Pre-Gala Cocktail Party
September 9, 2015
Jonathan Marder + Company
Photo Credit: Annie Watt
Barbara Tober, Susan Gutfreund and John Gutfreund
MAD LOOT’s Honorary Chairs Iris Apfel, Corice Arman, Susan Gutfreund, Patricia Pastor, Deborah Roberts, Malini Shah, Liz Smith, Isabel Toledo, as well as LOOT’s Chair Michele Cohen and Curator Bryna Pomp hosted a pre-gala early evening cocktail party in honor of upcoming MAD LOOT awardee Barbara Tober on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at the Gutfreund Residence.
Iris Apfel and Susan Gutfreund
The guest of honor, Barbara Tober who is an avid jewelry collector wore a stunning vintage Versace gold and coral necklace.
Other guests that wore show-stopping jewelry included: Iris Apfel, Nicole DiCocco, Susan Gutfreund, Eileen Judell, Dr. Susan Krysiewicz, Maria McBride, Bryna Pomp, and Gail Shields-Miller.
Other notable guests included: Tom Bell, CeCe and Lee Black, Noreen Buckfire, Sharon Bush, Kathy Chazen, Young Yang Chung, Michele Cohen, Bonnie Comley, Suzi Cordish, Harrison Morgan, Jackie Weld Drake, Fe Saracino Fendi, Michele Gerber Klein, Sima Ghadamian, Amy Gold, Lucia Hwong Gordon, John Gutfreund, Maria Eugenia Maury and William Haseltine, Laura Kruger, Pat and Andy Langer, Luisa LaViola, Lauren Lawrence, Marcia Levine, Richard H. M. and Gail Lowe Maidman, Gillian and Sylvester Miniter, Mike Peissis , Kay Unger Kitman, Linda Plattus. Jane Pontarelli, Faanya Rose, Roberta Sandeman, Nicole Sexton, Jean Shafiroff, Jill Spalding, and Ann Van Ness.
The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will honor cultural patron, collector, and journalist Barbara Tober for her 35 years of commitment to the Museum, and Vacheron Constantin, the world’s oldest watch manufacturer, on Monday, September 28, 2015 at the LOOT 2015: MAD ABOUT JEWELRY gala benefit. The evening begins with a preview of the LOOT one-of-a-kind artist-made jewelry from 4:30 until 8, with dinner following at the Robert Restaurant, all at the MAD Museum, 2 Columbus Circle, New York City.