NEW YORK, Sep 16, 2014/ —This past week, GBK (gbkproductions.com) – the luxury lifestyle gift lounge and special events company, partnered up with Pilot Pen for a luxury gift and style lounge celebrating New York Fashion Week at the Empire Hotel, New York City.
Over 50 celebrities from the fashion and entertainment industries including Perez Hilton, Jonathan Cheban, and the Cast of Orange is the New Black were pampered with beauty services and gifts from the luxury and lifestyle sponsors.
GBK’s motto for this yearly event is “It’s all about style!”, and everything from jewelry to the ultra stylish array of writing instruments from Pilot Pen made the lounge a true highlight among the Fashion Week festivities.
Highlights of the lounge included gifts from Presenting Sponsors Michael Todd True Organics and Hard Candy. Michael Todd True Organics® is an acknowledged leader in the rapidly growing organic skin care market. Guests took home SONICLEAR – the World’s First Antimicrobial Sonic Skin Cleansing Brush and Sonic Eraser, the first ever serum infuser with a 3-in-1 sonic, ionic and heat based delivery system to maximize the benefits of hydrating skin products. Guests were also treated to makeovers, makeup touch ups, hair and manicures during the event and were gifted an assortment of their makeup from Hard Candy, a lifestyle brand anchored by an edgy cosmetics collection that has redefined makeup in the mass market.
Guests also received other goods and services ranging from fashion and beauty products, to exotic travel destinations and luxury lifestyle products including: gift certificates from Brow Art 23, a fully licensed eyebrow threading boutique; Art-inspired sterling silver jewelry from Cynthia Gale; EMK Beverly Hills, who was offering luxury Beverly Hills anti-aging skin care with exclusive plant placenta formulation; JeJu Sixteen Water – water that is naturally purified through 16 layers of volcanic bedrock; Glass Beads Woven Bracelets and Glass Beads Woven Tassel necklaces from LUMINITA; Palace Resorts in association with Caribbean Living gifted a four day/three night stay for two at the brand’s signature property, Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort; monogram necklaces from Jane Basch Jewelry; Gift certificates and SnapBacks from Robdechi; Hydroxycut Drops; Skinny Coconut Oil – the only 100% RAW, supplement grade coconut oil in the world from Skinny&Co.; a lovely collection of trendy jewelry, spa and bath products, fine art photography, and other handcrafted gifts from The Artisan Group® ; and edgy and sophisticated shoes from Princess London Shoes.
No GBK lounge would be complete without a charitable component, and this year’s beneficiary was Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research. Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research funds the nation’s best and brightest scientific investigators with eighty-nine cents of every dollar raised directly funding doctors whose goal is to improve the efficacy of cancer treatments, reduce their toxicity and improve the quality of life of patients with leukemia, lymphoma and related cancers.
About GBK: Formerly GBK Productions, is a luxury lifestyle gifting and special events company, specializing in entertainment marketing integration. Formed in 2000 by Gavin Keilly, the company’s Founder and CEO, GBK consists of five divisions: GBK Celebrity Gifting, GBK Special Events, GBK Weddings, GBK Charitable Consulting and GBK Marketing/Public Relations. Widely known in the entertainment industry for bringing that little extra something into the Gifting Lounge environment, GBK offers its clients a full range of marketing services. For more information on Gavin B. Keilly (CEO), Carla Domen (VP) or GBK, please go to gbkproductions.com.
[DARBY RADCLIFF] Photo Credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images for GBK