Last night, Emporio Armani celebrated the opening of its New York flagship and return to Madison Avenue with a private VIP soiree. From Anna Della Russo arriving in a gorgeous white embellished cocktail dress. It was a who’s who of New York who braved the heat to take part in the evening’s festivities, which included live performances by Skylar Grey, The Drums and Ladyhawke as well as DJ set by Mayer Hawthorne. NYFW’s most surprising star thus far Gold medal Olympian Ryan Lotche entered the party looking sleek and handsome in dressed head to toe in Emporio Armani. Celebrity stylist June Ambrose chatted it up with long time friend Jay Manuel. Ricky Martin took time to pose for the shutter bugs while the always dapper Harry and Peter Brant mingled the room with Derek Blasberg.
Other guests attending the opening included: Roberta Armani, Michael Avedon, Giovanna Battaglia, Bryanboy, Rachel Chandler & Tom Guinness, Emilie de Ravin, Santé D’Orazio, Miroslava Duma, Cheryl Dunn, Christian Fletcher, Emma Greenwell, Carl Hagelin, Colton Haynes, Gordon Hull, Cory Kennedy, Natalia Kills, Robert Konjic, Angela Lindvall, Julie Macklowe, Jay Manuel, Piper Marshall, Ricky Martin, Mia Moretti, Sky Nellor, Alexia Niedzielksi, Rashaad Newsome, Erin O’Connor, Annelise Peterson, Sophie Plimpton, Pietro Quaglia, Karim Rashid, Charles Renfro, Carine Roitfeld, Olivia Sandelman, Jamie Strachan, Nico Tortorella, Max Vallot, Nicola Vassell, Elizabeth Von Guttman and Olivier Zahm.
Credit: Joe Schildhorn, BFA