What did the Oscars nominees receive as a special gift?

Oscars 2015 Basket

For 2015, Oscar’s Best Actress Nominees and Best Supporting Actress Nominees received a “CHAMPAGNE WISHES AND GOLDEN DREAMS” basket designed with every woman’s imagined luxuries in mind.  Before the big night the nominees were invited to pamper, toast, treat, and relax like red carpet royalty.

Kerstin Florian International Skincare continued their tradition of celebrating the nominees from this year’s 87th Annual Academy Awards — curating partners to bring together a well-deserved celebratory gift basket designed to pamper, prep, prime, and decompress those pre-Oscar tensions and jitters.

All of the CHAMPAGNE WISHES AND GOLDEN DREAMS were beautifully packaged in one stylish genuine crate with fresh floral arrangement by Floral Art.  The entire basket — delivered with love — includes items retailing for nearly $5000 including the following treats:

Kerstin Florian International – Brightening Collection

With over forty years of experience in spa product formulation, Kerstin Florian introduces a premier line of highly sophisticated skin treatments. Known for their signature essentials, caviar skin care, and correcting lines and treatment protocols at the world’s finest luxury hotels and spas, nominees will receive the Kerstin Floiran Brightening Eye Cream, Brightening Facial Treatment, Brightening Body Scrub, Correcting Firming Cream, Correcting Rescue Cream, Neroli Water, and Brightening Body Peel – each designed to create immediate and visibly radiant skin.  Working with multi-acid complex and botanicals, jojoba, hydrolyzed rice, and mushroom extract — each ingredient is designed to prepare, brighten, tighten, and tone while removing dull skin cells from the surface and revealing a perfectly even red carpet glow.  Collection valued approximately www.kerstinflorian.com.au


VOLUSPA Classic Maison Candle in Laguna

This luxurious candle fragranced with notes of velvet sand and dazzling azure sea is housed in thick, lustrous colored glass and packaged in a crisp paper wrapped box featuring colorful vintage images collaged to illustrate the candle’s oceanic inspiration. Filled with 12 ounces of fine fragranced coconut wax that creates an elegant glow from the full wall of the candle when lit, it is hand-poured with no phthalates, no parabens, no sulfates, no animal testing and 100% cotton wicks. Available at www.Voluspa.com; Available in Australia through www.saison.com.au


Montage Hotel  – Beverly Hills

What more perfect way to relax and rejuvenate than with a deluxe stay for two at the renowned Montage Hotel Beverly Hills where classic European design meets vintage Hollywood glamour.  Guests can enjoy a night stay  and indulge in their heavenly 20,000 square foot oasis Spa Montage complete with mineral wellness pools, sauna steam and a complimentary  90-minute Illuminating Body Treatment to be perfectly pampered from head to toe in the most tranquil, calming surroundings. The Hotel Resort stay and spa treatment also includes breakfast for 2 at the Rooftop Grill. http://www.montagehotels.com/beverlyhills

Ruinart – Blanc de Blanc Champagne

This year’s nominees will toast their Oscar nods with Ruinard Blanc de Blanc Champagne. From the first established Champagne House, made exclusively from 100% Premier Cru Chardonnay grapes, Ruinart Blanc de Blanc is smooth and rounded on the palate. A well balanced, rich, suave, and fresh wine. It is the purest expression of freshness and elegance with notes of citrus, stone fruits, and jasmine. http://www.ruinart.com

Sama Eyewear

Nominees will go for the gold with a pair of frames from Sama Eyewear.  A special custom selection will feature lens technology that layers microns of gold onto the actual lens for a rich, dense look that is 100% opaque and “paparazzi free” but offers a clear, defined and perfect sightline.  Founded in 1997 by designer Sheila Vance, in partnership to fund the Sam Vance Foundation in the memory of her late son, Sam Vance, the company now encompasses the signature  Sama Eyewear line and collaborations with luxury jewelry designer Loree Rodkin and upscale collection Tresor and CODE: LA launching in 2015. A percentage of all sales is donated to the foundation.   A custom fitting for the frames is offered at their Beverly Hills store location collection. www.samaeyewear.com


Kashwére’s luscious robes, baby items, bedding and furnishings have taken Hollywood and the whole nation by storm because it is the Kashwére touch that leaves an  imprint.  The  100% machine washable and dryable with the ultimate in dreamy softness, the comfy robe and slipper set is a perfect pair to slip into at the Montage hotel or at home to cuddle in front of the fire, enjoy a good book, after a bath or to watch a movie.


Youngblood – Founded by Medical Esthetician Pauline Youngblood has developed the finest quality mineral based products that help empower women to look and feel their best.  This year’s nominees will hit the carpet with the Youngblood  Mineral Primer, the perfect colorless base to help enhance the performance of makeup under the lights camera action of any awards show evening. Lightweight, silky and smooth it is packed with minerals and vitamins to protect skin from the environment.  The Youngblood Luminous Crème blush gives cheeks a burst of natural radiance, shimmer and shine.  The product can also be used as a highlighter for extra vibrancy and a perfect finishing touch.  Every nominee will be ready for her close up! http://www.ybskin.com

BOUCHON BAKERY –  Owned by Thomas Keller, Bouchon Bakery in Beverly Hills  (one of 5 locations nationwide) across the Beverly Park from the Montage Hotel and the lower level of the Bouchon Bistro adjacent to Bar Bouchon, is known for signature desserts viennoiserie, confections pastries and tarts, but none more signature than the macaron. Perfectly crisp and chewy, the champagne macarons with gold dust are an ideal sweet that melts in the mouth and brings a smile to the face.  Bouchon www.thomaskeller.com

Wouldn’t it be lovely to receive one of the Oscars hamper?

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