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Something Old, Something New

Originally Posted: October 02, 2006

Nicole B. Brewer

Intermix hosted "Something Old, Something New" clothing drive to benefit the Junior Council of Safe Horizon, the nation's leading victim assistance organization and the efforts of Safe Horizon's Streetwork Program, that serves the homeless and street involved young adults on Wednesday night, September 25th.

Maile Zambuto, Allison Weiss Brady, Alison Minton, and Cate
Mayer at Intermix. Photo by PatrickMcMullan.com

The evening's hostess Leesa Kleiger and Junior Council members John Ordway, Blair Morris, Joanna Kornfeld, Gaurav Sharma, Sara Pollack, and Ashley Musfeldt asked that guests bring in gently worn warm clothing for people less fortunate. In turn, those donating received 15 percent off of all clothing and accessories purchased at Intermix that evening.

Among those trading something old for something new included Safe Horizon's Chief Development Officer Maile Zambuto and Director of Special Events Cate Edmonds, Allison Weiss Brady, Melicia Ming, Alison Minton, Kathleen Giordano, Daphne Kornfeld, Mayi Goss, Anthony Milano, Danielle Senatore, Sarah Beam, Nancy Havlicek, Gabby Bazen, Janelle Manzi, Jennifer Lattif, Elisa Benson, Kimmie Aze, McKenzie Kleiger, Lindsy Lebby, Nichole Moss, and Sarah Garonzik. As guests shopped they treated themselves to Folonari Pink Pinot Grigio and Godiva chocolates.

Safe Horizon, the nation's leading victim assistance organization created the Junior Council to help raise critically needed funds and awareness among a younger target audience. By raising funds and educating the young public, the Junior Council will help Safe Horizon to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.

Southampton has been and is home to many of the world's leading artists but few have had the impact on fashion and beauty as did the late Francesco Scavullo, one of America's greatest photographers and portraitists. For over 50 years, Scavullo captured on film many of the most famous personalities of the 20th Century.

Sophia Loren as photographed by Francesco Scavullo.

Now a stunning retrospective of his iconic images, over 100 of his most celebrated photographs, are on view at The Gallery at New World Stages in the heart of New York's Theater District.

As famous as the people he photographed, Scavullo immortalized celebrities in every field of endeavor - fashion, music, film, theater and sports. Many of these photographs plus examples of his legendary Cosmo-girl covers created in his over 30 year collaboration with the legendary Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown as well as his many album covers are on display.

Hosting the opening were his partner in business and life for 32 years Sean Byrnes and good friend and Southampton neighbor Liz Derringer and attorney Peter Stern.

The stunning tri-level display at the newly created New World Stages currently home to several Broadway hit shows provided the perfect backdrop for the beautiful crowd that ebbed and flowed throughout the evening. Swapping reminiscences of the dapper sailor capped photographer were Caroline Winston, Justine Dianni, and film producer Beverly Camhe chatting up the excitingly diverse slate of this year's Hampton International Film Festival.

Janeann Nolan, Val Avellanet, The Village People's Randy Jones, Keith Hurd, Marcy MacDonald, Baroness Sherry Von Korber-Bernstein, Billboard's Kristine Tunzi, writers David Noh and Edward Hoban, and porn star/new lead in Naked Boys Spencer Quest were also seen in the Oh-So-Studio 54 crowd. Scavullo would have loved the eclectic assemblage that came to honor him and his work.

Nicole, an award-winning journalist, is Executive Editor & Publisher of Hamptons.com where she focuses on celebrity interviews, fine living and design, social events, fashion and beauty. She lives on the North Fork with her husband, their two daughters, and Bernese Mountain dog, Cooper. www.hamptons.com HamptonsOnline NicoleBBrewer NicoleBBrewer NicoleBBrewer

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