An Unforgettable Night at Roger Neal’s Oscar Viewing Dinner Gala
Feb28

An Unforgettable Night at Roger Neal’s Oscar Viewing Dinner Gala

As guests walked the red carpet into the Roger Neal Style Hollywood Academy Awards Viewing Dinner at the Hollywood Museum Sunday night, no one could have guessed that this Oscar night would go down in history as the craziest and most chaotic ever. And all of them will remember where they were when the big mix-up for Best Picture went down, with “Moonlight” winning the trophy from “La La Land,” initially announced by Warren Beatty and...

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Debbie Durkin’s Awards-Worthy EcoLuxe Lounge
Feb27

Debbie Durkin’s Awards-Worthy EcoLuxe Lounge

The tenth anniversary is always something special to celebrate, and that was certainly the case at Debbie Durkin’s EcoLuxe Lounge honoring the 2017 Oscar nominees.   Hollywood set designers couldn’t have come up with a more perfect day– a sunshiny Friday after all of the rain — at a venue that is always festive, the Stardust Penthouse of the Beverly Hilton, which offers magnificent, wrap-around views of the City of...

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GBK Celebrates the 2017 Oscars With Its Luxury Gifting Lounge
Feb27

GBK Celebrates the 2017 Oscars With Its Luxury Gifting Lounge

A $25 million hillside estate in Beverly Hills was the perfect setting for GBK’s 10th annual luxury lounge honoring Oscar nominees and presenters held on the Friday and Saturday before the Academy Awards on February 26—the ones that will go down in history for the Best Picture winner mixup. GBK has its own history: it’s been a decade now since the luxury lifestyle gifting and special events company started producing these premiere...

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Women in Film Celebrates the 46 Female Oscar Nominees
Feb25

Women in Film Celebrates the 46 Female Oscar Nominees

This may have been the year of #OscarsSoMale, but let’s not lose sight of the actual numbers. Women in Film didn’t. In what has become a highly anticipated awards season tradition, the organization feted the 46 femmes that received Academy Award nominations.   Last year’s best actress winner Brie Larson and WIF president Cathy Schulman hosted Women in Film’s 10th annual pre-Oscar cocktail party at West Hollywood’s...

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It’s Meryl Time at the Costume Designers Guild Awards
Feb23

It’s Meryl Time at the Costume Designers Guild Awards

“Live from the Meryl Streep Ballroom,” said actress Mandy Moore as she began her hosting duties for the 19th Costume Designers Guild Awards, held Tuesday February 21 in what is otherwise known as the Beverly Hilton’s International Ballroom. Ms. Streep was not only the elephant in the room, she was actually in the room to receive the Guild’s Distinguished Collaborator Award as the capper to the evening, which annually honors costume...

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