Glam Squads

One of the city’s largest galas, hosted by the Altus Foundation and the mayor’s office, once again raised more than $1 million. Emceed by Tyra Banks and featuring a performance by pop star Taylor Thi, the event was attended by 1,300 guests, who bid on items like trips to the Super Bowl, the Grammys — and to Bali! Meanwhile, another 1,000 people packed the ballroom of the Post Oak Hotel for the inaugural Karya Kares Foundation gala, which benefited youth programs in the United States and India.

Ashwin Shetty at ‘Karya’
Ashwin Shetty at ‘Karya’


Nick Florescu and Dominique Sachse, Tyra Banks and Taseer Badar at ‘Altus’
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