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ART HEARTS FASHION Week Officially Takes Off OPENING NIGHT SUE WONG IN LA MARCH 9TH TO 12TH

Article By: Marcelle - Mar• 03•15

ART HEARTS FASHION OPENING NIGHT SUE WONG!

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Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:

Monday, March 9, 2015 at 5:00 PM
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Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 9:00 PM (PDT)

Taglyan Complex
1201 Vine Street
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Art Hearts Fashion Returns to Los Angeles with a Landmark Week of Fashion Events This March
(Los Angeles)—Los Angeles Fashion Week officially takes off this March with the return of the highly esteemed Art Hearts Fashion. Art Hearts Fashion’s prestigious week of shows will take place March 9th-12th showcasing over 30 of the most anticipated designers of the season. The bi-coastal platform hosts the largest shows of New York Fashion Week and LA Fashion Week showcasing the leading national and international designers on the runway. This March thousands of guests, celebrities, media, and VIP’s will gather at the gorgeous Taglyan Complex to take in the innovative trends for Fall. Celebrity Designer and Fashion Icon Sue Wong will usher in the monumental week of shows with the opening collection March 9th at 7PM. Los Angeles favorites including Mister Triple X, Tumbler and Tipsy, Artistix, Nicole Miller, Hale Bob, and Pedram Couture will grace the runway throughout the week. Celebrity model and war veteran Alex Minsky and Miss Universe Janine Tugonon will return to walk for Mister Triple X. For the first time ever, actor and philanthropist Colin Egglesfield known for starring opposite Kate Hudson and Ginnifer Goodwin in the blockbuster hit, Something Borrowed, will debut his children’s line, Shout Out! Clothing on the runway. Art Hearts Fashion is thrilled to again work with the Make-A-Wish foundation and welcome a Wish Child on the runway to fulfill her wish to be a model and strut her stuff in the kidswear shows. All throughout Art Hearts Fashion an eclectic art gallery will be on display in the Taglyan garden for guests to enjoy. Official Makeup Sponsor The Organic Face and Official Hair Sponsor FHI Heat will work one on one with Art Hearts Fashion Designers to create the impeccable looks for the runway.
This Season of Art Hearts Fashion marks a major evolution for LA Fashion Week. Art Hearts Fashion will partner with veteran fashion platform Project Ethos on Tuesday March 10th bringing the major fashion players all under one roof. Designers Nicole Miller and Hale Bob will showcase their collections to the Project Ethos audience.
The Art Hearts Fashion Official Opening Reception will take place Sunday March 8th at the W Hotel in Hollywood 7PM-10PM
The Art Hearts Fashion Official Wrap Party in affiliation with Project Ethos, Rock That Fashion, and Metropolitan Fashion Week will take place at Unici Casa March 13th 9PM-2AM.
Art Hearts Fashion is produced by Erik Rosete and ParkerWhitaker Productions.
Special thanks to Monster Energy, Sweet! Hollywood, Hang W/, Hint Water and MOSAIC floral.event.design.
Monday March 9th
7pm: Sue Wong
9pm: Beso Moda– MNM Couture – Zhang Jingjing
Tuesday March 10th
6pm: SHOUT OUT! CLOTHING – JOW Junior – Isabella Couture
7:30pm: Project Ethos Powered By French Tuesdays and Presented by Glendale Infinity, Canard Duchene, Toast Vodka, Gilded Cells, and Gardein.
MONDAY

7pm: Sue Wong
9pm: Beso Moda– MNM Couture – Zhang Jingjing

Tuesday March 10th

6pm: SHOUT OUT! CLOTHING by Colin Egglesfield – JOW Junior – Isabella Couture
7:30pm: Project Ethos Powered By French Tuesdays and Presented by Glendale Infinity, Canard Duchene, Toast Vodka, Gilded Cells, and Gardein.

Hale Bob
Nicole Miller
LubOV TumanOVA
Chrissie Diaz Swimwear
Liberty Garden
Blank Silk
10pm-2am: Project Ethos Powered By French Tuesdays Afterparty

Wednesday March 11th

Special celebrity guest DJ Colleen Shannon

7pm: Courtney Allegra – Consort62- Koco Blaq – Tumbler and Tipsy
9pm: Mister Triple X, Artistix Jeans

Thursday March 12th

7pm: Jaime Elyse Couture – Nouveau Riche – Sanyae Demure
9pm: Cary Santiago – House of LiJon – Hallie Sara – Pedram Couture
10pm-2am: Afterparty Presented By Rock That Fashion

MARCH 13TH - OFFICIAL FASHION WEEK CLOSING PARTY

9PM @ UNICI CASA
PRESENTED BY: ART HEARTS FASHION / PROJECT ETHOS ROCK THAT FASHION / FRENCH TUESDAYS

Los Angeles Fashion Week officially takes off this March with the return of the highly esteemed Art Hearts Fashion. Art Hearts Fashion’s prestigious week of shows will take place March 9th-12th showcasing over 30 of the most anticipated designers of the season. The bi-coastal platform hosts the largest shows of New York Fashion Week and LA Fashion Week showcasing the leading national and international designers on the runway. This March thousands of guests, celebrities, media, and VIP’s will gather at the gorgeous Taglyan Complex to take in the innovative trends for Fall. Celebrity Designer and Fashion Icon Sue Wong will usher in the monumental week of shows with the opening collection March 9th at 7PM. Los Angeles favorites including Mister Triple X, Tumbler and Tipsy, Artistix, Nicole Miller, Hale Bob, and Pedram Couture will grace the runway throughout the week. Celebrity model and war veteran Alex Minsky and Miss Universe Janine Tugonon will return to walk for Mister Triple X. For the first time ever, actor and philanthropist Colin Egglesfield known for starring opposite Kate Hudson and Ginnifer Goodwin in the blockbuster hit, Something Borrowed, will debut his children’s line, Shout Out! Clothing on the runway. Art Hearts Fashion is thrilled to again work with the Make-A-Wish foundation and welcome a Wish Child on the runway to fulfill her wish to be a model and strut her stuff in the kidswear shows. All throughout Art Hearts Fashion an eclectic art gallery will be on display in the Taglyan garden for guests to enjoy. Official Makeup Sponsor The Organic Face and Official Hair Sponsor FHI Heat will work one on one with Art Hearts Fashion Designers to create the impeccable looks for the runway.
This Season of Art Hearts Fashion marks a major evolution for LA Fashion Week. Art Hearts Fashion will partner with veteran fashion platform Project Ethos on Tuesday March 10th bringing the major fashion players all under one roof. Designers Nicole Miller and Hale Bob will showcase their collections to the Project Ethos audience.

