Celebrating the 44th annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House, emcee Simon Doonan, along with James Druckman, Martha Stewart, Aerin Lauder, Margaret Russell, Bunny Williams, Thom Filicia, Jamie Drake and Jonathan Adler, convened at Cipriani 42nd Street earlier this week. Attendees helped raise a record-breaking $1 million-plus at the sold-out gala to benefit the organization and its programs. They also enjoyed a special performance by members of the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club.
Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club director Daniel Quintero and president James Druckman; Nina, Laura and David Kohler; Stephen Proudman
The gala recognized Kohler Co., the American manufacturing company, which was founded in 1873 and is best known for its plumbing products, in addition to furniture, cabinetry, tile, engines, and generators. CEO David Kohler was on hand to accept the award.
Margaret Russell, Bunny Williams
Jim Westdorp, Nina Kohler, Martha Stewart, David Kohler
Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Chorus; all images courtesy David X Prutting/Billy Farrell Agency
Held yearly before the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club’s largest fundraising event of the year, the Decorator Show House, the President’s Dinner raises funds to provide more than 12,000 young people at 10 locations throughout the Bronx with after-school and enrichment programs. Learn more.