The Friday Party Report

A bevy of models turned out on Wednesday night to celebrate Australian photographer Russell James' new book at the Stephan Weiss studio. Host Donna Karan and guests like Alan Cumming, Desiree Gruber, Ally Hilfiger, Douglas Hannant, Veronica Webb, and Josh Bernstein mingled with models like Alessandra Ambrosio (left), Angela Lindvall, Erin Wasson, Doutzen Kroes, Brooklyn Decker, Noemie Lenoir, Julie Henderson, Zuzana Gregorova, and Oluchi. [PMc, Wireimage, FWD]

• Jason Wu was the man of the hour at yesterday's Fashion Group International's Rising Star Awards luncheon at the Rainbow Room. Presenters and attendees included Phillip Lim, Tory Burch, Derek Lam, Dylan Lauren, Jonathan Adler, Nina Garcia, John Bartlett, Thom Browne, Stefani Greenfield, Linda Fargo, Barbara Hulanicki, Jane Lauder, Charla Krupp, Christian Cota, and Phylicia Rashad. [PMc, NYO, FWD]

The Friday Party Report

Ivanka Trump and Gilles Mendes hosted a cocktail party in honor of Joe Lupo and Jesse Garza's new book, Life in Color, at J. Mendel's Madison Avenue flagship on Tuesday night. Guests at the event included Joan Rivers, Lisa Airan, Meredith Melling Burke, Amy Fine Collins, Lisa Marie McComb, Carmen Dell'Orefice, Helena Khazanova, Stephanie Meyers, and designers Kristy Rao and Summer Rej. [PMc, FWD, PAP]

• The Winter Antiques Show hosted a young collectors night at the Park Avenue Armory last night. Co-chairs and attendees at the Elie Tahari-sponsored event, which benefited East Side Settlement House, included Kipton Cronkite, Christian and Gillian Hearst Simonds, Susan Kellogg, Dabney Mercer, Susan Magrino, Bettina Prentice, Emma Snowdon-Jones, Di Petroff, Hud Morgan, Lydia Fenet, Jackie Astier, Elizabeth Meigher, and Melissa Berkelhammer. [PMc, NYO]