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Co-Founder & CEO
ParkerWhitaker Productions

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PHOTOS TAKEN AT THE 2015 ANNUAL NITE OF 100 STARS OSCAR PARTY PRODUCED BY NORBY WALTERS

Article By: Marcelle - Feb• 28•15

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PHOTOS TAKEN AT THE ANNUAL 2015 NITE OF 100 STARS OSCAR PARTY PRODUCED BY NORBY WALTERS

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The event took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills Sunday Feb.22.

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PHOTOS TAKEN 

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Celebrity Attendees
NygÂrd The Man
Most people talk about Peter J. NygÂrd, Chairman of NYG˜RD (International), in terms of his classic rags-to-riches story ñ the Finnish immigrants’ son, who stitched up an empire out of women’s clothing and is now the quintessential self-made man. This story overlooks another side of Peter NygÂrd ñ a hard driven man who has created a standard of excellence for the Canadian Womenís Fashion Industry, whose label is the #1 recognized label in the Canadian marketplace, and whose signature is recognized in fashion centres across the globe.
Peter NygÂrdís success story began when he gathered his life savings and borrowed $8,000 capital to purchase 20% of a womenís garment manufacturer with $800,000 in annual sales, which within a few years he owned outright – renaming it ‘NYG˜RD’ & turning it around from near bankruptcy into the bustling dynasty that it is today! The speed with which NygÂrd claimed his #1 position in the industry is attributed to the uniqueness of his business decisions and his work ethic that includes 14-16 hour days/seven days a week. But then again, as NygÂrd says, “The only time you are working is when you wish you were doing something else”.
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Peter NygÂrd has been instrumental in the evolution of the Womenís Fashion Industry in Canada. He is the Founder of the Manitoba Fashion Institute and has been an Executive Member since 1968. From 1983-1988, he was an Executive Member of the Canadian Apparel Manufacturers Institute. He was also the President of the Canadian Ladiesí Fashion Committee. The mandate of this organization, in conjunction with the Federal Government, was to develop and coordinate policy for the Womenís Fashion Industry.
NygÂrdís business stature and extensive political leverage in Canada, the US and the Bahamas, have honoured him with the company of many high profile dignitaries including, the Duke of Edinburgh, Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Prime Minister Jean ChrÈtien, President Gorbachev of the USSR, President Mauno Koivisto of Finland, Sha Lin ñ Mayor of Shanghai, President Vicente Fox of Mexico, President George Bush Sr., & Prime Minister Pindling of the Bahamas.
Even in his earlier years, Peter NygÂrd always took a leadership role in his sports and school programs. He received his B.Sc. and B.A degrees from the University of North Dakota. He was President of Delta Sigma Pi, the professional business fraternity, and won first place in its international Efficiency Contest.
Throughout his career NygÂrd has received numerous awards, which include: North American Yachting Champion & member of the Canadian Olympic Yachting Team; Sioux Award (Outstanding Alumni), University of North Dakota (1978); Outstanding Canadian Distinction; Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce (1981); Winnipegís Community Service Award (1986); Commemorative Medal Award, Government of Canada (1993); AIM All Star Award (1998); City of Toronto Award (2001); Patriot Award, The Royal Military Institute (2002); Keeping America Strong Award (2002); Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (2003); Medal of Merit, Finnish War Veterans Association (2003); Entrepreneur Hall of Fame, University of North Dakota (2004); Best of Scene Award, Dallas Fashion Awards (2004); Honorary Captain to the Fort Garry Horse regiment & elected senator of its regiment senate (2005).
In 1986, Mayor Bill Norrie presented Peter NygÂrd with the City of Winnipeg’s Community Service Award. This award of distinction was given “in recognition of an outstanding Canadian who carries out his responsibilities with intelligence, enthusiasm, energy and determination.”
In 1993, NygÂrd was awarded the highly coveted Commemorative Medal Award from the Government of Canadañ This medal is awarded to a Canadian who has made a significant contribution to his fellow citizens, community and Canada.
In 1998, he received the prestigious AIM All Star Award for international excellence in manufacturing.
In 2001, the City of Toronto Award was presented to Peter NygÂrd for professional excellence and service to Canada.
On APR2-03, NygÂrd received the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee medal for helping to “create the Canada of today, and to recognize Mr. NygÂrd for outstanding and exemplary achievement to Canada as a whole.”
During NygÂrdís CELEBRATION 35 Gala Dinner, Veikko Kallio, Chairman of the Finnish War Veteran’s Association in Canada, presented Peter NygÂrd with the Medal of Merit in recognition of all NygÂrd has done for the War Veterans of his homeland.
On MAY13-04, Peter NygÂrd was inducted into the University North Dakota (UND) Entrepreneur Hall of Fame, which recognizes the longstanding (25 years or more) national and international entrepreneurial contributions of UND alumni. Peter NygÂrd was recognized for “his leadership and significant contributions to the fashion industry through NYG˜RD International. The award signifies NygÂrd’s innovative spirit in many areas ñ building products, processes, technologies, businesses and organizations, for solving problems and inventing new concepts. By doing so he has contributed immeasurably to the standard of living, economy and general well-being of an enormous number of people.”
On OCT23-04 during the 29th Annual Dallas Fashion Awards Gala at the Dallas Market Centeróthe worldís largest wholesale merchandise resource — Peter NygÂrd was presented with the ëBest of Scene Awardí for his companyís 35 years of business, design excellence and customer service.
DEC-05, Winnipegís famed Fort Garry Horse bestowed the rank of honorary captain to Peter NygÂrd, as well as electing him to the regimental senate. Lt.-Gen. Ray Crabbe and Col. Gary Solar handled the duties saying the awards recognize “NygÂrdís unequalled civilian support of the military and his outstanding philanthropic humanitarian efforts.”
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Free Trade & North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Nothing has made a bigger impact on the Canadian Fashion Industry than NAFTA. The seeds of this agreement were sown in 1982, when Peter NygÂrd wrote a strategic position paper to initiate Free Trade, resulting in his appointment to Chair the advisory committee on future Canadian long-term Industrial Strategy. From that committee grew NygÂrdís recommendation to negotiate a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) first with the United States, which ultimately became the foundation agreement for Mexico’s entry in DEC-92, known as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). No other person in the apparel industry has played a more significant role with the creation of NAFTA than Peter NygÂrd.
NygÂrd continued to promote the principle of Free Trade with many community and international leaders and groups:
In 1984, NygÂrd was appointed Co-Chairman of a 15-member task force created to make recommendations to the Federal Government about long-term industrial strategies for Canada’s textile and clothing industries.
In 1985, he was the only apparel representative to be appointed to the International Trade Advisory Committee (ITAC), a body which is charged with the task of formulating and advising the Government of all matters of trade including the US – Canada bilateral negotiations.
In 1986, NygÂrd was appointed to the Sectoral Advisory Group on International Trade (SAGIT) as Chairman of the Apparel & Fur Group to further assist with the principles and policies of Free Trade. Globalization and the liberalization of trade have always been mainstays of his business philosophy, but NygÂrd believes this must be tempered with new philosophies and realistic Government policies.
In 1989, amongst his political endeavors, Peter NygÂrd became a founding member of the Canada – USSR Business Council to be the leading voice for trade between the two countries. This honorary appointment resulted in NygÂrd spending much time away from his business, to conduct face-to-face meetings with world leaders of that time, such as Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.
International Association of Department Stores Conference (IADS)
In OCT-03 (Paris, France) — Peter NygÂrd was honored with the opportunity to be the Keynote Speaker at the prestigious 75th annual International Association of Department Stores Conference (IADS). The conference topic was ‘The Future for Department Stores.’ A top-tier group of industry leaders — selected for their “true and profound understanding of the department store market, and because they have been partners of the industry they are able to give their vision on the future of department stores” — were brought together to share their thoughts on how department stores could dramatically improve their competitive position and become stronger, more attractive destinations for future customers. Joining Peter NygÂrd in this elite group of Chief Executive Officers were Yves Carcelle (Chairman/CEO, Louis Vuitton), Paul Charron (CEO, Liz Claiborne), Leonard Lauder (CEO, EstÈe Lauder), and Dr. Bruno Salzer (CEO, Hugo Boss). The IAD thanked him “for sharing his valuable analysis and perspectives on a wide range of topics including academic, financial, consumer, architectural and real estate perspectives to give better insight into the future of the Department store.”
University of North Dakota Entrepreneur Hall of Fame
NYG˜RD – Sustained Company Growth
NYG˜RD International, headquartered in Winnipeg, Canada and founded by Peter J. NygÂrd, is a leading fashion company that designs and markets womenís fashion apparel. The company expanded into the United States in 1978. As a result of its increasingly diverse business activities, in 1987 NygÂrd opened the company’s International Sales and Marketing Headquarters in Toronto, Canada in an $8 million building that is a showcase for both Toronto and the Fashion Industry. Along with itís new World Headquarters located in the heart of New York City, the company lays claim to complete design, production and distribution facilities in Winnipeg, Toronto and Los Angeles; research and design studios in New York, and Hong Kong; and sales offices throughout Canada and the US. As well, the company has extensive operations throughout the Orient, Middle East, South Africa, India & Bangladesh.
