Haute Author Laura Schreffler
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Mercedes-Benz was the presenting sponsor of the ’10 Directors to Watch’ awards ceremony at the Palm Springs International Film Festival on Sunday. John Lee Hancock was the recipient of Variety’s Creative Impact in Directing Award, while Jonah Hill earned Variety’s Creative Impact in Acting Award.
It wasn’t the most likely performance to win rave reviews, but James Franco is the king of the unexpected. The actor’s surprising turn in Spring Breakers playing a gangster/rapper named Alien has earned him an award from the National Society of Film Critics.
Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and their brood of six had a fun family day on the most expensive yacht available for charter during a vacation in Sydney, Australia. The Jolie-Pitts had a day at sea on the Ghost II, a 120-foot Warren Sports Yacht.
If you have a very, very special occasion, you might want to consider heading to CUT by Wolfgang Puck at the Beverly Wilshire hotel. Jason of Beverly Hills has created a special item for use at the haute eatery, some bling to ring in 2014, if you will.
Leonardo DiCaprio and longtime director Martin Scorsese will share the Cinema Vanguard award at the 2014 Santa Barbara International Film Festival. The two will receive the award on Feb. 6 at Santa Barbara’s historic Arlington Theatre.
This week we’ve featured the haute secrets of Can Can Cleanse founder Teresa Piro.
Chef Ludo Lefebvre already has some big plans for 2014. The infamous French chef will not only return to judge ABC’s The Taste tonight, but he’s also planning on opening a new restaurant.
The Chandelier Room revealed its new renovation during an opening day at Santa Anita Park. The lounge, which overlooks the finish line, is accessible by a private VIP entrance only.The lounge, which overlooks the finish line, is accessible by a private VIP entrance only. Invited guests will enjoy gourmet fare courtesy o Santa Anita’s Chef Eric Maranowski as well as all-inclusive premium bar.
Awards season has definitely begun, and Meryl Streep is already racking up the trophies for her performances in John Wells’ August: Osage County. The three-time Oscar winner took home Best Actress at the Capri, Hollywood Film Festival in Capri, Italy.
Just call 2014 the return of the Rodeo. Several new boutiques are popping up on Beverly Hills’ most famous street early next year.