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The 23rd annual record of notably social individuals from politics, diplomacy, business, philanthropy and the arts. PORTRAITS BY TONY POWELL
A Mr. and Mrs. JAMES ABDO (Mai) Mrs. JOHN WILLIAM ABEL-SMITH (Mimi) The Honorable and Mrs. TYLER ABELL (Bess) The Honorable DAVID C. ACHESON Mr. JOHN B. (JAY) ADAMS, JR. Mr. and Mrs. CHRISTOPHER ADDISON (Sylvia Ripley) Mr. and Mrs. JORGE ADELER (Graziela) Mr. and Mrs. DADI AKHAVAN (Farinaz) Mr. and Mrs. JOHN E. (CHIP) AKRIDGE, III (Sally) Mr. DAVID ALBERSWERTH and Ms. CARY RIDDER Her Excellency the Ambassador of Morocco PRINCESS LALLA JOUMALA ALAOUI and Mr. MUHAMMAD REZA NOURI ESFANDIARI The Honorable MADELEINE K. ALBRIGHT Mr. JAMES A. ALEFANTIS The Honorable and Mrs. LAMAR ALEXANDER (Honey) Justice and Mrs. SAMUEL ALITO, JR. (Martha-Ann) His Excellency the Ambassador of Bahrain ABDULLA BIN RASHED ALKHALIFA and Her Excellency Sheikha AISHA BINT JABER AL-KHALIFA Mrs. JOE L. ALLBRITTON (Barbara Jean/”Barby”) Mr. ROBERT L. ALLBRITTON and Dr. ELENA ALLBRITTON Her Excellency the Ambassador of Oman HUNAINA AL-MUGHAIRY and Mr. FUAD AL-HINAI His Excellency the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates and Mrs. YOUSEF AL-OTAIBA (Abeer) His Excellency the Ambassador of Kuwait Sheikh SALEM ABDULLAH AL-SABAH and Sheikha RIMA AL-SABAH Mr. and Mrs. ROBERT ALTMAN (Lynda Carter) Mr. ANTONIO ALVES Mr. and Mrs. MICHAEL ANSARI (Karen)
Mrs. R. W. APPLE, JR. (Betsey) His Excellency the Ambassador of France GERARD ARAUD Mr. and Mrs. LOUIS M. ARONSON (Ami Becker) Ms. ADRIENNE ARSHT Mrs. ARTHUR W. ARUNDEL (Margaret) Mr. ANDREW ATHY, JR.
Mr. and Mrs. BRET BAIER (Amy) Mr. ROBERT BARNETT and Ms. RITA BRAVER Mr. MICHAEL BARONE Mr. and Mrs. ALEXANDER BARTH (Mary) Mrs. CHARLES L. BARTLETT (Martha) Mr. and Mrs. JOHN S. BEALE, JR. (Louise) Mr. JEREMY BEN-AMI and Ms. AILSA BIRAN Mr. and Mrs. MORTON BENDER (Grace) Mr. and Mrs. ROBERT BENNETT (Ellen)
The Honorable and Mrs. WILLIAM J. BENNETT (Elayne) Mr. and Mrs. RAYMOND (RAY) BENTON (Nina) The Honorable and Mrs. ALAN BERMAN (Michele) Mr. MJ BERMAN The Honorable and Mrs. WAYNE L. BERMAN (Lea) Mr. and Mrs. ADAM K. BERNSTEIN (Tracy) The Honorable and Mrs. STUART A. BERNSTEIN (Wilma) Mr. MAX N. BERRY The Honorable and Mrs. ALBERT J. BEVERIDGE, III (Madzy) The Honorable and Mrs. JAMES H. BILLINGTON (Marjorie) Mrs. ROBERT O. BLAKE (Sylvia) The Honorable ANTONY J. (TONY) BLINKEN and the Honorable EVAN RYAN
JACK AND SUSANNA QUINN >>
He’s an attorney and former White House Counsel to President Bill Clinton. She’s founder of on-demand beauty app Veluxe. Their favorite charity is No Kid Hungry’s Share our Strength, which provides healthy meals to chidren in need. WASHINGTON LIFE: What is your favorite event venue? JACK QUINN: Without any doubt, my favorite venue is our home. We try hard to make sure that that is the venue where we entertain. It’s a warm environment and our friends are always entertaining and interesting – as are, of course, all of our children. Susanna is amazing at that, on top of her duties as Mom and CEO of Veluxe, she’s a talented and creative cook – and she never fails to make a dinner party fun, informative and satisfying. WL: What are common faux pas people make at social events? SUSANNA QUINN: Not engaging politely; looking past the person with whom you are speaking for someone else. We work on eye contact with our five-year-old. The same rules apply for adults. You may not remember every good conversation but it is hard to forget when someone is rude.
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