The Standard of Excellence that NYG˜RD has created for the Canadian Womenís Fashion Industry includes the following achievements and practices: 1st manufacturer to have air-conditioned factories; International fabric sourcing; Computer driven patterns; 100% on-time delivery; Impeccable and trusted quality of garments; Consistency of fit; Price honesty; ëZeroí charge-backs; Utilizing NYG˜RDís own retail stores as laboratories to define and learn more about the NYG˜RD customer, and share information with retail customers.
NYG˜RDís various product lines, each target women over 25 years of age. The NygÂrd Moderate brands include a collection of colour-related separates focusing on pants as well as a moderate line of coordinates. The NygÂrd Fashions brands focus on the bridge and better categories. The company maintains its successful website at www.Nygard.com and has an array of retail stores in North America under the banners NYG˜RD, NYG˜RD Fashion Park, NYG˜RD Fashion, NYG˜RD Fashion World, ALIA, TanJay and Jay Set.
The NYG˜RD name is expanding at an ever-increasing pace. In addition to its various product lines, NYG˜RD now offers an array of licensed products. Over the past 10 years, NYG˜RD has broadened its fashion repertoire to include Outerwear, Swimwear, Footwear, Handbags, Jewelry, Accessories (Scarves, Hats & Gloves), Belts, Sunglasses, and Soft Home Furnishings (ëNYG˜RD Homeí).
NYG˜RD International Where Fashion Meets Technology
NYG˜RD is considered one of the top Canadian companies when it comes to information technology and the top company in the world when it comes to the synthesis of technology and fashion. NYG˜RDís web-site slogan ëWhere Fashion Meets Technology,í pioneered by Peter NygÂrd in the early ë80s, is emblematic of the companyís melding of IT with operations.
Starting 20 years ago, NYG˜RD began establishing manufacturing facilities in Shanghai, Tianjin, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and most recently in the Middle East to accommodate the increase in business. These facilities paved the way for the 2002 opening of the new ‘state-of-the-art’ showcase facility in Gardena, CA ñ named ë8U.í 8U is a 300,000 sq ft Service Centre with 100,000 sq ft in transit capacity and a holding capacity of 2M units. This service centre is at the leading edge of distribution, with ëreal timeí tracking from the supplierís source, to individual stores, to the racks on the floor.
8U deals in minutes, not days or weeks. Orders are received via the Internet in seconds, processed in minutes and shipped in hoursó the SAME Day. Quality, reliability and efficiency give NYG˜RD without question, the lowest per unit cost in the industry. 8U is capable of shipping over $400M worth of goods annually ñ which is significant based on the small space and high quantity volume that is handled and shipped. 8U has slick rail logistics able to provide flexibility of GOH (Garments On Hangers) and flat pack operation with ‘real time’ tracking of each process. The service complex will individually scan over 300,000 garments on a weekly basis. This showcase in ëtechnology at its bestí is a blueprint for successful supply chain management ñ 8U set new standards for the industry.
Until recently, 8U awed many of our competitors; however, there is now a greater need for comparison. 5P, our new addition to the Gardena facility, represents the 5th building in our Los Angeles Service Centre (LASC). We have increased capacity with a 400,000 sq ft area reaching 3 levels worth of space – meaning that this expansion now allows for double the productivity than it once did with ë8Uí.
The long awaited TSC4, located at 239 Chrislea Road in Vaughan, Ontario, is a 250,000 sq ft structure that stretches out over 2 levels. Unlike any NYG˜RD space, TSC4 encompasses its own 15,000 sq ft NYG˜RD Fashion Park (NFP) as well as its own personal RETAIL-training center. Located in a prime Canadian fashion location on the outskirts of Toronto, this factory has the ability to hold 1M of GOH units along with the capablility of storing another 2M units in cartons (Prepacks/3PL) of NYG˜RD garments. TSC4 can ship up to 10M units/annually equaling a $250 million worth of annual shipments.
NYG˜RD understands the importance of the ëbricks to clicksí relationship within the e-marketing forum. In tune with NYG˜RDís ëpaperlessí mandate, essentially all of the companyís marketing initiatives are web based. Peter NygÂrd believes that success in todayís virtual marketplace will depend on creating and nurturing networks of cross-industry partners such as Airmiles, Aeroplan, Scotiabank – to provide products and services related to the customerís basic life objectives. The right brand alliances along with an existing high-impact Brand Identity is the formula for successful ëcustomer centricí marketing. Some of NYG˜RDís key marketing mandates are to establish and develop marketing relationships with first-tier brand partners and to continue defining niches for permission marketing. Through successful e-marketing campaigns NYG˜RD has been able to increase its e-database by over 300% over the past few years.
The most significant aspect of the companyís sustained growth is the commitment to that growth itself. When NYG˜RD invested $10M and several years in technological advancement that proved cumbersome and ineffective, the company cut its losses and started again. IT has put the company at the leading edge of technology. Over the years the company has seen a 70% increase in NYG˜RDís IT personnel and a 30% reduction in its cost.
The need to keep performance facts and figures within easy reach has led to an investment of over $16M in the first 10 years (1980-1990) with an additional $50M in the following 10 years (1990-2000), with a continued commitment of $10M per year on an on-going basis. This is all mandated toward building a streamlined computerized operation, with the goal of eliminating traditional, paper-based manufacturing methods. All communication with retailers and suppliers is web based using the following four e-business suite applications, NYG˜RDís four Pillars:
PDM: Product Development Management ñ This system calculates the cost of a garment before going into production and has added millions to the bottom line by accurately projecting gross margins
ICS: Internet Commerce for Suppliers – A secure, Internet based solution which provides NYG˜RDís garment manufacturers with complete and accurate product specifications and bills of material at the cut and style level
RFX: Showroom Retail Fashion eXpert – Allows the user to see the entire NYG˜RD product line, complete with images and product information with an easy-to-use order entry or assortment planning interface
Show Me: NYG˜RD’s powerful, web-based, business intelligence tool allowing merchandisers, sales people and retailers to view product sell through and sales performance
FCS: Financial Control System – Internal control applications managing and controlling the purchases and quality of goods and services through ePO and AQC (Automatic Quality Control); managing HR (time & attendance, payroll); managing travel (NYG˜RD Travel System NTS); and managing the bottom line with budgeting, AP & GL.
The use of the Internet and e-mail makes NYG˜RDís operations transparent, providing an automatic ability to field every commercial transaction. With 300 managers spread across the Orient, the Middle East, North America, and the Bahamas, the company relies on this global solution. A complete sweep of electronic and computerized products are used to manage the business; tools have been designed and customized to assist in the buying, manufacturing and selling of product.
All product decisions are based on information made available by technology, because fabrics are bought all over the world and may be printed in Taiwan or Indonesia. Internet and e-mail are not simply convenient or useful; they enable the immediate global connections, which characterize the company. EDI or electronic data interchange, the connection between major supplies and retailers, goes beyond the sending of electronic mail. “We are now pairing with our customers and suppliers to create a common platform,” explains NygÂrd.
The company has also initiated and invested in on-going training for its global suppliers, vendors and customers by conducting a bi-annual conference on ëInternet Commerce for Suppliers,í inviting over 20 guests to discuss EDI solutions, educating them about who the company is and what specific solution they utilize. During the conference, suppliers are paired with a NYG˜RD product manager and information technology person for 8-10 hours, in order to seek an electronic commerce solution for supply chain management.
No Company can operate globally in the 21st Century without being fully committed to IT and e-Commerce. Peter NygÂrdís vision and commitment to excellence in quality fashion, service and innovative thinking has made his company a benchmark for many others.
NYG˜RD International
NYG˜RD International, headquartered in Winnipeg, is a leading fashion company that designs and markets womenís fashion apparel. The company expanded into the United States in 1978. As a result of its increasingly diverse business activities, in 1987 NygÂrd opened the company’s International Sales and Marketing Headquarters in Toronto, Canada in an $8 million building that is a showcase for both Toronto and the Fashion Industry. Along with itís new World Headquarters located in the heart of New York City, the company lays claim to complete design, production and distribution facilities in Winnipeg, Toronto and Los Angeles; research and design studios in New York, San Francisco and Hong Kong; and sales offices throughout Canada and the US. As well, the company has extensive operations throughout the Orient, Middle East, South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, India, Bangladesh, Indonesia & Cambodia.
The Standard of Excellence that NYG˜RD has created for the Canadian Womenís Fashion Industry includes the following achievements and practices: 1st manufacturer to have air-conditioned factories; International fabric sourcing; Computer driven patterns; 100% on-time delivery; Impeccable and trusted quality of garments; Consistency of fit; Price honesty; ëZeroí charge-backs; Utilizing NYG˜RDís own retail stores as laboratories to define and learn more about the NYG˜RD customer, and share information with retail customers.
NYG˜RDís various product lines, each target women over 25 years of age. The NygÂrd Moderate brands include a collection of colour-related separates focusing on pants as well as a moderate line of coordinates. The NygÂrd Fashions brands focus on the bridge and better categories. The company maintains its successful website at www.Nygard.com and has an array of retail stores under the banners NYG˜RD, NYG˜RD Fashion Park, NYG˜RD Fashion, NYG˜RD Fashion World, ALIA, TanJay and Jay Set.
The NYG˜RD name is expanding at an ever-increasing pace. In addition to its various product lines, NYG˜RD now offers an array of licensed products. Over the past 10 years, NYG˜RD has broadened its fashion repertoire to include Outerwear, Swimwear, Footwear, Handbags, Jewelry, Accessories (Scarves, Hats & Gloves), Belts, Sunglasses, and Soft Home Furnishings (ëNYG˜RD Homeí).

