Yes, that Ken, as in Barbie's boyfriend. For his big birthday, Mattel went all out to celebrate at the swanky auction house with live Ken model's wearing looks by the coolest menswear designers of the moment.
"The bidders egos are the main reason for the inflated prices," Luis Accorsi told us. "The eagerness to win, one person over the other." Nevertheless, it's hard not to be taken in by the energy in the room.
Let the drum-rolls begin -- Simon dePury, the market-savvy chairman of Phillips de Pury & Company, was at hand to christen the new Park Avenue location for the inaugural preview of the Part 1-Contemporary Art Evening Sale.