Jill Zarin knows how to throw a party.
Zarin, star of the Real Housewives of New York, along with her husband Bobby hosted the Douglas Elliman Presents Jill Zarin’s 3rd Annual Luxury Luncheon.
The event, which took place on Zarin’s estate in Southampton, benefited The Eric Trump Foundation for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation and the International Thyroid Oncology Group, which specifically raises money for Thyroid Cancer research, a foundation close to the Zarin family following Bobby’s diagnosis back in 2009.
Guest were given A-list treatment at the luncheon including complimentary services and touch-ups by Madame Paulette before hitting the red carpet. Gourmet food was served by CARLYLE OFF THE GREEN with Celebrity Chef Roblé while guests sipped on rosé provided by Bridge Lane plus signature cocktails provided by AVIV vodka and Purity vodka.
Celebrities and guests in attendance included Beth Stern, Sarah Wynter, Angela Simmons, Cynthia Bailey, Aviva Dresher, Luanne De Lesseps, Socialite Genevieve Jones, Annie Falk, Dottie Herman, Carole Crist, Lisa Wexler, Ryan Serhant, Dorinda Medley, Andrea Canning, Verne Troyer, Breaking Bad’s RJ Mitte, Eli Mizrahi, Philip Bloch, Markus Klinko and Rita Cosby.
Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger was also on site to personally showcase her new wine P.S. Match.
Guests also enjoyed onsite pampering and their choice of shopping experience with luxury trunk shows provided by Hoss Intropia, Goddessey Boutique, Lauren Cecchi, TLF APPAREL, Chic to Chic, OCIE NEWYORK and Genevieve Jones.
To keep the guests entertained, an art show of personal favorites curated by the Zarin’s from the collection of Raponi & Gallery Bedeschi included art by Alec Monopoly, Peter Tunney and Santlov was on display. Also included was the Saks Fifth Avenue’s the Personal Shopping Experience, which was stocked to allow the guest to view the latest couture trends.
An onsite “beauty bar” included make-up touchups by Victoria Duke Beauty, and nail polish changes by Solo One-Step Gel Nail and LVX, teeth whitening from Manhattan Whitening Company and Dr. Eric Novison.
The preferential treatment wasn’t just for the ladies. Bobby Zarin hosted the Modell’s sponsored “Man Cave.”
For the men, Priv provided mini-“manscaping”, custom tailored shirts were created by Bellucci Napoli and luxury shoes designed by Paul Drish were up for grabs. The “Man Cave” also included gifts from Remington, Ralph Lauren and John Allan’s premier men’s grooming club.
The fun didn’t stop there, the official after party was held at 1Oak Southampton.
-By Audrey DuVall