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The Most Exciting Parties and Celebrity Events of the Week

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Ella Hunt attends the reopening of Acne Studios’ SoHo store. BFA.com/Courtesy Acne Studios.

Parties, galas, fêtes, get-togethers—whatever you want to call them, they’re integral parts of Hollywood, the fashion world, the arts, and society in general. Events are venues for fundraising, opportunities to drum up buzz around new initiatives and projects, and, above all, a fun reason for fancy people to get dressed up and have their picture taken. Of course, when the pandemic hit, parties were the first thing to go—and their absence was particularly poignant during digital-only fashion weeks, awards shows and art fairs. But with vaccinations on the rise, IRL events are starting to populate the cultural calendar once again. In an effort to make up for lost time, we’re keeping track of the best parties happening right now. Check back often to stay updated on what your favorite celebrities, artists, socialites, fashion plates, and public figures are up to as they emerge from many months of staying at home.

Meadow Walker at the Acne Studios SoHo store. BFA.com/Courtesy Acne Studios.

On December 9 Acne Studios celebrated the renovation and expansion of its Greene Street store in SoHo with an unequivocally cool crowd that included Meadow Walker, Ella Hunt, Oyinda, Aquaria and more. The VIP guests partook in bite-sized lobster rolls and champagne as they browsed the house’s spring 2022 collection before settling into an intimate dinner hosted by Acne Studios’ Mattias Magnusson and Mikael Schiller.

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Aquaria attends the reopening of Acne Studios’ SoHo store.

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It was a family affair at the New York City premiere of The Tender Bar, hosted by the Cinema Society at MoMA. While Ben Affleck couldn’t make it out east for the festivities on December 9, his co-stars Lily Rabe, Tye Sheridan, and Daniel Ranieri celebrated the film, which will be released on December 17. Above, Ranieri is joined by his Tender Bar co-star Max Casella and Succession’s Jihae at the after party at Armani/Ristorante.

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On December 6, theater’s best and brightest gathered at the Times Square Edition Hotel to celebrate the eight productions penned by Black playwrights are currently running on Broadway, in partnership with CAA Amplify, Broadway Advocacy Coalition, and The Movement Theatre Company. Jeremy O. Harris (above), Isaac Powell, Suzan-Lori Parks and Michael Urie arrived at the theater district to party with DJ Ari Grooves and watch a very special performance by Pose’s Dyllón Burnside.

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Charles Randolph-Wright and Isaac Powell posed together at the CAA celebration of Black Broadway in Times Square on December 6, 2021.

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Bryan Terrell Clark, Dyllón Burnside, and Luke James performed a rousing rendition of “Young Gifted and Black” that brought the crowd to their feet at the Times Square Edition on December 6.

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It’s been a while since the average Nordstrom store showcased one of their classic piano players. However, in New York City, on Decemeber 3, department store enlisted the talents of John Legend to play some of his hits (and some well-known holiday jingles, too, of course) for the crowd, which included Brooke Shields and Natasha Lyonne, Dominique Jackson, Nicole Ari Parker, Tituss Burgess, and more. Above, Shields and Lyonne pose together at John Legend’s “A Legendary Holiday” event at Nordstrom.

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Dominique Jackson in repose while John Legend tickled the ivories at Nordstrom’s “A Legendary Holiday” event on December 3.

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Lorde sang a selection of her hit songs on Thursday night in New York City at the Guggenheim museum, during Dior’s 2021 Guggenheim International Gala. While performing songs like “Buzzcut Season,” the New Zealand singer was accompanied by a live band—and wore a sparkling gold Dior suit to bring a healthy dose of shine to her colorful set.

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Jurnee Smollett, a noted friend of the maison, attended the gala—where the artists Etel Adnan, Jennie C. Jones, Cecilia Vicuña and Gillian Wearing were all honored. Adnan had sadly passed away over the weekend at 96 years old.

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Maya Hawke wore one of Dior womenswear designer Maria Grazia Chiuri’s signature silhouettes for the party.

