The fashion circus may have moved on to Europe, but there was still plenty of glamour to go around.
The Kering Foundation held its first Caring for Women Dinner at the Pool on Sept. 15, raising more than $3 million to combat violence against women. The black-tie affair had an impressive guest list, including Salma Hayek Pinault, François-Henri Pinault, Emma Watson and Leonardo DiCaprio, many of them dressed in the luxury group’s brands.
The Natural Resources Defense Council honored Anna Scott Carter at its annual comedy benefit on Sept. 21 at Cipriani South Street. And on the arts front, Creative Capital, which funds groundbreaking artists, held an inaugural banquet at Hutong on Sept. 20, while the IRL Gallery, a scrappy start-up from Brooklyn, celebrated its new home at the edge of Manhattan’s Chinatown on Sept. 16.
‘Penélope [Cruz] may not be my twin, but she is my style sister.’ — Salma Hayek Pinault at the Kering Foundation dinner.
‘The helmet is surprisingly light and comfortable. I would have kept it on all night if people could hear me.’ — Lauren Amos at the Kering Foundation dinner.
‘The theme was “Wild,” and I believe Basquiat was one of the wildest artists to have ever walked this earth.’ — Everette Taylor at the Creative Capital benefit.
‘The entire structure of Creative Capital puts art and artists first. And then everything else is made to help.’ — Lorraine O’Grady
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