NEW YORK, Aug 2, 2010 / — On Saturday, July 31st, the annual fundraising event “Cocktails at Sunset”, benefitting the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA) was presented by Calvin Klein Collection and Vanity Fair on the grounds of renowned photographer Steven Klein’s private horse farm estate in Bridgehampton.
The event featured music by The Misshapes and a silent auction of limited edition works by leading artists such as Jeff Koons, Ross Bleckner, Brian Farrell, Andrew Weir, Rachel Hovnanian, Lorenzo Bringheli, Mike + Doug Starn, Maria Snyder, Don Freeman, Ellen Carey, Rebecca Horn, Peter Dayton, Evan Gruzis, Paul Solberg, Alix Smith, and Greg Gorman.
For the evening, Calvin Klein Collection wardrobed Kelly Klein, Melissa George, Daphne Guinness, Rachel Zoe, Katie Lee, Leigh Lezark, Fabiola Beracasa, Olivia Chantecaille, Meredith Melling Burke, Filipa Fino, and Anamaria Wilson.
Other guests in attendance included Calvin Klein, Stefano Tonchi, David Maupin, Darren Star, Trey Laird, Beth Rudin De Woody, Thom Filicia, Andrew Saffir, Robert Burke, Nacho Figueras, Delfina Blaquier, Zani Gugelman, as well as Calvin Klein Collection’s Creative Directors, Francisco Costa, Italo Zucchelli, Kevin Carrigan, Vanity Fair’s Edward Menicheschi, and ACRIA’s Daniel Tietz.
Photos by Patrick McMullan, courtesy of Calvin Klein Collection