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On Wednesday, November 17th, Grand Marnier and Law Roach hosted a pop-up experience at Studio 525 NYC to celebrate a newly inked partnership between the liquor brand and stylist of the moment. Attendees sipped on Roach’s custom cocktail, The Provocateur—a mix of Grand Marnier, tequila, ginger, lime, and turmeric. “This drink basically represents my day from start to finish,” Roach told W. “I usually start my morning with ginger tea with citrus and turmeric and I end the night drinking tequila socially.” While enjoying the cocktail, guests participated in an exclusive tasting of Grand Marnier’s portfolio of liqueurs and had the opportunity to create a custom scent inspired by the brand. There was also plenty of time to congratulate Roach on his latest achievement—the CFDA Style Icon Award given to his longtime client, Zendaya, just last week. “It was a dream come true,” he said. “I have been working toward that for ten years. It was a really beautiful night.”

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Law Roach.

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To celebrate the US debut of its Reflections of Nature High Jewelry Collection, De Beers Jewellers hosted a cocktail reception at its Madison Avenue boutique where the likes of Olivia Palermo, Tina Leung, Natasha Poly, Nina Agdal and more gathered among the magnificent array of natural diamonds, and even tried some pieces on for size. The November 17 event was deejayed by Mei Kwok and also served as a toast to the jeweller’s ongoing partnership with the New York Botanical Garden.

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Natasha Poly at the De Beers celebration for its Reflections of Nature High Jewelry collection.

Tina Leung at the De Beers celebration for its Reflections of Nature High Jewelry collection.

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On Thursday November 19th, during a week packed with events and happenings in New York City, heritage watchmaker, Breitling, celebrated the re-opening of their Madison Avenue flagship boutique. The event brought together global stars, including co-hosts Charlize Theron and Misty Copeland, and Breitling enthusiasts from around the world.

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The fully-redesigned space is based on the distinctive industrial-loft aesthetic that is already a defining part of Breitling’s brand identity, and now boasts two floors of relaxed shopping environment. Watch bars and lounge areas invite visitors to explore the timepieces in comfort and at their own pace

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On Tuesday, November 16th, Giorgio Armani hosted an intimate cocktail party in partnership with W at the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida to celebrate the launch of their Spring 2022 Limited Edition collection. Guests, including the stylist Kate Young, above, sipped grapefruit fizzes, snacked on miniature croque monsieurs and grooved to Italo Disco hits while they perused a poolside pop-up shop featuring luxurious cashmere and silk knits, crisp cotton trousers and sophisticated sheer blouses—the perfect capsule wardrobe for a seaside holiday. The pop-up, which also features exclusive colorways of the classic Prima bag, will be open through Friday, November 19.

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The party took place poolside at the historic Colony Hotel, with a pop-up space that opened onto the courtyard.

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The collection is made up of soft, neutral-hued pieces with pops of mint green, navy and fiery orange.

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On November 16th, influencers, models, and young actresses gathered on the 67th floor of a Manhattan Financial District skyscraper to celebrate the launch of Miu Miu’s newest collection, Miu Miu Nuit. The beloved Italian brand, worn by “It” girls everywhere and currently the center of the micro-mini skirt discourse, transformed the residential rooftop into Miu Miu Nuit Club, where Anna Sophia Robb and Emma Roberts sipped on Miu Miu-themed cocktails (Miu York seemed to be the fan favorite), Lupita Nyong’o and Ziwe took in the impeccable city views, and Paloma Elsesser danced to a DJ set from Rainey Qualley.

Emma Corrin and Tommy Dorfman

Ziwe and Anna Baryshnikov

Lupita Nyong’o

Ella Hunt

Paloma Elsesser and Richie Shazam

On Saturday, November 13, Juergen Teller, Dovile Drizyte, and W magazine editor in chief Sara Moonves hosted a dinner for their closest kin—both literal and figurative—celebrating the photographer’s new Rizzoli book, Donkey Man and Other Stories: Editorial Works Volume 1. Lynn Hirschberg, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Teller’s creative partner Drizyte, Justin Vivian Bond—who stars in the latest Loewe campaign shot by Teller—Proenza Schouler designer Jack McCollough, and Waris Ahluwalia were among the guests at the event, which doubled as a celebration for Teller and Drizyte’s return to New York City following their summertime wedding in Italy.