Celebrity Attendees
Nygard Slims
Daniel Baldwin
Billy Baldwin
Ed Begley Jr.
Shari Belafonte
Richard Belzer
Richard Benjamin
Theodore Bikel
Thora Birch
Jacqueline Bisset
Karen Black
Susan Blakely
Joe Bologna
Powers Boothe
Michael Bolton
David Boreanaz
David Brenner
Beau Bridges
Delta Burke
Sid Caesar
Tia Carrere
Keith Carradine Dixie Carter Joanne Cassidy
Maxwell Caulfield Michael Chiklis Gary Cole
Natalie Cole
Stephen Collins
Bryan Cranston
James Cromwell
Tony Curtis
Tyne Daly
Robert Davi
Lolita Davidovich
Bruce Davison
Dana Delaney
Kim Delaney
Brian Dennehy
James Denton
Bo Derek
Richard Dreyfuss
Barbara Eden
Hector Elizondo
Morgan Fairchild
Miguel Ferrer
Frances Fisher
Joely Fisher
Bridget Fonda
Peter Fonda
Robert Forster
Rick Fox
Viveca A. Fox
Jaimie Foxx
Peter Gallagher
Jeff Garlin
James Garner
Jeff Goldblum
Lou Gosset Jr.
Elliot Gould
Carla Gugino
Larry Hagman
Anthony Michael Hall
Harry Hamlin
Hal Holbrook
Jon Hamm
Valerie Harper
David Hasselhoff
Dennis Haysbert
Marg Helgenberger
Florence Henderson
Lauren Holly
Dennis Hopper
Ken Howard
Kelly Hu
Jack Jones
Shirley Jones
Richard Karn
Sally Kellerman
Jack Klugman
Peter Krause
Patti Labelle
Cheryl Ladd
Diane Ladd
Lorenzo Lamas
Martin Landau
John Larroquette
Michele Lee
Richard Lewis
Hal Linden
Robert Loggia
Shelley Long

