On The Avenue

Beauty and the Boom Boom Room

by Jasmine Lombardi Photographed by AMBER De VOS/ Patrick McMullan
Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Beautiful people flocked to the Boom Boom Room at The Top of the Standard last night to honor the master of the beauty industry—Frederic Fekkai. The cocktail reception was in celebration of Fekkai’s elevation to the ranks of Knight of the Order of Merit by the French government.

With champagne flutes of Casa Dragones tequila, the crowd mingled (many en Francais) and munched on passed hors d’oeuvres. Spotted—Jason Priestley (looking as good as he did on 90210) swishing his glass like a true tequila connoisseur. Other guests included Fekkai’s stunning wife Shirin von Wulffen, André Balazs, Tory Burch, The Kopelman clan (Arie, Coco and son Will), Mickey Drexler, Peggy Siegal, Kristian Laliberte, Megan Lechich, Christopher Mason, Kyle McLaughin and Desiree Gruber, David Kuhn, Natalie Leeds Leventhal, Celerie Kemble, Andrew Saffir and Daniel Benedict, Amanda Ross, Veronica Bulgari, Valesca Guerrand-Hermes, Muriel Brandolini, Frederic Malle (fellow beauty guru), Daniel and Brooke Neidich, Jann Wenner, John Sykes, Charlotte Sarkozy, Count and Countess Carl-Eduard Von Bismarck, Vanessa Von Bismarck, Philippe Segalot, Agatha Herrero, Silas Chou, Antoine Verglas, Vanessa Cornell, Denis and Coralie Charriol Paul and Dana Hammond.

Just like his fabulous dye jobs, Fekkai clearly has staying power.


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