Third annual ‘sneak peek’ Oscar suite at Café La Boheme
By Karen Ostlund
HOLLYWOOD CA (Hollywood Today) 2/24/11 – Gourmet cuisine and gowns for those heading to the red carpet were on hand for the third annual Sneak Peak Oscar suite. It was produced by Doris Bergman and Kathy Duliakas and located at the posh La Boheme in West Hollywood. The restaurant is well-known for its 5-star cuisine created by executive chief Christine Banta, and Tuscan country style interior design.
Dessert treats as Cake truffles was provided by Rubina’s Cake shoppe, caramelized pecans by Antonia’s Nuts, and Riceworks by Gourmet Brown Rice Crisps.
Blue Angel Ultra Premium Vodka and Vermeer Dutch Chocolate Cream Liqueurs treated guest with alcohol beverages. Waialua Soda and Aquamantra springwater stood for the non- alcoholic choices.
The lunch and afternoon party was co-hosted by Australian Jurlique anti-aging skin-care line, which also was a new sponsor. Jurlique was gifting their rose collection of hand cream; Love lip balm and rosewater face mist.
Stemulation was of the skincare lines that was promoting their luxury skin rejuvenation line. The line has healing and restorative powers of adult human stem cells, which also contains growth factors and antioxidants.
It promises help with fine lines and sun damages in three weeks of use(stemulation.com)
.This suite is exquisite. It’s very generous. There’s a splendid array of goodies!” said actor Billy Zane “I’m having a wonderful time – the patio dining, the buffet lunch, the tray-passed appetizers – the quality of the vendors – this is really a special treat!” added Mischa Barton. “What a beautiful party!” said Vivica A. Fox, “The ambience, the gifts, the food – this is great !
2011 Grammy-Nominated artist, Gramma Funk also made remarks: “This is so fabulous – on a sunny day!
Yes, it was on of the warmest pre-Oscar days in February.
“Our Oscar Sneak Peak Suite features over hundred of Hollywood VIPs this year – and they come to take a peak at what is hot for the Oscar red carpet this year”, said Doris Bergman.
Kama Sutra is a company that focuses on making love better for Oscar week. The company is inspired by “The Kama Sutra”, the most renowned book on the art of making love. Their product tingles and tantalizes, soothes and seduces:
“We are giving away our “Chocolate and strawberry heart boxes”: honey dust eatable body powder with feather applicator to put on your lover, body-paint milk white soufflé lotion, and strawberry- cherry lip gloss, which also gives volume for lip sensation and flavor” (kamasutra.com)
Couture Gowns by Ali Rahimi for Mon Atelier on La Brea:
-“I don’t choose the gown to my clients; I let the client choose – because every woman has a different idea, what they see as beautiful, said Rahimi. My work is to find a dress that’s comfortable and glamorous. The material I work with is silk, satin, and chiffon. Many choices come with train, embroidery and beading”. Ali Rahimi’s gowns goes from $ 3000 and up:
“I sell to a wide clientele, but I also rent to TV and magazine”
Leyla Milani is the woman behind Milani Clip – In Hair extensions. She explained that her most popular colors this award season are chocolate brown and platinum blond:
“But don’t sleep or wash your hair in my hair extensions – because they are made of human hair and tangle easy. All my hair extensions are 20 inches long clips that come in 12 colors.”
“Anything you can do with your hair, for example- color and cut, you can also do with Milani hair” Leyla added.
Among this year’s most well-known attendees were:
‘Dancing With the Stars’ beauties Anna Trebunskaya and Edyta Sliwinska, ‘Twilight’/’Eclipse’ hotties Michael Welch, Bronson Pelletier & Kiowa Gordon, Oscar Nominees – Producer, Dana Brunetti, Best Picture ‘Social Network’ and Jenny Beaven, Costume Designer ‘The King’s Speech,’ Chris McDonald, Ariel Winter, Charlene Amoia, Marisa Ramirez, Marilu Henner, James Kyson Lee, Kevin Eubanks, Kevin Rahm, Oscar Nunez, Scott Baio, Carrie Keagan and Sofia Milos.
In the spirit of giving back, guests were encouraged to bring stuffed animals and toys to donate to LoveCuresCancer, which will be delivered to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Celebrity guest were also signing a special designed Izard jeans, which will be auction off to charity. LoveCuresCancer is a program of LoveCuresAll, a California non-profit corporation, dedicated to raising funds for cancer research and improving the daily experience of children in treatment at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. www.LoveCuresCancer.com
Other Sneak Peak Oscar gifts and services were provided by Art Lewin & Co. Custom Clothiers, evening handbags by Menbur; lush lashes by MaximumLash; men’s T’s by Phobias by RedPil, Whirl-a-style with CD (explains 12 ways to do a red carpet twist in minutes), Model-in-a-Bottle cosmetics, jewelry designer, Liz Alpert, edgy spoon jewelry by Twisted Silver, Jewely Of Spirit (Atlantean Orb) calendar keepsake charms by Not Just Any Old Day jewelry; The CardiWrap by Kymaro (56 ways to wear a wrap, to create a cardigan, wrap, scarf or shawl, athletic shoes by Chung Shi – German design-made in Korea; athletic socks by Experia — powered by Thorlo Pads, designer totes by Emilie Sloan, a one-week retreat at Live In Fitness, Angus Mitchell Hair Salon, luggage by Caribbean Joe, Coleman Luggage, Traveler’s Choice, and EcoTraveler, Kymaro’s Fix My Roots, Milani Hair, CellCeuticals PhotoDefense Anti-Photo Aging Daily Skin Protector SPF 55+, Buddha Balm; Spongeables LLC bath and shower treats, Essential Journeys, makers of Soap by the Slice, Dream Essentials Sleep Mask, Zestra Essential Arousal Oils, Gold Canyon highly scented candles.