Marie Westwood Magazine Celebrates Winter 2019 with a Dual Cover Edition Featuring Mario Lopez and Kalia Methven

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Marie Westwood Magazine powered by the Ivan Bitton Style House celebrated its 2019 Winter Edition with Mario Lopez and Kalia Methven on its dual cover playing to the theme of Great Gatsby at the historically haunted Cedars Estate and home of designer Sue Wong, formerly known as the Norma Talmadge estate in Los Feliz, CA. James Kennedy (Vanderpump Rules), Khloe Terae (Canadian Playboy Model), Grant Kemp (Bachelor in Paradise), Celeste Thorson (How I Met Your Mother), Marc Jacobs (Designer), Jamal Antar (The Mandalorian), James Moore (The Punisher), Ali Levine (Stripped), Johnathan Motley (LA Clippers), Walter Jones (Power Rangers), Patricia Rogers (Surviving R Kelly), Kenneth “KJ” Johnson (Chopped), Devon Winsor (VS Model), etc. were a sampling of Marie Westwood celebrities on the scene.

“Mario Lopez was the perfect fit for our Winter 2019 issue. We wanted a dapper, modern man who bridges the gap between traditional and modern Hollywood. His demeanor and character as a person exude Gatsby. So many can appreciate all the hats he wears in fashion, parenting, entertainment and as a successful entrepreneur,” stated CEO Ivan Bitton.
Fashion presentations included Japan’s Akemi, 5 Yuri, Sue Wong and Exotics By Cedrick footwear. Celebrity lingerie designer and KFC heiress Kaila Methven previewed her EDM inspired, dance festival club attire Madame Special K lingerie line. The first-ever festival fashion couture lingerie line, it boasts vibrant, electrifying colors that feature mix n’ match options, glow in the dark and detachable aspects to its designs. Pre-orders are available now at @madamespecialk and the collection officially launches just in time for festival season 2020.


“Marie Westwood Magazine is all about sexy silhouettes and designers whose collections have been tremendously influenced by music. Who better to represent this than Madame Special K. Kalia nailed it with her festival-inspired flare and left guests glowing into after hours,” expressed Creative Director Aaron Gomez.
Invite-only guests enjoyed small plates of fusion sushi, paella, bolillos, mosaic gelatin, and other gourmet, Mexican fare; Holland Valley Coffee bar and coffee-infused cocktails featuring Bogarts Whiskey, Lamborghini Champagne, Tequila pours from El Nacimiento Distillery family’s Casa Mexico, Nuda’s magic from the first sip, Hecho — the original tequila soda with no sweeteners or artificial colors, and fruit-infused Hint water; sounds by DJ Patrick Perfetto and live performance by Laura Pieri; gifting by Bodega brands, Timeless Skin Care, Health Bomz, Blow Dry Bar Torrance. Vitality furniture provided the decor, while Dream House Marketing and Branding production helped spearhead production.


Marrying fashion to a conscious cause, the Legacy Charitable Foundation (501c3) served as the Marie Westwood philanthropic partner. Legacy Charitable Foundation’s mission is to compassionately commit to assisting Los Angeles’ surrounding community at large by promoting social welfare and supporting other non-profit organization with emphasis on enriching and improving health research with Alzheimer’s and cancer; organizations that assist the homeless, support disabled and/or sick youth, foster youth, education, financial literacy, low-income family living residences, and overall well-being of all people that are in need of hope. Legacy Charitable Foundation loves not only to create awareness but especially to raise funds that bridge the gap between those in need and support programs to help them strive.


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Marie Westwood Magazine Celebrates Winter 2019 with a Dual Cover Edition Featuring Mario Lopez and Kalia Methven