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"The 2016 Oscar bags contain items that total more than what?"

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It’s the award all entertainers hope for and the  red  carpet  everyone  wants  to  walk.  It’s  Hollywood’s biggest night: the OSCARS®. While only a select few take home the coveted golden statue, everyone wins thanks to this annual homage to the nominees in the Best Actor + Actress, Best Supporting Actor + Actress and Best Director categories.

This year’s nominee gift bag, independently produced for over a decade by the founders of swag at Distinctive Assets, is once again a blend of fabulous, fun and functional items meant to thrill and pamper those who may have everything money can buy but still savor the simple joy of a gift. The 2016 “Everyone Wins” Nominee Gift Bag is already valued in excess of $200,000 (and still growing!

So win or lose, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Lawrence,  Mark  Ruffalo,  Sylvester  Stallone  and Rachel McAdams will have a lot to look forward to the day after the OSCARS!

This year’s gift bonanza stars innovative  Haze  Dual  V3  Vaporizers,  MY  M&M’s  personalized  chocolate candies and a year’s worth of  fully-­‐loaded Audi A4 rentals  from Silvercar. Nominees  will also receive  the ultimate in red carpet beauty support including a lifetime supply of Lizora all-­‐in-­‐one pu-­‐erh tea inspired skin nourishment,  Caolion  Pore  Care  Sets  and  Dr.  Jane  360’s  proprietary  Healing  Saint  Hair  Follicle Stimulant.

Halo, Purely for Pets will not only be launching its brand new Halo Freeze-­‐Dried kiblets but will, in partnership with Freekibble.com, provide nominees the opportunity to “feed it  forward”  by having  a 10,000 meal donation made in their name to an animal shelter or rescue of their choice. Previously, animal-­‐loving celebs  Julianne Moore, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Ethan Hawke and Rosamund  Pike all chose shelters or rescues to receive Halo’s generous gift.

The lucky nominees will also receive the following fabulous gifts: personal training sessions with celebrity trainer Alexis Seletzky, chic Belldini women’s apparel, Chocolatines’ Drunken Fig Cake bites, Dandi Patch underarm sweat patch, DELOVERY personalized luxury gift baskets, Farm Wife Style Druzy Earrings, the ultimate fitness package from Fit Club TV: Live in Fitness VIP retreat + Fit Culture Fuel performance supplements + Fit Culture Threads designer workout apparel, Gleener on the Go smart fabric care solutions, Greenhill Winery & Vineyards chardonnay, Harriet’s Cheesecakes, Hydroxycut Gummies, full kitchen sweep and workout program with fitness expert Jay Cardiello, Joseph’s Toiletries “The Welcomer” gift box, Lat & Lo customized sterling silver necklaces, memobottle slim reusable water bottles, Mezcal el Silencio, Mission1 Clean Protein Bars, Nuelle Fiera Arouser for Her, Phantom Glass  iPhone  screen protector, Purely Inspired Organic Protein, Rouge Maple gourmet  fine  foods,  Sedona  Lace  synthetic Vortex brush set, ultra premium Signature Vodka, Slimware portion-­‐control plates, Steamist Total Sense Home Spa Collection, SunDial Powder Coating, Tools by Gina pure infrared professional hair styling tools, a Concierge Tribute, Vampire Breast Lift, ZEKKLE Edge metal front pocket wallet and 740 Park MD Ultherapy.

And no nominee gift bag would be complete without incredible vacation packages. This year’s headliner vacation is a deluxe fully private off-­‐the-­‐beaten-­‐path walking tour from award-­‐winning Walk Japan. Other luxury travel options include Golden Door Spa Retreat, ExploreIsrael.com, Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria in Sorrento, Italy and Grand Hotel Tremezzo on Lake Como.

“To be part of the film industry’s biggest night on any level is thrilling,”  says  Distinctive  Assets’ founder Lash Fary. “We always look forward to introducing standout entertainers to an array of companies with fabulous gifts to share . . . but as this is considered the ultimate consolation prize for non-­‐winning nominees, it’s particularly fun to be able to do so when you know it will truly brighten someone’s day. “

 

Starring:

 

HAZE   DUAL   V3   VAPORIZER…………..………………………….….……………………….………………………………………..……………$249.99

The Haze Dual V3 is the first and only dual chamber vaporizer in the market. This premium vaporizer provides ultimate portability, longer sessions and infinite versatility. It is also compatible with every type of material, including dry blend, e-liquid, oils and concentrates. Its small size, replaceable batteries, pre- packable canisters and multiple different options to vape make the Haze Dual V3 the most portable and complete vaporizer for outdoor lovers. www.hazevaporizers.com

