News of the Trump victory was still sinking in as the black-tie circuit carried on. The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering held its fall party, sponsored by Valentino, Nov. 9 at the Metropolitan Club. The Natural Resources Defense Council had its Night of Comedy benefit that night, with Seth Meyers and John Oliver offering comic relief. Also that night, the Metropolitan Museum of Art hosted its Apollo Circle benefit for younger supporters in the Temple of Dendur gallery. And on Nov. 3, the Aspen Institute honored Melinda Gates and Robert K. Steel at the Plaza Hotel.
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