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THE CENTER FOR FAMILY SERVICES PALM BEACH ANNUAL OLD BAGS LUNCHEON

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  Jean Shafiroff Martha Stewart With Tommy Hilfiger & Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger The Center for Family Services Palm Beach County held their signature fundraiser, The Old Bags Luncheon at The Breakers Palm Beach.  This year honored 25 years of the beloved event that will celebrate a Silver Jubilee in grand style.  Among the honorees at this year’s luncheon was Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger with a keynote speech by Martha Stewart.   Liz Quirates Sarah Wragge With Claire Florence Kathryn Vecellio With Maria Unanue Notable attendees included: Martha Stewart, Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger, Tommy Hilfiger, Liz Quirantes (Emcee, CBS 12), Todd L’Herrou, Ellen Vaughan, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Ramona Singer, Jean Shafiroff, Fernando Wong, Robin Gillen, Tim Johnson, Robin Gillen and Tim Johnson (Event Chairs), Diane Smith and Tammy Pompea (Honorary Chairs), Alyssa D. Quinlan (CEO, Freeman’s Hindman Auction), Karen Swanson, Sonja Stevens, Arlette Gordon, Lois Pope, Kathryn Vecellio, Marie Unanue,  Allison Nicklaus, Barb

ELTON ILIRIANI @ NEW YORK FASHION WEEK FOR CONCEPT KOREAN

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  Elton Ilirjani Elton Ilirjani walked the Concept Korea fashion show during New York Fashion Week 2024 the shows, wearing a creation from Hyun Park’s MMAM [Maison Modern Art Museum] Elton closed the show with his trademark confidence, poise and charisma.  About Elton Ilirjani: Known around the world as a high-ranking social media influencer and fashion model, Ilirjani boasts a breathtaking following of over 12 million fans. His legions of followers are dedicated to listening and learning from his message of gender equality around the world. Elton promotes the importance of equality and freedom of expression through the concept of genderless modelling. Frequenting the pages of fashion magazines and international runway shows, the icon uses his powerful presence to promote a unified existence amongst all of mankind.  www.theheadhunter.com Instagram: @Eilirjani  About Concept Korea: Concept Korea is a global project that publicizes Korea's fashion culture throughout the world and su

THOMAS J. HENRY TAKES CORPORATE TEAM TO SUPER BOWL LVIII

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  Mark Henry With Thomas J. Henry  Famed Texas attorney, Thomas J. Henry gifted his senior staff from his law firm along with a selection of close friends with a one-of-a-kind Super Bowl LVIII weekend experience. Flying in on multiple private jets, guests of Thomas J. Henry were treated to extravagant parties before the big game including tables at nightclub LIV at the Fontainebleu and XS at the Wynn. Thomas J. Henry has a multi-million dollar suite at the stadium for a grandstand view of the game to enjoy with celebrity guests. Thomas J. Henry and his guests stayed at a hotel in the heart of Las Vegas with views overlooking Allegiant Stadium.    Evelyn Crossland And Thomas J Henry Roger L. Turk With Ruben Herrera Thomas J. Henry & Thomas J. Henry Jr. “The Super Bowl is a fantastic experience all around. From the game to the halftime show to the crowd, I can’t think of any other event that matches the energy of the Super Bowl’s energy – especially for the first time in Las Vegas. T

JEAN SHAFIROFF HOSTS PALM BEACH EVENT TO HONOR SAMUEL WAXMAN CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION @ CAFE BOULUD

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  Jean Shafiroff And Martin Shafiroff Anka Palitz With Jean Shafiroff & CeCe Black Jean Shafiroff, philanthropist, television host, and author of Successful Philanthropy: How to Make A Life By What You Give, hosted a luncheon at Café Boulud at The Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach, FL in honor the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation.   Jacques Acoca With Martin Shafiroff & Lee Black Camilla Webster With Jean Shafiroff & Meg McCartney The luncheon was attended by a group of guests and supporters of the work of the Foundation.  Those in attendance included Jean Shafiroff, Martin Shafiroff,  Ava Roosevelt, Lee Black, Harry Cooper, Bob Roberts, Camilla Webster, Kim Dryer, Meg McCartney, Alex Hamer, Pamela O'Connor, Anka Palitz, CeCe Black, Rick Rose, Pamala Wright, Paola Rosenshein, Arnie Rosenshein, David Sweet and Christopher Twardy.  Jean Shafiroff spoke about the research work that the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation performs, “I am deeply moved by the i

PHILANTHROPIST JEAN SHAFIROFF CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY WITH A STAR CROWD @ GREG & KIM DRYER'S PRIVATE PALM BEACH RESIDENCE

