The Scene

Scene Event: Build Gala Honors Marissa Mayer

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo! CEO and President, was honored for her commitment to education excellence by Build, a Redwood City-based non-profit that uses entrepreneurship to propel disadvantaged students through high school to college and career success. Over 500 business and education luminaries came together to support…Read The Full Post

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Haute Scene : Mclaughlin-Ridinger Wedding

Amber Ridinger married Duane McLaughlin in a no-expensespared $5 million wedding that took place at Ritz Carlton’s Reserve in Puerto Rico. The bride wore a dress by J’Aton Couture, custom powder blue bottom Louboutins and jewelry by Jacob & Co. The groom honored his grandfather, who was the first African American Navy Seal by wearing his naval uniform. Guests enjoyed music performances by Mary J Blige, Marc Anthony, Maxwell and Fat Joe. Read More

Haute Scene : Echo Aventura Developer’s Roundtable

Property Markets Group’s Echo Aventura project hosted a round table event and party with some of the most prominent developers in today’s market. Panelists included Kevin Maloney, founder and principal of Property Markets Group, Gil Dezer, president of Dezer Development, Carlos Rosso, president of condominium development for the Related Group, developer Avra Jain, and Eric Trump, executive vice president of development and acquisition at the Trump Organization. Read More

Haute Scene : Annual Haute 100 Dinner At Cipriani

Haute Living Magazine’s swanky annual Haute 100 Dinner served as the Grand Unveiling of Cipriani Downtown Miami. The dinner celebrated members inclusion on Haute Living’s list of the 100 most powerful and philanthropic people in Miami published in the annual Haute 100 issue. Read More

The 11th Hour Auction by Christie’s

Leonardo DiCaprio joined forces with Christie’s on May 13 for the 11th Hour Auction, which raised $38,827,000 million for the actor’s environmental and wildlife foundation. Thirty-three works by contemporary artists including Ed Ruscha, Julian Schnabel, Banksy, Elizabeth Peyton, Takashi Murakami and Raymond Pettibon sold at record-breaking prices—nine for over one million dollars. Read More

Met Gala 2013

On May 6th, the 2013 Met Gala strutted backwards in time to the 1970s in conjunction with the museum’s current fashion exhibit, “Punk: Chaos to Couture.” From grunge to gowns, the A-list guests rocked their sartorial variety. Some of the famous faces at the soirée included Beyoncé (an honorary chair), Sarah Jessica Parker, Marc Jacobs, Diane Kruger, Madonna, Gisele Bundchen, Jessica Biel, Rooney Mara, Anna Wintour, Sienna Miller, January Jones, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lawrence and Carey Mulligan. Read More