New York City Ballet Fall Gala 2017, NYC

Sarah Jessica Parker & Peter Martins Attend the New York City Ballet Fall Gala 2017 | Photo: Owen Hoffman for Patrick McMullen

When: Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 5:30PM
Hot Spot: Lincoln Center, NYC

Deets: On September 28, 2017, the New York City Ballet hosted its 2017 Fall Fashion Gala which was attended by 850 guestsand raised over $2.6 million for the Company.

The annual Fall Fashion Gala was conceived by NYCB Board Vice Chairman Sarah Jessica Parker, and launched in 2012 with a gala celebration of the legendary designer Valentino. The gala has since raised more than $15 million for New York City Ballet, and has featured costumes designed by the likes of Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, Carolina Herrera, Narciso Rodriguez, Olivier Theyskens, Dries Van Noten, and others. All of the designs are created in house at the New York City Ballet Costume Shop in collaboration with the designers and NYCB’s Director of Costumes Marc Happel.

The evening featured champagne by Ruinart, the official champagne of New York City Ballet, catering courtesy of Acquolina, wine courtesy of Wagner Vineyards Estate Winery, décor courtesy of Raúl Ávila, and music byDJ Clayton.

Spotted: Gala Co-Chairs: Claire & Chris Mann, Karen & Tom Murphy, Betsy & Rob Pitts, and NYCB Board Vice Chair, Sarah Jessica Parker. Also in attendance were NYCB Principal Dancer and Choreographer, Lauren Lovette; NYCB Resident Choreographer and Soloist, Justin Peck,Choreographer, Gianna Reisen; and NYCB Soloist and Choreographer, Troy Schumacher. Additional Guests Included: Keri Russell & Matthew Rhys, Jill Kargman, Rebecca Hall, Tsumori Chisato, Fernando Garcia, Jonathan Saunders, Prabal Gurung, Tracy Reese, Todd Snyder, Ashley Graham, Hari Nef, Nicky Hilton Rothschild, Amy Astley, Tina Craig, Jane Keltner de Valle, Malin Akerman, Matthew Broderick, Andy Cohen, Alex Wolff, Bon Duke, Arthur Elgort, Henry Leutwyler, Mazdack Rassi & Zanna Roberts Rassi, Valerie Steele, Mel Ottenberg, Erin Walsh, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Martins, Darci Kistler, and the dancers of New York City Ballet.

Hint For The Average Socialite: Tables & tickets are available now! Purchase by Friday, September 15 and your generosity will be recognized as a Benefit Committee member in the evening program.*

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