The highly anticipated episode of BRAVO’s MADFASHION featuring TRACY STERN’s Over the Top Tea Party to Benefit Success for Kids, premiered at the Core Club. The entire cast of Bravo’s new hit show that chronicles Project Runway alum Chris March and his eccentric team’s creation of one-of-a-kind designs for his high-profile clientele, showed up in full force. Chris March, Izzy Decauwert, Christine Brown and Jake Kelsey filled the screening room with reminiscent laughter while snacking on Salontea Truffled Popcorn in a scene that could have rivaled any mad hatter party.
Tracy Stern was also joined by friends such as Phillip Bloch, Coralie Charriol, Ian Gerard, Lucia Hwong-Gordon, Campion Platt, Tana Chung, and more. March and his team, who designed Jennifer Coolidge’s Mardi-Gras float ensemble and model Chrissy Teigen’s gown for the MET Costume Ball, pushes the boundaries of fashion and challenges clients’ comfort zones — but Tracy Stern has no problem with that, welcoming the fashion adventure with flair.The episode showcases Tracy as the ultimate society hostess and her fun and fabulous take on throwing effortless parties to celebrate life and friends. “Enjoy Life. Drink Tea. CelebrateOften….” is the international tea provocateur’s mantra.
Resplendent in a dramatic Chris March creation reminiscent of a modern Marie Antoinette and dripping in jewels from R.S. Durant, Tracy greets her guests in the show with aplomb and treats them to unique tea canapés and swee tdelectables from recipes in her books, paired with specially blended hot and cold teas as well as tea-infused cocktails.At the screening last night, Tracy Stern was a royal vision in a purple silk jumpsuit of her own design (available in June 2012 upon launch of her new fashion apparel label), purple fur stole and Nicole Romano jewelry. Tracy’s passion for tea parties and the dialogue around such affairs isshared with her love of individual style that goes beyond mere fashion. A fixture on AvenueMagazine’s “Best Dressed” list for 5 consecutive years and a red carpet style icon, Tracy is launching a new line of society party dresses, giving TEA COUTURE a whole newmeaning. That’s not all — Tracy is opening a lifestyle boutique in Los Angeles which is sure to become a vibrant celebrity salon for fashion, vintage, accessories, sipping tea and good conversation. The founder of and creative visionary behind SALONTEA, a line of specially blended teas and tea-Infused products as well as extraordinary tea salons, Tracy is an extraordinary entrepreneur, designer, artist and lifestyle personality who aims to bring joy and celebration into our lives. Devotees of SALONTEA include Oprah Winfrey, Kim Cattrall, Blaine Trump, CandaceBushnell and many more. Tracy has appeared in numerous media (O the Oprah Magazine, ElleDécor, Elle, InStyle, Marie Claire, Glamour, W, WWD, Good Morning America, Donny Deutsch and much more) and is the author of Creative Living, Entertaining with Tea and most recently, Tea Party: 20 Themed Tea Parties, which is available on www.amazon.com. For more information please see www.salontea.com.