Actually the Scots are already here in full-force for a wonderful assortment of events this week, starting with The American-Scottish Foundation Wallace Award Gala Dinner On Tuesday, November at The University Club. The evening celebrates the 55th Anniversary of the ASFs formation by Lord Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton and will benefit the ongoing work of the ASF. We went to Ralph Lauren to put together this elegant ensemble for a Scottish Reel or Highland that can take you right through the holiday season in style.
Our friend and fabulous couture designer Maggie Norris invited us to this celeb studded event in DC which supports Becky's Fund's efforts in promoting the prevention of domestic and dating violence. 2011 "Walk This Way" Charity Fashion Show will take place Wednesday, November 2nd and has the awesome athletic support of Washington Redskins' Brian Orakpo, Anthony Armstrong, DeAngelo Hall, Capitals' John Carlson, Karl Alzner, DC United's Ben Olsen, and others, all taking a stand against domestic violence.
In the presence of Their Serene Highnesses, The Prince and Princess of Monaco, this year's Princess Grace Awards Gala will be more glamorous and glorious than ever as Gala Chairs, Dr. John Turk and Carlyn Gusoff Turk, welcome Honorees, Award Recipients and generous patrons of the arts to a celebration of Princess Grace's legacy. For what to wear to such an enchanted evening, we went to Net-a-Porter to find two alluring ensembles.
We all know HUNTER BOOT for their fashionable and functional footwear, and their line of Coats and Jackets are designed with the same attention to detail and style. We went shopping at SAKS.com for our favorites.
Our friend and neighbor, Randy Fertel has written a wonderful memoir for devotees of food, families, and a rare, well-done tale. "A lover of fine wines, fine food, and great cars, he has long dined out on the stories that make up The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak."
Please do not miss our friend, Dee Dee Ricks's film, The Education of Dee Dee Ricks, premiering on HBO on Thursday, October 27. It is an intimate and passionately told documentary chronicling how a successful businesswoman and mother’s life changes dramatically after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Dee Dee sets out to make life easier for less fortunate cancer patients and the film brilliantly captures Dee Dee’s treatment and transformation, her heartache and eventual triumph.
As readers of this blog well know, we are obsessed with Tom Ford Beauty. It has taken on a cult-like following, knowing devotees of the rich and beautiful products just rave whenever they see the incredibly chic case out of the purse for a touch-up. It was in our backpack on the climb up Kilamanjaro and now it is available at Bergdorf Goodman to order on-line, or in the store on November 2nd.
What an incredible musical celebration and the not-to-be missed event in Greenwich this fall. On Saturday, October 29, 2011 The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation will honor music industry icon Stevie Wonder with the MMRF Spirit of Hope Award at the 15th annual MMRF Fall Gala.
Each Halloween, the fabulous Bette Midler throws the most fantastic Hulaween party-of-the-year to benefit, The New York Restoration Project the organization that Bette founded to promote a cleaner and greener New York. The theme this year is Dia de los Muertos, celebrated in Mexico on November 2nd, The Day of the Dead is a time for celebration, when people gather to remember and honor those friends and family who have passed on to the other side. We assembled all of the ghastly elements to make your costume otherworldly.