 

MY        M&M’S…………..………………………….….……………………….………………………………………..…….……….……….……………$300.00

MY M&M’S® make special moments more memorable by helping you showcase your creativity and thoughtfulness through personalization and customization. MY M&M’S chocolate candies come in 25 fun colors and you can make them truly special with personalized designs and packaging options. Exclusive online printing options allow you to add faces from photos, select from a wide range of clip art images and create unique messages that are sure to be cherished. www.mymms.com

 

HALO,   PURELY   FOR   PETS………………………………………..………………………….………………………………………..…………$6,300.00

Halo, Purely for Pets will not only be launching its brand new Halo Freeze-­‐Dried kiblets but will, in partnership with Freekibble.com, provide nominees the opportunity to “feed it forward” by having a 10,000 meal donation made in their name to an animal shelter or rescue of their choice. Previously, animal-­‐loving celebs Julianne Moore, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Ethan Hawke and Rosamund Pike all chose shelters or  rescues to receive Halo’s generous gift. www.halopets.com

 

EXPLOREISRAEL.COM        ……………….…………………………………………………………….…………………………………..…………$55,000.00

VIP all-­‐inclusive trip to Israel including: 2 First Class Airline Tickets to Israel (choice of city), 10-Day Stay at 5 Star Hotels, all meals and transportation, and private security escort.  www.exploreisrael.com

 

 

SILVERCAR        ………………….………………………………………………………………….………………………………….…………………..$45,000.00

A year’s worth of fully-loaded Audi A4 rentals from Silvercar™ … car rental the way it should be: Always an Audi—no  lines, counters, paperwork  or  hassle–with  free  in-dash  GPS, Sirius  radio, Wi-Fi and concierge service. www.silvercar.com

 

LIZORA………………….………………………………………………………………….………………………………….…………..……………..$31,200.00

“Your masterpiece of green beauty.”  Purity in the form of Pu-­‐erh Tea, all-­‐in-­‐one natural nourishment for your skin. Gift includes a LIFETIME supply of Pu-­‐erh Tea Nourishing Cream and Pu-­‐erh Tea Cleansing Bar. www.lizora.com

 

 

TRIBUTE………………………………………………………………………..…………………………………….………….……………………………$125.00

The Concierge Tribute makes it easy to create a beautiful collaborative video montage of family and friends who come together to show their love and gratitude for someone they care for. You can sit back and relax while we bring your video together. Our professional concierge will work with you to coordinate everything you need, and edit the final video. www.tribute.co

 

CAOLION………………….………………………………………………………………….………………………………….…………….……………..$134.00

Caolion Ultimate Pore Care gift set including: Premium Hot & Cool Pore Pack Duo ($30), Hot & Cool Pore Foam Cleanser Duo ($24), Premium Blackhead O2 Bubble Pore Pack ($26), Glowing Duo ($34), Pore Restoring Sheet Mask ($7), Pore Refining Sheet Mask ($7) and Pore Trouble Sheet Mask ($6). www.caolion.com

 

 

HEALING  SAINT  by  DR.  JANE  360………………………………………………………………………………….………………………………$193.00

Healing Saint Luminosity Skin Serum uses polypeptide complex and natural botanical extracts to gently and effectively reduce the appearance of fine lines, fade age spots, minimize uneven tones and increase luminosity. ($145) Healing Saint Hair Follicle Stimulant replaces what has been lost due to aging and replenishes the essential growth factors, preventing further hair loss. ($48) www.drjane360.com

 

WALK        JAPAN………………….………………………………………………………………….……………………………….…………………..$54,000.00

Private full buy out of any Walk Japan Tour for two to any of their destinations trips within Japan as well as private Walking Tours in Tokyo and Kyoto. Oscar Nominees (plus a guest) can chose any walking tour offered by Walk Japan– fully private for up to 15 days– valued up to $54,000.

