Celebrity Parties: April 8 to April 14, 2013
Hannah Simone and Mindy Kaling
FOX's funniest ladies put their green foot forward at the 2013 Verte, Grades of Green's annual fundraising event that benefits the non-profit organization's work toward a more environment-friendly world, including trash reduction programs, environmental education, and recycling initiatives. Mindy Kaling and New Girl's Hannah Simone were in the Pacific Palisades in California to support the cause, as well as FOX chairman Kevin Reilly, who was the night's honoree.
Amanda Seyfried and Naya Rivera
Amanda Seyfried (in Roland Mouret) and Glee's Naya Rivera celebrated Allure's "Look Better Naked" issue at Hollywood's A.O.C.
The ladies of New York—Kelly Bensimon included—all donned their favorite Jimmy Choos to lunch with the footwear label in honor of its new event-inspired collection, The Season. And they munched on their cobb salads and butterscotch budino in a beautiful setting—amongst the gorgeous and sometimes-provocative photographs of Sante D’Orazio at Christie’s private sale galleries.
Hugh Jackman, Donna Karan, and Kenneth Cole
Hugh Jackman and Kenneth Cole joined Donna Karan for cocktails and canapes to celebrate the release of Fashion for Haiti: One Million Hearts. “I think it’s wonderful what she’s doing,” Jackman said of the initiative, in which over 160 designers in the Council for American Fashion Designers decorated papier-mache hearts with their signature flair. Each heart will be auctioned off on eBay.com starting from April 22 to raise money for the Haitian Artisan Project within Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Foundation, which is dedicated to creating jobs and enhancing education of Haiti’s artisans.
Ashley Tisdale and Kate Walsh
Ashley Tisdale (in Maria Lucia Hohan) and Kate Walsh celebrated their horror movie spoof Scary Movie 5 after its premiere in Los Angeles.
Lake Bell (in Notte by Marchesa) cozied up to a special friend at the 16th Annual ASPCA Bergh Ball, held at the Plaza Hotel in New York. The Ball has been an annual event for 10 years now, and has been known to raise more than $1 million in a single evening for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert Downey Jr.
Co-stars Gwyneth Paltrow (in Kaufmanfranco) and Robert Downey Jr. posed during a photocall for their forthcoming film Iron Man 3 in Munich.
Uma Thurman attended a screening of If She Can See It, She Can Be It! in New York, held by the New York International Children's Film Festival. The movie explores why onscreen gender roles remain stuck in the past, despite the accomplishments of female leaders.
David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris
David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris attended the Center Dinner 2013 Gala in New York. The Center is one of New York's main lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community centers.
Jordin Sparks helped honor her mom at the Dress for Success event in New York. The non-profit provides suits and confidence boosters to low-income women worldwide.
Jennifer Morrison and J.J. Abrams
Host J.J. Abrams posed with actress Jennifer Morrison at the 3rd Annual Coach Evening of Cocktails and Shopping, which raised money for the Children's Defense Fund, a national organization that works to encourage the United States to improve their policies and programs for children. Abrams also hosted the event last year.
January Jones, Chris Pine, and Emmanuelle Chriqui
Mad Men actress January Jones, Star Trek star Chris Pine, and Emmanuelle Chriqui attended Coach's Evening of Cocktails and Shopping to support the Children's Defense Fund. The event was held at the Bad Robot Production Studios in Santa Monica, California.
Katy Perry (in Thakoon) shopped Coach goodies and sipped cocktails at the brand's shopping event, which raised funds for the Children's Defense Fund.
Lauren Bush Lauren
Lauren Bush Lauren packed her FEED bag with Godiva chocolates to celebrate the sweet brand's Lady Godiva Program, which honors inspirational women like Bush Lauren.
Rita Ora and Adrienne Bailon
British pop singer Rita Ora (in Chloé) and Adrienne Bailon attended the 4th Annual Elle Women in Music Celebration, held at New York's Edison Ballroom and sponsored by CoverGirl. Ora gave a private concert at the event, alongside singer Kelly Rowland and folk songwriter Martha Wainwright.
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos were all smiles as the husband-and-wife duo celebrated the 35 Most Powerful People in Media with The Hollywood Reporter at the Four Seasons Grill Room in Manhattan. Conseulos was there in support of his wife, who is on the cover of THR as one of the media's most influential.
Olivia Palermo showed off her manicure (the color is Essie's Geranium) at TenOverTen salon in Manhattan, where Alize celebrated the launch of two new beachy flavors: Coco Peach and Coco Pineapple.
Julie Dimpero and Helena Christensen
Kipling President Julie Dimpero and Helena Christensen celebrated the model's collaboration with the leather goods brand in New York.
Olivia Palermo and Johannes Huebl
The dashing couple (Olivia Palermo in Katie Ermilio) were just two of the 450 guests at the New Yorkers for Children Spring Dinner Dance, held at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City, which raised money to support youth in the city’s foster care. “It’s important to bring everyone together to give back,” she said.
“This is such a fun event for me because I love watching the foster childen get up in the middle of the dinner and put a face to the charity, so we all understand really where the money from tonight is going,” Rossum (in Christian Dior) said. “So it’s less about the dressing up—although that’s a great part of it—and you get to really see what it’s about.” The event raised over $625,000 for New Yorkers for Children, the most ever in the gala’s 10-year history.
