Fashion Luminaries Attend Glitzy Galas in New York City
Wayuu Taya Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary
The Wayuu Taya Foundation recently held its 20th anniversary gala at the Urban Zen Center in New York City, bringing together fashion elite and philanthropists. The event honored Carolina Herrera, who wore a stunning two-piece from her latest collection. Notable attendees included Iman, Nicole Miller, and Omar Hernandez. The foundation’s founder, Patricia Velasquez, emphasized the importance of creating conditions that allow individuals to thrive in their homelands.
Children’s Book Launch Party with a Cause
Lara Eurdolian, a beauty marketing guru, recently launched her children’s book, “Charlie at the Pom Springs Hotel,” at the Animal Haven Soho Loft in New York City. Co-hosted by Patricia Field, the event featured various activities and sponsors who donated a portion of the proceeds to benefit selected nonprofits. Guests enjoyed drinks, food, activations, and gift bags.
Latin Ignition Lights Up New York Fashion Week
Emilio Estefan and Consuelo Vanderbilt co-hosted the Latin Ignition runway event at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum during New York Fashion Week. The event showcased Latin designers such as Alvin Valley, Laura Garcia, Nabys Vielman, and César Galindo.
Lifeline New York Benefit Dinner Supports Children’s Hospitals
Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia co-hosted the Lifeline New York Benefit Dinner at the Explorers Club. The event aimed to support children’s hospitals in Serbia. Princess Katherine wore a pink two-piece by Maria Coca, and notable guests included David Hryck, Susan Gutfreund, and Cheri Kaufman.
Old Hollywood Glamour Halloween Soiree
Actress Leesa Rowland and real estate mogul Larry Wohl co-hosted the Old Hollywood Glamour Halloween Soiree at The Venue at the Hard Rock Hotel Times Square. The event paid tribute to the Golden Era of Hollywood, with guests dressing up in vintage looks. Rowland wore a vegan dress by Marc Bouwer, and notable attendees included Pedro Oberto and Carmen D’Alessio.
Bronx and Banco Bridal Collection Runway Show
The Bronx and Banco 2024 Bridal Collection Runway Show stole the spotlight during New York Fashion Week. Held at the Baccarat Hotel, the event showcased the brand’s upscale attire. Nicky Hilton Rothschild, Coco Rocha, and Olivia Palermo were among the notable guests.
Frick Collection Autumn Gala Raises Funds
The Frick Collection hosted its Autumn Gala at the Metropolitan Club to support the reopening of the museum in late 2024. The event honored philanthropist Elizabeth M. Eveillard and raised approximately $1.35 million for the museum and the Frick Art Reference Library.
Global Lyme Alliance Gala Raises Awareness
The Global Lyme Alliance held its 8th annual gala at Cipriani 42nd Street, raising over $1.6 million for Lyme and tick-borne disease research and awareness. The star-studded event featured actor Christopher Meloni and a special musical performance by Debbie Gibson. This year, the GLA honored Kenzie Vath, a dedicated advocate for those suffering from Lyme.
Teens for Food Justice Gala Supports Nutritional Health
Ariana DeBose and celebrity chef Melba Wilson co-hosted the Teens for Food Justice 2023 gala, raising over $900,000 to improve nutritional health in low-income communities. The benefit focuses on school-based, hydroponic farming led by youth. The event honored Randy Stern and Alyssa Gardner-Vazquez.
Overall, New York City’s fashion luminaries have shown their support for various causes through glitzy galas and events, making a stylish impact on the philanthropic scene.
Original Story at www.forbes.com – 2023-11-19 15:00:00