event recaps | Sep 15, 2015 |
Cocktail party celebrates Robert Allen showroom reopening
Boh staff
By Staff

The Robert Allen showroom reopened with a grand celebration on September 10 at the brand’s midtown Manhattan location. With a 100-person guest list highlighted by appearances by Drew McGukin, Bennett Lieffer, Robin Baron, Robert Passel, Michael Tavano and other designers and industry pros, the event heralded the unveiling of brand’s newly reimagined space. Guests enjoyed oysters provided by Oysters XO and an array of New York–inspired hors d’oeuvres, including bahn-mi, falafel, pizettes and bistro burgers by Sweet Basil Catering, and drinks including prosecco, white wine, sparkling gin cocktails and sparkling vodka cocktails.

Cocktail party celebrates Robert Allen showroom reopening
Ron Marvin, Brooks Collier, Marlaina Teich, Dwayne Clark, Bob Gaynor

Cocktail party celebrates Robert Allen showroom reopening
Drew McGukin and Robin Baron

Cocktail party celebrates Robert Allen showroom reopening
Robert Passel and James Andrew

“We built this showroom with the designer in mind. Not only is beautiful and inspiring to be in but it is easy to shop. We have already received a great deal of compliments on the lighting and intuitive layout which so important for a good working environment," Philip H. Kowalczyk, president and CEO of Robert Allen, tells EAL.

Cocktail party celebrates Robert Allen showroom reopening
Yudi Kaufman and Michael Tavano

Cocktail party celebrates Robert Allen showroom reopening
Dennis Scully, Katherine Scully and James Rixner

Cocktail party celebrates Robert Allen showroom reopening
Amitabh Himatsingka, Pam Hausman, Alexis Audette and Kathy Banfe

The showroom is located at 979 Third Avenue, Suite 305, New York.

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