Legendary Beverly Hills 2017 Garden Tour

A Spectacular Event: Legendary Beverly Hills 2017 Garden Tour Thanks to our extraordinary, passionate, and incredible Garden Tour chairs Maralee Beck, Leslie Kavanaugh, and our special angel Jeanne Anderson, the Legendary Beverly Hills Garden Tour and Showcase Estate was simply fabulous. It was a true labor of love, and not possible without the help of over one hundred volunteers and our very dedicated and talented Garden Tour Committee. All of the gardens this year, rarely open to the public, were truly legendary. The Goetz Estate was designed in 1938 by famed architect Gordon B. Kaufmann, who also built Greystone. The gorgeous Georgian Revival manor was the long-time home of Edie Goetz, the daughter of MGM mogul Louis B. Mayer. With a world-class art collection of paintings by Van Gogh, Renoir, Picasso and others, Edie entertained royally. Her home was the center of Hollywood social life at the highest level. The…

Grandest Garden Tour of Southern California~Legendary Beverly Hills

Experience the Grandest Garden Tour of Southern California~Legendary Beverly Hills Garden Tour and Showcase Estate   Friends of Robinson Gardens is gearing up for its annual Garden Tour on Saturday, May 20th, from 10AM to 4PM. This year’s theme, “Legendary Beverly Hills” will showcase four historic estates in Beverly Hills. Almost all of the estates have that golden era Hollywood connection. All are large properties so come prepared with comfy shoes and your best floral hat. Our bonus house for our VIP and Concierge guests is a majestic Beaux-Arts mansion on Sunset Boulevard with formal gardens, rose parterres, vegetable and herb gardens and manicured orange groves. The sensual aromas and striking architecture is a feast for the senses. Following the theme of Legendary Beverly Hills, The Kitchen for Exploring Foods is duplicating many of the famous dishes from famed Beverly Hills eateries of yesteryear – such as “The Beverly Hills Hotel” Mc Carthy…

Star Studded Sponsors Support for Virginia Robinson Gardens 2017

Star Studded Sponsors Support 2017 Legendary Beverly Hills Garden Tour  Virginia Robinson Gardens is proud to announce that several top Beverly Hills iconic organizations are sponsoring this year’s Friends of Robinson Gardens 2017 Garden Tour and Showcase Estate event, aptly themed Legendary Beverly Hills – Garden City of the World. Each organization’s support—some of these companies have supported the Virginia Robinson Gardens for many years—helps to ensure a successful event that is focussed on sharing with the community its special local treasure, the magnificent home and gardens of Virginia Robinson. Not only does this lovely estate have an intriguing history during the development of the world famous Beverly Hills, but so do many of its sponsors. Here is a peek into the history of our sponsors that curiously intertwines with the life of Virginia Robinson… 9250 Beverly Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 310-659-2980 www.bhbenz.com Mercedes Benz of Beverly Hills is one of the Sponsors for…

Boutique at Legendary Beverly Hills Garden Tour

Don’t miss out on our exclusive Red Carpet Show Stopping Boutique at the Legendary Beverly Hills Garden Tour! This year’s Garden Tour Boutique promises to be a shopping paradise. In our branded boutique located in the Pool Pavilion, Theory, this year’s fashion partner will have their Spring/Summer 2017 collection on display. Come take a spritz from the latest fragrances by Jo Malone or get a quick touch up from one of the Bobbi Brown make-up artists. And best of all experience the exquisite jewels from the Nini Jewels collection. Nini has donated one of her most exquisite jewelry pieces for the this year’s Treasure Hunt, which will take place a 3:00PM on the front lawn, Saturday, May 20th. Ticket’s will be available on the day of Garden Tour for a chance to own this bejeweled elegant piece of jewelry. On the Tennis Court several of our most popular vendors will be returning for you…

Designers of Legendary Beverly Hills Garden Tour

Meet our Star Designers for the 2017 Legendary Beverly Hills Garden Tour! The Friends of Robinson Gardens is so grateful to our extremely talented designers who will transform the rooms of Virginia Robinson’s home into settings of inspiring and breathtaking beauty for our annual Garden Tour on May 20, 2017. Don’t miss this glorious and enchanting visual feast! Interior designer Carrie Livingston of CL Design has an exquisitely sophisticated signature style: a mix of both modern and classic, her love for vintage finds, and her passionate affinity for art. She sources unique pieces from around the world to create stunning residential and commercial projects in destinations as far-flung as Moscow, St. Barts, Sardinia, and Angola. Livingston and her work – known for its seamless fusion of luxury and livability, with bold accent pieces such as custom neon fixtures – have appeared in the pages of Vogue, Elle, Town & Country, Coastal Living and…

Florists in the Limelight at the 2017 Garden Tour

Florists in the Limelight at the Legendary Beverly Hills Garden Tour This year’s garden tour is sure to exhilarate the senses as top LA florists use their abounding talent to inspire guests with floral interpretations to the theme of Legendary Beverly Hills at the famed Virginia Robinson Gardens Showcase Estate on Saturday, May 20, 2017. We want to share with you why we are “star-struck” by each of these oh-so-fabulous creative artists—all of whom will most definitely design show-stopper creations that you won’t want to miss! Each florist is listed alphabetically along with the room/area they are decorating so that you will know where to find them when you visit the Showcase Estate at Robinson Gardens on Garden Tour day. Brad Austin Imaginative Florals – Front Entrance Doorway www.bradaustin.com brad@bradaustin.com 323-658-8874 Brad’s unique creativity and organizational savvy has earned him acclaim within the entertainment industry, where he has worked on over 80 films and TV shows. He was also part of a team that won four Daytime…

Theory Fashion Partner at Robinson Garden Tour

Theory’s Models to Walk the Runway at the Garden Tour’s Fashion Show Friends of Robinson Gardens is thrilled to announce that New York-based fashion brand Theory will be our exclusive fashion partner for Garden Tour 2017 Legendary Beverly Hills. At approximately 1:30pm on May 20, Theory models will be strutting the runway during the luncheon program at Virginia Robinson Gardens where all ticket holders will get an up close and personal view of the latest Theory looks and hot items for the season. Be there early to grab a seat under the massive tent on the Great Lawn where the models will weave through round tables, up the center raised platform and around the walkway to both sides of the pool where Concierge ticket holders will be dining at a covered tablescape designed by party planner to the stars Mindy Weiss. The Spring/Summer collection features looks that are new to…

2017 Garden Tour VIP and Concierge Level Tickets

Travel in Style and Comfort with VIP and Concierge Level Tickets at the Garden Tour! Do you want to experience the annual Virginia Robinson Garden tour on Saturday, May 20, 2017 on a more luxurious and spectacular level? Then, consider VIP and Concierge level tickets when visiting the private gardens! With the VIP van, you will enjoy the ease and convenience of door-to-door transportation. No need to drive, navigate, and look for parking! With the Concierge luxury van, you gain the additional benefit of a knowledgeable docent-led tour that will inspire and entertain you. PLUS, VIP and Concierge tickets visit a BONUS garden that is not available for the general admission level ticket holders. Upon returning from the private gardens tour, Concierge guests are served lunch with special, decorated and designated reserved tables, and will receive a lovely gift bag with items from Jo Malone and Bobbi Brown. Additionally, Friends of Robinson Gardens ambassadors will guide your visit to the fabulous…