David Patrick Columbia's New York Social Diary

14 June 2006

We Care ...

Designer Helen Yarmak chose American Ballet Theatre principal dancers Irina Kvorovenko and Maxim Belotserkovsky as the faces of her winter 2006/2007 collection. The fur and jewelry designer unveiled her collection last month in her Fifth Avenue penthouse showroom.

Mme. Yarmak divides her time between New York and Moscow. She was in town all last month to celebrate faces of her latest collection. Her clients include Goldie Hawn, Jim Carrey, Sandra Bullock, Chloe Sevigny and Olympic Gold Medal swining figure skater Oksana Baiul. Ms. Baiul arrived at the party wearing a Betsey Johnson designed leopard print dress.

Along with the display of furs, there were one-of-a-kind rings. Mme. Yarmak was wearing her own 230 carat saphhire encrusted with diamonds. Allison Weiss-Brady, recently wed was sporting her custom designed 12 carat pink sapphire and diamond engagement ring.

Among the other guests: Jocelyn Wildenstein and Lloyd Klein, Sharon Bush, Geoffrey Bradfield, Cody Franchetti, Adria de Haume, Alex Jimenez, Harriette Rose Katz, Elaine Sargent, Xavier Denim, Colin Lively, Anait Bian, Melissa Berkelhammer, Lucia Hwong Gordon, Janna Bullock, Dr. Peter Theodorou, Michele Gerber Klein, Luigi Tadini, Gillian Miniter, Pamela Fielder and Mark Langrish .

Alison Minton, Michel Witmer, and Allison Weiss Brady.