Last Night's Parties: Missoni Premieres Pop-Up Line For Target, Fendi Helps Re-Launch The Boom Boom Room, And BlackBook Celebrates 15 Years

by Chelsea Burcz · September 8, 2011

    Fendi helped re-launch the Boom Boom Room, Missoni premiered their pop-up line for Target with the likes of Camilla Belle and Elizabeth Olsen, BlackBook celebrated 15 years with beers and True Blood's Alexander Skarsgard, and Surface To Air got rowdy with Kid Cudi! Pretty young things partied hard downtown last night!

    Missoni for Target Launch Party

    Where: Sixth Ave and 42nd Street

    Who was there: Guests, including Emma Roberts, Elizabeth Olsen, Malin Akerman, Alessandra Ambrosio, Margherita Maccapani Missoni, Rachel Zoe, Brad Goreski, Amar'e Stoudemire, Camilla Belle, Joy Bryant, Charlotte Moss, Camilla Alves, Kelly Bensimon, Nina Garcia, Nacho Figueras, Delfina Blaquier, Byrdie Bell, Derek Blasberg, Jen Brill, Mia Moretti, Dani Stahl,and Martha Stewart.

    Other details: Guests finally got to see the much anticipated Missoni pop-up line for Target - and people went crazy over it apparently. Missoni outfits were flying off the shelves at the jam packed, star-studded event. Also, Target brought Little Marina, a 25-foot doll, to New York to cover the launch for her Target-created blog, “All the Way Up Here,” where she posed for pictures and communicated with her new friends through social media channels. The line premieres to the public today!

    Fendi O' Help Relaunch Boom Boom Room

    Where: Boom Boom Room

    Who was there: Guests reveling in the re-launch included Waris Ahluwalia, Hailey Gates, Lauren De Niro, Johan Lindeberg, Sophia Lamar, and Malik So Chic.

    Other details: The Boom Boom Room re-opened it's doors with the help of Fendi. The anticipation of the re-opening caused the event to be packed full of guests and socialites - so much so that people could barely move.

    Bright Young Things Opening Party

    Where: MINA Gallery

    Who was there: Artist Justin Belmont was in attendance with friends.

    Other details: The latest exhibit from Not A Gallery was displayed at MINA. The space also features mannequins curated by Julia von Boehm, Peter Davis, Kristian Laliberte, David Lipke, Andrew Lutjens, Luigi Tadini, Patti Wilson and more. Complimentary cocktails and music were provided by BAKER. Designer Timo Weiland was the special guest and DJed for the evening. Go HERE for more photos!

    BLK DNM FILM 2 Screening

    Where: BLK DNM

    Who was there: Designer Johan Lindeberg, his daughter Blue, and Waris Ahluwalia were all in attendance to see Martin De Thurah's latest film.

    Other details: The event was a private screening of Film 2, a BLK DNM short film directed by Martin De Thurah and starring Raina Hamner with a focus on fashion. Go HERE for more photos!

    Rachel Zoe's Birthday Party at Electric Room

    Where: Electric Room beneath the Dream Hotel

    Who was there: Rachel Zoe along with hubby Rodger Berman, celebrated with friends such as Nur Khan, Samantha Ronson, Joy Bryant, Derek Blasberg, and Nate Berkus.

    Other details: Rachel Zoe made her rounds last night, even fitting in her own birthday party. DJ Justin Dean Thomas provided the tunes for the cozy b-day bash. Only fitting that the queen of style has a birthday during fashion week, eh?

    BlackBook 15th Anniversary Party

    Where: PH-D Rooftop at Dream Hotel

    Who was there: Guests included Alexander Skarsgard, Kristin Bauer, Bryan Greenberg, Estelle, Perez Hilton, Rocsi Diaz, Cara Santana, Byrdie Bell, Nyasha Zimucha, Cory Williams, Troy Cooper, Candice Kumai, Ashley Sousa, Rosemary Ponzo and Matt Nordgren, among many others.

    Other details: BlackBook celebrated 15 years with it's latest cover boy Alexander Skarsgard. True Blood co-stars Skarsgard and Kristin Bauer hung out together at the rooftop celebration, where guests sipped on Tequila Don Julio and Heineken, and enjoyed Camacho Cigars on the balcony with musical entertainment by Das Racist and Neon Indian. Go HERE for more photos!

