Jun 5, 2019 | New York |
Elle Decor fetes new Mansour showroom
Elle Decor fetes new Mansour showroom

On Wednesday evening, Elle Decor editor in chief Whitney Robinson, Mansour SoleimaniBenjamin Soleimani and A-List designer Michael S. Smith hosted a dinner to celebrate the new Mansour showroom in Manhattan and the launch of the new Michael S. Smith rug collection for Mansour. More than 100 guests attended the candle-lit dinner in the new rooftop showroom, where L.A.-based singer and trumpeter Chris Norton performed with his jazz band.

Designers from the magazine’s A-List were on hand to celebrate the opening, including James Aman, John Meeks, Niya Bascom, Anishka Clarke, Neal Beckstedt, Sasha Bikoff, Sheila Bridges, Paloma Contreras, Jamie DrakeNicole Fuller, Steven Gambrel, Young Huh, James Huniford, Alyssa Kapito, Suzanne Kasler, Garrow Kedigian, Celerie Kemble, Amy Lau, Katie and Jason Maine, Brian McCarthy, Jayne and Joan Michaels, Joy Moyler, Nick Olsen, Alex Papachristidis, Emma Jane Pilkington, Linda Pinto, Sarah Ramsey, Robert Stilin, Katie Sutton, Virginia Tupker, Ashley Whittaker and Ann Wolf. 

Elle Decor editors and contributors in attendance included Robinson, Ingrid Abramowitz, Parker Bowie Larson and Cynthia Frank. Actress/singer Vanessa Williams also joined the celebration.

Images by Kevin Lau.

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Mansour Soleimani, Whitney Robinson, Michael S. Smith and Benjamin Soleimani
Mansour Soleimani, Whitney Robinson, Michael S. Smith and Benjamin Soleimani
Mansour Soleimani, Whitney Robinson, Michael S. Smith and Benjamin Soleimani
Alex Papachristidis, Ann Wolf and Emma Jane Pilkington
Alex Papachristidis, Ann Wolf and Emma Jane Pilkington
Alex Papachristidis, Ann Wolf and Emma Jane Pilkington
James Huniford and Alyssa Kapito
James Huniford and Alyssa Kapito
James Huniford and Alyssa Kapito
Tables set for dinner
Tables set for dinner
Tables set for dinner
Chris Norton and his band
Chris Norton and his band
Chris Norton and his band
Joan Michaels, Amy Lau and Benjamin Soleimani
Joan Michaels, Amy Lau and Benjamin Soleimani
Joan Michaels, Amy Lau and Benjamin Soleimani
Designers enjoyed colorful hors d’oeuvres before dinner.
Designers enjoyed colorful hors d’oeuvres before dinner.
Designers enjoyed colorful hors d’oeuvres before dinner.
The new Mansour showroom
The new Mansour showroom
The new Mansour showroom
Tables set for dinner
Tables set for dinner
Tables set for dinner
Sheila Bridges, Brian McCarthy and Vanessa Williams
Sheila Bridges, Brian McCarthy and Vanessa Williams
Sheila Bridges, Brian McCarthy and Vanessa Williams
Jamie Drake, Mansour Soleimani, Benjamin Soleimani and Touran Soleimani
Jamie Drake, Mansour Soleimani, Benjamin Soleimani and Touran Soleimani
Jamie Drake, Mansour Soleimani, Benjamin Soleimani and Touran Soleimani
Nick Olsen, Young Huh and Paloma Contreras
Nick Olsen, Young Huh and Paloma Contreras
Nick Olsen, Young Huh and Paloma Contreras
Chris Norton
Chris Norton
Chris Norton
Anishka Clarke and Niya Bascom
Anishka Clarke and Niya Bascom
Anishka Clarke and Niya Bascom
Young Huh and Joy Moyler
Young Huh and Joy Moyler
Young Huh and Joy Moyler
Garrow Kedigian with Touran and Mansour Soleimani
Garrow Kedigian with Touran and Mansour Soleimani
Garrow Kedigian with Touran and Mansour Soleimani
John Meeks and James Aman
John Meeks and James Aman
John Meeks and James Aman
Nicole Fuller, Sasha Bikoff and Monique Gibson
Nicole Fuller, Sasha Bikoff and Monique Gibson
Nicole Fuller, Sasha Bikoff and Monique Gibson
Virginia Tupker and Scott Nelson
Virginia Tupker and Scott Nelson
Virginia Tupker and Scott Nelson
Ingrid Abramovitch and Anishka Clarke
Ingrid Abramovitch and Anishka Clarke
Ingrid Abramovitch and Anishka Clarke
A-List designers enjoyed a seated dinner in the new rug showroom.
A-List designers enjoyed a seated dinner in the new rug showroom.
A-List designers enjoyed a seated dinner in the new rug showroom.
A-List designers enjoyed a seated dinner in the new rug showroom.
A-List designers enjoyed a seated dinner in the new rug showroom.
A-List designers enjoyed a seated dinner in the new rug showroom.
Marc Karimzadeh, Whitney Robinson and Michael S. Smith
Marc Karimzadeh, Whitney Robinson and Michael S. Smith
Marc Karimzadeh, Whitney Robinson and Michael S. Smith