James Cameron Gets Sex for Dummies, Posh and Posen Avoid a Faux Pas

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What better time to be a celebrity in New York than Fashion Week? The HMFIC himself, James Cameron, enjoyed a toast in his honor at Michael’s, though he was momentarily flustered when Dr. Ruth Westheimer presented him with some Sex for Dummies key chains to promote her new book. Designers Zac Posen and Victoria Beckham narrowly avoided a huge faux pas by booking their after-parties at the Gramercy Park Hotel. Luckily Posen picked the Rose Bar downstairs with Russel Simmons and J. Alexander, and Posh received the royal treatment upstairs at the Roof Club & Garden where she and her design team feasted on a meal which included steak, sea bass, and mini red velvet cupcakes, prepared especially for them by Danny Meyer. Read our complete roundup of boldface dining, below.

Wine and Roses: Supermodel Brooke Shields showed off her superb pout as she indulged in a glass of white wine at the UWS bar. [Page Six/NYP]

Café Boulud : Rocker Mick Jagger enjoyed the french fare with two dinner companions who bore a suspicious resemblance to his baby-mama Luciana Morad and their son, Lucas. [Page Six/NYP]

Roof Club & Garden at the Gramercy Park Hotel: After working the full frenzy of Fashion Week, Victoria Beckham treated her design team to a decadent meal topped off by a variety of rich desserts, all chosen for them by Danny Meyer. [People]

Strip House: R&B; star John Legend ate at this saucily named New York steakhouse.[Page Six/NYP]

Elio’s: Matt Damon and Robert Downey Jr. got cozy with their wives over some warm Italian fare at the Second Avenue eatery. [Page Six/NYP]

Michael’s: Avatar director James Cameron was toasted at a lunch held in his honor by Les Moonves, Ken Burns, Ellen Burstyn, Parker Posey, Jane Rosenthal, and Dr. Ruth Westheimer. [Page Six/NYP]

Serendipity 3: Professional gossip and pot-stirrer Wendy Williams ate lunch with her son at the perennially packed dessert destination. [Page Six/NYP]

Rose Bar: Zac Posen ate Kobe-beef burgers and steamed edamame as he celebrated his Fashion Week success with Russell Simmons, Maggie Rizer, America’s Next Top Model’s J. Alexander, and a whole lot of Champagne. [People]