Emmy Awards – ...

Green Ribbons, Fiji Water Proved Popular at the Ecologically Aware, Sizzling Hot 2015 Emmys and Governor’s Ball  WE ALSO LEARNED HOW TO FIT A BIG BALL GOWN INTO A THEATER SEAT       So how does an Emmy contender sit through a 3-hour show, if she’s in a ballooning ball...

Bulgari Stop Think G...

Naomi Watts, Adrien Brody Help Bulgari’s Book Launch to Benefit Save the Children Kylie Minogue, Ashley Greene, Laura Dern, Malin Akerman, Katheryn Winnick, Alexander Ludwig & more stars join the party      The event: Bulgari hosted an A-list launch Feb. 17 for “Stop...

Great British PreOscar Film Reception

British Consul General Chris O’Connor and Director Steve McQueen Host Great British PreOscar Film Reception   Clearly, the British have taken over Hollywood. At least that’s the way things seemed at the Great British PreOscar Film Reception, held Feb. 28, just two days before the Academy Awards. Co-hosted by Chris O’Connor, L.A.’s British Consul General, and Steve McQueen, director of “12 Years a Slave,” the affair celebrated 26 British nominees in 18 categories for some of the year’s most popular films, including “Gravity,” “Captain Phillips,” “Blue Jasmine,” “American Hustle” and...

Great British Toast ...

British Consul General Dame Barbara Hay Proposes a Great British Toast to Oscar Nominees   At the “GREAT British Film Reception” to toast British Oscar nominees, the London-based Groucho Club served martinis shaken, not stirred. Held Feb. 22 at the British Consul General’s...

BAFTA Los Angeles Em...

BAFTA LA Celebrates the Primetime Emmys at a Tea with Edie Falco, Eric Stonestreet, Sarah Paulson, Anna Gunn, Downton Abbey Cast and More   Emmy celebrations continued unabated with the BAFTA Los Angeles Emmy Tea Party Sept. 22 on the rooftop of the London Hotel in West Hollywood. BAFTA...

A Toast to Will and Kate

A Toast to Will and Kate – Celebrating the Royal Wedding California-Style   The excitement surrounding Prince William and the former Catherine Middleton started well before their honeymoon trip to Southern California. As the wedding just happened to take place during L.A.’s annual BritWeek, the local British community turned BritWeek’s kickoff party into a celebration of the Royal Wedding, centered around a toast to Will and Kate.   At the Apr. 26 soiree, Great Britain’s Consul General Dame Barbara Hay welcomed guests to her Hancock Park residence, where British fashion designer Bruce Oldfeld’s classically...