Sam Edelman Celebrates the Second Annual Longines Masters of New York
Last night, Georgina Bloomberg and EEM hosted the Riders Masters Cup Draw Party in celebration of the second annual Longines Masters of New York. The party kicked off the second edition of the U.S. leg of the international equestrian showjumping competition, which will take place at NYCB LIVE, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, over the coming weekend.
The Draw Party, held at Bloomberg Philanthropies, welcomed the world’s top equestrian riders Olympians McLain Ward and Lucy Davis, and more to announce the five official dueling pairs for the Riders Masters Cup, a head-to-head competition during the Longines Masters of New York on Saturday, April 27th which will pit riders from the US against riders from Europe. Sporting custom uniforms designed by H&M, Riders USA and Riders Europe dueling pairs include: Lillie Keenan v. Pius Schweizer, Harrie Smolders v. Beezie Madden, Laura Chapot v. Darragh Kenny, Olivier Philippaerts v. McLain Ward, and Devin Ryan v. Edward Levy.
After the official draw, iconic American lifestyle brand Sam Edelman hosted and toasted the international competitors at one of Manhattan’s most stylish spots, Goldbar. Guests sipped on craft cocktails inspired by the brand’s signature product, danced to a live set by fashion model and DJ, Pamela Tick, and celebrated with some of the world’s top athletes set to compete in the four-day Olympic-level show jumping competition.
Notable Guests in attendance included: Georgina Bloomberg (Equestrian), Christophe Ameeuw (CEO and Founder of EEM), Joey Wolffer (Equestrian and Co-Owner of Wolffer Estate), and Olympians McLain Ward and Lucy Davis. Check out all the fabulous party pics below.