Photo by Judith Beermann
Cindi Demitros, Marcos Galvany, Kitty Kelley and Jose Solis Betancourt
Cindi Demitros, Marcos Galvany, Kitty Kelley and Jose Solis Betancourt

At a Bonhams' estate auction I recently won the tableware collection belonging to the screen siren who taught Steve and the rest of us how to whistle. 

Edwin Neill III, Ada Polla, Natalie & John Divney, Joel Kallett (Photo by: Judith Beermann) Edwin Neill III, Ada Polla, Natalie & John Divney, Joel Kallett

The French design happens to be my own long-loved pattern. So, with enough matching plates and bowls to open a bistro, it was time for a party.

Alain Cohen modeling sporks and plates (Photo by: Judith Beermann) Alain Cohen modeling sporks and plates

I made everyone don color-coordinated spork necklaces, smile and say 'Summer Sarabande Soirée!'

Ian Mitchell, Hillary Leeb, Kimberly Casey and Sara Mokhtari (Photo by: Judith Beermann) Ian Mitchell, Hillary Leeb, Kimberly Casey and Sara Mokhtari

Over Ruilly (my new favorite Burgundy wine), sangria and Mediterranean-inspired tapas fare, dear friends came together on a cloudless August evening ... to meet, mingle and make plans for our next party.

Jennifer Altemus, Holly Styles and Tricia Huntley (Photo by: Judith Beermann) Jennifer Altemus, Holly Styles and Tricia Huntley

Santé Lauren Bacall!

Alain Cohen and Sarah Mokhtari (Photo by: Judith Beermann) Alain Cohen and Sarah Mokhtari

1 Comment For This Article

CD in Oakton

Thanks for a wonderful of old and new friends.