Michael Madsen
Lee Majors
Camryn Manheim
Joe Mantegna
Cindy Margolis
Jullanna Margulies
Dylan McDermott
Christopher McDonald
Ed McMahon
Gerald Mcraney
Juliet Mills
Mathew Modine
Kate Mulgrew
Kathy Najimy
Judd Nelson
Chris Noth
Edward James Olmos
Jennifer O’Neill
Chazz Palminteri
Danielle Panabaker
Luke Perry
Billy Peterson
Lou Diamond Phillips
Kevin Pollak
Stefanie Powers
Paula Prentiss
Emily Procter
Bill Pullman
Kathleen Quinlan
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Lynn Redgrave
Ron Rifkin
Lisa Rinna
Jason Ritter
Doris Roberts
Eric Roberts
Mimi Rogers
Alan Rosenberg
John Salley
Fred Savage
Jon Savage
Richard Schiff
John Schneider
George Segal
Jack Scalia
Tony Shalhoub
William Shatner
Nicolette Sheridan
Jamie Lynn Sigler
Ron Silver
Sarah Silverman
Niel Simon
Jeremy Sisto
Tom Sizemore
Jean Smart
Kevin Sorbo
Paul Sorvino
Connie Stevens
Stella Stevens
Patrick Stewart
Kristy Swanson
Amber Tamblyn
Jeffrey Tambor
Renee Taylor
Alan Thicke
Jennifer Tilly
Alex Trebek
Robin Tunney
Frankie Valli
Joan Van Ark
Michael Vartan
Jon Voigt
Lesley Ann Warren
Steven Weber
Fred Willard
Jobeth Williams
Montel Williams
Dave Winfield
James Woods
Robert Wuhl
Michael York

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PHOTOS TAKEN AT THE 2015 ROGER NEAL LUXURY OSCAR SUITE At The Luxe Hotel, Rodeo Drive.

