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July 29, 2011

Gilt-y Pleasures

A Gold Standard Soirée

  • Photos by Ben Rose

Gilt City launched in Atlanta and threw a major Southern-themed bash at the new MoDA space to celebrate, with Grey Goose-spiked sweet tea, moon pies, acrobats, a dancing queen and the King of Pops!

Katie Whitney, Mark and Cinda Boomershine Katie Whitney, Mark and Cinda Boomershine


The Party: 

The welcome bash for Gilt City Atlanta, an offshoot of online high fashion purveyor Gilt Groupe, offering curated, member’s-only luxury experiences in the city:

Karina Smirnoff, Nathan Richardson Karina Smirnoff, Nathan Richardson

The Venue:

The mod new space at MoDA (Museum of Design Atlanta) in Midtown

The VIPs:

Gilt City President Nathan Richardson, Gilt City Atlanta Curator Katie Whitney, Gilt City PR & Events Sr. Manager Jaime DavidCaren West, and special guests Karina Smirnoff of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” fashion designer Mychael Knight and internationally renowned Atlanta artist Radcliffe Bailey

The Scene-Makers:

A buzzy crowd of debs and celebs sipped spiked sweet teas or cold PBR’s according to taste, sampled Southern bites by Sun in My Belly, marveled at aerodynamic acrobats, grooved to DJ Vicki Powell, and ended the night with quintessentially southern moon pies or gourmet popsicles by King of Pops. Among the revelers there to celebrate Gilt City’s Atlanta debut: Meg Reggie, Michael Habachy, Sydney Lewis, David Goodrowe, Jennifer Boozer Franklin, Liz Lapidus, Mark Edge.





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