Out With Alisa: the Angel Ball and Halloween Celebrations

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It was one of the busiest weeks in NYC because of the Angel Ball and Halloween!

On Monday I went to Jackie Astier’s house for lunch and saw the launch of her new clothing line. On Monday night Dee and Tommy Hilfiger opened the doors of their house at the Plaza for snacks and cocktails to present Dee’s new bag collection. After that Paula and Arnie Rosenshein hosted a dinner for 50 people at Mr Chow. Among the guests were Carol Asher, Nathalie Von Bismarck, Cynthia Ott and Ivana Trump.

On Tuesday I was busy all day preparing for the Angel Ball, Denise Rich’s charity event. Hugh Jackman was the man of the night, and there were performances of from Usher and Pharrell. Among the guests were Karolina Kurkova, Irina Shayk, Debra Messing and Rita Ora. That night Simon de Pury, who is the Chairman of the Phillips auction house, was honored for his charitable work.

On Wednesday, Lauren Roberts opened the doors of her gorgeous townhouse in honor of Carol Asher. Among the guests were Ivana Trump, Denise Rich and Natalie Cole. That night we started with the premiere of Michelle and Larry Herbert’s new movie Seduced and Abandoned, which stars Alec Baldwin. Then we attended the movie’s after party at the Boom Boom Room in the Standard hotel. Later on, I went to Brenda Von Schweickhardt’s house for her Halloween party.

On Thursday, Carol Asher hosted a luncheon for 50 women at Cipriani. That night I went to Michelle and Frank Rella’s Halloween party at the B & Co private club after first attending the Cipriani 42nd Street Halloween Bash, where DJ Luciano was performing. Among the guests were Eva Cavalli, Denise Rich, Cynthia Ott, Jacob Arabo and Julia Vacca.