Celebrating Oscars 2017: Haute, Hot Brands Showing Off Great Products at Bergman’s Style Lounge !

As the Oscars cranked up the heat in Los Angeles, emails were landed into various inboxes about a wide variety of events going on in town. While there were tons of evening events -dinners, premieres, cocktail parties and such filled with tons of celebs across LA,there are also daytime events that are highly coveted. The suites –heavy on vendors and celebs — display hot brands and emerging products (also known as SWAG) that are gifted to gain traction from the celebrity crush and media blitz. Thus it’s very likely to get the actual product bag/package photographed by paparazzi. Or if a brand is really lucky, the product is worn or consumed by said celebrity and caught on camera. As it was with the latest Oscar suite from Doris Bergman!

On February 23, 2017, there was one spot in LA that was really hot– and it was Fig & Olive on Melrose Place. It was getting hot (on that sunny, wonderfully dry day): hot with people, great food, tasty sips and lots of hot, haute products. The reason for all these celebs and brands? Bergman’s Style Lounge and Party to honor the 89th Academy Awards the following Sunday.

Over 100 of Hollywood’s finest turned out to celebrate and honor the film industry’s Oscar® Nominated actors, former Oscar® winners, presenters, stylists and industry VIPS.


This highly anticipated invitation-only event, hosted by BUYWINE.COMfeatured an incredible array of fashion for him and her including couture gowns, bespoke tuxedos + suits, the finest in beauty, skin + hair care, stunning jewelry collections, gorgeous accessories, fashion-forward handbags, fabulous fragrance, cutting-edge electronics, lifestyle elegance, gourmet cuisine, premiere Napa wines, unique spirits, delectable sweets and much more!

Sue Wong with BuyWine.com wine!


Gift bag contents

Oscar Nominees Benj Pasek (“La La Land” Best Song) and Justin Paul (“La la Land” Best Song),oscar-winners
















David Greathouse, Executive Producer (“Hacksaw Ridge”) Best Picture,
David Permut, Producer (“Hacksaw Ridge” Best Picture),
Saniyya Sidney (“Fences” Best Picture & “Hidden Figures” Best Picture), joined other guests like


Multiple Oscar Nominee Bruce Dern shows off the hearts from HEARTS BY HILLEL!

Golden Globe Nominees/Winners


Allen Maldanado (“Black-ish”),
Dale Goldboldo (“People vs. O.J.”),
Grammy Nominee Renee Olstead, (“Do You You Want To Know A Secret?”),
Frank Stallone, (“Stayin’ Alive”),
Prime Time Emmy Nominee Matt Walsh (“Veep”),
Primetime Emmy Winner Patrika Darbo (“Acting Dead””),
“Dancing With Stars” beauties Karina Smirnoff and Edyta Sliwinska,

Sam Trammell (“True Blood”) shown here with Fibrum Virtual Reality Headset!
Steven Bauer (“Ray Donovan”),
Lauren Makk (“FABLife”),


Skincare Guru Dr. Nicholas Perricone,


Michael Campion (“Fuller House”),
Tony Denison (“Major Crimes”),
Hollywood Icon Dee Wallace,
Naomi Grossman (“American Horror Story”),
Denise Boutte (“Couples’ Night”),
Justin Chon (“Gook”), to name a few, were among the cadre of celebrities and industry VIPS who were treated to the best of the best!

In the spirit of giving back, guests & sponsors donated unwrapped gifts for young adults (ages 13-18) for a Post-Holiday Gift Drive benefitting ‘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 35,000 children receiving child welfare services,” says social worker, Professor William Wong. Bergman always invites 2 foster children 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:

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism,

Dr. Perricone Hydrogen Water (It’s a great new product!)

Vida Emanuel European Day Spa,

Isdinceutics, USA,


Photo Tee-Shirts,



True Love Skin Care,

The Footmate System by Gordon Brush,

Rejuvenation in Motion Mobile Med-Spa,

Timmy Woods Handbags,

twiested-silverTwisted Silver,

My Saint, My Hero,

Sassy Locks Custom Baby Clothing,

The Coffee Chef,

Samiah Hinton Designs,

FIBRUM Virtual Reality,

Sue Wong Couture Gowns & Fragrance,

Kaya Di Koko,

Single Dress,
Single Underwear For Men,

Rekorderlig Cider,

Handmade Hearts By Hillel,

Hint Water with Karina  Smirnoff ,

Art Lewin Bespoke Suits + Tuxedos,

Spa Girl Vodka,

M & R Photo Gallery,
Pura D’or Hair Care,


Zozo Bean Bakery,

Zenful Water,


Dr. Perricone Gift Boxes (containing Cold Plasma, Cold Plasma Eye, Cold Plasma Sun-D, The Essential Multivitamin, Super Greens and H2 Elemental Energy.)


VIP Gift Bags were also provided by Dr. Perricone.


This event was fabulous! I had a great time meeting people from Dr. Perricone’s team that I had met a few months ago. Such a great time and I got to see the actual products that I learned about at the Perricone MD luncheon I attended.

Stevie Wilson,




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