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Events by Type: shopping events
On February 8th, Joyful Heart's committees partnered with Sugarfina to host a fun evening of candy tasting and shopping for a cause. Guests at this public event sipped sparkling water and champagne and sampled scrumptious champagne gummies, dark chocolate caramel hearts, butterfly gummies, and cherry heart gummies. Thank you to Sugarfina for opening your hearts and stores in New York, San Francisco, Manhattan Beach, Beverly Hills, Pasadena and Honolulu.
On November 17th, 37 members of our joyful community gathered for our first Los Angeles Committee Holiday Boutique, hosted by members Jenny Belushi, Jill Eisenstadt-Chayet, Colleen O'Brien and Vanessa Frank. Guests were treated to a private shopping experience featuring select vendors: fine jewelry from Lizzie Mandler, cool vintage beads, pendants and delicate designs from Hiji Designs Jewelry, hand poured soy candles from Voyage EtCie, caftans and wraps from Jules Allen Cashmere, and customized boutique alcohol packages by Pharmacie LA and Hi-Lo. Fifteen percent of sales were donated to support Joyful Heart's Healing, Education and Advocacy work in California. Stay tuned for new items from these vendors, hitting our heart shop in 2017!
On September 29th, Carolina Herrera, in partnership with the event committee: Heather Mnuchin, Jenny Belushi, Jill Eisenstadt-Chayet and Wendy Landes hosted 40 members of our joyful community for a private shopping event at their new Beverly Hills location. Ten percent of the evening's sales, as well as those made for a two week period leading up to the event were donated to support Joyful Heart's work to end sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse. The event was a true success, with supporters shopping for a cause while learning more about our work to support survivors.
In honor of Mother’s Day, next generation advocates Sophia Schrager, Ava Schrager, Emma Lasry, Ana Novogratz, and Gaby Novogratz hosted a Me&Ro shopping event on Sunday April 10th at the home of Rita Schrager to benefit the Joyful Heart Foundation’s transformative work. Other guests included: Phoebe Cates, Gary Cohn, Lisa Pevaroff Cohn, Alessandra Garcia, Anne McNally, Sukey Novogratz and Ian Schrager.
Me&Ro has been a proud supporter of the Joyful Heart Foundation since its inception in 2004. A special selection of jewelry debuted at the pop-up shop including items from the brand’s Joyful Heart collection as well as their 25th anniversary collection featuring limited-edition ebony and gold pieces.
To celebrate the national launch of an updated capsule collection of limited-edition Michael Stars tees and tanks, Joyful Heart and Michael Stars held a shopping event at the designer’s Manhattan Beach store on December 3, 2015.
The event was hosted by Joyful Heart, Los Angeles Committee member, Kadie Chambers who invited her fellow South Bay Community members to shop Michael Stars's latest collection of ultra soft, sweaters, dresses, jackets as well as other pieces including their holiday line. At the event Michael Stars offered shoppers, sips and bites and generously donated 25 percent of the total sales from the event to Joyful Heart.
Following the success of our February Los Angeles event with LANVIN, Joyful Heart and the couture fashion house partnered again in July for an event in the Hamptons. Joyful Heart Board Member, Carrie Shumway, graciously opened her beautiful home in Southampton, NY, and the adjoining beach provided the perfect setting for a social afternoon. Nearly 100 women gathered from both the east and west coasts to support and learn more about Joyful Heart’s transformative work. The event was hosted by Nina Davidson, Susan Dunlevy, Lise Evans, Mariska Hargitay, Heather Mnuchin, Mary Kathryn Navab, Sukey Novogratz, Carrie Shumway, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Adelina Wong Ettelson and Caryn Zucker.
A gorgeous, sunny day—the kind that exist only in southern California—set the stage for the LANVIN collection preview and luncheon to benefit the Joyful Heart Foundation and to toast Mariska’s birthday. The event was hosted by the LA Committee along with Jenny Belushi, Helen Kinnear, Crystal Lourd, Heather Mnuchin and Noelle Wolf and took place on February 1st at Heather’s home of in Los Angeles. This collection preview and luncheon provided a wonderful opportunity to bring together some of the LA’s most influential women and share the tremendous importance of Joyful Heart’s work and how the vision of one woman—Mariska—has transformed the lives of so many women and children.
In celebration of Michael Stars' first east coast boutique opening in East Hampton, Mariska Hargitay, Founder & President of the Joyful Heart Foundation, along with Hamptons Magazine, hosted an invitation-only shopping event to benefit Joyful Heart on Saturday, July 24. During the two-hour private event, guests had the opportunity to mingle with Michael Cohen and be the first to shop from the Michael Stars Fall 2010 collection, featuring classic styles and fashion-forward designs and accessories.
On Thursday, February 11, Michael Stars teamed up with The Buzz Girls, a network of stylish, professional women in entertainment and lifestyle industries to host the launch event for the limited-edition Joyful Heart tee benefiting Mariska Hargitay's Joyful Heart Foundation at Michael Stars on Montana Avenue in Santa Monica. During the three hour event, more than 60 women gathered to support Mariska's efforts in providing healing to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse, and to shed light into the darkness that surrounds these issues.