On Thursday, September 16, 2021, La Boheme -- THE iconic West Hollywood Restaurant on Santa Monica Boulevard, opened its doors to Bergman’s Luxury Lounge & Luncheon -- in celebration of the upcoming 73rd Annual Emmy® Awards. Over 100 of Hollywood’s finest turned out to celebrate and honor the television industry’s Emmy® Nominated actors, former Emmy® winners, presenters, stylists, and industry VIPS. This highly anticipated invitation-only event, hosted by Precious Vodka and presented by The Abingdon Co., Bergman showcased an incredible array of fashion for him and her including couture gowns, bespoke tuxedos & suits, men & women’s casual wear, fancy footwear, fabulous timepieces, vegan leather bags, the finest in beauty, skin & hair care, outrageous CBD products, stunning jewelry collections, gorgeous accessories, health foods, scented candles, La Boheme signature cuisine, Bulgarian vodka, organic Tequila, delectable gourmet sweets and much more. (The special attraction? Live from Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, was Minneapolis-based ‘80’s Pop Group -- “The Jets” -- who made their “luxury lounge” debut with VAI -- their own brand of CBD Wellness Water!)
2021 Daytime Emmy Winner/Best Actress Jodi Long (“Dash & Lilly,” 2021 Emmy Nominee Anna Maria Horsford, Former Oscar Nominee Bruce Dern, Multiple Award-winning Actors Bill Duke & Maria Conchita Alonso, former Emmy Winner/Best Actor Kim Estes, John Otto (Platinum/Grammy Winning Drummer LIMP BIZKIT,) Kylee D. Allen, Lucius Baston & Mychal Bella Bowman (2021 Emmy Nominated Series/”The Underground Railroad”,) Former Emmy Winners Tristan Rogers (“General Hospital”) and Victoria Konefall (“Days of Our Lives,”) Abraham Lim (Lead role in “Clickbait” - #1 show on Netflix,) Victoria Park (“The Flash,”) Jasmine Davis (“The Chi,”) Laila Odom “Salt ‘N Pepa,”) Jake Busey (“Stranger Things,”) Jean Elie (“Insecure,”) Jeryl Prescott (“All The Queens Men,”) Hollywood Royals -- Joely Fisher & Tricia Fisher, Julio Macias (“Selena” & “On My Block,”) Michael Campion (“Fuller House,”) Miles Tagtmeyer (2018 Emmy Nominee,) Naomi Grossman & Selena Sloan (“American, Horror Stories,”) Chris Browning (“Bosch” & “The Lincoln Lawyer,”) Sofia Milos (“CSI: Miami & “The Sopranos,”) Ryan Ochoa (“Pair of Kings”), to name a few, were among the cadre of celebrities and industry VIPS who were treated to the best of the best!
All of the vendors featured a beautiful presentation with outstanding accessories, fabulous fashion for him and her, healthy foods, high-quality beauty products, and refreshing beverages (everything from crisp apple water from hint water to Precious Vodka). This was the "it" soiree with an incredible array of top-notch vendors and products and an overall theme of sustainability. Also, La Bohome offered an incredible lunch to enjoy. So let's get into it!
Ingrained in history dating back to the 17th Century, Precious Vodka (preciousvodka.com) blends both the finest ingredients and a meticulous crafting process, delivering a pure flavor that can only be described as Ultra-Premium. Precious Vodka exemplifies the aura of humankind and partners perfectly with friendship and fun and creating precious moments that build an unbreakable bond.
At Custom Candle Co (customcandleco.com), they recycle used and unwanted liquor bottles, cut and polish each bottle to create a beautiful gift or keepsake. The result is beautiful. Choose from their full selection of beer, wine, and liquor bottles. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, you can send them an email and they will be more than happy to assist you.
VAI Wellness (https://vaiwellness.com) uses superior technology and advanced production processes to create a line of high-quality CBD-infused products that truly aid in the health and wellness of its users. VAI Wellness products revolve around the mentality of always pushing through, “Going Forward” and providing the all-natural benefits of CBD for those intending to live a healthy, active lifestyle.
