A Glimpse Inside the Most Exclusive Emmys Gift Suites
Posted On Oct 08, 2019
Emmys season marks a time of year when Hollywood celebrities are shuttled from one glamorous event to another, but the luxurious gifting suites are definitely a highlight. Nominees and entertainment industry notables get to take a welcome respite from the hectic awards trail and enjoy an incredible array of complimentary products and services. New You was given an inside look at this year’s most glitzy gift lounges.
The 10th Annual Bergman’s Style and Lounge Party
The Rundown: Doris Bergman, a veteran event producer who has hosted gift suites for over twenty years, kicked off Emmys weekend with the 10th Annual Bergman’s Style and Lounge party, held at the Fig & Olive restaurant on September 19. With title sponsor Buywine.com and presenting sponsors Precious Vodka and PRSVR, the star-studded invite-only soiree also benefitted the lounge’s perennial charity recipient, “Wednesday’s Child,” a weekly KTTV Fox 11 news segment that helps place foster children in permanent adoptive homes.
The Stars: 2019 Emmy Nominee Glynn Turman (“How To Get Away With Murder”), former Oscar Nominees Edward James Olmos & Eric Roberts, Grammy Winning Bonnie & Anita Pointer (“The Pointer Sisters”), Rebecca Metz (“Better Things”), former Emmy Winners Patrika Darbo and Kim Estes, Makenzie Moss (“The Unicorn”), Marilu Henner, Dee Wallace, Tristan Rogers and Deidre Hall, former Emmy Nominees Shanti Lowry and Miles Tagtmeyer, John Brotherton (“Fuller House”), Danielle Nicolette (“The Flash”), Deborah Joy Winans (“Greenleaf”), former Golden Globe Nominee Steven Bauer, Chris Browning (“Bosch”), Jeryl Prescott (“Swampthing”), Keo Motsepe (“Dancing With The Stars”), award-winning actress Kimberly Elise, former Los Angeles Laker Norman Nixon, Sofia Milos, William McNamara and Ryan Ochoa (“Pair of Kings”).
The Swag: Gifts & Services by Spa Girl Cocktails; Zirconmania; Diamond Veneer; “The Rules of Nine book by Author Kathlyn Heim; Precious Vodka; Twisted Silver; Debbi DiMaggio; Hint; Pia Gladys Perey Designs; O Skin & Med Spa; Browlesque; Buywine.com; Charise Noel Jewelry; My Saint My Hero Blessing Bracelets; Art Lewin Bespoke; Sue Wong Couture; Beauty Kitchen; True Gold Honey; LuLaRoe Clothing; Pachamama CBD Products; PRSVR; Beviva Foods; Kam Shield; Lucy Pet Foundation Dog Treats; Harvest Snaps; Sea Snacks; Green Goo Skin Care; Dog TV; Rock Your Hair; The Hollywood Trinity; Emmy’s Hope Dog Accessories; Chapstick Lip Balm; Cameo Social Media App and VIP Gift Bags provided by Popcornopolis.
GBK Productions & Wen Hair Care’s Exclusive Luxury Gifting Lounge
The Rundown: Gavin Keilly’s GBK Productions gift lounges are known for their extravagance and this year was no exception. Celebrity attendees, which included several Emmy nominees, scooped up more than $75,000 in gifts and trips at GBK Productions & Wen Hair Care’s Exclusive Luxury Gifting Lounge on September 20th at the Beverly Wilshire. During the event, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star and Emmy nominee Rachel Brosnahan hosted a meet and greet auction from which all proceeds were donated to Covenant House, a charitable organization that provides housing and services to homeless youth.
The Stars: Nominees Rachel Brosnahan, Asante Blackk, Rufus Sewell, Terrence Terrell and Glynn Turman along with stars of Emmy-nominated shows such as Reid Scott & Matt Walsh (“VEEP”), Parker Bates (“This Is Us”), Violet & April Brinson (“Sharp Objects”), Our Lady J and Indya Moore (“Pose”), Rizwan Manji (“Schitt’s Creek”), Jason Butler Harner & Felix Solis (“Ozark”), Dascha Polanco (“Russian Doll”), Ethan Herisse (“When They See Us”), Evan Handler (“Fosse/Verdon”), Adam Nagaitis (“Chernobyl”) Nina West (“Drag Race”) and Sean McElwee (“Born This Way”). Other celebs in attendance were Sherri Shepherd, Adina Porter, Algee Smith, Cat Cora, Carly Hughes, Beth Hall, Danielle Nicolet, Derek Mio, Jaicy Elliot, Jackie Tohn, Jeremy Maguire, Jeri Ryan, Isabella Gomez, Jake T. Austin, Lindsey Kraft, Ming-Na Wen, Lucille Soong, Nika King, Katherine Moennig, Leisha Hiley, Matilda Syzdagis, Zuri Adele and many more.
The Swag: Trips to Jamaica by S Hotel Montego Bay, Turks and Caicos by Sailrock, Fiji by Raiwasa Fiji and Nashville by Fit Farm. Gifts and services from Burke Williams Spa, WEN Hair & Body care, Tristar Cookware and KHI Luxury. Spryng compression wraps; Skin Care by Dermafirm, Beauty Pulse and Aztec Secret; Jewelry & Watches by Al Capone Watches, Filienna and B Opulent; Food & Alcohol by Hestan Wines, Hertelendy Wines, Vitani Spirits, Butterfly Superfood, Cocopotamus Truffles, Joe’s Coffee and Blue Farm Pinot Noir; Clothing by True Tailor, True Life bras and Booty Sprout; House and Home items by Athenaromas and Simple Modern; Catrise Austin Dentistry teeth whitening, Huggaroo weighted blankets, Just Food for Dogs, Harborside Cannabis, Austere Wear sunglasses, a stay at La Peer Hotel and dining with Pacifique LA.
Secret Room Events Red Carpet Retreat
Secret Room Events, one of Hollywood’s most recognized gift lounge production companies, hosted a Red Carpet Retreat on September 20 in advance of the 71stPrimetime Emmys. Along with fabulous gifting, nominees, celebrities and media also enjoyed food, wine and beverages as well as a gift lounge first: a full-service cannabis bar provided by From The Earth, a top Southern California dispensary. Best Friends Animal Society, an organization dedicated to ending the killing of cats and dogs at animal shelters and Omics LIVE, a non-profit internship program that helps students develop valuable skillsets, were the on-site charity beneficiaries.
The Stars: Dascha Polanco (“Russian Doll”/” Orange Is the New Black”) among others.
The Swag: Gifts and services provided by New Way Horizon Travel, 1MORE, Sleevey Wonders, Gelmor Lace, Inika Organic, Desert Daisy Jewelry, Neva Nude, Mercedes Brunelli, Rafia Jewelry, ChildLife Essentials, Zatik Naturals, Dr. Ava Shamban, Neutrogena, Polder, Zatik Naturals, Amore Pacific, Essential Faith, Spectrum Collections, Dermaglove, Justin’s, Honolulu Cookie Company, Mylkman, Field Trip, Solo Eyewear, Eveden, Score Game Day Bags, Relevant Play, Molo, My Brest Friend, PI Kids, Kahootz Toys, Einstein Pets, John Paul Pet, Matrix Partners, Rachel Tribble, Lynne Hunt London, Author Becky Page, Earth Saver bags, Brown Books Publishing Group and Workman Publishing.
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