Meet Carole Shashona, the original celebrity Feng Shui guru, stylist and lifestyle expert. Although Carole is a multi-tasker, she operates with one central philosophy: “to bring harmony, beauty and spirit from the inside out to all people.” Carole’s book entitled “Feng Shui Chic” and range of products including jewelry and home accessories and candles and room sprays (available at Barney’s NY Beverly Hills) are tools to help achieve that harmony and balance and are based on ancient Chinese principles passed down by her Feng Shui master. Celebrity Fans: Susan Sarandon, Reese Witherspoon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Patrick Dempsey, Reese Witherspoon, Eva Longoria & Julie Christie.
The Diamond Collection by Carole Shashona
Fashion stylist, feng shui grand master, and designer Carole Shashona launched her eponymous fine jewelry line as a way to bring positive energy into her clients’ lives. Influenced by Shashona’s own spiritual journey, the label’s gold and sterling silver pieces feature revered motifs such as stars, the Evil Eye, and Buddha. These stunning necklaces, earrings, rings, and cuffs are often accented with the jeweler’s signature black diamond Om coin, which is meant to confer blessings on the wearer.
Dr. Garo Kassabian
Garo Kassabian, MD, FACS is a world-renowned Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and founder and medical director of the luxury medical spa and lifestyle brand, Lift MD Aesthetics® in Beverly Hills. Featured as an expert on the first season of NIP/TUCK and a regular expert for CBS, CNBC, Aesthetic TV, Bravo and much more.
Dr. Garo Kassabian's training ranks internationally among the top aesthetic plastic surgeons. He is dual board certified in plastic and general surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
As a recognized author, researcher and speaker, he has lectured on the most current cosmetic surgery procedures, including his own signature procedures, The Invisible Bra and Scarless Facelift and his innovative IV Vitamin Therapy treatment. Dr. Kassabian specializes in creating natural results for his patients through Rhinoplasty, Facial Rejuvenation, Breast Augmentation and Body Lifts.
Both colleagues and loyal patients alike for his commitment have praised his work to excellence. He is best known for his Signature Eyebright® treatment and Jawline contour signature treatment.
Lift MD Aesthetics®
Lift MD Aesthetics® is a luxury medi-spa in Beverly Hills founded by medical director Dr. Garo Kassabian. With treatments pioneered by a surgeon and expert injector, Dr. Garo Kassabian has developed key procedures like the Eyebright® and Game Changer™. Patients return regularly for everything from cutting edge facial treatments to permanent makeup application and fat freezing procedures. Dr. Garo Kassabian is a renowned plastic surgeon with a surgery center located in the same building as the spa. Lift MD Aesthetics®, offers discreet, private access to those who wish to remain anonymous and a patient's every need is addressed with the expertise, precision and compassion that only Dr. Kassabian and his team can provide. Celebrity Fans: Upon Request, but many can be seen featured on his Instagram: @drkassabian.
Violet got her start in the hair and beauty industry over 10 years ago by training at Kimble Hair Studio in West Hollywood and later working beside Tracy Cunningham at Meche Salon in Beverly Hills. She quickly discovered that she preferred a few specific and non damaging techniques to create length, fullness and volume and therefore specifically focused her skill set on Micro Beading and individually placed extensions. She is a master at creating gorgeous voluminous hair with her own line of Imported Slavic Hair. Due to the incredible demand for both her line of hair and her ability to masterfully color match and create length and fullness both naturally and seamlessly, she has added a line of wefts and tape ins which are now available as well. @chaviv_hair
Chaviv Hair Extensions
Founded by Los Angeles based celebrity hair extension artist and stylist Violet Teriti, Chaviv hair is a luxury line of imported Slavic luxury hair extensions. These extensions have never been processed or colored. They are considered to be the most luxurious hair available in the world and the highest in quality for extensions. Violet has worked and provided extensions for many name celebrity clients including Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, Margot Robbie, Rita Ora, Lea Michelle, Chiara Ferragni, Hayden Panettiere, Katherine Mchpee, Eiza Gonzalez, Sofia Boutella, Lauren Graham, and Lili Reinhart.
