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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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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ESPYs Celebrity Connected Gifting Suite

I had a great time at the ESPY’s Celebrity Connected Gifting Suite at the swanky JW Marriott. Well worth the trek downtown, especially since I got to meet Jiffpom, the cutest dog ever! Too cute!  

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Matriarchs/Archives exhibition at Dorriz Couture

I had a great re-connection to a fashionable part of my Persian culture that I have yet to see at Shahla Dorriz Couture last night via their bold and artistic “Matriarchs / Archives” exhibition. This is the second exhibition of the ” / Archives” series by mother and son collaborators Shahla and Alexandre Dorriz. The third and fourth generation couturiers, and photographer, are known for their working with their family’s rich historical collection of needlepoint and embroidered textiles, some over 150 years to date, which were smuggled out of Iran during the 1979 Iranian Revolution. Shahla and Alexandre delve into […]

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COMING HOME WITH NICK PALANCE CHARITY CONCERT AND AWARDS CEREMONY

I had the pleasure of getting invited to the Coming Home with Nick Palance Event at the glamorous beachside Casa Del Mar Hotel where some lovely and amazingly accomplished friends of mine were given well-deserved Certificates of Recognition for all their vast charitable endeavors. Acclaimed Pop-Opera recording artist Nick Palance was the impressive headliner of “Coming Home with Nick Palance and Friends” charity gala to benefit OPCC and individuals who are homeless. This memorable evening  included a red carpet gala reception, seated dinner by Executive Chef Alberico Nunziata in a spectacular ballroom overlooking the sea, silent auction, and an exciting […]

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Edison Cortez of Thomas and Edison’s Elegant Gown

This post is about an amazing gown I wore designed by this wonderful designer Edison Cortez of Thomas and Edison.   I had the honor of wearing a beautiful beaded strapless gown by the amazingly gifted Edison Cortez of Thomas and Edison at my commendation from the West Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce the other night. Just putting on the dress was fun as it was a wrap style dress! I love the gold beading on the bodice that was all done by hand. And the gown was pure silk. Edison’s designs are usually very sexy, alluring, and oh so […]

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Scandinavian Kollektiv Brings Nordic Style to West Hollywood

Susanne Karlsson brings her Scandinavian style esthetic to stylish West Hollywood with her hip new store, Scandinavian Kollektiv. “I wanted to bring a bit of Scandinavia to West Third Street,” said Susanne. This wonderful store is a lifestyle boutique gathering and curating a collection of Scandinavian designs. all pieces are made with high quality, handmade craftsmanship, old world-meets-modern aesthetic and innovative design. More info at www.scandinaviankollektiv.com  

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Pre-Launch Party for Across Time I Cry

On Thursday, May 21st, fashion and costume designer extraordinaire Julia Clancey held a pre-launch party for Across Time I Cry, a film she produced, co-wrote and was the costume designer for. This swanky event was held at the Tropicana Bar of the Roosevelt Hotel in the heart of Hollywood.

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Pink Pump Affair Kicks Up Its Heels for Charity

Attorney General Kamala Harris,  actress/philanthropist Nicole Ari Parker, the Good News Foundation (Pat Harvey, Leslie Miller, Dorothy Lucey, Ana Garcia) and Bonnie Rubin, an Executive Vice President, 1st Century Bank) were honored as 2015 “Women of Distinction” at the can’t miss 7th Annual Pink Pump Affair to benefit Special Needs Network (SNN) . This upscale event will took place at the ballroom of the  swanky Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills on Sunday, May 17th. The highlight of the afternoon was a couture fashion show by high-end designer St. John with L.A.’s top models.  

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