by Susan Hall
Hamilton Jewelers chose Ivanka Trump’s leading jewelry collection as their Spring 2014 highlight. Launching in 2007 at her boutique on Madison Avenue, the Ivanka Trump Fine Jewelry collection focuses on the decades between the 20’s and the 50’s of Art Deco, combining with the structure and elegance of the architecture of New York.
The pieces exhibit the softer, romantic and feminine silhouettes of the early 50’s, harking back to the stars of old Hollywood. The collections appeals to women who have strong sense of themselves, know what they like, value exquisite workmanship and wear even the most important jewelry with a kind of off-handed elegance. By reinventing the best classics of the past cen-tury with a modern twist, Ivanka Trump encourages women every-where to rock tradition.
Shop the collection at Hamilton Jewelers 215 Worth Avenue | Palm Beach | 561 659 6788
by Joshua Burcham
“Leave it to the Silver Fund to find this extraordinary collection with this number of Silver and Silver-gilt pieces, circa France 1925-1947”
The Silver Fund is the largest dealer worldwide in estate Georg Jensen silver. In addition to their comprehensive collection of Georg Jensen holloware, their inventory includes exceptional 20th century silver designed by Jean Puiforicat, William Spratling, Antonio Pineda and many other great 20th century designers.
Since 1996, they have sold more than $40 million worth of Georg Jensen silver to private clients around the world. They have helped build multiple large collections including the Rowler collection, the largest single collection ever to be sold at auction where it fetched $9.8 million in one session.
The Silver Fund has helped put together outstanding exhibitions, including “Georg Jensen Jewelry” at the Bard Graduate Center in New York City. The exhibition was the largest Georg Jensen jewelry retrospective ever presented. The Silver Fund collaborated with Susan Weber Soros, the founder and director of the center, at every stage of the exhibition. We also collaborated on the Georg Jensen exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 2007.
The Silver Fund has authored the definitive book on Georg Jensen Holloware—Holloware: The Silver Fund Collection. The book was the culmination of five years of research, writing and collaboration.
A wine and Culinary Experience in the Tradition of Thomas Jefferson’s Love for France hosted by the Florida Friends of Hermione-Lafayette in America, Inc
Guests will be treated to an entertaining evening complete with professional re-enactments of historical moments as well as a four course Culinary Dinner with an outstanding selection of Moët Hennessy wines. This wine and culinary experience is designed in the tradition of Thomas Jefferson’s love for France. Live auction items will include a historical trip to France, a bronze bust of Lafayette by Pierre Jean David d’Angers, and an exclusive painting of the Hermione by Laurent Dareau.
Miles Young, President of Friends of Hermione-Lafayette in America, and Worldwide Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ogilvy & Mather explains: “Hermione Voyage 2015 celebrates the indomitable spirit of the Marquis de Lafayette, teen hero of the American Revolution and French Founding Father of the United States. It also marks the return of this historic tall ship to the iconic ports of the War of Independence, in one of the most remarkable and authentic reconstructions in the world. This ambitious project brings history alive while exemplifying Lafayette’s family motto “Why Not?”
The reconstructed Hermione, will make her grand U.S. return voyage in the summer of 2015. As the Hermione moves up the Eastern seaboard (with stops in Yorktown, Mount Vernon, Alexandria, Annapolis, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Greenport, Newport, Boston, Castine and Lunenburg). It will be accompanied by a range of pier side activities. These include in some ports a Traveling Exhibition and a Heritage Village that will be accessible to the public. The Hermione Voyage 2015 is part of an expansive outreach program with cultural events, exhibitions, and educational programs that celebrate the trip and mark its progress. A robust social media activation for the voyage expands the reach of the project to millions of people.
Nathalie Eynard, Associate Director of Admissions of Le Rosey received the red carpet when Marzia Precoda hosted a Rosey informative tea for parents and children at her fabulous home. New York famed photographer Patrick McMullan captured the moments!
Marzia Precoda and Nathalie Eynard (photo credit: Patrick McMullan)
Though the event was strictly private with the guest list limited to close friends of Marzia’s and her co-hosts Lori Stoll and Lori Bernstein, over 30 parents and their children were in attendance. Rosey Alumni including Bill Mann class of 1940; Maribel Alvarez class of ’76 and her son Robert Riva, class of 2007 were also present to answer questions from inquisitive parents. Result: 6 students were signed up on the spot for the Rosey camp and another 8 pending!
Marzia and her co-hosts Lori Stoll and Lori Bernstein understand the value of the multic-cultural experience Rosey offers. “My husband is American. I am Italian and an attorney. We believe it is crucial for our children to speak several languages and grow up in an environment where they are exposed to multiple cultures. It not only opens their horizons, but will provide them with opportunities they otherwise would not have. By allowing them to experience Le Rosey, we rest assured we are offering them a gift and tools for the future,” says Marzia Precoda, Palm Beach Day Academy 2015 Gala Chair.
