Hollywood, CA (West Hollywood Today) 8/12/2013
Photos & facts by Karen Ostlund
|left, Celeste Thorson & David Christopher Lee|
welcomed guests to their birthday celebration
Destination Luxury (DLX) presented “Shanghai 1930” to celebrate the birthdays of David Christopher Lee, Editor in Chief of Destination Luxury & Celeste Thorson last Thursday, at the W Hotel's Station Living Room.
Luxury’s TV host also announced David Christopher Lee's new position as contributing Editor at Large for Phoenix Magazine, which is a Chinese Luxury & Lifestyle magazine, printed in both Chinese and English. The summer issue features "At home with Lisa Ling", best known for "Our America with Lisa Ling" on The Oprah Winfrey Network. www.phoenixintlmag.com
“Enter the old world of vintage Shanghai, sip on cocktails as the W Hotel Lobby is transformed into a celebration of Chinese Luxury” was their motto. Guests were encouraged to “dress to impress”; gentlemen in suits and women in 1930’s inspired cocktail attire or traditional Chinese dresses.
|left, designer Sue Wong arriving w friends|
“It’s a way to help clients increase their brand’s awareness, exclusivity and desire what to buy” said Editor David Christopher Lee.
The magazine's cinematic films help to establish emotional connections with the luxury consumers, as they take viewers on a memorable journey. www.destinationluxury.com
|SGVCCA group performances|
|Sue Wong's models wearing Shanghai 1930's|
8 - 9 pm: Red carpet arrivals & cocktail hour with sponsored alcohol by Tequilla 88 ultra premium, Sacacuento Mezcal, and Vina sympatica (sparkling wine)
10 pm: Sue Wong fashion presentation featuring Jazz Singer Nicolette Holman
& fashion showcase featuring Danielle Duvale, Jacqueline Depaul, Judy Ly, Makaha Sugita, Danielle Korman & Olga Aleksa K.
10:30 pm: dancing, beats by DJ Christian B
|SGVCCA dance group|