Donna Karan, Kelly Ripa and Gabby Karan de Felice hosted Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance’s (OCRFA) 19th annual Super Saturday NY with funds raised expected to be nearly $3.5 million. Guests in attendance included: June Ambrose, Joy Behar, Kelly Bensimon, Lorraine Bracco, Jonathan Cheban, Mayor Rudolph andJudith Giuliani, Katherine Jenkins, Star Jones, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Rebecca Minkoff, Cathy Moriarty-Gentile, Elin Nordegren, Molly Sims, Jill Stuart, Kristen Taekman, Christy Turlington, Aida Turturro and Ingrid Vandebosch.
Super Saturday NY is OCRFA’s uber-charity shopping event, complete with a one-of-a-kind designer items, a luxury raffle and gourmet treats. Once dubbed “the Rolls-Royce of garage sales,” the most anticipated part of Super Saturday is the fashion designer sale, featuring discounted merchandise from nearly 150 prominent participants including: DKNY, Ralph Lauren, VINCE, Bonpoint, Henri Bendel, MILLY, Shoshanna, Theory, alice + olivia, Brooks Brothers, Kiehl’s Since 1851, L’AGENCE, Calypso St. Barth and SoulCycle.
For the ninth consecutive year, the “Designers A to Zoe” booth curated by Rachel Zoe featured a compilation of pieces from her favorite luxury designers including Aurelie Bidermann, Calvin Klein, Diane Von Furstenberg,Erin Fetherston, Giambattista Valli, Jenni Kayne, Lanvin, Moschino, Oscar de la Renta, Pam and Gela, Rachel Zoe Collection, Roberto Cavalli, Sergio Rossi, Stella McCartney and Temperley London.
New to Super Saturday NY was the Lifestyle Marketplace, curated by Donna Karan and Gabby Karan de Felice, which consisted of clothing, accessories and home goods. Also for the first time, Suite 1521, an exclusive luxury fashion destination in Manhattan, had a booth selling ready-to-wear and accessories from some of their favorite brands including ADEAM, Anya Hindmarch, Ashish, David Koma, Edie Parker, Giles, Giulietta, Markus Lupfer,Mary Katrantzou, Olympia Le-Tan, Peter Pilotto, Preen, Rialto Jean Project and Rodarte.
Another new feature was New York-based modern artist Jeremy Penn, who created 4 art pieces on-site and all sold at auction.
There was an also on-site luxury raffle with prizes from designers including Charlotte Olympia, Manolo Blahnik,Lorraine Schwartz, Gucci, Coach, POLOGEORGIS Furs, Barneys New York and Seaman Schepps and experiences donated by RIPPED Fitness, F-Factor, the New York Football Giants, 27 Hampton Salon, Fred Marcus Photography and Kidville, among others.