Last Night's Parties: Michael Kors Turns 30, Chelsea Clinton & Mark Mezvinsky Prove They're Happy

by Mara Siegler · February 17, 2011

    Judy Collins sings "Over The Rainbow" to Michael Kors, Hahn-Bin rocks the Boom Boom Room, and Cate Blanchett checks out the Van Cleef & Arpels exhibition. Derek Lam had a dinner, Proenza Schouler had a party, and Blake Lively showed up at Marchesa in tangerine tassels. Things got out of hand the last night of Fashion Week!

    Michael Kors 30th Anniversary

    Where: The Carlyle Hotel

    Who Was There: Karolina Kurkova, Michael Kors, Isabeli Fontana, Rene Russo, Judy Collins, Debra Messing, Emma Roberts, Angie Harmon, Chanel Iman, Cindi Leive, Anjelica Huston

    Other Details: Michael Kors's show turned out the Hollywood contingent (Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta Jones, Emma Roberts), the Broadway contingent (Bette Midler) and the socialite contingent (Aerin Lauder, Marjorie Gubelmann). After sending looks down the runway, he celebrated the 30th anniversary of his sportswear label with a party at the Carlyle where Judy Collins sang "Over the Rainbow" to guests.

    Gala To Celebrate SET IN STYLE: THE JEWELRY OF VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Exhibition

    Where: Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

    Who Was There: Chelsea Clinton, Cate Blanchett, Vera Wang, Piper Perabo, Blake Lively, Nicholas Bos, Carolyn Murphy, Jason Wu, Lizzie Tisch, Jonathan Tisch

    Other Details: Despite rumors of their impending break-up, Chelsea Clinton and Mark Mezvinsky looked happy as ever at the Gala. The exhibition showcases 300 of Van Cleef & Arpels' most creations, from Wallis Simpson's zip-up necklace, to designs made for Jackie Onassis, Elizabeth Taylor and Grace Kelly. [Via]

    Derek Lam/Last Magazine Indochine dinner

    Where: Indochine

    Other Details: Reviews on this party, sponsored by Kanon vodka, were mixed. said, "The party at indochine has to be the worst managed of . But i guess it's great if u like music from 2004 and "tee shirts." Rumor has it they were playing INXS. Some people like that.  @ Tweeted: "Most fun dance-off ever with @ at indochine. And that's all folks." [Via]



    PROENZA SCHOULER Fall 2011 Fashion Show - After Party with BELVEDERE

    Where: Pyramid

    Who Was There: Chloe Sevigny, Terry Richardson, Tara Subkof, Lazaro Hernandez, Jen Brill

    Other Details: said, " The Proenza Schouler after party was fun last night but I'm feeling like I'm ready for a serious detox after this week." [Via]



    Where: Le Bain

    Who Was There: Misshapes, Jeremy Scott, Susanne Bartsch, Sophie Lamar, Leigh Lezark, Bryan Boy, Kelly Osbourne

    Other Details: Twitter went nuts over last night's party at Le Bain, calling the fete "Insane," and stating that Kelly Osbourne was dancing her face off.   To take a look pics from the show go HERE. Photos of the party can be seen HERE.


    ADAM KIMMEL & CARHARTT Celebrate The 2011 Collection With HANK III

    Where: Don Hill's

    Who Was There: Leelee Sobieski, Adam Kimmel, Hank Williams III, Nur Khan

    Other Details: Hank Williams III rocked the after party. "Hank III @ Hills for Adam Kimmel/Carhart is almost as hot as Iggy Pop last season. Country honky tonk fall 2011 [Via]



    MARCHESA Fall 2011 After-Show Dinner

    Where: The Lambs Club

    Who Was There: Eve, Meredith Ostrom, Harvey Weinstein, Georgina Chapman, Tinsley Mortimer, Sky Nellor, Blake Lively, Rachel Roy, Kelly Osbourne, Kyle McLachlan

    Other Details: All eyes were on Blake Lively at the Marchesa bash. Her dress, decorated in orange tassels, is by the designer. [Via]


