Charlotte Tilbury makeup launches in U.S.; more L.A. fashion events

Charlotte Tilbury and Naomi Campbell
Makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury, left,and model Naomi Campbell at an event at Bergdorf Goodman 5th Avenue in New York earlier this week.
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Celebrity makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury has gained fame tending to clients including Sienna Miller, Kate Moss, Gwyneth Paltrow, Rihanna, Kate Winslet ... the list goes on and on.

Now she’s launching her self-named skin care and makeup line in the U.S., with some special events planned this week at Nordstom at the Grove.

Tilbury is scheduled to be on hand, along with Nordstrom beauty experts, for a “master class” from 11 a.m. to noon Friday in the park at the Grove, 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles. The event will include a Q&A session, followed by “Tilbury Transformation” makeovers. The cost is $75, redeemable in products. To RSVP for the event, stop by Nordstrom at the Grove or call (323) 930-2230.

From noon to 8 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, experience the Charlotte Tilbury “Makeup Your Destiny” beauty festival, also in the park at the Grove. Tilbury and other beauty experts are scheduled to speak and there will be a variety of educational and interactive beauty activities throughout th festival.


The Tilbury line includes a full range of individual products and kits. Customers can use color-coding to shop a variety of looks the makeup artist created based on celebrities:

The Ingenue -- Inspired by Mia Farrow, Alexa Chung, Kirsten Dunst
The Golden Goddess -- Inspired by Ursula Andress, Elle Macpherson, Gisele, Kate Moss
The Uptown Girl -- Inspired by Grace Kelly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Middleton
The Sophisticate -- Inspired by Audrey Hepburn, Natalie Portman
The Rock Chick -- Inspired by Brigitte Bardot, Anita Pallenberg, Kate Moss, Cara Delevingne
The Dolce Vita -- Inspired by Sophia Loren, Penélope Cruz, Beyoncé


The Bombshell -- Inspired by Marilyn Moore, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Scarlett Johansson
The Vintage Vamp -- Inspired by Lauren Bacall, Louise Brooks, Rihanna
The Glamour Muse -- Inspired by Jerry Hall, Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez
The Rebel -- Inspired by Debbie Harry, Grace Jones, Lady Gaga

The Charlotte Tilbury line is available at, Bergdorf Goodman,, Nordstrom,, and

Other events:

Shoppers are in for a double treat at the Junk Food Clothing Co. store in Venice on Thursday. At 4:30 p.m. ice cream sandwich truck Chunk-n-Chip is scheduled to park outside the store, offering $1 off all goodies. Inside, the store will offer 30% discounts on Junk Food merchandise. The store is at 1103 Abbot Kinney Blvd. and is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. 

Madewell at the Americana at Brand is hosting a fall shopping event from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. The store is offering 20% off purchases of $125 or more, and Loyalty Rewards members will receive two complimentary movie tickets and a Sprinkles cupcake when they spend $300 or more. Sips and snacks will be provided. The mall is at 889 Americana Way, Glendale.


Online denim retailer Dstld (pronounced “distilled”) has opened its first pop-up shop. The shop, scheduled to be open through the holidays, is called Dnm Bar: LA  and stocks men’s and women’s jeans. It’s at 8899 Beverly Blvd., in West Hollywood (above Madeo restaurant). Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.


House of Gratia et Caritas fashion and charity blogger Melissa Wong is hosting a pop-up evening of shopping for a cause, drinks and fun from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Phoenix, 14 N. La Cienega Blvd., Beverly Hills. Participating brands include Pura Vida Bracelets, the Giving Keys, Purpose Jewelry, Bead Relief and more. Space is limited. RSVP to

Sample sales

Women’s casual clothing label Bella Dahl has scheduled its first sample sale this week at the Packard Lofts, 1000 S. Hope St. in downtown L.A. Hours are noon to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Prices range from $10 to $40. Cash and credit cards only.

Trunk Shows

A Stella & Dot trunk show in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at 704 Walden Drive, Beverly Hills. Among its other products, the jewelry company is offering two bracelets -- the delicate rose gold-plated Inspire bracelet and the Strength bracelet, featuring a motif of elephants -- to benefit the cause. All proceeds from sales of the two bracelets are to go to the Noreen Fraser Foundation, a nonprofit focused on raising funds for women’s cancer research.

Luxury lingerie and loungewear purveyor the Naked Princess is launching a new cashmere collection and teaming with Maison de Papillon for a trunk show from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at 653 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles.


Sephora at the Americana at Brand, at 889 Americana Way, Glendale, will be the scene of a Smashbox event featuring photographer Steven Khan from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. Customers can book appointments for a fall trends makeover, and receive a CD of photos by Khan capturing the new look. Reservations are $75 (redeemable for Smashbox product purchases) and may be made by calling (818) 502-9787.


Diorshow makeup artist Ricky Wilson is scheduled to teach the must-have looks of the season from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at Nordstrom at the Americana at Brand, 889 Americana Way, Glendale. Space is limited. To book an appointment, call (818) 502-9922, ext. 1059.


Saks Fifth Avenue Off Fifth is scheduled to open a store in Costa Mesa today. The store, at 901 South Coast Drive, will be open to the the public with a party from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., after a ribbon-cutting at 3:30 p.m. There will be other special promotions and giveaways through Saturday. Regular store hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday though Thursday and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Salvatore Ferragamo is slated to reopen its Beverly Center store on Friday. Previously the store housed the Ferragamo men’s collection, but it’s been expanded to include women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags, belts, fragrances, eyewear, jewelry and more. Mall hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.