Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including the Kering Foundation dinner, The Continental: From the World of John Wick special screening and W Magazine and Chanel’s Sofia Coppola Archive: 1999-2023 celebration.
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Philadelphia Eagles captain Jason Kelce, wife Kylie Kelce and mother Donna Kelce were surrounded by family, friends, teammates and filmmakers to celebrate the Philadelphia premiere of Prime Video’s documentary Kelce on Sept. 8.
Estée Lauder x Highsnobiety party
Highsnobiety and Estée Lauder hosted an “All Beauty No Rest” celebration at the Hotel Chelsea on Sept. 8 to toast New York Fashion Week and Estée Lauder’s Advanced Night Repair serum. Attendees included Dana Hassan, Moses Sumney, Rachel Sennott, Chase Sui Wonders and TINX.
SSENSE x Jean Paul Gaultier x KNWLS party
Jean Paul Gaultier and KNWLS hosted a private party with SSENSE in NYC on Sunday to celebrate the launch of their new collaboration, with guests including Doja Cat, Ice Spice, Julia Fox, Caroline Polachek, Matty Healy, Offset, Saweetie, Moses Sumney, The Kid LAROI and Tinashe.
The Royal Tenenbaums Cinespia screening
Cinespia hosted a screening of The Royal Tenenbaums at Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Saturday with stars including Josh Hutcherson, Thora Birch, Natalie Morales and Riele Downs.
Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace x Adidas
Adidas Originals and Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace welcomed a stylish crowd of stars, skaters and sneakerheads to a night of roller skating at The Rink at Rockefeller Center on Monday, with guests including Dylan Mulvaney, Harvey Guillén, Jimmy Iovine, Meek Mill, Myles Frost, Nick Cannon, Saweetie and The Kid Laroi.
Rise’s third annual NYFW Survivor Fashion Show
On Monday, Rise hosted its third annual NYFW Survivor Fashion Show. Notable attendees included Moira Forbes, AnnaSophia Robb, Chloe Flower and MSNBC correspondent Katie Phang joining other survivors and allies down the runway in top designer labels. This year’s show also advocated for a multilateral treaty between states from all five UN global regional groups that protects survivors over abusers, the next phase of Rise’s efforts to advocate for sexual assault survivors worldwide.
Watch Hunger Stop 10th anniversary
Michael Kors and Cindy McCain hosted an intimate reception in NYC on Monday to honor the 10th anniversary of Watch Hunger Stop, Kors’ hunger-fighting initiative in support of the World Food Programme. Halle Berry, who joined the designer 10 years ago for the launch of Watch Hunger Stop, was also in attendance.
Kering Foundation Caring for Women Dinner
Kering CEO François-Henri Pinault hosted the second annual dinner in NYC on Tuesday, with a star-studded guest list that included Oprah Winfrey, Nicole Kidman, Salma Hayek, Zoë Kravitz, Channing Tatum, Olivia Wilde, Julia Garner, Tracee Ellis Ross and Kim Kardashian.
GQ NYFW party
Aldis Hodge, Lukas Gage, Chris Appleton, Darren Barnet, Leon Bridges, Madelyn Cline and Thomas Doherty were among the stars who attended GQ‘s party, hosted by GQ global editorial director Will Welch and celebrating the launch of Christian Louboutin’s Astroloubi collection, on Tuesday.
Harbison Studio party
On Tuesday, Harbison Studio hosted a private dinner at BondST in Hudson Yards to celebrate the launch of its SS24 collection and the new sustainably made handbag GEMINI. Sophia Bush, Ubah Hassan, Jessel Taank, Shaun Ross and Zerina Akers were among the attendees.
Special Forces: World’s Toughest Test premiere event
Tara Reid, Tyler Cameron, Savannah Chrisley, Brian Austin Green, Robert Horry, Erin Jackson, Bode Miller, Jack Osborne, Kelly Rizzo, Tom Sandoval, JoJo Siwa and Nick Viall walked the carpet on Tuesday for the premiere of their upcoming Fox series Special Forces.
Jessica Stam’s Maui Fundraiser
Maui resident and IMG Model Jessica Stam held a fundraiser at NYFW: The Shows for the Maui wildfires in partnership with the People’s Fund of Maui on Tuesday.
Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Awards
UTA Foundation and IWMF celebrated the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Awards in Beverly Hills on Tuesday, with honorees Laurence Geai, Yunghi Kim and Veronique de Viguerie as well as UTA partner and chief of social impact Rene Jones and IWMF CEO Elisa Lees Munoz.
The Continental L.A. screening
Peacock held a special screening in Los Angeles on Wednesday for its upcoming series The Continental: From the World of John Wick, the prequel to the John Wick film franchise, with its producers and executive team.
A Million Miles Away special screening
Amazon Studios hosted a LA special screening of A Million Miles Away at The Culver Theater on Wednesday, with director Alejandra Márquez Abella and astronaut José Hernández.
SIMKHAI NYFW party
SIMKHAI celebrated New York Fashion Week with an intimate cocktail on Wednesday hosted by Jonathan Simkhai at The Ned NoMad. The evening featured DJ sets from duo Lumia Nocito and Nick Hadad with guests including Lukita Maxwell, Dascha Polanco, Sir John, Tinx, Davis Burleson and Emira D’Spain.
Stop Making Sense special screening
Talking Heads members David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz and Jerry Harrison celebrated their concert movie at a special screening at the BAM Harvey Theater on Wednesday.
The Foo Fighters headlined Dreamfest – a concert benefitting UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, presented by Salesforce in conjunction with its annual Dreamforce conference – on Wednesday at Chase Center in San Francisco. Before the concert, Matthew McConaughey and Golden State Warrior Andre Iguodala presented the 2023 Colin Powell Medal of Courage Award to 22-year-old UCSF patient Selah Kitchiner.
Level 8 grand opening party
Level 8 launched in downtown LA on Wednesday alongside guests Anderson .Paak, Aaron Paul, Jeremy Renner, Marlon Wayans, Omar Epps, Arturo Castro, Matt Bellamy, Jane Seymour, Alfie Allen and Jon Huertas.
W Magazine and Chanel’s Sofia Coppola Archive: 1999-2023 celebration
W Magazine and Chanel hosted an intimate dinner at Indochine on Thursday to celebrate the launch of Sofia Coppola Archive: 1999-2023, the first book from Sofia Coppola. The dinner honored the director, a long-standing artistic collaborator for Chanel with support from Sara Moonves, Margaret Qualley, Lily Allen, David Harbour, Camila Morrone, Phoebe Tonkin, Laura Dern, Elle Fanning, Leon Bridges, Katie Holmes, Dianna Agron, Annabelle Dexter Jones, Chase Sui Wonders, Grace Gummer, Mark Ronson, Christopher Abbott and Natasha Lyonne.
Creative Coalition’s Humanitarian Awards Benefit
The Creative Coalition presented its Humanitarian Awards Benefit Luncheon Gala on Thursday, featuring prominent figures in the entertainment industry who use the power of their celebrity for social good. Honorees included Jason Alexander, Pauline Chalamet, Billy Eichner, Wendie Malick, Arian Moayed, Lena Waithe and Matt Walsh.
On Tuesday and Thursday, Sean Penn hosted two special screenings of his new documentary Superpower in New York City and Washington, DC respectively. The New York screening was attended by Penn, Susan Zirinsky, former Governor Andrew Cuomo, Michael Fanone, John Leguizamo, Fisher Stevens, Vanessa Kirby and Adrian Lyne.
Bose launch party
Gunna, H.E.R., Tiffany Haddish, Victor Cruz and Julio Torres were among the stars who joined Bose to celebrate the launch of their new QuietComfort Ultra Headphones and Ultra Earbuds in Brooklyn on Thursday. The event featured performances by friends of the brand Ice Spice, PinkPantheress, Jamie xx and Blu DeTiger.
Cultural and Entertainment Summit at Fox Studios
Studio and brand executives from Paramount, FOX, Tubi, Fanatics, Kia, Mattel, Samsung, Hulu, Disney, The Black Tux, Amazon Prime and more descended on the Fox studio lot on Thursday to discuss marketing, cultural, and consumer trends. The day conference, hosted by The Fifth agency and Brand Innovators, included executive panels, studio tours and a networking dinner at Juliette restaurant.
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