Naomi Campbell and Princess Marie-Olympia Celebrate Paddle8 Anniversary

Burberry, W Magazine Editor in Chief Stefano Tonchi, and Paddle8 co-founder Alexander Gilkes hosted an event in New York this week to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Paddle8.

Naomi Campbell, wearing BURBERRY. Photos by:
Naomi Campbell, wears Burberry at the Paddle8 party.

Paddle8 is the cool auction site founded in 2011 by Alexander Gilkes, Aditya Julka, and Osman Khan. In addition to offering a full range of luxury collectibles, they’re known for  presenting sales curated by cultural notables and tastemakers like Tracey Emin, Damien Hirst, Grace Coddington, Lynn Wyatt, Bob Colacello, and Jean Pigozzi. Paddle8 has cool investors, too, like those who funded Uber, Vimeo, Buzzfeed, Paperless Post, Warby Parker, and Bonobos, among others, as well as art-world insiders including Rolf Sachs, Stavros Niarchos, Damien Hirst, Jay Jopling and David Zwirner.

Alexander Gilkes, wearing BURBERRY
Alexander Gilkes, co-founder of Paddle8, wears Burberry.
Peter Brant Jr., Princess Maria-Olympia of Greece and Denmark
Peter Brant Jr., and Princess Maria-Olympia of Greece and Denmark

The event was attended by over 150 guests including Naomi Campbell, Miroslava Duma, Jessica Hart, Lexi Boling, Ben Allen, Maria Borges, Fiona Byrne, Cleo Wade, Margot, Edward Enninful, Katherine Bernhardt, Marianne Boesky, Will Cotton, Rose Dergan, Christophe de Menil, Douglas Friedman, David Morehouse, Caspar Jopling, Misha Nonoo, Danielle Bernstein, Jessica May Underwood, Indre Rockefeller, Peter Brandt Jr, Princess Maria-Olympia of Greece and Denmark, Trent Fraser, Phil Winser, Joey Jalleo, Martine, Alexandre and Prosper Assouline, Sofie Elgort, Lexi Bowes-Lyon, Jessica Joffe and Stavros Niarchos.

Jessica Hart
Jessica Hart