It’s summer in LA. The weather is hot, and everyone is flying off to exotic destinations. But before you set foot on a plane, make sure you've packed the next 7 items in your suitcase. Click through the slideshow to see what you’ll need to stay fresh-faced and gorgeous right out of the airport.
Over the weekend in LA, some of entertainment's biggest stars made it out to the 2014 BET Awards, where performers including John Legend, Pharrell, and Iggy Azalea took to the stage, the Mad Men cast and crew held a private wrap party where stars Jon Hamm, January Jones, and Elisabeth Moss partied with Johnnie Walker and Brooks Brothers at the Roosevelt Hotel Pool, and more!
- On Thursday evening, Bonobos Guideshop hosted a party in honor of the arrival of their store in LA at 101 S. La Brea Ave. The flocks of invite-only guests nibbled on Sugarfish sushi and sipped refreshments from Heineken, Ciroc, Zacapa Rum, AQUAhydrate and Cloverjuice while relishing their private preview of the newest store, which officially opens Friday, June 27th. The exclusive crowd listened to DJ Michelle Pesce's beats and further celebrated by taking snaps of themselves in front of the trendiest new equipment: a SELFY mirror, a full length mirror to serve as the perfect selfie spot.
Before you go adding anything new to your wardrobe, you need to make sure you have these summer essentials covered first. From masculine floral shirts to updated brogues, these pieces will make putting together that perfect outfit that much easier. The beginning of June is the perfect time to go shopping for summer, so click through for our list of men's must-haves for summer 2014.
It's time to find out where some of the best parties and events are happening this week. As always, you can find the full details as well as more events on our Calendar. [Photo by The London West Hollywood]
Over the weekend in L.A., Emmy Rossum and Victoria Justice partied with Kate Spade Saturday to celebrate the summer solstice while Kelly Osbourne, Jamie Chung, and Gavin Rossdale joined Montblanc and Urban Arts Partnership for their production of 24 Hour Plays, and more! Click through for all the details!
Barak Ballet continues to shine. On Thursday, June 19th, L.A.'s newest contemporary ballet company brought the house down with their second program at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica. VIP guests enjoyed wine, floating hors d'oeuvres, and live music before heading into the theater for the real treat, the performance. Program included two world premieres by artistic director Melissa Barak in collaboration with award winning High School Musical composer David Lawrence, and by dance extraordinaire Darrell Grand Moultrie, who has choreographed on legendary companies from Smuin Ballet to pop artists such as Beyonce. Keep clicking through to see more photos from the elegant reception and performance. [Photos by Erid A. Reid]
Over the week in Los Angeles, Vanessa Hudgens and Jamie Chung got down at the Svedka Summer Samba, television's best came out to attend the 4th Annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards, Kelly Osbourne hosted Refinery29 and Cadillac's Driven By Digital: Leaders in Style + Tech Event, and more!