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Party Photos: Cocktails in Los Angeles

At The Standard, July 12, 2004

Posted July 26, 2004

There's nothing merely standard about mb's fabulous education director Taffy Akner, which is why the party she recently hosted on the roof of L.A's Standard hotel was in fact anything but. With a superior hostess and a superior view, this party was, well, the tops.

Photographs by Kalisha Daniel.

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