Steven Hartman, owner of Internationally renowned Contessa Gallery, hosted the official ribbon cutting of his West Palm Beach satellite gallery located at 539 Clematis. West Palm Beach Mayor Geri Muoio, City Council Member Paula Ryan, DDA Executive Director Raphael Clemente and representatives from the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County were among those celebrating Contessa Gallery’s official entry into the local Palm Beach area arts and cultural scene.
Photos by Michael Price
Hamilton Jewelers hosted a private luncheon at Costa Restaurant on Worth Avenue to celebrate the unveiling of Spring 2017 Fashions from Emilio Pucci complimented by a selection of new Roberto Coin jewelry designs on Thursday, March 16th.
Photos by Nick Mele.
Michael Andrew Jacobson , aka, Mr. LightsAndPaint, celebrated the launch of his creative and unique works at EmKo in West Palm Beach at a private reception on Tuesday, February 21st. Approximately 100 art aficionados enjoyed creatively prepared light bites and refreshments while enjoying the ever-changing colorful exhibit prepared by Mr. LightsAndPaint. The exhibit will continue through the end of March at EmKo Gallery located at 2119 South Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and again from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Meet the artist by appointment by calling 786 280 7276.
Cocktails for guests and tastings for Canines was the theme of a tail-wagging event hosted at the home of Marzia Precoda to introduce Ollie. The event was co-hosted by Alex Douzet, founder of Ollie, his wife Andrea Greeven Douzet and On Blonde Pet Spa and Boutique. Peggy Adams accepted a couple of very generous donations and successfully found a home for one of its pups.
Photos by Nick Mele
Purple Reign celebrated Art, Music and Fashion. Celebrity speed painter and performer Michael Israel and POP UP Prince inspired fashion by international designers, courtesy of the Minneapolis Art Institute were highlights of the event.
Avenue Magazine's Randi Schatz and Michael Gross hosted over 120 Palm Beach A-listers and their guests during a private reception at Meat Market Palm Beach. Sponsors included Veuve Clicquot and Tito's Vodka. Photos by Nick Mele for Patrick McMullan
More than 50 guests noshed on scrumptious hors d’oeuvres while sipping Veuve Clicquot champagne recently for artist Romero Britto’s “pop-up” gallery at the Meat Market celebrating the American Cancer Society’s Annual Benefit “Rock Palm Beach.”
Over 50 guests attended a special post-Veteran’s Day celebration for Tori Eversmann, author of ‘The Immortals’ and her husband, First Sgt. Matt Eversmann- hero of the Battle of Mogadishu and the inspiration behind the movie “Black Hawk Down.” The book-signing reception took place November 15th at the Meat Market Palm Beach and resulted in the sale of over 40 books
The evening was co-chaired by Bettina Anderson, Lizzi Bickford and Chris Leavitt, of Million Dollar Listing fame. DJ Adam Lipson kept the energy upbeat throughout the night with special performances by Sean’s Dance Factory and four-time Grammy nominee, Ja Rule.
The Palm Beach Fine Craft Show and the Ricker Group at Morgan Stanley raised over $20,000 for three significant children's charities-- Center for Creative Education, Glades Academy Foundation and Shuzz Foundation on February 26th.
Meat Market hosted a by-invitation only reception for its preferred diners On Thursday January 21st at 8pm. Guests stayed on to enjoy Meat Market's Thursdays After Dark with DJ Adam Lipson. Once again, celebrated photographer, Patrick McMullan captured the moment! To view all pictures, go to www.patrickmcmullan.com
The most coveted event of the season, underwritten by Jose 'Pepe' Fanjul, raises funds to provide quality charter school education in Pahokee, Florida. Mr. and Mrs. Fanjul make it a point to bring whomever it takes to make this yearly fundraiser something special....
"It's all about making a difference in the lives of these children" says Emilia Fanjul.
