Sunday, September 22, 2019

Doris Bergman Hosts Star-Studded 10th Annual Luxury Lounge in Honor of the Emmy Awards

By Darlene Donloe

The Emmy Awards season wouldn’t be complete without a star-studded Doris Bergman soiree.

Well, consider the season in full swing as Bergman recently hosted her 10th Annual Luxury Lounge & Party at the Fig & Olive restaurant in West Hollywood.

Fig & Olive Restaurant
Doris Bergman
More than 100 of Hollywood's insiders attended the enviable invitation-only event held in honor of the Emmy Awards, television’s biggest night, set to air on Fox today, Sunday, Sept 22, at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. 

Emmy-winner Glynn Turman

(l) Richard Grieco (21 Jump Street) with True Gold's Tyler Sample

Rebecca Metz

Some of those on hand for the festivities were 2019 Emmy nominee Glynn Turman (How To Get Away With Murder), former Oscar nominees  Edward James Olmos and Eric Roberts, Grammy-winners Bonnie and Anita Pointer (The Pointer Sisters),  Rebecca Metz (Better Things), previous Emmy winners Patrika Darbo and Kim Estes, Makenzie Moss (The Unicorn).

Brian J. White
Edward James Olmos
John Brotherton (Fuller House) with Pachamama CBD Products
Makenzie Moss of (The Unicorn)
(l-r) Maddie Marks and Jeremy Jackson

Karen Haines of Spa Girl and actress Dee Wallace
Art Lewin debuted his new signature pens
Photo by @demigoddesschronicle

Jeryl Prescott (Swampthing) is with Art Lewin
whose accessories are always a hit!

Norm Nixon

Dee Wallace with
Ashley Blaine Featherson

Patrika Darbo

Other celebs on hand included Marilu Henner, Dee Wallace, Tristan Rogers, and Deidre Hall, previous Emmy nominees Shanti Lowry and Miles Tagtmeyer, John Brotherton (Fuller House), Danielle Nicolette (The Flash), Deborah Joy Winans (Greenleaf), former Golden Globe nominee Steven Bauer, Chris Browning (Bosch), Jeryl Prescott (Swampthing), Brian J. White (Ambition), Keo Motsepe (Dancing With The Stars), Award-winning actress Kimberly Elise, former  Los Angeles Laker Norman Nixon, Sofia Milos, William McNamara, and Ryan Ochoa (Pair of Kings).

The event, hosted by and presented by Precious Vodka & PRSVR, was complemented by Fig & Olive cuisine, lively music, camaraderie and lots of swag. A good time was had by all.

Kate Linder (Young and the Restless) and's Alma M. Callan (right)

Green Goddess Collective
(l-r) Josh Hoy and Jordan Gray
The Rule of Nines by Kathlyn Heim

Sue Wong

Some of the goodies participants walked away with inside the 2019 Luxury Lounge & Party was fashion for him and her including couture gowns, bespoke tuxedos, and suits, men and women’s casual wear, chic chapeaus, vegan leather bags, beauty, skin & hair care, Cannabis, and CBD products, jewelry, accessories, Napa Valley wines, health foods, scented candles, Bulgarian vodka, and gourmet sweets.

The B2wins
Brazilian Twins
Walter Caldas and Wagner Caldas

The crowd was serenaded by The B2wins, twin brothers from Rio de Janeiro who perform on violin and ukulele.

Twisted Silver is always a crowd-pleaser

(l-r) Stacy Haiduk (Days of Our Lives), Deborah Mitchell of Twisted Silver
and Eric Martsolf (Days of Our Lives)

(l-r) Angelo Ortiz of Browlesque and Victor of Influence Effect

Jacob Hassidim
Spa Girl Cocktails served up some delicious drinks 

Swag and amenities were provided by Green Goddess Collective; Popcornopolis; Spa Girl Cocktails; Zirconmania; Diamond Veneer; Author Kathlyn Heim The Rules of Nine; Twisted Silver; Debbi DiMaggio; Hint; Pia Gladys Perey Designs; O Skin & Med Spa; Browlesque;, Charise Noel Jewelry; My Saint My Hero Blessing Bracelets; Art Lewin Bespoke; Sue Wong Couture; True Gold Honey; LuLaRoe Clothing; Pachamama CBD Products; PRSVR; Beviva Foods; Kam Shield; Lucy Pet Foundation Dog Treats; Harvest Snaps; Sea Snacks; Green Goo Skin Care; Dog TV; Beauty Kitchen; Rock Your Hair; The Hollywood Trinity; Emmy’s Hope Dog Accessories; Chapstick Lip Balm; Cameo Social Media App and VIP gift bags provided by Popcornopolis.

This year highlighted hope & grace wines presented hope & grace (Dry Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon), which began its journey as a winery in 2001 with a small production of Pinot Noir from the Santa Lucia Highlands.

Margaret Williamson and Diego Valdes

PRSVR, described as an Elevated Design House, is owned by husband and wife Brandon and Margaret Williamson, who described the brand as “mid-tier luxury”. The company’s $98 stash box, made of vegan leather, was a hit. The collections focus is on outerwear, accessories, and footwear. Celebrities wearing PRSVR include Diddy, Nelly, Derrick Rose, Tank, Kevin Durant, LaLa, Rel Howery, David Tutera, singers Neyo, and Anthony Hamilton and more.

(l-r) Karina Safaoui and Jo Buenavista
O Skin & Med Spa

Karina Safaoui, publicist for O Skin & Med Spa said the company’s sunscreen “takes care of the skin inside out and brightens the skin.”

Beviva Foods

Sylvia Tam, Beviva Foods owner, said she named the company, which features plant-based mini-meals - after her children – Benjamin, Viani, and Vanessa. Beviva is a healthy way to snack and features foods persons can eat on the go. It’s digestion supporting, dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free and contains antioxidants.

Charise Noel of Charise Noel Jewelry
Photo by @demigoddesschronicle

Charise Noel Jewelry

Since she began participating in Doris Bergman events, Charise Noel said her company is enjoying a lot more exposure. Several celebrities, including Rebecca Metz and Mary Lou Henner, are now wearing her unique magnetic jewelry.

In the spirit of giving back, guests and sponsors made monetary donations and/or donated unwrapped gifts for young adults (ages 13-18) for a pre-holiday gift drive benefiting 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’ young adults 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,” said social worker, Dr. William Wong.  Bergman always invites at least two foster youth to join in on the festivities and experience what it feels like to be treated like a VIP.


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