Giuseppe Zanotti's bejeweled, sky-high heels are favorites of the Hollywood and music video crowds.
So it was only a little surprising when reigning pop queen
Knowles’ stylist, Ty Hunter, accompanied her to the event at the store on Brighton Way and attended the post-party dinner that followed at the Sunset Tower Hotel, along with fellow power stylists Sophie Lopez (
Teetering on a pair of strappy black Giuseppe Zanotti stilettos was a pregnant
Katherine McPhee, Gillian Jacobs and musician Kid Cudi were also on hand to celebrate the designer on the hotel's breezy outside terrace.
"Celebrities have always been a great part of my career. To me they are like modern princesses," said Zanotti of his brand's cachet in Hollywood. "Through them I'm able to show my most extravagant creations. I like to appeal to all women. But celebrities are the most effective way to bring attention to my brand worldwide."
Of his L.A. fan base, Zanotti said: "In L.A., the market is very fashion-forward and open to new trends. The city is an innovative hub and customers are very much responsive to the Giuseppe Zanotti collection."