Alannah Weston is in town from London for a few days and her pals Vicky and Matthew Doull are giving a little "at home" for her, a cocktail party in anticipation of the next exhibition Alannah is opening in December at the gallery at Windsor, the beautiful residential estate in Vero Beach, Fla., founded by Alannah’s parents, the honorable Hilary and Galen Weston of Toronto. Adding to her achievements in the art world, this time Alannah will show a sensational collection of works, never before seen by the public from those controversial "wrappers," Christo and Jeanne-Claude. They will wrap anything if it’s big enough and famous enough, including London Bridge.
The New York City Ballet will kick off its winter season gala at a party at Bergdorf Goodman today. The Gala, set for Nov. 26, will celebrate the jeweler Paul Morelli who has shown his beautiful wares at the store for 20 years. Bergdorf’s chairman Ron Frasch will host the benefit cocktail where a retrospective of Morelli’s work, including pieces from his personal collection, will be displayed in the windows and vitrines of the main salon. Principal dancers from NYCB including Darci Kistler, Maria Kowroski, Yvonne Borree and Jennifer Ringer will don the designer’s diamonds.
Peter Bacanovic, Martha Stewart’s besieged and beleaguered stockbroker, is moving to Los Angeles to get away from it all. All being the press and photographers camped outside his and his parents’ doors since the notorious Imclone stock sales scandal hit the fan and dragged Peter and Martha with it.