On Thursday, February 13, 2014, Fig & Olive the trendy Hollywood restaurant on Melrose Place which features gourmet cuisine from the French and Italian Riviera – opened its doors to host Doris Bergman’s Valentine Romance Oscar Style Lounge and Party – the first tribute of the season, honoring the upcoming Academy Awards. Hundred's of Hollywood’s celebrities film industry’s Oscar® Nominated actors, former Oscar® winners & nominees, stylists and industry VIPS attended. This highly anticipated invitation-only event, hosted by Begley’s & Bill’s 100% All Natural Sodas and presented by Whitening Lightning & Nature’s Flavors, offered an incredible array of fashion for both him and her, the ultimate in body, skin & hair care, trendy chapeaus, fashionable timepieces, jewelry collections, fine art, sweets, premiere cocktails wine and more.
In the spirit of giving back, guests donated new or slightly worn articles of clothing and accessories to young adults (ages 15-18) for a Valentine’s Day Gift Drive benefited ‘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’ children 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, William Wong. “This event reached far beyond the Hollywood ‘glitz’ and into the heart and soul. Gift donations to the ‘Wednesday’s Child’ Valentine’s Day Gift Drive from event Sponsors and guests, alike, has been overwhelming and, most importantly, we have formed new relationships that will extend outside of today! Additionally, Bergman invited two foster children to join in on the festivities experience what it felt like to be treated as a VIP -- the love from the sponsors was tremendous!” added Wong. http://wednesdayschild.davethomasfoundation.org/
Hollywood's latest gift bag included , fabulous smiles by whitening lightening introducing new shades of "color your smile " lip gloss in a violet shade called Bermuda and my favorite in bright pink shade called Fiji , President and CEO Jennifer Gerard known for her fabulous Super Booster Whitening Pen "a must have for every woman's purse " is now introducing her new BB illumination facial crème cosmetic line, by Gerard cosmetics www.WHITENINGLIGHTNING.COM , skincare by La Curcio skin care luxurious anti age defying formulas crystal drops, luminous I day cream and eye cream, www.LaCurcio.com , Mia bath & Body ; something completely new !! create custom scents for luxury Bath and Body products ; inspired by nature and backed by quality promise: no sls. parabens or alcohol and no animal testing!! create your own scent ,recipe, label. Mia bath & Body . Hair care by sudzz fx believes hair is as much a part of our outfit, it is science driven high quality blends www.SUDZZfx.com , and bath with the luxury scented bath and shower Spongelle , exfoliate, purifies, rejuvenates, hydrates. all in one www.spongelle.com
Jewelry by My Saint my Hero; - Blessing for love; a bracelet with embellished hand made with love in small town of Medjugorje. St. Benedict image and cross depicted on this medal beads with saints colorfully knotted together, The images of St Benedict have several symbolize meanings maybe researched on internet; the bracelet is extra help in battle to make world a better place a symbol of spiritual truth, resist evil do good and spread love and light ! www.mysaintmyhero.com. GUESS gifting stylish wrist watches blue and leopard wristwatch faces.
Dr. Ava Cadell the expert in love, human relationships, intimacy and human sexuality; founder of Loveology University gifting a Silicone Bendable Rose; a pure silicone rose bud silicone bendable stem. Dr. Ava Cadell attended as a prelaunch of her newest book NEUROLOVEOLOGY The power to mindful love and sex . Cadell; connects the dots between the brains machinery and the hearts desire, offering us a step by step guide to fulfilling satisfying relationships and love life. Dr. Cadell dedicated her book to anyone brave enough to fall in love!!www.avacadell.com, Simply Eartha accessories that say something ; Simply Eartha is a tribute to her mother, Kit Shapiro daughter of Eartha Kit explains how her mother taught her to live life honestly with respect for everything and everyone to possess calm in place of panic and not to forget that humor is one of life's most precious gifts. The brand is a tribute to her mother and she shares her words her writings and her image for fans old and new. www.simplyeartha.com. Hand made chocolates by PK's Chocolates, Poof your pooch literally Amanda Fleming customized flower and embellished dog wear www.poofyourpooch.com
Celebrities in attendance Former Oscar Nominee Angela Bassett (husband Courtney B. Vance) joined Former Oscar Winner Louis Gossett, Jr., Oscar Nominee Robin Mathews (Make-up Artist for “Dallas Buyers Club”), Cheech & Chong, Elizabeth & William Shatner, Carla & Lou Ferrigno, Dot Marie Jones (“Glee”) and wife Bridgett Casteen Jones, Tia Carrere, Maria Conchita Alonso, Kevin Farley, Chelsie Hightower (“Dancing With The Stars”), Kate Flannery (“The Office”), Illeana Douglas, Eva LaRue, Tommy Lee Davidson, Richard Brooks & Lisa Vidal (“Being Mary Jane”), John Savage, Charlie Bewley, Jaclyn Betham & Peter Parros (“The Haves & Have Nots”), Jeremy Luke (“MOB City”), Katie Wagner, Obba Babbatunde, Nicholas Guest (“Sons of Anarchy”), Sofia Milos, Adrienne Janic (“Fit, Famous & Fabulous”), Kellita Smith “The First Family”), Kevin Farley, Patrick Gallagher (“Glee”), Will Rathaar (“Killing Kennedy”), Valery Ortiz (“Hit The Floor”), to name a few who were among the cadre of celebrities and industry VIPs who were treated to the best of the best!
Gifts and services were also provided by: Begley’s & Bill’s 100% Natural Sodas, Ooh La Bra, Silvana K Designs, Handmade Hearts by Hillel, PK’s Chocolates, Po Baron Hats. Monatelier, Waraire Boswell Executive Men’s Clothiers, Platinum Image Services, Timmy Woods, “Serenade” by Virtuoso Violinist, Daniel D, Art By Dano, Slash Salon, Twisted Silver, Perch, Lusciouss by Kendra Bridelle, Gilbert Albert, Honest Tea, Single Dress, Single Underwear, Tequila Azul Imperial, Veved Ice Vodka