2016 Official GRAMMY Gift Lounge

Presenters and performers receive gifts of new products

By Gabrielle Pantera

HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Daily Star) 2/19/2016 – “The GRAMMY® Gift Lounge has become one of the most lauded gift events in the world, which seems fitting based on the incomparable stature of the show itself,” says Distinctive Assets’ founder Lash Fary. “It is a true honor to be even a very small part of music’s biggest night.”

The Grammy Gift Lounge was open to presenters and performers during three full days of rehearsals for the main event at Staples Center. Talent received the GRAMMY Gift Bag with a range of unique and useful products. The official Grammy Gift lounge was presented by Tools by Gina.

Salon Tools by Gina

Salon Tools by Gina

Salon Tools by Gina Photo by Gabrielle Pantera

Salon Tools by Gina are designed with inferred technology,” says Phenix Salon Products VP operations Angie Birchler. “Heals the hair versus some heating elements that harm. It heats it in quicker time and adds moisture to heal the hair. Folks that have longer hair and thicker hair say their blow dry time is cut in half. Curling iron, the curls will hold for two to three days without washing it.”

Blow dryers, flat irons and curling irons that steam the hair rather than applying direct heat. Gives natural shine to the hair and locks in moisture.  $250.00  www.toolsbygina.com

Scuf Game controller Distictive Assets provided photos by Wireimage provided by dist

Scuf Game controller Distinctive Assets provided photos taken by WireImage

Scuf Gaming

“We have professional gaming controllers,” says Scuf Gaming Director of Global marketing and PR Rebecca Turk. “They’re very customizable. They have paddles on the back of the controllers. We actually patented the technology.  Recently Microsoft licensed some of our technology. We alos have trigger stops. We have professional grips. You can change up the thumb sticks on the front of the controller. It’s PC compatible and there are cables as well.”

Scuf has an interactive community of over a million followers. Scuf Gaming controller are custom made. You can change the functionality of the key to suit your needs. Xbox One Compatible.  Scuf Infinity1 accessories include Scuf Protection Case, Scuf FPS Adjustable Trigger & Pro Grip Combo Kit, Scuf Thumbsticks, Scuf Rings, Scuf Charging Cable, GamerGrip Total Grip Solution and Scuf Hat. $300.00 www.scufgaming.com

chocolates by Chef Phillip Ashley photo by Gabrielle Pantera

chocolates by Chef Phillip Ashley photo by Gabrielle Pantera

Phillip Ashley Chocolate

“We brought out to L.A. for the GRAMMY celebration a selection of our chocolates,”says chef Phillip Ashley. “Everything from champagne to sweet potato key lime pie, our popular blue cheese. We’re also doing the celebration chocolate for the after party. We did a 23K gold salted caramel pecan praline. We did six thousand boxes of those.”

We’re also debuting the Versailles collection,” says Ashley. “It’s a seven-piece leather gift box. Every piece has Louis XIII caramel. It’s infused with really rich cognac. Then we hand decorate every 68% dark shell with 23k gold leaf. It takes about 30 minutes to complete each piece. Each piece is 30 grams. It arrives in an aluminum attaché case that’s locked, via courier service. The driver will also hand you a card with a number on the card. You call the number to get the code to unlock it. The cost for the Versailles collection is $3,000.

Phillip Ashley Chocolates are gifting at the after party with a 23k gold salted caramel pecan praline. $79.00 www.phillipashleychocolates.com

belldini poncho

Belldini Poncho with sequence Photo by Gabrielle Pantera

belldini legggings photo by Gabrielle Pantera

belldini legggings photo by Gabrielle Pantera


“We have fashion for every woman,” says Shab Esshaghian, daughter of the creator of Belldini. “Things that can go from day to night very easily. High fashion pieces. Comfortable pieces you know what makes Belldini great is that we have pieces for every woman we don’t cater to just small we have for the curvier ladies small to triple XL We know that women come in all different shapes and sizes, and we embrace that.”

