Inside the Carine Roitfeld Parfum Launch with Gigi Hadid, Tom Ford, Kris Jenner, Tracee Ellis Ross & more
This weekend, in NYC during Met Gala weekend, creative visionary and CFDA Founder’s Award Honoree, Carine Roitfeld, celebrated the launch of her debut fragrance collection with a star-studded bash. As you may know, Roitfeld’s first-ever collection of 7 genderless fragrances, inspired by 7 lovers in 7 of the fashion icon’s favorite cities, will be available exclusively via Net-a-Porter and www.carineroitfeld.com on May 6 (coincidentally the first Monday in May).
A vibrant crowd, including Gigi Hadid, Tom Ford, Kris Jenner & Corey Gamble, Tracee Ellis Ross, Lewis Hamilton, Stephen Dorff; models Joan Smalls, Helena Christensen, Stella Maxwell, Halima Aden, Anok Yai, RJ King, Danielle Herrington,, Megan Williams, and Riley Montana; socials Olivia Palermo & Johannes Huebl, Luka Sabbat, Aly Hilfiger, Stavros Niarchos, Juliette Longuet, and Eli Mizrahi; designers Tommy & Dee Hilfiger, Peter Dundas, Alexandre Birman and Joseph Altuzarra; photographer Sebastian Faena; stylist Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele; Doctor Barbara Sturm; makeup artist Romy Soleimani; and DJ May Kwok mingled and sipped Roitfeld’s signature vodka cocktails and Moët & Chandon champagne while discovering their own signature scents from the collection.
Prolific designer Tom Ford was among the first guests to arrive and when asked to pose for a photo with fellow guests, he gave a polite smirk before stating he “never poses with models, only Carine Roitfeld”.
Stefano Tonchi was seen capturing an array of photos on the pop up’s steps, while Kris Jenner, Corey Gamble, and Tommy & Dee Hilfiger sampled the scents before heading off to an intimate dinner in the SoHo neighborhood.
The exclusive fête took place at 158 Mercer in SoHo at Roitfeld’s immersive pop-up store designed by renowned fashion show producer Etienne Russo’s Villa Eugénie, which will be unveiled to the public tomorrow Sunday, May 5 — Sunday, May 12 just in time for Mother’s Day.