1 I arrived just as Bill Cunningham, the photographer, was dashing into the luncheon to capture images for the New York Times.
2 Somers Farkas and Muffy Potter Aston wearing a fantastic blue hat
3 A sea of amazing hats!
4 This is always such a festive and colorful event.
5 Tiffany & Co. sponsored the luncheon and everyone went home with a Tiffany blue tote bag and umbrella.
6 Sharon Burdick, Gerri Koppelman, and Bryn Rose
8 The lovely tablecloths were provided by Scalamandré and Steven Stolman and were being sold afterwards for $150. The pretty floral arrangements were from Andrew Pascoe Flowers, Ltd.
9 This woman wore a simple, yet elegant derby.
10 Here I am with my friend, Jane. My hat was made by Barbara Feinman http://feinmanhats.com/ and I was wearing a Valentino gabardine sheath.
11 This is Pat Toogood and her daughter, Heather.
12 Elizabeth Lake and Julie Merck
13 A beautiful mother and daughter hailing from Rockport, MA
14 Carter Lee and Marsee Lee
15 Memrie Lewis and Fraser Edwards
16 A really great hat
17 Very funny!
18 The luncheon menu - provided by Abigail Hirsch Catering Relationships - Chilled Asparagus Vichyssoise with Parmesan Panna Cotta, Conservancy Cobb Salad with Truffled Deviled Egg, and a Duo of Miniature Sundaes - Lemon Raspberry and Cappuccino Crunch.
19 Anne Harrison, the current president of the Women's Committee, at the podium
20 Gillian Miniter, who has been working for the Park in several capacities, and J P Morgan (the bank) were honored for their ardent and longtime support of the Conservancy.
21 Mary Callahan Erdoes, CEO J.P. Morgan Asset Management
22 Susan Magrino and Sarah Wolfe
23 This hat caught my eye with all of its soft silk flowers.
24 Peggy Siegal acting up again!
25 Julia Koch
26 Blaine Trump and Karen Lefrak
27 This was my favorite hat at the luncheon, which matched the wearer's dress perfectly.
28 Everyone was having such a good time.
29 A very nice shot of Gillian Miniter
30 Designer Lela Rose wore a Carmen Miranda inspired fruit bowl complete with watermelon, banana, pear, cherries, and grapes.
31 She even had a banana clutch to match.
32 Such pretty sapphire feathers
33 Carmina Roth, who was also wearing amazing feathers
34 So pretty!
35 Lydia Carlston always has the greatest hats.
36 It was so much fun wandering around looking at all the hats.
37 The luncheon always draws a few men.
38 Here I am with Anne Harrison, the president of the Women's Committee.
39 And here I am with Anne's husband, Bill Harrison, the Chairman of J.P. Morgan Chase
40 Posing with Gillian Steel, who is a real live wire
41 A pink silk peony
42 A charming bonnet with real blossoms
43 How fun!
44 Bridget Koch looked amazing.
45 I love the twisted nature of this hat.
46 Christine Schwarzman (black hat) and her friend looked great!
47 Another shot of Mary Callahan Erdoes
48 As you can see, the Tiffany blue umbrellas were put to good use!