Inside Josie Natori's Summer Cocktail Party in New York
On July 28, 2021, New York-based designer Josie Natori hosted summer cocktails at her home on 45 East and 62nd for an all-Filipino A-list from various sectors. Desiring to celebrate the pride and glory of her heritage, Natori welcomed her 30 guests to her home and got to hear, up close, about all their accomplishments.
Federico De Vera and Josie Natori
PJ Pascual, Gina Mok Reyes, Jay Poblador and Maria Pineda
Natori on the piano
White roses and candles set the mood
Elizabeth Roxas-Dobrish, Sonja Kostich, Ayesha Maceda and Stella Abrera
As a rare treat, Natori regaled everyone with a piano performance, playing several pieces that included classic hits like Over the Rainbow, Moon River and Dahil Sa Iyo. Many of the exclusive set have never heard the concert pianist perform live and were just so delighted for the privilege.
Inside Natori’s home
Guests enjoy Natori’s music
Ernesto Floro, Sofia Elizalde and Stella Abrera
Elgene Castueras, Bea Elizalde and Natasha Zobel
Guests included Kaatsbaan’s Stella Abrera, Sofia Elizalde, Natasha Zobel, Broadway superstar Joel Llana, Business of Fashion writer Robert Cordero, Lowell Hotel’s Ernesto Floro, Penguin publisher Elda Rotor, Alvin Ailey’s Elizabeth Roxas Dobrish, Supreme Designer Gina Mok Reyes, Karla Otto, publicist Elgene Castueras, Bea Elizalde, Rural Kids’ Ayesa Maceda, Mela Bengzon and more.