Article By: Marcelle - Feb• 26•15

Roger and Lynn  Neal

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Neal Public Relations presented Roger Neal Style Hollywood 19th Annual Beauty & Couture Academy Award Suite from February 18 to 20 at the Luxe Hotel in Beverly Hills. Roger Neal hosted the marvelous event this year to recognize and provide support for the charities Hollygrove and Andy Transplant. The stars and media enjoyed the gifts on display, as well as beauty services and delightful edibles at Roger Neal Style Hollywood.
Chef Kurt Ehrlich offered cuisine and hors d’oeuvres that will be featured at Jeanette’s Edelweiss Restaurant scheduled to open in March, 2015. The guests sampled the Knackwurst and vegan sausage along with potato salad, a delicious sauerkraut, salad and beets that rounded out the meal. Beverages offered at the suite included Starfire Water, Lorimar Wine & Champagne and imported beer. For dessert, visitors enjoyed delicious pastry from Mary’s Cake shop. Later in the day, Long Shot Coffee provided expresso. Niagara’s Hollywood Sweets handed out gift bags which contained the most scrumptious chocolate selections.
Beauty services included Bryan Cannon Massage, Dr. Bruce MacFarlanes’s Wine to White teeth whitener, and spray tanning by Tanique. Shelly Hill of Sparkly Nails patiently manicured the quests’ nails. She offered a wide array of nail polishes in brilliant colors.
Companies who provided gifts included couture by Rhonda Sheer and Maricela David. Fur Frenzy displayed Smart Scarfs. Hook Me Ups had lovely phone chargers incrusted with color and bling. Handbags were on display from Timothy Woods Beverly Hills and Madeline Beth. Mario Della Casa of Jeannie Bottle handed out lovely little wind chimes shaped like Jeannie bottles. In addition, large colorful Jeannie bottles bedecked his booth. DonkeyLand, a rescue center for donkeys and wild burros gifted 2015 calendars which featured photos of donkeys.
In addition to bling, literature was offered at the suite. The author Nadia Khalil Bradley gifted her books “Original Love” and “Origins of Truth” to the guests. Lisa Luxen, a board member of Andy Transplant Foundation, featured her book, “Black Sally”.

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PHOTOS TAKEN AT THE CHARMAINE BLAKE ULTRA GOLD OSCAR GIFTING SUIITE 11-6 pm At The Mondrian Hotel FOLLOWED BY The Miss Duniya Kick off Party At Softeil 8 pm THURSDAY FEB.19TH

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Launch Party for Miss Duniya Pageant , A Global Pagean

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You are cordially invited to the Launch Party for the Miss Duniya Pageant, a Global pageant. The night will include a Fashion Show, Cocktails, Appetizers, And so much more held in the Sofitel Ballroom.

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ROGER NEAL STYLE HOLLYWOOD BEAUTY & COUTURE SUITE (RNSH) CELEBRATING THE 87th ACADEMY AWARDS Luxe Hotel, 360 N. Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills CA – Rodeo Drive Penthouse Wednesday February 18th – Friday February 20 — 9:30 am – 7:00 pm

