On September 14th to 16th, event producer Nathalie Dubois and DPA hosted its annual pre-awards luxury gifting lounge at Brentwood Suites of the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel, showcasing to celebrity guests amazing new product discoveries, luxury vacations and VIP services.

Pooja Batra

A-lister attendees included SNL’s Keenan Thomson, Adina Porter (American Horror Story), former Miss India Pooja Batra, Dascha Polanco (Orange Is The New Black), Alex Bornstein (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Diarra Kirkpatrick (The Salton Sea), Ann Dowd (Handmaid’s Tale), and many others. 

Alex Bornstein

Brands represented included from the food and beverage space from Viva Pops, HighBrew Coffee, Topo Chico, the Sugared Cake, Rhythm Superfood, Go Macro nutrition bars, Chef Turok cheesecakes, Sparkling Ice, Concrete Beach Brewery; and fashion, jewelry and accessories by Eva Varro clothing EvaVarro, RoxyNell custom jeans RoxyNell, Kumi Kookoon, Jaga, Jack and Jeff Denim Cy, De Marquet handbags DeMarquet, TomBoyX underwear, Krama Heritage, Barenaked Leather jewelry and accessories and Lisa Young Lee Reiki treated natural stones.

Adina Porter

Also featured were beauty and wellness products and services by Oille Cosmetics, Milena Popovich candles, Maine Island Soap, La Cristallerie des Parfums, Glyde, Rose and Abbott bespoke skincare https://roseandabbot.com/, Daniele de Winter, Demitasse, Synergy, Sunwarrior protein powders, SunnyLife and Light on Lotus yoga studio.

Diarra Kirkpatrick


The talented beauty team from The Eye Designer by Neilly TheEyeDesigner from Belgium pampered guests with private services, including eyelash extensions and brow lifting, while Lisa Greenfield of Truth In Hand gave tarot readings throughout the day.

Dascha Polanco with The Eye Professor

Pets were not forgotten with cute collars for dogs by Bowhaus NYC and recognition of the non-profit Hollywood Huskies.

Ann Dowd

Select attendees received trips to Relais and Chateaux’s Le Taha’a Island Resort and Spa in French Polynesia, combined with a stay at their sister property Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort and Spa, highlighted by a sunset cruise on its famous solar catamaran, The Okeanos Pearl. Some guests also received vacations to the exclusive Soori Bali Resort, one of the most exquisite luxurious locations in Bali. World Yacht Group also presented its global VIP services in yacht charters, sales and management.

Dascha Polanco

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