Don’t Forget About The Parties: NYFW’s Fiercest Fetes
New York Fashion Week is a bit past the midway point and while some blowouts are still too fresh to be covered — V Man, Post, BLK DNM, and Alexander Wang all hosted dueling bashes last night and we’re still waking up — some of the best have come and gone.
Prabal Gurung‘s celebration at the Mondorian Hotel SoHo’s Mister H on Saturday was a Belevedere soaked good time. Jenna Lyons took the night off from J.Crew to get down on the dance floor while Prabal stripped down to a very deep-v neck to air kiss and pose with bff’s like Barbara Bush and Amanda Hearst.
A few blocks north and several hundred feet up Olivier Zahm and Zac Posen held forth over the Purple Magazine dinner and party in honor of Zac’s Z-Spoke collection. A blanketed Jared Leto roamed the Boom Boom Room while Kanye West sat ensconced in the inky black of Le Bain and Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen booth hopped the perimeter of the party. Guests who arrived late were greeted with insurmountable crowds and made their way to the other event going on: a somehow even more mobbed scene around the corner at The Jane Hotel where Dossier Journal and United Bamboo were throwing a party. Kristen Dunst sailed in, everyone else stood outside in a gridlock.
Olivier Theyskens had a slightly more spacious event on Valentine’s Day with E! Fashion Police Officer Kelly Osborne back in NYC to fete his Theory collection while actress Diane Kruger attended the Gotham Magazine cover party in her honor at the Paramount Hotel. Charlotte Ronson and half sister Annabelle Dexter-Jones threw parties on back to back nights to celebrate their runway show and collaboration with Illesteva respectively.