The Vanity Fair party, which traditionally kicks off the Tribeca Film Festival, has become almost a dÃ©jÃ vu happening, in that every year âthe regularsâ attend. Donât get me wrong, this is not a shabby guest list, starting with the likes of Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower, Martha Stewart, Iman and David Bowie, Diane Von Furstenberg, Jane Rosenthal and Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld. I thought I spotted a new face, one that could launch a thousand ships, among the arriving guests, but then I realized Zoe Kravitz had attended this party before, with her dad Lenny.
Over at the Puck Building, La Reve: Indulge the Dream, a benefit for Michael J. Foxâs Parkinsonâs Disease Foundation, took place. Folks like Samantha Cole, Ricki Lake and Mya, dressed to the nines, lent their support.
Helmut Lang threw Sloane Crosley a glitzy book party for her essay collection, I Was Told Thereâd Be Cake at their Meatpacking District store. Literary types (Jonathan Ames and A.M. Homes) and fashion world heavyweights (Meredith Melling Burke and Gilles Mendel) were present and accounted for.
If I write a book I am going to title it I Was Told Thereâd Be a Goody Bag!