Living like movie stars at the EcoLuxe Lounge

IMG_6951This weekend marks the beginning of popular music festival Coachella, which takes place in Indio, California. And on Sunday the MTV Movie Awards hit the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

In anticipation of the star-studded weekend, Durkin Entertainment put on Ecoluxe Lounge Rock ’N Rolla Movie Awards Road to Coachella at the chic Hollywood hotspot Avalon, followed by a cocktail party at Bardot.

First Candy and I came across this super interesting project, called Letters to the Universe. It kind of reminded me of PostSecret (which I LOVE), as we were given a postcard, on which to write our feelings. However, in this case we were asked to write a letter – as I’m sure you could guess – to the universe. Continue reading


“Glow up… don’t grow up” – Birchbox/Benefit night out

Birchbox hosted a launch party for Benefit’s roller lash mascara on Wednesday in Santa Monica.

Bubbly was flowing, cupcakes were available, beauty experts were on-hand, and I was joined by my favorite actress with style, Candy Washington. IMG_6872

First – champagne glasses in hand – we checked out some of the makeup Benefit had to offer, and let me tell you, there was a lot.

Before we got too lost in our shopping we were whisked away to our brow treatments, for which we were both a little nervous. I had never had my brows waxed before.

That probably sounds crazy, but between my barely-there fair brows and long bangs, I’d just never really given it much thought. Continue reading

Popping champagne and avoiding abduction… with LA Travel Magazine

On Friday my friend Candy and I were pumped to dress up and visit Hollywood icon the Bardot.

The occasion was LA Travel Magazine‘s winter launch party, which boasted champagne, live performances, and the chance to win a trip to Europe.

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Of course we quickly made our way to the champagne table, which was beautifully decorated with an arrangement of Miss Lingard/white Phlox flowers. Continue reading