GEV Magazine’s Gift Guide Issue 18.0

By Kaye Cloutman

What is the true concept of celebrity? At GEV, we are constantly besieged with pitches from PR firms about their celebrity clients. While this is flattering, we also feel we have a huge responsibility to the community regarding who we feature. Fame is great but when the question arises “what has this person done for the community?” more often than not you can hear a pin drop while waiting for the answer. Therefore, it is a true honor that we are not only graced by one but five individuals in the Bay Area who I consider Santa’s true helpers all year round. These people, despite their media stature, are truly grounded individuals who celebrate the human spirit on a daily basis and help generate a ripple effect of good intentions everywhere they go. I cannot even begin to count the times I’ve seen them behind their microphones as a voice for those without access to food, medical care, housing or education. May we all take inspiration from them not just because of who they are but what they have done and are devoted to doing in succeeding years. Meet our gorgeous cover models Leslie Sbrocco (PBS, Check Please! Bay Area), Liam Mayclem (CBS, Foodie Chap), Joel Riddell (iHeart Radio, Dining Around) Marybeth La Motte (Red Carpet Bay Area) & Mika Takeuchi (Foodfashionista.com). Read all about them in our gift guide issue below.

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GEV Magazine 18.0

By Gastronomique En Vogue Magazine

124 pages, published 1/8/2016

It is a true honor that we are not only graced by one but five individuals in the Bay Area who we consider Santa’s true helpers all year round. These people, despite their media stature, are truly grounded individuals who celebrate the human spirit on a daily basis and help generate a ripple effect of good intentions everywhere they go. In this season of giving, we proudly present vanguards of charity Leslie Sbrocco, Liam Mayclem, Joel Riddell,…

Photography by Vincent Gotti
vincentgottiphotography.com

Lighting Assistant – Chris Miramon

Executive Producer – Kaye Cloutman

Assisted by – Lauren Widner

Associate Producer – Kathryn Holland Besser

Creative Director – Josette Vigil-Jelveh

Jewelry Stylist – Sandra Badani

Hair by Tanya Guerrero and Karie Zarsky Bennett for ateliersalon.com

Makeup by Gabrielle Alvarez and Isabel Jackson ateliersalon.com
Shot entirely at Santana Row santanarow.com

On Joel: Midnight Blue Burberry
London Tuxedo with Black lapel $2,295.00

On Liam : Midnight Blue VZ
Exclusive Custom Bespoke Suit with plum-purple lapel and details
vzstreet.com

On Leslie:

Texturized metallic gown with mosaic details by Jovani $950

On Mika: Champagne colored beaded gala dress by Scala USA  $450

On Marybeth
Metallic Pewter cocktail dress with one-shoulder puff detail by Jovani $450
Gowns and dresses available at
Penelope Boutique Santana Row
377 Santana Row, Ste. 1165 San Jose, CA 95128
penelopeboutique1.com