Article: The Maxim Halloween Party – Inside the Hottest Party of the Season
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Maxim is known for producing the hottest events around the world and the Maxim Halloween Party proved to be nothing less. Produced by Karma International guests headed to the annual Halloween Bash in their sexiest costumes for an evening of spook-tacular fun!
Held at the Shrine Auditorium, guests sipped on Best Damn Root Beer floats, Monster Energy, CÎROC Mango, Tequila Don Julio Blanco and Don Julio 1942 and were able to enjoy delicious catering from The Bird’s Nest and Belladonna Sweets. As always the masterminds behind the event guaranteed a bloody good time, and that was exactly the case! Creative Director Ryan Patterson and his team transformed the venue in to a haunted playground with tons of activations, thrilling performances and a haunted house where guests could challenge their bravery. Hollywood’s best set and production designers also created multiple graveyards and frightening haunted vignettes.
Attendees definitely showcased their creativity with the costumes this year. There were plenty of Harley Quinn and Joker costumes where as other attendees got comfortable but yet showed of their sex appeal in a number of onesies. Of course there were all of the beautiful MAXIM bottle service girls decked out in stunning costumes courtesy of Foreplay. Complete with immersive lighting and sound the sets over the evening only hyped the entertainment. from DJ Vice, who is known to perform at the hottest clubs across the country for sold-out audiences, Miami’s Lee Kalt, DJ CJ, Steve Castro all spun the best and captivating mashup hits of our time. R&B sensation Ne-Yo closed the night with his mega-hit, “Let’s Go.”
Co-Founder of The McCord List, a fabulous millennial lifestyle and fashion blog, Rachel McCord was arm in arm with founder of Launch___ and serial entrepreneurial husband Rick Schrimer. “I think in marriage you have to keep things spicy, so I wanted a sexy date with my man,” McCord stated.
Coupled up from the E! Network show, Famously Single, Pauly D and Aubrey O’Day were also amongst the many couples of the evening. The two arrived in totally opposite costumes, with Pauly D in dark hues similar to the grim-reaper and Aubrey O’Day opting for a heavenly/unicorn-ish costume, complete with dyed locks of course! The couple, who re-kindled after their brief break-up, packed on the PDA to let everyone know they were ‘ON’ in full effect!
Other notable celebs in attendance included: Alan Bersten, Alyson Stoner, Angel Brinks, Antje Utgaard, Carlton Gebbia, Casper Smart, Chris Brown, Crystal Renay, Dan Bilzerian, Daymond John, DJ Vice, Dorothy Wang, EJ Johnson, Emily Sears, Eric Bellinger, Eva Marcelle, Gilles Marini, Hroush Achemyan, James Hinchcliffe, Jean Watts, Karrueche Tran, Lauren Ash, Nazanin Mandi, NeYo, Nick Bateman, Nicole Williams , Paul Nassif, Randy Jackson, Romeo Miler, Ryan Guzman, Shane West, Sharna Burgess, Shaun Ross, Simon Rex, Sophia Miacova, Tara Reid, Tyson Beckford, Zac Efron, Zuri Hall, and many more.
Proving each and every time to be the ‘IT’ party of the year, The Maxim Halloween Party 2016 did not disappoint. As we creep into Halloween weekend, be sure to check back for updates on the hottest parties around town!