Maria and Kenneth Fishel welcomed guests to their Bridgehampton, NY estate for the second annual Polo Hamptons presented by Porsche and celebrating the evening’s host and Social Life Magazine July 4th, 2018 cover girl, designer, TV personality and entrepreneur, Rachel Zoe.
Notable attendees included: Rachel Zoe, Rodger Berman, Maria and Kenneth Fishel, Bradley Fishel, Melissa Fishel, Zach Erdem, Social Life Publisher Justin Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief Devorah Rose, Eric and Catherine DeMarchelier, Andrea Correale, Andrea Catsimatidis, Tamara Feuer, Rebecca Knox, Justina Adorno, Ruth Miller, Regina Kravitz, Joe DiMenna, Martin Pepa, Hugo Tagliaferro, Danny Tagliaferro.
It was a family affair as Maria and Kenneth Fishel were joined by their two children, Melissa and Bradley. The cover star arrived in a flowy floral dress with her husband Rodger Berman and two children, Kaius and Skyler, posing for pictures with Social Life Publisher Justin Mitchell, Editor in Chief Devorah Rose, Maria and Kenneth Fishel and celebrity caterer Andrea Correale.
Over 600 guests enjoyed an exclusive Laurent-Perrier champagne bar and hors d’oeuvres from New York & Hampton’s caterer Elegant Affairs as they watched the thrilling Polo match. The celebrated fashion designer posed with fans and spoke about her Rachel Zoe Collection, The Zoe Report and her subscription box, Box of Style. Known for being a stylist to the stars, Rachel has worked with Hollywood’s hottest stars including Anne Hathaway, Keira Knightly, Jennifer Garner, Kate Beckinsale, Liv Tyler and Nicole Richie.
The event was sponsored by Porsche, Social Life Magazine, Laurent-Perrier champagne, Elegant Affairs, Turks & Caicos Tourism and Dawn & Frank Bodenchak for Sotheby’s International Realty. A portion of all proceeds from the afternoon were donated to a local Hamptons charity.
Social Life magazine is the premier luxury publication for the Hamptons. The content – which covers the luxury lifestyle on the local, national, and international levels – targets a captive audience of high-net worth and high-income individuals who summer on the East End of Long Island.
Discerning readers turn to Social Life to peruse photos from the most exclusive society events, view sophisticated fashion editorials, and read in-depth interviews with celebrities and leading figures in real estate, travel, and art. By providing the readership with unparalleled content, Social Life has established itself as the “must read” magazine for jet-setters, tastemakers, and the Manhattan and Hamptons elite.
Photo Credit: Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com
About Maria and Kenneth Fishel
Kenneth, CEO of family-run New York based luxury real estate agency Renaissance Properties, and wife Maria, a prominent socialite, arts patron and philanthropist, are dedicated to charitable giving through numerous arts, animal rights, health-related, and civic improvement causes. Since 2009, the Fishels have been strong supporters of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, where they have been instrumental in raising funds to help minimize and eradicate the scourges of cancer. A longtime staple of the Hamptons, the Fishels have also hosted three of the tennis matches for the Charles Evans ProAM Tournament as part of the Annual Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) benefit at their 16-acre Bridgehampton estate. Among some of the other charities they have been involved in are Chabad Center for Jewish Life, Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, The PAW Project, NoHo Business Improvement District and the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund. Kenneth serves on the boards of Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, Community Housing Improvement Corporation and Noho New York Business Improvement District. As philanthropists, not only are the Fishels grateful for the opportunity to serve and contribute to so many worthwhile organizations, they are also proud to pass along this tradition to their two children, Melissa and Bradley. The Fishel children are defining the next generation of philanthropy by serving in the Millennial Society of the SWCRF. Melissa has worked closely with the Samuel Waxman Cancer Foundation Research team, and Bradley Fishel participates in the PCF Benefit ProAM Tournament where he gains millennial support from his peers.