Walk Japan is the pioneer of off-­‐the-­‐beaten-­‐track walking tours in Japan, and has been widely recognized for its work and named one of the Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth. Authentic and enjoyable tours to discover Japan, its people, society and culture. Beginning in 1992 Walk Japan was the first to successfully introduce the real Japan, geographically and culturally, that often remains inaccessible for most visitors to the country. Since then, Walk Japan has created more original tours throughout Japan and been widely recognized for its work, including selection by National Geographic as one of the 200 Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth. www.walkjapan.com

 

Co-STARRING

ALEXIS  SELETZKY,  CELEBRITY  TRAINER   …………………………………………………………………………………….………………….$900.00

Package of 10 Personal Training Sessions with one of Los Angeles’ premier trainers, Alexis Seletzky. With a diverse clientele and multiple services ranging from nutrition counseling to physical therapy, your physical fitness regimen will reflect both quality and discretion.

 

BELLDINI………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..………….……….$300.00+

Belldini, a leading manufacturer of women’s fashions for over 35 years, offers everything from cardigans and pullovers to twinsets and leggings. Their extensive collection of high-­‐quality apparel allows the active woman to seamlessly transition from day to evening. www.belldini.com

 

CHOCOLATINES        ………………………………………………………………………………….……….……………….……………….….……………$35.00

Chocolatines’ Drunken Fig Cake Bites:   the first of Chocolatines’ new line of luxury brownies, this cabernet sauvignon infused confectionery is flecked with cabernet-­‐soaked figs. www.chocolatines.com

 

DANDI    PATCH     ………………………………………………………………………………….……….……………….……………….…………………$21.00

Amazing new underarm patch that solves the embarrassing problem of sweat marks for both men and women. The most discreet and effective product available. www.dandipatch.com

 

DELOVERY        ………………………………………………………………………………….……….……………….…………….………..……………$2,000.00

At DELOVERY we believe gift-­‐giving should be personal, enjoyable and special – for the giver as well as the receiver. You tell us a  few  interesting  tidbits  about  the  recipient,  and  DELOVERY  handles  the  rest.  We  take  the brainstorming, shopping, packaging and delivering off your plate by curating one-­‐of-­‐a-­‐kind gift baskets that are hand-­‐delivered in Los Angeles (and shipped everywhere else). DELOVERY now delivers  love  to  a  wide  array  of deserving recipients – the struggling, the esteemed, the  cherished, and the gluten-­‐free – in  LA  and  beyond. www.deloverygifts.com

 

FARM   WIFE   STYLE   ……………….………………………………………………………………………….…………………………………..…………$25.00

Druzy Earrings:  plated posts wrap around eye-­‐catching druzy stones for a classic look that shines. www.farmwifestyle.com

 

FIT CLUB TV “ULTIMATE FITNESS PACKAGE”……………………………………………………………………………………………………..$6,250.00

Fit Culture Threads designer workout apparel ($100) + Live in Fitness VIP experience in private villa ($6,000) + Fit Culture Fuel health & performance supplements ($150). www.liveinfitness.com www.fitclubtv.com

 

GLEENER   ON   THE   GO……………….…………………………………………………………………….…………….……………………..…………$11.99

Keep your wardrobe looking its best no matter where you travel. The Gleener On the Go comes packed with 3 fabric safe edges to tackle all types of pilling, while the lint brush removes any fluff or fuzz – even pet fur. www.gleener.com

 

GOLDEN    DOOR    ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..…..……………$4,800.00

A complimentary 3-­‐Day Stay at the Golden Door Resort & Spa in San Marcos, California. www.goldendoor.com

 

GRAND   HOTEL   EXCELSIOR   VITTORIA………………….………………………………………………………………..…………………..$5,000.00

Located high on a cliff overlooking the Bay of Naples in Sorrento, Italy, the luxurious, family-­‐owned Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria offers spectacular views of the Gulf of Naples and Mount Vesuvius and is the perfect gateway to nearby Naples, Ischia, Capri and the Amalfi Coast. The 92-­‐room, five-­‐star hotel’s gourmet restaurant, Terrazza Bosquet, headed up by Michelin-­‐starred Chef Luigi Tramontano, offers an elegant combination of regional and Mediterranean classics.   Nominees will receive 3 complimentary nights in a Suite. www.exvitt.it

 

GRAND    HOTEL    TREMEZZO………………….……………………………………………………………………..……………………………..$5,000.00

The spectacular Grand Hotel Tremezzo is located in the heart of Lake Como. From its unique lakeside position, this authentic Art Nouveau Palace offers unparalleled views of Bellagio and the Grigne Mountains. Nominees will receive 3 complimentary nights in a Suite. www.grandhoteltremezzo.com

 