    1stdibs, NYDC and Elle Decor celebrate the opening of1stdibs@NYDC

    Where: NYDC

    Who Was There: Chuck Scarborough, Ellen Scarborough, Juan Montoya, Fern Mallis, Michael Boodro, Jim Druckman

    Other Details: Elle Decor and friends celebrated 1stdibs, a new 33,000 square foot space on the 10th floor of the New York Design Center. Guests took a look around and enjoyed the complimentary wine.  [Via]

    Gilt Man Dinner Party to Celebrate NEW YORK FASHION WEEK

    Where: Fedora

    Who Was There: Euan Rellie, David Neville, Susan Lyne, Douglas Hand, Jared Flint, Sean Avery, Gay Talese, Tyler Thoreson, Andy Cohen, Catherine Keener, Jonathan Auerbach

    Other Details: Euan Rellie, Sean Avery, Tyler Thoreson and John Auerbach threw this fete at the newly re-opened Wisconsinite haven Fedora.


    Where: Waldorf Astoria

    Who Was There: Frank A. Bennack Jr, Barbara Walters, Martha Stewart, Pat Mitchell

    Other Details: The Paley Center honored their own last night, with an event celebrating Frank A. Bennack, Jr., Vice Chairman & CEO, Hearst Corporation, on his 20th Anniversary as Chairman of The Paley Center for Media. [Via]


    V MAGAZINE hosts a Special Performance by HAHN-BIN

    Where: Top of the Standard

    Who Was There: Hahn-Bin, James Kaliardos, Kristina O'Neill, Derek Blasberg, Nicole Fritton, Stephen Gan, Paul Rowland, Cecilia Dean, David Byrne

    Other Details: It's amazing that after Stephen Gan and Cecilia Dean threw such an epic party for VMan at the Mondrian the night before, they could pull off this event. But they did! Classical violinist Hahn Bin performed at the Boom Boom Room for a rapt crowd. [Via]

    Tinsley Mortimer Carolyn Murphy Don Hills Chloe Sevigny Sean Avery Belvedere Blake Lively Emma Roberts Martha Stewart Nur Khan Terry Richardson Derek Blasberg Michael Kors Georgina Chapman Debra Messing Piper Perabo Jared Flint Harvey Weinstein Cindi Leive Vera Wang Leigh Lezark indochine Jason Wu Chanel Iman Rachel Roy Paul Rowland Waldorf Astoria Angie Harmon Chelsea Clinton Sky Nellor Rene Russo Andy Cohen Fern Mallis Jen Brill Jeremy Scott Gay Talese David Byrne Jonathan Tisch anjelica huston Euan Rellie Lazaro Hernandez Karolina Kurkova Barbara Walters Cate Blanchett Kelly Osbourne MisShapes Eve Lizzie Tisch Catherine Keener Judy Collins Chuck Scarborough Top of the Standard Susanne Bartsch Leelee Sobieski BRyan Boy Ellen Scarborough David Neville Le Bain adam kimmel The Lambs Club NYDC Cecilia Dean Tyler Thoreson Gilt Man Meredith Ostrom Stephen Gan James Kaliardos Fedora Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Nicholas Bos Isabeli Fontana The Carlyle Hotel Michael Kors 30th Anniversary Derek Lam/Last Magazine Indochine dinner PROENZA SCHOULER Fall 2011 Fashion Show PROENZA SCHOULER after party Pyramid Tara Subkof JEREMY SCOTT AFTER SHOW PARTY Sophie Lamar ADAM KIMMEL & CARHARTT Celebrate The 2011 Collection With HANK III Hank Williams III MARCHESA Fall 2011 After-Show Dinner Kyle McLachlan 1stdibs NYDC and Elle Decor celebrate the opening of1stdibs@NYDC Oliver Juan Montoya Michael Boodro Jim Druckman Gilt Man Dinner Party to Celebrate NEW YORK FASHION WEEK Susan Lyne Douglas Hand Jonathon Auerbach The PALEY CENTER NEW YORK GALA in honor of FRANK A. BENNACK JR. Frank A. Bennack Jr Pat Mitchell V MAGAZINE hosts a Special Performance by HAHN-BIN