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Sara Moonves and Mary-Kate Olsen spent the evening noshing on Italian food at Emilio’s Ballato restaurant in Manhattan. The guests toasted with Basbas to celebrate the book release.

Pookie Burch and Ashley Olsen.

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Jack McCollough and Dovile Drizyte were joined by Teller’s longtime producer Emanuele Mascioni and Charles Mier from Rizzoli.

Alek Wek and Freja Beha Erichsen

Sara Moonves and Juergen Teller

After-dinner spirits were provided by Basbas Hierbas Spanish Liqueur.

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On Wednesday, November 10th, Hermès showed designer Nadège Vanhée-Cybulski’s take on eveningwear. The elegant, pared-down looks from the maison’s spring 2022 ready-to-wear collection—which included crop tops done in lambskin, column dresses studded with pearls, and frocks with bustiers—were shown at Frank Sinatra’s former residence in the San Fernando Valley. The filmmaker Miranda July described each look as it came past her down the runway, even pausing to give one model a sensual kiss.

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Kathryn Hahn attended the Grand Soir event, along with Victoria Pedretti and Yvonne Orji.

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Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann brought their daughter Iris to take in the fashions.

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A palette of red, black, and white compounded the collection, which provided a slight edge to the luxurious garments synonymous with the brand.

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A look from Hermès’s spring 2022 collection.

On Thursday, November 4, an intimate group of downtown darlings including Eli Brown and Evan Mock, pictured here, joined the artists and photographers Gray Sorrenti and Sebastian Faena for the launch of their new EP, Save Your Life. The event was held at the private, members- and invite-only lounge Cipriani Socialista.

Faena and Sorrenti performed songs from the EP live for members of the Sorrenti family and Stevie Wonder’s son, Kailand Morris. The vibe was entirely casual, with some guests seated on the floor.

Rebecca Dayan, who played Elsa Peretti in Netflix’s Halston miniseries, was also in attendance.

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On November 3, Emily Ratajkowski was joined by Ziwe, Moses Sumney, and Kristine Forseth to celebrate the release of her forthcoming book of essays titled My Body. The event, which was thrown in partnership with Tory Burch at the brand’s Mercer Street store in Soho, also boasted appearances from Tommy Dorfman and Karlie Kloss, as well as models Raven Leilani and Lisa Taddeo, who hosted a conversation with Ratajkowski in which they discussed the model’s new book.

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If Hollywood wanted to revive the Night at the Museum franchise, perhaps it could move the action about twenty blocks down to Bergdorf Goodman for “Night at the Department Store.” It would be a world where mannequins came to life, spirits roamed the couture collection floor, and Chloë Sevigny and Ella Emhoff were just there, hanging out. Of course, they might have to buy the rights to the idea from Marc Jacobs, who threw an intimate after-dark tour full of spectral surprises through the famed store on Thursday night, culminating in a dinner. The fête was all in celebration of Jacobs’s and Bergdorf’s recent pact that will see the store become the exclusive retailer for the designer’s runway collections.

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Guests including Anna Sui, Kim Petras, Hailey Benton-Gates, and Amelia Gray Hamlin filtered into the ground floor of the store at about 8 o’clock pm. Between mingling and sipping flutes of Champagne, guests were given mini-Maglite flashlights and tasked to hunt around for envelopes scattered among the handbag selection. We were told it would all make sense later.

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RuPaul’s Drag Race alum Scarlet Envy suddenly appeared and led guests up to the second floor to introduce a special burlesque act: Brooklyn performer West Dakota doing an energetic lip sync to a classic Ella Fitzgerald scat number.

