Leonard Simpson's 10 Best Dressed



Leonard and Sally Thornton

Above: Leonard SImpson with founding chair Sally B. Thornton

 

Each year Leonard Simpson organizes his 10 Best Dressed awards. 10 Males and 10 Females are recognized not simply for their fashionable sense but more importantly for their giving spirit. They are being acknowledged for their philanthropic efforts throughout the year. Along with the awards, Leonard Hosts a Fashion ForwardTM fashion show.

10 Best Dressed Men

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Winners Honored For Their Charitable Giving
Top Row: Gilbert E. Meza, Jeff Mueller
Second Row: Gene W. James, Robert E. Wailes, MD
Third Row: Ross Grano, Don Breitenberg, Steven B. ThorNton
Fourth Row: SErgeAnt Boyd Long, Michael Stoff
Bottom Row: Peter Ferrantelli

10 Best Dressed Woman

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Winners Honored For Their Charitable Giving
Top Row: Virginia Monday, Joan Burton, Dolores Clark
Second Row: Maxine Gellens, Ronne Froman Radm
Third Row: Jane Ottenstein, Celeste Johnson, Christy Macfarlane
Sitting:  Suzanne Figi, Brandi McClain

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Photographer William Daniels [ CustomPhotoArtistry.com ]
Shot on Location at the Atoll House in La Jolla Farms
Fashion Layout Styled by Television personality Leonard Simpson [ leonardsimpson.com ]
Make-Up Artistry by James Overstreet [ 619.379.9365 ]
Hair Design by Joseph Anthony + Stephanie Barry, HairLab [ hairlabbiz.com ]

Models
Anthony Barabas, Niki T. Bostick, Phoenix Carlton, Alexa R. Fresa,
Victoria Hansen, Victor McInerney.

Fashions by
Celeste Boutique, San Diego [ celesteboutique.com ]
Mia Bella Couture, Del Mar [ miabellacouture.com ]
Patrick James, Del Mar [ patrickjames.com  ]
Furs by Graf, Kearny Mesa [ fursbygraf.com ]
Tutto Cuore, Pacific Beach [ tuttocuoreshoes.com ]
Crush Jewelry Design, San Diego [ crushjewelrydesign.net ]

Special Thanks to
Ramin Pourteymour; Derek Barham; Johny Yaldo
and Alber Rezko; Kimberley Graf; Brittany Simpson.

 

2011 Best Dressed Hosts

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Above - Ramin Pourteymour & Brandi McClain

2011 "Fashion ForwardTM" Fashions

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Above - Victoria in Jovani Champaign evening gown and diamond-style earrings by Mia Bella Couture of Del Mar. Andrea gold heel available at Tutto Coure in Pacific Beach. Anthony in brown velvet blazer, black and white designer dress shirt and Dunhill black slack. Fashions provided by Patrick James of Del Mar. Styled by Leonard Simpson of Fashion Forward.

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Above - Victor in Jack Victor grey suit, lavender dress shirt with plum tie. Fashions by Patrick James of Del Mar. Furs provided by Furs by Graf in Kearny Mesa. Alexa in Nanette Leopre beige and black lace skirt and top with oversized embroidered black coat available at Celeste Boutique. Chinese Laundry sparkle heel available at Tutto Cuore in Pacific Beach. Niki in black suit pant by Celeste Boutique. Mink reversible-to-leather vest provided by Furs by Graf in Kearny Mesa. Jewelry and Benjamin Adams silver heel by Mia Bella Couture in Del Mar. Styled by Leonard Simpson of Fashion Forward.

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Above - Victoria in ruby Jovani evening gown by Mia Bella Couture. Died emerald green fox stole provided by Furs by Graf in Kearny Mesa. Anthony [with Pourteymour + McClain’s full bred Chihuahua “Do Do” – short for Miss Daisy] in black slack and dress shirt by Patrick James of Del Mar. Ranch mink full length men’s double breasted trench coat provided by Furs by Graf in Kearny Mesa. Phoenix [with Pourteymour + McClain’s Chihuahua mix “Cha Cha” – short for Lady Godiva] in straight leg jean with black and white shirt and black pea coat by Patrick James of Del Mar. Natural coyote 7/8 length coat provided by Furs by Graf in Kearny Mesa. Styled by Leonard Simpson of Fashion Forward.

fine magazine leonard simpson fashion forward Mia Bella Couture Jovani Couture
Above - Alexa in Jovani Couture blue and silver cocktail dress with jewel necklace by Mia Bella Couture. Niki in Champaign Jovani gown with jewel bodes and asymmetrical toile skirt, and oversized pearl necklace by Mia Bella Couture. Styled by Leonard Simpson of Fashion Forward.

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Above - Niki in a Seventy Two black jacket, She’s sheer blouse in white and INC black velvet skirt. Fashions and jewelry by Celeste Boutique of San Diego. Phoenix in Hugo Boss black stripe suite with blue Robert Graham dress shirt and Signature tie, Hugo Boss black slide shoe. Fashions by Patrick James in Del Mar. Anthony in Forsythe of Canada white dress shirt, Dunhill dress slack in black, sweater turtleneck and blue and black tweed-style sport blazer. Fashions by Patrick James of Del Mar. Styled by Leonard Simpson of Fashion Forward.

leonard simpson fashion forward fine magazine Mia Bella Couture
 Above - Alexa in Jovani black cocktail dress with crystal bodes by Mia Bella Couture. Victor [with Ramin Pourteymour + McClain’s miniature Yorkie “Mini” – short for Minnie Mouse] in VKing sport black suit, Reserve dress shirt and black turtle neck by Patrick James of Del Mar.  Niki in Jovani black cocktail dress with lace bodes and feather skirt by Mia Bella Couture. Styled by Leonard Simpson of Fashion Forward.

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Above - Victoria in Champaign evening gown, feather bead piece and pearl drop earrings by Celeste Boutique. Andrea gold heel available at Tutto Cuore in Pacific Beach. Furs provided by Furs by Graf in San Diego. Jewelry by Crush Jewelry Design. Anthony in black velvet sport jacket, Dunhill black slack and Allen Edmond black tie shoe. Fashions by Patrick James of Del Mar. Styled by Leonard Simpson of Fashion Forward.