Thursday, September 20th, DKNY, Veronique Gabai-Pinsky & Beatrice Dupire celebrated the unveiling of the short film Intense, by Enrique Badulescu, at The Hole Gallery in New York City. The event helped support Free Arts NYC, with music curated by André Saraiva.
Guests including Michael Avedon, Edwige Belmore, Kelly Killoren Bensimon, Natane Boudreau, Athena & Victor Calderone, Lady Liliana Cavendish, Garth Condit, Maria Cornejo, Donna D’Cruz, Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Jordan Doner, Andrew Dosunmu, Cary Estes Leitzes, Miguel Fabregas, Cindy Farkas Glanzrock, Marilyn Gauthier, Travis Given, Rojan Gregory, Rachel Heller, Nur Khan, Charlotte Kidd, Jesper Lannung, Fern Mallis, Pietro Quaglia, Bob Recine, Hilary Rhoda (Estée Lauder Spokesmodel), Olivia Sandelman, Eve Therond, Ike Ude, Mai Ueda, Francesca Vuillemin, Katherine Waterston, DeMarquis Young, among many others were able to get the first look at the short film as well as the intense makeover of the cult classic fragrance DKNY Be Delicious.
DKNY Be Delicious Intense – Inspired by the promise of New York, the “Be Delicious Intense” short film is collaboration between visionary Veronique Gabai-Pinsky, Creative Director Beatrice Dupire, and Videographer Enrique Badulescu. This film translates the emotions of a fragrance into a multi-sensorial experience, exploring the intensity of our senses and the memories associated with them.
Veronique Gabai-Pinsky, Global Brand President of The Estée Lauder Companies’ Aramis and Designer Fragrances (ADF) division, oversees the global business for the Aramis, Lab Series Skincare for Men, Coach, Tommy Hilfiger Toiletries, Donna Karan Cosmetics, Michael Kors Beauty, and has recently introduced to the portfolio, Zegna, Marni and Tory Burch. She is a member of The Committee of 200, Fashion Group International and Cosmetic Executive Women and is on the Board of Directors for Free Arts NYC.
Béatrice Dupire is an International creative strategist based in New York and founder of the Think Tank Th(e) Influencer, a highly anticipative visual report. As a strategist advisor for International groups in the luxury and advertising industries, Béatrice Dupire’s work is based on alternative thinking and inspirational direction.
Enrique Badulescu, originally from Mexico City, developed a keen interest for art photography and reportage while studying in Munich, Germany. After two years in New York, he relocated to London and began to work for magazines such as The Face, Arena, where he was allowed to develop and experiment with his photography.
Free Arts NYC provides under-served children and families with a unique combination of educational arts and mentoring programs that can help them to foster the self-confidence and resiliency needed to realize their fullest potential.