Don’t Miss Out on the John Varvatos for Stuart House Auction! Online Ends on 3/20. Party Photos!

Last weekend there was an amazing party on Sunday with a slew of celebrities at the John Varvatos store on Melrose in West Hollywood. It was a fund-raiser outdoor charity concert hosted by Leslie Mann and Judd Apatow to benefit the UCLA Rape Treatment Center’s Stuart House — the internationally recognized model program serving sexually abused children. An outdoor charity event and concert hosted by Leslie Mann and Judd Apatow— and they raised $700,000 for that charity!


John Varvatos, Cindy Crawford & Rande Gerber

Presented by Chrysler –with a stunning display of the Chrysler 300S

and featuring a kids’ tent by Hasbro,

the concert featured a solo performance by the two-time Grammy Award winner Dave Matthews who played classic favorites such as One Sweet World, You and Me, and Crush. Dave expressed his sincere commitment to the cause by saying,

“There is no worse crime in the world than bringing harm to children and I am here because I wanted to bring attention to this cause.”

Here’s a small sampling of what is up for bid now. Look below for the live auction items photos!

Also you don’t have to be in LA to participate in this auction! You can do it no matter where you are– because it’s ONLINE too! Some of the best bargains and more unique & delicate items happen to be fragrance and health oriented. Check out Libby Patterson’s 3 different auctions to give you a taste of what a scent journey is like. It’s amazing. I had one– and I will be posting small bits of podcasts to give you a taste of it.

Scent Journey with Master Perfumer Libby Patterson to Design Your Own Parfum

Design your own parfum to be created by Libby Patterson, and take home three 1/2-oz. bottles for your friends. Master Perfumer Libby Patterson will come to your office, home or event to present you and your 3 guests with a 1- to 3-hour exploration of the scents that are in her seasonal collection. Results range from bliss to relaxation, to finding that perfect aphrodisiac for the new or continuing romance. Libby will help you select your favorites and will hand pour them on location for you.

Luxe Raw and Wild Botanicals Mother/Daughter Parfum Excursion with Libby Patterson in LA

Take a mother/daughter field trip with Libby Patterson into the wilderness of Los Angeles for a day of foraging in and among the lands. Collect raw botanicals that will be used by Libby to create a unique parfum or skin serum for deep pampering self care.

Libby Patterson works with clientele around the world. Most of her work is couture private parfums that remain in the vault. She endeavors to select the rare, the best and the most deliciously scented raw organic and wildcrafted luxe eco botanicals for her perfumes.

Abra Ca Da Bra Parfum by Libby Patterson


Smell fabulous with a 1-oz. bottle of Libby Patterson’s Abra Ca Da Bra Parfum.

Wear this magic parfum for any ceremonial ritual or important meeting that requires the quintessential belief in yourself. Libby Patterson’s Abra Ca Da Bra Parfum, inspired by Lori Barbaria’s book, Abracadabra, is quite the classic. Made from bergamot, patchouli, vetiver, amber accords and much more, including vanilla and agar musk, it has been one of the top selling parfums for the past 2 years.

There are many things to bid on including life experiences, shopping, fashion, accessories, spirits, events, home decor and much much more!


Guitar that was up for the auction at the live event.


An amazing array of photography of musicians and more!


Red Guitar


Hasbro Products
Not everything shown is still available for auction!
Celebrities in attendance included

Judd Apatow, Robin Dearden and Bryan Cranston


Steven Tyler


Zoe Saldana


Rachel Zoe & family


Linda Ramone (yes, that Ramone— musician!)

Stuart House
Stuart House is an internationally recognized, model program created by the Rape Treatment Center at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center to serve the special needs of sexually abused children. Stuart House brings together police, prosecutors and child protection personnel in a child-friendly facility to enhance the treatment of child victims. Stuart House also provides 24-hour expert medical/forensic examinations and comprehensive therapy, advocacy and other support services to help children heal from the traumatic effects of sexual abuse. All Stuart House services are free to child victims and their families.

Sponsors
This event would not be possible without the support of Presenting Sponsor Chrysler and Kids’ Tent Sponsor Hasbro, Inc.

Patrons
The Patron Spirits Company, Converse, Elizabeth Arden, HBO, Lynda.com, Throat Threads Apparel, United Talent Agency, John Varvatos Eyewear by Basecurve, GQ, NBC, Onestop Internet, Rosenthal Family Foundation, WME, Burson-Marsteller, Esquire Magazine

Host Committee:
Keri Selig & Keith Addis, Malin Akerman, Aziz Ansari, Kyra Sedgwick & Kevin Bacon, Mani & Paul Baker, Lisa & Nez Balelo, Lorrie Bartlett, Chase & Brad Beckerman, Colleen & Bradley Bell, Heather Thomas Brittenham & Skip Brittenham, Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka, Keisha & Justin Chambers, Melina Kanakaredes & Peter Constantinides, Vicky & Chris Cornell, Bryan Cranston, Alan Cumming, Chris Day, Jill Eisenstadt-Chayet, Brendan Fraser, Cindy Crawford & Rande Gerber, Linda & Bob Gersh, Gary Gersh, Mary Kerr & Wyck Godfrey, Amber Heard, David Kramer, Matt Labov, Harley J. Neuman & Daniel Lam, Elle Macpherson, Nicole Richie & Joel Madden, Joe Manganiello, Linda Ramone, Seth Rogan, Kathleen & Chip Rosenbloom, Shannon & Michael Rotenberg, Julie & Paul Rudd, David Schwimmer, Angie Harmon & Jason Sehorn, Jessica Simpson, Perla Hudson & Slash, Ian Somerhalder, Ace Harper & Matt Sorum, Sebastian Stan, Justin Theroux, Erin Brady & Steven Tyler, Kimberly & James Van Der Beek, Joyce Varvatos, Richard Weitz, Elicia & Timothy White, Joanne & Michael White, Gregory Pappas & Brandon Wilson, Melissa Bomes & Adam Winkler, Joanne Zaluski & Larry Winokur, Kate Beckinsale & Len Wiseman, Anthony E. Zuiker

Thank you to John Varvatos & staff, Stuart House for all the information provided!
Stevie Wilson,
LA-Story.com

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