Mikeya is a reporter specializing in fashion and entertainment news. She is also the Owner/Publicist of iT Factor Agency and the Creative Director and Stylist for The Glamour Groupe. She recently relocated from Chicago to Los Angeles to expand both companies and is excited to be working with PPLA.
We had the pleasure of attending “An Evening With Women,” an event produced by Linda Perry to benefit the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center. The event is one of the premiere LGBT events in Los Angeles, shining a spotlight on lesbians and bisexual women and their allies. Hosted by Kathy Griffin, the evening consisted of a cocktail reception, dinner, auction and performances by some of the biggest names in the industry at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Being a HUGE Madonna fan, I was thrilled when I heard that her Material Girl Collection at Macy’s would be hosting a Pop-Up Exhibit featuring iconic costumes that the singer has worn throughout her career. Die-hard fans stood in a line wrapped around the corner at Century City Mall waiting to see the exhibit, and celebrities couldn't wait to walk the pink carpet to attend this event.
This weekend we attended the Team True Beauty “Empowering From Within” Panel Event. Founded by Brittany Miller (President) and Meriam Bouarrouj (Vice-President), Team True Beauty is an organization that encourages people to use their voices and believe in their worth and purpose. They also raise further awareness on the dangers of eating disorders and promote healthy body images.
I can’t believe that it was a year ago that designer consignment boutique, Buttons and Bows opened their doors in downtown L.A. Karen Marley (Bob Marley's daughter) and Monique Aquino have had great success over the past year and Buttons and Bows has become a popular destination to shop in the fashion district. They decided to celebrate that success with an invite-only party for their loyal customers and supporters.
Luxury fashion brand, iiJin debuted their Fall/Winter 2013 “The Love Revolution” collection at Avalon in Hollywood. The brand is famous for their invisible wedge shoes which are popular with several celebrities including: Brandy, Kelly Clarkson, Cyndi Lauper, Carly Rae Jepsen, Vanessa Hudgens, Lil Mama, Taraji P. Henson, Randy Jackson, Mario Lopez and more!
For West Week 2013, Baker Furniture hosted an event at their beautiful showroom at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood with featured guest, celebrity stylist, George Kotsiopoulos of E!'s Fashion Police.
This past week, LA fashionistas got to experience what they love best…Fashion! Several designers presented their collections at venues across the city. The largest and most popular events were Style Fashion Week and LA Fashion Weekend.
One of the best Oscar Awards viewing parties in Los Angeles is the Annual Night of 100 Stars Gala presented by Norby Walters. This year we celebrated 23 years of bringing together TV and Film stars to watch the Oscars in style over a formal sit-down dinner in the Crystal Ballroom at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Press Pass LA was among the guests for our second year in a row!
INSIDE THE YM GRAMMYS LUXURY GIFT LOUNGE
The week of the Grammy Awards is one of the most exciting times of the year during award season! There are always tons of events, parties and the highly anticipated gifting suites during the week. Celebrities were invited out to the YM & Associates red carpet, exclusive Grammy Awards 2013 Gifting Suite Experience at a private location in Beverly Hills.
THE RECORDING ACADEMY: "PLAY IT FORWARD" GRAMMY EVENT WITH LEANN RIMES, DIONNE WARWICK, ED SHEERAN AND MORE
The Grammys is the most anticipated awards show of the year that celebrates the best of the best in music. We attended the 15th Annual Grammy Foundation Music Preservation Project event, “Play It Forward: A Celebration of Music’s Evolution and Influencers” sponsored by Seagate.