Barneys New York Hosts Annual Cocktail Party For Children’s Research Fund

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund

On the evening of Thursday, October 18 the place to make the scene and be seen was  Barneys New York Gold Coast location for their 7th annual cocktail party benefitting Children’s Research Fund (CRF).

 

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund
Karina Heinrich, Stephanie Applebaum

Barneys’ continued partnership and commitment to philanthropic cause such as Children’s Research Fund (CRF) in Chicago, saw the return of this annual cocktail party where guests are encouraged to shop shop shop with a portion of proceeds through that weekend benefitting Children’s Research Foundation, an independent philanthropic initiative that raises funds to support the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Barney’s also brings in several designers, Jewelry designer, Eli Halili, handbag designer, Jeffrey Levinson and shoe designer, Valentina Micchetti of Alevi, whose wares can be found in the luxury retailer along with Creative Ambassador-at-Large Simon Doonan, all in attendance to help support the cause, tres fab!

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund
Valentina Micchetti and Creative Ambassador-at-Large of Barneys New York Simon Doonan

Designers Jeffrey Levinson, Valentina Micchetti and Eli Halili Designers Jeffrey Levinson, Valentina Micchetti and Eli Halili

The co-hosts for the evening were: Karina and Jason Heinrich, and Amy and Jason Williams, along with Barneys’ Creative Ambassador at Large, Simon Doonan. The Children’s Research Fund was established in 1951 for the sole purpose of raising funds to advance medical research. Over the years, the group’s renowned charitable efforts have generated support from individuals, corporations and foundations throughout the nation, raising more than $100 million to advance medical research.

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund
Jason Heinrich and Karina Heinrich

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund
Jason and Amy Williams and Jeffrey Levinson

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund
Pamela and Jody Blinstrup

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund
Elsa Silva, Emilia Silva, Karina Heinrich and Erika Maschmeyer

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund
Janet Mandell and Ceta Walters

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund
Nancy Resnick

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund
Morgan Scalabrino and Heather Pollack

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund
Karina Heinrich gives remarks

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund
Trisha Rooney, Michelle Harris, Guest

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund
Jason Williams, Kyle Schauenberg, Trevor Schauenberg and Amy Williams

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund
Erika Maschmeyer,Michelle Delaney, Michelle Dermenjian and Justyna Della Balle

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund
Creative Ambassador-at-Large of Barneys New York Simon Doonan

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund
Jason Heinrich, Jon Maschmeyer and Adam Cornell

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund
Emilia Silva, Ana Ernst and Lisa Marie McComb

Barneys New York Celebrates Children's Research Fund

 

 

This year’s Children’s Ball, co-chaired by Chris Keogh, Holly & Matt Maloney, and Trish Rooney will be held Saturday December 1 at Hilton Chicago.

Photo credit: Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images 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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