Belldini has been around for over 35 years. They offer twinsets, cardigans, ponchos, and leggings. Belldini is available on Amazon. Their plus sizes are available on Macys.com.  $300.00+ www.belldini.com

Fit Club TV and active wear

Fit Club TV and fit culture threads Photo by Gabrielle Pantera

Fit Club TV

Fit Club TV has free online. They offer supplements and culture designer workout clothing. They’re gifting their Ultimate Fitness Package, $6,180.00 Fit Culture Threads designer workout apparel for $120. Live in Fitness VIP experience in private villa for $6,000. Fit Culture Fuel health and performance supplements for $60.  www.liveinfitness.com www.fitclubtv.com



Flos Floris hats Photo by Gabrielle Pantera

Flos Floris hats Photo by Gabrielle Pantera

Flor Floris

Flos Floris, an Italian clothing brand, gifted snap back hat with a red or white logo. $130.00 www.flosfloris.com






Koi Interiors Photo by Gabrielle Pantera

Koi Interiors Photo by Gabrielle Pantera

Kio Interiors

The Koi Interiors philosophy for high-end interior decorating is space is an art form defined by the architecture that contains it and the fixtures and furnishings with which it is filled. $1,000.00 www.koiinteriors.com




Planes of Fame

Planes of Fame

Planes of Fame Planes of Fame Photo by Gabrielle Pantera

“We are an Air museum that has been around for 58 years we have over 100 aircraft most of them are WWII era vintage,” says Planes of Fame Docent Coordinator Brian Finnigan. “What separates us from other air museums is that a good number of our aircraft fly. In fact we’re committed to getting as many as we can in the air. We currently have a dozen restoration projects gong on. We’re restoring for example Americans very first jet, and when we have it flying it will be the only version of a P59 flying in the world.”

Located in Chino CA about 40 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, their mission is to preserve aviation history, inspire interest in aviation, educate the public and honor aviation pioneers and veterans. They’re gifting a family four pack to the Planes of Fame Museum. $120.00 www.planesoffame.org

Simone I. Smith Jewelry Lollipop necklaces Photo by Gabrielle Pantera

Simone I. Smith Jewelry Lollipop necklaces Photo by Gabrielle Pantera

Simone I. Smith Jewelry

Simone I. Smith Jewelry  features lollipop pendants, candy shapes and name plates. SIS by Simone I. Smith earrings and necklaces and a men’s jewelry line. Focus for Men bracelets with leather and chains. Simone I. Smith Jewelry available at Macys $300.00+  www.simoneismith.com

A sparkling drink mixed by The Natural Mixologist Marsha Meyer photo by Gabrielle Pantera

A sparkling drink mixed by The Natural Mixologist Marsha Meyer photo by Gabrielle Pantera

The Natural Mixologist

“I’m working with the Vault spirit company,” says The Natural Mixologist Marsha Meyer. “I make cocktails that are healthy that contain healthy natural organic and gluten-free ingredients because I believe that you can drink and still be as healthy as you possibly can.”

Meyer was mixing three cocktails that has lime elixir, lemongrass, fresh squeezed ginger with a dolce celento meloncello and some vodka. She was also making a blood orange cordial with pink peppercorns, pink Himalayan sea salt with whisky and a little bit of the  meloncello. The Natural Mixologist crafts custom cocktails for events that are organic, gluten-free and vegan.  Cocktails that are classically inspired and naturally recrafted. Talent to receive custom in-Lounge cocktails plus a gift certificate for Mixology Services at an event of their choosing. $2,250.00 www.thenaturalmixologist.com

Noon VR

Noon VR photo by WireImage provided by Distinctive Assets

Noon VR

“Noon VR works on any phone as apposed to our competitors,” says Noon director of operations Dominique Clark. “It also houses an app that the consumers can actually submit their own content. This will be important moving forward as people are going to want to create their own content. The head phone also comes with an app that is compatible.”

