LIVE ILLUSTRATION EVENT WITH INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS / BLOOMINGDALE'S / ARMANI BEAUTY (BEVERLY HILLS)
Wait... Am I dreaming? I must be dreaming right? I think to myself as we drive alongside FOX Studios, only to arrive at the magnificent Intercontinental Hotel, located in glamorous Beverly Hills. The very day after my live illustration event in with La Perla in Costa Mesa, I'm off to my next creative adventure as part of a collaboration with this luxurious hotel, Bloomingdale's, and beauty powerhouse - Armani Beauty. It's my very first time in Los Angeles, and my goodness, did it deliver! Never in my life have I felt more like the glamorous celebrities known to inhabit this beautiful La La Land. After a warm welcome by the hotel's incredible PR Team, I'm escorted to my suite. I can't believe my eyes as I enter the incredible space I'm about to call my home for the next two nights. Bathed in light, the suite's almost-all-round windows provide a breathtaking view the legendary FOX studios and trendy Downtown LA. If the kingsize bed and enormous bathroom (complete with amazing tub!) weren''t enough to make me feel like a rockstar, our very own private terrace sure does the trick! A welcome tray with edible goodies, alongside a wonderful handwritten note, add the finishing touch to an already magnificent room.
At 11:30, I reunite with the PR team and handful of influencers carefully selected for the occasion. We're escorted to the hotel's luxurious honeymoon suite where we're greeted by a stunning selection of signature drinks and snacks. After brunch, and the inevitable selfie-taking, we're escorted to Bloomingdale's in state of the art Tesla's, to meet with our very own beauty and styling team..
A wide arrangement of fruits and other delicious treats (including champagne!), awaited us at the venue. Our influencers are presented with a luxurious selection of gowns and stilettos, which they were than free to try on, before heading over to makeup. Last but not least, they receive two customized illustrations from their resulting looks (one portrait, one full body) - courtesy of yours truly. But the day was far from over! Back we went in our Tesla's, off to the honey moon suite once again, for more champagne! Once their, we were in for one more surprise - the hotel's helipad! What an amazing view!
Thank you to the Intercontinental Hotels, Bloomingdale's and Armani Beauty team for allowing me to be part of this wonderful event!