The Friday Party Report

Saks CEO Steve Sadove was honored at a fundraising gala for the Fashion Institute of Technology last night at Cipriani 42nd Street. Sadove was presented with an award from Michael Bloomberg ("This is an evening I like to call Saks and the City!") and guests including FIT president Joyce Brown, Olivia Chantecaille, Jason Wu (left), Carolina Herrera, Tom Florio, Fern Mallis, Robbie Myers, Joe Zee, Amy Astley, Peter Som, Stacey Bendet Eisner, Susan Fales-Hill, Dan Peres, Bill Cunningham, Scott Harrison, Steven Kolb, Saks President Ronald Frasch and his wife Georgia, former State Comptroller Carl McCall, and actress Sarah Wynter. [PMc, Wireimage, NYO, FWD]

The Friday Party Report

• Shoe designer Brian Atwood was feted at a party to celebrate his limited-edition book, Role Play Rene, last night. Byrdie Bell, Fabiola Beracasa, and Katie Lee Joel (left) were in the house along with Julia Restoin Roitfeld, Lauren Santo Domingo, Jennifer Creel, Dr. Lisa Airan, Genevieve Jones, Amanda Cutter Brooks, Olivia Palermo, Erin Fetherston, Nate Berkus, Marisha Pessl, Lucy Sykes Rellie, Kelly Killoren Bensimon, Bronson Van Wyck, Chris Benz, Carlos Souza, Richard Chai, Ali Wise, Anisha Lakhani, Poppy Delevingne, Elise Overland, Dani Stahl, Derek Blasberg, Lyle Maltz, and Melissa Berkelhammer. [PMc, Style.com, FWD]

The Friday Party Report

• Valentino was the star at the week's biggest party, the MoMA screening of Valentino: The Last Emperor on Tuesday night, followed by an after-party at the Oak Room, and sponsored by Gilt Groupe and Quintessentially. In addition to partner Giancarlo Giammetti, the legendary designer was joined by Gwyneth Paltrow (left), Madonna, Anna Wintour, Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy, Anne Hathaway, Carolina Herrera, Padma Lakshmi, Zac Posen, Martha Stewart, Narciso Rodriguez, Diane von Furstenberg, Barry Diller, Harvey Weinstein and Georgina Chapman,, Helena Christensen, Wilbur Ross and Hilary Geary Ross, Blythe Danner, Joy and Regis Philbin, Charlie Rose, Amanda Burden, Vikram Chatwal, Tinsley Mortimer, Andres and Lauren Santo Domingo, Susan Lyne, Charlotte Ronson, Agyness Deyn, Ingrid Sischy and Sandy Brant, Stefano Tonchi, Peter Marino, Daphne Guinness, Pamela Fiori, Carlos Souza, Boykin Curry and Celerie Kemble, Chuck and Candy Pratts Price, Jason Wu, Chanel Iman, Karolina Kurkova, Coco Rocha, Michael Stipe, Eli Tahari, Yigal Azrouel, Byrdie Bell, Pepe Fanjul, Naeem and Ranjana Khan, Genevieve Jones, Hope Atherton, Erin Fetherston, Stavros Niarchos, Anja Rubik, Lake Bell, Gayle King, Maria Menounos, Selita Ebanks, Elise Overland, Brian Reyes, Hana Soukupova, and the film's director Matt Tyrnauer. [PMC, Wireimage, NYSD, FWD, VF, Style.com]