Las Vegas, Nev. It was a star-studded evening at Azure at The Palazzo Las Vegas. In celebration of the JCK jewelry convention and to help The Palazzo Las Vegas kick off it’s first ever Carnevale celebrations, celebrity-adored brand Simon G. Jewelry threw its annual Simon G. Jewelry “Summer Soiree.” Stylish guests included George Clooney’s gal pal Stacy Keibler, Pamela Anderson, Giuliana Rancic, Melissa Rycroft and husband Tye Strickland, Cheryl Burke, Audrina Patridge, Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin, Gilles and Carole Marini, Patti Stanger of “Millionaire Matchmaker,” celeb stylist and member of the E!’s “Fashion Police” George Kotsiopoulos and many others.
The night of revelry kicked off with comedian and host Dannon Green taking the stage to introduce the Soiree’s charity partner Generosity Water while fire dancers continued the entertainment by taking a dip in the pool with their sparklers. Red carpet darlings Audrina Patridge (in Gloss Army), Melissa Rycroft (in a BCBG Max Azria dress she borrowed from Rent The Runway) Cheryl Burke (in Bebe), Lisa Rinna (in a vintaga Gucci dress and Aldo shoes), Pamela Anderson (wearing Palladium Jewelry by Simon G) and more dazzled in the latest from Simon G. Stacy Keibler arrived in a blue sequined Herve Leger number accessorized with Simon G. earrings, saying they were the perfect pair to dress up any outfit. “They are classic and elegant,” she said. And while she copped to enjoying the nightlife and the restaurants at The Palazzo, she’s counting down the days until she reunites with her beau. “I’m off to Europe next week,” she said. Giuliana Rancic, in simple and elegant Simon G. Jewelry earrings was in town to host the Miss USA pageant and said she’s looking forward to expanding her family with the addition of a new baby in three months saying that she hasn’t decided on a name just yet because “people say you have to wait until the baby is born to name it.” She also admitted to missing hubby Bill. “I’ve never done Vegas, which to us is The Palazzo, without him in the past five years,” she said. Patti Stanger wowed in Rachel Zoe and an $80,000 Simon G. Jewelry necklace and said that from bridal pieces to colored stones, Simon G. Jewelry is always her first stop when shopping for the latest and greatest baubles. Melissa Rycroft and Tye Strickland raved about The Palazzo and the Azure Pool calling it “the best place on earth.”
Celebs noshed on signature dishes from Lagasse’s Stadium, and toasted with champagne and Diosa Tequila, all while taking full advantage of the photo booth on hand. Pre-event, Cheryl Burke said on the red carpet that she’s excited about The Palazzo’s Carnevale celebrations, which feature three months of classic Italian festivities through new experiences, entertainment, art, music, and wine from June 4 to Sept. 9. Saturday evening was a smashing success for Simon G. Jewelry, the family-owned and run company that has been decking out red carpet beauties and girls next door alike for years. In addition to debuting their new collection, Simon G. Jewelry also announced their new line of colored diamond jewelry called ‘Midnight’. Celebrities got their groove on to tunes by KC and the Sunshine Band enticing guests to kick off their heels and dance in the pool. Everyone from the celebrities to invited guests experienced the ultimate in luxury from the moment they stepped through The Palazzo doors.
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