Sue Wong Presents: Beauty. Magic. Transformation
WHAT: Jewels and Pinstripes is creating 15 Celebrity Gift Bags for Sue Wong Presents: Beauty. Magic. Transformation. Fall 2008 Presentation & Norma Talmadge Estate Unveiling
WHEN: Friday, March 14th
WHERE: Hollywood, CA
# OF PRESENTER/CELEBRITY GIFT BAGS: 15 (this number includes media, auction, etc)
GIFT BAG RECIPIENTS: Jessica Biel, Charlize Theron, Tyra Banks, Christina Ricci, Vanessa Williams, Melanie Griffith, Sharon Stone, Maria Shriver, Katherine Heigl, Kate Walsh, Angela Bassett and Sue Wong.
Fashion designer Sue Wong will present her fall 2008 collection at the unveiling of her home, The Norma Talmadge Estate, one of the last remaining original Hollywood mansions. This is a rare, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!
The Talmadge Estate, built in 1926 to resemble a 17th century Venetian palazzo, was acquired by Sue Wong in 2004 and has since been restored to its original magnificent splendor. The 9,000 square foot estate features 16 rooms, six baths, library, solarium and a grand ballroom (among others) all with carved and gilded ceilings, antiques from around the world and custom designed furniture. Click here to see pictures of the Talmadge Estate.
Grand and glorious, the estate makes an ideal backdrop for the designer’s collection of elaborately beaded, embroidered and lavishly detailed special occasion eveningwear, evocative of the romance of Old Hollywood itself. “It’s the first house I’ve had that is a natural habitat for the clothes,” she explains.
While the home has received some press, the designer herself has not opened it to anyone other than her close friends and family. This event provides an opportunity to draw a very large and very important crowd. This is the ideal moment to partner with Sue Wong and together make a very big statement that the Los Angeles fashion community is a thriving, unique market unlike any else. We invite you to be a part of this very special experience and capture the attention of that ideal audience.
There will be a media giveaway, and one gift bag with all contents will be auctioned off to benefit UNICEF. The gift bag will be on display at the event and the celebrity attendees will autograph the gift bag for the auction.
SUBMISSION DETAILS: Please send jpeg of product along with completed submission form. Click here for submission form. All submissions due by February 28th. All items must be approved. This gift bag will fill up early so please get your submission in early.
FEE: Please inquire.
ADDITONAL EVENT DETAILS:
Beauty. Magic. Transformation., is the first in a series of events and publicity campaign designed to showcase the inner world and lifestyle of the prolific fashion designer Sue Wong.
Event is expecting approximately 200 of our invited guests to attend this once-in-a-lifetime event.
S.PR will be working in conjunction with an esteemed events planner to bring the Sue Wong’s creative vision to life.Fashion presentation, entertainment, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, valet parking, photography, parting gift and a mingling of who’s who will guarantee a special evening.
EVENT PRESS COVERAGE:
The pre-press program commences one-month prior to the event with media outreach continuing indefinitely as Sue Wong and S.PR embark on a fashion and lifestyle campaign that will solidify the designer’s presence as Every Woman’s Couturier and more!
EVENT TARGETED MEDIA OUTREACH
Access Hollywood, Fashion Week Daily, Oprah, Variety, Angeleno, FashionWire Daily, People, Vogue, California Apparel News, Genlux, Style.com, W/WWD, CW Now, Hollywood Reporter, The Los Angeles Times, WorthGlobal Style Network, Fashion Wire Daily, California Apparel News, Style.com, W/WWS, E! Entertainment Style Network, InStyle, The New York Times, Entertainment Tonight, Los Angeles Magazine, The New Yorker, Extra, Los Angeles Confidential, The Wall Street Journal, Fashion TV, NBC LA, Vanity Fair
CELEBRITIES WHO WEAR SUE WONG- Partial List
Alex Breckenridge, Brittany Snow, Emma Roberts, Jordin Spark, Natalie Zea, Alicia Witt, Cheryl Burke, Hayden Panettiere, Lesley Anne Warren, Nicolette Sheridan, Angela Basset, Christina Milian, Jane Seymore, Melanie Grifiith, Robin Weigert, Anjelica Huston, Cloris Leachman, Jennie Garth, Miley Cyrus, Tyra Banks, Anne Hathaway, Dana Delaney, Nicolette Sheridan, Jessica Biel, Marcia Gay Harden, Vivica A. Fox
ABOUT SUE WONG:
“IT’S ABOUT TIME”: It’s been more than three decades since Sue Wong arrived on L.A.’s fashion scene, but recently the designer’s line has witnessed explosive growth.” – WWD
“ABUZZ”: For designer Sue Wong, “It’s an opportunity for a whole new generation of people to get to know me.” – The Los Angeles Times
Fashion Design is a natural calling for Sue Wong who was hired for her first position well before college graduation. Today she helms her namesake business of special occasion eveningwear created eight years ago at the advent of the millennium. The collection is available nationwide in the finest department stores such as Neiman-Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Dillard’s as well as many specialty boutiques and internet websites. The label also reaches far and wide with distribution in over 28 foreign markets and counting and is available in such stores as Harvey Nichols in England, Holt Renfrew in Canada and Marui in Japan.
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