Whether or not they knew it or not earlier than Tuesday, Nationwide Consignment Month is upon us, and the New York fashionistas got here out to honor as they do finest: with a celebration.
In honor of the launch of its initiative “Consign Dedication,” The RealReal hosted a dinner Tuesday night at Vacation Bar. A number of VIP friends had been dressed of their favourite consignment finds, together with Jenna Lyons and stylist Sarah Clay, who twinned in a set of Saint Laurent crimson deep-V robes, black shades and crimson lips. Lyons’ rumored fiancé, photographer Cass Hen, was additionally in attendance, and the trio chatted it up with Helena Christensen, who additionally wore crimson for the night time.
Different friends included Rebecca Corridor, Pat Cleveland, AnnaSophia Robb, Cathy Ang, Jihae Kim, Minnie Mills, Rainey Qualley, Huma Abedin, Angelica Hicks, Isabella Massenet, Susan Korn, Alana Zimmer, Bruna Tenório and extra.
The RealReal was additionally marking its celebrity-led closet sale, which options the objects of VIPs from Kate Moss to Julianne Moore.
Visitors sipped white wine and soiled martinis throughout cocktail hour to a soundtrack of Trisha Yearwood and Carly Rae Jepsen, earlier than sitting right down to a family-style meal.
Sebastian Troëng, PhD, vice chairman of Conservation Partnerships at Conservation Worldwide, greeted the room with a reminder of vogue’s environmental footprint.
“We wish to interact with a sector that may even have a major and international affect and affect on the world, and when you concentrate on the style sector, the way in which that we produce and devour vogue at this time is having a major affect on the planet,” he mentioned. “The style sector really has a much bigger local weather footprint than all transport and all air journey put collectively. Trend is the second largest client of contemporary water on the earth. We’re excited to associate with The RealReal as a result of that’s what we have to do to alter this equation.”
“Trend has all the time been such an vital a part of me and an escape rising up, and it was all the time a really considerate factor in my household,” mentioned Rati Sahi Levesque, the president and COO of The RealReal. “I keep in mind my mother stitching socks as a child and ensuring issues didn’t get thrown away. There are 2,000 objects thrown away each single second, and with that we actually needed to start out altering individuals’s conduct.”
With that, she inspired everybody to take the pledge of consigning one in 5 objects for consignment month, with the proceeds from the sale going to Conservation Worldwide.