Article By: Marcelle - Feb• 17•15
NEAL PUBLIC RELATIONS
3117 HOLLYCREST DRIVE PH. 323-366-2796
LOS ANGELES, CA 90068 714-883-0231
EMAIL- prstarus2000@yahoo.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- BREAKING ACADEMY AWARD FASHION NEWS – 2/15/2015 MORE OSCAR NOMINEES CONFIRMED
WHAT: Roger Neal Style Hollywood (RNSH) 19th Annual Beauty & Couture Academy Award Suite
WHERE: Luxe Hotel, 360 N. Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills CA – Rodeo Drive Penthouse
WHEN: Wednesday February 18th – Friday February 20 — 9:30 am – 7:00 pm
WHO: 200 Stars Including 16 Oscar Nominees, A-List stars, Couture Designers and Beauty Services
ROGER NEAL STYLE HOLLYWOOD BEAUTY & COUTURE SUITE (RNSH)
CELEBRATING THE 87th ACADEMY AWARDS
200 STARS AND CURRENT OSCAR NOMINEES OFFICIAL CHARITY HOLLYGROVE
CELEBRITY ENTREPRENEUR & GOWN DESIGNER RHONDA SHEAR WILL UNVEIL HER SHEAR COUTURE OSCAR COLLECTION
FEBRUARY 19TH AT 1 PM ARTIST MARIO DELLA CASA WILL UNVEIL A ONE OF A KIND DIAMOND ENCRUSTED FREDDIE THE FLUTE FROM H.R. PUFNSTUF VALUED AT OVER $250K THAT WILL BE TAKEN TO THE OSCARS AS A GOOD LUCK PIECE
MARIO DELLA CASA WILL ALSO UNVEIL THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY JEANNIE BOTTLE FROM I DREAM OF JEANNIE
LATIN FASHION WEEK TO DEBUT MARICELA DAVID COUTURE GOWNS
CELEBRITY HAIR STYLIST KIMBERLY KIMBLE WILL BE IN SUITE
Beverly Hills, CA – Roger & Lynn Neal of Neal Public Relations, who is responsible for making designers like: Stuart Weitzman, Avakian, Katherine Baumann, Jewelry on 7th, Kwiat Diamonds, Jelly Belly, Gown Designers Addy Van Den Krommenacker, Avakian, Classified Cosmetics, Marley Coffee, Lorimar Winery, Medea Vodka, and Natalie K Diamonds to name a few household names during award season, is producing The Ultimate Beauty & Couture Suite in honor of the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Neal and wife Lynn for the past 19 years have produced the most talked about Academy Awards suites.
The RNSH Suites has become THE PLACE for stars to get pampered, select gowns, shoes, handbags and jewelry for the Oscars. For the past 18 years we have had no less than 3 nominees and at least 8 stars wear designs from the clients in our suite to the Oscars and to major parties. Neal will have over 200 stars and 16 Oscar Nominees attend this year, in the past stars included: William Shatner, Quvenzhane Wallis, Steven Tyler, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Angela basset, Adam Lambert, Penelope Ann Miller, Wendi McClendon-Covey, Joe Mantegna, Nominee Siedah Garrett, and Oscar winning director Michel Hazanavicius and his wife Berenice Bejo of THE ARTIST, Oscar nominated stars from Twelve Years A Slave, The Hobbit, Nebraska, Argo, Django, Hitchcock, Oscar Winner Shawn Christiansen, Oscar Winner Marcia Gay Hardin, Steven Tyler, Melanie Griffith, Penelope Ann Miller, Wendy McClendon-Covey and Penny Marshall among many others
Our suite also has a purpose by spotlighting a charity each year. Roger Neal say’s “WE ARE NOT A GIFTING SUITE.” However we do gift stars for coming and supporting our charities. The gift bag is worth $23k
The RNSH suites will have beauty treatments for stars and media. Neal says “What we are having is an exclusive invitation only suite, where stars and media will be invited into a much needed relaxing and comfortable atmosphere, to be pampered with some of the most expensive treatments available today.” We will also offer Couture for stylists dressing star and nominees for OSCAR night.??
The RNSH Academy Award suites will open Wednesday Feb 18th thru – Friday February 20th 2014 at the LUXE Hotel – 360 N. Rodeo Drive – Beverly Hills, CA in the exclusive Rodeo Drive Penthouse from 9:30 am 7:00 pm daily.
Neal said “We are thrilled to be back at the Luxe Hotel on Rodeo Drive. We did our suite there in 2014 and are happy to be back. In 2014 200 stars and 16 current Oscar nominees attend; 3 of those nominees won Oscar’s that year! Our suite seems to have become a good luck charm.”
OFFICIAL CHARITY
We are pleased to announce that one of your official charities this year is HOLLYGROVE and ANDY TRANSPLANT
Hollygrove and its parent organization EMQ FamiliesFirst, have more than 140 years of experience providing mental health and social services for children, foster youth and families in crisis. Formerly the Los Angeles Orphans Home Society, Hollygrove has served as a home away from home for thousands of children who have been impacted by trauma, poverty and hardships. For more information and learn how you can help, please visit our website at www.hollygrove.org.
The Andy Transplant Foundation’s, (AGC) objective is to save lives, educate others and to make a difference through charitable fundraising supporting transplant patients, families, future initiatives and research development.
Stars and Nominees that have confirmed to attend the suite as of today Feb 16th 2015 @11:00AM NOTE:. Certain star names cannot be released in advance due to security.
OSCAR NOMINEES ATTENDING:
DANIELLE BRISEBOIS – Nominated for Best Original Song “Lost Stars” for “Begin Again. Adam Levine will sing this song at the Oscar telecast.
HELEN ESTABROOK & DAVID LANCASTER – Lead Executive producers of “Whiplash”
GREG ALEXANDER – Best Original Song “Lost Stars” for “Begin Again”.
JOHANN JOHANNSSON – Best Original Score – “The Theory of Everything”
DIANE WARREN- – Best Original Song “Grateful” – Beyond the Lights – 7th Oscar Nomination
DAN FUTTERMAN – Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen for “Foxcatcher”
ALEXANDRE DESPLAT- Best Original Score – “The Imitation Game” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” 7th & 8th Oscar nomination.
JASON HALL – Best Writing “American Sniper”
STEPHANE CERETTI – Best Achievement in Visual Effects forGuardians of the Galaxy
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS NOMINEE- WILL COME TO THE SUITE ON FRIDAY DUE TO SECURITY NAME CANNOT BE RELEASED AHEAD OF TIME.
OSCAR NOMINEE NICOLAS GIACOBONE- Best Writing BIRDMAN
OSCAR NOMINEE ALEXANDER DINELARIA- Best Writing BIRDMAN
FROM THE OSCAR NOMINATED MOVIE WILD- Cathryn De Prume
FROM THE OSCAR NOMINATED MOVIE FOXCATCHER- Lee Perkins
FROM THE OSCAR NOMINATED MOVIE BIG HERO 6- the starring voice Ryan Potter
FROM THE OSCAR NOMINATED GONE GIRL- Scott Takeda
Other stars confirmed to attend include: Taylor Lautner, Kristen Stewart, Romeo Miller, Kenya Moore, Phil Morris, Judd Neslon, Joe Mantegna, Lou Ferrigno, Shirley Jones, Lynn Whitfield, Renee Taylor, Joe Bologna, Eric Roberts, Akon, Mark Rolston, Victoria Rowell, Lee Perkins Sofia Milos, Maria Conchita Alonso, Lisa Vanderpump, Pandora Vanderpump, Paul Sorvino, Charles Rai Chun, Akon, Carol Connors, Arlen Escarpeta, Romeo Miller, Tracie Thoms, Adina Porter, Judith Hoag, Danica McKeller, Ken Howard, Debbie Allen, Obba Babatunde, Susan Blakley, Tracey Edmonds, Lorenzo Lamas, Jordan Sparks, Jen Lilley, Erin Murphy, Tersea Ganzel, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Victoria Rowell, Judy Tenuta, Nick Clifford, Philip P. Keene, Jasmin Dustin, Helen Hong, Siva Kaneswaran, Kimberly Kimble, Kate Linder, Briana Manson, Kari Michelle, Demet Oger, Johnny Ortiz, Wes Ramsey, Matthew Smith, Vincent Spano, Lorraine Tousaint, Wu Tang, Breeda Wool,Kaitlin Carmichael,David Keith, Nikke DeLoach, James Dumont, Lane Garrison, Joell Grager,Hill Harper,Carolyn Hennesy, Aaron Hill, James Wendell, Gabriel Jarret, Lonny Johnson, Jodi Hamilton, Kat Kramer,Katherine Kelly Lang, Little Woman of LA- Birana Manson, Christy McGinty, Tonya Renee Banks, Eelena Gant, Allen Maldanondo,Christopher McDonald, Shaunie O’Neal, Brian Quattrini, Sam Robards,Kevin Sorbo, Benajmin Stockham, Don Swayze, James Tupper, Rolanda Watts, among many others.
Please find a list of the RNSH companies who will be in attendance:

