The stars hit the beach in Santa Monica for the 2013 Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, and as they celebrated the event, many stars also took time out to get their hands on some great gifts – and it was all for a great cause.
Stars including Kerry Washington, Jeremy Renner, Nina Dobrev, Chris Tucker, Common, Hannah Simone, Marcia Gay Harden, Kyle MacLachlan, Quvenzhane Wallis, Emily Mortimer, Bryan Cranston, Sharon Lawrence and Jason Schwartzman, all stopped by the Official Presenter Gift Lounge Produced by On 3 Productions backstage at the Independent Spirit Awards.
Jeremy Renner helped raise money for charity by stopping by Mattel Games, as he scooped up a one-year membership to Crunch and a private island getaway from Caribbean Living Magazine to the private island of Cayo Espanto Resort…
“Django Unchained” and “Scandal” star Kerry Washington helped raise money for charity by stopping by Mattel Games…
The talented pint-sized “Beasts of the Southern Wild” actress Quvenzhané Wallis proved a true-movie buff answering a trivia question from Mattel’s Pass the Popcorn! Game before the question was even finished! Alongside her mother, Qulyndreia Wallis, the actress touched up her hair with GKhair’s Mini-Iron and was overheard saying, “Mama! I need this”…
“Silver Linings Playbook” star Chris Tucker was spotted leaving with Jabra headphones & the new Sookbox…
Rapper Common picked up some silk sheets from Manito Linens, candles from Larissa Love Cosmetics and Jabra Solemate speakers…
Other goodies the stars scooped up backstage in the Official Gift Lounge: Thursday Friday handbags, Blessed & Cursed denim, luxury skin care for mother and baby from Perfect Pearl, and gift collections from Murad Skincare and Sania’s Brow Bar.
Items in the lounge included:
MATTEL Pass The Popcorn! Game: The movie-guessing game where players are given clues about a film based on it’s actors, characters, story or quotes and must race to be the first to correctly identify the movie. The movie-guessing game is a ticket for fast-paced movie fun! www.Shop.mattel.com
FASHION FORMS Lingerie Accessories for the Red Carpet & Beyond: Imagination is our foundation. Fashion Forms is committed to delivering innovative bras and accessories for women’s changing needs and desires. www.fashionforms.com
GKhair On-the-Go Gift Collection: GKhair is the only taming, after care and styling products that are fortified with the signature ingredient, Juvexin. This exclusive gift set contains GKhair Dry Shampoo, GKhair Shaping Wax, GKhair Light Hold Hairspray, GKhair Serum and a GKhair Mini-Iron. In addition, stars may receive GKhair’s ELITE BLACKARD which grants première VIP access for GKhair’s tantalizing taming treatment, fortified with Juvexin and created to manage tresses and control frizz, at the prestigious Lea Journo Spa located in the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills. “It’s all about beautiful hair.” www.gkhair.com
JABRA Solemate, JABRA Vox Headphones and Gift Card for JABRA REVO Headphones: Jabra Solemate is the go-anywhere, do-anything portable speaker with massive sound that lets you take your music everywhere. Optimized for superior performance with portable devices. Jabra Vox packs powerful Dolby® sound and convenient features. Tangle-free, reinforced cords allow you to grab and go. Stars will be among the first to experience the Jabra REVO, [not yet available at retail] a pair of headphones where powerful sound meets ultimate durability. www.jabra.com
CARIBBEAN LIVING MAGAZINE Gift Certificate for a 3-Night, All-Inclusive Stay on the Luxury Private Island of Cayo Espanto: The luxury travel magazine that takes readers beyond the beach is gifting stars the opportunity to discover their own private island at Cayo Espanto Resort in Belize, where paradise and luxury come together as one. A five star, world-class resort for those who demand the best life has to offer. www.caribbeanlivingmagazine.com / www.aprivateisland.com
CRUNCH 1-Year Gym Membership & Private Training Session: With awesome classes, shiny machines and things to punch, Crunch has something for everyone. And with a free private training session you’ll have no excuse not to get your sweat on! www.crunch.com
THURSDAY FRIDAY Handbags: A handbag company with a sense of humor! Beginning in 2010 with their classic Together bag, t/f has created democratic cotton canvas totes printed on all sides with images of an exclusive leather luxury icon. www.thufri.com
MANITO LINENS Luxury Silk Bedding: Stars will receive a set of Manito’s luxury silk pillow cases or pillow shams along with a luxury silk sleeping mask, to ensure a perfect night’s sleep! Made from 100% Mulberry silk, Manito provides North America’s finest silk bedding for unmatched luxury and comfort. Silk breathes naturally, so Manito bedding keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter for comfortable sleeping year-round. www.manitosilk.com
BLESSED & CURSED Premium Denim: Men’s and women’s jeans in different fabrics & patterns made from high-end Japanese denim. www.blessedcursed.com
SOOKBOX: Empowers users to enjoy media and applications on whatever device they choose, controlled from their handheld! Not yet available at retail, stars will be among the first to experience this exciting new technology! www.sookbox.com
PERFECT PEARL Luxury Skin Care Collection for Mother & Baby: Presented by Pearl World Inc., Perfect Pearl™ is a complete line of luxury skincare for mother and baby that delivers the calming, soothing and illustrious benefits of exotic pearls. www.pearlworldinc.com
MARCHON INC. Custom Fittings for Designer Sunglasses including Jil Sander, Karl Lagerfeld, Michael Kors, Fendi and More. www.marchon.com
LARISSA LOVE COSMETICS Made in the U.S.A. Luxury Collection of Votive Candles: Handcrafted from natural ingredients such as coconut oil, with classic signature fragrances imported from France that will permeate a room and create a beautiful ambiance. This exclusive candle collection showcases just one of the many luxurious products featured in Larissa Loves Cosmetics’ complete men’s and women’s bath & body collection. www.larissalovecosmetics.com
--MURAD Exclusive Gift Set of Men’s Cleansing Shave, Men’s Razor Burn Rescue, Oil-Free Sunscreen SPF 30 and more to help your skin look Better Every Day! www.murad.com
--SANIA’S BROW BAR Luxurious Angled Mechanical Brow Pencil & Slanted Tip Tweezers from NYC’s Eyebrow Expert, Sania Vucetaj! www.saniasbrowbar.com
The lounge was produced by On 3 Productions, the leader in celebrity gifting backstage at entertainment’s most exclusive events! www.on3productions.com.