Rogan Gregory and Scott Mackinlay Hahn’s eco-friendly Loomstate for Target line landed at design store Big Red Sun in Venice, Calif., Tuesday evening, with a star-studded private shopping event in advance of its launch April 19 in Target stores.
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And these days, no one is above a bargain. Celebs and models Amber Valletta, Amy Smart, Anna Paquin, Dita Von Teese, Debi Mazar, Elizabeth Banks, Kristen Bell, Adrian Grenier, Anna Faris and Jamie King all flocked to the far west side for the organic cotton merch.
“As much as I love fashion and as much as it has supported me, I see how extreme and extravagant it is,” said Valletta, who is collaborating on a women’s clothing collection to be announced this summer.
Guests walked the green carpet (more of a pebbled walkway), nibbled vegetarian dishes and sipped organic cocktails. But some were looking for something just a little more familiar.
“Is there any beer here?” asked Grenier, before finding an amber ale at the crowded bar.