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Sir Ivan’s “Kiss All the Bullies Goodbye” Record Release Party

Although it’s been a while, we finally made it back to the Hamptons. thanks once again to Recording Artist and Philanthropist, Sir Ivan, and another of his fabulous parties at his 15,000 square foot Castle in Water Mill, New York. To celebrate his new anti-bullying anthem and Billboard hit, “Kiss All the Bullies Goodbye” featuring Taylor Dayne and produced by Paul Oakenfold, Sir Ivan held a 70’s “love fest”. Inspired by the White House’s stunning rainbow colors after the Supreme Court’s decision on Marriage Equality, Sir Ivan’s medieval style Castle was lit up in a mesmerizing disco flashing rainbow light show.

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More than more than 600 attendees, dressed as members of the Village People-inspired costumes (the event’s theme) were present to celebrate this song, many of whom Sir Ivan had transported from New York City to the Hamptons.

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Guests were treated to a wonderful buffer-style meal and unlimited drinks. The event’s music was provided by Vienna’s Life Ball Resident DJ Sin Morera who played a 5-hour set, and aside from a performance by Sir Ivan, 28 world class professional Latin hustle dancers from Stepping Out Studios provided non-stop dancing throughout the event. The event’s festivities also served as a thank you to supporters of The Peaceman Foundation, Sir Ivan’s Charity. Both the Peaceman Foundation and Sir Ivan have donated more than $200,000 to 10 non-profit organizations that help prevent bullying.

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Sir Ivan made a grand entrance for his performance, riding in on a custom made Ironhorse Tejas chopper, straight into his castle through a packed dance floor dressed in a leather biker cape embellished with a Swarovski encrusted peace sign. We were lucky enough to get video of his entrance and musical performance

Attendees enjoyed hours of non-stop fun, dancing to the pulsating music, touring and taking photos of the grand grounds, and indulging in the provided feast. Special guests of Sir Ivan’s “Kiss All the Bullies Goodbye” Record Release Party included: singer Pras from The Fugees, singer Aaron Paul, grandson of Omar Sharif and LGBT activist, Omar Sharif Jr., journalist Michael Musto, “Orange is the New Black” actress Farrah Krenek, and The Village People’s former “Cowboy” himself, Randy Jones. all in all, it was a wonderful event and experience, and we support and cheer on Sir Ivan for his continued efforts to make life better through his music and charitable efforts.

To check out the music video for Kiss All the Bullies Goodbye, visit www.sirivan.com.

Jenny McCarthy Rocks Out with All-Female Traveling Band, the Mrs

A few days ago we had the pleasure of attending a wonderful Mother’s Day event, hosted by Jenny McCarthy and benefiting Dress for Success. The #MrsMothersDay featured special guest musicians, the Mrs, a five member, all female band, who performed several of their hits, and debuted their new single, #YouToldMe. The event was a wonderful escape to a pink paradise at the gorgeous Weather Room at Top of the Rock with views as amazing as the event.

Guests were treated to a variety of delicious treats that seemed never-ending. From passed hors d’oeuvres, to the wall of decadent bites, delicious cocktails made with Deep Eddy Vodka, and the DIY doughnut decoration and Mocha Java coffee bar, we were in foodie heaven.

Since this event took place was right before Mother’s Day, attendees got the opportunity to send a postcard to their mothers, with postage and mail out being taken cared of by the event’s organizers (our mom really got a kick out of the cool postcard).

Throughout the event, artists from Graffiti USA worked on a mural commemorating The Mrs Band, their song, and words you’ve probably heard from your mom, in a live art exhibit.

Before the live performance by the Mrs, we were entertained with great tunes by DJ Jena Red, but it was the Mrs that were the event’s biggest hit,a s they performed several songs to a very excited crowd

We had an amazin time at the event and we want to thank Liz Svatek of One Fabulous Mom, for the invitation.

Sir Ivan Welcomed Us to La La Land

International Banker turned Electro-pop recording artist, Sir Ivan officially released his new single and video La La Land and celebrated with an amazing and memorable Hamptons evening filled with drinks, dancing, guests in a variety of fun and daring costumes, merry-go-round rides, views of Sir Ivan’s gorgeous estate, called Sir Ivan’s Castle (the Playboy Mansion of the East Coast), and a live performance by Sir Ivan himself. Upon entry onto the grounds, guests were treated to crowns, capes, feather boas, giant bunny ears, etc to add to the idea of entering a fantasy land

It took some time for guests to loosen up and get on the merry-go-round but thanks to the sunset toast on the castle roof and a few glasses of the wonderful cocktails got the fun really going

La La Land, which he performed to the excited crowd, is Sir Ivan’s first single release following his highly acclaimed 2009 debut album I Am Peaceman, which primarily consisted of remakes of iconic anti-war songs from the 1960’s. True to his “Peaceman” persona, the words to La La Land depict a perfect world where there is actually peace on earth. At the event, he wore a metallic fuchsia suit and black cape with a glittering fuchsia peace symbol on the back which he happily showed off

La La Land comes on the heels of Sir Ivan’s last two single releases, which were back-to-back Top Ten global hits. The song was produced by the L.A. based team of RussellAli and Jason Evigan, who also created the melody, while Josh Skinner and Sir Ivan are credited with writing the lyrics. The new single features mixes by Grammy nominatedMidiMafia (50 Cent, Justin Bieber, John Legend, Nelly, etc.), Grammy nominated Rosabel (Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, etc.) and the hot new re-mixer duo Papercha$er (Rihanna, Kelly Clarkson, etc.).

