While the film’s cast were screened the film in NYC, delicious Los Angeles-based fashionistas hit another “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” promotional event held at Eveleigh in West Hollywood. For those of you who can’t get enough of ‘Lord of the Rings’, make sure you checkout Kabam’s game. Check the video below for a preview of what to expect…
Top Row: Camilla Luddington, Ming-Na Wen, Brooke Burke, Christa B. Allen, Rachel Smith
Bottom Row: Emma Rigby, Hannah Ware, Chloe Bennet, Emily VanCamp, Elizabeth Henstridge
The Disney & ABC TCA summer press tour was held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. The ten attendees don’t even start to capture how many celebrities were in attendance to promote the network leading up to the Fall premieres of all returning and new shows. New shows premiering this Fall include Rebel Wilson’s Super Fun Night (October 2nd), Malin Akerman’s Trophy Wife (September 24th), and Once Upon a Time in Wonderland which starts former Hollyoaks star Emma Rigby. Check out a full prevew of the new Fall shows at ABC.com.
Pictured: Christa B. Allen, Aimee Teegarden, AnnaSophia Robb, Lucy Hale, Jillian Rose Reed
The 2013 Young Hollywood Awards took place at The Broad Stage in Los Angeles. In partnership with The CW Network, amongst the honorees were Selena Gomez, Lucy Hale, and AnnaSophia Robb while Aisha Tyler hosted the show. Check out a full list of honorees and visit the Young Hollywood Awards for more information.
Pictured: Petra Nemcova, Rose McGowan, Bip Ling, Naomie Harris, Christa B. Allen
Celebrities attended Karl Lagerfeld’s “The Glory of Water” exhibition at the FENDI store on Avenue Montaigne in Paris, France. The exhibit pays homage to the fountains of Rome and was timed for the opening of the latest Paris boutique store. These shots by Karl will be shown in recreations of the cupolas unique to Rome’s skyline along the Seine from July 4th through July 14th. Says Karl:
“Rome has a very unique atmosphere. In my life, I have already been to Rome over 740 times, I feel part of it … Rome is eternal, therefore, there is no better place: Rome has changed and has not changed.” [Source]
The 21st annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party hosted by Sir Elton John and David Furnish raised $6 million for the fight against HIV/AIDS. The party was held at West Hollywood Park and co-sponsored by Chopard, Neuro Drinks, and Wells Fargo with American Airlines as the Foundation’s official sponsoring airline. Some of the auction items included two sets of tickets to join Sir Elton John and David Furnish at the Vanity Fair party that sold for $150,000 each; five days at Steven Tyler’s Hawaiian retreat for $250,000. Sir Elton John also auctioned off four private performances by himself that went for $250,000 each, totaling $1 million. For more info, visit the Elton John AIDS Foundation website.
Pictured: Lauren Pope, Ashley Madekwe, Renee Bargh, Christa B. Allen, Chloe Sims, Christina Milian, Keke Palmer
British fashion brand Topshop and Topman made its debut in L.A. with a huge celebration at The Grove that attracted around 10,000 people and included a performance by Demi Lovato. The L.A. Opening Party held at Cecconi’s brought out a lot of celebrities, more than what we’ve posted here. Already with shops in NYC, Chicago, Vegas, and within Nordstrom department stores, Topshop looks to make an impact in L.A. too. Known for being a trendsetter, where else than in Southern California to expand, right? Visit Topshop.com to see that latest styles for this season.
Pictured: Bella Heathcote, Christa B. Allen, Drew Barrymore, Kate Walsh
The Rodeo Drive Walk Of Style honoring BVLGARI took place last night with Drew Barrymore presenting Mr. Nicola Bulgari a Robert Graham-designed torso statuette and the city’s mayor reading an official proclamation declaring December 5th, 2012, “Bulgari Day.” Previous honorees Giorgio Armani (who received the first award in 2003), Valentino (2009), retailer Fred Hayman (2011) and, most recently, the late Diana Vreeland. For more information, visit the Rodeo Drive Walk Of Style website.
Katy Perry and Audi of America were honored ast Trevor Heroes at the “Trevor Live” at the Hollywood Palladium. Billed as an evening of comedy and music, the event included performances by Anna Kendrick, Naya Rivera, Jessica Sanchez, and Kristin Chenoweth. For more info, visit The Trevor Project website. The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.