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On Jan. 29, Miami City Ballet Board members and their guests were invited to an intimate dessert reception in the Founder’s Room, catered by The Breakers at the Kravis Center, graciously hosted by Mary and Jay Goldberg. The exclusive affair, where guests had the opportunity to mingle with MCB dancers, was held following a performance of Miami City Ballet’s Program Two. Notable guests included MCB Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez, MCB Executive Director Michael Scolamiero, MCB Chairman Susan D. Kronick and Edward Manno Shumsky, Palm Beach Committee Chair Malka Fingold, Jay Goldberg, Michael Schultz and Hazel Rubin, Richard and Rosalee Davison, Pat Lowry and Judge Jim Hopkins, Carole Gigliotti, Jennifer Myerberg and Robert Gottlieb.
Meat Market officially Launched 'After Dark Thursdays' with special guest photographer Patrick McMullan and Dj Adam Lipson. Special thanks for Josh Sagman & Associates for their collaboration! There were too many great photos to post! Please visit www.patrickmcmullan.com to view complete gallery!
POSH Kick-off at The Silver Fund, January 13, 2016. Informal modeling Fashion Preview, captured by Patrick McMullan. view all photos at http://www.patrickmcmullan.com/site/event_detail.aspx?eid=51092&home=1
Lars Bolander & Nadine Kalachnikoff reception to preview Wyatt Ingraham collection and Pop Ups from designers Alvin Valley, Caryna Nina, Whitney Baldwin, Strong Boalt menswear, Toquifina hats, Denis La Marsh, artist Clem Penrose, Rory Mackay and book signing by Jennifer Ash-Rudick
The American Cancer Society's inaugural Let's Rock Palm Beach Gala
The 2015 event was promoted as a musical tribute
to the late Palm Beach resident and concert promoter Jon Stoll, who died from brain cancer in 2008. The band included an all-star lineup of rock ‘n
rollers Jeffrey “Skunk” Baxter of
the Doobie Brothers, Barry Goudreau
and Fran Sheehan of the group
Boston, Robert “Mousey” Thompson
from the James Brown Band, and special guest appearances by Grammy-winning
guitarist Jonny Lang, Beverly McClelan of
“The Voice,” and Butch Trucks of the
Avenue Magazine Palm Beach unveiled its Palm Beach issue and honored Oxbridge Academy founders Bill
and Bridget Koch, during a private reception Tuesday February 24th.
Celebrated New York social photographer Patrick McMullan, captured the
spiritof the event.
The World of Breguet commemorated Hamilton Jewelers 100th Anniversary. Breguet's revolutionary Hora Mundi World Timepiece was exclusive to Palm Beach during a special evening at a private landmark estate in Palm Beach
The Silver Fund and Morgan Stanley
honor Emilia Fanjul
community volunteer Emilia Fanjul
was honored for her contributions to education during a Ladies’ luncheon which
took place at The Silver Fund. In addition to helping underwrite the
luncheon, Morgan Stanley’s representatives Robert
Riva and Tori Ricker presented a check to Mrs. Fanjul for the Glades
Foundation. A personal appearance by Angela Tassoni and her latest collection
was on display with percentage of sales donated to the Glades Academy Foundation.
Since it's opening, Meat Market has become one of if not THE hottest dining spot and bar scene in Palm Beach. Below are pictures from Kelly Bensimon's of New York Housewives birthday celebration with designer Alvin Valley; Let's Rock palm beach Junior committee Kick off, Patrick McMullan candid shots, and Loggerhead MarineLife fundraiser
Whitney Condo Sales Center unveiling took place in February 2003... The theme was 'These boots are made for Walking"-- Warhol collection, vintage fashion show by Palm Beach luminaries .... These were the days...
The Silver Fund hosted an exhibit for Martin du Louvre Gallery from Paris. Specializing in twentieth century classic moderns of the international schools, with a particular focus on sculpture, Martin du Louvre is known for presenting rare works from private collections as opposed to opting for the obvious, the readily available and the easily accessible.
Hamilton Jewelers hosted a private reception for “The One and Only” Colored Diamonds Exhibition aboard Worth Avenue Yachts’ private megayacht, “DREAMER” docked at Palm Harbour Marina. Hamilton’s Palm Beach boutique was chosen as the only establishment in the United States to hold this event during its worldwide tour continuing in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Dubai. Guests adored the display of spectacular gems and timeless pieces, and enjoyed the opportunity to hear a special informative presentation by Vivienne Becker, renowned jewelry expert and noted author of 14 books, columnist for the Financial Times on fine jewelry collecting.
