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House Beautiful at Lillian August
Nov 9, 2016 | Norwalk, CT
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To celebrate the 120th anniversary of House Beautiful, the magazine partnered with Lee Industries and hosted a party on November 9 at the Lillian August Design Center in Norwalk, Connecticut. Over 100 interior designers and industry notables, including Bondi Coley, Dan and John Weiss, and Kate Kelly Smith, attended the fete, where House Beautiful Editor in Chief Sophie Donelson delivered remarks and guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and music. 

Images by Karol Setlak.

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Dan Weiss, Sophie Donelson and John Weiss
Dan Weiss, Sophie Donelson and John Weiss
Jill Kalman, Deborah von Donop, Wendi Davis, Stefania Kotran and Josh Kotran
Jill Kalman, Deborah von Donop, Wendi Davis, Stefania Kotran and Josh Kotran
Lillian August Team and designer Shannon Manchester
Lillian August Team and designer Shannon Manchester
House Beautiful's 120th Anniversary Cover
House Beautiful's 120th Anniversary Cover
Beth Krupa and Seth Harris
Beth Krupa and Seth Harris
Guests listening to remarks
Guests listening to remarks
House Beautiful special 120th Anniversary cover
House Beautiful special 120th Anniversary cover
Elizabeth McGann, Robin Kern and Kate Kelly Smith
Elizabeth McGann, Robin Kern and Kate Kelly Smith
Sophie Donelson and Victoria Amory
Sophie Donelson and Victoria Amory
Lee Industries collection
Lee Industries collection
Rebecca Newman, Sue O’Connell and Reine Cenac in front of vintage House Beautiful covers
Rebecca Newman, Sue O’Connell and Reine Cenac in front of vintage House Beautiful covers
Brenda Saget, Sophie Donelson and Beth Dempsey
Brenda Saget, Sophie Donelson and Beth Dempsey
Cocktails and signature drinks were served at a custom bar
Cocktails and signature drinks were served at a custom bar
Guests enjoyed catering and special treats by Marcia Selden Catering.
Guests enjoyed catering and special treats by Marcia Selden Catering.
Shannon Manchester and Caroline Kopp
Shannon Manchester and Caroline Kopp
Elizabeth McGann and a friend
Elizabeth McGann and a friend
Connie Cooper (middle) and friends
Connie Cooper (middle) and friends
Kate Kelly Smith, Bondi Coley, John Weiss and Sue O’Connell
Kate Kelly Smith, Bondi Coley, John Weiss and Sue O’Connell
Guests gather around for special remarks from Editor in Chief Sophie Donelson.
Guests gather around for special remarks from Editor in Chief Sophie Donelson.
John Weiss, Bondi Coley, Ginny Collett and Dan Weiss
John Weiss, Bondi Coley, Ginny Collett and Dan Weiss