Noon VR  Virtual reality headset & mobile app made for iOS & Android mobile devices. $89.00 www.noonvr.com




Tresspass goose-down filled coat Photo by Gabrielle Pantera


“We export to over 100 counties around the world,” says Tresspass CEO Usman Khushi. “We have 300 store in the UK and Europe and the Jackets are 80% goose down. We’re gifting the Down Jackets at the Grammy Gift suite. We thought it would come in handy for the artist as they travel. It’s one of our best selling jackets. It’s a popular style.”

The jackets will compress down to fit into a bag for easy packing. They are based in Glasgow. The coats are manufactured in the fart east mainly.  They have a huge catalog of items to choose from. Trespass from Scotland is gifting their performance clothing goose-feather down jacket.  $200.00 www.trespass.com

Truth Photo by Gabrielle Pantera

Truth Photo by Gabrielle Pantera


Truth is one of the largest tobacco awareness campaigns that targets the youth,” says Truth employee Eddie Contaras. “We have a new campaign coming out called #petmagedan. Everything we do is based off of that. Dogs and cats who live with owners who smoke are twice as likely to get cancer. So we partnered with a graphics artist named Kevin Lyons and he designed the art that is on the shoes and we have a partnership with Vans. We’re launching everything together.”

Truth gifted truth x Vans by Kevin Lyons sneakers. Truth’s “Finish It” campaign using creativity to help help end tobacco use. Truth believes in the power of art and fashion which will help spark conversation and drive change. $69.99

Truth has also teamed up with gourmet, organic pet treat maker, Bubba Rose Biscuit Co., to create a treat that reminds us about how this issue impacts our furry family members. $9.99 www.thetruth.com

Marchon Designer Eyeware

Marchon Designer eyewear has a large portfolio eyeglasses to chooses from with styles that are fashion forward or more sporty. $150.00 to $350.00 www.marchon.com

In the Gift Bag…

Accept Me

Accept Me Break Away Tee is a Philanthropic Fashion Brand that supports a global culture of Acceptance and strives to redirect societal marginalization, a social enterprise that supports mentorship and education for at-risk youth. $36.00 www.acceptme.ca

Adoption NYC

Adopted NYC is award-winning Leather Wrap case for iPhone 6/6s with genuine leather fused to a metalized frame for a classic look and luxurious feel. $39.95 www.adoptednyc.com

Age Interventionist

Renee Lynn, The Age Interventionist, focuses on holistic, natural treatments to turn back the hands of time on our faces and bodies. Her 24K Gold Facial $325 process has been featured on Ricki Lake, Ellen and The Doctors. Renee’s celebrity clients will soon be enjoying her new proprietary Youth Blast product $135, the only HgH precursor product that can be taken orally or topically. $460.00 www.ageinterventionist.com

Big Cat Rescue

Big Cat Rescue gives private tour of the Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, FL, along with a Big Cat Swag Bag. $500.00 www.bigcatrescue.org

Donna Bell’s Bake Shop

Donna Bell’s Bake Shop is all about recipes, family friends food. It’s about how NCIS star Pauley Perrette and her two best friends created a Southern-style bake shop in Manhattan – a celebration of love and friendship with gorgeous photographs and delicious recipes. $24.99 http://books.simonandschuster.com/Donna-Bells-Bake-Shop/Pauley-Perrette/9781476771120

Dutton, An Imprint Of Penguin Random House

This book bundle from Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House, includes a finished hardcover copy of thrillers Find Her by Lisa Gardner and an excerpt booklet of Harlan Coben’s upcoming hardcover, Fool Me Once $30.00 www.penguinrandomhouse.com

Farm Wife Style

Farm Wife Style “Be Electric” rose-gold-filled chain featuring a satin rose gold-plated lightning bolt. $35.00 www.farmwifestyle.com

Foxwise Jewelry

Foxwise Jewelry Custom handcrafted and hand stamped solid brass Guitar Pick Keepsake Token. $20.00 www.foxwisejewelry.com

Garden of Life

Garden of Life MyKind Organics Vitamin C Spray. Vegan, gluten-free Vitamin C spray in cherry or tangerine. $12.95 www.gardenoflife.com

