January 17, 2021

AmfAR Hosts Third Couture Dinner in Paris

WEREWOLVES IN PARIS: For its now annual Paris charity dinner, amfAR held the third edition in the Petit Palais on Sunday night. Rick Owens, Michèle Lamy, Caroline Vreeland, Cindy Bruna, Ulyana Sergeenko and the cast of “Teen Wolf” were among those who stepped away from the whirlwind of couture to attend the event.
“You don’t know what your legacy will be because [it] will be every single life you touch,” amfAR chairman Kevin Frost said, loosely quoting Maya Angelou as he welcomed the evening’s performer, former first lady of France Carla Bruni.
Designer Gabriele “Bebe” Moratti, who bid hard and paid 20,000 euros to win a Terry O’Neill photograph of David Bowie during his Diamond Dogs promo, agreed. “In fashion, we have the possibility to reverse [unsustainable practices of the industry] if we start using the far-reaching message that we have. If we all use standards of a certain level, use the power of communication to spread the right messages, we can enact change,” he said.
On his upcoming Redemption collection, he revealed it was “going to be very old-school. The theme is Hollywood in its heyday, [a period where] celebrities and designers were interlinked, and you kind of knew a marriage of

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