On a warm, September day in L.A., hint water comes in perfectly. Born in San Francisco, hint, inc. (drinkhint.com) was founded in 2005 by entrepreneur Kara Goldin. It started as a healthy lifestyle brand best known for its flagship product, hint water- a delicious, unsweetened flavored water. Kara started the company with a simple idea: to make water that tastes great, to do away with all the sugar and diet sweeteners, and to give her family and friends something better that they would love. Kara Goldin has done just that!
True Gold (truegoldhoney.com ) was such a Standout Product and is literally the best-tasting honey in a variety of flavors. It is owned by mother-son duo Sarah and Tyler Sample, 3rd and 4th generation beekeepers. All of their honey comes from their bee farm, Sample Family Apiaries. They constantly monitor the hives, ensuring they are healthy, strong, and safe, so their bees can focus on the important work of pollinating and making honey. They harvest the honey by hand to keep it as raw and pure as possible, using sustainable practices to reduce waste and keep their impact on the earth to a minimum. All so you can enjoy honey that bursts with local flavor and has all its natural benefits intact.
The Abingdon Co. (https://www.theabingdonco.com/) consists of fashionable and functional watches. They are the only quality watch brand for adventurous women. Flying, scuba diving, base jumping, motocross and race car driving, shooting – things that are not traditionally done by women. They are women who work hard and play hard. They know how an engine works or why a decompression stop is essential. These women can put rounds on target and throw an uppercut. And they always strive for more. The watches are also gorgeous with an amazing aesthetic.
Delicious and refreshing! Drawn to the idea of customizable food," Rob West wanted to apply this to adults -- with a background in chemistry, Rob went to work to develop a method to freeze ice cream using nothing but liquid nitrogen. Finding success, and a pretty cool way to make a delicious and customizable treat, Rob opened his first Sub Zero Ice Cream (www.subzeroicecream.com) in 2004. I tried the raspberry sorbet and it was excellent.
My Saint, My Hero (mysaintmyhero.com) is purpose-driven fashion infused with intention. They create wearable blessings that empower global communities through meaningful work and remind us that we are loved, blessed, and protected. They are simple pieces with a big impact. They exist to remind you of your worth, your impact within your community, and your imprint on the world. They want to disrupt the disconnect, cultivate community, and activate kindness every day. These bracelets are super unique in aesthetic and purpose. They are the perfect layering pieces. They believe that "Together we all make a difference." The My Saint, My Hero 'be kind humankind' empowers a small village in Uganda by offering sustainable work for women and providing a safe, educational environment for children. This is super inspiring.
Hypo (hypofootwear.com) began to take shape in 2015. They wanted to create a fresh new face to the sneaker world -- a junction of style and performance. After a year and a half of researching, designing, and developing, Hypo was born. They believe that within each of us lies a competitor, a part of us that strives for greatness. Hypo was brought into existence with the mentality of pursuing greatness while catching excellence along the way. Their mission is to bring comfort and style to the innovator within all of us.
In her outlook and in her designs, Sue Wong (www.suewong.com) honors the goddess force - the universal feminine energy that allows women to transcend their time and place. Capturing that spirit with accessible designs with exceptional glamour and beauty, Sue Wong has found a calling she revels in as a couturier to every woman. Her designs are timeless and romantic. The clothes simply take on a power of their own.
Milena offers Freshly-made products. The line includes organic body creams/butter, organic, kosher shea butter, and coconut candles. Celebrities love the luxurious, non-toxic, and healthy candles found only at www.milenala.com located in Los Angeles. Milena L.A. is famous for the various types of quality items they carry. Most items found at the boutique are handmade or handcrafted. From the French word for "shop," the boutique is a small shopping outlet specializing in elite and fashionable items such as Shea, Apricot, and Coconut candles.
Art Lewin of Bespoke (artlewinbespoke.com) is always a standout vendor. All Art Lewin Bespoke suits are handmade in his shop in order to maintain the highest quality. All of the Bespoke suits are hand cut and handmade, right down to the boutonniere and coat button holes by their skilled tailors.
