Friday, February 13, 2015

Bergman's 7th Annual Oscar Party Attracts Celebs

 Renee Taylor (2nd from left) and Joe Bologna (right) 
with title sponsor MD Sun Skin Care execs

Fig & Olive, which features gourmet cuisine from the French and Italian Rivieras – opened its doors Thursday to host Doris Bergman’s Style Lounge and Party – the first tribute of the season, honoring the upcoming 87th Annual Academy Awards.  More than 100 of Hollywood’s finest turned out to celebrate and honor the film industry’s Oscar® nominated actors, former Oscar® winners, nominees, stylists and industry VIPs.   

The invitation-only event, hosted by MD Sun Skin Care and presented by Pura d’or Hair Care, showcased an array of fashion for him and her including couture gowns, bespoke tuxedos & suits, the finest in beauty, skin & hair care, jewelry collections, accessories, chic chapeaus, timepieces, fragrances, fashion-forward footwear, unique spirits, delectable sweets and much more!  

 Lisa Vidal (Being Mary Jane) and Silvana K. Designs

Elise Robertson & Marnette Patterson (Oscar Nominated Movie “American Sniper”), Oscar Nominee Danielle Brisebois (Original Song “Lostt Stars” from “Begin Again”), Kenny Chin (Oscar Nominated Move “Birdman”), Maddalena Ischiale (Oscar Nominated Movie “Unbroken”), Manny Marroquin (Oscar Nominated Original Song “Glory” from “Selma”), Melora Hardin (Golden Globe Winning Comedy “Transparent”), Trinity Simone (Oscar Nominated Move “Selma”) joined former Oscar Nominees Renee Taylor & Joe Bologna, Hollywood Icon & former Golden Globe Nominee Lainie Kazan, Greg Grunberg (“Masters of Sex”), Hollywood Icon, Deidre Hall, Dennis Christopher (“Django Unchained”), Jackson Pace (“Homeland”), Comedian Kevin Farley, John Savage, Kelsey Scott (2014 Oscar-winning film “Twelve Years a Slave”), Lisa Vidal “Being Mary Jane”), Michael Welch (“Twilight” Trilogy), Richard Grieco (“22 Jump Street”), and multiple award-winning actor Chris McDonald, to name a few who were among the cadre of celebrities and industry VIPs who were treated to the best of the best!

(l-r) Rosa Blasi and Lisa Ann Walter with Telic Footwear

Melora Hardin, (Transparent) with presenting sponsor
Pura d'or Hair Care

In the spirit of giving back, Wednesday’s Child is our official charity and will be on-site collecting new, unwrapped gifts – clothing, accessories, electronics, sporting equipment, monetary donations, etc., for a Post-Holiday Gift Drive.   All guests are encouraged to donate at least one item for teens in foster care aged 13-18.  Let’s spread the love by lending a helping hand so that these young people can look forward to a spectacular start for the New Year! 

In the spirit of giving back, guests made a monetary donation and/or donated a new,unwrapped gift 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, William Wong.  “This event reaches far beyond the Hollywood ‘glitz’ and into the heart and soul.  All of the guests and sponsors were extremely generous!  We have formed new relationships which extend beyond the event and, additionally, Bergman invites 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 sponsors was tremendous!” added Wong.

Gifts and services were provided by:

MD Sun Skin Care, Pura d’or Hair Care, Whirl-a-Style, Handmade Hearts by Hillel, Nitrocream, Bling It Hat Designs, Silvana K. Jewelry Designs, DI Snapback, Microderm 360, Kama Sutra, Samiah Fine Clothing, My Saint My Hero, Twisted Silver, Perch Jewelry, Single Dress, Kaya Di Koko, Single Underwear, Spongelle, Art Lewin Bespoke, Tequila Azul Imperial, Telic Footwear, Drink Hint, Sue Wong, The Virgin Cure, Arbonne, Model In A Bottle, My Dog Nose It, Shangri La Luxury, Shoppe 815, Color Wow, Tanus Designs Jewelry, Ofenbacher Fudge, GUESS,  Luna Bar & Clif Bar & Veved Ice Vodka.

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