The 2019 awards season had a festive pre-launch with the celebratory gifting lounges and parties all over town. The top spot to ‘see and be scene’ was at the West Hollywood uber elite Fig and Olive. By invitation only, over 100 celebs and guests turned out to share in the festivities at the10th annual Doris Bergman’s Style Lounge and Party honoring the television industry’s Emmy® Nominated actors, former Emmy® winners, presenters, stylists and industry VIPS.
The event was hosted by Buywine.com (finest quality Napa Valley wines), and presented by Precious Vodka (purest Bulgarian vodka presented with gemstones) and PRSVR (Luxe leather and fashion inspired by an Automotive Lifestyle)
The guests were treated to the gourmet Fig and Olive luncheon feast after gliding through the array of gifts. Showcased sponsors Green Goddess Collective; Popcornopolis; Spa Girl Cocktails (the best ‘skinny vodka’) ; Zirconmania; Diamond Veneer; Author Kathlyn Heim “The Rules of Nine; Precious Vodka; Twisted Silver; Debbi DiMaggio; Hint; Pia Gladys Perey Designs; O Skin & Med Spa; Browlesque; Buywine.com; Charise Noel Jewelry; My Saint My Hero Blessing Bracelets; Art Lewin Bespoke; Sue Wong Couture; Beauty Kitchen; True Gold Honey (Mother and Son team that creates award winning quality); LuLaRoe Clothing; Pachamama CBD Products; PRSVR; Beviva Foods; Kam Shield; Lucy Pet Foundation Dog Treats; Harvest Snaps; Sea Snacks; Green Goo Skin Care; Dog TV; Rock Your Hair; The Hollywood Trinity; Emmy’s Hope Dog Accessories; Chapstick Lip Balm; Cameo Social Media App and VIP Gift Bags provided by Popcornopolis.
The nominees were thrilled with the selection of luxury fashion for him and her, from Art Lewin Bespoke Tuxedos and Suits (Clothes make the man and Art Lewin is the Man, tailor to the stars) and Sue Wong Couture epic museum quality couture gowns. The gala event presented an array of chic chapeaus, fabulous sunglasses, vegan leather bags, the finest in beauty, skin & hair care, outrageous Cannabis and CBD products, stunning jewelry collections, gorgeous accessories, Napa Valley wines, health foods, scented candles, Fig & Olive signature cuisine, Bulgarian vodka, delectable gourmet sweets and much more — all the while being serenaded by The B2wins – charismatic twin brothers from Rio de Janeiro who deliver unforgettable performances on Violin and Ukulele.
The luxury gifts were a delightful array of fashion to food, beauty and spa, plus so much more!
There was an impressive lineup of celebs, including 2019 Emmy Nominee Glynn Turman (“How To Get Away With Murder”), former Oscar Nominees Edward James Olmos & Eric Roberts, Grammy Winning Bonnie & Anita Pointer (“The Pointer Sisters”), Rebecca Metz (“Better Things”), former Emmy Winners Patrika Darbo and Kim Estes, Makenzie Moss (“The Unicorn”), Hollywood Icons Marilu Henner, Dee Wallace, Tristan Rogers and Deidre Hall, former Emmy Nominees Shanti Lowry and Miles Tagtmeyer, John Brotherton (“Fuller House”), Danielle Nicolette (“The Flash”), Deborah Joy Winans (“Greenleaf”), former Golden Globe Nominee Steven Bauer, Chris Browning (“Bosch”), Jeryl Prescott (“Swampthing”), Keo Motsepe (“Dancing With The Stars”), Award-winning Actress Kimberly Elise, former Los Angeles Laker Norman Nixon, ISofia Milos, William McNamara, Ryan Ochoa (“Pair of Kings”), who delighted in the party atmosphere while receiving the luxe gifts.
In the spirit of giving back, guests & sponsors made monetary donations and/or donated unwrapped gifts for young adults (ages 13-18) for a Pre-Holiday Gift Drive benefiting ‘Wednesday’s Child’ — a weekly segment airing on KTTV FOX 11 News, Los Angeles, with Anchor Christine Devine. ‘Wednesday’s Child’ highlights ‘harder to place’ young adults in the LA County foster care system who are in need of adoptive families. “In Los Angeles County, alone, there are over 30,000 children receiving child welfare services,” says social worker, Dr. William Wong. Bergman always invites at least 2 foster youth to join in on the festivities and experience what it feels like to be treated as a VIP.
Honorable Mention: Nathalie Dubois’ DPA Gifting Lounge
Brentwood Suites at Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel
Nathalie Dubois, the CEO of DPA gathered together top luxe vendors where guests were personally escorted to sample the products and have a pampered experience, including light fare and drinks. This lovely boutique hotel property was the perfect setting for an intimate gifting experience. With yearly awards show events, this year’s Emmy’s had a celebration of Friends in partnership with Warner Bros. to toast the show’s 25th anniversary.
Featured sponsors: Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa, Soori Bali, Alex and Ani, Naughty Girl, MSKH, Bullets-N-Beads, Rebellion Timepieces, FAZUP, DeMarquet, HAAS Wellness Center, Salt Cave Spa, (a unique and powerful healing room with Himalayan Salt Crystals), Mama Mystic, Nabila K Cosmetics, Sway (see below for photo)
Sakury Cosmeceutical, Chipz Happen, Path Water, Kind, Four Sigmatic, Polkatots Cupcakes, Sunny Blue, Carvery Kitchen, Rob Rodney, Space Gem, Casa Humboldt, Silver Dragon, Sunrise Mountain, Emerald Outpost, Native Humboldt Farms, Barrett Farms, and charities Stepping Forward L.A., Sierra Club, AMSAK.
It was a truly luxe and fun-filled event for all!