Partnering with Pilot Pen (www.pilotpen.us), luxury gifting and special events company GBK (www.gbkproductions.com) introduced to celebrity nominees and presenters of the 2016 Golden Globes a host of new products and innovations to ring in the New Year on a positive note. In attendance were Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder), Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin), Anthony Anderson (Black-ish), Adrienne C. Moore (Orange is the New Black), Aly Mawji (Silicon Valley), Amy Landecker (Transparent), among many others.
At the luxury suite held at the W Hotel in Hollywood on January 8 and 9, Pilot Pen unveiled its dramatic Namiki Maki-e Collection, a limited edition line that features intricately detailed, Japanese handcrafted designs.
Among the luxury lifestyle brands featured at the suite were several self improvement-themed gifts, including anti-aging skincare treatment LifeCell; proven hair loss treatment iRestore Laser Hair Growth System; the nicotine-free Freedom Quit Smoking System (www.freedomquitsmoking.com) and website TheScienceofEating.com.
Gifts within the beauty, health, and wellness categories were presented by sponsors Burke Williams Spa, HAYARI PARIS, Tweezerman and Au Bon Broth offering up a healthy start to 2016 with their delicious bone marrow broth mix. Highlights in the category included Live Ultimate Skincare (www.liveultimate.com), a line that takes years off without surgery (amazing product!), and Truly Yours Parfums that recently unveiled the new luxury scent Reisa (love, love, love!) (www.trulyyoursparfums.com).
Fashion and jewelry-themed gifts were presented by Hale Bob and Liberty Garden, American Hat Makers, BeijaFlor Jeans, personalized bracelets by MyIntent.org, dramatic sterling silver jewelry by Cynthia Gale New York and Jewelinx, featured on HSN, showcased their clever accessory that allows you to store and display jewelry with your outfits.
The Artisan Group® (www.TheArtisanGroup.org) presented a collection products by a group of creative individuals from the U.S. Canada and around the globe, whose mission is to spread the word about handcrafting. Featured gifts included original photographs by Loud Waterfall Photography, crystal earrings by Love Your Bling, sterling gemstone bracelet by Wallis Designs, Eiffel Tower pendant necklace by BKD Signature, brass floral photo locket by The Tin Owl and a dainty silver heart ring by e. scott Originals, plus many more.
Snacks and beverages were served by Be Tini Spirits, Ike’s Place, Bread Basket Cake Company, Enchanted Sweet Shoppe and Jöne’s Gourmet Gelato, with music and ambiance provided by DJ SHY.
GBK used the opportunity to shine the spotlight on some important causes, including The Creative Coalition that connects charitable and educational causes with artists and entertainers. (www.thecreativecoalition.org);
Lambda Legal, a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of the LGBT community and those with HIV. (www.lambdalegal.org);
Food on Foot, a non-profit dedicate to providing the poor and homeless of Los Angeles. (www.foodonfoot.org);
and Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation, committed to funding research and creating awareness for childhood type I & II diabetes.(www.sugarrayleonardfdn.org)
Photos Courtesy of GBK Productions