Jean Shafiroff Hosts Cocktails With Oscar De La Renta & Historical Society Of Palm Beach County 

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Martin and Jean Shafiroff, the Historical Society of Palm Beach County, and Oscar de la Renta held a private cocktail event in Manhattan to celebrate the upcoming grand exhibition, “Endless Summer: Palm Beach Resort Wear,” presented in partnership with The Palm Beaches and opening November 9 at the Richard and Pat Johnson History Museum in West Palm Beach, owned by the Historical Society of Palm Beach County.

The luxury brand’s support of the exhibit also celebrates an ongoing collaboration to preserve and share fashion history in Palm Beach. Oscar de la Renta’s CEO Alex Bolen said, “We are thrilled to partner with the Historical Society of Palm Beach County to celebrate Palm Beach’s unique place in fashion history with the ‘Endless Summer: Palm Beach Resort Wear’ exhibition. Further, we appreciate the generosity and hospitality of our dear friends Jean and Martin Shafiroff in celebrating this exciting launch in Palm Beach.”

More than 140 guests at the celebration enjoyed a special fashion presentation of Oscar de la Renta’s brand-new styles. A private dinner followed the event. Jean Shafiroff, who wore an Oscar de la Renta gowns from the Spring 2024 collection, said, “The work of the Historical Society of Palm Beach County is important to all of us. As our identity, art, and culture must be preserved for future generations.”

New York State Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright presented a Citation to both Jean Shafiroff and Jeremy Johnson, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Historical Society of Palm Beach County, honoring the nonprofit “for its dedicated mission to preserve, collect, and bring the rich history and cultural heritage of Palm Beach County to life.” Johnson expressed his gratitude to Martin and Jean Shafiroff and to Oscar de la Renta in Palm Beach and Manhattan. “It is exciting to meet others that not only appreciate our mission, but also join us in moving it forward.”

“Endless Summer,” which will open with an invitation-only reception on November 8, will remain on view through May 2024.

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