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amfAR Paris Dinner and Auction

amfAR Hosts Dinner and Auction at Paris Couture Week

While fireworks were set off in America this July 4, amfAR hosted it’s own sparkling evening in Paris. A dinner and auction was held at The Peninsula Paris in support of The Foundation for AIDS Research.

The evening included a performance by Grammy-nominated classical chanteuse Ute Lemper including songs like Amsterdam, Die Moritat von Mackie Messer, and Lola.

amfAR Paris Dinner and Auction Photos by Ryan Emberley

A live auction was also held to raise funds for the foundation with rare items on the block. Some of these rarities included a signed Willy Rizzo photograph of Yves Saint Laurent in a Paris apartment in August 1960 with the Christian Dior Couture fall/winter collection of 1960-61, a framed portfolio of 10 Andy Warhol screen prints of Mick Jagger from 1975 signed by both Warhol and Jagger, and a 70th Cannes Film Festival package for the 2017 festival.

The event shimmered with esteemed guests including Tory Burch, Pierre-Yves Roussel, Naomi Campbell, Eva Cavalli, and Donatella Versace. Harry Winston served as the event’s Presenting Sponsor and Moët Hennessy, The Peninsula Paris, and Renault were the event’s Signature Sponsors.

amfAR Paris Dinner and Auction Courtesy of amfAR

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