If Lita Asscher of Royal Asscher had to prove her party chops, the shindig she held on Tuesday, Sept. 3, certainly dispelled any possible doubts about her party prowess. With guest disc jockey DJ Mad Marj pumping out hip-hop tunes at venue No. 8, throngs of socialites (model Allie Rizzo and Broadway star Constantine Maroulis dropped by) sipped Siren Song concoctions of Malibu Red rum with pineapple juice and Curaçao, while dozens danced, snapped pictures of Estelle—the guest of honor that night—and mugged for photographers in front of the step and repeat.
The affair celebrated the debut of two new jewelry lines: Lita & Estelle by Royal Asscher and LusciousS by Kendra Bridelle for HSN (air date Monday, Sept. 16, 1–2 p.m. EST). And as with any swanky soirée in Manhattan, guests were majorly gussied up! Here’s a look at how some accessorized, and a peek at some of the new pieces on display.
(All photos by Matthew Heckerling)
Kendra Bridelle (center), the designer behind the uber-feminine jewelry line LusciousS with 2012 Miss USA Nana Meriwether (left) and model Allie Rizzo. Bridelle was showing her latest steel line for HSN, which will debut Monday, Sept. 16, 1–2 p.m. EST.
Steel jewelry selections from the newest LusciousS line for HSN. The next air date marks the third time this year that Bridelle has sold proprietary styles for the television retailer, though she also has a silver line with a similar aesthetic that she wholesales to stores.
Guest of honor and singer-songwriter Estelle Fanta Swaray, known professionally as Estelle, poses with actress Tika Sumpter (left). The “American Boy” songstress collaborated with Lita Asscher of Royal Asscher to create a new jewelry collection.
Some of the styles from the new Estelle & Lita by Royal Asscher jewelry collection
Kendra Bridelle, Lita Asscher, and Estelle
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