Blue Lagoon Iceland
Beauty Products & Resort: Blue Lagoon Iceland is one of the world's only natural beauty havens where geothermal waters are expelled from the earth's core and surface to create an unrivaled beauty and wellness retreat. These waters were discovered to have a powerful effect on the skin, including stimulation of the natural collagen synthesis, prevention of UV-induced degradation of collagen in the skin and the production of various key components of the skin barrier and enhancement of its functions. These magical waters are used as the secret ingredient in their innovative luxury skincare line. Celebrity Fans: Teri Hatcher, Russell Crowe, Yoko Ono, Emma Watson.
The relentless pursuit of his childhood dreams made Rob Dyrdek a professional athlete at 16 years old and propelled him into the world of business before most people entered college. Surrounded by entrepreneurs in his youth, Dyrdek quickly learned the power of building brands. At 18 years old, he used his knowledge gained from the skateboard industry to create his first company.
This “outlier” experience helped him to develop and grow both his own brands and increase the value of his brand partners as he was quickly becoming an influential professional skateboarder. By leveraging his influence and designing new concepts and ideas, he helped turn a rising footwear and apparel brand into a $500 million international company. He used that same expertise to build skate brands later in his career launching the world's first true professional skateboarding league Street League Skateboarding and a first of its kind skateboarding channel, ETN.
That same approach to brand development led him to co-create and executive produce his first television show, Rob & Big on MTV. After the success of this first show, he created Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory showcasing his Do-Or-Dier® mentality towards entrepreneurship.
The Dyrdek Machine is a venture studio that builds, invests and advises an array of companies in categories ranging from luxury brands, sports entertainment, consumer products, spirits to innovative technologies. The common thread between the projects is the idea of identifying companies that are disruptive—but built to last forever.
The Dyrdek Machine has engineered the fundamental operational, brand, and financial system and set of principles that all sustainable companies should possess and created a method for predictable success. These tools, frameworks, systems, and methods provide brands the proper structure required to turn your passion into profit.
Christopher R King
Christopher R. King, self-made business magnate and investor, has defined resilience throughout his career, and continues to do so with Cruzach, Inc. Raised by his single mother and expelled from high school after defending another student against a bully, he refused to give up. Using his street smarts and raw ambition, he created his first company at the age of 18, and made his first million by the time he was 26 years old. Since 1999, that same drive has inspired him to develop nine companies in a variety of industries ranging from healthcare to entertainment.
Even after losing his fortune in the 2008 real estate crash, King took his last dollar and reinvented himself, refining his business outlook in the process. Now, back at the top, he boasts several companies under his belt, a rare collection of art, cars and even collaboration with the Mondavi family for a perfect wine.
Just as King pushes the limits of what is possible in business, he also does the same in his philanthropic endeavors, with countless contributions to charities and local community support. King is also an avid patron of the arts through his contributions to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles as well as his support of both local and international artists. He is also currently on the Board of Directors for The Art of Elysium.
A luxury lifestyle brand launching in 2018, CCCXXXIII is resurrecting luxury to what it once was – a true art-form combining old-world craftsmanship, bespoke design, personal attention, exquisite materials, and an unwavering commitment to quality and perfection to be handed down from generation to generation. Based on a limited-edition model –CCCXXXIII will be releasing only 333 hand-crafted items per product line, three at the highest tier, thirty at the mid-line tier, and three hundred at the baseline tier. Every inch of material is hand-selected, and each artist and generational craftsman is specifically sought-after based on technique and pedigree and commissioned on a per-product basis. One of the last Heraldic artists, Neil Bromley, who designs coins for the Queen of England, helped create our vision for the CCCXXXIII wordmark and Crown emblem. The goldsmith to the Vatican created our iconic gold coin. These standards of perfection and resolute hommage to old-world artistry go into every element of the design and creation of a CCCXXXIII limited- edition product – making each piece truly worthy of Royalty.