Sep 24, 2013


To celebrate one of the biggest weekends in television, GBK hosted their infamous Gifting Lounge to honor the 2013 Emmy Nominees and Presenters. Held at the W Hollywood Hotel, celebrities enjoyed fabulous gifts from luxury vendors. Always including a charitable aspect, The Creative Coalition, Lambda LegalGUARDaHEART Foundation and spcaLA were all present as well.

Attendees included: Host of the Emmy Awards, Neil Patrick Harris, Tony Hale (Emmy® winner for best supporting actor in a comedy “Veep”), Ed O’Neill (“Modern Family”, winning 2 Primetime Emmy® awards), RJ Mitte (“Breaking Bad”, Primetime Emmy® Award winner), Lesley Nicol (“Downton Abbey”, Primetime Emmy® Award winner), Nominees Matt LeBlanc (“Episodes”), Harry Hamlin (“Mad Men”), Linda Cardellini (“Mad Men”), Travis Wall (“So You Think You Can Dance”), Chris Noth (“The Good Wife”), Jackson Pace (“Homeland”), Lori Greiner (“Shark Tank”), Mary Murphy (“So You Think You Can Dance”), “Dancing with the Stars” colleagues Karina Smirnoff & Gleb Savchenko and “Veep” stars Matt Walsh, Reid Scott, Sufe Bradshaw, Timothy Simons and many more!

Some of our favorite vendors were: imPRESS Press On Manicure by Broadway Nails gifting nail products and free manicures; HEADWARE gifting beautiful scarves that are just in time for Fall; TC Intimates gifting luxurious shapewear for women who want to look their best; BarkBox for pet owners that like to spoil their pups. They gifted a one-month subscription to their online service for doggie goodies, and No Think Diet gifted lifetime memberships to their daily meal plan and exercise program.

Other fantastic gifts were given from The St. Regis Aspen and Bora Bora Resorts, Palace Resorts and Caribbean Living, Helzberg Diamonds, Barbar Hair Tools, The Artisan Group, The Sweat Shop LA, Sb Collections, Pelo Hair Los Angeles, Planet.ECO,, ChildSupport, Gratitude Couture, Sequin Wines, Prima Dolce Company – Bella’s Fruit Compotes, Ike’s Love & Sandwiches LLC, Blondie’s Cookies, Cocopotamus Chocolate, Oasis Mediterranean Cuisine, Lovely Candy Co., Cookie Daddy, Total Wine & More and Truett Hurst.

A fun added bonus to the event was Action Flipbooks being on site to help guests create their own animated video flipbooks. We must say that GBK never disappoints!