2018 GOLDEN GLOBES RECAP: GBK A Golden Affair Luxury Lounge


A throng of celebrities were spotted
at the Montage Beverly Hills on January 5th and 6th including: Randy Jackson, Paul Sorvino, Dinah James of Fifth Harmony, Shanola Hampton of “Shameless”, Ashley LeConte of nominated movie: “Get Out”, actress Asia Monet Ray, Anthony Anderson of nominated show “Black-ish”, Pollyanna McIntosh of “The Walking Dead” and Sam Humphrey of nominated “The Greatest Showman” and dozens of other big names. They attended the exclusive GBK Productions “A Golden Affair” Luxury Lounge celebrating the Golden Globes.

Gifts bestowed to guests came from luxe brands such as Blue Nun 24k Edition sparkling wine containing 24k gold flakes, MyManu Clik translating device, an accessory tote with over 40 premium handcrafted products from The Artisan Group, Hiro Blue Junmai Ginjo Sake, Too Faced Cosmetics Chocolate Gold collection, original paintings by LMK Art, face serum from Burke Williams, high end organic bergamot hand sanitizer by Noshinku, Vinci audio headphones with 3D recording, the Avocado Sock ripening system, carboxy therapy treatment by CO2Lift by Lumisque, Avery Verse leather handbags, Heroes Wanted inspirational book and “A Golden Invitation” complimentary vacation to Royal Hideaway PlayaCar resort for a 5-night stay from Caribbean Living.

Entertainment and activities were provided by The Mill with VR content, Kinetic Magic’s AR video projection screen, music by ADM Entertainment, gyros from Good Greek Grill and relaxing massages from Burke Williams. As an effort to give back, GBK welcomed charities to the suite like Food on Foot, a non-profit organization committed to assisting the poor and homeless of the City of Angels.

2018 GOLDEN GLOBES RECAP: Secret Room Events At The SLS


Secret Room Events hosted their annual Style Lounge honoring The Golden Globes Awards on January 5, 2018 at the Beverly Hills SLS Hotel. Golden Globes nominees, actors, personalities, and influencers were generously gifted by: Clayton Shagal, Acera, trips from Wine Country Media , Behmor, Hadron Epoch, GOGO squeeze, Mabel Chong, Passion Planner, Townleygirl, Lizou,
Maglite, Vitolo Jewelry Artisans, NUDESTIX, Studio 67, Boyer Clothing, Exotics by Cedrick M, PortoVino, Maddy & Maize Gourmet Popcorn, Tick Key Products LLC, Morgan Taylor and Adventure Town Toy Emporium.

2018 GOLDEN GLOBES RECAP: DPA Pre-Awards Luxury Gifting Lounge


Nathalie Dubois-Sissoko’s held her annual DPA celebrity gifting lounge at the Beverly Hills LUXE Rodeo Drive Hotel on January 4th, January 5th and January 6th. DPA gifted nominees, presenters and talent luxury items worth $125,000. DPA Japan introduced exclusive Japanese brand, Gaura, showcasing a portable hydrogen generating rechargeable water bottle. Guests were provided with premium gifts from beauty brands Kerstin Florian Beauty, Jacqueline Piotaz Cosmetics, Essence of Argan, Idrotherapy, Kosmetikos, Honey Hive, Lab Room and Oille Natural. Celebrities also received Amazon’s show “The Other F Word” swag bags, A/Stand laptop tray, Audio Pet bluetooth speakers, Woodulisten mini speakers, Frekkekhe, Vivapops, Chef Turok, Twinkle Brown Sugar Tea bar, Dream Donuts Truck, Appletinies apple candy, Truth in Hand, Bareburger’s vegetarian Impossible Burger, Bad Stuff tequila, Honey Bubbles sparkling wine, Splash cocktail mixers, Kyes health foods, Atlantico Rum, unify water, Original NY Seltzer, Baked by Shasha desserts and a book Crystal Bliss by Devi Brown. Fashion and jewelry highlights include Turia Tahitian pearls, Lisa Young Lee luxury healing crystals, Amy DiGregorio leather goods, Madame Adassa evening gowns. The attendees were seen walking away with multiple heavy bags and large smiles.

The Federal Long Beach’s New Year’s Eve Dinner Preview


For those heading to Long Beach for the New Year’s Eve fireworks festivities, drop by the Federal restaurant for an elegant, satisfying dinner. Executive Chef Matthew Fitzgibbons unveiled a special New Year’s Eve menu including: Creamy Pumpkin Spiced Soup, Pan Seared Pacific Sea Bass, Braised Short Rib Osso Buco, Herbed Goat Cheese Stuffed Breast of Chicken, and Warm Almost Flourless Chocolate Cake. The Federal is the foremost venue for music and dining in Long Beach. Its nostalgic interior, large space, excellent food and speakeasy made it a hotspot since 2013.

The Federal is located at 102 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802. For reservations, please call 562-435-2000.

Beauty Giants Makeup Geek And Moda Brushes Combine Forces For Exclusive Pop-up


Marlena Stell, founder of Makeup Geek, and executives of Moda Professional Brushes unveiled their collaboration to the public in Burbank on December 8, 2017. A swarm of beauty mavens crowded around Marlena for a meet and greet. Her full cosmetics line was available for fans to swatch and purchase in person. Moda debuted its ultra exclusive Mytical collection for the first time at the pop-up shop. The fanciful unicorn colored brushes nearly sold out at the event and will be available in major retailers soon. The 3-day pop-up will be open until December 10th. To learn more visit makeupgeek.com and beautyusa.royalbrush.com/collections/moda.

PHOTO RECAP: Refinery29’s 29Rooms In Los Angeles: Turn It Into Art Exhibit


Refinery 29 kicked off its highly anticipated West Coast 29Rooms exhibition in the Arts District of Los Angeles on December 6th. 29Rooms is immersive exhibition highlighthing style, culture, and technology. This year’s theme is “Turn It Into Art” and completely sold-out. The event extends to two weekends of December 7 – 10 and December 14 – 17.