Reminded of the first verse of the Rolling Stones song Gimme Shelter one could make a connection to those four-footed dogs among us that are in desperate need of forever homes, "Oh, a storm is threat'ning, My very life today, If I don't get some shelter, Oh yeah, I'm gonna fade away."
LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton commemorated the organization's jubilee anniversary during its annual Summer Benefit. Held at LongHouse, "Serious Moonlight" honored Molly Chappellet and Luanne Wells, and celebrated Jack Lenor Larsen. The evening, which included a performance from Nona Hendryx, brought out Martha Stewart, Fred Savage, and many more.
The sweltering heat didn't stop over 1,000 guests from gathering at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack to honor multiple James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef, author and restaurateur John Besh during the James Beard Foundation's 26th annual Chefs & Champagne®.
Riders at the Center for Therapeutic Riding of the East End (CTREE) at Wolffer Estate Stables in Sagaponack were delighted when international polo star and Ralph Lauren model Nacho Figueras visited to offer a free polo lesson.
Roberto Ductesco celebrated his The Wild Horses of Sable Island exhibit at the Surf Lodge Gallery with an exclusive hands-on photography presentation at the Montauk hotspot.
Kim Kardashian West hosted a celebration for the exclusive launch of menswear brand CLOT in the U.S., as part of Revolve in the Hamptons' second annual Hamptons House experience. The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star chose a beige body-hugging dress by Trois x REVOLVE Campell Dress for the online retailer's fête which featured a special performance by DJ Cassidy and DJ Vashtie, who played some Kanye West (of course) and a mix of R&B. Throughout the afternoon Kardashian West took the time to take selfies with attendees and chatted with Revolve owner and CEO Michael Mente and VP Raissa Gerona. The festivity also brought out A$AP Rocky, Aimee Song, Chriselle Lim, Arielle Charnas, Fiona Byrne, Negin Mirsalehi, and Jasmine Sanders. Partygoers cooled down with Moët Ice Imperial and Moët Nectar Imperial Rosé in the Moët Secret Rosé Garden, and also showed their competitive side as they competed in outdoor lawn games.
South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center (SoFo) in Bridgehampton honored Anke and Jürgen Friedrich, as well as The Patsy and Jeff Tarr family during its 27th Annual Summer Gala Benefit. Tracy Anderson and Katie Lee hosted the evening, and Chef Alex Guarnaschelli served as the Featured Guest Chef.
Chair Emeritus Susan Allen is the angel who started the Shelter. Chairwoman Jean Shafiroff catapulted the gala into a top tony event. Chairman of the Board Jonathan McCann keeps the Shelter among the top 10 percent in the country. Georgina Bloomberg, who wrote the introduction to Shafiroff's Successful Philanthropy, as well as WNBC's Chuck Scarborough and wife Ellen also put their heart and soul into the Shelter's mission. And Jill Rappaport flew ten hours from taping her new television series on Animal Planet to attend.
The annual Hamptons Tea Dance was held at Nova's Ark Project in Water Mill. The fun music, guests dancing, delicious food and drink, fabulous charities, and friendly faces could not have made a more perfect night.
Before ending the Hamptons Soldier Ride at Amagansett Farm, participants took part in a Lap of Heroes in Sag Harbor. Proceeds from the ride support Wounded Warrior Project.