Our fashion editor, Karen Tamblyn, recently went to Los Angeles to attend Mireille Schwartz’s birthday and Golden Globes Kick-Off party. Here is her report form the fabulous evening, with photos by Drew Altizer.
Forever 21 at the Houdini
by Karen Tamblyn
What an incredible night to be in glamorous LA in the midst of the Golden Globe celebrations! The famous Sunset Street Boulevard was gridlocked with Bentleys, Maybachs and limosines of all types, lined up down the legendary street in front of the hottest places including Chateau Marmont, Boa, Mondrian just to mention a few. Celebrities “A-listers” were in view hopping from one “IT” party to the next.
While the craziness of the Golden Globes took over Hollywood, San Francisco philanthropist Mireille Schwartz, with her daughter Charlotte Jude, hosted a “Forever 21” birthday party at the infamous The Houdini Mansion in Laurel Canyon.
Many of Mireille’s friends flew in for the occasion from San Francisco, including including Karen Caldwell and sister Erica Stefan, Susan Dunlevy, designer Joseph Domingo, Sonya Molodetskaya, Tom Packo, Sobia and Nadir Shaikh, PR maestros Craig Lipton and Derek Besenfelder, Keylee Sanders, Princess Fati Farmanfarmaian, Karen Clopton, Vicki Winston, John Hadeed and David Gorski, and Ludmila and Peter Eggleton.
Local LA guests included legal powerhouse Shelley Kaufman from Geragos & Geragos, Patrick Aufdenkamp, designer Roberto De Villacis from “Launch My Line,” Chelsea Autum and Destin Pluff from “The Millionaire Matchmaker,” and Debbie Eagle and husband Scott Eagle from eHarmony, just to mention a few.
Happy Birthday Mireille…. It was an unforgettable night!
Photos: Drew Altizer [drewaltizer.com]