West Hollywood Celebrities Rocked the house, On February 7, 2012, Café La Boheme — world-renown for 5-star cuisine and stunning interior – once again opened its Tuscan country villa doors to host the party of the century! Over 100 of Hollywood’s finest turned out to celebrate Valentine’s Day and grab a ‘sneak peek’ at what’s hot for the Oscar® Red Carpet. “This is amazing!” said former Oscar Winner Michael Clarke Duncan. “Such amazing gifts, delicious food, a wonderful ambiance and I’m running into so many of my friends!” “Yes, this is really an A-class event!” added former Oscar Winner Louis Gossett, Jr. “I’ve been to many gifting lounges, but nothing like this! I feel so honored to have been invited! added “Dancing With The Stars” diva Karina Smirnoff. “There are so many beautiful things here – I am overwhelmed,” said the beautiful Brandi Glanville of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
This highly coveted invitation-only event, sponsored by world-renown couture designer Sanaz Afsar for SAFIR, and produced by Doris Bergman in association with Michelle Lee Faulkner, indulged guests with an incredible array of fashion for him and her including bespoke tuxedoes and suits, the finest in skin care, stunning jewelry, fabulous fragrance, couture gowns, custom hats, sexy lingerie, couture handbags, the finest in electronics, hand-rolled cigars, gourmet cuisine, delectable sweets, exotic spirits and more!
Hollywood’s beloved Ann Lopez, handsome hunk, Anontio Sabato, Jr., Chris McDonald, Diedre Hall, Eric & Eliza Roberts, Judd Nelson, Kimberly Elise, Kevin Eubanks, Carla & Lou Ferrigno, Rosa Blasi, Marina Sirtis, Obba Babbatunde, Omarosa, Oscar & Ursala Nunez, “Castle’s” Tamala Jones, “Criminal Minds’” Thomas Gibson, Marisa Ramirez, Sofia Milos, to name a few, were among the bevy of celebrities and industry VIPS who were treated to the best of the best! William & Elizabeth Shatner beamed into the party hours before they were leaving for Broadway where Shatner opens his solo show at the Music Box Theatre on February 14, entitled “Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It.” In honor of opening night, couture designer, Sanaz Afsar for SAFIR gifted Elizabeth Shatner with a stunning off-the-shoulder blue/gray silk gown, embellished with hand-sewn Swarowski crystals!
In the spirit of giving back, guests brought new or slightly-worn clothing to donate to Operation Dress Up!, a student-run California non-profit organization. All heads turned when “Criminal Minds” Joe Mantegna showed up with a box-load of clothing for donation to the charity! The box was so big that his assistant had to help Joe carry it into the venue! What a guy!
Gifts and services were provided by Art Lewin & Co. Custom Clothiers, LYON Fine Jewelry,
Michael Marcus Cosmetics,Nu-4-You Eye Make-up Fallout Protector, Lusciouss jewelry, Twisted Silver®, evening bags and accessories by Charlie Lapson, exclusive chapeaus designed by Baron Hats, Single® by Galina Sobolev, eclectic and vintage-inspired accessories by Road Kill Boutique, colorful Tee’s & caps for men and women by SMYLE, sexy lingerie by Dulcenea, fabulous fragrance Insatiable Blu & Insatiable Pink by Azure Skye™, bath and shower treats by Spongeables® LLC, NICKEL Skin Care Line for men, ObeyYourBody® Decorin Age-control Day Cream SPF-15 Anti-Wrinkle Treatment, hair care by BodyWealth & Ms. Jessy’s, the ‘Holland Collection” by OPI, nail-art kits by Nail Glam, iharmonix™ Qi-7 Extreme-Performance Mobile Earphones and Zmix Metalix Premium Snap-On Phone Cover by Qmadix, Pauline’s Pecan Brittle, Honest Tea, California Girl Chronicles, authored by Michelle Risley, Kusmi Tea, Hacienda de Chihuahua Sotol Plata Tequila, Blue Angel Ultra Premium Vodka, The Chocolate Traveler, Leon Cigars, Bootleg Chocolate and Café La Boheme’s cuisine created by 5-star executive chef, Christine Banta.