I had the pleasure of attending the Restoration Hardware gallery opening on Melrose Ave. in Los Angeles last Wednesday. Restoration Hardware is one of my favorite luxury brands for the home. Their oversized furniture and classic looks continue to inspire me when considering event decor for clients.
It was an honor to attend and observe the unique look and feel of the new gallery. Its span was 4-stories high and that evening it welcomed over 2,000 guests with champagne, wine, small bites and a sneak peak into Restoration Hardware’s new music label, RH Music. I hung out mostly on the rooftop deck and admired its centerpiece decor ~ long, wooden, communal coffee tables accentuated by myriads of tea light candles leading to an angelic statue that could be seen from Melrose Ave.
The LA crowd is so different from NYC so I enjoyed watching the scene and being inspired by the styles, conversations and designs throughout the night. I also thoroughly enjoyed the live performances by RH Music artists. Their current roster includes Larkin Poe and Edei. I must say that Edei’s set had me dancing, smiling and reminiscing about one of my favorite albums of all time “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”.
Her stage presence was exciting! She flirted with the crowd and her band in a manner that captured the attention and affection of attending guests. She used her music as a platform to get everyone to move to the beat and allow themselves to be swept away by the melodies.
Check out an acoustic performance by Edei, singing her original song “Invisible Scar” HERE.