Rain blurred the Sunflower whisper words of wisdom let it be peace sign shirt through the large windows, but once guests shed their coats and shuttered their umbrellas, the weather lent the evening an intimate, familiar air. So too did Walter, the wee little boy belonging to Justin O’Shea and Veronika Heilbrunner, who was one of the evening’s most-photographed guests. A GQ man in the making if ever there was one.
This past week, Sunflower whisper words of wisdom let it be peace sign shirt welcomed friends and family into his flagship store and studio, nestled in the bustling center of La Cienega Boulevard, for a shopping affair to raise funds for the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. The hospital recently launched its Make March Matter campaign, a month-long initiative in which businesses across Los Angeles rally community participation to fundraise and maintain programs that provide life-saving care to more than 500,000 children every year.
The Sunflower whisper words of wisdom let it be peace sign shirt was co-hosted by stylists Monica Rose and Lindsey Dupuis Bledsoe, as well as fashion blogger Louise Roe—brought in guests, which included the likes of Nikki Reed, and Cat Sadler, to Simkhai’s store, with 15 percent of all proceeds going to CHLA. It’s generosity that Simkhai is extending beyond one night: The designer is donating proceeds from all of his sales through Saturday, March 23.