Doris Bergman’s Fifth Annual EMMY® Style Lounge & Party Hits a Home Run
West Hollywood -- On Thursday, August 21, 2014, Fig & Olive – THE Hollywood Hotspot on Melrose Place which features gourmet cuisine from the French and Italian Rivieras – opened its doors to host Bergman’s Style Lounge and Party – the first tribute of the season, honoring the upcoming 66th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards. 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 MD Sun Skin Care and presented by Gerard Cosmetics & Whitening Lightning, offered an incredible array of fashion for him and her, the finest in beauty, skin & hair care, stunning jewelry collections, chic chapeaus, fashion-forward timepieces, fabulous fragrance, travel accessories, gorgeous evening bags, fancy footwear, a gourmet luncheon prepared by Fig & Olive Executive Chef, Pascal Lorange, unique spirits, delectable sweets and much more!
Celebrities included: Emmy Nominees Kate Burton (Outstanding Guest Actress “Scandal”), Jon Voight (Supporting Actor “Ray Donovan”) Joey King & Joshua Close (Outstanding Miniseries, “Fargo”), Khandi Alexander & Ntare Mwine (Outstanding Miniseries “Treme”), R.J. Mitte (Outstanding Drama Series “Breaking Bad”), Jamie Brewer (Outstanding Miniseries “American Horror Story”), Marina Toybina (Triple Emmy Award Winning Costumer/Designer) joined Alex Meneses (“The Goldbergs”), and Ashley Argota (“The Fosters”),
In the spirit of giving back, guests & sponsors donated unwrapped gifts for young adults (ages 15-18) for a Pre-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 30,000 children receiving child welfare services,” says social worker, William Wong. “Gif and monetary donations to the ‘Wednesday’s Child’ Pre-Holiday Gift Drive has been overwhelming and, most importantly, the event Sponsors and celebrity guests have provided examples to follow -- giving the public permission to embrace our kids. I believe that people are inherently good and want to do good things.” Additionally, Bergman invited two foster children to join in on the festivities and experience what it felt like to be treated as a VIP -- the love from the guests and sponsors was tremendous!” added Wong.
Additional celebrities included: Asia Monet Ray (“Dance Moms” & “Raising Asia”), Boti Bliss, Dot Marie Jones (“Glee”), Elaine Hendrix (Sex, Drugs & Rock & Roll”), Eric Martsolf, Eva La Rue, Gregg Daniel (“True Blood”), Hal Sparks (“Lab Rats”), Jesse Henderson (“Finding Carter”), Kelsey Scott (“12 Years a Slave”), Marilu Henner, Rosa Blasi (“The Thundermans”), Rowan Blanchard (“Girl Meets World”), Shanola Hampton (“Shameless”), Tiphany Adams (“Push Girls”), Toks Olagundoye (“The Neighbors”), to name a few, were among the cadre of celebrities and industry VIPS who were treated to the best of the best!
Gifts and services were provided by: Telic Footwear, My Saint, My Hero, Radar Watches, Nature’s Flavors, Twisted Silver, Perch Jewelry, Bon Bon Home & Garden, Honest Tea, Spongelle, Art Lewin Bespoke Executive Clothiers, Kaya Di Koko, Single Dress, Single Underwear, GUESS, Tequila Azul Imperial, Veved Ice Vodka, Clif Bar, Luna Bar, Intemporelle Designs, Vida Emanuel European Day Spa, Dawn Lee Cosmetics, Stacy Vason Haircare, Roadkill Boutique, IdefyneMe Inspirational T’s, Jones & Rose, Origami Owl Jewelry, Go Fore Broke Sportswear, Ooh La Bra, Bling It Hat Designs, Traveler’s Choice, Unity Vintage Jean Company, Clothing Nation, My Sweet Cupcake (Winner of “Cupcake Wars”on the Food Network), Olivia Designs Jewelry, Model Call and CDs from vocal divas Lea Anderson and Devyn Rose.
Photos in this article are: TOP - Traveler's Choice Luggage with John Voight (Emmy Nominee for Best Supporting Actor in "Ray Donovan"); CENTER - Honest Tea with R.J. Mitte (Lead in Emmy Nominated Outstanding Drama Series, "Breaking Bad"); BOTTOM - Bling It Hat Designs with Khandi Alexander (Lead in Emmy Nominated Outstanding Miniseries, "Treme").