NYC’s PR Conductor Matthew Cancel of Cancel Communications celebrates his Birthday Fault Style

Matthew Cancel + Devin Kasparian | Caroline Vazzana | Tess Bernstein

Last Wednesday, April 12th, NYC publicist, Matthew Cancel, hosted his birthday party at the Ainsworth Chelsea. The evening was celebrated alongside some NYC’s most notable socialites and creatives, emerging and established magazine editors, and top executives across music, fashion and entertainment.

Juan Zenon, Fashion Stylist | Davis Burleson + Serena Shahid + Tess Bernstein | Jae Hurley

Splashed across the screens was a megamix of music videos from some of Matthew’s favorite artists including BLACKPINK, Tate McRae, Paramore, All Time Low, Britney Spears, and Selena Gomez, while delicious and hysterically named drinks (Gay Water & The Spicy Aries) flowed from sponsors, Body Vodka and Casa Del Sol.

Sam Olsen, SEVENTEEN Magazine

VIPs included Blake Abbie of Bling Empire New York, SiriusXM host and creator, Davis Burleson, Supermodel, Teddy Quinlivan, singer, Gabi Demar, hair superstar/beauty mogul, Brad Mondo, singer/songwriter, Maude Latour, TikTok superstar, Emely Moreno, food creator/Edible Brooklyn cover star, Nasim Lahbichi, skinfluencer, Ivan Lam, singer/songwriter, Kentö, and Kim Petras’/Jonas Brothers’ photographer, Devin Kasparian. 

Teddy Quinlivan, Supermodel | Tess Bernstein + Mateo Palacio | Gabi Demar

As the night continued, the guestlist began to look similar to a NYFW after party with attendees including Samuel Maude and Madison Rexroat of ELLE, Danielle Fox of Instyle, Dylan Kelly of HYPEBEAST, Sam Olson of Seventeen, Kendall Becker of Coveteur/R29, and Will Linnendol of Good Morning America. Industry execs included Tim Cush of NBCUniversal, Jennifer Geisser of NBCUniversal/Bravo/E! News, Jocelin Clayton of Tom Ford Beauty,Fran Martin of Sunday Riley, Greg Holtzman of Related, CJ Hernandez of Instagram and Jess Alper and Joseph Bongiorni of Saks Fitth Ave. 

Silvana Orozco | Fran Martin, Sunday Riley + Nolan Meaders | Sam Olsen, SEVENTEEN Magazine + Will Martinez | Sean Conners + Matthew Cancel + Val Guillement of Sean and Val

Proving that the industry’s hottest publicists do in fact play nicely, the evening also included some of Matthew’s long time friends and colleagues including Jess Mano of The Lede Company, Stephanie Martinez and Adriana Velic of KCD, Abigayil Klein of Factory PR, Alexandra Sanchez of Elite World Group, Christian Perez of Rachel Harrison Communications and Jack Ryan of Platform PR

Who: Blake Abbie (Bling Empire NY), Teddy Quinlivan, Brad Mondo, Emely Moreno, Gabi Demar, Davis Burleson, Serena Shahidi, Ivan Lam, Devin Kasparian (Kim Petras/Jonas Brothers photographer), Nasim Lahbichi, Maude Latour, Luca Mornet, Vincenzo Dimino, Kentö, Ryan Bailey Potter