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  Jean Shafiroff With Candace Bushnell & Kim Dryer Vicki Schneps With Jean Shafiroff Jean Shafiroff, philanthropist, TV host and author, celebrated her birthday with a star crowd in Palm Beach, Florida. Hosted by Greg and Kim Dryer, 100 friends and well-wishers attended the party at a private residence.   Camilla Webster With Ava Roosevelt Stacey Leuliette With Jean Shafiroff, Katie Ericson & Ramona Singer Jean Shafiroff And Lenny Lauren Notable attendees included: Jean Shafiroff, Martin Shafiroff, Greg Dryer, Kim Dryer, Candace Bushnell, Lenny Lauren, Ramona Singer, fashion designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka, Judith Giuliani, Kimberly Guilfoyle,  Alex Donner, Stacey Leuliette, Anka Palitz, Lieba Nesis, Meghan McCarthy, Alex Hamer, James McCarthy, Steven Stolman, Richard Wilkie, Pamela O'Connor, Robin Baker Leacock, Robert Leacock, Kate Ericson,  Rick Rose, Camilla Webster, Lee Fryd, Vicki Schneps, Krystian von Speidel and Ava Roosevelt. Jean Shafiroff With Valerie Co

MAYOR AND BUSINESS LEADERS MEET AT SOUTHAMPTON INN TO 'TURN ON THE OFF SEASON'

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Southampton Inn Winter Beauty   The Mayor of Southampton Village, Bill Manger and Deputy Mayor of Southampton Village, Gina Arresta gathered with business and community leaders at the Southampton Inn to discuss how to boost the year-round economy in the village during the winter months.  Hosted by Dede Gotthelf, owner of the Southampton Inn, the assembled group included Christina Strassfield of the Southampton Arts Center, Steve Behar, The Bentley Hotel, Shariee Calderone of the Parrish Art Museum, Dr. Sang Pak, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, Kirsten Lonnie of the Southampton Cultural Center, Ian Duke, Southampton Social Club, Elizabeth Millstein, Asprey and Lianna Mizzi, Southampton History Museum.  Gotthelf commented, “It takes a village to encourage more visitors to enjoy the beauty and charm of Southampton during the winter months. We need to work together to drive more visitors to spend, participate and enjoy all the Village has to offer.”  Mayor Manger spoke about improving th

MY FRIEND JOYCE RANDOLPH TRIXIE FROM HONEYMOONERS DIES AT 99

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  Joyce Randolph And James Edstrom Woke up to sad news. My friend of 40 yrs Joyce Randolph (Trixie Honeymooners) passed away last night at 99.  Last time I spoke to Joyce was on our Birthday Oct 21st. For so many years we threw our birthday parties together with Julie Wilson & other celebrities. I can not tell you how many adventures we had together. She was Married to a great guy, Dick Charles. They had a great son Randy Charles.  Years ago I talked them into renewing their wedding vows out in Long Island. When I picked them up at their Central Park West home in a stretch limo, Dick started to make a Vodka and Soda. Joyce was like, "Dick, It's 7am in the morning. Dick turned to her and said, Dammit Joyce, I'm getting married in a hour. Joyce turned to me and said, James, You Get me in more jams than Ralph Kramden ever could. " The wedding was picked up worldwide.  Our birthdays brought out a cast of characters. Golden Girl Rue McClanahan hosted a couple of our wi

2024 LIVE NEW YEARS EVE FROM TIMES SQUARE NEW YORK CITY

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TIMES SQUARE NYC LIVE 2024     LIVE FROM TIMES SQUARE: Times Square New Year’s Eve 2024 is just getting started! Watch as we count down the final moments of 2023 with live performances from Flo Rida, Paul Anka & more, hourly countdowns with special guests, confetti, and so much more! Don't miss a minute of the fun leading up to the #BallDrop

ELYSIAN MAGAZINE HOSTS CATWALK FURBABY BASH AT FLATIRON HOUSE NYC

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  Karen Floyd ELYSIAN, an international luxury lifestyle brand created to inspire and reflect the interests of women over 35, officially kicked off the journey to CatWalk FurBaby 2024, a massive philanthropic effort that blends fashion and pets for the benefit of animal rescues across the country. Billed as “a night of fashion for a lifetime of change,” the second CatWalk FurBaby will launch New York Fashion Week in the fall of 2024. The inaugural show – which brought together ten designers, ten models and ten rescues – launched New York Fashion Week in spring 2023 and has since been the subject of an award-winning feature-length documentary. “The first CatWalk FurBaby was fabulous – thanks to powerhouse designers like Marc Bouwer, Merci Dupre Clothiers Dr. Christina Rahm, and Brooke Wilder Atelier, along with our stunning models and amazing charities,” ELYSIAN Publisher Karen Floyd said. “It was an enormous undertaking, and we learned quite a bit… which will make CatWalk FurBaby 2024