Golden Door

Golden Door A $1,000 voucher for a 7-Day stay at the Golden Door Resort & Spa in San Marcos, California. $1,000.00 www.goldendoor.com

Go Smile

Go Smile Dental Pro: Cleaning & Whitening System. $129.00 www.gosmile.com

Green Gorilla

Green Gorilla CBD products include Hemp & Olive CBD oil supplements. 100% organic and produced with 100% pure cannabidiol. $34.95 www.ilovegreengorilla.com

Healing Saint

Healing Saint by Dr. Jane 360 Healing Saint Luminosity Skin Serum uses polypeptide complex and natural botanical extracts to reduce the appearance of fine lines, fade age spots, and uneven tones. Increase luminosity. $145

Healing Saint Hair Follicle Stimulant replaces what has been lost due to aging and replenishes the essential growth factors, preventing further hair loss. $48. Total value $193.00. www.drjane360.com

Herb and Lou’s

Herb and Lou’s presents the first infused ice cube. Blends of quality ingredients transform spirit of choice into a re-imagined classic cocktail with only a shake or a stir. Freeze, pop, drop and sip to enjoy a brilliantly crafted cocktail in seconds. $14.99 www.herbandlous.com

Hydroxycut Black

New Hydroxycut Black ultra advanced liquid-thermo technology for intense weight loss.  Hydroxycut Black premium ingredients to help you conquer your goals, and look and feel great. $29.98 www.hydroxycut.com


Hyperbiotics The PRO-15 and PRO-Dental premium probiotic formulas for digestive and oral health. $55.00 www.hyperbiotics.com

Jewels by Durrani

Luxury dainty CZ embellished bracelet from Jewels By Durrani, official jewelry line of DASHDOLL, Durrani Popal. $50.00 www.jewelsbydurrani.com


Kryolife Whole Body and Local Cryotherapy treatments. $130.00 www.kryolifehealth.com

Lat & Lo

Lat & Lo Silver key chain personalized with the latitude longitude coordinates of a place on Earth that is unique to the recipient. $75.00 www.latandlo.com

Lyl Extentions

Love Your Locks Gift certificate for free set of 100% Remy human hair clip-in extensions. $150.00 www.lylextensions.com


The Mission1 bar strives to be the absolute best-tasting, cleanest protein bar ever. Decadent taste with no artificial flavors or colors, no inferior protein sources like collagen or gelatin and zero rice syrup. $5.64/box www.mission1bar.com

Monq Therapeutic Air

Feel nature with heated, blended portable aromatherapy $60 plus $60 gift card. $120.00 www.monq.com

Music Connection

Music Connection 80-page music trade magazine. $3.95 www.musicconnection.com

Neuro Drinks

Great tasting drinks to do great things for great people. Enhanced energy and focus. A protective dose of key vitamins and nutrients. A serene, calming mood, even a full night of restful sleep. $50.00 www.drinkneuro.com

Illuminated Water

Novelty premium illuminated water in a one-of-a-kind refillable water bottle with lanyard. $15.00 www.illuminatedwater.com

NW 58th Street

NW 58th Street Wearable art cuff bracelet. $68.00 www.nw58thst.com

Patina Restaurant Group

Pantia Restaurant Group $250 gift card to indulge at any of our celebrated restaurants across the U.S. $250.00 www.patinagroup.com

Peggy Moffitt

Peggy Moffitt Athleisure with an aesthetic rooted in freedom, form and function active wear. $200.00 www.peggymoffitt.com

People Magazine Yearbook

People Yearbook $11.99 www.people.com

Phillip Ashley Chocolates

Chef Phillip Ashley uses luxury ingredients and crafts the flavors. The Luxe collection is a six-piece designer chocolate gift box. Saffron, Aged Balsamic Vinegar and Japanese Suntory Whiskey. Take home one of the world’s most expensive confections, a 23k Gold salted caramel pecan praline valued at $79. $199.00 www.phillipashleychocolates.com

Planes of Fame

“We are an Air museum that has been around for 58 years,” says Planes of Fame Docent Coordinator Brian Finnigan. “We have over 100 aircraft most of them are WWII era vintage. What separates us from other air museums is that a good number of our aircraft fly. In fact we’re committed to getting as many as we can in the air. We currently have a dozen restoration projects gong on. We’re restoring for example Americans very first jet, and when we have it flying it will be the only version of a P-59 flying in the world.