“Marzia’s generosity and hospitality was key to the success of this event. As a US rep alumni of Rosey, and parent of two alumni, I can’t thank Marzia enough for her hospitality. Families trust her and feel comfortable sending their children for summer camp knowing that Marzia is minutes away.,” says Maribel Alvarez
After starting his career in the open wheel ranks and then moving to sports car racing, Guy Cosmo has long been checking off a wide range of boxes on his career to-do list. And this weekend will see one more item marked off the list as Cosmo is set to make his Pirelli World Challenge debut.
The versatile racer has been tabbed by M1 Racing (http://m1racing.co) to pilot the No. 23 Tampa Bay Jaw Surgery Audi R8 LMS ultra as World Challenge opens the 2015 season at the Circuit of the Americas this weekend.
The visit to the 3.418-mile circuit is not the first for Cosmo, who already knows the way to the podium at the Texas track, having scored a runner up finish in ALMS competition aboard a P2 entry. Cosmo has driven a range of GT machinery on the circuit including testing the Ferrari Challenge 458 platform at the picturesque track. Cosmo opened the year as reserve driver for the visitflorida.com line up at the Rolex 24, and the popular pilot is looking forward to his first taste of World Challenge action this weekend.
“Pirelli World Challenge has seen incredible growth in the past few years and this season in particular will be extremely competitive,” said Cosmo. “The sprint format will be a welcome change for me where I can focus on myself and the car without the compromise of a teammate, and to do all this at a world-class race track like Circuit of the Americas is just fantastic. I am ready to rip.”
The weekend will open up with a test day on Thursday, with Race 1 set for Saturday afternoon and Race 2 on Sunday. Live streaming of the race will be available at www.world-challenge.tv.
Altima selected as Official Representative in Palm Beach and Miami
Famed Photographer Patrick McMullan is pleased to announce the opening of his eponymous company in Florida. Clients in Palm Beach and Miami are invited to book Patrick McMullan or one of his affiliate photographers through Maribel Alvarez at Altima International to cover their events. Patrick McMullan Company (PMC) is a premiere full service photography and digital media agency in New York City, Los Angeles and South Florida.
Pioneering the celebrity and social photography business for decades as an iconic brand, PMc focuses on photographing people, A-listers, fashionistas, designers, models, actors, artists, socialites and captains of industry. PMc has garnered a level of caché that grants its agency access to the most interesting and desirable events.
PMc photographs over 50 events each week, many of which are exclusives, and services images to leading national and international publications including columns in New York Magazine, Interview Magazine, New York Observer, amNY, Allure and Architectural Digest to just name a few.
Patrick McMullan.com has the New York, Los Angeles, and the Hamptons social scene covered and people from all over the world visit the website daily to see and feel what it would be like to be at the party. Palm Beach and Miami clients can now have their events added to the Guest List and be seen by the world.
“We felt opening this new market was just a natural fit for both the company and for me personally. Many of our clients migrate to Florida in the winter and the Palm Beach and Miami areas are my second home. I just love it down here,” says Patrick McMullan.
For bookings contact Maribel or Eric:
Wimco Properties (West Indies Management Company) has donated a week long stay in a 2 bedroom Villa in St. Barts to the live auction of Let’s Rock Palm Beach- A Musical Tribute to Jon Stoll. 100% of the proceeds will benefit The American Cancer Society. (Villa size may be upgraded– subject to fee)
“Imagine relaxing in your own private WIMCO Villa on St Barts. Imagine arriving there to find it stocked with a buffet of fine foods, fruits, breads, cheeses and wines. Enjoy the privacy of your own pool. Enjoy the open air layout, the music wafting through the house, the sweeping views of the stunning blue waters below. During the day you’ll visit St Barts’ stunning beaches, enjoy leisurely lunches with your feet in the sand, windsurf or snorkel in one of the island’s picturesque bays, and window shop in the quaint harbor town of Gustavia. At night you’ll sample international cuisine at one of 60 restaurants on the island, then go out and listen to live music or go dancing if so inspired.
WIMCO has a large selection of two bedroom villas on St Barts. A portion of that inventory has been selected for participation in this charity event. The final villa selection for the winner will be based on availability at the time the winner books their vacation. Good for travel between April 18 – Dec 13, 2015 or April 18 – Dec 13, 2016. Blackout dates apply for travel during Thanksgiving, and between Dec 15 and April 18. Flexibility for upgrade to larger villa subject to fee.
To learn more about the fabulous villas available year round in the Antilles and the European Rivieras, email Glenn by clicking here
Wimco is Altima’s PREFERRED concierge for St. Barts and the Antilles