2009 amfAR New York Gala

15 12 2008

12 February 2009

I Heart New York!

Could the beginning of New York Fashion Week be more delicious?!?

The 2009 amfAR 11th New York Gala will be held at…wait for it…Ciprani 42nd Street to honor those wonderful humanitarians who have raised awareness and money for HIV and AIDS research!

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With tributes honoring Donna Karen presented by….swoon…Anna Wintour, Liza -the only one worth mentioning- presented by Kenneth Coleand Howard and Cindy Rachofsky as presented by Jamie Niven, along with a luxury auction and a fabu-delish© dinner, this event is a definite YES!

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amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, is one of the World’s leading non-profit organizations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education and the advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy. Since 1985, amfAR has invested nearly $275 million in its programs and has awarded grants to more than 2,000 research teams worldwide.

Faux Socialites© if you make it there, you can make it anywhere….!

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2009 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York

9 12 2008

13-20 February 2009: Autumn/ Winter 2009

Calling all Style Mavens, Fashion Doyennes and Bespoke Masters to Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York!

The models return and the tents pitched for this annual fashion pilgrimage to Bryant Park, showcasing Fall 2009.

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Of course, you realize that the runway shows ARE invite only….quite fitting…but the parties, the lunches and the brunches! Oh my!  

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And if you are fortunate enough to score a coveted seat under the tent, don’t be a FALSE Socialite….buy something…or you’ll ruin it for the rest of us!

Schedules, Designers and Lounges TBA…stay tuned!





141st Belmont Stakes

9 12 2008

6 June 2009

The Belmont Stakes, a “crown jewel” of American horse racing’s Triple Crown – Kentucky Derby, Preakness and the Belmont Stakes – is the third and last leg of this horse racing series held at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.

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Due to the one mile length of Belmont Park’s main track, this race is called the “Test of the Champion”; most 3 year old throughbreds are unaccustomed to the distance, lack  experience, and possibly the stamina to maintain a winning speed for long period on this course. The race is 1.5-miles (2.4 km) for 3 year-old colts and geldings carrying 126 pounds (57 kg) , and fillies carrying 121 pounds (55 kg).

 

The Belmont Stakes, called the “Run for the Carnations”, has rich tradition dating back to 1866; contemporary traditions include, the winner’s blanket of white carnations, post-parade songs “Sidewalks of New York” and theTheme from “New York, New York” as well as the Belmont Stakes Festival.

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