Doris Bergman’s gifting Suite is nothing short of a sensational soiree and an excellent way to celebrate before the Emmy’s. On Thursday, September 19, 2019, Fig & Olive – THE Hollywood Hotspot on Melrose Place, opened its doors to Bergman’s Style Lounge and Party – in celebration of the upcoming 71st Annual Emmy® Awards that featured top brands and vendors. Over 100 of Hollywood’s finest turned out to celebrate and honor the television industry’s Emmy® Nominated actors, former Emmy® winners, presenters, stylists, and industry VIPs .
This highly anticipated invitation-only event, hosted by Buywine.com and presented by Precious Vodka & PRSVR, showcased an incredible array of fashion for him and her including couture gowns, bespoke tuxedos & suits, men & women’s casual wear, 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.
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”), to name a few, were among the cadre of celebrities and industry VIPS who were treated to the best of the best!
BuyWine.com (buywine.com) always does a beautiful presentation, and the wine is consistently delicious. This year, ‘Hope and Grace’ wines (hopeandgracewines.com) were featured, and they did not disappoint. Alma Callan makes a lovely presence and represents BuyWine.com very well. The Buywine.com team is constantly perfecting their product. Their goal is to “Quench Your Thirst for Knowledge,” and they hope that your thirst extends to travel, lifestyle, and the nuances of wine.
Spa Girl Cocktails (www.spagirlcocktails.com) is one of our favorite vendors to visit. Karen Haines, Creator of Spa Girl Cocktails, features a beautiful table with festive and health-conscious cocktails. This extra-ordinary cocktail that brings you all the buzz, all the taste, less of the calories, less of the sugar. They take your drink from ordinary to glam in one pour. Available in party-ready bottles or portion-perfect cans for after work, play, and all day. The beverages feature pear as well as its signature style flavor.
Precious Vodka lifted spirits as guests visited. Precious Vodka (www.preciousvodka.com) was founded in 2010, and produced by one of the oldest distilleries in Eastern Europe by the world-renowned Bulgarian Mateev Family. The secret formula dates back to the 17th century Poland. The distilling process was upgraded to modern technology with column stills while maintaining the exquisitely smooth and unique taste of the original recipe.
Other enticing offerings included multi-flavored popcorns from Popcornopolis (www.popcornopolis.com), and fabulous honey from True Gold Honey (www.truegoldhoney.com). They have flavors like Coastal Mountain Sage, Orange Blossom, and Summer Valley Flowers.
Eating Healthy looks simple with Beviva Foods (www.bevivafoods.com). Their presentation was terrific, and we enjoyed our plant-based snacks.
My Saint, My Hero (www.mysaintmyhero.com) Always features a gorgeous brand with an inspiring message. The purpose of these handwoven bracelets is to change the world through love one act of kindness at a time. Their mission is to create wearable blessings that empower global communities through meaningful work and remind us we are loved, blessed, and protected. They also have a Kindness Campaign happening at the moment, so make sure to check out their site!
The Twisted Silver (https://twisted-silver.com) table was stunning and filled with jewels for both women and men. They featured bracelets, lovely rings (tiny and big) earrings, cuffs, eclectic necklaces, and much more!!
Twisted Silver is a distinct line of jewelry by eco-designer Debra Dawson Mitchell, who artfully designs pieces to be timeless, convertible and eco-friendly. You’ll spot this down-to-earth brand on the runways of Fashion Week, pages of glossy magazines, and red carpets all over Hollywood. Also, these modern heirloom pieces are never mass-produced.
LulaRoe (www.lularoe.com) is an innovative brand that highlighted classic vintage finds with an edge. Dawn Mayfield-Brock assisted us, and the tote they gifted is super stylish.
LuLaRoe is committed to helping a new generation of business owners successfully leap into entrepreneurship. They work with a network of Independent Fashion Retailers who sell LuLaRoe clothing in unique, exciting in-person and online Pop-Up Boutiques.
Sue Wong (www.suewong.com) made a stunning style statement with her signature gowns. The fashion designer is best known for her dress designs with a contemporary twist based on old Hollywood glamour style. The elegant Dustin Quick models many of Sue Wong’s gowns and she looked beautiful at the event. The aspiring actress has appeared on “NCIS” as well as “Blood Relatives.”
Art Lewin’s Bespoke Tuxedos (www.artlewinbespoke.com) keeps it sharp for the Bergman Emmy Gifting Lounge on an annual basis. Since 1989, Art Lewin has catered to the world’s most prominent Corporate Stars to Hollywood Movie Stars and much other Industry Titans. They plan, coordinate & maintain your wardrobe, so you are perfectly attired for any occasion and are considered Southern California’s most trusted custom clothiers with our in-house bespoke tailors.
Preserve Lifestyle (PSRVR)Ed made a strong style statement and is an Elevated Design House, designed by a Luxury Automotive Lifestyle. They create silhouettes that are defined by craftsmanship, material, and a design aesthetic the shine. (https://perseverelifestyle.com)
Green Goddess Collective (www.greengoddesscollective.com), The Green Goddess Collective, is a true pioneer in the industry, one of the original retail locations in LA and the Nation. Their vision is simple: Provide the highest quality curated products delivered by the most knowledgeable staff. Their table was bustling all afternoon — lots of information and products.
Pachamama (https://enjoypachamama.com) was on hand for the most natural and effective CBD products from Mother Earth. Pachamama products are cultivated from Mother Earth with care in the colorful state of Colorado. Nurtured with pure Rocky Mountain water and an abundance of sunshine, the company goes far beyond the standard and only sourced from single-origin hemp.
The theme of creativity was in the air, which described the afternoon perfectly. (loveyouliveyou.com) Kathleen Heim made an appearance with her book The Rule of Nines. The Rule of Nines provides a 9-step simple plan to guide people towards success in the evocation of behavioral changes necessary to succeed in personal goal achievement. This book takes a unique approach towards goal identification and provides the reader with the “tools” needed for success.
For Green Goo, (www.greengoo.com) their passion is to provide all people access to healthy and affordable products. The Foot Care (made with Calendula, Yarrow, and Comfrey) is impressive as well as their skin salve.
O Skin and Med Spa (www.oskinmedspa.com) carries a stunning skincare line that ladies are loving the feel and results. They also offer a lovely sunscreen that works wonders.As CEO and Founder of O Skin Med Spa, Olivia Quido-Co has devoted 16 years into making women feel and look beautiful. Armed with a deeply-rooted passion for skin esthetics and nurturing instincts, her holistic approach to beauty and life in general has brought her success as a top-rated esthetician, entrepreneur, women’s advocate and a Christian philanthropist.
Browlesque (www.browlesque.com) was present and their display was informative, fun, and eye-opening. They offer Microblading and Microshading.
Guests also got to enjoy Milena’s luxurious non-toxic soy candles in an array of gorgeous scents such as Vanilla, Plumeria, and Satin Sheets. (www.milenasboutique.com)
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. http://www.foxla.com/wednesdays-child
Gifts and services were provided by:
Green Goddess Collective; Popcornopolis; Spa Girl Cocktails; 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; 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.