Gift suite pampers nominees and supports charities for victims of human trafficing
By Gabrielle Pantera
HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Daily Star) 2017 9/19 – Bergman’s style lounge was once again held at Fig & Olive in West Hollywood on Thursday, September 14th, 2017.
Hosting the event was BuyWine.com serving a variety of wines and Spanish sparkling wine. The website was created to help wine lovers learn even more about where wines come from. They’ve launched a wine academy with classes to make you a sommelier. If you’re planning a trip and you want to learn about regional vineyards, they have details on vineyards around the world.
The official charity of the event is Wednesday’s Child. Nominees, presenters VIP and media were asked to bring a gift for the charity. They were on site to accept new unwrapped gifts for teens in foster care aged 13 to 18, an age group that may be missed when it comes to helping children.
My Saint My Hero are for wearing, sharing and being. Each knot is a love knot with a deeper meaning than just being lovely. My Saint My Hero was giving their Blessing bracelets. Each bracelet is handmade in a small pilgrim town of Medjugrje, Bosnia and Herzegovina. All come with a blessing for the wearer to say and read.
A new necklaces is the Magdalena Awaken Medallion. It integrates the seed of life in equal part both feminine and masculine. Found in the holy land on one of the stone alters that may be one of the first places Jesus preached.
Be the One bracelet is hand-hammered in Italy, woven in Medjugrje. It says Be the One in Mother Theresa’s own handwriting.
The Fearless Hematite bead bracelet for men is being made smaller for women. Set to come out in January 2018, it will have ten hematite beads and the cross of protection in the center. Knotted with love and prayers. Hematite to ground you and center you. Each purchase helps others in need.
The Abingdon Co. founded by Chelsea Mullin. In 2006 she was learning how to fly. She got her pilots license in 34 days at the Santa Monica airport. She went all day every day and treated it like a full time job. For graduation she wanted a pilots watch and they didn’t have anything for women. So she started the first aviation watch for ladies.
This is their ten year anniversary. They’ve expanded to include women who sail, Olympians, military, base jump, basically any adrenaline-junkie women. Built to last. A favorite of Mullin is the Jackie, with a pearl face. It also has an international converter on it for currencies. They have had a scholarship for the last seven years in aviation and are expanding it to scuba diving.
Jeanne Vixen Jewelry is designed by Jeanne-Michelle. She creates her own designs and only makes about 100 pieces per run, produced in her own studio. She gifted guests with her hammered silver Prosperity Ring. Easy to wear, understated and elegant. She makes necklaces, bracelets and earrings.
Twisted Silver created by Debra Mitchell uses new items and up-cycled items to make new jewelry. Mitchell is using lots of leather this season. Leather chokers, multi-wrapped bracelets. Mitchell makes original jewelry using leather, recycled items, base metals, gypsum and other materials. For men or women. Line is edgy.
Sue Wong was on hand to advise talent about dresses for the upcoming Emmy awards. Gorgeous gowns to suite any style. Her gowns epitomize old Hollywood glamour, with some fun modern elements. Wong is passionate about her line of fragrances. There are four: Beauty, Magic, Transformation and her original scent Sue Wong. Wong has expanded into lifestyle marketing with English Home, bath and stationary.
Single by Galina Sobolev is moving into men’s wear, notably underwear for men. L.A. fashion house dresses both men and women. For women they have fabulous blouses and dresses showcasing some of their resort wear. They gifted dresses, tops and underwear. The colors for women are bright, wearable for work or out for a date and girls night out.
Art Lewin & Co.. provided guests with their new garment bag and either ties or socks for men. He’s been dressing celebrities like Jon Voight, William Shattner and Sofia Milos. Lewin makes custom fitted suits for men and women.
Signature Innovation Group gifted shirts from their men’s clothing line. The shirts are made in Los Angeles.
The brand #Hooker is a lifestyle brand for confident men. They launched in spring 2015 with underwear, swimwear, and tees. They styles are bold and fun. #Hooker gifted swimwear from their menswear line . Made in the USA using materials from around the world.
Montrose Regenerative Cosmetic & Laser Center offers fillers to body contouring. Gifted a $500 certificate for their stem cell face lift treatment. They use your own body fat for the procedure.
Reema Beauty was founded by Reema Khan. Found in 70 malls where the line is carried. They shape brows at the locations. After 15 years they added their own makeup line about 2 years ago. Kahn wants to give back. They have two charities. One is Feeding the Beauty Within the other is Feeding the Hunger Within. Ten percent of this line goes towards the charities. They reach out to shelters and give women makeovers to help with their self-esteem and to make them feel beautiful about themselves. After gave a makeover to a woman who was going on a job interview, Kahn received a note a from her that she’d felt beautiful and it was the first time she’s worn makeup.
DryBar gifting Detox or Sake Bombwas and gave guests blowouts to refresh their style.
SkinSide was a Presenting Sponsor at the Doris Bergman Emmy gift Lounge. They make their debut here in the states with their drinkable collagen. From Switzerland.
Curlifornia for soft beachy waves. When you go in the ocean the saltwater helps your have get waves, but the salt is damaging to your hair. Curlifornia gives those same waves, but without the damaging salt. And hair smells sweet. Made with aloe leaf juice, moisturizing sugar, milk amino acids, rice and oat protein and nourishing organic fruit and plant extracts. Shake well and apply evenly from root to tip onto dry or damp hair. Let air dry or twist in a towel. Curlifornia gifted their all-in-one hair treatment.
Food and Drink
Chef Elliott is a Food Network multiple Cutthroat Kitchen star, author, speaker and radio host. An Atlanta native who’s known he wanted to be a chef since he was five-years-old. Known for his unique menus. He will be on a new Food Network series about Atlanta Chefs. Elliott gifted his red velvet cake finished off with bourbon cream cheese topping.
Spa Girl Cocktails showed off their Pear and Spa Martini. The spa martini is cucumber flavored so it’s light and crisp. The Pear is a little bit sweet, but not too much. Both are low calorie using ultra-premium American vodka. It only has 48 calories per serving and is 33 proof.
Top chef Chef Jamie Lauren brought her Burger Time products Guinness Mustard and Habanero Hot Sauce for tasting and to take away. She’s does pop-up restaurants, was signing guests up to tell them when and where she would be.
Hint Water showed off their new flavors like watermelon and peach. They brought a perennial favorite, blackberry. The fruit flavored water has zero calories. Hint just launched their new Hint Sunscreen. It has no parabens and no oxybenzone. Just a hint of scent. Grapefruit, Pineapple and pear.
Pets and Personal
For over 35 years Olympia USA has been making suitcases, duffle bags and backpacks. They are the creator of the rolling backpack. Olympia gifted one of three different backpacks. Two were rolling backpacks in Pink or blue and a red backpack that has a compartments that can hold your laptop.
Christy Aaron introduced guests to Pampered Pets Playhouse where you can park your dog while you’re traveling or even just for a day. Opening soon. Aaron gifted a bag with paws on it that was filled with dog necessities and treats. Doggie snacks are made from human-grade food with flavors like chicken and waffles, Gift of a two-night stay for your dog.
Marriage Minded Only is a website offering resources to assist with getting ready for a big wedding day. From dating advice, finding the right guy, to wedding planners and a stylist. Membership site where you create a profile and find what you need if you’re marriage minded. The site goes live October 1, 2017.