Celebrities who took a break from their Golden Globes prep in the days before the awards show enjoyed warm welcomes at select gifting lounges at legendary hotels in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles, where today’s luxury brands featured their best products and services. More than a showcase of goods, these events also shined a spotlight on charitable organizations like Save the Children, Girlspact, the Stan Lee Foundation, and Peace 4 Animals. Here’s a brief recap of the gifts and goodies offered to celebs:
GBK Production’s Annual Pre-Golden Globes Luxury Gifting Lounge at L’Hermitage Hotel in Beverly Hills, California
Guests enjoyed signature cocktails made with JCB Spirits’ vodka and gin. A lucky few were were gifted with a JCB tasting party for 12. As people mingled, celebrity stylist Chaz Dean provided guests with personalized styling tips using his holistic WEN Hair and Body Care by Chaz Dean products.. There was also a Kahuna Chair in the lounge, available for guests to “test drive”. Gifts included a Kahuna LED anti-aging mask and a pair of PROSPEK Glasses developed to alleviate eye strain and minimize the damage from overuse of screens.
Additional gifts included stays at Fit Farm, the nation’s premier fitness retreat in Nashville, and Sailrock Resort trips to the Turks & Caicos. Comfitude, Go Donut, Knot Standard, Nicole Frank TWE, Seraph Design, Snow Teeth Whitening, Story Electric Bikes, Warthers Cutlery, Wonderlash, Yomo Studio, Heitz Cellars, The Artisan Group, Total Life Changes, and STK Restaurant brands were also represented at the event.
As a special part of this year’s events, NBC’s California Live in partnership with GBK gifted a Golden Globes experiences to Woolsey firefighter Kristina Dee Kepner as thanks for her dedication in fighting the California wildfires.
Nathalie Dubois and DPA’s Pre-Golden Globes Gift Suite at The Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel, Los Angeles, California
Guests got a first glimpse of Swiss and Zurich-based Gela Wesh’s one-of-a-kind couture gowns, available for red carpet appearances. And what better to accessorize with than DeMarquet’s night and day bags and Ozolinsh clutches, gifted to several lucky A-list stars. New York’s Arido Jewelry gave $100,000 exquisite emerald pendants to six stars, while Diamond Veneer presented a breath-taking selection of spectacular pieces that let everyone look fabulous without the stress of being responsible for millions of dollars in jewels.
Gift bags included Italian Patty Paillette’s unique handmade glasses, Geek Eyewear eyewear and sun wear, German Magnetix Wellness magnetic jewelry pieces, and Canadian Four of Fire handcrafted crystal gemstone healing trees and gemstone jewelry.
Several attendees also enjoyed the gift of travel to internationally recognized Relais and Chateaux’s Le Taha’a Island Resort and Spa in French Polynesia.
Companies also represented included: Viva Pops, Appletinies, High Brew Coffee, World Yacht Group, Krama Heritage, Maine Island Soap, Synergy, Light on Lotus, Topo Chico, Go Macro, Wendigo Tea Company, Alkazone, Current Straw, Elena wang, Alison Sheri, Sunny Blue, Vegaron, Jacqueline Michie and Maji Sports.