The Related Group hired Altima to promote their pioneering efforts in Palm Beach County when launching their residential projects. The Icon Palm Beach was one of our favorites! In addition to Polo at Icon, Pucci at Icon, we introduced weekly la Piaggia brunches with Robert Pascale, originally of La Voile Rouge in St. Tropez... so we created a St. Tropez lifesyle at Icon... Stay tuned for the Related Group's new project which will be even more exciting!
Altima created an event for their client, International Polo Club, by inviting international brands such as Emilio Pucci, Frederic Fekkai, Piaget, St. Regis and brought in the SuperCar element to launch the first luxury lifestyle showcase at the International Polo Club
Altima coordinated a Celebrity Polo Challenge event which culminated with a private John Legend performance--We invited Laureus Sport for Good Foundation to invite their celebrity supporters which included Monica Seles, Olympic hall of famer Edwin Moses, Jeremy Bloom, John Starks, Thommie Smith and asked celebrity Chef Mollie Ahlstrand to fly in from L.A and to top it off, we flew in John Legend for the private performance and hosted Hilary Duff, Bobby Jones, Shavlik, Troy Dayton and more....
Altima coordinated a Celebrity weekend to include a Kick off at Old Palm Golf Club and a tournament at The Bears Club. The event benefited Laureus Foundation. jack Nicklaus, John McEnroe, Marcus Allen, Robbie Naish were among the celebrity guests attending the event
A Real Estate driven project---Destination Northwood's purpose was to establish the upcoming Northwood area as the 'SoHo of PB County'. Real estate developers Bradley and Gordon Deckelbaum and Altima had the vision to create a destination event and took it to the next level, bringing in a 20+ million dollar Andy Warhol private collection 'Athlete Series', inviting Richard Weisman, commissioner of the series and close friend of Warhol's to assist in marking the launch of the neighborhood. The event benefited EG2 which raises funds for underprivileged children through arts programs. Major sponsors included Laureus Sport for Good Foundation who brought in an impressive roster of athletes and Emilio Pucci who donated signature scarves, pochettes and ties to major donors. The event culminated with a special performance by Willy Chirino.
Altima introduced Worth Avenue West to Winter Equestrian Festival, inviting Worth Avenue boutiques to set up shop during Saturday evening equestrian festivities. Kelly Klein was invitetd to do a book-signing of her beautiful cocktail book 'HORSES'
Vilebrequin brings the French Riviera to Palm Beach
fixture Vilebrequin hosted a private cocktail
celebrating the opening of its newest location at 150 Worth Avenue, and showcasing
Vilebrequin’s most recent collection of men’s swimwear along with a daring new
arrival from Veuve-Clicquot Champagnes: Veuve Clicquot Rosé.
Upon their red-carpet arrival, guests received a
key – but only ONE would successfully open the locked vitrine displaying a
timepiece from renowned watchmaker Audemars
Award-Winning International Photographer Showcases the Defining Influence of Art and Animals:
Enigmatic Images Capture the Spirits of the World’s Most Celebrated
Breeds of Horses, Dogs, and Cats
Through a collaboration with renowned British author, Tamsin Pickeral, Astrid shares passionate discoveries of her subjects in three sensitive documentations which she will have available to sign and discuss. The richly detailed and sumptuously illustrated volumes are essential tributes for animal lovers--
One of the leading galleries in West Palm Beach, Paul Fisher Gallery, which continues to be celebrated for its innovative exhibitions and longevity of over 25 years, announced the opening of its second location with a lineup of exciting winter season shows, in the heart of Clematis Street on November 14th.
Ava Roosevelt's The Racing Heart private Book Signing at Badgley Mischka Palm Beach.
Special highlights of the evening included a guest appearance by American Le Mans series professional racing driver Guy Cosmo and his electrifying Tequila Patron Ferrari 430GT that Cosmo raced during the 2010 American Le Mans series.