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09 Feb 2015

LOUIS VUITTON EXHIBIT IN HOLLYWOOD

The signs have been everywhere in town, and now it’ s here in Hollywood.  LA was chosen as the first destination to exhibit the Louis Vuitton Series 2  – Past, Present, and Future.   The show features the 2015 Spring collection created by Nicolas Ghesquiere, formally of Balenciaga.   The instalation is

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20 Nov 2014

Jeff Koons @ the Whitney – warning explicit material

Just in case you missed the amazing Jeff Koons exhibit at the Whitney museum in NYC – here is a bit of it.   I had the opportunity to see this exhibit.  I waited in line in the rain.  They told me there was no good time to go and

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13 Jun 2013

POPdrop Episode 3 – Caridee English, America’s Next Top Model

Melissa Meister interviews America’s next top model, Caridee English, at Echo Park Independant Co-op. The two discuss Caridee’s success, her philanthropic work, and the local artisan fashion. You’ll even see Caridee give Melissa tips on the catwalk! Oh, and tune in for the beauty tip of the week by “The

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25 Feb 2013

Oscar by Design – Lacoste 80 year celebration – CDG

  Generally when I see the WARDROBE sign I am headed for work, but tonight I was invited to the Costume Designer’s Guild symposium – sponsored by Lacoste. Fellow designer and costume history guru, Lilia Zurick, and I have worked on many projects together throughout our careers – but tonight

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04 Feb 2013

Serena WIlliams brings gifts to meet Baby Arrow

This is my first blog since… – I can’t remember.  I haven’t exactly been public these last few months because, in case some of you didn’t know,  I was pregnant and just had a baby 1/4/13.  We named him “Arrow” (way before the TV show)!!!!  My good friend Serena Williams

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18 Sep 2012

Jason Alper – POP drop episode 2

Conceptual Pop Artist and Costume Designer, Jason Alper, invites us into his home to chat about his character creations with Sacha Baron Cohen and his successful journey on the art scene.  Jason created the look of Ali G., Borat, Bruno, and the Dictator.  His art is shown in galleried such

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13 Jun 2012

Uncapped with Rick Ross – vitaminwater® – fader

    We, as in Lara Bandler, Thuy Nguyen, Jeah Perlata, Kari Caden, and I walked down, from the house in the hills, to the vitaminwater® – FADER Magazine party.  I must say it was pulling teeth to get the girls to walk 200 yards.  I think the comment was

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07 Jun 2012

Sand One – female graffiti artist, paints LA

Somewhere in downtown LA, around the corner from the american cement building, there is a park with a lovely fountain and a man made lake.  But don’t be fooled by its beauty.  There is all kind of mysterious things happening around here. What’s that saying “Don’t step on a crack

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23 May 2012

Nike and Me at the Montalban in Hollywood.

  Lights, theater, Nike.   I was invited to a customization appointment at the Montalban Theater @ Hollywood and Vine. Nike calls it Art room 1615.  A nod to Art class 1615 and the address of  the Montalban Theater –  which I didn’t know (till now) was named after Ricardo Montalban

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03 Apr 2012

Our weekend with Kansas Basketball @ the Big 12 Tournament

Every year I travel to go see the Kansas Jayhawks play in the National Tournament.  They usually are a sure thing to do well during March Madness.  However, this year I decided to go to the Big 12 Tournament to see a KU/Mizzou final as I was certain that KU

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