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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Swarovski Sets the Stage for the Academy Awards
Feb24

Swarovski Sets the Stage for the Academy Awards

The mood was undeniably sparkly as Swarovksi hosted a pre-Oscar champagne reception at its Atelier at The Grove in Los Angeles. Television host Louise Roe was on hand to help guests find the perfect red carpet looks for all the upcoming soirees, including those on Hollywood’s biggest night. Roe herself will be on the red carpet at the Dolby Theater for Access Hollywood, presumably decked out in Swarovski jewels and a fabulous gown...

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Dancing and Diversity Mark 2017 Oscar Nominations
Jan24

Dancing and Diversity Mark 2017 Oscar Nominations

Mr. Pool will surely have something to say about the Oscar nominations. Despite a flurry of other prestigious nominations from entertainment industry awards-granting bodies, “Deadpool” did not make the cut when the list of contenders for the 89th annual Academy Awards was revealed early this morning. It was clearly obvious going in that “La La Land” would be a primary contender, but perhaps not that it would tie the record of most...

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