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Tuxes and Tiaras at the Met Ball and Childhood Foundation Gala

By Marcus Samuelsson | May 10, 2012

Marcus and Maya at the Met Ball

I always like to be out and about, but it’s rare that I have the opportunity to don my best two nights in a row. I’m sure you heard about the Costume Institute’s Met Ball (if you haven’t, it’s the fashion industry’s night to get as wild and glamorous as they can be), and Maya and I were beyond thrilled to attend this year’s opening of “Schiaperelli & Prada: Impossible Conversations“.

We both wore Ralph Lauren (Maya looked impossibly stunning) and the scene was just fantastic. Bruno Mars performed (his renditions of “Dirty Diana” and “Roxanne” killed!) and I got to catch up with some of my favorite Knicks players: Amar’e, Carmelo, Tyson. We sat with Chelsea Handler and Andre Balazs, chatted with Kanye and Rick Ross, and I took this gorgeous photo of Maya with Queen B. Read More

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