Last night Vivienne Tam invited me as her guest to Asia Society’s Celebration of Asia Week: AllThingsArtASIA gala which she was honorary chair. The night started out at Asia Society and Museum for a cocktail reception featuring a fashion installation and silent auction by Vivienne Tam, Thuy Diep, Alia Khan, Auguste Soesastro, and more. Then onto Guastavinos for an elegant gala dinner with the main course cooked up by renowned guest chef Michael Bao Huynh and renowned pastry Chef Pichet Ong serves up the dessert.
Sotheby’s auctioneer Henry Howard-Sneyd led a lively auction, Vivienne Tam’s package consisting of a HP Butterfly Lovers Digital Clutch, VT Butterfly Rainbow Butterfly Print Silk Chiffon Long Shirtdress, Monster Butterfly Earphones, Dinner for 4 with VT and 2 tickets to her Spring 2011 fashion show (estimated value of $3000) auctioned off for $8500! And to top that off, after the auction the second highest bidder paid the same amount for a package as well. So in total Vivienne helped raise $17,000 that night! Amazing!
It was a fun night, good company, food and met a lot of great people. Many thanks to Vivienne Tam for inviting me!
HP Butterfly Lovers Digital Clutch, never leaves Vivienne’s hands!
Vivienne Tam Spring 2010
Bill Cunningham and Lindsay (Vivienne Tam) snapping up pics!
Arrived at Guastavinos, the space was red.
Vivienne Tam and Ida (Citi)
Allison (Vivienne Tam), Me and Lindsay (Vivienne Tam) ~ had a great time chatting with these ladies throughout the night!
Appetizer: Roasted Beet Salad with whipped goat cheese, English cucumber, toasted pecans and citrus Segments.
Entree: Bean curd black cod with cauliflower and coconut puree, preserved lemon with Thai curry green sauce.
Vivienne Tam and Thuy Diep ~ forgot to turn on my flash!
Vivienne Tam and Sotheby’s auctioneer Henry Howard-Sneyd ~ ready to bid?
Fern Mallis (IMG) and Vivienne Tam ~ it was great finally meeting her!
Melissa Chiu (Asia Society) and Vivienne Tam
Vivienne Tam and models wearing her designs…
Outfit: H&M brown lace dress, H&M black opaque tights, YSL Patent Croc Pumps and Chanel bag.
*On a side note, remember this dress from like 2007? I finally decided to wear it, it was my first time wearing it too haha! I’m surprised I actually knew where I put it lol!