My Book Launch Party Gallery

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Wearing Comme des Garçon at my book party. Take that, Carrie Bradshaw. ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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 With my sister, Maria. ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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With the ladies at St. Martin’s Press (l-r): Jessalyn Foggy, Laura Clark, Brittani Hilles, Kat Brzozowski ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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With fashion writer Caroline Vazzana ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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With Barbara Lehman, the French teacher I went to Paris with when I was 16. She’s in Ch. 2. ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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My dear friend, designer Matthew Waldman, who appears in my memoir ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Friends and ex-colleagues from PEOPLE, Barb Sanderson and Karla Moriarty. Karla is the friend who taught me about the “Look Forward To” I talk about in my memoir ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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My posse: Jeanette O’Shea, Katrin Warren Turina and Tricia Rizzuto Perrotti ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Kisses from friend Jordan Holberg ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Dear friends Carol Norman-Smith and Richard Green flew up from Florida for the event ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Childhood friend, Dana Davidson, and husband Robby ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Author Kelley Black (The Luscious Life) ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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My cousin, artist Christopher Priore, towers over me ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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John F. Bennett, President, Paris American Club and friend ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Media exec. and friend, Paul Caine ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Friends Matthew Hars, Breanne Butler, Frank Nan ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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A lofty and very glamorous duplex apartment was the site of my book party, courtesy of NINE52, a new luxury condo in NYC’s Hell’s Kitchen district ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Friends and former Time Inc. colleagues, Jennifer Sidel and Mei Lin Wong ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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The ladies at St. Martin’s Press: Laura Clark, Brittani Hilles, Kat Brzozowski ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Jordan Holberg and Matthew Waldman

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Yukking it up with friend Edward Enrique ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Huge hug from a family friend, Kim Heal ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Signing a book for David Croen ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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With Shelby Tompkins ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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My oldest friend Steven Krup, wife Virginia, and daughter, Monica. They are featured in my memoir. ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Signing a book for friends Timothy Biel and Thomas Malesys ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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My sister Maria with one of our mom’s best friends, Bettyann Nagle

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With Robin Helman Whitney ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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With mom’s dear friends, Barbara Vara and Bettyann Nagle ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Friends David Tracy and Bob Mayo ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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My silly friends from my alma mater, Parsons School of Design, holding my book upside down and backwards ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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My sister Maria takes a selfie with longtime friends Dana and Robbie Davidson

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Sponsor, Chef Camillo Sabella (rt.) with Tom Porto, and actress Nina Mehta

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Breanne Butler, Frank Nan

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With sponsor, Chef Camillo Sabella ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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My sister Maria with friend Matthew Waldman

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Lapo Belmestieri and me (Lapo is in my memoir)

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Signing a book for Tammy Wise (she appears in my memoir) ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Arlene Powell and Barbara Gerstenfeld Langbecker ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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DJ Chambray All Day (aka Chris Gallo) spinning tunes all night ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Sponsor Breanne Butler models her EllaV candy rings with friends ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Breanne Butler (EllaV) provided the party favors ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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A guest trying on EllaV sugar bling rings ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Club Rayé Champagne flowed all night ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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NINE52 provided the glorious event space ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Decor at the party ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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A beautiful duplex apartment was the site of my party, courtesy of NINE52 ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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A beautiful duplex apartment was the site of my party, courtesy of NINE52 ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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A beautiful duplex apartment was the site of my party, courtesy of NINE52 ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Delicious dishes courtesy of Chef Camillo Sabella ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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Deelish cookies adorned with my cover were parting gifts for my guests, courtesy of By Breanne (Breanne Butler)

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Signing books at my party ©2016 Stephanie Badini

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©2016 Stephanie Badini