Sunday 31 May 2009

Tracie Howard - Friends and Faux

Fashion Expert and Television Personality, Dwight Eubanks, Hosts Star-studded Book Reading for Renowned Author, Tracie Howard's, Latest Book, Friends and Faux

ATLANTA, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, May 27, 2009, Eros World Tapas Bar in Atlanta, Georgia, was the site of the much-anticipated book reading/release for Tracie Howard's new novel, Friends and Faux. Scheduled for official release in July, 2009, Friends and Faux is Ms. Howard's latest addition to her list of enthralling novels. Her previous works include such literary successes as Gold Diggers, Never Kiss and Tell, Success is the Best Revenge, and Talk of the Town.

Electricity, elegance, and style defined the evening, as an elite group of A-list guests gathered to honor and celebrate one of America's most renowned young authors. Attendees included art curators, Juan and Judith Service Montier; Chief Facilitator at The LMB Group, Julie Borders; Caesars Palace marketing chief, Lily Hu; jazz publicists, Monica Polo; Camille Love, director of City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs; well-known Atlanta socialite, Evelyn Mimms; and, of course, Ms. Howard herself.

The event was hosted by fashion expert and well-known television personality, Dwight Eubanks. Creator of the world famous Purple Door Salon, Mr. Eubanks has traveled the globe teaching and training other fashion professionals who flock to learn his unique style and industry-setting techniques. In recent years, Mr. Eubanks has also taken television by storm, becoming a household name in various demographics, not just the world of fashion.

With his signature charisma, style, and panache, Mr. Eubanks wowed and charmed guests in his usual fashion, adding even more flair and glitz to an already glamour-packed evening. Commenting on Ms. Howard's latest novel, Mr. Eubanks stated: "If people this sophisticated support it, it must be good."

The event was held in conjunction with VIP Distinct and Opulent Influence Agency, under the talented and watchful eyes of VIP Distinct president, Glenn Bean, and Opulent Influence Agency's Bria Bryant. Both agencies worked together seamlessly and brought to bear vast experience and expertise with regards to event planning and PR.

Ms. Howard's book release marked the second collaboration between Dwight Eubanks and Glenn Bean, the two having worked together to present Sheree Whitfield's fashion show, May 12, 2009, at the W. Perimeter Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. Both events have won rave reviews from attendees and media alike, and Atlantans eagerly await what's next for TV celebrity, Dwight Eubanks, and noted/in-demand event planner, Glenn Bean. For photo images of both events, please visit

About VIPDistinct.

Founded by W. Glenn Bean, who has over twenty years of experience in the hospitality industry, VIPDistinct is one of the fastest growing lifestyle management companies in the Atlanta area. With a client base and strategic partners that span the globe, VIPDistinct specializes in the highest level of lifestyle management, event marketing and PR services, for both personal and corporate.


CONTACT: W. Glenn Bean, President of VIPDistinct, +1-404-591-5705,[email protected]

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