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From there, the Maglites led guests to the fourth floor, where they were greeted with a sound bath and tarot card readers (one of whom was wearing an Anna Sui caftan, which the designer herself instantly recognized). Turns out, Tarot cards were inside the envelopes from earlier, and the readers explained their mystic meaning. After hearing her fortune, one guest wondered if her card had anything to say about a man in her future. Unfortunately, a single card didn’t have all the answers.

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Finally, it was up to the restaurant on the seventh floor for dinner, but there were a few more surprises in store. Mannequins wearing Jacobs’s latest collection were stationed on the perimeters of the room—but to many guests’ surprise, some came to life throughout the evening, revealing themselves as performers in white morphsuits.

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The events of the night, as it turns out, may have been more than Halloween appropriate, but were actually imagined as a celebration of the ‘lightness coming through the dark’ inspiration behind Jacobs’s latest collection.

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On October 26, Armani returned to Dubai for the first time in 11 years to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the opening of the Armani hotels in Milan and United Arab Emirates city. Named One Night Only Dubai, the event opened with the Giorgio Armani men’s and women’s spring 2022 runway show and a selection of Armani Privé Haute Couture looks from the fall 2021 Shine collection. Here, Jurnee Smollett joins Roberta Armani and Lily James for a photograph.

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Giorgio Armani takes a bow.

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Following the runway presentation, Coldplay’s Chris Martin played a live performance of tracks from his band’s latest album, “Music of the Spheres”—notably, he was barefoot.

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On Tuesday, October 26, Alan Cumming commemorated the release of his second latest memoir, Baggage: Tales From a Fully Packed Life. The debonair Scotsman celebrated with a DJ set by Lady Bunny and a gaggle of friends, old and new, at Le Chalet at L’Avenue at Saks. Here he is pictured having a good time in a mixed pattern suit (sans jacket) with Cynthia Rowley.

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On Friday, October 22 artist Tschabalala Self collaborated with UGG for her first live performance at Performa 2021 Biennial in Harlem at the Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell, as friends and collaborators of the artist, such as Telfar Clemens (pictured above with the artist), Zuri Marley and Richie Shazam arrived for the show called “Sounding Board.”

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Self, who is primarily known for her paintings that examine everyday Black life, chose to explore the interpersonal dynamics of a couple in strife through scenes from a play she has written and directed called “Sounding Board,” because “couples appear a lot in my painting practice and in some ways, a couple can be a metaphor for one individual,” she explained after the performance, during a celebration at Red Rooster. “It’s like the interior self versus the exterior self. But it also can represent two people, and create a dialog between a pair, or another interpretation is that it’s an internal dialog in one person’s mind.” The artist chose to collaborate with UGG for the stage performance’s costumes because she needed shoes for the characters, so they worked together to outfit everyone in pieces from the upcoming UGG x Tschabalala Self collaboration, which will debut in Spring 2022. “I knew I wanted this project to be fully aestheticized, and when UGG reached out, it was the perfect opportunity to push the costume element further because they can produce shoes,” she went on. The artist applied some of her own patterns to some of the classic boot silhouettes, as well as outerwear. The checkerboard is especially important to Self, as it is a motif that she uses in her paintings, and also has some laid down on the floor in her studio. “There’s a duality to the checkers, which is in the play as well,” she said.

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Self was joined at Red Rooster for an intimate dinner with model Chanel Iman (pictured above), artist Marilyn Minter, and director and chief curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem Thelma Golden. “It was great to bring everyone uptown,” Self said. “We had a great, beautiful cultural experience in Harlem, and to be able to celebrate my art practice here—Harlem is my real muse.”

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On Wednesday, October 20, UGG celebrated their Fall 2021 “The Perfect___” campaign at The Waverly Inn with campaign models Duckie Thot, Maye Musk, and Parris Goebel.

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Guests at the UGG Fall 2021 campaign celebration also included Rowan Blanchard and Richie Shazam.

