Last Saturday evening, electro-pop recording artist Sir Ivan hosted an unforgettable album release party at his lavish mansion in the Hamptons. Transporting his guests from the city by way of several chartered Hampton Jitneys, we felt VIP the minute we stepped onto the bus.
The arrival at his estate entrance was somewhat dramatic with a driveway full of security and even event staff handing out capes for attendees to wear. Sir Ivan requested his guests don an extreme dress code of exotic animals and bizarre creature costumes. Our reward was a very memorable party that featured over-the-top décor, constantly flowing bottles of champagne and open-bar all night.
The castle, dubbed La La Land which also happens to be the name of Sir Ivan’s album, is as over the top as one might guess. With a backyard that mimics Hugh Hefner’s setup in Los Angeles, we now know why his home is nicknamed the “Playboy Mansion of the East Coast.” His infinity-edge pool is flanked with a stone statue of his girlfriend and it overlooks his private tennis court and sand volleyball court. Even the light fixtures on the house are accented with gargoyles that enhance the mystery of his home.
Hors d’oeuvres and dinner were catered by the famous Kutsher’s restaurant in NYC’s Tribeca and we were in love with the spread of pastrami sandwiches and decadent caviar ensemble. While camped out in one of Sir Ivan’s gigantic backyard cabanas we were able to take in all of the sights and really see how much detail had gone into entertaining us for the night.
Celebrating his new single and music video release, Real Housewives of New York reality stars Ramona Singer and Sonja Tremont-Morgan got to see the man of the hour in action with a special performance inside the mansion. They were also overheard talking about the swanky $10,000 mobile restrooms that he had rented for the party.
Can you tell this guy had a little too much fun at the party?
Not only was there a full size carousel for guests to play on, but Sir Ivan went a step further by placing oversized glow-in-the-dark ladybug golf carts in every corner of the yard. (You’ll be seeing those at the next Burning Man, FYI) Even as we boarded the bus for the ride back to the city, Sir Ivan sent guests home with custom gift bags bearing the party’s logo which included copies of his CD and commemorative shirts. Most notable was the heartfelt letter sharing his support for The Trevor Project, which the entire evening benefited with Sir Ivan’s generous donation of $100,000 from his Peaceman Foundation.
Congrats on the new album Sir Ivan! To view video from Sir Ivan’s outrageous party and musical performance click here.
You throw one heck of a party,