October 3, 2010
Charities Rethink Galas to Attract—and Please—More Donors
In Cipriani 42nd Street, a popular place for high-profile social events, Selita Ebanks, the former Victoria’s Secret model, walked the red carpet. Heads turned and flashbulbs lit as she stopped and posed in a pewter laminated-lace dress by the fashion up-and-comer Christian Cota.
She wasn’t just there for the cameras, though, but to also host the annual New Yorkers for Children gala, a black-tie charity event that’s a must-stop and must-be-seen event for New