Doing her bit for the kids, Gwyneth Paltrow (above) was the guest of honour last night for the launch of Rumble in the Jumble - a fundraising designer clothes sale at the Boiler House, Brick Lane (from Nov 7-9) in aid of children's charity Kids Company, of which Paltrow is a patron. Rifling through the bargain bins was model Ben Grimes, pop star Adele, actress Tolula Adeyemi and buxom burlesque diva Immodesty Blaize.
Established Brit artist Sam Taylor-Wood (second right) unveiled her new show Yes I No at her estranged husband Jay Jopling’s White Cube gallery, Mason's Yard last night - her first exhibition there since 2004.
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To mark his design company's quarter-century, Nicky Haslam threw a stately party at Parkstead House, Roehampton last night - inviting just some of his many celebrity pals. A number of royals dropped by including Princess Michael of Kent (centre, with India Hicks left, and Prince Michael of Kent, right), as well as A-list actor Keanu Reeves and unstoppable heiress Paris Hilton.
The art world descended on Regent's Park last night for the launch of its annual hurrah, the Frieze Art Fair 2008. Industry stalwarts like Charles Saatchi mingled with the new generation (including Dasha Zhukova, centre, with Olympia Scarry, left, and Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst, right) and a host of celebrity enthusiasts such as teen-actress Emma Watson, singer Lily Allen and film director Sofia Coppola.
Sotheby's auction house was the venue last night for the launch of historian Andrew Roberts' new book, Masters and Commanders (Allen Lane, £25). A gamut of prestigious guests turned out for the event, including Tory leaders past and present (Thatcher, Cameron, Hague, Howard, Duncan Smith), TV anchorwoman Emily Maitlis (left) and Andrea Catherwood (right, with Phoebe Vela centre) and various aristocrats, among them the Earl Spencer.
Tracey Emin launched her new work of art – a travelling chess set (pictured above with Emin and her father Enver) – at the RS&A gallery, North London yesterday. Joining the celebrations were supermodel friend Kate Moss, Moss's former beau Jefferson Hack and his fiancee Anouck Lepere, sometime rock wives Jerry Hall and Jo Wood and fellow Brit artist Tim Noble.