The Week In Parties

1) Piaget launched its new Limelight Paris-New York Collection last night with a party at The Loft & Garden at Rockefeller Center, where Leighton Meester and Emmy Rossum (left) mingled with Liv Tyler, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Becki Newton, Mena Suvari, Joe Zee, Lisa Anastos, Lydia Fenet, Allison Aston, Adam Lippes, Roopal Patel, Zoe Kravitz, Philippe Leopold-Metzger, Geoffrey Bradfield, Gillian Miniter, Kate Schelter, Meredith Melling Burke, and Paul Sevigny. [FWD, PMc]

2) Elie Tahari unveiled his spring 2009 accessories collection with a party last night. Guests included Carson Kressley, Dennis Basso, Meredith Melling Burke, Susan Kellogg, Roopal Patel, Linda Fargo, Simon van Kempen, Alex McCord, Rob Banning, and Basil Corbett, who sipped champagne and previewed Tahari's collection in the courtyard garden. [FWD, PMc]

3) On Wednesday Jimmy Choo threw a party at at the Plaza's Rose Club to celebrate the launch of its new ad campaign shot by Terry Richardson and featuring Angela Lindvall. Host Tamara Mellon greeted guests like Kate Hudson, Victoria Silvstedt, Kelly Killoren Bensimon, Eric Villency, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Kate Schelter, Mary Alice Stephenson, Melissa Berkelhammer, and Margaret Cho. [FWD, PMc]

4) An A-list crowd showed up to the Manhattan premiere of Vicky Cristina Barcelona on Wednesday night, where Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem chatted with guests like Harvey Weinstein, Georgina Chapman, Byrdie Bell, Holly Dunlap, Patricia Clarkson, Jennifer Missoni, John Turturro, Julie Taymor, Nicole Miller, Nora Ephron, Nicholas Pileggi, Phillip Bloch, Tara Subkoff, and Erin Fetherston. [PMc]

5) On Tuesday night, the Cinema Society and Glamour magazine hosted a Tribeca Grand screening and after-party at Socialista for the movie Elegy starring Penelope Cruz, Dennis Hopper and Patricia Clarkson. Guests included Alan Cumming, Ann Dexter-Jones, Andrew Saffir, Daniel Benedict, Bill Powers, Olivia Palermo, Stephanie LaCava, Charlie Rose, Cynthia Rowley, David Blaine, Donna Karan, Eric Mabius, Sessa von Richthofen, Derek Blasberg, Eva Amurri, and Salman Rushdie. [PMc, WWD, Jezebel]