During an unheard of snow storm in West Los Angeles, Academy Award Nominee Bruce Dern(“Nebraska”), Kheng Hua Tan (star in Golden Globe Nominee “Crazy Rich Asians”), Academy Award Winner Christopher McDonald (“Thelma and Louise”), and award-winning actor Esai Morales (“NYPD Blue”) celebrated the 91stAnnual Academy Awards at Doris Bergman’s 11th Annual Valentine Romance Oscar® Style Lounge and Party at Fig and Olive in West Hollywood. This courtyard party was covered, so snow did not stop everyone from enjoying a collection of the latest fashion, fragrance, lifestyle, and sweets.
Additional VIP guests included Rex Lee (“Young & Hungry” and “Entourage”),Jake Busey (“The Predator”), Donovan Carter & Kris D. Lofton (HBO’s “Ballers”), Jon Mack (“Pandora’s Box”), Michael Campion (“Fuller House”), Ernie Hudson (“Ghostbusters” and star of “The Family Business”), Steven Bauer (“Ray Donovan”), Vivica A. Fox (“Independence Day”), to name a few.
We were fortunate to meet Academy Award Nominee Bruce Dern with actress Dustin Quick (“NCIS”), who was wearing a stunning necklace from Zirconmania & Diamond Veneer. Derngave us historic Hollywood insights, and was proud to share that his godfather was Illinois governor and two-time presidential nominee Adlai Stevenson II.
Chris Browning (BOSCH) stopped by the Beauty Kitchen for some amazing spa products. The Beauty Kitchen is a show with Host Heather Marianna. She teaches people how to make spa products in their kitchen, and creates her world-renowned natural organic products of her own.
HBO’s “Ballers” stars Donovan Carter & Kris D. Lofton received gifts fromJonathan Sweet of “Building For The Stars”. It’s is a new TV show where artists build unique, high end furniture for celebrities while giving back to the community.
And in the spirit of giving back, guests and sponsors donated unwrapped gifts for young adults (ages 13-18) for a Post-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’ children in the LA County foster care system who are in need of adoptive families. “In Los Angeles County, alone, there are over 40,000 children receiving child welfare services,” says social worker,
Dr. William Wong. Bergman always invites beloved foster children to join in on the festivities and experience what it feels like to be treated as a VIP.
Gifts and services were provided by Jonathan Sweet of Building For The Stars, Buywine.com, Precious Vodka, Montecristo Cigars, Quantum Rejuvenation, Milena’s Boutique, CURTIS & Co. Timepieces, La Cristallerie des Parfum de Paris, Free Bird Remedies, Lasio Hair Care, Beauty Kitchen, S&G THESIGN, Twisted Silver Jewelry, My Saint, My Hero Bracelets, Zirconmania & Diamond Veneer, Timmy Woods Designer Handbags, Sue Wong Couture Gowns & Fragrance, Sugar Me Life, Hint Water, Art Lewin Bespoke Suits & Tuxedos, Spa Girl Vodka, Rock Your Hair, Author Kathleen Heim “The Rules of Nines,” Olecea Beaute, LiquidNano, Junkless Granola Bars, Chapstick, Canteen Wine, Kam Shield, Canteen Wine, Dragon Island Spice Co., Vita Coco, Author Scott Kelley, “We All Die Young,” and VIP Gift Bags provided by BELLA MAGAZINE.
Congratulations to all the 2019 Academy Award Nominees and Winners. And a toast to Doris Bergman for always hosting one of the best celebrations of Hollywood’s biggest night!