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Styling by Alex Yanez

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Gucci, Cavalli, Lhuillier.... that and more as San Diego Social Diary's Margo Schwab, Scott Johnston, and Red Carpet Kima hosted a private dinner soiree at Neiman Marcus February 6th, 2013.

Among the guests were Annika and Gordon Kovtun from KCM, Claude, Tiffany, Jim and Alexia Mahoney, Susan and John Smaha of Smaha Law, Dr. Nasrin Mani of La Jolla Cosmetic Laser Clinic and Dr. Darush Mohyi, Constance Hughes and Peter Caruso, Sharon Pratt and Hilary Jacobson, Connie and Ed Basterache, Susie Barbey Booth and Cameron Booth, Dana Alkasmi and Shervin Erfani, and Taylor Miller with her beloved Yorkie Armani.

Guests enjoyed an exquisite dinner by Zodiac and served up by Cruz Zahran's Panache Productions, followed by an exceptional show styled by Neiman's own, Alex Yanez. Exceptional it was ....

Please enjoy Part II of the show....

Special Thanks to Neiman Marcus's Ida Sandico-Whitaker for producing this event!


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Gordon Kovtun with Ed Basterache, Scott Johnston and Annika Kovtun

Connie Basterache with Sharon Pratt and Hilary Jacobson

'Red Carpet Kima' and 'Claude Z French Doggy' meeting for the first time

The Mahoney Family, Jim, Alexia, Tiffany and Claude

Sharon Pratt with Hilary Jacobson, and John and Susan Smaha of Smaha Law

Blonde Fun - Margo Schwab and Taylor Miller with Armani

Red Carpet Kima with Taylor Miller and Armani, and Tiffany Mahoney and Claude hidden behind Kima

Margo Schwab greeting Peter Caruso ** Dana Alkasmi and Shervin Erfani

Ida Sandico-Whitaker with Armani!

Fun times with the Mahoney's, Jim, Alexia, and Tiffany, and Taylor Miller

Armani dreaming of a Neiman's dress...

Constance Hughes and Peter Caruso

Dr. Nasrin Mani with Sharon Pratt and Hilary Jacobson

Margo Schwab bussing Peter Caruso

Dana Alkasmi and Shervin Erfani

Susie Barbey and Cameron with Dana Alkasmi

Gordon and Annika Kovtun

Margo Schwab (in her fave Herve Leger .....thank you Neiman's) with Neiman Marcus's amazing stylist Alex Yanez, and the wonder woman who makes good things happen at Neiman's, Ida Sandico-Whitaker

Enjoy the second half of the San Diego Social Diary Fashion Show Styled by Alex Yanez, and Produced by Ida Sandico-Whitaker

Thank you Neiman Marcus for an extraordinary evening!

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We at San Diego Social Diary are proud to have known David Copley.... what a positive inspiration he was for animals, science, the arts, and literacy. We endeavor to carry on his tradition of quiet but important support for the community of San Diego and Southern California. We are truly inspired....Sincerely, Margo Schwab, Scott Johnston, and Kima!



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* Margo Schwab, MBA, more formally known as Margaret E. Schwab, has produced, written, interviewed and photographed for various media organizations since 1989. Schwab attended Holton Arms School, La Jolla Country Day School and La Jolla High School. Schwab has a B.A. from Scripps College, spent a business internship with S.A.I.C., Science Applications International Corporation, and earned a Masters of Business degree, M.B.A., from the University of San Diego by way of Claremont Graduate School . Schwab additionally took college courses from Harvard University, and Syracuse University. Schwab volunteers for numerous charity organizations. She also continues to support animal organizations and the prevention of people and animal abuse. Schwab is the editor and co-owner of The Social Diary.

Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston of The Social Diary Magazine are pleased to announce a partnerships with the San Diego Humane Society and SD METRO Magazine. They have also partnered with Country Friends and the San Diego American Heart Association and the Arthritis Foundation.

Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston are both members of the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club (Margo Schwab since 1974) and both are now members of the University Club and its worldwide ClubCorp Compass Society. Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston are Police Press credentialed by the Chief of Police, William Lansdowne.


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