Designer Galina Sobolev is a Singular Sensation!

I recently had the distinct pleasure of visiting one of my favorite designers, Galina Sobolev, founder of the Single Dress and Kaya di Koko lines, at her factory downtown. Yes, you read this correctly…her factory! All of Galina’s clothes are proudly manufactured not only in the US, but also made locally in LA! I was touched by Galina’s fortitude to stick to her lines being manufactured in LA as it’s a very costly endeavor. “I’m a first generation immigrant who studied and worked hard to get where I am. I truly think it’s our duty to give back to our […]

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The Peace Fund’s Second Annual Celebrity Poker Tournament

Microsoft headquarters once again hosted The PEACE Fund’s Second Annual Celebrity Poker Tournament that benefitted the charity that aims to ‘Protect, Educate and Aid Children Everywhere.’ Over three dozen celebrities took part in the cache poker tournament at Microsoft’s headquarters in Playa Vista, CA. Celebrities in attendance were The PEACE fund founder Adrian Paul (Highlander), Rosario Dawson, Carl Weathers, Lou Diamond Phillips, Pat O’Brien, Ethan Embry (Walking Dead), Kate Linder (The Young & The Restless), Kristanna Loken (Terminator 3), Patrick Warburton, Bai Ling (Star Wars), Tara Reid (Sharknado 3), Mekhi Phifer (Torchwood), Cas Anvar (The Expanse) and countless others. Additionally, […]

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Doris Bergman’s Emmy Style Lounge and Party

PR maven Doris Bergman held her annual Emmy Style Lounge and Party at the super swanky West Hollywood hotspot Fig & Olive. Doris is a very friendly, vivacious, spunky and personable lady and brings a lot of pizzaz to her events. As always, Doris’ guests were big celebs like Primetime Emmy Nominees such as the likes of actors from my favorite shows like Khandi Alexander (Outstanding Guest Actress, “Scandal”), Selinis Leyva & Catherine Curtin (Outstanding Drama Series “Orange is the New Black”),Naomi Grossman (Outstanding Mini-Series, “American Horror Story”), Martin Starr (Outstanding Comedy Series “Scandal”) to iconic stars like former former […]

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Sue Wong Hosts Regal Birthday Celebration in Honor of H.H. Dr. Princess Antonia Schaumburg-Lippe

The stars were in perfect alignment as they all descended on internationally renowned celebrity fashion designer Sue Wong’s historic landmark estate, The Cedars, for a star-studded birthday celebration in honor of H.H. Dr. Princess Antonia Schaumburg-Lippe that Sue graciously hosted. The special event was chock full of dignitaries such as Los Angeles Superintendent Mike Antonovich, who presented the Princess with a special welcoming award from the County of Los Angeles. Entertainment luminaries such as actor Ronn Moss (THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL), director Rob Minkoff (THE LION KING), actor Hank Garrett (SERPICO), actress Alice Amter (THE BIG BANG THEORY), actress […]

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GBK Pre-Emmy Gifting Suite at L’Ermitage

Had a great time at the GBK Pre-Emmy Gifting Suite at the rooftop of the L’Ermitage Hotel in super swanky Beverly Hills, California. GBK, the luxury lifestyle gift lounge and special events company, honored the 2015 Emmy Awards’ Nominees and Presenters with their annual GBK Gift Lounge. The space at L’Etmitage is airy, luxurious and oh so elegant. DJ Goodboy did a great job for setting the fun tone of the event. Foto Spark was also on site to enhance the party atmosphere by providing a green screen photo booth with photos and animated GIFs such as attendees holding Emmys. […]

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DPA Pre-Emmy Awards Gifting Suite

During Emmy week, I got to check out The DPA pre-Emmy awards gifting suite September that was hosted by Nathalie Dubois-Sissoko and DPA at the penthouse terrace of the super swanky LUXE Hotel on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. DPA has produced the past year all the backstage gift suites for Dick Clark Productions for events such as American Music Awards, Hollywood Film Awards, People Magazine Awards and Billboard Music Awards. Four “coups de Coeur” in this season DPA Pre Awards gifting suite: Gavee Gold, 24 K purified liquid Gold skincare with a $700 gift bag, Cinq Etoiles a new […]

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Interview on “Simply Haneef”

I had the honor of being interviewed by the lovely and amazing radio host Haneef R. Jordan, better known as “Simply Haneef.” Haneef has been radio hosting since 2011, which is no small feat, because in addition to her show, she is a busy wife, mother and teacher. Her radio station “Simply Haneef” brings a new platform on expressing oneself as her shows uplift the family unit and she inspires all who tune in. Haneef speaks life, love and building our self~esteem one show at a time and is quite the self esteem guru. She is changing the way you see […]

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Accelerate 4 Change Carnival Celebration at Warner Brothers Estate

I had the pleasure earlier of attending the Accelerate4Change event hosted by Ben Talei, M.D. and Cinemoi which benefitted wonderful charities such as Children Uniting Nations and The National Coalition against Domestic Violence. This carnival celebration took place at the historic Warner Brothers estate in Beverly Hills. This swanky soiree had special performers, a guest DJ, exotic cars on display, a silent auction as well as an exclusive fashion show with cutting edge designer Brian Lichtenberg. Sponsors for this event were Cinemoi, Coca-Cola  Jaguar,  Eden, and the Beverly Hills Center for Plastic & Laser Surgery. More info at http://www.childrenunitingnations.org/accellerate-4-change-a-race-day-event/  

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Ziba’s Jewelry Sparkly Grand Opening

I had the pleasure of attending the grand opening of my good friend Ziba Sabeti’s self-titled jewelry store, Ziba Jewelry, in super swanky Brentwood Village. I loved the airy space adorned with her gorgeous and sparkly designs and serene Buddhas. It’s a beautiful store and Ziba has such a great eye for design and all that glitters that it’s truly a feast for the eyes. Ziba is a Persian word and it means beautiful in Farsi, which is apropos for lovely Ziba and her eye catching jewelry pieces.

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Youngblood Doing Good

I love, love, love Youngblood products! I purchased some products years ago at a charity event in Hollywood at the Supper Club and still have loyalty to what I’ve used in the line. What I loved about my intro to this great line was that the proceeds from the package that I bought were donated to the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation for breast cancer research. Pauline Youngblood is the founder and CEO of this wonderful cruelty and paraben-free line and is a breast cancer survivor herself and supports many cancer related causes. In addition to all of this amazingness, […]

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