Nancy & Harry’s Party

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Scene: Nancy Donahue and Dustin Pittman at Harry King and Nancy’s fashion party. A social night full of fun, reminiscing, dancing, and cheer. The recent event was at Parlor New York in SoHo.

Nancy is an American fashion model, actress, mother, and entrepreneur. She was discovered by Mademoiselle magazine. A cover girl and editorial supermodel, she graced the pages of countless American and European magazines in the 80’s. Harry, hair stylist legend from London moved to New York and worked at Cinandre on 57th Street. Five months later Polly Mellon, editor, snapped him up for Vogue. He with Francesco Scavulo, photographer, and Way Bandy, makeup artist had over 100 Cosmopolitan covers. His work was prolific in American and European magazines. Both Nancy and Harry have worked with renowned global talent and many were at the party.

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Scene: Nancy Donahue, Freddie Leiba, and Harry King.

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Scene: Antony and Adam Rush who are Harry’s nephews. Harry King and Donald Eckert.

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Scene: Richard Lavin and Carole Galanaugh Lavin.

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Scene: Pam Geiger, Hiromi Ando, and Lisa Vaamonde.

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Scene: Geoffrey Saunders, Ann Ogden Gaffney, and back left is George Eng, Nancy’s son.

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Scene: James Bosco and Richard Warren.

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Scene: Lynn Marz and Coco Mitchell.

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Scene: Alva Chinn, Bonnie Pfeifer, and Maddie Pfeifer, center, who is Bonnie’s niece.

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Scene: Linda Morand.

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Scene: Nancy and Rick Gillette.

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Scene: Everyone wants a photo of adorable Titou and Paul North Waters.

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Scene: Benjamin Pasteur, Susan Brainard, and Karl Rudisill.

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Scene: Pat Kurs and Tony Meduri.

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Scene: Adam Rush and guest.

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Scene: Sacha Cohen and friend.

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Scene: Antony Adams with guests.

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Scene: Bill Westmoreland, Fiona Maclean, and Linda Mason.

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Scene: Paul Henri Pesquet and Ezel Mustafa.

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Scene: Joey Mills, Esma Korn, Titou, and Daniel Perry.

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Scene: Paul North Waters and Titou.

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Scene: Dean Patrick Cronin, Michele Kaye, and Tony Spinelli.

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Scene: Linda Morand and her daughter, Mirjana, taking a break outside.

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Scene: Alva Chinn and Jany Tomba.

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Scene: Susan Sakin, Nancy Donahue, Vincent Gagliostro, and Harry King.

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Scene: Juan Rodriguez, Barry Weinbaum, and Joey Mills.

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Scene: Guests.

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Scene: Michele Chalupka and Danny Sit.

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Scene: Bhavaja Kat, Gwendolyn Bucci, and Asia Janina Dyrkacz.

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Scene: Harry King and Linda Mason.

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Scene: Denise Walch and Richard Warren.

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Scene: Tessa Souter and guest.

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Scene: Lynn Marz.

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Scene: Jeffery Apopian and guest.

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Scene: Alva Chinn and Tony Spinelli.

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Scene: Asia Janina Dyrkaczs, Lynn Marz, Karl Rudisill, and Bhavaja Kat.

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Scene: George Rodnikov, Nancy Donahue, Joshua K. Grant, and Xander Tang.

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Scene: Harry King, Esma Korn, Wai Ng, Jade Go, Nancy Donahue, and Asia Janina Dyrkaczs swinging and dancing to the beat.

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Scene: Harry and Nancy. Thanks for another great party!

Guests included art directors, bloggers, family and friends, fashion designers, hair stylists, magazine editors, makeup artists, models, photographers, public relations, stylist, and notable others. A splendid time was had by all!
For additional information on some of the partygoers and others you can check out my story Model Behavior.

 

 

 

Star Spangled

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Scene: Stars and stripes. Cedric in Bryant Park wearing ‘air force flag’ kicks from the Adidas x Jeremy Scott collection. Independence Day is annually celebrated on July 4 and is often known as “the Fourth of July. It is the anniversary of the publication of the Declaration of Independence from 1776. It is a day of family and friends celebrating with picnics, barbecues, and fireworks. Happy 4th of July!

 

 

 

Fathers

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Scene: Photo booth, me and Dad. Guiding me to look at the camera. Happy Father’s Day Dads! And, those who are dads in other ways.

