The John Varvatos 11th Annual Stuart House Benefit

In April, designer John Varvatos hosted the annual Stuart House Benefit at his Los Angeles boutique. The celebrity packed event, hosted by Amy Adams and Darren Le Gallo, closed Melrose Avenue in the heart of West Hollywood. An online auction raised over $1,115,000 for Stuart House, the UCLA Rape Treatment Center’s program benefiting sexually abused children. The crowd of more than 1,500 took in an afternoon of luxury shopping, auctions, food and children’s activities and a performance by Willie Nelson & Sons with Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith sitting in. Guests included (1) designer John Varvatos, daughter Thea Varvatos, and wife Joyce Varvatos (2) Actor Christopher Meloni (3) Sophie Simmons, guitarist Gene Simmons, and actress Shannon Tweed and (4) LL Cool J.

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John Varvatos, daughter Thea Varvatos, and wife Joyce Varvatos


Christopher Meloni


Sophie Simmons, guitarist Gene Simmons, and actress Shannon Tweed


LL Cool J