By: Ashlyn Brooke

Photo Credits:  Becki Freed

Over two hundred and fifty guests came to enjoy red carpets, savory foods, lively music, elegant gowns, and stylish suits for the Amaré Magazine launch party. The one year anniversary party was held at the luxurious estate of Lee Aronsohn and Lisa Haisha, the creators of Big Bang Theory andTwo and a Half Men. Their backyard was extravagant with sculptures, a Teepee, and an enticing pool. The party was benefiting Lisa Haisha’s charity Whispers from Children’s Hearts Foundation, which raises money to help children in need.


Cover girl, Malika Haqq, arrived looking stunning in a green romper designed by Noelle Smith that showed off her curves. Posing next to the cover, she slayed the scene. 


Gretchen Rossi and Slade Smiley, from Bravo’s Real Housewives of Orange County, attended stuntin’ as a power couple. Gretchen wore a drop-dead, slitty dress. Christine Devine from Fox 11 and Tonya Banks and Terra Jole from Little Women LA as well as many other notable celebrities walked the red carpet.

There was a VIP room with a relaxing feel to it for the exclusive guests.  In a private room, the guests were able to see clothing from Vidora, MKC, and Sagii; Swarovski crystal shoes from Luxtrada; and dazzling Swarovski crystal headphones from One More. They could also admire the beautiful artwork of Melissa Love. 

Celebrities received a gift bag which included gift cards from Dr. Fat Off and Luxxloft, beauty products from Epicuren, and a copy of the magazine. Malika and other celebrities were given exquisite bouquets that were being showcased from L’amour Toujoir and bluetooth speakers and lounges from Uneekgiftz.

Plates of sushi were arranged on beautiful models by Su She Art. Also, Del Frisco’s Grille catered to the event with savory food. For entertainment, C-True performed and premiered his music video “California Party” featuring Snoop Dogg. Crystal Bartenders had their own show with speciality drinks made from Ving Vodka, Orendain Tequila, Enrique Spa Girl, and Young’s Market. The entire event was emceed by the very own Michael Calderon “Mr Pasadena.”  It was a successful, fun-filled evening.