> 2010 > DONNA KARAN New York & EMILY CONNER Host Private Cocktail & Spring Trunk Show Event in Support of NEW YORK RESTORATION PROJECT
NEW YORK-FEBRUARY 2: DONNA KARAN New York & Emily Conner Host Private Cocktail & Spring Trunk Show Event in Support of New York Restoration Project (NYRP) on Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at DONNA KARAN, 819 Madison Avenue between 68th & 69th Street, New York City, NY 10021 (tel: (212) 861-1001)
Over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres guests learned about the important work being done by New York Restoration Project from its Executive Director, Drew Becher and Texas born New Yorker Emily Conner who is a noted supporter of this erstwhile New York charitable organization founded by Bette Midler. Guests also had the opportunity to enjoy a fashion presentation with guest wardrobe stylist, Curtis Farnham. Ms. Conner wore a dress by Donna Karan, jewelry by DiModolo and her hair was styled by Warren-Tricomi for the evening. Ms. Conner is a Texas to New York transplant whose passion for New York has found a home with the New York Restoration Project. As stated by Emily Conner: “NYRP is an amazing organization made up of fabulous people who share my passion for New York City so I can’t think of a better way to volunteer my time and resources. I highly encourage people to learn more about NYRP and consider becoming involved - it's fulfilling and fun!" A percentage of the proceeds from the evening's sales were donated by Donna Karan to New York Restoration Project. See also coverage from this event in PANACHE Privee.