The Thursday Party Report

The downtown Armory played host to the 37th annual Fragrance Foundation FiFi Awards last night. A big bunch of celebs and designerswere on hand as Marc Jacobs was inducted into the foundation's Hall of Fame, including fellow award winners like Diddy and Paris, as well as Queen Latifah, Aerin Lauder Zinterhofer, Dustin Hoffman and Lisa Gottsegen, Hilary Rhoda, Kendu Isaacs and Mary J. Blige, Kathy and Rick Hilton, Simon Doonan and Jonathan Adler, Harry and Laura Slatkin, John Demsey, Linda Wells, Doug Reinhardt, Tracy Reece, Nacho and Delfina Figueras, Kate Walsh, Samantha Harris, Tova and Ernest Borgnine, and Jacobs's fiancé, Lorenzo Martone. [PMc, WWD, Vogue UK, VF, NYO, Wireimage]

The Thursday Party Report

• The Museum of Modern Art hosted the 41st annual Party in the Garden on Tuesday evening. Attendees at the event and afterparty: Estelle (who performed), Michael Bloomberg and Diana Taylor, Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis, Jerry Speyer, Caroline Kennedy and Ed Schlossberg, Kelis, Candice Bergen, Agnes Gund, Donald Marron, Clarissa and Edgar Bronfman Jr., Richard Meier, Glenn Close, Lyor Cohen, Brice Marden, Robert Fowler, Michael and Ninnah Lynne, Ronald and Jo Carole Lauder, Gillian Miniter, Paul Goldberger, Dionne Warwick, Bettina and Donald Bryant, Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, Jenny Shimizu, Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson, Peter and Jill Kraus, and a generous helping of Rockefellers (Sharon, Justin, David, Renee, and Charles). [PMc, Wireimage, Zimbio, NYSD, NYO]

The Thursday Party Report

Brian Williams was the emcee at Sesame Workshop's 7th Annual Benefit Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on Wednesday night. Sheryl Crow performed; the evening's honorees included Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Robert Eckert, chairman and CEO of Mattel; and human and puppet attendees included Abby Cadabby, Al Roker and Deborah Roberts, Joan Ganz Cooney, Zoe, Grover, Joel Schumacher, Shoshanna Lonstein Gruss, Chris, David and Sherrie Westin, Elizabeth Vargas and Marc Cohn, Paula Zahn, Kate Snow, and Sesame Workshop chief Gary Knell. [PMc, Wireimage]

The Thursday Party Report

• Estée Lauder president John Demsey hosted a party at his townhouse on Tuesday night for Page Six's Paula Froelich in honor of her debut novel, Mercury in Retrograde. Attendees included Cornelia Guest, Desiree Gruber, Adam Lippes, Paul Wilmot, Alison Brod, Richie Rich, Hoda Kotb, Kate White, Stacey Bendet, Katrina Bowden, Leslie Sloane Zelnik, Sarah Brown, MTV's Liz Gateley and Tony DiSanto, hotelier Jeff Klein, fellow Posties Linda Stasi and Mandy Stadtmiller, and fellow gossip Ben Widdicombe. [VF, NYO, PMc]