Make the most of your time in Malibu

This article was first published in print in Where Traveler LA, July 2022 edition (Page 14 – 16) Malibu: Find your low-key coastal bliss Relax and explore the dreamy coastline – where stars, surfers, sun seekers, beach babes, and nature lovers have flocked for a century to get away from it all It’s easy to understand why Malibu is a top SoCal destination – with its … Continue reading Make the most of your time in Malibu

Beauty Products to help you look (and feel) fresh while traveling

Hydration is key when traveling – like drinking water before, during, and after a long flight. But while in full summer travel mode, it makes sense to bring along beauty products that will give you a boost – due to the way they feel, smell, or make you look after being trapped for hours on an airplane.  We LaLaScoop’d hundreds of beauty products this year … Continue reading Beauty Products to help you look (and feel) fresh while traveling

“The Journey” Hollywood Premiere Marks an Historic Night

Those who follow my musical theatre writing career know that I truly appreciate the storytelling, artistry, and emotionality of Japanese manga and anime – especially the way in which they can be translated to western-style theatre, film, and music. On April 12, 2022, I had the opportunity to attend the world premiere of Manga Productions’ newest action fantasy film, THE JOURNEY, directed by Kobun Shizuno … Continue reading “The Journey” Hollywood Premiere Marks an Historic Night

Guide to Planning a Baby Shower in LA

Nailing down the details of a baby shower may seem overwhelming, whether this is the first one you’ve planned or you’ve gotten a bit rusty. Luckily, LA offers plenty of fun options for mommies to be and their friends and family! Things will be smooth sailing in no time with a bit of help — from deciding on a theme to planning fun and inclusive … Continue reading Guide to Planning a Baby Shower in LA

Best dressed at Neon Carnival 2022

The world is ready to live again and every age is ready to dress up in any crazy outfit imaginable to express their personality. Add dancing and booze, a late-night outdoor club carnival with celebs and beautiful people in the desert near the Coachella Music and Arts Festival – and you’ve created the best way to let loose in 2022! Here are some of the … Continue reading Best dressed at Neon Carnival 2022

Coachella’s sizzling party scene is bigger than ever in 2022

After a two-year hiatus, Coachella is back in the desert, bigger than ever with more bands and brands and even grander parties. While the intimacy was missed with smaller venues in previous years, (like Rachel Zoe’s ZOEasis at the Parker and Neon Carnival games where you could easily win a $100 gift card from Pac Sun) those days seem to be over, with many events … Continue reading Coachella’s sizzling party scene is bigger than ever in 2022

Give your home a spring refresh with Ruggable X Nina Takesh Collection and learn decorating tips from a pro

Nina Takesh is a Los Angeles-based high-end interior designer known for her chic, subtle, and modern aesthetic with a Parisian flair. Recently, she partnered with Ruggable, the most popular lightweight rug brand that is stain-resistant, water-resistant, and designed to fit conveniently in your home washing machine—even the 9×12! Each rug comes with an easy-to-clean Rug Pad that features a nonslip back, which is made of the same … Continue reading Give your home a spring refresh with Ruggable X Nina Takesh Collection and learn decorating tips from a pro

Celebs celebrate pre-Oscars at the eBay and GBK Brand Bar Luxury Lounge

GBK Brand Bar, the team behind the decade’s most exclusive gifting lounges, hosted the 2022 eBay & GBK Brand Bar Pre-Oscar Luxury Lounge at the Beverly Wilshire with a private retail activation and personalized closet cleanout program in support of the American Red Cross to benefit Ukraine. Celebrities and VIPs had a chance to donate, socialize, and be introduced to a plethora of new brands. … Continue reading Celebs celebrate pre-Oscars at the eBay and GBK Brand Bar Luxury Lounge

Debbie Durkin’s ECOLUXE Lounge 2022 celebrates the Oscars

For over ten years, Debbie Durkin has proudly hosted award nominees, directors, producers, screenwriters, VIP talent, and more with a luxury ‘Walk-Thru’ party gifting event with countless sponsors. This outdoor spring affair at The Beverly Hilton Hotel allowed guests to mingle over a scrumptious buffet lunch, clink gold shimmery champagne toasts, and even adopt a pet on-site thanks to Wagmor Pets, a non-profit dog rescue … Continue reading Debbie Durkin’s ECOLUXE Lounge 2022 celebrates the Oscars

GBK Brand Bar’s Pre-Oscar Lounge returns in 2022 to gift nominees and support Ukraine

The ultra-exclusive Pre-Oscar Luxury GBK Brand Bar Lounge returns to the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in LA in 2022 gifting attendees high-end watches and handbags thanks to sponsor eBay. GBK CEO Gavin Keilly will welcome nominees not only from the Oscars but SAG, Golden Globe, and GRAMMY Awards since this is the first lounge of the year. With a 26-years selling high-value goods, eBay is the … Continue reading GBK Brand Bar’s Pre-Oscar Lounge returns in 2022 to gift nominees and support Ukraine