By Gabrielle Pantera @gpantera
Part two of gift bag series covering fashion and travel gifts for Distinctive Assets Everyone Wins Gift Bag for 2018 Oscar Nominees
HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Daily Star) 2018/3/2 – “A great gift has nothing to do with the retail value,” say says Distinctive Assents owner Lash Fary. “For years we have been breaking one of the cardinal rules of gift giving by disclosing the price tag. Instead we are trying to start a new tradition by simply celebrating the fun and festive nature of this legendary gift bag.”
Independently produced by Distinctive Assets for the last 16 years, the Everyone Wins nominee gift bags are delivered to nominees in the Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor Best Actress and Best Director categories. The gift bags contain a mix of practical and extravagant items. The gift bags not endorsed by the Oscars and not affiliated with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Fashion and Jewelry
Happiest Tee are luxury American-made t-shirts and sweatshirts that celebrate iconic happy places around the world including Los Angeles, NYC, London, Paris and Australia.
Liwu Jewellery is inspired by ancient Celtic symbols and Chinese Calligraphy characters. ‘Liwu’ means gift. All pieces are made in Ireland.
Luxura Diamonds are ethically sourced conflict-free Canadian diamonds from the Arctic. The gold is mined and refined exclusively in Canada. Limited edition diamond necklace and pendant are custom-made by boutique jeweler Luxura Diamonds.
Safi Kilima Tanzanite features five oval tanzanite stones joined by an infinity motif and finished with a unique sliding adjustable clasp.
International Expeditions gave a 12-night Tanzania Adventure for Two: Arusha to Zanzibar. Includes private air transportation once in country, all private meals, spa services, nightly sundowner cocktails, hot air balloon safari with champagne breakfast, private safari guide and vehicle, chef-guided cooking lessons, wild game drives and walking safaris, horseback riding, snorkeling, lodging at Serengeti Migration Camp, a top ten hotel in the world. International Expeditions’ mission is to inspire guests with the a sense of the wonder in our natural world. An intimate look at Tanzania and Zanzibar.
Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu is gifting nominees a 6-night, 7-day stay in a two bedroom, deluxe ocean view villa. Go on a zip-line adventure on the state’s longest zipline, soar over the entire island on a helicopter tour and take a sunrise catamaran tour of the breathtaking Napali Coast.
Golden Door Spa gave a week of mind, body and spirit renewal for two at the world’s top destination spa. Golden Door gives 100% of profits to end child abuse and transform young lives.
Avaton Luxury Villas Resort is a stylish and contemporary beachfront escape. The resort’s 16b villas overlook the sparkling turquoise waters of Halkidiki, Greece. Most have private pools and sunbeds. Avaton Luxury Villas Resort is a member of Relais.
Nevermissed, the dating app, turns a moment into an introduction. When dating seems difficult, this app can help get you back out there. Gifted Morphie charger. The app officially launches on May 25th, 2018. Oscar nominees can be part of the pre-launch.
23andME uncovers where your ancestors come from gives details on your DNA. There are 23 pairs of chromosomes that contain your DNA. Knowing details about your DNA can help understand possible health issues and connect with other family members you might not know about, past and present. 23andME genetic results show the 31 different populations around the world. Get over 75 genetic reports about your health, traits and ancestry. Find others who have similar DNA to yours.
Halo, Purely for Pets enabled nominees to “feed it forward” by having a 10,000 bowl donation made in their name to the animal shelter or rescue center of their choice. Animal-loving celebs include Julianne Moore, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Ethan Hawke, June Squibb, Jeff Bridges, Rosamund Pike and Naomie Harris. Halo donates a bowl to shelters every time any customer makes a purchase. Nominees receive a four-pound bag of Halo Small Breed Holistic Chicken & Chicken Liver Recipe, a three-pound bag of Halo Indoor Cat Holistic Healthy Weight Grain Free Game Bird and a jar of Halo Liv-a-Littles Chicken dog and cat treats.
Bangarang is a handmade wooden box filled with 199 positive quotes and actions. For every cube purchased a donation is made to a charity or a cause.
Curlee Girlee is a children’s book to empower young girls to love all their unique features.
Charleston & Harlow Candle Co. Luxury soy candles with fragrances to transport you to another time or place.
Hasbro is gifting two games:
Don’t Step In It for ages 4+. There is a mat and fake poop to avoid stepping in. The player that makes it to the end of the mat who avoids the most missteps wins.
JENGA, the classic block-stacking game, is moving off the table. The Jenga Pass Challenge game has players stack the hardwood JENGA blocks on the included platform to build their tower. Try no avoid having the tower crash. The last player to successfully stack a block and pass the platform without causing the tower to crash wins.
Justice For Vets Challenge Coin connects veterans in crisis with veterans treatment courts, saving their lives, families, and futures. The Justice For Vets challenge coin is a symbol to leave no veteran behind.
Kalliope Nyc has helped thousands of people overcome their irrational phobias and bad memories. Only takes 18 minutes and an open mind. Shrink your irrational fears, bad memories and build your best life ever.
Shop Modern Innovations levitating Bluetooth speaker. Incredible sound quality and visually striking. High-tech 4.0 Bluetooth wireless system to play your favorite music and media. The levitating ball can be used as a standalone speaker without the base. Noise reduction technology for sound clarity of your music and hands-free calls.
99 Creative Wows – Words Of Wisdom For Business Celebrity Creativity Kit includes the newly released motivational quick-read business book, 99 Creative WOWs—Words of Wisdom for Business and creativity supplies to capture any celebrity’s favorite WOWs. Colorful, pocket-sized creativity boost to inspire taking a creative break.
Pepperface pepper spray for personal defense. Lightweight, sleek and stylish. Pepperface is partnered with the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence (NCDSV). Pepperface wants to be an awareness symbol to end violence against women.
Reian Williams Fine Art commissioned original work of art from a master of Emotive Realism. Art is an emotion meant to give a message.
Safety Dog Leash to keep your dog under control. Attached to the walker’s wrist leaving hands free. Attach the Safety Dog Leash to an object so your dog can explore, but still on a leash.
The Green Garmento GIGANTOTE is a multi-use, expandable tote that works like a basket. For laundry, storage, in the car and wardrobe changes. Get your dry cleaning naked and skip the plastic with a 4-in-1 reusable bag. Eliminating three million pounds of plastic waste across the U.S. and in 25 counties.
Vaya’s Tyffyns lunchboxes keep meals fresh. Food-grade stainless steel with vacuum insulation technology keeps food warm or cold. Carry the Tyffyn in style with the BagMat shoulder bag. Unzips to become a full place mat.
Wetsleeve for hydration on the go. Place in on the forearm for an embedded 12 oz refillable reservoir made of FDA approved food-grade materials. The mouthpiece faces the wrist. The sleeve compresses after every sip to minimize sloshing. Features a breathable mesh layer to avoid sweat buildup. Built-in insulation to keep contents cool.
Go back to Part 1, featuring food, beauty and health gifts…