NEW YORK: Essence magazine presents the b michael Fall 2001 collection during Fashion Week at The Studio in Bryant Park. (From l.) Edward Lewis, publisher and CEO, Essence Communications Partners; Cathleen Black, chairman, Magazine Publishers of America and president, Hearst Magazines; b michael, couture designer and member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.
LAS VEGAS: AOL Time Warner's People magazine and Ford Motor Co. co-sponsor a festive dinner for clients at Liberace's Las Vegas Villa during the 2001 National Automobile Dealers Association meeting. (From l.) Peter Schweitzer, president-CEO, WPP Group's J. Walter Thompson Worldwide; Connie Hudas, Detroit advertising sales director, People; Will Collins, Liberace impersonator; Jim O'Conner, president, Ford Division; Peter Bauer, publisher, People.
WASHINGTON: Bob Gardner, right, president of advertising and marketing firm Gardner Geary Coll, San Francisco, celebrates with former client Vice President Dick Cheney at an inaugural reception held at Mr. Cheney's home.
NEW YORK: Reader's Digest honors its 2001 Health Heroes during ceremonies at the Pierre Hotel. (From l.) Dom Rossi, publisher, Reader's Digest; Kellie Martin, actress and Health Hero honoree; Chris Molineaux, VP-public affairs, America's Pharmaceutical Companies.