David Patrick Columbia's New York Social Diary

1 May 2013

Symposiums, luncheons, and dinner dances

The Horticultural Society of New York held their 16th Annual New York Flower Show Dinner Dance on April 23rd, 2013 at The Altman Building.

The evening honored Charles Masson of La Grenouille, and Hunt Slonem, internationally-renowned American painter. The event also featured, as is its tradition, extraordinary floral tablescape designs from New York City's leading designers, including Laura Clare, Gramercy Park Flower Shop, Michael Aram, Rachel Cho, Renny & Reed, Zak Events, and more. Design Chairs were Mario Buatta, Hartley du Pont, and Lee Robinson.

Guests included Mary Van Pelt, Kamie Lightburn, CeCe Black, Sheila Stephenson, Nina Griscom, Thomas Dittmer and Frances Schultz Dittmer, Bruce W. Addison, Elizabeth Stribling and Guy Robinson, Ursula and Paul Lowerre, Stuart Baker, Huguette and Dennis Hersch, Deborah and Charles Royce, Geoffrey Bradfield, Michele and Scott Lindsay, Remco van Vliet, Howard Christian, John and Martha Glass, Cas and Stacey Trap, and Monique van Vooren.

Michel Witmer and Alison Minton