    Surface To Air Opening and After Party

    Where: Surface To Air, Mercer Street and B Bar

    Who was there: Guests included the fashionable and the musical, with such names as Diane Birch, A-Trak, Jus Ske, Daphne Javitch, Johnny Misheff, Sarah Sophie Flicker, Genevieve Jones, Jeremi Rozan, Aldric Spee, and Aaron Young. At the after party David Macklovitch (of Chromeo), Kid Cudi, Ezra Koenig (of Vampire Weekend), Genevieve Jones, Alan Palomo (of Neon Indian), and Kristian LaLiberte joined in the party.

    Other details: Guests got a sneak preview of the store on Mercer Street while a Kid Cudi short film was screened. Socialites shopped and sipped cocktails. Go HERE for photos!

    Harper's Bazaar Greatist Hits Book Launch and Exhibition Opening

    Where: International Center of Photography

    Who was there: Guests included Terry Richardson, Mark Seliger, Donna Karan, Rachel Zoe, Alan Cumming, Elie Tahari, Martha Stewart, and Derek Blasberg.

    Other details: Launch party for Glenda Bailey and Stephen Gan's book compiling their best covers throughout the years. Go HERE for more photos and HERE for our post!

    The Couture Council of the Museum at FIT 7th Annual Award Benefit Luncheon Honoring Valentino

    Where: David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center

    Who was there: Guests, such as Anna Wintour, Valentino Garavani, Diane von Furstenberg, Giancarlo Giammetti, Pierpaolo Piccioli, Maria Grazia Chiuri, Kobe Bryant, Daphne Guinness and Ivanka Trump, came out to support Valentino's recognition.

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    W Hotels Celebrates Jenné Lombardo, Global Fashion Director and the Spring 2012 Fashion Next Designers

    Where: W New York

    Who was there: Notable guests included Waris Ahluwalia, Mickey Boardman, Athena Calderone, Adam Glassman, Simon Parsons, Ric Pipino, Dan Ragone, Tara Subkoff, Whitney Vargas, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, and the Fashion Next designers: Bibhu Mohapatra, Yara Flinn of Nomia, Juan Carlos Obando, Michael Angel, Leana Zuniga of Electric Feathers, and Joshua Cooper and Laurence Chandler of Rochambeau.

    Other details: W Hotels hosted Eva Ziegler, Global Brand Leader of W Hotels, and Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Fashion Director at Lincoln Center and Fashion Consultant at IMG, along with Jenné Lombardo, W Hotels’ new Global Fashion Director, in welcoming this season’s Fashion Next designers. The six designers, who specialize in a range of concepts from tailored menswear to reversible dresses, were handpicked by Lombardo to join the third season of Fashion Next, the W Hotels fashion initiative that fosters and supports emerging designers.

    [Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Jenné Lombardo]

    Lucky FABB Conference for Bloggers

    Where: Apella

    Who was there: Guests included Whitney Pozgay, Coco Rocha, Lola Rykiel, Timo Weiland, Moises de la Renta, Susie Lau, and Scott Lipps.

    Other details: Lucky Magazine's FABB conference wrapped up with Ellie Goulding serenading fashion editors like Brandon Holley and Jen Ford while Kelly Framel, Moises De La Renta and Lola Ryikel partied and tweeted.

    'Night for a Cure' Benefit by Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and Clark's Botanicals

    Where: Mondrian Soho

    Who was there: Guests included Narciso Rodriguez, Thakoon Panichgul, and Peter Som, actress Taraji Henson, model Hilary Rhoda, celebrity stylists Arianne Phillips and Mary Alice Stephenson.

    Other details: Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and Clark's Botanicals are co-hosted the 'Night for a Cure' benefit with Julianne Moore, W' Stefano Tonchi and a performance by Moby. Hors d'oeuvres were from Executive Chef Sam Talbot of Mondrian Soho and Surf Lodge in Montauk, an open bar provided by Grey Goose and desserts by Crumbs Bake Shop.

    Premiere of Sony Pictures Classics Take Shelter

    Where: Landmark Sunshine Theater

    Who was there: Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, director Jeff Nichols and Sony Pictures Classics’ Co-Presidents Michael Barker and Tom Bernard were in attendence, along with additional guests Vanessa Bayer, Maggie Betts, Pepper Binkley, Rose Byrne, Anna Camp, Chanel Farrell,  Alistair Banks Griffin,  Jessica Joffe, Britne Oldford, Imogen Poots, and Alexia Rasmussen.

    Other details: The Vault at Pfaff’s served as the location for the after party - and it will officially open to the public tomorrow. The venue is an incarnation of the famous watering hole that occupied the space in the 1850’s. All of the staff’s uniforms were created by designer Christian Siriano.

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