Main Event Red Carpet Lounge & Green Suite 2009 Oscar Suite Review - Debbie Durkin's Fabulous Beauty and Wellness Retreat

Honoring the 81st Annual Academy Awards, Main Event Red Carpet Lounge & Green Suite presented an exclusive Giving/Gifting/Oscars Pampering Suite held at Studio 944 benefiting spcaLA. Celebrities had the “suite” life as they were pampered throughout the whole event.

The lounge was quite the turn out as it pulled in over 400 people in just two days. I can see why the Main Event RedCarpet Lounge & Green Suite wrapped up so many people; luxurious beauty and spa cool eco-treatments such as organic mini-facials, makeup and lash applications, electrotherapy, and hair cutting/styling appointments were recieved. Celebrities were also able to enjoy their sweets and drinks with star-quality edibles such as Carrie Wiatt’s Diet Designs and IZZE signature cocktails!

Of course we cannot forget to mention the pleasure having a Pre-Oscars informal trunk fashion showing of haute couture gowns, celebrity jewelry, women’s designer shoes and handbags, men’s designer shoes and neckties, and a 3-D Lounge presented by Dream Factory Studios.

Even the celebrity’s pets received special Oscar pampering and gifts. Helping  the prevention of animal cruelty, a silent auction of luxury items was held to benefit spcaLA.

Over all the Giving/Gifting/Oscar Pampering Suite was a successful celebration for the celebrities of the 81st Academy Awards. Main Event Red Carpet Lounge & Green Suite knew how to spoil Hollywood’s celebrities making sure they were prepared for the big day!

Attendees included: Director of Oscar-nominated New Boy Steph Green, Producer of Oscar-nominated The Wrestler Scott Franklin, Sterling Beaumon (LOST), Rachelle Carson Begley (Living With Ed), Monica Ford (Obsessed), Kathy Joosten (Desperate Housewives), Rex Lee (Entourage), Gretchen Ross (The Real Housewives of Orange County), Cedric Sanders (American Gangster), Slade Smiley (Date My Ex: Jo & Slade), Amber Stevens (Fired Up), Isabella Thorne (My Own Worst Enemy), Shaun Toub (Iron Man), Nick Verreos (Project Runway & The Style Network)

Check out all the cool gifts and treatments they received in honorarium of the 2009 Oscars!



Celebrities were able to give their pups’ doggie treats that were given to them by spcaLA. Zukes Mini Chicken Treats and Peanut Butter Treats were a real delight for the dogs! They even got a little spoiled with doggie toys such as the Doggie Tugg. I’m sure they had a blast going home that evening with their new goodies!



Men’s neckties were given by the fashion industries new stylish tie trend for men by HUGH SIMMS. Hand made in Los Angeles, men everywhere can now enjoy a new fashion forward tie trend to style their look.

Me To We [Responsible Style]

Me to We: [Responsible Style]

Me to We is a new eco-friendly clothing line geared for the socially conscious consumer.  They pride themselves on their commitment to provide ethically manufactured, quality clothing made using certified organic cotton and bamboo. Me to We provided their organic cotton and bamboo shirts, for the gift lounge, designed with the names each nominated Best Film of the 2009 Academy Awards. Celebrities were able to pick and choose their choice from these authentic pieces of apparel.



Founder of K R O M A Makeup Studio, Lee Tillet created a service for women to become creative with their looks. Tillet provides a service where women can learn and produce beautiful shades to flatter their beauty on any occasion. K R O M A offers services such as: Eyebrow Sculpting, Make-up Lessons, Teen Makeup Lessons, Photography/Video Makeup Lessons, and Pre-Bridal Makeup Lessons. Tillet even provides a complimentary consultation for you to learn how to give you beauty without aging your skin.

The Green Garmento

The Green

The Green Garmento is a reusable dry-cleaning laundry bag that is eco-friendly and affordable. This charming bag can be used as a “hanging hamper,” laundry bag, duffel bag, and carrying bag.  The Green Garmento can hold all of your dry-cleaning and overall it’s just an all-in-one laundry bag making doing the laundry much more convenient than ever before!


