July 29, 2011
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!
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: www.giltcity.com/atlanta
The mod new space at MoDA (Museum of Design Atlanta) in Midtown
Gilt City President Nathan Richardson, Gilt City Atlanta Curator Katie Whitney, Gilt City PR & Events Sr. Manager Jaime David, Caren West, and special guests Karina Smirnoff of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” fashion designer Mychael Knight and internationally renowned Atlanta artist Radcliffe Bailey
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.