South Coast Plaza Sa...

South Coast Plaza Salutes Diane Keaton AFI’s Tribute to Air as One-Hour Special   The night before Diane Keaton received the American Film Institute’s prestigious Life Achievement Award, South Coast Plaza honored the Oscar-winning actress and style icon both for her film career and...

Giorgio Armani PreOs...

Scorcese, Sorrentino Celebrated at Star-Studded Pre-Oscar Bash at Giorgio Armani     Never mind that my favorite weather website, accuweather.com, called the forecast “drenching rain” for Feb. 28, the Friday before the Academy Awards. That was the night Roberta Armani hosted a...

Spring Summer 2014 P...

Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga, Dita Von Teese and Sparkling Light-As-Air Collections Distinguish the Spring Summer 2014 Paris Haute Couture A Few Thoughts and Lots of Pictures     * Kim Kardashian looked absolutely beautiful – and better than I’d ever seen her look – in...

Help Haiti Home

Sean Penn & Friends Help Haiti to the Tune of $6 Million   Between parties the day before the Golden Globes telecast, I managed to sandwich in the “Sean Penn & Friends ‘HELP HAITI HOME’ Gala,” which raised an astonishing $6 million to benefit the J/P Haitian Relief Organization. Presented by Giorgio Armani, and sponsored by NRG Energy, this Jan. 11 affair achieved a higher total take than that of any charity gala I’ve attended in all my years of event coverage in Los Angeles and Orange County, CA. For one big reason, there were bidding wars in the night’s live auction. At $1.4 million, Coldplay’s...

Fall Winter 2013 Hau...

Kristen Stewart, Naomi Campbell, Naomie Harris and Non-Stop Soirees Distinguished the Fall Winter 2013 Haute Couture Shows A few more thoughts and lots more pictures    Kristen Stewart, Jennifer Lawrence, Uma Thurman, Sharon Stone, Naomi Campbell, Naomie Harris and Rihanna were just a...

PS Arts Bag Lunch 20...

Kristin Davis, Minnie Driver, Lisa Kudrow Join Stylists Elizabeth Stewart & George Kotsiopoulos to Buy Bags & Raise Big Bucks for Arts Education      Handbags outnumbered guests 240 to 200 at the May 30 PS Arts Bag Lunch, affording a better-than-ever opportunity for snagging the...