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California Winemaker Sir Peter Michael Recipient of Wine Spectator’s Distinguished Service Award for 2014

Sir-Peter-MichaelNative Londoner and early Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sir Peter Michael is the recipient of Wine Spectator’s Distinguished Service Award for 2014. Michael has produced outstanding wines for over 24 years. He made his fortune in high-tech before pursuing a dream to build a world-class winery in California. He will accept the award at the New York Wine Experience on Oct. 18.

Sir Peter Michael also takes the cover of the Nov. 15 issue of Wine Spectator—on newsstands Oct. 21—which highlights the Englishman’s quest (over 6,000 miles from London) to make great wine in California. Peter Michael Winery is located in Sonoma County’s remote Knights Valley, just north of Napa Valley. Highlights of Michael’s winery and career include: (more...)

Celebrity Chef Kerry Simon Battling MSA – Multiple System Atrophy – and Raising Awareness to Rare Disease

Chef Kerry Simon

Chef Kerry Simon

While battling is certainly nothing new for “Iron Chef” winner Kerry Simon, he never dreamed he’d be facing an ongoing daily battle for his life. Kerry has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of Parkinson’s disease. There is little known about this rare form of the disease, MSAmultiple system atrophy, than unfortunately is known. It’s Kerry’s passion to now bring awareness to the disease, by sharing his own extremely personal and heart-wrenching story. (more...)

Secret Room Events 2014 Primetime Emmy Style Lounge

Dr. Sam Saleh with actor Michael Vartan

Secret Room Events held a grand gifting suite in honor of the 66th Emmy Awards, at upscale Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills.  What a fun way for celebrities, VIPs and the media to come together to not only get the excitement revved up, but to support charities and explore brands from across the world who came to share their products with Hollywood. (more...)

GBK Brought Together Celebrities, Charities & New Brands at Annual Luxury Gift Lounge Honoring 2014 Emmy® Awards

Heather McComb, Sam Trammell

Heather McComb, Sam Trammell

GBK kicked off Emmy week in lavish fashion by honoring  the 2014 Emmy Award Nominees and Presenters, at their annual GBK Gift Lounge. The premier luxury lifestyle gift lounge and special events company created an opportunity for celebrities enjoy luxury lifestyle gifts and an opportunity to participate in creative fundraising, while celebrating one of Hollywood’s most  glamorous events. (more...)

Get the Look! Christina Hendricks Hair by Celebrity Hairstylist Gregory Russell

Christina HendricksChristina Hendricks looked as beautiful as ever… well maybe a little extra tonight at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. To frame her beautiful face was a gorgeous hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Gregory Russell, created for Christina Hendricks at the 2014 Emmy Awards.

To get that Hollywood glamour look updated as Modern, luxurious waves, here is how Celebrity hairstylist Gregory Russell gave nominee Christina Hendricks textured waves inspired by her red Marchesa Gown for tonight’s red carpet:

·         To begin, Russell applied John Frieda Luxurious Volume Building Mousse to Christina’s roots when her hair was damp

·         He then sprayed the John Frieda Luxurious Volume Fine to Full Blow-Out Spray to her ends and rough dried/scrunched her hair until it was 95% dry. (more...)

The Beauty Makers: Make Up Artist Vanessa Scali Beautifies Christina Hendricks for the Emmys

Christina HendricksStars dazzled at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.  Wonder how they do it? With a little help from their friends! Tonight we highlight Makeup Artist, Vanessa Scali, who created a simple, yet bold makeup look for Christina Hendricks at the Emmys this evening.

Want to achieve her look? Here are the ingredients to a flawless finish!

To correspond with her red Marchesa gown and Neil Lane jewelry, Scali created a soft golden eye, subtle flushed cheeks and a stained red lip.

“Christina has the most beautiful alabaster skin, so I always use foundation and concealer sparingly on her,” says Scali. After prepping her skin, Scali used the Pür Minerals Liquid Veil 4-in-1 Spray Foundation* and Pür Minerals Disappearing Act 4-in-1 Concealer. (more...)


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