| Mar 31, 2014 |
Designers create chairs with personal flair for benefit sale
Boh staff
By Staff

The Society Boutique of Memorial Sloan Kettering (formerly the Society of MSK Thrift Shop) has teamed up with top designers to present the first “Interior Designer Slipper Chair Sale” featuring more than 40 slipper chairs envisioned by the designers, which will be sold April 9-10 to benefit the Society.

Chairs designed by Adrienne Neff and Stephanie Stokes

Participating designers include Eric Cohler, Thom Filicia for Sedgwick & Brattle, Victoria Hagan, Celerie Kemble, Mary McDonald, Todd Alexander Romano, Bunny Williams, Kathy Abbott, Beth Blake for Blake, Meg Braff, Ginger Brewton, Brockschmidt and Coleman, Timothy Brown, Lilly Bunn, Guy Clark, Cullman & Kravis, Inc., Ernest de la Torre, Fawn Galli, S.R. Gambrel, Inc., Sallie Giordano for Leta Austin Foster & Associates, Courtney Moss for Glamourpuss, Susan Zises Green, Mark Hampton LLC, Kathleen Hay Designs, Young Huh, Teri Brajewski and Anisa Romero for Interior Provisions, Robyn and Sara Karp, Bryant Keller Interiors, Laura Kirar, David Kleinberg, Richard Keith Langham, Robert Lindgren, Becky McDermott, McMillen Inc., Adrienne Neff, Amanda Nisbet, Oomph, Katie Ridder, Lee Robinson, Parker Rogers II, Jonathan Rosen, Ruger Interiors, Stephanie Stokes, Stephen Sills Associates, Victoria Vought and Amy Raiter.

Chairs designed by Oomph and Todd Alexander Romano

Highlights of the sale include Kemble’s absinthe green floral slipper chair; Romano’s pair of late 19th Century Napoleon III “Turkish Style” low chairs; Abbott’s Hadley slipper chair with a diamond tufted rolled back, tight shaped seat upholstered in iconic hand-printed Alan Campbell linen fabric; and Stokes’ antique French caned black slipper chair in Kent white finish with Scalamandré pink stripe silk and vintage trim donated by The Antique and Artisan Center Upholstery and Design Studio of Stamford, CT.

The Society Boutique is located at 1440 Third Avenue (between 81st and 82nd Streets) and will be open from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9, and Thursday, April 10, for the sale. Proceeds from the Designer Slipper Chair Sale Event will support The Society of MSK, a volunteer-led organization within MSK hospital dedicated to promoting the well being of patients, supporting cancer research, and providing public education on the early prevention, detection and treatment of cancer.

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