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Jeff Koons Says He Isn’t Retiring Anytime Soon at Ralph Lauren’s ‘Accidental Presidents’ Party

The Ralph Lauren women’s store on 72nd Street and Madison Avenue looked more like the White House on Tuesday night than the venue of the brand’s spring fashion show — which it was, two months earlier. Instead of models descending the quarter-turn staircase, a group of political actors, businesspeople and patrons of the arts gathered to celebrate Jigsaw chief executive officer Jared Cohen’s latest book, “Accidental Presidents: Eight Men Who Changed America.”
Cohen is a friend of David Lauren’s; they met through mutual friends six years ago and have since stayed close. According to Lauren, the mixed backgrounds of the guests at the party represented Cohen’s intersectional interests in history, art, science, technology and politics.
“I wish every Millennial was as well-rounded,” he laughed. “Every time I’ve had a dinner, or a lunch, or a conversation with Jared, he brings somebody fascinating to the table.”
The evening’s party was no exception. The assembly of notables included Jeff Koons, Monica Lewinsky, Wendi Deng Murdoch, Lauren Bush Lauren and Mohamed El-Erian. They each circled the Beaux-Arts mansion, taking turns checking out the glass case in the middle of the room that held artifacts from antique store University Archives precious enough to make any

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