LA Fashion Week’s Opening Night Gala

I had the pleasure of attending the LA Fashion Week opening night event thanks to the lovely Laura Sharpe, Founder and CEO of Artists for Trauma (AFT). This event was held at the historic Hollywood Athletic Club right on Sunset Boulevard. I’ve been collaborating with Laura on projects, so it was nice to have a night out and take a break or in my case, eat too many tasty treats from Sugah Rush Bar and drink too many sugary drinks. Bad Vida! I will say that I really enjoyed the Bai drinks especially the Bolivian black cherry flavor and the […]

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Hills Penthouse Launch and L7 Anniversary Celebration

Nice time at the L7 cocktail and wine mixer at the swanky Hills Penthouse. Sponsors for the event were St. Mayhem, Global Spirits (love their “Pink Paloma” with pomegranate liqueur and grapefruit soda and Kiss of the Gods, “Frappochteca” with coffee, chocolate and almond liquers, Chef Martin San Roman  and Hubert’s Lemonade will be available au natural or mixed with vodka.   They also had beautiful cheese, bread and vegetable platters and finish it all off with Chef Jaydene’s S’more Brownies. DJ Alex will mixed up some pop tunes at low volume! More info at http://l7network.com/

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Sue Wong’s Arthaus Malibu Sizzling End of Summer Celebration

Had an amazing time at internationally renowned designer Sue Wong’s BBQ celebration at her Arthaus Malibu estate! Sue celebrated the holiday weekend and the end of summer and guests toasted to Sue’s recent career developments such as her excellent licensing projects unfolding, diversifying the SUE WONG brand to a broad category of Fashion, Home and Lifestyle classifications. Sue look elegant in her timeless vintage obi she purchased in Kyoto Japan over 30 years ago! Sue’s guests were luminaries in the fields of Architecture, Design, Real Estate, HotelInvestment, PropertyDevelopers, Fashion, Music, Entertainment and the media such as Christine Devine of FOX […]

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Artists For Trauma Adaptive Artists Multi-Media Art Show

Artists for Trauma (AFT) held their Adaptive Artist Multi-Media Art show at the noted ENGEL & VOLKERS SOUTH BAY. This AFT fundraiser and public awareness event was a great introduction to this worthwhile charity and their mission to empower adaptive artists recovering from life altering trauma and who utilize healing through artistic platforms to expedite quality recovery and reinvention of their lives. The Artists For Trauma Adaptive Artist Multi-Media Art Show featured artwork by talented inspiring artists, utilizing various artistic disciplines following their life altering traumas that resulted in a total life change due to paralysis, spinal cord injuries, traumatic […]

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Sai Suman’s Sizzling Designs

  Sai Suman is a talented fashion designer with a chic eye for detail who blends the western culture with traditional choices to craft the best in clothing. She has designed gowns for many celebrities and is a red carpet staple especially during awards season.   In 1995 when she was conferred with the title of Miss Thane (Jr.), her aspiration towards fashion took off, having done a ramp show for Alyque Padamsee added another dimension to her persona. Hailing from a family of educationists, she traveled a path less trodden in the field of fashion technology. She got chiseled […]

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Sue Wong’s Super Sale!

Calling all fiscally savvy fashionistas! International designer Sue Wong’s mega sale awaits this Wednesday, June 13th to Friday, June 15th ! There are amazing bargains of the century to be had for a fraction of the cost! 50% to 70% off WHOLESALE prices!!! The prices will be give away!!! $59 to $199 for regular items normally priced from $300 to $1,000!! It’s a once in a lifetime change to acquire exceptional collectibles in fashion, furniture, art and accessories like rare archival samples from an iconic designer. I’ve already bought a couple of gowns and will be heading back to get […]

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BET Girlfriends & Champagne Spa Party & Gifting Suite

Had a nice time attending the BET Girlfriends & Champagne Spa Party and Gifting Suite at the scenic Castaway Restaurant in Burbank. Braved the heat with my fearless “Live with Ford and Vida” colleague, celebrated actor Ford Austin!       The interviews are all at these links: Just Brittany interview: https://www.facebook.com/LiveWithFordAndVida/videos/1722476294673936/ It Works products: https://www.facebook.com/LiveWithFordAndVida/videos/1722471054674460/ Carte Blanche Teeth whitening:  https://www.facebook.com/LiveWithFordAndVida/videos/1722468514674714/ Salon Niquel: https://www.facebook.com/LiveWithFordAndVida/videos/1722464618008437/ Afrowear: https://www.facebook.com/LiveWithFordAndVida/videos/1722462934675272/ Sugar and Spyked: https://www.facebook.com/LiveWithFordAndVida/videos/1722459504675615/

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Super Saturday Sale

Rachel Zoe, Rodger Berman, Molly Sims and Scott Stuber all co-hosted the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance’s 3rd Annual Super Saturday at the historic Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Saturday, June 11th. For 2016, Super Saturday LA welcomed QVC Presents Super Saturday Live with Melissa Rivers to the west coast for the first time ever. The broadcast brings together all the celebrity excitement and fantastic shopping finds for a worthy cause to more than 106 million homes.  QVC Presents Super Saturday LIVE has raised more than $10.3m for ovarian cancer research. Retailers such as Barry’s Bootcamp, Black Halo, Brighton, Calleen Cordero, ColorProof Evolved […]

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An Evening with Fashion Designer Sue Wong

FGI LA held an evening with iconic fashion designer Sue Wong at her studios. Sue provided insight into her fascinating life, career, history of her brand, her aesthetic philosophy and exciting vision for the future. Pieces from her timeless archives were showcased accompanied by music by guitarist Medi EM. Medi’s wife, model Dustin Quick, did a beautiful flamenco dance as well. My favorite parts of the evening were were Sue gave brief anecdotes about the gowns and when she designed them. “Sue Wong is the embodiment of a Joseph Campbell hero. Through hard work and passion she has overcome all […]

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Sue Wong’s Keynote Speech and Fashion Installation at the LA Times Multicultural Business Forum

Renowned international fashion designer Sue Wong was a keynote speaker at  the LA Times Multicultural Business Forum. She was invited Uriel Saenz, the VP of Multicultural Development, who is also a talented fashion designer.   She spoke about creativity and the commerce of fashion and Sue is a great speaker, so it was a wonderful evening. She highlighted her triumphs and struggles and how each fall only drove her with even stronger determination, reinvention and focus to succeed. Sue is truly an inspiration, so it’s really wonderful to hear her speak. Kudos to her and Uriel. What a great night! Twice that […]

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