On The Avenue

The New RH: Restoring Faith in Retail and Parties

Thursday, September 6, 2018
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On September 5, over 1,500 guests declared that “The Death of Retail is Overrated” at the unveiling of RH New York in the Meatpacking District. Held on the first night of Fashion Week, the event drew celebrities and socialites to New York’s ultimate house party.


Set to the tunes of DJ Nora En Pure, guests enjoyed unique experiences throughout the gallery’s six floors, including fresh bellinis by Cipriani, a caviar bar and vodka cocktails, a Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley wine bar, rosé on the rooftop and gourmet bites by celebrated restaurateur Brendan Sodikoff. The event benefitted Friends of the High Line and Free Arts NYC.


Located at the Gallery in the Historic Meatpacking District, RH New York features a rooftop restaurant, wine terrace and barista bar by Brendan Sodikoff, with iconic views of downtown Manhattan and the dramatic six-story art installation New York Night by renowned designer Alison Berger. This multi-lever, 90,000-square-foot gallery features entire floors dedicated to RH Interiors, Modern, Outdoor, Baby & Child and TEEN, as well as an RH Interior Design Studio & Atelier.


Attendees included RH Chairman & CEO Gary Friedman, hosts Waris Ahluwalia, Portia de Rossi, Alex Gilkes, Robert Hammond, Karlie Kloss, Carlos Mota, Alessandra & Jon Neidich, Lauren Remington Platt, Zanna & Mazdack Rassi, Sofia Sanchez de Betak, Jamie Tisch, Neville Wakefield, Shirin von Wulffen & Frederic Fekkai, Kate Young plus guests including Andrew Rosen, Athena Calderone, Chloe Norgaard, Douglas Friedman, Elizabeth Chambers, Erin Foster, Heather Marks, Julia Van Os, Lindsay Ellingson, Maria Sharapova, Martha Stewart, Nacho Figueras & Delfina Blaquier, Nicky Hilton Rothschild, Nina Agdal, RJ King, Ryan Seacrest, Sara Foster, Taylor Hill and Victor Glemaud.


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