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On Tuesday, October 19, the classical pianist and musician Chloe Flower presented two original songs she’d written exclusively for Krug in celebration of the Champagne brand’s latest release, Les Creations de 2008—arguably the most anticipated release in the world of fine spirits. Guests were treated to the Krug 2008 and Krug Grande Cuvée 164th Edition variations, paired with Flower’s musical arrangements.

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Guests including Prabal Gurung, Phillip Lim, and Sally Lapointe, pictured here, attended a dinner by chef Angie Mar following the concert presentation at Williamsburg concept store Somerset House.

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“I knew I wanted to do something radical on the red carpet from the beginning. I grew up watching Joan Rivers and Steve Kmetko host the E! Red carpet when things were really weird on the red carpet,” Schiaparelli designer Daniel Roseberry told us Tuesday evening inside the brand’s new store space inside Manhattan’s iconic Bergdorf Goodman. “The stylists and the stars who have gravitated towards the house are the ones who have wanted to shake things up and push boundaries.” Mission accomplished. This year alone, Schiaparelli has been responsible for statement-making outfits worn by the likes of Bella Hadid at Cannes, Lady Gaga at Joe Biden’s Inauguration, and Jeremy O. Harris at the Tonys. So, the opening of the boutique, Schiaparelli’s first store outside of Paris since the house was re-launched in 2012, felt like something of a victory lap.

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Stars like Paloma Elsesser, Julia Fox, and Richie Shazam came out to fete the opening on Tuesday night. The space itself was designed by Roseberry and the architect Daniel Romualdez with nods to both current house codes and Elsa Schiaparelli herself. “The brief was sort of a surrealist salon,” said Roseberry. “We referenced the old Jean-Michel Frank that he did for Elsa: white plaster, wood floors, Schiaparelli gold, black lacquer.” Much like in the clothing, golden representations of the human body (eyes built into clothing racks, a giant tooth place in front, and a bust of Roseberry’s frequent model muse Maggie Maurer on a shelf) are placed throughout.

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“We’re just thrilled to have a permanent home for the collection here in the U.S.,” said Darcy Penick, President of Bergdorf Goodman.

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Lee Pace and Moses Sumney, dressed by the house, joined by Matthew Foley, Maurer, and Anh Duong, were amongst the VIP guests in attendance.

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As did Cleo Letan, Olympia Letan, Gary Robinson, Andre Walker

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An intimate dinner at Emilio’s Ballato in Soho on Thursday, September 16th continued a tradition started at Palm Heights, an all-suites boutique hotel in the Cayman Island: Mambo Italiano. Essentially a celebration of two little pleasures almost everyone loves — karaoke and Italian food — guests dined on pasta while being treated to an intimate performance by musician Okay Kaya. The Jagjaguwar-signed musician then opened the floor to anyone who wished to sing. Renditions of “Like a Prayer” and “Jolene” followed.

Danielle Levitt

Fresh of his New York Fashion Week show for his line Luar, designer Raul Lopez, joined guests. His new Ana bag was also spotted amongst the crowd before finding its way onto the arms of Dua Lipa the next week. Photos of the night were captured on a disposable camera by the photographer and director Danielle Levitt.

Jake Brodsky, the executive chef of the resort’s restaurant Tillies, played defacto emcee for the night. Other guests included Chloe Wise, Marjon Carlos, Eric Wareheim, and Pierre Serrao of Ghetto Gastro.

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On Sunday, September 19th, Gabriella Khalil, founder and creative director of Palm Heights, hosted an edition of “Habibi Nights” in Brooklyn. A silent auction raised funds for the Lebanese Food Bank, while guests were entertained by Sudanese musician Alsarah and Lebanese drag queen Anya Kneez. Above, guests Maryam Davani Hosseini, Miski, and Noor Elkhaldi celebrate.

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Susan Alexandra, one of Instagram’s favorite handbag designers, attends Palm Heights’s Habibi Nights event.

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Chloe Wise, Brianna Lance, and Brooke Wise attend Palm Heights’s Habibi Nights events.

