Article by Guest Reviewer Isabel Bowser / Creative Director of BIKINI SHELL
|Photo by: Mark Bowers|
The VIP Reception of H&M at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace caused quite a stir recently. As the curtains opened, the red carpet line grew longer and cameras flashed non-stop. The unveiling of Alber Ebaz for Lanvin’s Collection at H&M spent little time on the racks, which was no surprise since Lanvin’s last collection sold out immediately.
The rush hour was filled with ushers in mad hatter top hats, jugglers, jesters, and show girls in red and white signature H&M feathers. The red carpet consisted of Madonna, Lady Gaga, Cher and Gwen Stefani lookalikes greeting and sharing photo moments with the eager shoppers, look-a-bees and fans.
The three open loft floors were impressive and grand like the mighty Goddesses that stood yards away. The latest Lanvin micro mini played on the wall like art showing us how to wear the new fashion in multi-moods and occasions. You can be the ultimate celebrity in your own looks thanks to Lanvin.
Mannequins and disco balls hung like chandeliers as waiters and hostesses came by with champagne and hors d’oeuvres. Lucky VIP guests were given an instant 25% off.
Although the evening’s guests were given gift bags containing a gentleman’s Lanvin Bow Tie and RED LANVIN lipstick for her, the public was not forgotten on the Official Opening Day. The first 1,000 shoppers were to receive gift cards with a value up to $1000. Put that in your stocking.
|Photo by Mark Bowers|
About the Author
Growing up in Los Angeles and Monterey, CA; Issa took her interests to San Francisco where she studied under the school and thought of Xerox Park influences with the Director of Conceptual Design, where she received a BA in Fine Arts from SFSU. Prior to that, she had been developing her skills as a model, actress and Fashion Show Art Director in the club scene; gaining an internship with the prestigious MACY’s Passport Benefit for Aids Foundation as the Model Intern, all while working in the seats of Wall Street at her day job at BofA Securities as the 4am Trading Receptionist. Issa took all she learned from both the on-hands business and underground art world and recreated what she developed as a Conceptual Designer to form Bikini Shell. Issa also writes and performs celebrity interviews for her own Fashion Blog and is currently published in several magazines. Contact: email@example.com
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