This year marks the return of the party scene – with safety measures and precautions in place. In-person events resume in late spring, with small outdoor gatherings and social distancing. The New York Botanical Garden hosts its spring gala before the social group heads east to the Hamptons for the summer.
In Europe, summer film festivals have brought together A-list stars to events hosted by brands including Kering, Chopard, Chanel and Louis Vuitton, as well as lavish amfAR gala throughout. Cannes Film Festival. In New York, amid uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and the emergence of new variants, fall party hit fashion week and the Met Gala in September. The CFDA Awards reunited the designer-celebrity once again in November with an awards ceremony held at The Pool + The Grill, where Zendaya was honored with this year’s Fashion Icon Award. Fall also sees the return of featured benefits including American Ballet Theater’s Fall Gala, sponsored by Dior Guggenheim International Gala, the American Museum of Natural History gala dinner, and – after a stroll in Miami for Art Basel – Benefits of the movie Chanel MoMA, which honors Penélope Cruz and is the last major fashion event of 2021.
In Los Angeles, Gucci took over Hollywood Boulevard for the “Gucci Love Parade” performance in November, and at the end of the month – finally – The museum is open in November with a bash that attracts the likes of Robert Pattinson and HER End the year on the West Coast with events hosted by Tom Ford and Ralph Lauren, and in Europe party thrown by Dior Men’s and Prada at Tate Modern in Europe.
From New York to LA and Europe (and everywhere in between), here’s a look back at some of the most memorable party moments from the past year in photos.
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