A glamorous evening and magical Holiday and birthday celebration party for West Coast BAFTA chief Sandro Monetti within the enchanted vortex of the beautiful historical Hollywood mansion, The Cedars. One of the residences of world known fashion designers; Sue Wong.swang-7


The 10,000 –square-foot estate was built in 1926 for film director Marcel Tourneur. Jimmy Hendrix was a former resident and his bedroom with alcove was one of the many beautiful rooms in the Los Feliz Mansion known as The Cedars. The hilltop villa overlooks the beautiful Los Angeles City and is now owned by one of the legendary fashion designers — Sue Wong, whose gowns are known for their timeless, Old- Hollywood glamour and feminine beauty. It is no surprise; Sue Wong has tastefully completed the mansion by restoring the original aesthetic beauty of the house and preserving its massive fireplaces, ceilings and gilded columns.

It was a great and elegant party creating the elegance of Old Hollywood Glamour. The beautiful and great looking crowd of guests appeared one after another, and the guests included some wonderful, very accomplished Entertainment personalities. There were amazing celebrities and talent at Cedars that night—Stars such as : (Jane Seymour, Kelsey Grammer, Ronn Moss, James Frain, Bai Ling, and Carolyn Hennesy); Grammy award winning composer-musician Omar Akram, rockers, (Chris Pitman from Guns and Roses, British Rock musician, Steve Cooke); Dignitaries– the Madame Ambassador Chen Xiaoling and the Ambassador of China himself, Liu Jian were there–as well as the British Consul General Robert Pierce. Many Entertainment notables attended, including Academy Award screenwriter David Seidler( The King’s Speech), producer/writer David Marconi (Die-Hard and Enemy of the State), the creator of Baywatch, Michael Berk, of course my friend Sandro Monetti, West Coast Director of BAFTA, and producer of Samira’s Show; Michael C. Makabeh, also Samira Kazemeni, Jewelry designer and producer, as well as Mr. Golden Globes himself, Lorenzo Sorio.


Beautiful evening continued on with great performers such as singer Melissa Lee Diehl and professional dancers Evelin Carvajal and Allen Walls delivered. Melissa is gifted with an amazing voice—she is a young lady with a BIG vocal range and a bright future. Melissa also performed a very special “Happy Birthday” to West Coast BAFTA chief Sandro Monetti, and together with the glowing birthday candles.

Evelin and Allen –  two professional dancers, mesmerized everyone in the crowd with their tango and salsa dances which inspired all to get up rhythmically on their feet. The Evening was a true magical One. Many Celebrities were wearing the glamorous Designer Dresses by Sue Wong’s.


Sue Wong has dressed countless Many Celebrities including Anne Hathaway, Minnie Driver and Taylor Swift, Jessica Biel, Bai Ling and many more . Sue Wong’dresses are available in department stores including Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus,  Bloomingdale’s,  Macy’s and internationally in over 2o countries.

Hair & Make up by: Michele Yusufi

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