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Elyse Newhouse, Gillian Miniter and Karen LeFrak

Sharon Jacob, Paige Hardy and Suzie Aijala

Isaac Mizrahi and Joanna Coles

PARKS AND RECREATION The Central Park Conservancy hosts its Women’s Committee Fall Luncheon with Van Cleef & Arpels

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onservationists and well-heeled ladies-who-lunch stepped out in support of New York’s greenest pasture, Central Park. Karen LeFrak, Dara O’Hara and co-chairmen Suzie Aijala, Paige Hardy and Sharon Jacob were among those who gathered at The Mandarin Oriental for an afternoon of environmentally-minded fundraising. With Fe Fendi, Marcia Mishaan and Eleanora Kennedy looking on, Cosmopolitan editor Joanna Coles and designer Isaac Mizrahi engaged in a lively discussion for all to enjoy. By the end of the day, the luncheon had raised over $165,000 for the park.

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Eleanora Kennedy and Karen Karlsrud

Michel David-Weill

Marcia Mishaan, Fe Fendi and Felicia Taylor

Coco and Arie Kopelman Oscar de la Renta, Hélène David-Weill and Annette de la Renta

DOWN TO A FINE ART The Frick Collection Autumn Dinner honors philanthropist Michel David-Weill

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rt collectors and notable philanthropists donned their black-tie finest for an evening reminiscent of the great society dinners of New York’s Gilded Age. Oscar and Annette de la Renta, Arie and Coco Kopelman, Lynn Nesbit and Beatrice Santo Domingo mingled in the neoclassical Garden Court for cocktails before a seated dinner in the galleries. The evening, which honored Michel David-Weill, a prominent banker, collector, philanthropist and supporter of the arts, raised more than $1 million for The Frick Collection and the Frick Art Reference Library. BENJAMIN LOZOVSKY/BFANYC.COM

Lynn Nesbit

Russell Grant and Barbara de Portago

Erika and Wouter Han

Profile for AVENUE Magazine

AVENUE December 2013  

Founded in 1976, AVENUE is a must-read among the city’s most discerning, stylish and savvy audiences. As Manhattan’s oldest society magazine...

AVENUE December 2013  

Founded in 1976, AVENUE is a must-read among the city’s most discerning, stylish and savvy audiences. As Manhattan’s oldest society magazine...