Prince Ernst and Princess Chantal of Hanover; Philip Niarchos; Spyros Niarchos and his adorable wife Daphne; Fernanda and Jamie Niven; Boaz Mazor; Blaine and Robert Trump; Ahmet Ertegun; Alfred Taubman; Cecile and Ezra Zilkha; the abstract artist George Condo, whose show opens at the Pace Gallery tonight, with his wife Anna; Donna and Bill Acquavella; Maria Snyder; Duane and Mark Hampton; the great Colombian artist Fernando Botero; Kenneth Jay Lane; Irith Landau; Nan Kempner; Linda Wachner; Georgette Mosbacher; Kathy Ford; Tommy Taylor from Texas; Carolina Herrera; Chessy Rayner; Gale Hayman, and more, more, more. A whole new group came in later, Deeda Blair, Lee Thaw, Joy Henderiks, etc., after hearing Yanna Avis sing love songs in English, French and German at the Russian Tea Room and pronouncing it a polished performance, and Yanna sexy and glamorous. It's the only way, really.
Firyal is spending more time in New York lately because for the last two years she has been UNESCO's Goodwill Ambassador, and she takes it seriously. When you work, you work and when you play, you play. Playing with her and Pat the other night were such as