Schmoozing: Barbour International Party


Barbour International, the motorcycle-focused brand recently spun off by Barbour, opened its new Manhattan showroom with a party for retailers on Sunday evening.

Schmoozing: Hickey Freeman Showroom Party

Models in front of the copper crest from the original Hickey Freeman factory, recently refurbished by Jonathan Chanduvi

Hickey Freeman hosted a party at its new 57th Street penthouse showroom on Sunday evening to reintroduce the brand. Billy Porter, star of Kinky Boots on Broadway, was among the attendees.

Schmoozing: Lubiam Showroom Party

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Lubiam hosted retailers on the beautiful outdoor terrace at its new showroom last night.

Schmoozing: Will Leather Goods Prince Street Store Opening

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The party at the new Will Leather Goods store on Prince Street was a true celebration of all that William Adler has valued throughout his career: family, friends, fun, artisanship, hard work, giving back.

Schmoozing: YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Intern Social

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Former Bloomingdale’s CEO Mike Gould gave a talk at the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund’s intern social last week at the new offices of Fishman & Tobin in the Empire State Building.

Schmoozing: Father of the Year Luncheon

Chris Christie, Tony Spring and Macy's Inc. CEO Terry Lundgren

Fashion executives gathered at the NYC Hilton to honor Fathers of the Year Tony Spring, Vince Camuto, Chris Christie, Curtis Martin and Robert Reid. The luncheon raised money for Save the Children.

Schmoozing: Schuyler 4 NFL Draft Party


The Schuyler 4 showroom hosted a party in NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood for NFL Draft Week.

Schmoozing: Forum Group Meeting in Newport Beach

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The Forum Group’s semi-annual meeting took place in Newport Beach, California this week. The highlight was a Cinco de Mayo party at the home of Gary’s John Braeger.

Schmoozing: 106th Annual Headwear Association Dinner


Karen Alberg Grossman: It was a glorious evening overlooking a lake in Central Park as The Headwear Association came together for its 106th annual dinner.

Schmoozing: 36th Annual American Image Awards

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Karen Alberg Grossman: It was an especially emotional dinner last night at the 36th Annual AAFA American Image Awards as the opening ceremony featured a procession of Special Olympic athletes who then led the crowd in a moving rendition of the Star Spangled Banner.