Shanola Hampton and Mekhi Phifer attend GBK 2015 Pre-Oscar Awards luxury gift lounge on February 20, 2015 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Maury Phillips/Getty Images for GBK Productions, LLC)
On February 20th and 21st, GBK Productions hosted a luxury lifestyle gift lounge at the L’ermitage Hotel in Beverly Hills. The event was a celebration of the 2015 Academy Awards. Guests enjoyed everything from personalized M&M’s in party favor silver tins by MY M&M’s to performance driven hair care products by Jonathan Products. The event was a feast for the senses with music provided by the energetic DJ, Goodboy.
Local chocolatier John Kelly Chocolates creates the most delectable treats with unique flavor profiles. “We are a local artisan chocolate maker based in Hollywood. We have our own factory and kitchen where we make it. When people come in to shop they can see us create it,” said the owner of this wonderful company. “We are most known for something we call truffle fudge. It is our own recipe. You can’t get it anywhere else. It is a gourmet version of fudge. We do a lot of different flavors.” The salted caramels are not to be missed. John Kelly Chocolates has two locations, one in Hollywood and another in Santa Monica.
For the health-conscious individuals, LA Star Greens provided the worlds first and only certified organic blend of the top 10 superfoods in a single serve packet. These packets are perfect for the busy person who wants a boost in his or her energy, focus and overall well being.
Jonathan Product provided performance driven, luxury hair care products for guests to get that salon professional hair at home. Between their top selling DIRT texturizing paste to the Redo freshen-up mist for hair and skin, there was something for any well-tressed individual.
Fancy Pants Wines poured several varietals of their wines for guests. These wines boast a fresh, approachable style made with grapes from California’s best vineyards. The Pinot Grigio is light and refreshing. The line has an appetizing taste and appealing price point. These wines are not to be missed.
GBK has been hosting gifting suites for over 15 years. The group is known for “bringing that little extra something into the Gifting Lounge environment.” The 2015 Academy Award Lounge was no different providing something for everyone. Each attendee left feeling like an award winner.