Honoree: Stanley DruckenmillerThe C.H.I.P.S. 2016 Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show honored Stanley and Fiona Druckenmiller and featured the St. John Pre-Fall 2016 Collection at the Beverly Hills Hotel. All proceeds from the event benefited Children's Institute, Inc. (CII) to support children affected by abuse and violence in their families or communities.
Honoree: Daniel BeatyThe 2015 C.H.I.P.S. Spring Luncheon was held at Neiman Marcus Beverly Hills. The annual event featured the Altuzarra Pre-Fall and Fall/Winter 2015 Collection, and honored Daniel Beaty, an award-winning actor, singer, writer, and composer. All proceeds from the event benefited Children's Institute, Inc. (CII) to support children affected by abuse and violence in their families or communities.
Special Guest: Garcelle BeauvaisIn Spring 2014, the C.H.I.P.S. partnered with Saks Fifth Avenue Beverly Hills to host a runway fashion show and luncheon featuring the new Ralph Lauren 2014 Fall Collection at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills. The C.H.I.P.S. are proud to support the performing arts for Children's Institute.
Honoree: Rochelle Gores FredstonIn Spring 2013, the C.H.I.P.S. partnered with Neiman Marcus Beverly Hills to host a special in-store luncheon and presentation of the Valentino Fall 2013 collection. On this day, the C.H.I.P.S. were proud to honor Rochelle Gores Fredston for her work supporting Children’s Institute, namely for her creation of Philanthropic Society Los Angeles (PSLA), a group that brings together forward-minded, young philanthropic men and women to raise funds and awareness for the children and families of Children’s Institute.
Honoree: Caroline KunitzWe gathered on the terrace at the Montage Beverly Hills for a champagne reception and luncheon featuring an exclusive presentation of the Michael Kors Fall 2012 collection. Ms. Caroline Kunitz, co-founder of L.A. Diaper Drive, was the lady of the hour as The CHIPS honored her efforts to provide thousands of free diapers to families in need. All proceeds raised benefited CII’s Performing Arts Program.
Honoree: Eric GarcettiThe CHIPS presented our 2011 Annual Spring Luncheon on the beautiful terrace of the Montage Beverly Hills. The program included an open-air fashion show featuring Italian designer Bottega Veneta’s 2011-2012 Fall collection. To the delight of all who attended, CII’s Performing Arts students gave an unparalleled performance of I Heard It Through the Grapevine before honoree, Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti, congratulated those present for their support of CII and for “leading with love.” All proceeds benefited CII's Performing Arts Program.
Our friend-raiser at Santa Monica’s Annenberg Community Beach House featured a retrospective on fashion from Decades, the Melrose Avenue vintage couture boutique owned and operated by Cameron Silver. Wine-tasting and live jazz rounded out the evening. Proceeds benefited the children and families at CII.
Honoree: Angie HarmonThe CHIPS co-hosted an evening of private shopping at the new Nordstrom at Santa Monica Place to celebrate the store’s grand opening to the public the following day. Actress and CII friend Angie Harmon attended as Honorary Chair, and international recording artist Michael Bublé put on a special performance.
Honoree: Alberta FerrettiThe CHIPS 2009 Annual Spring Luncheon was a festive affair honoring Italian fashion icon, Alberta Ferretti who presented her Fall 2009 collection.
Honoree: Tory Burch“Today is about catching up with girlfriends in L.A. and supporting a meaningful cause I care about,” said guest of honor Tory Burch, perfectly summing up the 2008 CHIPS Annual Spring Luncheon where guests enjoyed an eye-catching runway show of the designer’s spring and pre-fall collections. Proceeds benefited the children and families at CII.
Honoree: Betsy BloomingdaleThe 2007 CHIPS Annual Spring Luncheon and Valentino runway show was held at a private residence in Brentwood in honor of Betsy Bloomingdale.
Honoree: Nicola MaramottiThe CHIPS collaborated with Honorary Event Chairwoman Nicola Gerber Maramotti of MaxMara to present our 2006 Annual Spring Luncheon. The chic event was held at a private residence in Brentwood where attendees were treated to the very first showing of MaxMara’s fall/winter 2006 collection in the United States.
Honoree: Diane Von Furstenberg
Honoree: Cindy Crawford
Honoree: Nancy Daly Riordan
Honoree: Cheryl Ladd
Honoree: Joan and Melissa Rivers
Honoree: Candace and Polly Bergen