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).
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!
Valentina Micchetti and Creative Ambassador-at-Large of Barneys New York Simon Doonan
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.
Jason Heinrich and Karina Heinrich
Jason and Amy Williams and Jeffrey Levinson
Pamela and Jody Blinstrup
Elsa Silva, Emilia Silva, Karina Heinrich and Erika Maschmeyer
Janet Mandell and Ceta Walters
Morgan Scalabrino and Heather Pollack
Karina Heinrich gives remarks
Trisha Rooney, Michelle Harris, Guest
Jason Williams, Kyle Schauenberg, Trevor Schauenberg and Amy Williams
Erika Maschmeyer,Michelle Delaney, Michelle Dermenjian and Justyna Della Balle
Creative Ambassador-at-Large of Barneys New York Simon Doonan
Jason Heinrich, Jon Maschmeyer and Adam Cornell
Emilia Silva, Ana Ernst and Lisa Marie McComb
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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