Need a lift? LiftKits give men the confidence they deserve with adding a lift to their their step. Created by three guys in Hollywood, they believe if women can add a boost to their confidence with adding certain “cheats” to their game—such as fake eye lashes, push up bras, wearing high heels, and so forth—men should be able to take advantage of a certain quality they can greater to feel better about themselves as well. LiftKits allows men to naturally and comfortably increase their height up to two inches. Feel large and in charge with LiftKits under your step!

Mariah Nicole Makeup & Hair

Mariah Nicole Makeup & Hair

Beginning her talented make-up and hair skills in Hollywood at the age of 16, Mariah Nicole began her services after her attendance to Boston University. Her services include a wide range of selections to fit your needs: Weddings, acting career, or business event. Mariah Nicole’s talented makeup artists and hair stylists’ team have backgrounds in aesthetics and cosmetology. The services of Mariah Nicole will help your event be as beautiful and professional as possible.


Every year, over 5.7 million spa-goers trust the leading luxury British spa and skincare brand Elemis over anything else. The reason for that, Elemis uses a successful combination of natural active ingredients with cutting-edge technology to bring some of the most influential anti-ageing products and professional spa-therapies the beauty industry has yet to encounter. The Elemis’ formulations are specifically crafted to dynamically treat the skin with some of the most powerful results you have ever seen.

Network International,

With over sixteen years of knowledge and experience in the modeling and acting industry, Patrik Simpson created Network International in 1990.  This international scouting headquarters is dedicated to seek out potential models and actors; to design and produce highly marketable portfolios and Zed-Cards, and to present them to motion pictures and fashion industries in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Network International Models and Talent represents men, women and children, all ages and types for all aspects of the entertainment industry. Offices to serve you: Beverly Hills, CA., Scottsdale, AZ., Tucson, AZ., New Orleans, and LA.

My Charmed Pet

My Charmed

Celebrity pets at the suite were won over by My Charmed Pet (MPC) with their quality accessory designs. Los Angeles based fashion designer, Stephanie Fuchs, created My Charmed Pet to give your pets the comfort and style they deserve. The company has established it’s favorable reputation due to the quality and inventiveness of its products and design. Every collar is handcrafted and the most comfortable on the market today. Your pets will look stunning wearing the best of leathers and jewelry from My Charmed Pet.



Custom jewelry designer Shelley Buck has developed a line of jewelry based on nature’s own masterpieces, the flowers, fish, and birds. SHELLRAE DESIGNS is created by Shelley Bucks’ findings from all over the world mixed and paired with Sworovski Crystals, Tahitian pearls, or Bombay diamonds. Bucks’ newest creation was introduced at the gift suite— “HOPE.“HOPE” consists of 1.65ct VS 1 Diamonds, 1ct Rubies, 
1ct Sapphires, 
and 18kt White Gold.



LASHFOOD™ is designed to nourish your lashes with a natural conditioning stimulant. The natural ingredients are used to provide you with impressive results: thicker, darker, stronger, longer, and more beautiful lashes. LASHFOOD™ is applied in the same manner as if applying eyeliner. Apply LASHFOOD™ twice a day, morning and night, and see results within 2-4 weeks!


Electrotherapy is a muscle toning and weight loss for the face and body. Electrotherapy can be used for reducing cellulite, lose inches and pounds, tones and firm any muscle, improve metabolism and circulation, lymphatic drainage, fibromyalgia, muscular injury, elevation of mood and stress relief, and provide anti-aging effects. Electrotherapy is a relaxing and painless way to achieve the body definition you deserve.

Other vendors included:

Cecelia Bythewood
El Mayor Tequila
Ideal Bite: a Sassier Shade of Green
Jennifer Charm
Para-Medical Skin Therapist (Salon Carabella)
Lamborghini Travels
Le Petit Gardenia-Living Art
Michael Haase of Cristophe Beverly Hills styling with Unite Eurotherapy
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Organic Spa Magazine;
Pearl Vodka
Pol’ Atteu, high fashion Haute Couture designer
Pop Chips
Roobios Tea - African Red Tea
Ryan Rowe Men’s Designer Shoes
Salah of Beverly Hills
Skinny Water
The Loft at Liz’s Gallery presents: Gail Rodgers, Bob Francis, Rebecca Molayem, Pamela Mower-Conner, and Monique Birault.

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