Tuesday, June 17th
Art begs for mercy from fashion as the Whitney Museum Art Party is now indistinguishable from backstage at a Proenza Schouler Proenza Schouler is a high-end line of women's apparel. The brand name originates from the designers' mothers' maiden names.<ref name="nymag" />
Proenza Schouler was founded in 2002 by Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough, who co-design the label's show! Co-chairs include OC actress Rachel Bilson Rachel Sarah Bilson (born August 25 1981) is an American actress. After growing up in a California show business family, she made her television debut in 2003 and subsequently became well-known for playing Summer Roberts on the prime time dramedy series The O.C. , Vogue’s Meredith Melling Burke, Bergdorf buyer Roopal Patel and designer Max Azria Max Azria is a Jewish American fashion designer who founded the popular midscale women clothing line BCBG in 1989.
Originally from Tunisia, Max Azria moved to the United States to enter the fashion world. , while pulchritudinous pul·chri·tu·di·nous
Characterized by or having great physical beauty and appeal.
Adj. 1. pulchritudinous - used of persons only; having great physical beauty; "pulchritudinous movie stars" attendees showing their support for free designer dresses, oops, the advancement of art, include Elizabeth Banks, Camilla Belle, Ginnifer Goodwin, Diane Kruger, Amanda Peet (still gamey gam·ey
Variant of gamy.
gamey or gamy
[gamier, gamiest] having the smell or flavour of game
Adj. 1. !), Uma Thurman and Claire Danes, along with a crop-dusting of socialites such as Fabiola Beracasa, Byrdie Bell, Olivia Chantecaille, Tinsley Mortimer—and—to put the cream in this puff—most of the cast of Gossip Girl. (Bring all your crazy pills to this one, folks.) The evening will feature a silent auction (shhh!) of work by art stars such as Matthew Brannon, Cecily Brown and Hunt Slonem, including a piece inspired by “the iconic Hervé Léger by Max Azria dress.”
[Whitney Art Party, Skylight, 275 Hudson Street, 9 p.m., www.whitney.org/artparty]