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Party Planner to the Stars Preston Bailey: Celeb "Surprises" in the Works



    Celeb event planner Preston Bailey revealed at his book launch bash last night that he's planning some high-profile events for star clients -- and even has a wedding in the works..

    “There’s a couple of surprises coming up this year, there’s a couple of celebrity weddings,” Bailey said during the star-studded launch of his latest book "Preston Bailey Celebrations" at the 69th Regiment Armory Thursday night.

    Bailey, the go-to event designer for megawatt stars such as Oprah and Ivanka Trump, said he's planning one such high-profile event for April but remained tight-lipped about the details.

    The "Celebrations" launch was in keeping with the types of grand affairs Bailey plans for his clients with a runway cascading from the ceiling, go-go dancers, towers of desserts and performances from disco queens Martha Wash and Gloria Gaynor.

    Billy Joel's ex-wife Katie Lee and Oprah favorite interior designer Nate Berkus were among those who showed up to support Bailey last night.

    “He’s one of the great, great talents of our city,” Berkus said. “You never know what’s going to happen on the other side of the threshold when Preston’s in charge.” 

    Renowned for hooking up his A-list clientele with incredible event experiences, Bailey sought to lavish his brand of fabulousness on party-goers.

    “The time of the year, everyone is, like, a little bit bored and depressed,” Bailey said. “I think it’s a good night to spend [doing] something sexy, and exciting and that’s what I wanted to re-create tonight.”

    Regardless of who ties the knot under Bailey’s artistic supervision, it’s pretty much guaranteed to be anything but boring.