The Circuit, October 31st, 2008

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Patrick Dempsey and Donatella Versace joined more than 1,100 prominent members in the art, fashion, media, and business communities at the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Gala and Studio Party sponsored by Versace. See More Photos!     (Photo: Patrick McMullan)

Ali Lohan joined hundred of costumed canines and their owners at the Animal Fair Magazine's 8th Annual Halloween Pet Costume Party presented by Pedigree® benefiting the Humane Society of New York and the Animal Care and Control of New York. See More Photos!     (Photo:



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Fri, Nov 7th:
Best event to meet a pro hockey player to marry:
 111th Annual Maple Leaf Ball at the Plaza Hotel benefiting Hockey for Harlem and Cancer Research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering. Cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner & dancing. Black Tie.




Thurs, Nov 13th:
Best event to meet and swing dance with a mench: JNFuture presents Swingin' in the Garden of Eden Gala at Tenjune. Enjoy an evening of dancing, live music, open bar, and hors d'oeuvres.




Wed, Nov 19th:
Best event to wear your Christian Louboutin's: Join top designers, models and young professionals for a cocktails and a runway show, clothing sale, & production.


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Attire Decoded: When to Wear Your LBD


The age-old dress code enigma should need little decoding. If the party is black tie (required), it will usually be stated on the invitation; creative black tie and black tie optional is a more fun way to request cocktail attire. If it’s within an hour or two after work hours think business casual, flirty dresses and a little more personal ‘oomph’. 

Now that the basic guidelines have been provided; I have to speak out. Here at, we sift through event photographs to feature in the newsletter, issue after issue, and I have just one thing to say. Ladies: black tie doesn’t mean black dress. In a recent study led by psychology professor Andrew Elliot of the University of Rochester ,  men were shown versions of photographs of women identical in all aspects, with the exception that the researchers digitally modified the shirt or dress to red. Read full article (Photo: Linsley Lindekens)

Featured Young Philanthropist - Jane Hegleman

We bumped into Jane at the Gilda's Club Young Leadership gala. 


Hometown: New York City
Alma Mater: Emory University

Occupation: DailyCandy, Ad Sales

Charities You Feel Closest To: PAX/Real Solutions to Gun Violence, Gilda's Club
Recent Events You've Been To: Gilda's Club Red Ball; PAX 10th Anniversary Gala
Next Event On Your Calendar:  American Hospital of Paris Foundation Benefit

Boards or Committees: PAX, Young Executive Board (co-chair); Gilda's Club Young Leadership Committee

Favorite Book of the Moment: A Thousand Splendid Suns

Favorite Restaurant: Café Bianca

Favorite Bar or Lounge: The Other Room
Item You Can't Live Without: My TV

Your Favorite Date Spot: Crispo
Paris, London, Milan or NYC?: NYC

Uptown or Downtown Girl?: Uptown-born, Downtown-existence
Union Square or Central Park?: Central Park

Go-To Designer: I am an equal opportunity shopper; too many favorites to list
Shoes or Bags: Shoes

Most Dangerous Store: Any store I walk into, specifically LF these days
Favorite Channel/TV Show:  All channels, there's no way to choose. Favorite shows are Lost and Mad Men

Other Hobbies and Fun Facts:I love to dance and have a particular passion for ballet. I enjoy photography and travel. On a regular basis I love hanging out with my family (especially those under 7) friends and puppies but sleep is my most trusted source of comfort. 


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