Italian fashion designer, Valentino Garavani, hosted Sala Bianca 945 Event, and was photographed on the red carpet for the opening of the event in New York on 10th December 2014. In addition to Valentino, Francisco Costa (Women's Creative Director of Calvin Klein Collection) appeared at the arrivals photo-shoot.
Indian-born American cookbook author, actress, model and television host, Padma Lakshmi, was also in attendance. As was Tommy Hilfiger, American fashion designer, and his wife Dee Ocleppo. British architect, Sir David Chipperfield also made an appearance, along with Evelyn Stern.
Corgan took to Instagram to confirm rumours of new Pumpkins material, saying the first songs could arrive as early as May.