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Haven Pre-Oscars 2009 Gift House Review - Where Film, Fashion, and Photography Collided

By Adriana Davalos

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2009 Oscar weekend was loaded with celebrity gifting all over Hollywood. Celebrities were cited in numerous places but the main event was at the 2009 Oscar Haven Gift House in Beverly Hills, Ca. Colliding to form a new venue of celebrity gifting—film, fashion, and photography was celebrated with photo portraits, live fashion shows, performances, and media.

Myself with another guest having a great time!

February 18th through 20th—celebrities were spoiled with three days of spa services, pampering, and live entertainment. In the daytime, services received were: WARREN-TRICOMI hair care, OPI nail products and services, and American Laser Centers; professional photo consultation from SONY and SPLASHLIGHT STUDIOS; Moxi HD DVR; Sony BRAVIA HDTVs and Blu-ray Disc Players and Foster Grant legendary family of eyewear, self-publishing services from BLURB; and many more.

Through out the three nights celebrities were able to enjoy a World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Evening of Cocktails; Jamie Kennedy's special Academy Award Week celebration by Stardust Pictures/Jizzy Entertainment with special guest performances by Sony Music Artists Chris Mann and Guy Sebastian; and an Evening of Fashion at Haven with designers Yansi Fugel, Born Uniqorn, and Russell Simmons Argyleculture featuring the Paris Hilton Footwear Collection.

Celebrities In Attendance Included: Rosario Dawson, Zooey Deschanel, Kerry Washington, Taraji P. Henson, Queen Latifah, Paris Hilton, Russell Simmons, AnnaLynne McCord, Paula Abdul, Kara Dioguardi, Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kendra Wilkinson, Alyssa Milano, Taryn Manning, Dustin Lance Black, Robert Buckley, Megan Good, Gilles Marini, James Denton, Dana Delany, Jamie Kennedy, Frances Fisher, Tim Daly, Leven Rambin, Hill Harper, Tichina Arnold, Mary Lou Henner, Caroline D’Amore, David Hyde Pierce, James Kyson Lee, Daniel Stern, Nole Marin, Aaron Carter, Brittny Gastineau, Lisa Gastineau, Bai Ling, Harry Hamlin, Barry Bostwick, Sharon Lawrence, Stephen Collins, Tamala Jones, Jonathan Bennett, Jorge-Luis Pallo, Mary Murphy, Lance Gross, Eva Marcille, Brian White, Ashley Scott, Joshua LeBar, Lady Victoria Hervey, Amber Lake, Ashley Paige, The Miz, Cara Santana, Chudney Ross,  Jana Kramer, Janine Kenra, Jessica Kinni, Ken Davitian, Tessa Thompson, Tiffany Dupont, Vanessa Lengies, Vik Sahay, Benji Schwimmer, Joel Rush, Kevin Sorbo, Molly Shea, Scott Elrod, Drew Seeley, Moran Atias, Kelvon Brown, Patricia Kara, Amy Paffrath, Andrea Schroeder, Alex Quinn, Cambrie Schroeder, Nathan Ford, Andy Whitfield, Rik Young, Cassandra Hepburn, and Roger Cross.

Haven was the hot spot to be during 2009 Oscar weekend; celebrity pampering and services galore mixed with art, fashion, and entertainment sure made Haven a spectacular event for the Academy Awards! The guest list was amazing! The entertainment was amazing! The gifts and the whole entire event was nothing less than—amazing!

Check out some of the items received:

Magali Designs

Magali Designswww.MagaliDesigns.com

Launched in Spring 2007, Magali Design created the four Diamond Lines of handbags: the luxe Diamond, the girlie Heart, the sporty Spade and the funky Club. The Diamond Lines of hipbags are the stylish way to carry your belongings hands free. When walking your dog, traveling, shopping, or even having a night on the town, the Magali hipbag is the stylish way to do it!

Cure Natural Aqua Gel

Cure Natural Aqua Gel

Made in Japan Cure Natural Aqua Gel is a liquid product that works like an exfoliator. Cure removes dead skin cells by reacting to the protein from your skin to take away extra amino acids. Cure also improves the texture of your skin without using harsh chemicals and ingredients like AHA.

Sculptz® Shapewear

Scupltz® Shapewearwww.SculptzShapewear.com

A woman's silhouette is meant to be smooth and shapely, Sculptz® Shapewear has recognized that in creating their newly available line. Exclusive shaping control panels accent your curves by flattening your tummy, lifting your rear and slimming your hips and thighs.  Plus the specially engineered nylon/spandex blend gives you a smooth line and shapely look without ever squeezing, pinching or binding. 
 Sculptz® Shapewear is designed to shape your body beautifully
(and comfortably).

Phifer Reader®www.PhiferReader.com

Grab for the handle & scoot! It holds books and magazines of all sizes and thicknesses.  With its patented side-reading feature, the PhiferReader® allows hands-free reading in almost any situation. Made of durable lightweight plastic, the PhiferReader® can stand up to the toughest jobs and will always be there when you need that extra hand.

Grant Foster Sunglasses

Foster Grant Sunglasseswww.FosterGrant.com

Foster Grant has been around since 19191, even Elvis had a pair of Foster Grant. Foster Grant offers a huge array of styles designed to meet all your individual needs. In fact, nobody sells more sunglasses in the world than Foster Grant. Foster Grant makes every pair of sunglasses from lightweight, durable materials, built for quality and value.

Kenneth Jay Lane

Kenneth Jay Lanewww.KennethJayLane.net

Kenneth Jay Lane’s costume jewelry has been worn by the most renowned fashion icons of our time including the English Princess and the Duchess of Windsor. People are paying numerous amounts of money at auctions just to own Kenneth Jay Lane’s Designs! From necklaces to bracelets to rings, Kenneth Jay Lane will have the beautiful jewelry you are looking for!

Other Vendors Included:
Power Plate
Gudnitz Couture
Lovely Lashes
Hoover Vacuum
Beach Bandals

Published on Jun 02, 2011

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