Fashion influencers, models and top bloggers including Jasmine Sanders (aka Golden Barbie), Delilah Belle Hamlin, Chantel Jeffries, Ava Dash, Nala Wayans, Bella Harris, Jasmine Brown, Rachel Cook, Suede Brooks, Chase Carter, Sierra Egen, Sierra Schwartz, Meredith Mickelson, Ally Johnson, Alissa Violet, Sophie Jaffe, all dressed in L.A. Hearts and PacSun, to celebrate the new L.A. Hearts Spring 2017 Swimwear collection with PacSun with a private dinner party at Delilah in West Hollywood.
Guests enjoyed tarot readings, a custom dessert bar, a 3-D sand art photo station, custom drinks in carved coconut shells, and more revelry while viewing the new collection. Cheers to Pacific Sunwear of California for showing off our state’s lifestyle and youth culture!
As a freelance travel and food writer, Melissa's articles have been published on AAA World Magazine, Lonely Planet, Zagat Stories, Roadtrippers, Canadian Traveller, Business Insider, MoneyInc, Resident Magazine (NYC), JohnnyJet, Heart of the Hotel, World Footprints, and many more. Some of her favorite travel articles can be found in Darling Magazine. She also writes for local print magazines such as SoCal Life Magazine, Malibu Coast Lifestyle Magazine, Conejo Valley Lifestyle Magazine, LA Travel Magazine, and LA Downtowner. Her love of adventure and learning was fueled while traveling around the world at age 20 on Semester at Sea. She received a Master's degree in Education, taught in England on a Fulbright scholarship, and has been an educator for over 20 years. Over the last decade, she has worked with high-profile families in the Los Angeles area.
After growing up in Connecticut and a decade in Washington, DC, west coast living has won her over. Living in LA for the last 15 years has brought Melissa so much joy - thus why LaLaScoop was born. A desire to cover and discover the Best of LA became a shared passion that expanded to numerous guest writers bringing the 'LaLaScoop. Besides writing and helping children learn on Zoom during the pandemic, Melissa spends her free time seeking out the next adventure, savoring the Malibu coastline, discovering new hikes, and looking for unique finds for her new Palm Springs home. Contact her at Melissa@lalascoop.com.
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