A Garden, Hats, Shopping, and Beautiful Tomatoes

Our Summer Garden Party on August 15 at Luna Piena in NYC was a delightful sea of women in beautiful hats, enjoying wine, food, and shopping!

Co-hosts Randie Levine-Miller, Cheryl Benton, Anne Akers

The 3Ts Mother and Daughter Team, Cheryl Benton and Roni Jenkins

Fabulous hat creation by Judy Katz

Suzy Meyer rocks a hat too.

Jane Goldman was awarded best hat by judge Carol Gershman.

Judy Davis, Pretty in Pink.

The Head Tomato and Mr. Tomato

Great Venue.

Located at 243 E. 53rd Street, New York City

Cheryl Benton with Luna Piena co-owner, Violeta Bojovic

Many thanks to Violeta Bojovic, co-owner of Luna Piena and her entire staff.  The food is fabulous and the garden patio (which is enclosed with a roof and open all year long) is perfect for booking your next party too.

Wonderful shopping vendors.

There was something for everyone.  We have featured them all below with links to their web site, because the shopping opportunities did not end that night.

Fun Raffles.

Also, thanks to the generous donations of raffle prizes from these folks: Tickets to Curvy Widow, a 2 hour session with Judy Katz, award-winning ghostwriter, a relationship session with Chery Lazarus, a Jin Shin Jyutsu® healing session with Patty Bayer Troup, a fab skin serum from Max&Jane.

And the winner of the best hat?

Jane Goldman won best hat, selected by judge Carol Sue Gershman.

Carol Sue Gershman, our secret judge, selected Jane Goldman.  Thanks to Gabrielle Carlson for presenting one of her beautiful scarves for the winner.  But truly, all our Tomatoes were winners.

Jane Goldman wearing the beautiful scarf presented to her by Gabrielle Carlson.

Special thanks to Jan Goldstoff for all of these fabulous photos.  Jan is available for your next event.Tel: (212) 666-9429; Cell: (917) 553-0547 jangoldstoff@nyc.rr.com

Missed the Party? You Can Still Shop!

Designer Clothes & Jewelry.

Tomatoes flocked to NYC Designer Gabrielle Carlson to view her lovely creations for women of all shapes and sizes, and unique jewelry finds too. Visit her pop up store 47th and Lexington Ave., NYC.

Astrology Readings.

Pamela Cucinell is a gifted astrologer. Attendees loved her mini-readings. Learn more and get a full reading.

Intention Bracelets.

Mark Houle is an internationally known Medium and Healer who uses sound therapy. His intention bracelets, 35 different kinds, each infused with sound were a huge hit.

Natural Line of Skin Care Products.

Thayer Barkley introduced Tomatoes to MaxandJane’s nourishing skin care products use 22 different herbs and 11 essential oils grown on a high desert farm in New Mexico. Tomatoes were stocking up.

Kombucha Tea.

Tomatoes had a chance to sample and buy this fermented tea from Health-Ade, naturally containing probiotics and healthy organic acids. Known as the “Immortal Health Elixir” by the Chinese, it’s been around for over 2,000 years.

The Carlisle Holiday Collection and More.

Tomatoes got to meet Ella Newman who introduced them to the Carlisle’s beautiful collection of fur infinity scarves, wraps, and ponchos in cashmeres and other lux materials.

Fine Handwoven Jewelry & Scarves.

Designer Laura Kass will have several of her beautiful light-weight one-of-a-kind designs fashion from exclusive fibers in a multitude of colors and textures. It’s lightweight and comfortable to wear.

HighTea from the T Salon.

This is not your mother’s high tea. Tomatoes got to meet TSalon founder Miriam Novalle and got to sample and buy some of the TSalon’s fabulous line of healing teas.

 

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