It was all elegance and luxury at the GBK Annual Oscar Gift Lounge held at the W Hotel in Hollywood. Oscar nominees and presenters were on hand to partake in the illustrious event, along with celebrities and designers looking to make an imprint on the red carpet of the 84th Academy Awards.
The event was hosted by GBK Productions and company CEO and founder, Gavin Keilly. GBK, known in the industry for celebrity gifting, charitable fundraising and hosting high profile special events, featured an array of luxurious accessories and styling elements at the lounge. Oscar nominee, Melissa McCarthy, and celebrities the likes of Sugar Ray Leonard, Samantha Harris, Ali Fedotowsky, Wendy McClendon-Covey, Jon Bernthal and Cheech Marin all took home styling gifts from the glamourous venue.
Red Carpet Tips host, Carly Steel, chats with the vendors of the GBK Oscar Gifting Lounge.[divider]
RedCarpetTips.com caught up with the vendors at the event in this behind-the-scenes look at the products and accessories offered there. A featured item at the lounge was a $6,000 watch that celebrities could have custom made by expert British watchmakers, Paccioni. Vani-T, a South Australian beauty company specializing in all natural, organic tanning was there to get celebrities red carpet ready. Chick Boss, an inspiring jewelry line who recruits employees from a rural town in Guatemala, was also in attendance. Their mission is to offer a distinct one-on-one training, allowing their employees access to a higher education, better nutrition, and improved self-esteem. And MyPillow had all the stars in line…the luxurious pillow helps catch weary sleepers up on their REM sleep and most celebs couldn’t wait to take it home to put it to the test. With all these fantastic items on display, it was easy for celebrities to find the perfect balance of glamour and glitz and comfort.
All in all the lounge was a complete success. Celebrities were able to take home a gifts and garments of varying design, most of which were later seen gracing the red carpet at the 84th Annual Academy Awards.