The Frick Collection 2018 Young Fellows Ball


Once Spring is on the horizon supporters of New York City’s adored Frick Museum are looking forward to the annual Young Fellows Ball. Since it is the biggest event of the season, now in its nineteenth year,  they also search for the best possible outfit to represent the theme of the year. Inspired by Paolo Veronese monumental Choice Between Virtue and Vice (ca. 1565) fashionistas and important socialites showed which side they are leaning towards. In fashion and style that is.

Stephanie Nass, Steering Committee Member Larry Milstein, Emma Fredwall, Judah Schulman, Toby Milstein, Josie Isherwood, and Guest; Photo: Christine A. Butler

This year’s ball was held in partnership with ESCADA, a luxury womenswear brand known for contemporary and effortless style. Chairmen of the event Paul Arnhold, Sarah Flint, Amory McAndrew, and Gillian Hearst Simonds as well as selected guests wore  gowns by ESCADA.

Guests in the Music Room; Photo: Carl Timpone/BFA.com

Magical Garden Court was lit in red and blue and popping in colorful frocks and Ferrari Trento sparkling.  Crèm de la crème of New York guest list came photo op ready to mingle while DJs Timo Weiland and Nicole Rosé, made sure young attendees showed off some spectacular dance moves.

DJs Timo and Rosé; Photo: Christine A. Butler

Young Fellows’ gifts support the preservation of the permanent collection, ground-breaking special exhibitions, annual symposia, award-winning concert series, and outstanding lectures, as well as the maintenance of the galleries and gardens of the landmarked Gilded Age mansion.

Take a closer look at chicest guests and the ambiance:


Avishan Bodjnoud; Photo: Carl Timpone/BFA.com


Natalie Bloomingdale and Lilah Ramzi; Photo: Carl Timpone/BFA.com


Polina Proshkina; Photo: Carl Timpone/BFA.com


Andrew Nodell, Sam Moorkamp, and Molly Moorkamp; Photo: Carl Timpone/BFA.com


Emma Fredwall and Steering Committee Member Larry Milstein; Photo: Carl Timpone/BFA.com


Wes Gordon and Chairman Paul Arnhold; Photo: Carl Timpone/BFA.com


Toby Milstein, wearing ESCADA; Photo: Carl Timpone/BFA.com


Elaine Welteroth and Honorary Chairman and Creative Director of ESCADA Niall Sloan; Photo: Carl Timpone/BFA.com


Laura Day Webb, wearing ESCADA; Photo: Carl Timpone/BFA.com


Anita Saggurti; Photo: Carl Timpone/BFA.com


Tijana Ibrahimovic

Tijana is an entertainment journalist and television personality. Born in Serbia, Tijana moved to the United States as an international student. Upon graduating, she worked as a news anchor for the National Television Channel in Serbia. Since, she came back to New York City and has covered high end social events,red carpets, film premieres, and fashion shows. Some of her most noted interviews are with Oscar de la Renta, Joan Rivers, Kelsey Grammar, Bette Midler, Debra Messing, Ashanti and many more. She was a regular on Wetpaint’s show, The Tea.

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