Mar 12, 2023

GBK Brand Bar Hosts Their 15th Annual Luxury Lounge Honoring the Oscars

Despite the rainy weather leading into the Oscars, nominees, presenters, past winners, and other top talent came out to attend the 15th Annual Luxury Lounge by GBK.

GBK Brand Bar’s annual Pre-Oscars celebration took place at the Kimpton La Peer Hotel in West Hollywood. This year’s impressive list of celebrity guests included Oscar winner, Viola Davis;”Everything Everywhere All At Once”actor, Harry Shum; current Oscar nominees SON LUX, Anne Alvergue, Sara Dosa, Ruben Ostlund, Christian Minkler, and many more.

Viola Davis at GBK Brand Lounge, Photo Credit Will Roberts

The guests were excited to receive gifts such as elevated entertainment and gaming lighting by GE Lighting, a Savant company; MY AVANA hair strand analysis kit for all hair types; Netvue bird feeder cam and baby monitors; custom Higher Calling Bracelets; delicious & additive-free tequila, El Cristiano; and handcrafted gifts by The Artisan Group, to name a few.

Anna Sophia Robb at The Artisan Group at GBK Brand Bar, Photo Credit Ben Cruz

There were also plenty of goodies on site for food and beverage including Albanese World’s Best Gummies for gummy bear lovers; healthy bars by CORE® Foods; a tasting station by California Caviar Company; local favorite, Ike’s Love & Sandwiches; a station with shrimp, steak, chicken and veggies curated by Hibachi House LA; a tasting room presented by Lorenzi Estate Vineyards & Winery, Debate Wine, and AXR Napa Valley; and more.

Amazing apparel, accessories & jewelry such as BADAZZ GLAZZ sunglasses By Joe Pesci; The Almighty Pineapple gold & agate pendants; Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry which loaned nominees red carpet looks; and Rear Ended “Frame the Booty” fitness and streetwear. Homegood & personal care gifts were a hit and included Schwank Grills who were showcasing their pizza oven and steak on the grill; Remington® personal care items including styling tools for the perfect hairstyle; RENPHO USA massage and care items and Kahuna massage chairs which set up massage chair stations for relaxing on site; and more!

Nika King at GBK Brand Lounge, Photo Credit Bella Sky Photography

World-class international vacations were also gifted to nominees from Lush Africa Safaris, Rosewood Baha Mar, and Sailrock Resort.

Philanthropy is important to GBK Brand Bar aa each event they partner with a variety of charites to help raise awareness, create celebrity partnerships, and give back to the community. This year was no exception with the inclusion of Childhelp, Educating Young Minds, and Rastegar Family Foundation on- site. GBK was also able to raise over $60,000 for these causes!

*All Images courtesy of GBK Brand Lounge