West Hollywood — On Thursday, February 21, 2019, Fig & Olive – THE newly remodeled Hollywood Hotspot on Melrose Place which features gourmet cuisine from the French and Italian Rivieras – opened its doors to commemorate Doris Bergman’s 11th Annual Pre-Oscar® Style Lounge and Party honoring the upcoming 91st Annual Academy Awards®. Over 100 of Hollywood’s finest turned out to celebrate and pay homage to the film industry’s Oscar® Nominated actors, former Oscar® winners, presenters, stylists and industry VIPS. This highly anticipated invitation-only event, hosted by JONATHAN SWEET OF BUILDING FOR THE STARS and presented by BUYWINE.COM & PRECIOUS VODKA, featured an incredible array of fashion for him and her including couture gowns, bespoke tuxedos & suits, hand-rolled cigars, tech accessories, the finest in beauty, skin & hair care, stunning jewelry collections, gorgeous accessories, French perfume, designer handbags, CBD products, Napa Valley wines, luxury home décor, exotic culinary spices, gourmet cuisine, unique spirits, delectable sweets and much more!
Award-Winning Actors, Esai Morales and Christopher McDonald joined former Oscar Nominee Bruce Dern, Chris Browning (BOSCH), Diedre Hall (Hollywood Icon/”Days of Our Lives”), Jackson Dunn, (Star of Sony Pictures “Brightburn”), Jon Mack (“Pandora’s Box), Kheng Hua Tan (“Star of 2019 Golden Globe Nominated Film “Crazy Rich Asians”), Lydia Cornell, Maria Conchita Alonso, Michael Campion (“Fuller House”), Rex Lee (“Young & Hungry”), Teilor Grubbs (“Hawaii Five-O”, , Hollywood Icon Tristan Rogers, Jenni Farley (“Jersey Shore Family Vacation”), Comedian Judy Tenuta, Candace Rice (“Floribama Shore”), Elena Samodanova (“Dancing With The Stars/”So You Think You Can Dance”), Vincent Spano (“Alive”), Award-Winning Actor William McNamara (“Copycat”), Ryan Ochoa (“Pair of Kings”), Donovan Carter & Kris D. Lofton (HBO’s “Ballers”), to name a few, were among the cadre of celebrities and industry VIPS who were treated to the best of the best!
In the spirit of giving back, guests & sponsors made monetary donations and/or donated unwrapped gifts for young adults (ages 13-18) for a Post-Holiday Gift Drive benefitting ‘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’ children 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,” says social worker, Dr. William Wong. Bergman always invites beloved foster children to join in on the festivities and experience what it feels like to be treated as a VIP.
Gifts and services were provided by:
Jonathan Sweet of Building For The Stars, Buywine.com, Precious Vodka, Montecristo Cigars, Quantum Rejuvenation, Milena’s Boutique, CURTIS & Co. Timepieces, La Cristallerie des Parfum de Paris, Free Bird Remedies, Lasio Hair Care, Beauty Kitchen, S&G THESIGN, Twisted Silver Jewelry, My Saint, My Hero Bracelets, Zirconmania & Diamond Veneer, Timmy Woods Designer Handbags, Sue Wong Couture Gowns & Fragrance, Sugar Me Life, Hint Water, Art Lewin Bespoke Suits & Tuxedos, Spa Girl Vodka, Rock Your Hair, Author Kathleen Heim “The Rules of Nines,” Olecea Beaute, LiquidNano, Junkless Granola Bars, Chapstick, Canteen Wine, Kam Shield, Canteen Wine, Dragon Island Spice Co., Vita Coco, Author Scott Kelley, “We All Die Young,” and VIP Gift Bags provided by BELLA MAGAZINE.