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

ECOLUXE RockNRolla Movie and TV Awards Lounge at Yamashiro Hollywood

On Friday, June 3rd, Debbie Durkin’s ECOLUXE Rock ’N Rolla Lounge kicked off Summer 2022 with an event in honor of the MTV Movie & TV Awards and Pride month. This year’s event also benefited the Ukrainian Cultural Center of LA supporting the people of Ukraine.  @ukrainianculturecenterla The covid-safe walk-thru event was held at the historic mountain palace, Yamashiro Hollywood in the garden courtyard and … Continue reading ECOLUXE RockNRolla Movie and TV Awards Lounge at Yamashiro Hollywood

New product launch: Shiseido introduces WASO skincare collection

We are always drawn to Japanese skincare products because the Japanese always seem to get it right. A great percentage of their population lives past 100 and culturally they have been at the forefront of beauty regimens and flawless skin. While Shiseido’s new youthful brand WASO may be targeting Gen-Z with their sustainable packaging, lower price point, and skin concerns like blemishes, visible pores, and … Continue reading New product launch: Shiseido introduces WASO skincare collection

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

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

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

Nike Enters NFT Scene with New HQ in LA

With cryptocurrencies going mainstream, a new version has recently hit the market: non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. CNN describes them as one-of-a-kind digital artworks and collectibles that people can buy, trade, or re-sell. They have become highly valuable, raking in thousands of dollars. An NFT of popular icon Nyan Cat sold for $600,000 while LeBron James’ slam dunk went for $200,000. With the growing popularity of NFTs, it … Continue reading Nike Enters NFT Scene with New HQ in LA

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022

Appreciate your lover or acknowledge someone you care about this Valentine’s Day with a fun and memorable gift. Valentine’s Day can be more than just romantic love – a month-long celebration of giving extending to your best gal pals. “Galentine’s Day” is also for your single gals, best gals, and gals who are like family. Get inspired with our LaLaScoop list of ways to show … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022