Washingtonian MOM Launch Party

The Washingtonian MOM Launch Party was held at Range in Chevy Chase Pavilion. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Range had several food displays set up, including this beautiful cheese and charcuterie station. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

The evening featured several types of wine, Peroni beer, and a Substitute Teacher specialty cocktail made with Tito’s vodka. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

The brains behind Washingtonian MOM—Pum Lefebure of Design Army, Washingtonian publisher Cathy Merrill Williams, and Washingtonian MOM editor Kate Bennett. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Amanda Marshall and Alicia Sokol. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Jeremy and Denise Stern. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Holly Chapple provided gorgeous hot pink florals for the evening. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Mana Rose and Jennifer Trickey of Pigtails and Crewcuts. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Range was buzzing with excited moms. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Susanna Quinn and Elizabeth Thorp. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Range servers passed several tasty hors d’oeuvres, such as these chicken pot pie fritters. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Aleksa Block and Andrea Mitchell. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Range’s Bryan Voltaggio with his wife, Jennifer, and new baby, Ever. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Nichole Pardo, Alicia Sokol, and Katie Shvartsman. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Washingtonian publisher, Cathy Merrill Williams with Morgan Stanley’s Kim Mason, Claire Meade, Elena Kochman, and Patricia Walker Pick. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Amy Walter and Kathryn Hamm. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Guests enjoyed a tasty raw bar that featured oysters, shrimp, and clams. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Christiana Campos and Hilda Staples. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Tisha Thompson with husband Blaire Anderson, their son Durke Anderson and their one-week old baby, Mads Anderson. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Aba Kwawu and Brandon Clay. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

During the event, Washingtonian asked guests for their input on future story ideas and cover stars. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Even the dads helped with ideas! Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Washingtonian publisher Cathy Williams, Fiona Maconald, Liliana Baldassari, and Jennifer Haber. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

The moms didn’t disappoint when it came to their outfits! Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Morgan Stanley’s Claire Meade and Washingtonian’s Ann Jones. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Sissy Yates, Washingtonian MOM editor Kate Bennett, and Katharine Weymouth. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Barry Beck, Susan Lacz, Washingtonian MOM cover star and Bluemercury CEO Marla Beck, and Cathy Merrill Williams. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Along with the charcuterie and raw bar stations, there was also a flatbread station featuring a variety pizzas straight from RANGE’s wood oven stove. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Washingtonian publisher Cathy Merrill Williams thanked the attendees who helped give this new publication wings. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Washingtonian publisher Cathy Merrill Williams thanked the attendees who helped give this new publication wings.

Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Ashley Arias, Aba Kwawu, Liliana Baldassari, Krystal Yoseph, Susan Lacz, and Deborah Kalkstein. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

All guests were given a Scout tote bag that included goodies such as a Washingtonian MOM umbrella, Bluemercury hand cream, a Pigtails and Crewcuts water bottle filled with shampoos and hair bows, Morgan Stanley mints, Range cookies, and more. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

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