Aspiring Magazine Launches Fall Issue in Grand Style

Aspiring Magazine Launches Fall Issue in Grand Style

Hollywood’s finest came out to celebrate the autumn issue of Aspiring Magazine at an exclusive reception held on October 4th at The Godfrey Hotel’s gorgeous rooftop pool lounge.

Nicole Muj, Eugenia Kuzmina, Cynthia Hudson

Joining publisher/editor-in-chief Cynthia Hudson on the glamorous evening was cover girl actress/model/comedian Eugenia Kuzmina and many of the celebrities and personalities featured in the magazine. Grammy winner Paulina Aguirre, actresses Sandra Santiago and Andrea Davis, filmmakers Bayou Bennett and Daniel Lir, and designer Will Franco, who dressed Kuzmina for her Malibu shoot, were also in attendance. The stunning Real Housewife and author Taylor Armstrong lit up the carpet in a striking red pantsuit by designer Kiki Wang. Wang, a favorite designer of the world’s royals and top global celebrities, was also featured in the issue, and presented her latest designs in Barbie pink and black and white during the event.

Taylor Armstrong


A highlight was the appearance of Tony Pearson, the legendary bodybuilder, first discovered by Arnold Schwarzenegger, who was also featured in the issue. His life story is chronicled in the new documentary Driven: The Tony Pearson Story which had its world premiere on October 6th on Apple TV, Amazon and other platforms.

Driven Screening in Beverly Hills, October 6


Also in attendance were Dee Dee Sorvino and John Schneider, who are collaborating on the new podcast The Mourning Show, as well as Alice Amter, E! founder Larry Namer, actress Carolyn Hennesy, Roslyn Kind, Consul General of Croatia in Los Angeles Renee Pea, actor Vincent De Paul, music artist Ashley Paul, medium Tara Sutphen, designer Dalia MacPhee, author/producer Lisa Haisha, comedian Cat Ce, chefs Alex and Chris Manos, and many others.

Event sponsors included French Riviera Film Festival and Croatian Premium Wines, which provided the quality red, white and rosé wines that were flowing freely throughout the evening. Publicist/event specialist Nicole Muj assisted with the soirée, as well as the latest issue. The gorgeous Kahlelah Goodine was on site doing live interviews throughout the evening.

Guests received special gift bags, valued at over $500, featuring products and services by Anais Skincare, Aspire Skincare, Bionova, Charles & Company, I’m Plastic Free, My Jewelry Repair, Sheec Socks, and Wellcore. @sheecsocks @teamwellcore @myjewelry repair @charlesncompany @anaislife_official @bionova_skincare @implasticfree @aspireagelessbeauty @godfreyhotelhollywood @aspiringmagazine  

Photo Credit: Tshombe Sampson

Cover Photo: Nelson Shen

Nicole Muj
Nicole Muj