Kate Mara, Kate Young, Michelle Williams, and Maggie Gyllenhaal
Celebrity stylist Kate Young took guests-slash-clients Kate Mara, Michelle Williams, and Maggie Gyllenhaal as her dates her prom-themed launch for her Target collection in New York, an evening that included disco balls, pink champagne, and streamer-covered bleachers at the elementary school-turned-event venue The Old School. “The collection was inspired mainly by the magic of getting dressed up and the feeling of hope that comes with putting on a fancy dress and going out for an evening,” Young told InStyle.com of the line, in stores April 14.
Julianne Hough and Selena Gomez
Julianne Hough (in Peter Pilotto) and Selena Gomez (in Marios Schwab) worked their best looks by British designers to attend the British Fashion Council's London Show Rooms Opening Party, held at the Thompson Hotel in Beverly Hills.
Olga Kurylenko, Ben Affleck, and Rachel McAdams
The stars of To The Wonder (Kurylenko in Christian Dior) attended the Los Angeles premiere of the film. The Terrence Malick-directed flick (out April 12) tells the story of a couple who return home to Oklahoma from Mont Saint-Michel, only to find unexpected problems.
Modern Family actress Sarah Hyland attended the unveiling of Calgon's new fragrance line, Heart Calgon, held at the appropriately sweet Dylan's Candy Bar in New York. "You can really match each of the scents to your mood, and I like that," said Hyland, the face of the brand. "I think the Fresh Start fragrance is my favorite!"
Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart
Longtime sweethearts Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart (in Monique Lhuillier) attended the Los Angeles premiere of his film 42, held at the iconic Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. The movie tells the inspiring story of baseball player Jackie Robinson, who opened doors and paved the way as the first black member of the Major League.
Freida Pinto attended the 11th Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles Opening Night Gala for the film Gangs of Wasseypur, held at ArcLight Hollywood. The movie tells the story of a man who is trying to avenge the death of his father from a family feud that has lasted decades.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Matt Walsh
Co-stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Matt Walsh attended the premiere of season two of HBO's Veep, held at the Paramount Studios in Hollywood. Louis-Dreyfus plays the Vice President of the United States on the show.
Andrea Riseborough and Alexander Skarsgard
For his latest big-screen role in Disconnect, sexy True Blood star Alexander Skarsgard takes on an issue all too familiar to our nation's war veterans: he plays a man battling post-traumatic stress disorder who turns to online gambling to solve his problem. "I don’t want it to sound didactic or preachy because it’s not an anti-Internet film," Skarsgard told reporters at the film's New York premiere, which was also attended by Skarsgard's co-star Andrea Riseborough (in Proenza Schouler). "It’s a film about human beings who are trying to connect." The movie opens April 12.
Halle Berry (in Roberto Cavalli) showed off her new baby bump at the premiere of her film The Call in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Miley Cyrus, Pharrell Williams, and Jennifer Hudson
Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Hudson helped musician and producer Pharrell celebrate his birthday at a private dinner held at Miami's Fontainebleau hotel.
Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth
Actress Elsa Pataky (in Naeem Khan) and actor beau Chris Hemsworth attended the inaugural Oceana Ball at Christie's New York, which raised more than $1 million for the organization's efforts to protect the world's oceans and their wildlife.
Padma Lakshmi and Eileen Guggenheim
Top Chef Padma Lakshmi and Eileen Guggenheim took a moment to pose together at the 2013 Tribeca Ball, held at the New York Academy of Art. Guggenheim is the chair of the Academy's alumni association, while Lakshmi is on the Benefit Committee. The cocktail party and exclusive dinner was held to honor writer Bob Colacello.
Marisa Tomei wrapped up at Soho Rep's 2013 Spring Gala in New York. Tomei served as a presenter for the ceremonies, which benefitted the organization's commitment to supporting innovative contemporary theater in New York.
Natalia Vodianova, Diane von Furstenberg, and Gloria Steinem
“I don’t think that you need the word powerful if you say woman,” designer Diane von Furstenberg told InStyle.com at the 4th Annual DVF Awards held at the United Nations in New York, where she was joined by model and honoree Natalia Vodianova, Gloria Steinem, Olivia Wilde, and more to honor five extraordinary women who have made it their life’s work to help other women. Inspired by her mother, a Holocaust survivor, von Furstenberg created the event in 2010 to honor women who have “the courage to fight, the power to survive, and the leadership to inspire,” and now each year she grants $50,000 to five women who are chosen based on their incredible work.
Michael Kors and Halle Berry
Shortly after announcing her second pregnancy, Halle Berry (in a look from the designer's Fall 2013 collection) attended a dinner in her honor hosted by Michael Kors. The pair also took the occasion to announce that together, they are partnering with the United Nations' World Food Programme to combat world hunger.
Liza Minnelli, Bette Midler, and Debbie Reynolds
Some of the world's most famous divas united in New York! Liza Minnelli, Better Midler, and Debbie Reynolds took a moment to pose backstage at I'll Eat You Last, a Broadway play starring Midler as flamboyant Hollywood agent Sue Mengers.