Barneys New York Hosts Fashionable Party For Chicago’s Children’s Research Fund

Yves Spinelli, Simon Doonan, Marysia Woroniecka ,Maria Cornejo
Yves Spinelli, Simon Doonan, Marysia Woroniecka,Maria Cornejo

Barneys New York hosted a fashionable evening in Chicago to support The Children’s Research Fund (CRF)  on Thursday, October 19 at the Barneys New York Chicago (15 E. Oak Street)  location. In their continued support of the Chicago based non-profit, Children’s Research Fund, and the research conducted at the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago for a night of celebration, shopping and fundraising for a cause.

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Jason Heinrich, Karina Heinrich 2
Jason Heinrich, Karina Heinrich

Robert Madrigal, Nancy Resnick, Phillip Resnick 2
Robert Madrigal, Nancy Resnick, Phillip Resnick

This was Barneys New York’s sixth annual cocktail party partnering with the Children’s Research Fund (CRF).  The event was hosted by Barney’s Creative Ambassador-at-Large Simon Donna along with Karina and Jason Heinrich-a partner at Bain & Company Chicago, Nancy and Phillip Resnick-owner of the Resnick Automotive Group, and Amy and Jason Williams.  Prominent Barneys New York Designers such as  Maria Cornejo of the brand Zero + Maria Cornejo, shoe designer Nicholas Kirkwood, jeweler Yves Spinelli of Spinelli Kilcollin, and skincare expert Mila Moursi were all present to help support the cause.

Nicole Rakich, Nicholas Kirkwood, Kaitlyn McMahon 1
Nicole Rakich, Nicholas Kirkwood, Kaitlyn McMahon

Maria Cornejo, Karina Heinrich 2
Maria Cornejo, Karina Heinrich

Debby Ritter, Kitsy Ritter, Yves Spinelli 2
Debby Ritter, Kitsy Ritter, Yves Spinell

Nicholas Kirkwood, Mila Moursi 2
Nicholas Kirkwood, Mila Moursi

 

The Children’s Research Fund, established in 1951, is dedicated to raising awareness and funding for the scientists and physicians of the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Over the years, the group has raised more than $100 million to advance medical research.

 

Tonya Geesman, Bianca Manson, Karen Hinley, Shannon Rusch 2
Tonya Geesman, Bianca Manson, Karen Hinley, Shannon Rusch

Elsa Silva, Mitchell Hatcher, Nicole Josz, Ana Silva Ernst
Elsa Silva, Mitchell Hatcher, Nicole Josz, Ana Silva Ernst

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Guests were invited to shop for good, with a portion of proceeds benefitting the Children’s Research Fund. A raffle event was also available for attendees to put their names in for a chance to win prizes such as six pairs of Barney’s women’s shoes (valued at over $6,000) and a custom tailoring experience for men. Attendees were able to meet and shop with Barneys New York designers while enjoying a cocktail reception, with the designers in store to chat and help guests with their shopping decisions.

 

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Stephanie Applebaum, Alex Jacobson

Michelle Dermenjian, Natasha Zivak
Michelle Dermenjian, Natasha Zivak

Nicole Lazaroff, Mila Moursi, Katie Cerone 3
Nicole Lazaroff, Mila Moursi, Katie Cerone

Cassidy Neveux, Elsa Silva, Nicole Josz 1
Cassidy Neveux, Elsa Silva, Nicole Josz

Courtney Cunniff, Emily Cunniff, Emma Reynolds 2
Courtney Cunniff, Emily Cunniff, Emma Reynolds

Ashley Engels, Florence Ann Romano, Benita Romano 2
Ashley Engels, Florence Ann Romano, Benita Romano

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Karen Krehbiel, Karina Heinrich, Emily Manly 2
Karen Krehbiel, Karina Heinrich, Emily Manly

 

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Photo Credit: Photo by Barry Brecheisen for Barneys New York

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