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Dan Levy, Lily Collins, Mercedes Abramo, and Finneas celebrated the launch of the Clash [Un]limited collection and Clash de Cartier exhibition with an intimate rooftop dinner and performance in Los Angeles on August 24.

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Finneas, who was Cartier’s creative collaborator on the project, performed at the event.

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Ella Balinska at the Cartier party.

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Real Housewives of Beverly Hills gem Kathy Hilton and Dan Levy at Cartier’s dinner.

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Billie Eilish at the celebration for her new album, Happier Than Ever, on July 29, 2021 in Los Angeles.

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Jaden Smith wore a stack of pearls and multicolored beaded jewelry at Billie Eilish’s party for her new album, Happier Than Ever.

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After this photo was taken, Eilish wrote in lipstick on the mirror, “Nobody saw me in the lobby, nobody saw me in your arms”—lyrics from “Billie Bossa Nova,” off her new album Happier Than Ever.

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Olivia Rodrigo attends the “Happier Than Ever: The Destination” celebration, presented by Billie Eilish and Spotify, for Eilish’s new album on July 29, 2021.

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Dove Cameron at Billie Eilish’s “Happier Than Ever: The Destination” party on July 29, 2021 in L.A.

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Willow Smith and Tyler Cole

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Matt Damon and David Schwimmer pose together at the after party for Stillwater, director Tom McCarthy’s second feature since his Academy Award-winning film Spotlight, on July 26, 2021 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York.

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Detective Stabler—aka Christopher Meloni—attended the premiere and after party for Stillwater, Matt Damon’s latest blockbuster, on July 26, 2021 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York.

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Tommy Dorfman and Lucas Hedges got cozy at Cinespia’s Josie and the Pussycats screening on July 23, 2021 at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Coco Rocha, Jonathan Cheban, and Ellen von Unwerth attend the World Influencers and Bloggers Awards on July 12, 2021 in Cannes, France.

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Megan Thee Stallion performs at Hakkasan Nightclub on July 11, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Jeremy O. Harris, Mamie Gummer, and Mark Ronson attend the Gucci and Saltzman family’s celebration of the opening of the house’s East Hampton boutique on July 10, 2021 in East Hampton, New York.

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Tyler Mitchell and Satchell Lee attend the Gucci and Saltzman family’s celebration of the opening of the house’s East Hampton boutique on July 10, 2021 in East Hampton, New York.

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Drew Barrymore attends the Gucci and Saltzman family’s celebration of the opening of the house’s East Hampton boutique on July 10, 2021 in East Hampton, New York.

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Tygapaw DJs at the Gucci and Saltzman family’s celebration of the opening of the house’s East Hampton boutique on July 10, 2021 in East Hampton, New York.

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Bella Hadid and Carla Bruni attend the Dior dinner during the 74th annual Cannes Film Festival on July 10, 2021 in Cannes, France. Photo by Arnold Jerocki via Getty Images

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Maggie Gyllenhaal attends the Dior dinner during the 74th annual Cannes Film Festival on July 10, 2021 in Cannes, France.

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Isabelle Adjani attends the Dior dinner during the 74th annual Cannes Film Festival on July 10, 2021 in Cannes, France.

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Adrien Brody attends the Dior dinner during the 74th annual Cannes Film Festival on July 10, 2021 in Cannes, France.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain at the Chopard Trophy dinner during the 74th annual Cannes Film Festival on July 9, 2021 in Cannes, France.

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Soo Joo Park at the Chopard Trophy dinner during the 74th annual Cannes Film Festival on July 9, 2021 in Cannes, France.

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Abigail Breslin and Camille Cottin attend the Stillwater Cannes Filmmaker dinner at La Terrasse on July 8, 2021 in Cannes, France.

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Matt Damon and Lilou Siauvaud attend the Stillwater Cannes Filmmaker dinner at La Terrasse on July 8, 2021 in Cannes, France.

