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Miss Sweden Universe to Judge 2011 Miss Sinergy

Get ready for glitz, glamour and Sinergy! On October 16, the House of Sweden will crown 1 of 20 gorgeous women as the 2nd Annual Miss Sinergy. The Miss Sinergy pageant brings togther the area’s most influential people, while promoting awareness to the severity and prominance of breast cancer.

Judges for this year’s pageant include the current Miss Universe Sweden, Michaela Savic; former Project Runway cast member, Emmett McCarthy; and DC star of Blonde Charity Mafia, Katherine Kennedy

Embassy doors will open at 7:00pm for an elegant event including hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, and a coronation ball.  In honor of October’s awareness month, all proceeds will benefit the fight against breast cancer.

Purchase your tickets here:

For more information, please contact John Hamiliton at

Mugged: No White Castle Love in Washington

24 Fans where’s Jack Bauer when you need him? Kal Penn of  “Harold and Kumar” fame got mugged this morning and held up at gunpoint according to TMZ. It happened early this morning while Penn was walking through a Washington DC neighborhood.

The attacker took Penn’s wallet and some other stuff. Doesn’t seem like there are any leads just yet.

Penn who has a passion for acting recently left the industry to pursue a career in politics when Obama got in office.

Related: FOX 5’s Will Thomas Mugged at Gunpoint

Related: DC Based Reality Show Star Assaulted Walking Home

Society 2.0: Tracking DC's Top Social Status

There’s probably a lot of stuff out there you’d be surprised to find out about the so called movers ‘n’ shakers in this city. That’s why I’m tracking it online and bringing you the ‘best of’ every week in my new Washington Life online column Society 2.0!

It’s called the Social Status Report and today I pluck pix and bits from the twitter pages of Luke Russert, Leslie Sanchez at CNN, socialite Susanna Quinn and MTV International’s Blonde Charity Mafia’s Sophie Pyle.

Read It Now: Society 2.0

We also hear from Queen Rania about Twestival. The 2010 DC Twestival is this Thursday at Shadow Room and benefits CONCERN, a charity that helps poor children through education. Buy your tickets for Twestival today!

[Pictured: @LeslieSanchez snaps shot of Wolf at work. Below: DC Twestival 2009]

More Pictures: DC Twestival 2009

Critters Critters!

Critters for a Cure

What are you doing Thursday! Join me, WUSA’s Anita Brikman, NBC4’s Eun Yang, ABC7’s Pamela Brown, Blonde Charity Mafia’s Krista Johnson and more for Critters for the Cure. Join OMG, WUSA’s Anita Brikman, NBC4’s Eun Yang, ABC7’s Pamela Brown, Blonde Charity Mafia’s Krista Johnson Enjoy champagne, lite bites, a luxury silent auction and a fabulous gift bag filled with goodies, while beautiful women cancer survivors (and their furry friends) strut their stuff on the ‘cat’walk .  Get your ticket today!Buckley's Story by Ingrid King

READ THIS: Buckley’s Story 

A while back I profiled Ingrid King, a local feline master teacher who did Reiki on my dear Atticus. I was so excited to see King’s new book because it’s something that as one reviewer described should be ‘A “must” for everyone who has ever loved a pet’. The story of her beautiful cat Buckley leads us through how our pets teach us to open our hearts to the world.  It reveals lessons learned through the life and eventual death of a beloved friend.

Hot Girls, Hot Dogs for Paws!

MTVs Blonde Charity Mafia's Krista Johnson

This Thursday a good time will be had by all in a two places supporting our local pets. Fashion for Paws fundraising is in full swing and Washington’s hip and animal helping are hitting the town.

Party:Down with F4P… Yeah You Know Me

Hosted by Krista Johnson, Susie Aguirre and Kate Manders

  • Thursday February 18th at 10PM
  • George (3521 Prospect St, NW DC)
  • $5 Donation at the Door
      Fashion for Paws at RECESS

Party: Free Booze, Hot Dogs, Crazy Cats!

Hosted by Barbara Merola, Fletcher Gill & Rachael Glaws

  • Thursday, February 18 at 10:00pm
  • RECESS (727 15th Street, NW DC)
  • $10-$20 donation suggested at door
  • RSVP:

Hear it for NY, NY, NY… Fashion Week

FOX NY's Giovanna Drpic & WUSA's Angie GoffWait til you see the video and pics to come but first a glimpse of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2010. I interviewed Max Azria about his designs for Herve’ Leger and chatted with “the creator” of NYFW Fern Mallis, Senior VP of IMG Fashion. Mallis told me she loved Azria’s BCBG line and thought Carolina Herrera’s show was “beautiful”. Who was she impressed with? Mallis says  “Rebecca Taylor”.  Mallis also said she really liked all the patchwork she saw in different shows. Looks like that and bleached out denim will be big trends this season.

Along with the shows came the parties. My news gal pal FoxNY’s Giovanna Drpic joined me at the Ugly Betty/Elle Magazine event at The Capitale. The entire cast was there including a stunning Vanessa Williams in a bold stripe dress that hugged her figure. We wrapped the evening at “The Gates” and good friend entertainment marketer Danny Estrada who introduced us to the so sweet Nole’ Marin of  Top Model/True Beauty fame.(below)

Nole' Marin, Danny Estrada & Angie Goff

Across the runway at Herve’ Leger I spotted NY Socialite (but Richmond native) Tinsley Mortimer in pink… who’s reality show in the making is rumored to have bumped DC’s “Blonde Charity Mafia” off the CW.

Tinsley Mortimer at Herve Leger

At the show I ran into my DC friends Charlie Paret, Erwin Gomez and James Packard-Gomez.

Charlie Paret, Angie Goff, Erwin Gomez & James Packard-Gomez

I have pro photos coming but took this at the Herve’ Leger show with my little cam.

Herve Leger Spring 2010

Oh Snap! No boys allowed

It was LADIES ONLY at L2 Lounge in Georgetown Wednesday night. Post-Christmas kudos to Kate McMillan for throwing the ultimate pamperfest. The “Holiday Survival Party” helped DCnistas detox from over shopping, cooking, stressing and overeating. Free manicures, pedis, massages and even readings by a real psychic were on hand! Petite bags of popcorn and the playing of chick flicks made the party complete.

Holiday Survival Party

[Pictured: Nikki Schwab, Amanda Kruse, Tara Palmeri, Stephanie Green, Sophie Pyle with Leah Dyrud, Sitting… Windy Shepard, Josie Taylor, Krista Johnson,Lauren Pompono, Carissa Maguire, Angie Goff & Sophie Pyle, Carli Beckett gets nails done,  Amanda Polk with Pamela Sorensen, Sitting… Kate McMillan, Connie, Keri Ann Meslar & Friend]

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