GBK threw their annual Golden Globes Luxury Gift Lounge at the London West Hollywood last week, and many celebs came through.
Golden Globe Award winners, Diane Warren and Katey Sagal attend 24 hours before their big win. AnnaLynne McCord and George Lopez attended in support of GBK and their charities, St. Bernard Project and The Lopez Foundation. Martin Short stopped by and was quoted saying, “this is the first gift lounge I’ve ever been too”. Also, couples Bill and Giuliana Rancic and Jennifer Love Hewitt (who said the GBK lounge was “like Christmas again!”) and Alex Beh attended.
Other celebrities in attendance were Jackie Weaver, Gabourey Sidibe, La Toya Jackson, Aaron Paul, Adrien Brody, Lorraine Bracco, Madeleine Martin, Dule Hill, Dennis Quaid, Terry O’Quinn, Adrienne Maloof, Lisa Vanderpump and “Jiggy,”Nelsan Eliis, Mayim Bialik, Kimberley Elise, Ariel Winter, Rico Rodriguez, Naveen Andrews, Joe Mantegna, Anisha Nafarajam, Billy Gibson, Catherine O’hara, Melissa Joan Heart, Jesse McCartney, Eric Stonestreet, Carrie Preston, Michael Clarke Duncan, Michael Rucco, Kimberley Locke, Greg Itzin and Allen Thicke.
The 2011 Golden Globe Award Nominees and Presenters received goods and services ranging from exotic travel destinations to luxury goods and products and were be pampered with a variety of services. Some of the favorite products of the weekend include: Zamani Retreat Kempinski, a 7 night all inclusive Health Package in Africa’s Prime Holistic Health Retreat and Caribbean Living Magazine, a 1 week stay in the Caribbean. Beyond The Rack, North America’s premier members-only shopping club, offered guests $100 Gift Certificates towards brand name designers like Balenciaga, Tom Ford, and Jimmy Choo. Meebo, providing the easiest way to share across the web with their integration of all social networks and communications channels into a single, simple-to-use solution, showcased their innovative service, serving specialty Meebo-themed drinks from the Meebo bar and donated $100 to select charities for every nominee and presenter that attended the gifting lounge.
Some of the top beauty gifts included: 3LAB providing technologically advanced skincare; celebrity-favorite RevitaLash; Jane Cosmetics offered affordable makeup with superior performance; Jessica Cosmetics/Jessica Nail Clinic (it is now day 5 and my manicure still hasn’t chipped!); all natural “rejuvenate” daily moisturizer and “soothe” a spot treatment for minor skin irritations from Diane Lai; Nyx Cosmetics; $250 gift certificates from The Shave of Beverly Hills; Vanity Girl Hollywood, offering their high quality lighted vanity mirrors (really cute and so Hollywood glam); and Elysée Scientific Cosmetics gifting Elysée Youth Span Facial Resurrection Serum and Night Crème.
For food-truffles made of straight-from-nature ingredients which are raw, organic and Vegan with no gluten, dairy or refined sugars from ChocAlive! Yummy!
The designer fashion sponsors included: 2EROS, showcasing a range of slick and stylish swimwear and underwear apparel for men; Eleven Eleven Watches; Ron White Shoes; Rumba Time, water-resistant and easy to wear watches; The indi Exhibit, custom created iPad and iPhone skins, designer handbags, indie designed clothing and jewelry, and collective candle tins; TC Fine Intimates, makers of handmade shapewear and panties; and Have Faith Swimwear.
Other great gifts included: Booda Brand; Nulo all natural dog and cat foods; special 25 piece limited edition pens from William Henry Studio; luxurious hair-care, skin-care and body-care from Peter Lamas; bamjamz™, women’s bamboo lifestyle lounge and sleep wear.
As always, charities are a focal point of GBK Gift Lounges and this year’s beneficiaries included:
St. Bernard Project: an organization that rebuilds the Katrina-ravished homes and lives of New Orleans residents using just $15,000 and 12 weeks of labor through their Rebuilding Program while addressing the physical, emotional, and psychological needs of our clients at our Center for Wellness and Mental Health. The Lopez Foundation, whose mission is to create positive, permanent change for underprivileged children and adults confronting challenges in education and health, as well as increasing community awareness about kidney disease and organ donation.
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