March 8, 2009 –West Hollywood, CA –John Varvatos celebrated the 7th Annual Stuart House Benefit at his boutique in Los Angeles. The event, hosted by Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon, with partner Converse, closed down the streets of Melrose and Robertson in the heart of West Hollywood. Over 1,500 guests were treated to an afternoon of shopping with the designer, family fun in the outdoor venue and a special rock n’ roll performance by ZZ Top. Guests of all ages mingled and nibbled on delicious hor d’oeuvres and Crumbs cupcakes. Cocktails and beverages were served courtesy of Patron, Ultimat Vodka, Cielo Malibu Wineyards, HINT Essence Water and Evolution Juices.