Press

Mary J. Blige Sparkles in Asymmetric Dress by Yousef Al Jasmi With Dramatic Train for Angel Ball’s 25th Anniversary Performance

Mary J. Blige Sparkles in Asymmetric Dress by Yousef Al Jasmi With Dramatic Train for Angel Ball’s 25th Anniversary Performance

Published: Nov 20, 2023   |   Author: Michele Keene   |   Category: Press   |   No Comments

Mary J. Blige brought her signature sparkling glamour to the 25th Anniversary Angel Ball on Monday in New York City, wearing an asymmetric gown from Yousef Al Jasmi. Blige performed at the event, which helps fund cancer research. The dress featured a dramatic high-low hem design with a train attached to one of the sleeves, with embellishments throughout. […]

Read more
The Daily Front Row: MARY J. BLIGE GETS IT PERCOLATIN’ AT THE 25TH ANNUAL ANGEL BALL

The Daily Front Row: MARY J. BLIGE GETS IT PERCOLATIN’ AT THE 25TH ANNUAL ANGEL BALL

Published: Nov 8, 2023   |   Author: Michele Keene   |   Category: Press   |   No Comments

New York’s event season is in full swing and there’s few galas quite like Denise Rich’s annual Angel Ball. Last night, Rich and her slew of well-dressed friends returned to Cipriani Wall Street to raise funds for Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation, which supports cancer research. Tamron Hall hosted the black tie evening, honoring hospitality entrepreneur, Richie Akiva; […]

Read more
Page Six: Typically stealth Leo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire stand out in baseball caps at black tie gala

Page Six: Typically stealth Leo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire stand out in baseball caps at black tie gala

Published: Nov 8, 2023   |   Author: Michele Keene   |   Category: Press   |   No Comments

The Wolf Pack was back together on Monday night. Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire slipped into Denise Rich’s Angel Ball to see their pal Richie Akiva being honored at Cipriani Wall St. event. The stars successfully went largely unnoticed — except for the fact that they stood out in a sea of tuxes and gowns by wearing baseball caps. […]

Read more
WWD: ‘RHONY’ Star Ubah Hassan Holds Court in Zang Toi Gown at Angel Ball’s 25th Anniversary

WWD: ‘RHONY’ Star Ubah Hassan Holds Court in Zang Toi Gown at Angel Ball’s 25th Anniversary

Published: Nov 8, 2023   |   Author: Michele Keene   |   Category: Press, Uncategorized   |   No Comments

Ubah Hassan arrived on the red carpet for the 2023 Angel Ball in New York City on Monday, bringing glamour to the red carpet. The Somali model wore a black velvet corset gown with a crystal-embellished pattern of a bird carrying a flower. Designed by Zang Toi, the gown featured a cascading crystal detail extending from the skirt […]

Read more
New York Social Diary: Healing the globe through art

New York Social Diary: Healing the globe through art

Published: Nov 8, 2023   |   Author: Michele Keene   |   Category: Press   |   No Comments

“You know you want it,” Robin Thicke sang, as he jumped from the stage into the black-tie crowd. Toned bodies in pricey gowns swayed. Cell phones lit. That was just the warm up. Mary J. Blige; Miri Ben Ari with Chloe Jane; and music by Jermaine Dupri followed. It was Denise Rich’s Angel Ball. 600 people, raising $2.8 million for blood cancer research, […]

Read more
The Daily: CHAKA KHAN ROCKS THE ANGEL BALL

The Daily: CHAKA KHAN ROCKS THE ANGEL BALL

Published: Oct 27, 2022   |   Author: Michele Keene   |   Category: Press   |   No Comments

For the first time since 2019, the Angel Ball finally returned to an in-person event at Cipriani Wall Street, raising a whopping $2.9 million for Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation. The gala has more of a wedding/family affair than your typical fundraiser and last night kept that vibe going. Over the years, they’ve welcomed performers such as Alicia Keys, Pharrell […]

Read more
Vogue: The 26th Annual Angel Ball Made Its Official Return to New York City

Vogue: The 26th Annual Angel Ball Made Its Official Return to New York City

Published: Oct 27, 2022   |   Author: Michele Keene   |   Category: Press   |   No Comments

This year, the Angel Ball lit up Manhattan’s financial district with pink lights to signal its official return to New York City since the pandemic. Founder, singer, and philanthropist Denise Rich welcomed guests to the 26th annual gala and auction honoring the Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation. The foundation came to be following the devastating loss of […]

Read more