Sir Ivan also announced a very generous donation to the Trevor Project, the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay , bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.

G-SHOCK Kicks Off 30th Anniversary w/ EMINEM

G-Shock hosted a Press Conference, introduced a new logo and held an exclusive 30th Anniversary event to celebrate their new product launches and their 30th Anniversary. The day’s events started with a meet-and-greet with G-Shock’s athlete roster, brand ambassadors and the creators of the legendary timepiece. It’s amazing to think this brand was created in 1983 by Casio engineer, Kikuo Ibe

Attendees were shown a preview of G-Shock’s upcoming innovative technology including Bluetooth Technology, Triple G Resist and Smart Access as well as new product releases including new collaboration styles with Eric Haze, DGK, Clot and Burton.


G-Shock also announced a G-Shock and Eminem collaborative timepiece that will be released in Fall of 2013 right before we were ushered into the main event space of the Manhattan Center where Slaughterhouse opened for Eminem who took the stage for a private concert

The event also brought out several celebrities including John Leguizamo, Stephen Baldwin, Adrienne Baillon, Ice T & Coco, Paula Garces, Bryan Greenberg, etc.

Lands End Canvas Spring 2012 Collection

For Spring 2012, Lands End Canvas takes you on a favorite summer activity – the road trip. Discover the great influences along route 66 and beyond as Lands End Canvas takes you on a fashion journey from Paris to San Juan, Napa and Baja. Displayed in different vignettes, the All-American collection featured the brand’s usual layering as well as nautical stripes, plaid, gingham, khaki, easy knits, this summer’s staple – eyelets, and more.

The entire collection oozed easy, classic simplicity and comfort without being too boring. I especially loved the belted dresses – the bold prints, the sweet silhouettes, etc. I loved the unexpected surprise of polka dot underneath the navy drawstring dress. I’m always a fan of the Lands End Canvas accessories and quite a few caught my attention. I also fell madly in love with the crotcheted knit bag featured in the first photo collage above. Other cool accessories included colorful skinny braided belts, wide brimmed hats, fedoras, small cross-body bags, colorful ties for men (which I’ve always loved to use as belts).

Lands End Canvas featured two forms of entertainment, first was the live artwork on one section of the event space by art students from the School of Visual Arts, who painted non-stop throughout the entire event.

Second was a live performance by Boston-based band, The Wandas, who entertained the crowd beyond the end of the event.

Expect to see some of these looks online and in-stores starting this month.

TODAY – ARMANI EXCHANGE Launches A|X Music Soho Series

Armani Exchange, one of the world’s top fashion brands, has announced The A|X Music Soho Series, a monthly in-store event program that showcases cutting edge electronic music talent at the brand’s flagship New York City location. Beginning Saturday October 22nd, some of the world’s most buzzed-about names in dance music will perform intimate DJ sets at the Armani Exchange Soho store, during daytime media events free to the public. Each event will be complemented with custom promotions allowing customers exclusive artist content as well as retail incentives from Armani Exchange. Red Bull also supports this event series.

The A|X Music Soho Series launches with Fool’s Gold artist LA RIOTS on October 22, closing CMJ 2011, from 5pm-9pm, with support from Dim Mak artist THEM JEANS.

To RSVP for this FREE event please visit: http://www.ugpresents.com/axmusicsoho. Enjoy complimentary beverages provided by RED BULL

Today, August 9th – Allen Stone Performs at Diesel 5th Ave

Looking for a fun Tuesday night? Look no further than seeing the amazing Allen Stone will perform at Diesel 5th Ave Store at 685 5th Ave (5th and 54th St.) at 6pm. Not only do you get to enjoy some great music, Tyku Liqueur will also be on hand so you will get to enjoy some amazing cocktails. As an added bonus, Diesel Buyers will be on hand to present the new Jogg Jeans, the perfect combination of Jeans and Sweat Pants – the ultimate comfort. See below for event details.

If you are somehow unable to attend, or if you’re itching to find out more, check out the Jogg Jeans for Women and Jogg Jeans for Men, then run to Diesel to find the best Jogg Jean fit for you.

Paul Frank’s Academy of Awesome Mobile Tour Comes to New York

Come one, come all!! Paul Frank is hosting a kickoff event in honor of their Paul Frank’s Academy of Awesome Mobile Tour. The event will be held tomorrow, July 30th from 4 – 8pm at the Powerhouse Arena (located at 37 Main Street) in the Dumbo, Brooklyn. The New York tour stop is going to be fun for the whole family featuring food and drinks, a Creation Station – custom screen printed tote bags station, Skurvy’s Temporary Tattoo Parlor, celeb attendees and a Battle of the Bands with LIVE music!

The event is fun for the whole family and I mean the whole family – Activities aren’t just for two-legged attendees – dogs will have their fair share of fun too! The lucky winners of the Puppy Prom will win a Paul Frank Puppy Prize Package while the other dogs relax and enjoy their day in the VIP Barking Lounge. Other popular attractions include Team Julius vs. Team Skurvy Ping Pong Tournament, National Rock Paper Scissors Tournament, the Interactive Music Listening Lounge, and the Social Networking & Gaming Lounge.