Opening cocktail for ASVOFF NYC at the Club Room of the Soho Grand Hotel photos by Rex Drechsel

Dear Shaded Viewers,

Literally just got in from NYC and thought I'd share a few photos from the welcoming party thrown by at the Club Room of the Soho Grand Hotel. It was a bit overwhelming for me to see so many people I had not seen in decades and of course my NYC friends, many of which I've met in Paris. Here are just a few.

In addition to the opening cocktail the day I arrived, there was a closing party also at the lovely Club Room of the Soho Grand Hotel.



Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.