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Perrin Paris of Beverly Hills Hosts Exquisite Jewels of France Closing Celebration

By Janet Walker

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The Exquisite Jewels of France Campaign capped their fifth annual trunk show event with an elegant closing celebration at the ultra-chic Perrin Paris boutique in the heart of Beverly Hills.

Group shot of the "Jewels of France" companies, Two Perrin Paris staff members, Aveva, Damoiselle D, Edeenne, Mathon, Pacoma, Camille Wiart from UbiFrance, Michel Perrin, Sally Perrin, Poiray (*)

The exclusive reception was the finale on the three day luxury jewelry launch sponsored by The French Trade Commission, UBIFRANCE and The Mark Kearney Group, who staged the event and provided the delicious hors d’oeuvors for both the celebrity studded red carpet opening and the elegant wrap party.

Sally Perrin and Celebrity Stylist George Blodwell (*)

The seven Jewelers represented in the Exquisite Jewels of France Collection included Damoiselle D, who discovered her inspiration through the French countryside, Edéenne, a young, talented designer, whose work was recently showcased at the Museum of the Legion of Honor in Paris; Mathon, known for their dazzling use of color and nature-inspired motifs; Poiray, known for "Ma Première" watch, "The Heart" and the "Symbole" Ring; The show also includes Tahitian pearl designs by Pacoma; Valerie MacCarthy, and Aveva, which will exclusively design unique fantasy pieces for clients.

David Martinon, Consul General of France, Sally Perrin, Michel Perrin (*)

Michel Perrin, owner of Perrin Paris 1893, and Sally Perrin, his wife, designer and creative director for the luxurious leather accessories house generously opened their flagship Beverly Drive location for the evening in support of both the haute-jewelry event and the Los Angeles Dream Center, the beneficiary
of the evening’s proceeds.

Celebrity Chef Mark Kearney, David Martinon, Sally Perrin, Michel Perrin, Alexandra Radlovic (*)

Also in attendance were David Martinon, Consul General of France, Degen Pener, Hollywood Reporter Editor-in-Chief, Celebrity Stylist George Blodwell, Julia Sorkin, Robert Kass along with Montage Beverly Hills Fashion Stylist, Joe Katz, and Beverly Hills Real Estate Agent Stefan Pommepuy
of Keller Williams Realty.

Montage Beverly Hills Fashion Stylist, Joe Katz, and Beverly Hills Real Estate Agent Stefan Pommepuy

Executive Chef Mark Kearney of the Mark Kearney Group provided exquisite hors d’oeuvers throughout the evening including pâté de foie gras on wafer, filet mignon tartar on a crispy purple fingerling potato and Pepper Crusted Ahi Tuna on Tortilla Chip. Wait staff greeted guests with a choice of Champagne and White Wine Chardonnay.

Unique fantasy pieces by Edeene

In addition to Perrin Paris, the Jewels of France partnered with the following to create the lovely and stylish three-day extravaganza, Unici by Michael R. Foroutan, Kevan Hall, Madame Chocolat, Sonoma-Artisan Foie Gras, Champagne Nicolas FeuillatteL'Aventure Winery, Château St. Jean, Evian, St. Geron, Beverly Hills  Courier.

Tahitian pearl designs by Pacoma

UBIFRANCE and the network of the French Trade Commissions together constitute the French government's corporate international expansion support framework, and, every year, help over 13,000 companies of all sizes and from all sectors to develop their activities worldwide.

Degen Pener, Hollywood Reporter Editor-in-Chief, Julia Sorkin, Robert Kass (*)

Teri Hatcher, from ABC’s Desperate Housewives attended the opening night reception, under the patronage of David Martinon, Consul General of France, wearing a one-of a kind handcrafted diamond Sunflower Starburst ring designed by Aveva.

Perrin Paris luxury leather collection



Nasrin Imani, 9777 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, launched the Exquisite Jewels of France trunk show. The event included the debut of the "beaux bijoux" evening gown collection by fashion designer Kevan Hall. Champagne flowed to the cool vibe of French DJ Narc, under the floating, sophisticated Aqua Creations by Unici.  Proceeds benefited the Arthritis Foundation's Juvenile Arthritis programs.

 

Scenes from Perrin Paris Exquisite Jewels of France closing celebration

Images where noted (*) by Amy Graves:  www.amygravesphoto.com

Additional images by Janet Walker: www.Haute-Lifestyle.com

For more information on Perrin Paris 1893: www.perrinparis.com

For more informationon The Mark Kearney Group: www.markkearneygroup.com

For more information on Arthritis Foundation's Juvenile Arthritis programs: www.arthritis.org

For more information on the Los Angeles Dream Center: www.dreamcenter.org

Published on Oct 31, 2011

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