Valentino Garavani, Vanessa Williams attend the New York City Ballet Spring gala: PHOTOS

Last night, New York society turned out in full to celebrate the annual spring gala for the New York City Ballet. Nearly 700 guests attended the fete, and were treated to lively performances of  Alexei Ratmansky’s “Odessa,” Peter Martins’ “Jeu de Cartes,” Christopher Wheeldon’s “After the Rain Pas de Deux” and George Balanchine’s “Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux.” 

In total, the event raised over $2 million for the ballet. Notable guests included Valentino Garavani, Vanessa Williams, Rachel Antonoff, Lesley Stahl, Jill Kargman, Jean Shafiroff, Michael Cerveris, Frederic Fekkai, and Leonard and Judy Glickman Lauder.