Socialites, models, fashion designers, Serena Wiliams, Rupert Murdoch's wife, Mayor Bloomberg's daughter, and the lady who hosted America's Most Smartest Model came out for the New Yorkers for Children Gala. Just one question: New Yorkers for children… to do what?
Wendi Murdoch looks stately and elegant here, but just two months ago, she was "catapulting herself over another woman" to save her foul husband from getting pied in the face with shaving cream. I'm loving the side swept hair and leather bow accents around her waist and wrist, but what's up with the pool of fabric by her feet? It looks like a polyester slip for someone ten inches taller. Georgina Bloomberg's gold dress is simple but the Art Deco touches at the bust give it a very old New York feel. Selita Ebanks is all glamourpuss and then BAM! Boob window. Subtle boob window, but a boob window, all the same.
Remember when Rachel Roy "wore pajamas" to the red carpet? She's far more done up here (it's for the children!) but I just can't get behind a short-sleeved coat with an inverted Rorschach pattern, and what may very well be open-toed, black bootie sandals with semi-sheer black hose? Serena Williams, on the other hand, looks real fine in her butt-tight purple dress. A skosh too small perhaps, and it's got some unnecessary seam placements on the arm, but I still think it's kind of a kicky outfit to wear to a socialite-heavy event.