1 Here I am arriving at Cipriani Wall Street for The Angel Ball. There was a very big red carpet set up with amazing lighting.
2 Unfortunately, I arrived a bit late, after most of the red carpet had taken place.
3 One reporter cornered me and asked me questions about Denise Rich's wonderful charitable initiative to raise money for cancer research.
4 Rocker Gabe Saporta and designer Erin Fetherston - This attractive couple graced the cover of the fall issue of Martha Stewart Weddings.
5 Erin Fetherston, Kevin Sharkey, and Kira Faiman, our table hostess for the evening. Guests included famous musicians, impresarios, producers, and supporters of charitable events, like The Angel Ball, Autism Speaks, and The Martha Stewart Center For Living.
6 Here I am with our host, Jonathan Faiman and Diana Picasso, the granddaughter of Pablo Picasso.
7 Our first glimpse of Hugh Jackman and his lovely wife, Deborra-Lee Furness. The menu was Baked Tagliolini and Mushroom, Wagyu Strip Loin Steak with Veneziana Sauce, Asparagus Bundles Tied with Leeks, Potatoes Dauphinoise, and a Slice of Cipriani Vanilla Meringue Cake with Strawberries and Three Chocolate Parfait.
8 The event decor was by Muscari Fine Flowers & Blooms.
9 Chairs of the event, Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness, welcoming the crowd
10 Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness, introduced honoree Fay Duncan, who is Deborra-Lee's mother. Fay Duncan is President of Fight Cancer Foundation of Australia.
11 Paul and Jane Schindler - Paul used to be the senior partner at Grubman Indursky & Shire and is now on the Board of Directors at Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research.
12 Jonathan Faiman is an international businessman in Europe, Russia, South America, and the United States.
13 It was great to see Denise Rich, the hostess of the evening. She was extremely thrilled with the money raised and with the success of entire evening. What a bash!
14 Denise is the President and Co-founder of Gabrielle's Angel Foundation. The angel is her daughter, Gabrielle, who passed away in 1996 at age 27, after a long and valiant struggle with cancer.
15 John Paul Bailey, Kira Faiman, and Ronnie Madra
16 Here I am with one of the evening's honorees, Simon de Pury, art auctioneer and collector. Simon also conducted The Angel Ball's live auction.
17 I got a kiss from Usher!!! And nuzzle from my favorite singer.
18 Usher is sporting a new style hairdo for his upcoming role as boxer, Sugar Ray Leonard. I told him he looked very different from the last time I saw him, but quite good, none the less!
19 This handsome man was extremely nice to me and wanted to know when I was coming to Palm Beach. Unfortunately, I didn't get his name.
20 Star Jones was the auctioneer for the money part, auctioning off $25,000, $10,000, and $5,000 gifts from diners.
21 Here I am with Michael Barclay and Yann Vasnier.
22 Donna Karan is close friends with Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness and lives in the same NYC neighborhood.
23 Donna is so much fun! It was a kissy, kissy night!
24 Many of the dresses were phenomenally beautiful and so were the bodies in them!
25 Another fine example
26 One man had amazing striped slippers covered with black and silver crystals.
27 He was also wearing five Lorraine Schwartz shimmering bracelets.
28 And here I am posing with jeweler Lorraine Schwartz. Lorraine is a beautiful woman who designs amazing jewelry worn by movie stars and socialites, alike. Kim Kardashian's 15-carat diamond ring given to her by Kanye West was designed by Lorraine Schwartz!
29 Here I am with honoree Fay Duncan, who reminded me of my own wonderful mother.
30 Posing with my old friend, Chef Todd English, who is out and about in New York City.
31 Another gorgeous dress was worn by Jessica White, who sang that night with Usher. She has an enormous tattoo on her back, seen through the sheer fabric of the dress.
32 Erin Fetherston and Gabe Saporta posing glamorously on the dance floor
33 Ronnie Madra and Ghislaine Maxwell, who was sending out a Tweet. I counted five people at our table who Tweeting and texting.
34 Even Gabe took his eyes off his lovely bride to send a text.
35 Hugh Jackman and Faye Duncan - Hugh showed so much love and respect for his mother-in-law.
36 Faye Duncan and Deborra-Lee Furness - mother and daughter
37 Denise and Hugh
38 The crowd went really wild when Pharrell Williams took the stage.
39 I had never seen Pharrell perform in public and he really controls the crowd.
40 Many videos were taken using cell phones.
41 Some more of the elegant decor
42 When leaving, we met this eyeful.
43 She told me she bought the dress in Paris.
44 She didn't mind posing one bit!