Stars descended upon Fifth Avenue on Tuesday night time to rejoice the opening of Swarovski‘s new flagship, in addition to the jeweler’s collaboration with Skims.
Gwyneth Paltrow, Emma Roberts, Ashley Graham and Cynthia Erivo had been among the many visitors dripping in crystals. Many opted for skintight clothes and catsuits from the bedazzled clothes line, whereas others accessorized with Swarovski x Skims physique chains.
“The brightness, the joyfulness, the sound of the jewels, it takes your paranoia away, which is so good on this second, a really robust actuality,” mentioned vogue editor Anna Dello Russo.
For supermodel Jasmine Tookes, the occasion evoked recollections of her Victoria’s Secret days — particularly, when she was chosen to put on the coveted Fantasy Bra. Eddie Borgo’s handcrafted piece featured 450 carats of diamonds and 27,000 Swarovski crystals.
“That was one of the glamorous issues I ever acquired to expertise,” Tookes mentioned. “Having a bra molded to my physique was completely insane, and simply the truth that it price $3 million. That’s by no means going to occur once more.”
Tookes additionally gave props to Kim Kardashian’s entrepreneurial acumen, noting the pure synergy between Skims and Swarovski.
“She does such a tremendous job with design. I feel Skims can be very basic, quite simple, so including slightly little bit of sparkle to it’s a actually enjoyable twist, particularly for the vacations,” Tookes added.
Many, like Paltrow, Erivo and actress Tommy Dorfman had been already on the town for the CFDA Style Awards, which passed off the night prior on the Museum of Pure Historical past. “There’s nothing higher than dinner beneath the whale,” Dorfman mentioned.
A fairly quiet purple carpet — or on this case, silver platform — ultimately erupted into chaos as three crystallized cabs turned the nook. Kardashian’s coach was clearly marked with a conceit plate studying “Kim Ok.”
As Kardashian emerged from the automobile, whistles erupted and cameras clicked. Clad in customized crystal chainmail layered over cotton Swarovski x Skims undergarments, the 5-foot, 2-inch mogul was trailed by Hulu cameramen. Hairstylist Chris Appleton fluffed Kardashian’s fringe between pictures.
Upstairs, Champagne was popped and hors d’oeuvres had been served in a haze of fog. Teen idols Antonia Gentry and Madelaine Petsch made acquaintance, whereas Billy Porter greeted Erivo with a kiss on the hand.
A fashionably late Serena Williams stopped by to pay her respects to Kardashian, who offered Williams with the esteemed Style Icon Award on the CFDA ceremony on Monday.
Visitors loved the musical stylings of DJ Blondish, who, naturally, wore head-to-toe Swarovski x Skims for the celebration. How did the unitard match? “Like a second skim,” she quipped.