Patricia Field …. Lions and Tigers and Zebra’s OH MY!

Last night Patricia Field, costume designer of beloved Sex in the City franchise and fashion icon, officially kicked off summer last night. Kenny Kenny welcomed us at the door and off to the the penthouse of 230 Fifth Avenue we went.

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Long sips from overflowing martini glasses in hand, guests mixed and mingled. The scene felt very Bryant Park (soon to be Lincoln Center) meets LA, quality fashion show buzz amidst palm trees and warmth. But as the Empire Building glowed and models marched to the beat of Alica Keys, we were reminded that we could only be one place… New York City.

Eighteen swimwear and accessories looks went down the runway and twelve well poised mannequins glowed with Ippolita gold jewelry thanks to World Gold Council.

According to Celebrity Blogger Jonathan Valdez, of, one thing was for sure, “monokini is in and bikini is out.”

Check out exclusive footage on Youtube.