“Tonight, the double-G is for Gucci and Goop!” Gwyneth Paltrow presided over a long, beautifully decorated table filled with flowers and A large collection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, all naturally sourced from the local Amber Waves farm in Amagansett. Last weekend, a dinner at the home of the actor and wellness guru Hamptons celebrated Gucci’s summer collection and Goop’s new beauty launch, an occasion that marked the first time the two brands have collaborated. However, Paltrow’s history with the Italian fashion house goes back much further, with the famous raspberry red tux she wore in “100” to the VMAs . (Fashion fans will remember that she wore the same look again a few years later for Gucci’s 13 anniversary show on Hollywood Boulevard 2021.)
Paltrow in a floral print Gucci maxi dress with her friend and longtime stylist Sharing the evening’s hosting duties in the garden with Elizabeth, Salzman sported her signature waist-length brown hair over a chic Gucci jersey tank and trouser suit. Together, the pair prepared a series of fascinating icebreaker questions for guests including Jodie Comer, Aerin Lauder and Gucci Westman. Her daughter Apple was also in attendance, looking ready for a summer party in a black mini dress with a bright pink Gucci bag slung over her shoulder. “First (or favorite) summer job?” photographer Cass Bird reads the first tip aloud to her seatmate, Jimmy Fallon. As it happens, the comedian landed his first gig while packing groceries in old age 13. Although he didn’t last long. “I got fired for being a whippet,” he deadpanned.
To plan the menu, Paltrow and Salzman enlisted the help of Mattia Agazzi, owner of Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura Chef, this restaurant is a popular restaurant. Michelin-starred restaurant in Beverly Hills. He described the meal as “Italy in Amagansett,” which included a delicious artichoke salad, baked cod and a delicious strawberry-lemon sorbet.
Before the party ended, Paltrow singled out her mother, Bryce Danner, for possibly unofficial VIP. “Thank you so much, Mom, for letting us walk across your lawn!”