Located in Chino, California, about 40 minutes from downtown Los Angeles. Their mission is to preserve aviation history, inspire interest in aviation, educate the public and honor aviation pioneers and veterans. Family four-pack to the Planes of Fame Museum. $120.00 www.planesoffame.org

Pooch Selfie

Pooch Selfie Pet Selfie taking device. $12.99 www.poochselfie.com

Purely Inspired

Purely Inspired Organic Protein is a USDA organic, 100% plant-based nutritional shake available at an everyday price. Vegan, gluten-free and GMO-free formula with 20g of protein, 7g of fiber in a fruit and veggie blend. $19.97 www.purelyinspired.com

Rockin’ & Roastin’

Rockin’ & Roastin’ 100% organic certified coffee line created by Aerosmith drummer, Joey Kramer. $10.00 www.rockinandroastin.com

Sedona Lace

Sedona Lace Synthetic Vortex Brush Set with Belt in a professional brush set. $109.95 www.sedonalace.com

Slice Lab

Innovative jewelry and custom 3D design work. Cubana Ring is an innovative 3D-printed polished white nylon. $40.00 www.slicelab.net


Chic plates with portion control disguised in the design. $29.95 www.slimware.com

Soos Pets

Soos Pets Assorted dead sea spa products for pets including Mineral Enriched Rescue Cream ($21.95), Mineral Rich Extra Strength Shampoo ($15.95), Mineral Rich Dead Se Mud Shampoo ($19.95) and Dead Sea Two-in-One Shampoo & Conditioner ($15.95). $73.80 www.soospets.com


A spa-quality massage performed in your home, office or hotel room by a 5-star, licensed and insured therapist. Available in over 20 major cities. Soothe is open 8am to midnight daily. $99.00 www.soothe.com

Saint Heline Candles

St. Heleine Hand poured soy candle made in small batches. $10.00 www.saintheleine.com

Sticky Heelz

Sticky Heelz has been designed to address the issue of loose fitting shoes that slip or rub. Avoid blisters. Two shoe pads that remain in the shoe and four disposable heel pads. Pads connect using a Velcro type fastener that attaches the foot to the back of the shoe preventing the foot slipping inside the shoe. $9.95 www.stickyheelz.com

Sundial Power Coating 

Powder coating is a more economical way to apply a decorative and protective finish to metal and aluminum products. A useful alternative for metal doors and frames, roofing or wrought iron. Superior coating quality and durability. For institutions, homeowners and consumers for courtyard, patio and office furniture, entry gates, barbecue grills, basketball frames, and other interior and exterior furniture, fixtures and recreational items. $500.00 www.sundialpowdercoating.com


The Concierge Tribute makes it easy to create a beautiful collaborative video montage of family and friends who come together to show their love and gratitude for someone they care for. Sit back and relax while they bring your video together. Professional concierge works with you to coordinate everything you need, and edit the final video. Classic Tribute ($25). $125.00 www.tribute.co

My Wraps

Wraps Wristband Headphones (Classic or Natural). $19.99-$34.99 www.mywraps.com

Yoot Tea

Medicinal Herbal Root Tea. $4.49 www.yoottea.com


Edge Metal Front Pocket Wallet.  $125.00 www.zekkle.com

740 Park MD

Ultherapy to achieve a fresher, more youthful look from brow to chest. Ultrasound Ultherapy is a non-invasive FDA-cleared procedure to lift skin on the neck, under the chin and on the eyebrow without surgery or downtime. Used in more than 350,000 treatments worldwide. $5,500.00 www.740parkmd.com

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