Beauty Kitchen (www.beautykitchen.net) was started by founder Heather Marianna. Her products are luscious and very healthy. Beauty Kitchen was born from the belief that the world deserves 100% natural skincare and cosmetics without the use of chemical preservatives. The all-encompassing, luxurious at-home spa experience is for the modern-day glamour girl at an affordable price. With Beauty Kitchen and its luxurious products, you can bring the spa to your home.its
Twisted Silver (www.twisted-silver.com) is a distinct line of jewelry by eco-designer Debra Dawson Mitchell, who skillfully designs pieces to be timeless, convertible, and eco-friendly. You will spot this down-to-earth brand on the runways of Fashion Week, pages of glossy magazines, and red carpets all over Hollywood.
The best part? In the spirit of giving back, guests & sponsors made monetary donations and/or donated unwrapped gifts for young adults (ages 13-18) for a Pre-Holiday Gift Drive benefiting ‘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’ young adults 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 at least 2 foster youth to join in on the festivities and experience what it feels like to be treated like a VIP. http://www.foxla.com/wednesdays-child
Welcome to Spongellé, (www.spongelle.com) where they create your self-care oasis. Using patented technology and innovative delivery systems, they dispense their blend of high-quality moisturizers, botanicals, sea minerals, antioxidant, and anti-aging ingredients to create a multi-use body wash infused buffers. Spongelle's patented formula provides the same benefits as traditionally packaged skincare, but as a simple and effective 4-in-1 product, eliminating the need for your bottle of body wash, loofah, exfoliator, and moisturizer. Made with love in Los Angeles, California.
Timmy Woods (www.timmywoods.com) is a globally renowned premier handbag designer whose custom and one-of-a-kind wooden and leather handbags have been showcased internationally on television, in print, in select online stores both major and boutique, and on runways and red carpets.
Timmy Woods designer handbags have gained extreme popularity and acclaim in the fashion world, as well as on many programs, including the Jupiter Shop Channel in Japan, TVSN Australia, HSN, QVC USA, and the Thai Home Shopping Network, to name a few.
When it comes to designing personalized unique handbags, Timmy has become a preeminent fashion pioneer and a household name - Timmy's designs have been worn or shown in many fashion spreads, red carpet events, and galas, as well as many Hollywood premieres. Timmy has a design for everyone, from affordable fashion accessories to impressive one-of-a-kind Swarovski crystal-studded gems like the White House handbag.
Dulce Vida Tequila (dulcevidaspirits.com) is authentic and pure and consists of the finest ingredients. The foundation of their tequila differentiates them from the competition. It is handcrafted and organic --100% Blue Agave with refreshing all-natural flavors --Lime and Grapefruit. Dulce Vida is nationally recognized for its tequila heritage and has earned top awards in numerous competitions. They produce their tequila in the village of San Ignacio Cerro Gordo at Companario, where the team is engaged in every detail from harvest through distilling and aging.
Have you ever been dissatisfied with a pre-mixed drink you bought and wished that the taste was more carbonated or fresh? This is a common problem, and happens all the time, as there are a lot of diluted mixes in the market that don’t taste good at all. With the Mixit (mixitfresh.com) patent technology, you will have a flawless mix every time that mixes it fresh as you drink. The best part is you can keep it in the fridge and save it for later if you don’t want to finish the entire amount. When you come back to drink, you will still get the same fresh taste as you did when you put it away! With the Mixit, you control your own ratio, which means your drink can be as strong or as weak as you like with just the tilt of your hand. Try it, we promise you won’t regret it!
Gifts and Services Provided By:
VAI CBD Wellness Water; Sub Zero Ice Cream; Dulce Vida Organic Tequila; Timmy Woods Handbags; Hypofootwear; The Abingdon Co.; Custom Candle Co.; CBD Live Natural; My Saint, My Hero; Precious Vodka; Twisted Silver; Hint Water; Art Lewin Bespoke; Sue Wong Couture; Beauty Kitchen Skin Care; Milena LA; True Gold Honey; Spongelle; Popcornopolis; Mixit Fresh; The Hollywood Trinity and VIP Gift Bags provided by Twisted Silver.