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Where to Be Now: Calvin Klein at the Highline to Alexander Wang's After Party

Over the next eight days, the Eye will be attending at least 20 parties, from 71st Street to the South Street Seaport and even Red Hook, Brooklyn.

 Ralph Lauren8217s 8220My Fair Lady8221-inspired evening at the Central Park Conservatory Garden

Over the next eight days, the Eye will be attending at least 20 parties, from 71st Street to the South Street Seaport and even Red Hook, Brooklyn. For those who have a similarly packed schedule ahead and aren’t sure where to turn, here’s a quick guide to discerning next week’s lineup from years past.

40th Anniversary Blowout

Was: Ralph Lauren’s “My Fair Lady”-inspired evening at the Central Park Conservatory Garden.

Is:
Calvin Klein’s bash at a specially designed John Pawson pavilion at the work-in-progress Highline.

Tom Brady

Tom Brady

Photo By Amy Sussman/Getty Images

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

Photo By Charles Ommanney/Getty Images


 

Cocktail Party Topic of Debate

Was:
Eli Manning vs. Tom Brady

Is: McCain/Palin vs. Obama/Biden



Hotel Hot spot

Was: The second-floor patio of The Bowery Hotel.

Is: The recently renovated Morgans Hotel and newly constructed Cooper Square Hotel.
Donatella Versace8217s ladies8217 luncheon at the Versace boutique to introduce the Hit bag
Gap

Gap

Photo By Courtesy Photo



European Invasion

Was: Donatella Versace’s ladies’ luncheon at the Versace boutique to introduce the Hit bag.

Is: Colette Paris and Gap’s dinner at The Plaza celebrating their collaboration.
Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs

Photo By Stephane Feugere

Alexander Wang

Alexander Wang

Photo By George Chinsee



Hipster Hoard at the Door

Was: Marc Jacobs after party.

Is: Alexander Wang after party.
Van Cleef  Arpels8217 8220Une Journ233e 224 Paris8221 bash at Hammerstein Ballroom featuring a cabaret act a concert and scores of celebs


Jeweler Pulling Out All the Stops

Was: Van Cleef & Arpels’ “Une Journée à Paris” bash at Hammerstein Ballroom featuring a cabaret act, a concert and scores of celebs.

Is: Boucheron’s blowout at the Seaport with a performance of Spiegelworld’s “theatrical circus” show “Desir.”