 

1. Rhonda Shear Couture – rhondashearcouture.com. Rhonda Shear is proud to announce her new collection of exquisite, “one-of-a-kind” cocktail and evening dresses that are designed to mark the arrival of a bold new area in event dressing.

 

2. Maricela David Couture – mariceladavid.com – featured by Latin Fashion Week – www.latinfashionweek.com

 

3. Historical Belleek Castle in Ballina, Irelandwww.belleekcastle.com

 

4. Kimberly Kimble - kimblebeauty.com – The name Kim Kimble has been synonymous with beauty and glamour for over a decade, and today she continues to raise the bar as one of the most acclaimed celebrity hair gurus in the business. Kimberly Kimble stars on the WE Network show LA Hair. Kimberly will do hair in suite and for Oscar day.

 

5. Personal Touch Lingerie - www.personaltouchlingerie.com Will have their Line of Swarovski Crystal Bra’s in our suite, and their Nubra.

 

6. Tanique – www.tanique.com Will have their healthy spray tanning formula in our suite and will be offering eco spray tanning for those that want a more health conscious glow Oscar Night.

 

7. GT Nutrition – www.gtnutrition.com/en – We live in a world in which people care more and more about their health and nutrition. With that in mind, GT Nutrition USA as a new company based in the US, comes to the market with a mission of helping not only athletes, but everyone seeking to achieve a healthier lifestyle.

 

8. NueLash – www.neulash.com neuLASH is exclusively formulated with a proprietary combination of peptides, vitamins, sodium hyaluronate and pumpkin seed extract to help: fortify lashes against further damage, moisturize to improve lash flexibility and durability, and nourish to help lashes look longer and softer.

 

9. Smart Scarf by Fur Frenzy – www.furfrenzy.net designer/ founder Pam Fischer and her fur frenzy smart scarfs of course her faux fur scarfs and hooded scarfs complete with a place to keep your hands and secret pockets to put your cell phone, and credit cards/id etc.
10. Star Maker Beverly Hills Orthodontics -www.starmakerorthodontics.com Dr. Bruce MacFarlane with his WINE TO WHITE Instant Teeth whitner removing red wine stains and coffee stains instantly.
11. Hook Me Ups – hookmeups.com – Are a fashionable, stylish solution for charging your smart phones and tech devices on the go!
12. Timmy Woods Beverly Hills handbags – www.timmywoods.com

 

13. MADELINE BETH HANDBAGS - madelinebeth.com handbag Designer and Entrepreneur Madeline Beth will have your collection of handbags in the suite.

 

14. Jeannie Bottle - www.jeanniebottles.comMario Della Casa will unveil a one of a kind FREDDIE THE FLUTE from the iconic children’s series H.R. Pufinstuf created by Sid and Marty Krofft. In addition, Della Casa will also unveil in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the I DREAM OF JEANNIE TV series a special bottle that will be signed by the nominees and stars attending the RNSH suite. The signed Jeannie Bottle will be auctioned off and all the proceeds will go to Hollygrove.

 

15. Official Chef & Restaurant – Presidential Chef Kurt Ehrlich along with Jeannette’s Edelweiss restaurant will supply the food. Jeanette’s Edelweiss is a new German restaurant that will open March 2015, located in Newberry Park, Thousand Oaks, California.

 

16. Lorimar Wine & Champagne will be serving their award winning wines, champagnes and new dessert wines.www.lorimarwinery.com

 

17. Glamour Bonier-Qicocaga – Brazilian Chocolates

 

18. Long Mi Lashes/Daniel Dinh www.longmilashes.com
19. Shelly Hill of Sparkle Nails will be doing manicures and Pedicures
20. Brynn Cannon Massage Therapist

 

 

21. GM Collins Skincare Paris

 

22. Renee Taylor’s Face Love - Created by Renee’s makeup artist Cindy Cohen. This face serum lifts without surgerywww.rtfacelove.com
23. Mary’s Cake Shop www.maryscakeshop.com
24. Starfire Water www.starfirewater.com
25. *Nadia Khalil Bradley will be in the suite with her new book
26. Lisa Luxen book – Black Sally
27.Grounded Beauty
28. Jenetiqa
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ROGER NEAL NEAL PR 323-366- 2796 or 714-883-0231 @ prstarus2000@yahoo.com
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