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Published on Feb 13, 2017
Ever wonder why it's hard to get past the velvet rope at an exclusive nightclub? Hear from the legendary owner of famous New York City celebrity nightclub Bungalow8 the "inside scoop" of what it takes to build a brand so desirable that everyone wants in. Directed/Edited by Jose Torres, with thanks to Jason Moore and Brooklyn College.
One of the most recognizable names in the hospitality industry; Born by ‘word of mouth’ fame echoing round the world. At 30 she made her indelible mark on NYC with Lot 61, pioneering the scene in West Chelsea. Followed by Bungalow 8 (NY/London/Amsterdam); Bette & No.8/The RecRoom and The Regents Cocktail Club (Miami/Aspen/NYC/Montauk) Famous for her “glitterati guest lists” and unusual concepts she has been widely copied around the world. Most recent is the launch of her creative capital Group #CULTof8.
Bungalow 8, based on the famed Bungalows at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles was her second collaboration with the original Lot 61 team: Architect Rafael Viñoly and Interior Designer Diana Viñoly, Art Curator Yvonne Force-Villareal and Executive Chef Arlene Jacobs, has raised the standard in Manhattan nightlife, combining Sunset Boulevard glamour with unparalleled service, additionally launching the first Bespoke Luxury Concierge service for both her famous and infamous guests.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx