David Patrick Columbia's New York Social Diary

3 May, 2010

The Ballet, The Boys’ Club, The FAI, The Horticultural Society

Last Thursday night in another part of the forest, the Horticultural Society of New York hosted its annual spring gala “Flowers and Design” at 583 Park Avenue. They honored Christian Duvernois, the landscape designer, and David Monn, the floral designer and event planner; and Betty Sherrill, the force behind McMillen for the past half century.

Mario Buatta, Chris Giftos, and Bunny Williams were Design Chairs. Their theme was “Legends, Myths and Fairy Tales.” Spectacular displays, fashion, floral and interior-wise were the order of the evening. And being New York, without peer. Our indefatigable photographer Ann Watt got there early to take it all in for those of us who couldn’t be there.

Chris Leasure and Alison Minton