Archive for September 2012

"A Perfect Event eMagazine" Launch Party fit for Marie Antoinette!

The Hostess with the Mostest, Debi Lilly, founder "A Perfect Event", "A Perfect Event eMagazine" and Debi Lilly Designs.
Debi Lilly is a nationally renowned event-planning expert based in Chicago. She is the founder and president of A Perfect Event – one of Chicago’s most successful special event companies with a faithful (and famous) following, including Oprah Winfrey!  She regularly appears on The Nate Berkus Show with delightful party planning tips and now, for... Read more »

Rocker Pete Wentz Deejays Green Tie Ball on Watch312.com!

Rocker Pete Wentz Deejays Green Tie Ball on Watch312.com!
The recent Green Tie Ball was themed “Alice in Wonderland” and featured amazing visuals from Red Moon Theater Company with rocker Pete Wentz deejaying!  This exciting night raised more than $450,000 for Chicago Gateway Green.  Check out this Watch312.com video and see all of the magic!

Chicagoan Strikes Gold at New York Fashion Week!

Actress/designer India de Beaufort (L) and model.
One of the top emerging designer collective showcases during New York Fashion Week, was created AND produced by Chicago’s very own Dionne Williams.  Now in its 4th season, “EMERGE!  A Fashion Runway Show”, recently showcased the spring 2013 collections of an elite group of emerging designers from around the world. The organizers for this  highly... Read more »
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Kim Kardashian, Heidi Klum and Rachel Zoe Highlight Shoe God Brian Atwood's Star-Filled Party Celebrating New Campaign and First Flagship Store!

Heidi Klum, Brian Atwood and Rachel Zoe
Handsome shoe god, Brian Atwood, celebrated his new campaign and first flagship store at 655 Madison Avenue in New York with a star-filled celebration at the Four Season’s Restaurant on Wednesday, September 5th.  More than 700 guests mixed with A-list celebs as DJ Mick Boogie played hot mixes but nothing could be hotter than the... Read more »

New Royal Family Woes?! Kate SHOULDN'T Be Sunbathing Topless. Period!

New Royal Family Woes?! Kate SHOULDN'T Be Sunbathing Topless. Period!
Listen, no one is a bigger fan of the Royal family than me.  I’ve watched every wedding beginning to end, bought all of the mags with Diana’s fashionable photos, felt her pain for Charles’ cheating ways, cried when paparazzi drove her to her death, cried with happiness when her handsome son found his soulmate but... Read more »

2012 International Hunter/Jumper Derby: See Poetry in Motion on Watch312.com

Come along for the ride as I travel to Annali Farms in Antioch for the 4th Annual Chicago Hunter Derby sponsored by Canadian National.  This event, hosted by Chicago Equestrians for a Cause (and founded by Margaret Benjamin),  benefitted the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, the University of Chicago Cancer Research... Read more »
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D-Licious! Derrick Rose Becomes Equity Owner and Lead Spokesman for Giordano's Pizza

D-Licious! Derrick Rose Becomes Equity Owner and Lead Spokesman for Giordano's Pizza
Giordano’s Famous Stuffed Pizza is proud to announce that basketball superstar, Derrick Rose, has joined its team as an equity owner and national spokesperson. Derrick is partnering with Giordano’s as the first nationally-recognized athlete and celebrity spokesperson to align with the iconic pizza company in its nearly 40-year history. The hoops MVP will appear in... Read more »

The World Premiere of “Stand Up Guys” will Open the 48th Chicago International Film Festival With Stars Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin and Juliana Margulies!

The World Premiere of “Stand Up Guys” will Open the 48th Chicago International Film Festival With Stars Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin and Juliana Margulies!
The eyes of the entertainment world will be on Chicago when the 48th Chicago International Film Festival opens with the World Premiere of the highly anticipated film “Stand Up Guys.” Produced by Chicagoan Tom Rosenberg (Academy Award® winner, “Million Dollar Baby”) and directed by Chicagoan Fisher Stevens (Academy Award ® winner, “The Cove”), the film... Read more »

Stella Foster's BIG Retirement Party Leaves Fans With Hope (PICS!)

Stella Foster always signed off on her column with “yeah, I said it” and at her BIG retirement party August 28th, she did indeed say it to NBC president and general manager, Larry Wert, when he asked her point blank if she was really retiring.  Her hesitation and half-hearted “yeah” gave everyone in the room... Read more »
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