On Saturday, April 16, 2016, HudsonMOD magazine celebrated its fourth anniversary event at the Morristown Private Airport with much success. This exclusive, VIP event reached maximum capacity with 200 guests from around the New York and New Jersey metropolitan area, who came to celebrate a continuous ‘Life Well Lived.’
As HudsonMOD’s VIP guests arrived at the private hangar, they admired a private charter jet parked outside surrounded by premium luxury autos provided by the Celebrity Motor Cars Company. As guests walked into the main venue, they were greeted by celebrity correspondent, Amber Milt, who served as the evening’s red carpet host. Celebrity guests including Bravo TV’s Vikki Zieger of Untying the Knot, Irina Shabayeva of Project Runway, Vanessa Deleon and more, joined Milt on the red carpet.
Neiman Marcus of Short Hills served as the evening’s presenting sponsor, and showcased a variety of fashionable looks throughout the event, which models showcased on high-top platforms for the crowd to see. Neiman Marcus also brought in three cases filled with fine jewels, timepieces and fashionable furs by Gorski for guests to view. Other sponsors of the evening included: Black Goose Aviation, California Closets, Camper & Nicholsons International, Dolce Viso Salon & Spa, Gorski, JR Cigars, Celebrity Motor Cars Company, Maserati of Morris County, Roche Bobois, Tom Ford and Ziegler & Zemsky, LLC.
Shannon Steitz, CEO of HudsonMOD, took stage during the event to address the crowd. “It’s a special year for us as we continue to serve as the ultimate source for a ‘Life Well Lived.’ This year, we successfully expanded into private aviation with the launch of Black Goose. Together with our partners, we are redefining private luxury aviation,” she says.
Throughout the night, guests indulged in signature drinks crafted with Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Whispering Angel Rosé samples and shots of El Mante Pasión Tequila. The Alcohol Professor also attended and hand-poured premium wine for guests to enjoy. Franco Vitella Catered Affairs whipped up delectable hors d’oeuvres including lobster rolls, a taco station, pear and Brie bites, pasta, pork sliders and much more. Towards the end of the evening, they showcased their dessert skills by dazzling the crowd with nitrogen-infused popcorn in cotton candy and chocolate caramel flavors.
VIP guests also had the pleasure of relaxing in Roche Bobois luxurious lounge areas, getting their makeup retouched with Tom Ford makeup products, their hair touched-up by staff members from Dolce Viso Salon & Spa, viewed a Maserati display that featured an ultra-rare luxury auto that is one out of 100 models in existence, as well as take photo booth photos provided by iParty Pix. DJ Lil Rye and electric violinist, Rebecca Cherry, entertained the crowd with live entertainment. As guests left the venue, they were given a swag bag filled with a Neiman Marcus gift card and more items from our sponsors.
As another anniversary event comes to a close, the momentum for HudsonMOD will continue strong. Stay tuned for more events!
Check out photos from the Anniversary Event below (and click to enlarge!)