Live Like a Billionaire at the Malibu Beach Inn

Driving up the coast along the PCH, you already know a few things about the Malibu Beach Inn. It’s in close proximity to Nikita, Nobu and the Malibu pier, is located on “Billionaire’s Beach” and is owned by mega-mogul David Geffen. Though all these facts might foreshadow how awesome your stay will be, you have no way of knowing just how much you’ll absolutely fall in love with this boutique, 47-room property—we didn’t, at least.

Haute Scene: Audi Presents AFI’s 42nd Annual Life Achievement Award Tribute

AFI presented a truly memorable tribute to Jane Fonda during its 42nd annual Life Achievement Award ceremony on April 5th. The biggest names in showbiz turned up to support the iconic actor, philanthropist and activist at the Audi-sponsored ceremony. After a three-course dinner, longtime friends and admirers such as Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock, Cameron Diaz, Eva Longoria, Sally Field, Wanda Sykes, and Lily Tomlin gave speeches, each fondly recalling his or her favorite moments working with the two-time Oscar winner; Jeff Daniels even performed a song he wrote for the occasion entitled “Abs, Buns and Thighs.”

Haute Scene: Women in Film’s Crystal + Lucy Awards

The power women of Hollywood stepped out to toast the stars of film and television who have made an impact in the entertainment industry over the last year at Women in Film’s 2014 Crystal + Lucy Awards on June 11th. The evening was entitled “Exceptional,” which was a fitting theme given the A-list honorees. Shonda Rhimes presented Kerry Washington with the Lucy Award for Excellence in Television, while Cate Blanchett accepted the Crystal Award for Excellence in Film from Laura Dern. Additional winners included Eva Longoria with the Norma Zarky Humanitarian Award, Rose Byrne with Max Mara’s Face of the Future Award, and Frozen director Jennifer Lee with the Dorothy Arzner Directors Award. The Hyatt Regency Century Plaza-held evening was hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and sponsored by Max Mara, BMW, Perrier-Jouët and South Coast Plaza.

Haute Scene: Relativity Media’s Susan G. Komen Fundrasier

Relativity Media kicked off summer in the right way by hosting an intimate, VIP-only soiree in a private hangar at the Santa Monica Airport June 11th. The Pathway to the Cures for Breast Cancer party was co-hosted by Relativity’s CEO and founder Ryan Kavanaugh, as well as Pathway Genomics founder and CEO James Plante. After a cocktail reception and opening remarks from Kavanaugh, guests including Adrian Grenier, Emanuelle Chriqui, Alessandra Ambrosio and Amber Valletta were treated to a confetti and glitter-filled performance by pop star Kesha. The philanthropic evening raised over $250,000 for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

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