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Tiffany & Co. Celebrates Liz Goldwyn’s Sporting Guide Los Angeles, 1897: Book Launch Event At The Los Angeles Athletic Club


What: Tiffany & Co. design director Francesca Amfitheatrof hosts a celebration of author Liz Goldwyn and her new book Sporting Guide: Los Angeles, 1897

Where: Los Angeles Athletic Club

Spotted: Dita Von Teese, filmmakers Sam Taylor-Johnson and Gia Coppola, Peter and Mia Goldwyn, Peggy Goldwyn, Jacqui Getty, stylist Estee Stanley, DJ Tennessee Thomas, Linda Ramone, musician Kim Gordon, editor Jessica Kantor, actresses Gillian Jacobs, Mia Maestro, Selma Blair, Camilla Belle, and Marisa Tomei.

Filmmaker/author Liz Goldwyn, Dita Von Teese, Francesca Amfitheatrof

Nathalie Love and Frankie Rayder

Mia Goldwyn, Peter Goldwyn, Liz Goldwyn, Peggy Goldwyn

Guests attend the Tiffany & Co. celebration of Liz Goldwyn’s “Sporting Guide” book launch at The Los Angeles Athletic Club on October 9, 2015

Guest, Linda Ramone, costume designer Jacqui Getty, journalist Malcolm Gladwell, and filmmaker Gia Coppola attend the Tiffany & Co. celebration of Liz Goldwyn’s “Sporting Guide” book launch at The Los Angeles Athletic Club on October 9, 2015

A view of “Sporting Guide” on display during the Tiffany & Co. celebration of Liz Goldwyn’s “Sporting Guide” book launch at The Los Angeles Athletic Club on October 9, 2015.

Dsquared2 Major Rager, COS Launch Dinner at Chateau

It was a big night in LA for fashion  … Dsquared2 opened on Rodeo Drive (this is their first boutique in the US, and is in the old Etro) and had a big after-party! Also last night … COS, a division of H&M, (opens Thursday in the old Banana Republic space at 357 N. Beverly Drive next to William Sonoma) had a dinner at Chateau Marmont where several key bloggers are staying and have an in-store event today. Lisa Eisner had a little fete at the Tom Ford store on Rodeo Drive last night for her new jewelry collection made exclusively for Tom Ford. Also of note, Roger Daltrey (The Who) performed at the Soho House.

Local Soiree: Dita Von Teese Performs the Beverly Hills Hotel (VIDEO)

“Zou Bisou Bisou” played over the pool surrounded by orange lanterns at dusk on Wednesday celebrating the first of many Cointreau pool parties this summer 2012. A live performance by Dita Von Teese launched the series following an opening act by the Aqualillies who begin their two month residency at the hotel on Fridays (July 13th – August 25th).

Dita wore Jenny Packham to the event before changing into her tear-away costume — also made by Jenny Packham — and performing around 9pm to a crowd of her friends, and friends of Cointreau, and the Beverly Hills Hotel. The Aquallies performed around 8pm and did synchornized swim and dance acts to three songs.

Spotted in poolside cabanas: Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied, Ellen Von Unwerth, electronic music duo Daft Punk, Marissa Tomei, Mary-Louise Parker, former Details editor Annie Flanders, designer Jeremy Scott, Linda Ramone, Wren’s Melissa Coker,Hollywood Reporter’s Merle Ginsberg, author Rose Apodaca, Albert Murcia (who is Dita’s booker and production manager), Kim Kessler (from the Four Seasons PR team), Ashlee Margolis, jeweler Nola Singer and Refinery 29’s Brenna Egan, Tiffany Caronia (who is now handling bookings for the Aqualillies), Magda Berliner & Jesse Johnson, Nico Golfar, and more.

Cute foods: Mini Hamburgers, mini ice-cream sandwhiches, mini Lobster tacos, mini crème brûlée (with a strawberry in each cup).

Drinks & Cocktails: Cointreau Sunset, Margarita, Cointreau + Lime + Soda, Cointreau Cobbler, and The Original Margarita!

Dita’s costume:
Jenny Packham Jacket, skirt, bra, underbra, corset, panty, Headband
Louboutin Shoes
Bracelets and earrings by Michael Schmidt

#TruffleNotes: U can take classes from the Aqualillies every Sunday for FREE at the Annenberg Center.


Beverly Hills Hotel Pool


Cointreau’s step and repeat wall

Dita Von Teese — official brand ambassador for Cointreau — Image via Getty and filered with LINE Camera for the iPhone

Photo booth

Magda Berliner & Albert Murcia

Rose Apodaca

Veggie Hamburgers

Mini Crème Brûlée

Lobster Tacos

Cointreau bar

Cointreau recipes

Beverly Hills Hotel Pool

More about Cointreau Poolside Soirees:
Returning to its iconic Hollywood roots, The Beverly Hills Hotel and Cointreau created an experience reminiscent of the inimitable glamour and style of old Hollywood, hosting the extravagant launch event as the official kick off of the Cointreau Poolside Soiree seven-week series (July 13 – August 24) and summer bar cart cocktail program at the hotel. The on-going series, beginning this Friday (July 13), will encapsulate the sophistication and culture of a golden era and showcase the true art of cocktail making. Los Angeles locals will be invited to the historic pool from 6:00pm – 8:00pm, without cover charge, to experience chic vintage bar cart service and Cointreau cocktails, signature drinks from the 100th Anniversary menu and special live performance by the Aqualillies and Luca Ellis!

Cointreau Drink Recipes
Cointreau, Lime & Soda
2 oz. Cointreau
1 oz. fresh lime juice
Club soda
Combine all ingredients over ice in a highball glass. Stir briefly.

Original Margarita
1 oz. Cointreau
2 oz. blanco tequila
1 oz.fresh lime juice
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and add ice. Shake and strain into a Margarita glass.

Sunset Margarita
1 oz. Cointreau
2 oz. watermelon-infused blanco tequila
1 oz. fresh lime juice
1 oz. homemade raspberry syrup
Shaken and Served over fresh rocks with a salted rim. Garnish with a lime wheel and mint sprig.

Cointreau Cobbler
1 oz. Cointreau
3 oz. Amontillado Sherry
3 orange slices
Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice. Shake and strain over crushed ice in metal cup. Garnish with fresh fruit: blackberry, raspberry, sliced strawberry and orange, and mint.