SHOPPING LOS ANGELES: Fred Segal’s Pre-Sale Shopping Event

Attention LA shoppers, Fred Segal will be holding a pre-sale shopping event at their Santa Monica store on Thursday, September 26th from 5pm to 9pm! You will be the first to enjoy 50% off selected merchandise before the three week long sale begins the next day, Friday, September 27th. In addition, any customer who brings in the below e-vite, gets an additional 10% off their purchase.

WHAT: Fred Segal Private Presale Event
WHERE: 420 & 500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401
WHEN: September 26th 5-9pm

Enjoy the fabulous shopping.

LA Event Alert: Kiehl’s LifeRide Finale: Celebrities Join Celebration for amfAR

Hello Los Angeles. I have a great event for you and it is FREE. To cap off their nine-day philanthropic motorcycle ride from Seattle to LA to raise funds and awareness for amfAR, Kiehl’s is putting on an exciting PUBLIC finale event at The Grove in Los Angeles. The free and open to the public event, held August 8th from 12-3pm, includes a celebrity ride up (celebrity riders listed below), a check presentation ceremony with Global Fundraising Chairman Sharon Stone, performances by Kelis and DJ Spinderella, an interactive photo booth with Harley-Davidson, temporary tattoo artists and more.

To help further support Kiehl’s has introduced a Limited Edition Ultimate Strength Hand Salve, a new, jumbo size of the company’s classic formula and customer favorite. 100% of the net profits from the sale of this product, up to $25,000, will benefit amfAR.

This year’s celebrity riders include John Corbett, Gilles Marini, Kurt Yaeger, Grant Reynolds, Kiehl’s President Chris Salgardo, amfAR CEO Kevin Robert Frost, Teddy Sears, Ben Cohen, Jon Beck, Conrad Leach, Tricia Helfer, Jason Lee and Katee Sackhoff.

Kiehl’s will also offer a celebration discount of 15% off all purchases, with the exception of charitable products and value sets, all day on Thursday, Aug. 8, and will donate that 15% difference to amfAR, up to the $125,000 total donation.

For more information about LifeRide and how to get involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS is available at

YOU’RE INVITED: Alpinestars by Denise Focil & ASTARS Trunk Show

If you live in Los Angeles (I’m jealous of you at this current freezing NYC moment) and are free this Saturday, then you’ll definitely need to take some time out to enjoy what is sure to be a great fashion event. Sip on cocktails and toast to the new collections from Alpinestars by Denise Focil and sister brand ASTARS hosted by RACKED LA’S Natalie Alcala as Fred Segal Girl previews the new styles from these fabulous contemporary lines! See above invite for all deets but just in case, date, time and location are below.

WHERE: Fred Segal Girl, 420 Broadway, Santa Monica CA

WHEN: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 3-7pm

VIP Gift Bags with Purchase


You’re Invited: 7th Annual Shall We Dance Benefit Gala

Time to pull out your dancing shoes ladies and gentlemen and support an amazing charity and star-studded event. On Saturday, May 11th, 2013, The Coalition for At-Risk Youth (CARRY), a nonprofit organization dedicated to changing the lives of foster youth suffering from skin disorders founded by dermatologist Dr. Pearl E. Grimes in 2005, will host its annual gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The event, named “Shall We Dance” will feature an intimate evening with Motown.

This year’s event will honor four individuals who have personally touched the lives of at-risk youth – Tyler Perry, Janie Bradford, Dr. Jerome R. Porath and Laura Hunter, J.D. Held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, the event’s activities will flow as follows:

5:00pm – Red Carpet
6:30pm – 7:30pm – Silent Auction and Cocktail Reception
7:30pm – 12:00am – Gala Program and Entertainment

The evening’s entertainment includes legendary singer and songwriter Brenda Russell, Grammy Award winner Thelma Houston, the amazing Fernando Harkless, and the Adam “Aejay’e” Jackson Full Spectrum Band.  Tickets for this wonderful event are $295.00 and can be purchased at with all proceeds benefiting CARRY.

CARRY, The Coalition for At-Risk Youth, is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing the lives of foster children and at-risk youth suffering from skin disorders and physical illnesses. Founded by dermatologist Dr. Pearl Grimes, CARRY’s team of motivated leaders in the Los Angeles area includes medical professionals, corporate leaders, attorneys, educators, social service advocates and members of the entertainment community. CARRY provides a wide range of services, including pro-bono dermatological and medical treatment, self empowerment, and social skills programs for at-risk and foster youth in the greater Los Angeles area.