 

 

 

Fashion At Lubin House

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Scene: The Fashion Design Program of Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), presented ten senior collections consisting of six-pieces. Lubin House is SU’s New York City home on Sixty-First Street between Madison and Fifth Avenues. Above image, Designer Kelly Thomas.

Also on display were other senior designer’s creations, and a selection of Fashion Without Limits Design Initiative size 12+ garments designed by the junior class. Fashion Without Limits is a partnership with supermodel alumna Emme, the leading model in the plus size profession, and entrepreneur, and Wolf Form Company, Inc.

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Scene: Designer Kelly Thomas.

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Scene: Janet Finegold, Designer Toby Finegold, and alumnus iconic Designer Henry Grethel.

Henry is an American fashion designer, merchandiser and marketer. He has focused on the design and manufacture of handsome, well-styled, tailored apparel for both men and women. He also designed shirts for Lanvin, Pierre Cardin, and Christain Dior. Mr. Grethel received the Icon of Style Award in 2009 from VPA which honor individuals in the fashion industry.

I had the opportunity to work on Henry Grethel branding projects and advertising campaign as Art Director, with his son, Fredric Grethel, and Will Leber. The ads appeared in major American and European magazines. Photograped by William Garrett with supermodels Ashley Richardson and Lara Young, with three superguy models.

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Scene: Designer Toby Finegold.

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Scene: Designer Avery Gray.

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Scene: Designer Tiffany Wu.

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Scene: Designer Tiffany Wu.

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Scene: Designer Jessica Kotal.

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Scene: Designer Jessica Kotal.

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Scene: Designer Avery Gray.

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Scene: Designer Avery Gray.

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Scene: Designer Avery Gray and Nick Bevdert.

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Scene: Renshou Zhang checking out the scene, Designers Natalia Forsey and Aria Benzaquin with Madeline Schepis.

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Scene: Designers Natalia Forsey and Lung Ung.

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Scene: Designer Tiffany Wu and Anh Nguyen.

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Scene: Jeffrey Mayer, Associate Professor Fashion Design and Stylist for the event, and Lauren Tagliaferro, Production Assistant.

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Scene: Designer Natalia Forsey. That’s Ian DaRin, student and model.

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Scene: Designer Erica Johnson.

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Scene: Henry Grethel, Todd Conover, Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator Fashion Design, and Dr. James Fathers, Director of School of Design.

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Scene: Designer Jasmine Kim.

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Scene: Designer Julianne Sabo.

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Scene: Designer Megan Ha.

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Scene: Designer Aimee Mercure.

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Scene: Designer Kiera Henderson.

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Scene: Kelli Uhlberg and Sarah Rozansky.

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Scene: Designer Erica Johnson with guests.

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Scene: Designer Kiera Henderson, Elizabeth Webster, Designers Miranda Watson and Aimee Mercure.

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Scene: Designer Toby Finegold.

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Scene: Darian Dorrel and Krissy Lipka.

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Scene: Claudia Gervais, Adjunct Instructor Fashion Design, Suzanne Bartlett, Administration Specialist in the Department of Design, and Lauren Tagliaferro.

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Scene: Designer Aria Benzaquin.

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Scene: Designer Kiera Henderson. Todd Conover adjusting the garment.

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Scene: Designer Lung Ung.

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Scene: Designer Lung Ung.

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Scene: Designer Lung Ung.

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Scene: Designer Lung Ung.

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Scene: Kath Fathers and Dr. James Fathers, Director of School of Design.

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Scene: Craig Cloutier, Victor Horodincu, and Jeanette Mellinger.

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Scene: Kathy and Ann Marie Thomas. Designer Kelly Thomas missed the event because she was on campus taking finals for her other courses of study, but her sister and mom were there.

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Scene: Ryan Wilde, the director of millinery at New York’s historic J. J. Hat Center, and Designer Aimee Mercure.

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Scene: Designer Natalia Forsey, with Ron Coraiz and Ethan Lunkenheimer.

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Scene: Designers Kiera Henderson and Miranda Watson.

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Scene: The hair and make-up crew behind the scenes. Ryan Taniguchi hair team and Angela Di Carlo makeup team.

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Scene: Designer Tiffany Wu.

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Scene: Designer Lung Ung. It was a great night! Thank you for the invite.

 

 

 

Red, White, and Blue

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Scene: Memorial Day. The season for picnics, barbecues, beaching, and enjoying the outdoors begins. Remember the men and women who gave their lives while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Have a happy, safe, and fun holiday!