Last Night's Parties: Zac Posen Opens Z Spoke In Meatpacking, Booktracks Launches, US Open Begins With Bang

by Christina Makoyawo · August 25, 2011

    From Zac Posen's celebratory Z Spoke store opening, to the uber-exclusive dinner and launch party for Booktrack, and all of the events celebrating the US Open, check out what happened last night...

    Z Spoke Zac Posen Store Opening

    Where: Z Spoke, Meatpacking District

    Who Was There: Zac Posen, Coco Rocha, Arden Wohl, Genevieve Jones, Ally Hilfiger, Susan Davidson, Anna Cleveland, Pat Cleveland, Michelle Harper, James Conran, Jillian Sinel, Alina Cho, Ann Dexter-Jones, Alexis Bryan Morgan, Nary Manivong, Crystal Renn, Steve Hash, Susan Posen, Nathaniel Moore, Lauren Nerage, Natalie Obradovich, Kristian Laliberte, Heidi Hayden

    Other Details: The store opening for Zac Posen's secondary brand Z Spoke last night was flooded with models and social starlets, all friends of Posen.



    VIP Dinner Honoring The Booktrack Launch

    Where: Yotel Hotel

    Who Was There: Brooke Geahan, Georgina Chapman, Paul Haggis, Salman Rushdie, Courtney Love, Paul Sevigny, Peter Davis, Natalie Obradovich, Jason Rossi, Bobby Kennedy, Mark Cameron

    Other Details: The VIP private dinner honoring the launch of Booktrack took place at the chic Yotel Hotel last night. Brooke Geahan took the reigns of master of ceremonies for the evening leading to the after-party in Yotel's lounge where the DJ was Paul Sevigny.

    View more photos of the BookTrack Launch Party HERE.

    Observer US Open Kickoff Party For The Observer Tennis Magazine

    Where: The Sheffield

    Who Was There: Michael Walther, Katherine Despagni, Raymie Moynagh, John Bison, Michael Yee, Keino Benjamin, Dawne Marie Grannum, Stephen Robson, Vevlyn Wright, David Gursky, Tim Hillert, Dustin Stein, Jodie Stein, Vivek Baliga, Kuljit Rathor, Suhel Jagtieni

    Other Details: The New York Observer celebrated the launch of their upcoming Observer Tennis Magazine. The night was full of refreshing cocktails, light appetizers and fun tennis giveaways.

    L.E.S Cirque "The Feast" Night 2

    Where: Hotel on Rivington

    Other Details: Last night was the second night of the annual pop-up restaurant known as L.E.S Cirque. Also hosted by Grey Goose® Vodka and designed by DeVinn Bruce, The Feast continued on with Le Cirque's 2-star Michelin Chef Craig Hopson and Grey Goose master mixologist Nick Mauton.

    Go HERE for more photos of night 2.

    XXX at US Open ROCK THE SET Presented by Heineken

    Where: Terminal 5

    Who Was There: Selita Ebanks, Chace Crawford, Adrienne Bailon, Christian Sirano, Frank Moser, Gregg Gillis, Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino of Matt & Kim, Sal Masekela, Jim Courier, John Starks, Amer Delic, Charles Smith

    Other Details: Sponsored by Heineken, Rock The Set concert was to commemorate the start of this year's US Open. Matt & Kim took the stage to perform some of their electric hits.

    "Chasing Madoff-Unfortunately, a True Story" Screening

    Where: The Academy Theater at Lighthouse International

    Who Was There: Charles Cohen, Barbara Walters, Michael Ocrant, Frank Casey, Jeff Prosserman (director), Harry Markopolos (author), Clo Cohen, Gaytri Kachroo, Peggy Siegal

    Other Details: The Cohen Media Group presented a special screening of "Chasing Madoff- Unfortunately, a True Story." The upcoming documentary is the second film project to surface since the Madoff scandal. The film arrives in select theaters on Aug. 26.