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Snoop Dogg attends the Wonderbrett Hollywood flagship store opening celebration on July 8, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

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James Harden, Lil Baby and Lewis Hamilton attend the Balenciaga 50th Couture Collection Dinner on July 7th 2021 during Paris Couture Week.

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Juergen Teller, Demna Gvasalia and Dovile Drizyte attend the Balenciaga 50th Couture Collection Dinner on July 7th 2021 during Paris Couture Week.

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Salma Hayek Pinault, François-Henri Pinault and Meng Li attend the Balenciaga 50th Couture Collection Dinner on July 7th 2021 during Paris Couture Week.

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Diane Kruger and Nicolas Ghesquière attend Louis Vuitton’s celebratory dinner for its new fragrance, Les Extraits Collection, on July 5th 2021 during Paris Couture Week.

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Joan Smalls, Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom attend Louis Vuitton’s celebratory dinner for its new fragrance, Les Extraits Collection, on July 5th 2021 during Paris Couture Week.

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Virgil Abloh and Bella Hadid attend Louis Vuitton’s celebratory dinner for its new fragrance, Les Extraits Collection, on July 5th 2021 during Paris Couture Week.

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Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas attend Louis Vuitton’s celebratory dinner for its new fragrance, Les Extraits Collection, on July 5th 2021 during Paris Couture Week.

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For the reopening of the Boom Boom Room at The Standard on June 24th, 2021, Madonna performed an intimate Pride party to benefit a silent auction for the Hetrick-Martin Institute. The Queen of Pop, clad in a mesh top and blue wig, performed on top of the venue’s bar for a celebrity-packed crowd. .

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Madonna performs at the Boom Boom Room at the Standard.

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Leyna Bloom, Honey Dijon, and Indya Moore attended Madonna’s party at the Standard.

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Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen attended Madonna’s party at the Standard.

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Leslie Jordan teamed up for a signing of his book How Y’all Doing?: Misadventures and Mischief from a Life Well Lived with Nordstrom at their Local West Village location on June 27th, 2021. Lady Bunny was on hand to dj, sparking a dance party in the street.

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Susanne Bartsch, GottMik, and Kyle Farmery attend the return of “On Top!” at Le Bain at The Standard on June 26th, 2021.

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Actors Brandon Flynn and Zachary Quinto hung out at Susanne Bartsch’s “New York, New York” event at Sony Hall on June 25th, 2021.

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RuPaul’s Drag Race alums Yara Sofia, Eureka O’Hara, Kandy Muse, Scarlett Envy, and Serena Chacha join Susanne Bartsch at her “New York, New York” event at Sony Hall on June 25th, 2021.

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Regina King brought her sister Linda along to Bring on the Light: The 2021 Moth Ball honoring King and Kemp Powers on June 22, 2021 in New York City. The actor and director, who wore Versace, joined the evening’s storytellers in sharing a personal anecdote at was her first IRL event in well over a year.

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Slim Jxmmi and Swae Lee of Rae Sremmurd embraced the return of L.A. nightlife on June 20, 2021 at Nightingale in West Hollywood.

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Paris Hilton looked right at home on the red carpet at a Tribeca Film Festival screening of her documentary This Is Paris on June 20, 2021.

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Gina Prince-Bythewood reunited with Sanaa Lathan at the Tribeca Film Festival Directors Series talk on June 19, 2021.

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Julia Fox holds her baby at the No Sudden Move Tribeca premiere on June 18, 2021.

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Annie Murphy got some sun at the outdoor premiere of Kevin Can F**k Himself at Tribeca Film Festival on June 18, 2021 in New York City.

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Julian Schnabel caught up with Delroy Lindo at the Chanel and Tribeca Festival screening of Schnabel’s film Basquiat on June 17, 2021 in New York City.

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Debbie Harry returned to the stage at the Blondie: Vivir En La Habana premiere during the 2021 Tribeca Festival at Battery Park on June 16, 2021 in New York City.

