Philanthropist Jacqueline Weld Drake hosted a Holiday Cocktail Party to celebrate Casita Maria’s new special edition tote, in New York City on Thursday, December 13th at Roberto Cavalli on Madison Avenue. Co-hosts Ernica Arengi Bentivoglio, John Bernbach, Mario Buatta, Fe Fendi and Kalliope Karella were also in attendance ensuring attendees enjoyed a full evening of holiday cheer. The organization’s very own ArtWorks Interns, inspired by Roberto Cavalli, created Casita Maria’s special edition tote.
Over cocktails and light passed hors d'ouerves, select guests enjoyed a selction of red winem, white and champagne while listening to the tunes to DJ Henry Knowles. Guests included:Princess Firyal of Jordan, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Brodsky, Tiffany Dubin, Anges Gund, Susan Gutfreund, Jamee Gregory, Nina Griscom, Michelle Harper, Mr. and Mrs. Valentin Hernandez, William Ivey Long, Eleanor Kennedy, Catherine McCormack, Aileen Mehle, Ann Nitze, Jean Shafiroff, Daisy Soros, Stephanie Stokes, Christine Schwarzman, Felicia Taylor, Barbara Tober, Sabrina Worth, and Mr. and Mrs. Gianluigi Vittadini,Liliana Cavendish, Lucia Hwong Gordon et al
Left to Right: Jaqueline Weld-Drake & Mario Buatta; Ann Dexter-Jones; Fe Fendi, Carmen Lambardi, Paula Fendi; Jaqueline Weld-Drake; Lucia Hwong-Gordon; Tia Walker & Jean Shafiroff
*photos courtesy of Nicholas Hunt/Patrick McMullan