JEAN SHAFIROFF HONORS CANDACE BUSHNELL & NEW YORK WOMEN'S FOUNDATION FOR HER ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY

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  Jean Shafiroff Jean Shafiroff With Candace Bushnell Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff hosted her annual Holiday Cocktail party at her residence in New York City. The reception was held in honor of Candace Bushnell and the New York Women's Foundation.  Everyone was in the Holiday spirit, enjoying Aphrodise bubbly Charmat rosé including special guest Candace Bushnell celebrating her one-woman show taking place in Palm Beach, the United Kingdom, Italy and Canada.    Jean Shafiroff With Malan Breton, Irina Pantaeva & Angel Pai Elton Ilirjani And Julia Ilirjani Ryan Nessing With Bianca Lopez & Roy Kean 140 Guests dressed in festive attire, including Jean, who switched outfits to honor some of her favorite fashion designers; Victor de Souza and Malan Breton.  New York State Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright Issued official proclamations recognizing the good work of Jean Shafiroff, Candice Bushnell and the New York Women’s Foundation.    Jean Shafiroff  With Candace Bushnell, Rebecca

PIONEER LINENS HOSTS 25TH ANNUAL OLD BAGS LUNCHEON TO BENEFIT CENTER FOR FAMILY SERVICES OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

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  Diane Smith With Tammy Pompea Camille Murphy With Penny Murphy & Marissa Murphy Adriaanse The 25th Annual Old Bags Luncheon launched with the organization’s official purse drive at Pioneer Linens who hosted a special affair at their iconic store to benefit the Center for Family Services of Palm Beach County.  Pioneer Linens is a fourth-generation family-owned business that has been around since 1912. The prominent store continues to offer the largest selection of current fashion in high-end linens and is a repository of information about lifelong quality in luxury goods. The 8,000 square foot showroom in the West Palm Beach area will provide a luxurious setting for the affair at 210 Clematis Street. Marissa Adriaanse’s family has been a proud owner of the shop for over 100 years and serves as one of the Agency’s Junior Co-Chairs of the Old Bags Luncheon.    Morgan Miller With Sherry Farrell The festive party showcased wine and tea along with valet parking. An added incentive for

ELYSIAN CELEBRATES 2023 FASHION ISSUE IN ASPEN COLORADO WITH COVER STAR AMY GREEN

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  Christina Rahm With Amy Green And Karen Floyd ELYSIAN, an international luxury lifestyle brand created to inspire and reflect the interests of women, held the cover reveal private dinner for their 2023 Winter Holiday & Fashion issue in Aspen, Colorado, combining high jewelry, high society and high altitude. The Enchanted Silver Bells holiday dinner celebrated the launch of the latest issue of Elysian Magazine with cover star Amy Green and was held at Casa Tua in Aspen.  The Dinner event included a number of festive, fun features including ice sculptures, a silent auction, and Chopard’s latest collection where Amy is the cover model for Chopard’s latest Holiday collection, plus a special musical performance by LP Giobbi.   Amy Green Karen Floyd, Publisher of ELYSIAN MAGAZINE and well-wishers came together for a special celebration of the magazine and its latest cover star, Amy Green.  “The 2023 Winter issue is dedicated to the spirit of charity – to the well of generosity,” ELYSIA

MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC GALA HONORING ALUMNA CHLOE FLOWER BENEFITTING MSM PRECOLLEGE DIVISION

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  Elaine Quijano With Chloe Flower And James Gandre Manhattan School of Music (MSM) hosted its MSM Precollege Gala at the world-renowned conservatory’s campus and neighboring St. James Chapel at Union Theological Seminary (UTS). The Gala benefited MSM’s Precollege Division and honored distinguished Precollege alumna Chloe Flower, a pianist, composer, producer, and passionate advocate for music education, with the inaugural Janet Daniels Schenck Award (named for MSM’s founder).  Hosted by CBS News Correspondent Elaine Quijano, the evening included a performance by the MSM Precollege Philharmonic Orchestra in the School’s exquisite principal performance space Neidorff-Karpati Hall and, later that evening, during the Gala dinner at UTS, special performances by Precollege students and honoree Chloe Flower.  Notable Attendees included:  Elaine Quijano (Gala Host; CBS News Correspondent), James Gandre (President, Manhattan School of Music), Chloe Flower (Gala Honoree; pianist and composer),