Barneys Chicago & UNICEF Luncheon Celebrate International Women’s Day

Amanda Bonnell, Susie Silich, Guests
In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, The Barneys New York Foundation hosted a private luncheon right at the Barney’s New York flagship in Chicago where Barneys New York Creative Ambassador-at-Large Simon Doonan, designers Lisa Perry, Nicolo Beretta of Giannico, Ana Khouri, and Sterling McDavid of the Starling Project were in attendance to Support UNICEF. The luncheon was co-hosted by three influential and powerful women Tina Trott-wife of BDT Capital Partners’ Byron Trott (your favorite money manger’s favorite), Susie Silich wife of Joe Silich Morgan Stanley Executive Director Wealth Advisor and Martha Metz wife to Adam Metz, Managing Director and Head of International Real Estate at The Carlyle Group.

Susie Silich, Martha Metz, Tina Trott
Susie Silich, Martha Metz, Tina Trott

The luncheon at Fred’s was filled with philanthropically minded, fashionable women. Following the lunch, Caryl Stern, CEO of UNICEF gave remarks on the vital work UNICEF is doing to help women around the world, and introduced the panel moderated by Barneys’ Creative Ambassador at Large, Simon Doonan moderated with panelists Perry, Berreta, Khouri and McDavid. Following, guests joined the designers for a shopping event in support of UNICEF, where the designers in attendance interacted with guests.

Atmosphere 8

Lisa Perry Product 2

Richard Perry, Lisa PerryRichard Perry, Lisa Perry

Nicole Paprosky, Nicolo Beretta, Tali KoganNicole Paprosky, Nicolo Beretta, Tali Kogan

Nicolo Beretta, Lisa Perry, Ana Khouri, Sterling McDavid, Simon Doonan
Nicolo Beretta, Lisa Perry, Ana Khouri, Sterling McDavid, Simon Doonan

Tali Kogan, Jude Fitzgerald, Nicole Paprosky, Stephanie PaproskyTali Kogan, Jude Fitzgerald, Nicole Paprosky, Stephanie Paprosky

Tina Trott, Martha Metz

Susie Silich, Catherine D'Orio
Catherine D’Orio, Susie Silich

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Antonio Insalata, Nicolo Beretta, Lisa Perry
Antonio Insalata, Nicolo Beretta, Lisa Perry

The Barneys New York Foundation which was built around three main pillars of giving—human rights, education, and the arts was founded in 2016 and have held events in Chicago supporting philanthropic causes. The Barneys New York Foundation seeks to support its communities by working with partner organizations around the country.

 

Nicolo Beretta 2

Simon Doonan

Nicolo Beretta, Lisa Perry, Ana Khouri, Sterling McDavid
Nicolo Beretta, Lisa Perry, Ana Khouri, Sterling McDavid

Caryl Stern, Martha Metz, Susie Silich, Tina Trott, Beth McCostlin
Caryl Stern, Martha Metz, Susie Silich, Tina Trott, Beth McCostlin

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Photo credit: Barry Brecheisen for Barneys New York

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Bolaji Sosan
Bolaji Sosan

pronounced: Boh-la-jee, like the Bellagio but w/o the O. SLC Founder and Editor, loves to write about topics at the intersection of career and lifestyle for today's young professional and future leaders.

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