Anne Hathaway was the hostess with the mostess at Elyse Walker’s ninth annual Pink Party over the weekend.
The Oscar-winning actress was instrumental in raising over $1.7 million for the Women’s Cancer Program at Cedars-Sinai’s Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Santa Monica’s Hangar 8.
Some of the biggest names in fashion, entertainment and philanthropy attended Saturday’s gala, including boutique owner and fashion designer Walker, Kate Beckinsale & Len Wiseman, Rachel Zoe and Rodger Berman, Usher, Jessica Capshaw, Brooke Burke Charvet & David Charvet, Poppy Delevingne, Michael Chiklis, Sela Ward, Frances Fisher, Aimee Garcia, A.J. Cook, Maria Bello, Laeticia & Johnny Hallyday, Francesca Eastwood, Brenda Song, Paz Vega, Sela Ward, LA Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig, and fashion designers Ken Kaufman & Isaac Franco of KaufmanFranco and Alejandro Ingelmo.
Hathaway, clad in Vionnet and J. Mendel, presided over a fashion show which included items from Barbara Bui, Chloé, J.Mendel, KaufmanFranco,Matthew Williamson, Lanvin and Valentino; the models’ looks were created by LORAC Cosmetics and Chaz Dean.
During the live auction segment of the event, $200,000 was raised for items including original artwork by famed Los Angeles-based artist RETNA (née Marquis Lewis); a 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet provided by The Auto Gallery; and an exclusive, one-of-a-kind dream NYFW 2014 experience for two that includes seats to some of the most coveted fall runway shows in the industry such as Reed Krakoff, Cushnie et Ochs, and Nanette Lepore, a $5000 shopping spree at KaufmanFranco, private viewings of the J.Mendel and Nancy Gonzalez collections, premium dining experiences and more. The silent auction featured designer bags and jewelry from the world’s most coveted premium labels, including: Proenza Schouler, Lanvin, Jerome Dreyfuss, Nina Ricci, Jacquie Aiche, Alexander McQueen, Pierre Hardy, Barbara Bui, Gucci, Giuseppe Zanotti, Nancy Newberg, Jimmy Choo, Stark, Reed Krakoff, Givenchy, Jaimie Geller Jewelry, Siena Jewelry, Zoe Chicco, Chloé, The Woods, Broken English Jewelry, Cathy Waterman,Inc, Roberto Cavalli, Nancy Gonzalez, J. Mendel, and Brunello Cucinelli.
Over the course of the evening, guests dined on items like boneless beef short ribs with cabernet wine sauce and kale and celeriac chiffonade salad, cocktails provided by Tequila Avion and Pink Bavarian cupcakes from Baked by Melissa.