During awards season, a variety of A-list women, award nominees and selected celebrities receive an array of congratulatory gifts from Madison & Mulholland founder, Jane Ubell Meyer. Since 2002, she has offered swag bags filled with items by inspiring entrepreneurs. Inside this year’s bag there are fashionable accessories, ready-to-wear items, luxury beauty products, delicious treats, exotic vacation destinations and home decor items.
The confirmed nominees receiving a Madison & Mulholland gift bag includes Emma Stone, Nicole Kidman, Viola Davis, Ruth Negga, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris, Natalie Portman, Octavia Spencer.
For the first time, you too can own these items by visiting a Pop-Up Shop at Hollywood & Highland, just steps from the Dolby Theater and Governor’s Ball.
Here are a few of my favorite items in the 2017 bag and Pop-Up Store:
Isabella Hearst New York: From the “No Paparazzi” collection. This black Italian leather luxe designer handbag has decorative tassles. It is manufactured in Florence.
To get Red Carpet Ready, experience a new line of Coffee-based body wash and scrubs by Bio Miracle Skincare: made to firm, exfoliate and anti-oxidize skin. The deep hydrating Americano Mask is anti-aging and brightens skin.
For movie star looking hair use Culture Hair Products: A moisturizing trio 1-2-3 hair care system is designed for multicultural, curly, unmanageable, and multi textured hair types. 1 is the Shampoo, 2 is the Conditioner, and 3 is the Finisher. Style your hair with two Brushopolis hair brushes. The Monroe USA Glamour is an hourglass round styling + finishing brush. It’s ideal for chin length to below the shoulder. This makes fine to medium hair straight and smooth, without the damaging heat of an iron. Perfect for lengthening bottom layers and refining fringe. The second brush The Teasdale is a engineered to create maximum volume with minimum breakage. With 3 rows of 100% first-cut boar bristle, each row is at a different level to provide better traction. It’s different than a traditional teasing brush, giving users more volume with less breakage.
Bat your eyes with One Two Cosmetics: Magnetic Eyelashes! These were named “Best of Beauty Breakthrough” by Allure Magazine in 2016. Founder Katy Stoka believes, “Every day may you meet with fresh eyes the beauty of the world and the beauty of yourself.
Don’t let your hands give away your age. Mederma AG Advanced Dry Skin Therapy Hand & Body Lotion: Removes dead cells from rough, dry, sun-damaged skin while helping to maintain skin’s moisture balance.
Pop in a CD by signer/songwriter Eva Keretic – Sky Wide Open to listen to while getting ready for an event. Eva is an extraordinary American vocalist living in Hamburg who sings from the soul.
For your next book club pick, read the thrilling mystery and crime novel The Naked Philosopher: by award-winning screenwriter Paul Margolis. It’s fast-paced plot is hard to put down.
Celsius Energy Drink: A healthy energy drink that burns fat and is backed by science. This one-of-a kind product is 100+ calories with each serving.
Treat yourself to a sweet and salty Coconut Macaroons. FreshBakedNY presents Michelle’s Maccs: They are eggless, flourless and covered in Elite Belgian chocolate. Each one is a crunchy and chewy chocolate and coconut bite of bliss.
Truly Spiked & Sparkling is a clean, crisp and refreshing spiked sparkling water with a hint of fruit. With just 100 calories, this beverage has only 1 gram of sugar and 2 grams of carbs per serving – Truly Spiked & Sparkling is made with naturally gluten-free ingredients and contains no artificial sweeteners. It is a great alternative to wine, light beer and cocktails – no mixing required.
To purchase any of these items, visit the Pop-Up Shop at HOLLYWOOD & HIGHLAND, 6801 Hollywood Blvd #170 (Located on level 2) Los Angeles. It’s open now thru March 14, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.