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Kai Avent-deLeon, owner, Sincerely, Tommy: "I would have to say mine! Sincerely, Tommy and my friends [Racked fashion editor-at-large] Rajni Jaques, Yohana Lebasi, and Elle K. Clay do a monthly party at Lovers Rock. There's always really good music and a beautiful crowd (of people who actually dance)."
Alicia Yoon, owner, Peach and Lily: "We had a launch party in Korea for our brick-and-mortar store opening in Macy's in New York, where we celebrated with a small group of around 20 over dinner and drinks. The guest list included close friends and influencers in Korea who I thought might be interested in Korean beauty expanding in the US, including one of my favorite actors, Lee Jung Jae, who I like to describe as the George Clooney of Korea. The party was super fun, very meaningful and will be one to go down in the memory books."
Shira Suveyke, co-president and chief merchant, The Outnet: "The Net-A-Porter Group celebrated its 15th birthday this past summer with a sprawling, carnival-themed fete at Somerset House in London. Playing bumper cars with The Outnet's buying team is a great memory!"
Karen Lord, Pilates instructor and owner, Karen Lord Pilates Movement: "I had the pleasure of witnessing two people I love get married in Montauk on the most beautiful day in September. The whole thing lasted three days and was spectacular. Epic party, epic love. I'm a romantic, and It was such a happy time."
Jessica Schiffer, senior online editor, V Magazine: "I had a ton of my friends over to ring in the summer on my rooftop, and it was one of those rare situations where nearly everyone I invited showed up. Seeing all the people I love with the city skyline as a backdrop (and some Drake on repeat) — what's more perfect than that?"
Amy Yee, owner, Maeven Vintage: "My friend Chloe threw a couple of movie screenings on her deck this summer that I hope she replicates again and again. All I need is a screen, a cocktail, and really good friends."
Phillip Salem, handbag designer, Owen: "My engagement party. It was the best time! We had over 175 people at this huge outdoor space. To give you a visual, there was a lot of Janet Jackson playing and a big dance floor."