February 5, 2014 |
Costume and production designer Catherine Martin will receive the Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Award for her work on husband and director Baz Luhrmann's film adaptation of “The Great Gatsby,” the Rodeo Drive Committee and the city of Beverly Hills announced Wednesday. The award presentation is scheduled to take place Feb. 28 at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills. The Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Award was established in 2003 to honor significant contributions to the style and entertainment worlds.
March 3, 2014 |
In the once-grand foyer of a dark mansion, with rain whipping at the windows, Tobey Maguire raises a glass of Champagne and offers a toast to Catherine the Great. Although it sounds like a scene straight out of "The Great Gatsby," it wasn't West Egg but Beverly Hills. And Maguire was among the guests gathered in an electricity-challenged (thanks to the storm) Greystone Mansion on Friday night to honor the addition of "Gatsby" costume and production designer Catherine Martin -- a two-time (and soon to be four-time)
November 1, 2009 |
Reigning European monarchs don't come along every day, not even to Beverly Hills. So it was no surprise that event patrons and other guests at the Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Awards felt privileged to attend a private party at Cartier with Prince Albert II, who arrived from Monaco to represent his mother, the late Princess Grace of Monaco. This year, the city of Beverly Hills and the Rodeo Drive Committee honored both Cartier and Princess Grace with plaques on the famed luxury street.
October 30, 2011 |
Missoni is having a moment. Last month, the Italian luxury label's Missoni for Target collaboration was so hotly sought after that it caused the retailer's website to crash. EBay was flooded with resales of the stuff — some 21,000 items at one point — at inflated prices, including a pair of boots a Tulsa, Okla., woman posted for $31,000, in hopes, she wrote in the auction listing, of funding her daughter's college tuition. Orders for the Missoni spring 2012 ready-to-wear line got a post-frenzy boost, and the company is pondering a mid-priced line.
March 13, 2003 |
The inaugural Rodeo Drive Walk of Style ceremony to honor designer Giorgio Armani and to unveil Robert Graham's sculpture "Torso" at the intersection of Rodeo Drive and Dayton Way in Beverly Hills has been postponed because of "the current world situation," directors of the Rodeo Drive Committee said. The event, scheduled for Wednesday, is on hold until "such a time as there is easing of tension," said Peri Ellen Berne, president of the organization. -- Louise Roug
February 21, 2004 |
Designer Tom Ford is next up for the Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Award. On March 28, he will be honored with a party and a plaque in the sidewalk of a street that personifies high style. Designer Giorgio Armani was previously honored in this way. But first, Ford must finish his farewell tour. He will present his last women's ready-to-wear collection for Gucci in Milan next week and his last for Yves Saint Laurent in Paris in early March.