It was only 9 p.m., and a masquerade ball to unite sugar daddies and their sugar babies was just getting started.
“I have a fancier lifestyle,” said an NYU student named Samantha as she hooked arms with a graying widower from Chicago. “I’m not going to downgrade to some NYU boy who buys dollar beers.
“Why drive a Mitsubishi when you can drive a Porsche?”
The 21-year-old junior, in a red dress and platinum heels, was one of nearly 150 women at the mixer hosted by Seeking Arrangement, a 2.7 million-member dating Web site that pairs cash-hungry co-eds with older, wealthier men for “mutually beneficial relationships.”