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Zosia Mamet and Chase Sui Wonders were among the attendees at Ugg x Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s event on Governor’s Island in New York City on June 16. The shoe brand sponsored the event, which hosted a special viewing of the artist Meg Webster’s latest exhibition, “Wave.”

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Executive director of artistic programs at LMCC Lili Chopra spoke at the Governors Island Art Center—where Meg Webster’s Moss Mound, Growing Piece (a row of seedlings sprouting underneath heating lamps) and Largest-Blown Spheres are on view.

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Guests were treated to lobster rolls and drinks at the Island Oyster bar after the viewing.

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Rafael Casal and Jaylen Barron posed with the West Coast premiere Blindspotting at Hollywood Forever on June 13.

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Vanessa Hudgens seemed overjoyed to attend the Asking For It Tribeca Film Festival premiere on June 13, 2021 in New York City.

Asking For It star Alexandra Shipp got to introduce her dog to the film’s director, Eamon O’Rourke, at its Grey Goose-sponsored Tribeca premiere on June 13.

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A$AP Rocky wore pearls to the premiere of his film Stockholm Syndrome at Tribeca Film Festival on June 13, 2021 in New York City.

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Batsheva Hay, Rebecca Hall, Morgan Spector, and Maya Singer spent a summer night out at the With/In Tribeca Film Festival after-party hosted by Ketel One on June 13.

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Mare of Easttown star Cailee Spaeny kept it casual at the Italian Studies Tribeca Film Festival after-party hosted by Bulleit Fronteir Whiskey on June 12.

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Kate Berlant and Ziwe Fumudoh fittingly had a girls’ night out to see the film Girls’ Night Out on June 11, 2021 in Los Angeles.

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The cast No Man of God, including Elijah Wood and Luke Kirby, put in some time off-set at a Tribeca Film Festival dinner for the film on June 11.

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Jasmine Cephas Jones was joined by her fiancé Anthony Ramos at the Tribeca premiere of Blindspotting, her forthcoming Starz series, on June 11 in New York City.

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Hari Nef, a Tribeca Film Festival 2021 jury member, joined Jacob Bixenman and Moses Sumney at the In The Heights premiere screening on June 9.

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Anthony Ramos shook up a Crown Royal cocktail at the official In The Heights after party in New York on June 9, 2021.

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It had been far too long since we’d seen Alek Wek make a runway out of plain old pavement—in this case, inside a greenhouse featuring the latest work from Yayoi Kusama. (The 92-year-old Japanese artist’s takeover is open to the public through October 31.)

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New mom Karlie Kloss booked a babysitter (or let Joshua deal with it) to attend the Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame cocktail hour ahead of the New York Botanical Garden’s spring gala.

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Kit Keenan hit the scene for the first time as a Bachelor star alongside her costar Pieper James and mom Cynthia Rowley.

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Nicky Hilton was one of many to take up the evening’s sponsor on having a glass of La Grande Dame, out of a polka-dot bottle designed by Kusama herself.

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Benjamin Bronfman dined with Brother Vellies designer Aurora James, who paid tribute to Elsa Peretti by accessorizing with one of the late jewelry designer’s signature Bone Cuffs.

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Tina Leung did her best to blend in with the scenery, while Prabal Gurung repped his own label.

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Jodie Turner-Smith made a trendy baby-doll dress into a moment with giant bangles and Pride Month-appropriate heels.

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On June 2, Peter Sarsgaard, Dustin Yellin, and Maggie Gyllenhaal attended Pioneer Works’ Brand New Heavies Benefit in Red Hook, Brooklyn—a dinner to celebrate the latest exhibition Brand New Heavies, on view through June 20.

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Racquel Chevremont and Mickalene Thomas co-curated the exhibition at Pioneer Works.

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Deputy Director of the New Museum Karen Wong and David Byrne were in attendance, along with Darren Aronofsky and Marco Bizzarri, the CEO of Gucci—which sponsored the event.

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Musician Mishell performed in the industrial space before dinner; the TYGAPAW and the artist Sneaks closed out the night with sets of their own.