Last Night's Parties: Playboy Exhibit Opens; Opening Ceremony Celebrates Bastille Day With Andre Saraiva

by Jonee Nunes · July 15, 2011

    Peter Davis, Yael Afalo, MJ Diehl, and Roman Milisic look at Playboy; Alan Cumming launches his second fragrance; Le Baron's Andre Saraiva celebrated Bastille Day; belly dancers performed and more! Last night's parties showed off their moves!

    Opening Ceremony Celebrates Bastille Day and Launch of Limited Edition Saint James shirts for Le Bain

    Where: The Standard

    Who Was There: Andre Saraiva, Genevieve Jones, Natacha Polaert, Peter Davis, Jean-Phillipe Delhomme, Derek Blasberg, Alison Chemla

    Other Details: Opening Ceremony celebrated Bastille Day and the collaboration of the Saint James Factory and Andre Saraiva, with fireworks on the rooftop of The Standard last night.  The brand designed a shirt, inspired by the traditional uniform of French sailors.    Vive La France! [via]

    Playboy Relives the Golden Years with Guests at Partners & Spade

    Where: Partners & Spade

    Who Was There: Peter Davis, Yael Afalo, MJ Diehl, Roman Milisic, Reggie Watts, Elizabeth Valleau.

    Other Details: The Playboy Commission a panel responsible for curating every Playboy issue including celebrity pictorials, and every Playmate ever photographed for exhibition at Partners & Spade.  Guests gathered last night to celebrate the launch of the exhibit featuring Tara Reid, Rebecca Romijn, and Jack Kerouac.  Guests viewed Playmate pioneers topless, spread-eagle, and in all their glory.  [via]

    The 2nd (Alan) Cumming Launches Second Fragrance

    Where: The Ace Hotel

    Who Was There: Yara Flinn, Christopher Brosius, John Bartlett, Gunilla Persson.

    Other Details: This is his second collaboration with perfumer Chrisopher Brosius.  A bathtub filled with 2nd  Alan Cumming and men's underwear left to soak was used as the sample for guests.  No doubt a bizarre way to provide a sample of the scent, but not as bizarre as some of Cumming's naked promo shots for his fragrance.  All funds go towards the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission and it is available for sale at the CB I Hate Perfume boutique.  [via]


    Casa La Femme and Me Oko Vodka Celebrate the Annual Grass Party Along with Owner Medhat Ibrahim Birthday Bash [Be sure to take a look at more photos HERE]

    Where: Casa La Femme

    Other Details: Me Oko Vodka sponsored a 2-in-one bash: Casa La Femme's Annual Grass Party, and the owner Medhat Ibrahim's birthday!  Known for their bellydancers,  Casa La Femme did not disappoint as the exotic dancers put guests in a trance with their sensual moves.  The room was also filled with endless hookah pipes, cigars and cocktails.  Go HERE for coverage of last year's Annual Grass Party. Be sure to check out more pics from this years party HERE.

    The Next Step Realty [Be sure to take a look at more photos HERE]

    Where: Patio 707 of Truffles Tribeca

    Other Details: The Next Step Realty offered guests a view of the Statue of Liberty with drinks.  Attendees mingled in last night's perfect summer breeze, listening to the sounds of a DJ, in support of The Next Step Realty's Summer Tour 2011.  Be sure to go HERE for more photos of the party!


    Third Order Exhibition Opens It's Doors [Be sure to take a look at more photos HERE]

    Where: Charles Bank Gallery

    Other Details: Exhbition curated by Cecilia Stucker, the art displayed attempts to serve as a catalyst of conversation.  Focusing on modes of communication, and the speed of information of demanded by readers, Third order provides a futuristic vibe for the guests of the gallery.  Go HERE to check out more photos from the opening!