Haute Author Laura Schreffler
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A parade of designer handbags were up for auction for a good cause at Lupus LA’s 11th Annual Hollywood Bag Ladies Luncheon last week. Items up for grabs included a $16,000 Dior purse and a fashion package that included a Zac Posen gown, tickets to New York Fashion Week and a 4-night stay at the Trump Soho Hotel.
Jennifer Garner headed to Capitol Hill last week in support of early childhood education. The mother of three spoke out in Washington D.C. to promote legislation that aims to expand and improve on such education programs.
Tory Burch has finally made its way to Rodeo Drive. The haute designer has opened her first West Coast flagship at 366 North Rodeo Drive; it is the fourth of its kind in LA and its 30th in California.
Jack Daniels launched its Sinatra Select, an homage to Frank Sinatra’s favorite tipple, with a haute soiree at the Sunset Tower Hotel this week. Not only did the brand debut its new beverage, but it also used the event as an opportunity to honor the 20th anniversary of Ol’ Blue Eyes’ iconic Duets album.
Jennifer Lopez is among the A-list names that have been added to the roster of performers at this year’s American Music Awards. The 44-year-old entertainer will give a dance tribute to Cuban salsa legend Celia Cruz, producers for the awards show announced this week.
GQ honored its men of the year with a stylish fete at the Ebell of Los Angeles on Tuesday night. Honorees included Matthew McConaughey, Will Ferrell, Pharrell Williams, Andy Samberg, Julie Delpy, Michael B. Jordan, 12 Years A Slave star Chitwel Ejiofor and director Steve McQueen.
LA is a city of excess, which is why its resident may not even bat an eyelid to discover a boozy new milkshake to be introduced later this month will cost $500. The Powder Room, a cocktail bar opening at the end of November, plans on offering up opulent, secretive confections that come with a Swarovski ring (though we warn you, you may not want to imbibe the latter).
Ryan Seacrest is a selling machine. The “American Idol” host’s Ryan Seacrest Productions has sold 40 episodes of a children’s game show to Nickelodeon.
Karen Grill of The Churchill offers up her insider’s guide to the City of Angels…with a twist.
Ever wonder what the most powerful leaders, business execs and celebrities keep on their desks? Well, we’re about to tell you. Our biweekly “What’s on My Desk” feature will take a look inside the offices and at the desks of the world’s most influential power players.