Ladies Who Lunch at New York Botanical Garden’s Annual Winter Ball

Gowns, cocktails, and gardening.

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Dance-mosphere, The New York Botanical Garden-mosphere.
Bill Cunningham.
Whitney Fairchild, Byrdie Bell.
Winter Wonderland Ball Co-chair-mosphere.
Adelina Ettelson.
Alexandra Lebenthal.
Amanda Kahn, Hannah Selleck, Laura de Gunzburg.
The New York Botanical Garden-mosphere.
The New York Botanical Garden-mosphere.
The New York Botanical Garden-mosphere.
Maureen Chilton.
Charlotte Chilton, Sara Chilton.
Cristina Cuomo, Connie Anne Phillips.
Cristina Greeven Cuomo, Sasha Lazard, Marcy Warren, Emma Goergen.
Dana Auslander, Alexandra Lind Rose, Alina Cho.
Faran Krentcil, Gillian Miniter.
Gigi Stone Woods.
James Mischka, Byrdie Bell, Nathalie Kaplan, Gillian Miniter, Mark Badgley.
Julia Catherine Erdman, Dana Auslander, Alexandra Lind Rose, Dalia Oberlander, Adelina Ettelson.
Kristy Morrone, Elizabeth Kurpis, Julia Loomis, Hannah Selleck.
Martin Dawson, Julie Henderson, Naeem Delbridge.
Nell Diamond, Ted Wasserman.

What: The New York Botanical Gardens annual Winter Wonderland Ball supporting Children’s Education Programs. Guests enjoyed cocktails alongside the 23rd annual Holiday Train Show, a display of model trains winding through the jungle landscape housed under the iconic dome of the Palms of the World gallery. Afterwards, dinner and dancing took place in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.

When: Friday, December 12, 2014

Where: The New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx.

Who: Alina Cho, Byrdie Bell, Gillian Heart Simonds, Cristina Cuomo, Dalia Oberlander, Mark Badgley, James Mischka, Whitney Fairchild, Laura de Gunzburg, and Maureen Chilton.

Why: To support the New York Botanical Garden’s children’s education programs, inspiring families and teachers to learn the fundamental skills and importance of gardening, nutrition, and living a healthy lifestyle.

The Moment: Bill Cunningham photographs New York society women in their red carpet-worthy gowns.


Bill Cunningham and his ladies. Photo: Christie Chu.

Bill Cunningham and his ladies.
Photo: Christie Chu.

All photos in slideshow courtesy Angela Pham/

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