On Saturday, June 3, join Honorary Chairmen Nicky Grant and Silke Tsitiridis, and Chairmen Laura Blair and Susan Nappa Cocke for the 25th annual Decorators-Designers-Dealers
Sale and Auction Benefit Gala (D-D-D), a benefit for the Southampton Fresh Air Home
's 116th year of camp for physically challenged children.
The highly anticipated Hamptons shopping extravaganza features live, silent and wine auctions, as well as an extraordinary home furnishings and antiques sale. Last year's D-D-D brought out Billionaire Boys Club
actor Ansel Elgort
, The Real Housewives of New York City
star Ramona Singer
, The Sopranos
actress Aida Turturro
, designer Nicole Miller
, and many other notable names.
Attendees can expect to find items from the top names in fashion, jewelry, travel, fine dining, entertainment, sports, health and beauty in the auction, while the wine auction will showcase an extraordinary selection that will make you want to seriously expand your collection.
Charlotte Bonstrom Assaf, Sulaika Zarrouk Gormley, Amanda Holmén, Raya Keis Knight, Valerie Post, Vanessa L. Rooks and Dara Tomanovich will serve as Auction Chairmen, with Vittorio Assaf
, Patricia and Daniel Hope, and Emily Chien Mahoney and Thomas Mahoney as Wine Auction Chairmen.
The remarkable furniture sale showcases choice and rare antiques, gently used and new home furnishings, as well as designer furniture, lamps, paintings, framed prints, fabrics, decorative accessories and so much more. The annual event attracts shoppers from as far away as Manhattan, Connecticut, and Palm Beach who always leave with a smile on their face and a new assortment of extraordinary treasures that they picked up at shockingly good prices.
Ann R. Grimm is Design & Decoration Chairman with Tish Bliss
and Christl Meszkat as Design & Decoration Co-Chairmen, and Peri Bogert, Grace Bollo, Maria del Rio, Jane J. Fear, Traudl Geraghty and Ann Yawney as Design and Decoration Vice Chairmen. Gary P. Crain, Christie Hansen
and James Alan Smith
are Designers Committee Chairmen.
The D-D-D will begin with a 5 p.m. preview for benefactor patrons and the event closes at 8:30 p.m. Tickets start at $250 per person for 6 p.m. entry.
Founded in 1901, the Southampton Fresh Air Home, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, is a not-for-profit residential camp that presents summer sessions and year-round programs and opportunities for physically challenged youth. Funds raised at D-D-D accounts for nearly 40 percent of the Southampton Fresh Air Home's annual operating budget.
For information, call 631-283-5847 or visit www.sfah.org.
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com