J. Barry Ferguson will do his exquisite floral displays, and the Armory's historic Tiffany Room will be decorated by some preeminent designer, yet to be named. This year, Carol Mercer of Secret Garden Landscaping in East Hampton will design a garden at the show, and everyone's pretty excited about that.
This year, superb antiques from 65 prominent dealers throughout the United States and Europe will be on display -- and for sale, naturally. It would be nice if some antique lover like Barbra Streisand would come along and buy everything in sight but, as we all know, Barb's unloading.
That was Princess Firyal of Jordan, resplendent in gold lame and with her auburn hair in a French twist, at the Rainbow Room with a party of such lovely friends. She ordered a dainty filet of sole, one of the reasons she fits into that gold lame -- but you knew that.