Helping to Avoid the Horrific Pitfalls of Showbiz with My Attorney Nadia Davari at ScareLA

On Sunday, August 26th from 12:15 to 1:15pm, at the demo stage of the Los Angeles Convention Center, ScareLA 2018 had the “Avoiding Horrific Pitfalls: What is a Release and Why Do I Need One?” with ScareLA’s own renowned entertainment attorney Nadia Davari and yours truly, her client. These ladies took the stage to guide attendees safely past the horror entertainment industry’s largest — and unexpected — pitfalls. Don’t get taken advantage of and let Davari show you the way! To add a little practical spice, this seminar was moderated by Ghaffari, who herself has dealt first-hand with many of […]

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SAG/AFTRA Actress, Radio Personality and Honoree Amber Lynn Sparkles at the Los Angeles Nollywood Awards

Stunning and svelte SAG/AFTRA Actress, Radio Personality and Humanitarian Achievement Honoree Amber Lynn sparkles at the Los Angeles Nollywood Awards. Amber evoked Hollywood glamour with Veronica Lake-esque curls in a sparkling Mac Duggal gown with Azzedine Alaia heels.   Interestingly enough, this being an international festival, Amber obliged, even in her couture apparel as Mac Duggal is a designer of Indian heritage and Alaia is of Tunisian descent. So her fashion was South Asian and North African inspired! The perfect fit for the Nollywood awards! Amber Lynn ( registered trademark) is an iconic California born-and-bred, rockin’ wild child – blonde, […]

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Designs By Vida on So Very Vida!

As if it wasn’t enough to be honored at the Nollywood Awards at the historic Miracle Theatre for my voice over career, I was also honored to wear a custom hand made beaded and vintage lace one shoulder champagne gown from my namesake, the lovely, talented and delightful Designs by Vida. I matched it up with some vintage costume jewelry, clutch and accessories from #themitracollection But there is so much more to Vida than her designs and creativity. Vida is also a philanthropist and mentors many young people. She is also concerned about the safety of our youth in the […]

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Honored to be a nominee at the 2018 Los Angeles Nollywood Film Awards

I’m so honored to be nominee at the 2018 Los Angeles Nollywood Film Awards this Sunday, August 5th! The Los Angeles Nollywood Film Association (LANFA) will have their black tie film awards ceremony at the historic Miracle Theater in Inglewood, CA.  Multi-talented and acclaimed filmmaker, King Bassey, is the founder of this wonderful film festival. The celebrities and VIPs expected at this event are Founder of the Nollywood Awards and Movie Producer King Bassey, Event hosts Motown Maurice (Liongate’s Snake Outta Compton), Bessey lkem (American Mama), Honorees Actress Alice Amter (The Big Bang Theory), SAG/AFTRA actress and radio personality Amber […]

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Launch of Better Skin Glamour Drops Beauty Oil!

Had a nice time at the launch of the Better Skin Glamour Drops Beauty Oil.  This product was the result of a limited Edition collaboration between The Better Skin Co. and MUA Hosway Morbak goes on sale July 14th at www.TheBetterSkinco.com and launches at Beauty Con LA! It gives one’s skin a much needed glow!

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Noted actor Lester Speight and Sir Jones Get Elevated Red Carpet event

Got elevated at noted actor and fellow Marylander Lester Speight and Sir Jones wonderful Get Elevated red carpet event at Elevation Lounge. This dressy crowd brought a lot of much needed excitement to Sherman Oaks. So great to catch up friends and acquaintances like Lester of course, Reatha Grey, Leontine Abdullah, Saul Mejia, Kash Hovey, Scott Butler, Natasha and Martin Blasick and many more! Great event and great sponsors, but my favorite was Tamara Anderson’s wonderful sweets from Sugar and Spyked and I also enjoyed meeting the founder of LA Lime Kibwe Trim and his lovely girlfriend. Kibwe is one […]

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Entertainment Attorney Nadia Davari Guest Lectured at Raindance LA

So Very Vida’s insightful entertainment attorney Nadia Davari guest lectured a class on Wednesday, June 20th from 6 to 8pm on Film Sales and Distribution at Raindance L.A at Rough Diamond Productions at 1424 North Kings Road in West Hollywood. Producer Jason Piette (The Merchant Of Venice starring Al Pacino and Jeremy Irons; Head In The Clouds; Napoleon TV series for A & E; Perfect Creatures; I Melt With You: Iron Sky. Co-founder Disrupting Influence) also guest lectured that evening. Other guest lecturers in this informative lecture series were producer and director Julia Verdin (The Merchant of Venice, Stander, Jacks, […]

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My Amazing Entertainment Attorney Nadia Davari Guest Lectures at Raindance L.A

So Very Vida’s incredible and super duper and majorly on point entertainment attorney Nadia Davari will guest lecture a class on Wednesday, June 13th from 6 to 8pm on Film Sales and Distribution at Raindance L.A at Rough Diamond Productions at 1424 North Kings Road in West Hollywood. Producer Jason Piette (The Merchant Of Venice starring Al Pacino and Jeremy Irons; Head In The Clouds; Napoleon TV series for A & E; Perfect Creatures; I Melt With You: Iron Sky. Co-founder Disrupting Influence) will also be guest lecturing that evening. Other guest lecturers in this informative lecture series include producer […]

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I’m the First Person Of Iranian Descent to be Inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame

On Saturday, May 19th, I was the first person of Iranian descent to be inducted into the prestigious USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame at their gala at the Doubletree Hilton in Los Angeles. Many celebrities and luminaries in the martial arts world were inducted as well, so I was truly in great company and I was bestowed with the Trailblazer Award. So all those kickboxing classes paid off! Other celebrities awarded at the gala were legendary actor and master Stephen Lang (Avatar), legendary action star Mel Novak (Bruce Lee’s Game of Death, Steve McQueen: American Icon opposite Mel Gibson), legendary […]

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Mathilde Badji’s Sophisticated Couture Designs Rock Countless Red Carpets

A wonderful designer just came under my fashion radar and that is the amazingness that is Mathilde Badji. Born in Paris, France, Mathilde is of Senegalese descent. Her rich cultural background is represented in her sophisticated yet brightly colored and bold designs, which are a nod to her heritage. Mathilde’s mother is a skilled seamstress, so her talent is genetic. As a kid, when most girls played with Barbie dolls, she would make clothes for her little sister’s Barbie doll. She attended the prestigious Formamod Paris, where she graduated as a stylist and also modeled. At the fashion school, she was part […]

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