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Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff Celebrates Art Basel Miami 2021 with Art of Style Party at Hotel Croydon

Author, TV host, and philanthropist Jean Shafiroff hosted the Celebrating the Art of Style party at Hotel Croydon in Miami Beach, FL to kick off Art Basel Miami 2021. Jean was adorned in an Oscar de la Renta dress from the Spring 2022 Collection with complimenting fuchsia colored gloves. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres were served as guests, celebrities, and art enthusiasts converged on the South Beach hot spot in celebration of one of the biggest art events of the year. Leading galleries from five continents exhibit significant works by masters of modern and contemporary art, as well as a new generation of emerging stars, at this year’s Art Basel show.

Chloe Pearl, Jean Shafiroff, Ariel Swedroe ©Patrick McMullan
Peter Thomas Roth ©Patrick McMullan

Notable attendees included: Jean Shafiroff, Peter Thomas Roth, Ray Mancini, Ray Mancini Jr., Craig Singer, Ariel Swedroe, Chloe Pearl, Maria Fishel, Kenneth Fishel, Nicole Noonan, Steven Knobel, Paola Bacchini, Margaret Luce, Carmen D’Alessio, Ruth Miller, Pamela Morgan, Maya Johnson, Lauren Day Roberts, Lee Fryd, Stacy Engman, Curtis D. Young, Phaon Spurlock, Lieba Nesis, Carol Wilkinson, Lucia Hwong Gordon, Ian Donahue, Ezequiel DeLaRosa, Ana Stone, Ron Burkhardt, Amber Love Bond, Marie Assante, and Gigi Robinson.

About Jean Shafiroff: Jean Shafiroff is a philanthropist, humanitarian, TV host, writer, and the author of the book “Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life By What You Give”. Jean is often referred to as “the first lady of philanthropy” by the press because of her generosity and extensive work as a volunteer fundraiser and leader in the philanthropic world. She serves on the boards of many charitable organizations and each year chairs upwards of eight different charity galas. Among the many causes she champions are those involved in women’s rights, rights of the underserved, health care, and animal welfare.

Jean serves on the boards of the American Humane, Southampton Hospital Association, NYC Mission Society, French Heritage Society, Couture Council of the Museum at FIT, Global Strays, New York Women’s Foundation, Casita Maria, and Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation Honorary Board. A Catholic, she served on the board of the Jewish Board for 28 years and now is one of their honorary trustees.

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About Hotel Croydon: The whimsical Hotel Croydon is located in Miami’s mid-beach off Collins Avenue. Comfortable accommodations include seamless service, Tempurpedic beds, C.O. Bigelow bath products, in-house restaurant (The Tavern), complimentary cocktails nightly from 7 to 8 pm, a pool, yoga classes, and a rooftop deck with panoramic views of the ocean and city. Hang out and dine at the Tavern which offers both a wide selection of all-day dining options as well as indoor or outdoor seating to meet your mood.

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Ray Mancini Jr., Ray Mancini, Jean Shafiroff, Craig Singer ©Patrick McMullan
Ron Burkhardt ©Patrick McMullan
Jean Shafiroff ©Patrick McMullan