Launch Party For Chris Aire's "Hollywood Glamour Collection"
Jewelry designer Chris Aire unveiled his new limited-edition "Hollywood Glamour Collection" of Nigerian gold and gemstone jewelry at at the Beverly Hills Hotel on April 7, 2010.
The designer behind Chris Aire Fine Jewelry and Timepieces, Aire is using his new collection to pay homage to both Hollywood glamour of the 1930s and '40s, as well as his homeland of Nigeria.
Hollywood celebrities and dignitaries who got a first look at the collection:
Actress Elise Neal
Tracee Ellis Ross and Evan Ross and Jermain Jackson
The event was hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, Oscar winner Adrien Brody and Lost actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and featured a silent auction offering limited-edition Chris Aire pieces, with proceeds to benefit the United States Association for UNHCR, a nonprofit that supports the United Nations Refugee Agency's humanitarian work to protect and assist refugees around the world.