Social Butterfly: Everyone Heart Evangelista Met Up With In New York and LA, from Brandon Boyd to Kevin Kwan - Lifestyle Asia

It also includes the team of a prominent fashion magazine.

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Heart Evangelista is on a string of A-lister meetups in the US.

Since flying to New York and now, Los Angeles in California, the multi-hyphenate has been busy working on collaborations, catching up with longtime pals, and meeting up with online friends in real life.

On Instagram, she shares more of her encounters.

Vogue Magazine

Soon after arriving in the US, Evangelista met up with her “Vogue Magazine family.”

That family included digital editor Chioma Nnadi and contributing writer Ian Guilford Malone.

The “well-spent afternoon” was also joined by fashion designer Mark Bumgarner and stylist Katrina Cruz Villanueva.

Whether the meetup was simply a catch up or the beginning of a collaboration is unknown, but Vogue’s editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, personally handpicked Evangelista back in 2019 for Vogue 100.

The iconic fashion magazine defined it as a “curated list of distinctive creative voices from around the globe, encompassing actors, artists, musicians, athletes, stylists, activists, chefs, choreographers, videographers, beauty fanatics, glamour girls, and wonderful weirdos of every stripe.”

Brandon Boyd and Moonlight Arts Collective

In Los Angeles, Evangelista was in work mode for Moonlight Arts Collective, a project by Incubus frontman, Brandon Boyd. 

The two met in person to shoot profiles for their soon-to-be-revealed art collaboration.

Videos of them together were later shared on their respective Instagram stories, one of which showed Boyd giving Evangelista a piggyback.

In a separate post, the American musician expressed his appreciation for the Filipina actress and artist.

“What a pleasure to meet @iamhearte and her wonderful team,” he wrote. “I’m so excited to show everyone our first collaboration together. Lots more details coming soon.”

Kevin Kwan

Evangelista also caught up with her friend and Crazy Rich Asians author Kevin Kwan in Beverly Hills.

In an Instagram post, the two were seen enjoying lemonade together.

The two became friends back in 2018 when Evangelista was chosen to be on Kwan’s Harper’s Bazaar feature, The Real Crazy Rich Asians. The have since collaborated on a number of projects, which included Kwan writing the foreword for Heart’s book, Styled With Heart.

Kane Lim and Kelly Mi Li

Evangelista and Bling cast member Kane Lim appeared to have met up over a meal at a restaurant.

At what appears to be an intimate evening party, Evangelista was also pictured with Kelly Mi Li.

These encounters fueled rumors that the Filipina multihyphenate will be joining the second season of the Netflix show, a reality series that follows the lives of true crazy rich Asians.

“You epitomize what the Philippines means to me–a country with heart and kindness,” Lim wrote in an Instagram post. “[You’re] a true beauty inside out.”

It remains to be seen, however, if this is indeed going to happen.

Chriselle Lim

Evangelista also met Korean-American fashion influencer Chriselle Lim for the first time in real life since becoming friends online.

“With my lady boss,” Evangelista writes in an Instagram post, referring to the founder of the start-up called Bumo, a virtual coworking space and classroom.

Both of them also made a TikTok video, which Lim shared to her 2.7 million followers on the platform.

Patti Rockenwagner

Still in LA, Evangelista also met Patricia Rockenwagner, a branding, communications, and marketing expert, over lunch.

It seems like Kwan is a common friend as they both mentioned the author in their respective Instagram posts.

Banner Photo from @KevinKwanBooks on IG

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