GREENHILL   WINERY   &   VINEYARDS………………………………………………………………………………….……….……….……………$39.00

2013 Greenhill Blanc de Blancs, Virginia: pale straw color with true-­‐to-­‐Chardonnay aromas of crisp green apple, pear, minerals, and hints of lychee. With a lively and persistent mousse and pinpoint bubbles, this sparkling wine has a pleasant velvety and creamy texture that coats the palate. The finish is harmonious, long and lightly tart. Awarded Silver at the 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition on January 11, 2016. www.greenhillvineyards.com

 

HYDROXYCUT    GUMMIES     ………………………………………………………………………………….……….………….………….……………$19.88

From the makers of America’s #1 Selling Weight Loss Supplement Brand comes an exciting and great-­‐tasting gummy. These delicious and convenient gummies give you a great new weight loss option that makes it easy to take on the go. www.hydroxycut.com

 

JAY    CARDIELLO     ………………………………………………………………………………….……….………….…………….……..……………$1,400.00

3 fitness training sessions and a full kitchen sweep with celebrity wellness expert, and star of ABC’s “My Diet is Better Than Yours,” Jay Cardiello. www.jcardio.com

 

JOSEPH’S    TOILETRIES    ………………………………………………………………………………….……….………….……………..……………$275.00

JOSEPH’S Toiletries is for health-­‐conscious people who hold  the  highest  standards  in  personal  hygiene.  Finally, there is a highly developed product for the toilet that brings sophistication to the most intimate body-­‐cleansing regime. Swiss-­‐made treatments created by dermatologists and beauty care experts in combination with the new generation of advanced toilet paper. www.josephs-­‐toiletries.com

 

LAT    &    LO…………………………………………………..…..………………………….…….……………..…………..………………..………………$150.00

Custom solid Sterling Silver necklace inscribed with the latitude & longitude coordinates to the Dolby Theater in CA. Special inscription on back. www.latandlo.com

 

MEMOBOTTLE…………………………………………………………………………………………………….……..……………………..…………..………..$47.00

The A5 memobottle™ is ideal for travelling, the office or coupled with college books. Holding 750ml, the A5 memobottle is a reusable BPA-­‐free water bottle for the premium drinker. It slides into your bag. ($25) The petite A6 memobottle is designed to fit in your pocket, handbag or held while jogging. It’s slim and considered form appeals to the active and social lifestyle. ($22) www.memobottle.com

 

MEZCAL     EL      SILENCIO…………………………………………………………………..………………………..……………….……………………..………..$75.00

El Silencio is an artisanal Mezcal handcrafted in San Baltazar Guelavila, Oaxaca by Master Mezcalier Pedro Hernández, a ninth-­‐generation “Maestro Mezcalero”. As an organic Mezcal, El Silencio’s production does not involve any additives or industrial processes. www.mezcalelsilencio.com

 

MISSION1   CLEAN   PROTEIN   BAR…………………………………………………………………………………………………..……………$5.64/box

The Mission1 bar is the absolute best-­‐tasting, cleanest protein bar ever! Delivering superior ingredients, a decadent taste with no artificial flavors or colors, no inferior protein sources like collagen or gelatin and zero rice syrup, Mission1 is the only option to fuel all your life’s daily missions! www.mission1bar.com

 

NUELLE  FIERA  AROUSER  FOR  HER…………………………………………………..…..……..…………………………………….…………$250.00

Fiera® is a new product scientifically proven to enhance physical arousal and increase interest in sex. Fiera is for use by women, but created with couples in mind for revitalized intimacy.  www.fiera.com

 

PHANTOM      GLASS…………………………………………………..…..………………………….…………………..………………………$49.95-­‐$59.95

Phantom Glassä is a tempered glass screen protector for mobile phones, cameras and tablets that resists impacts and scratches, and keeps your device protected. The privacy line, available for iPhone 6 and iPad, offers security for users on the go with innovative privacy protection that blacks out the screen to viewers on either side, but provides a crystal clear view for the main user. www.phantom.glass

 

PURELY   INSPIRED   ORGANIC   PROTEIN…………………..…..…………………………………………………………………..………………$19.97

Purely Inspired® Organic Protein is a USDA organic, 100% plant-­‐based nutritional shake available at an everyday price! This vegan-­‐friendly, gluten-­‐ and GMO-­‐free formula has 20g of protein, 7g of fiber, and a fruit and veggie blend. www.purelyinspired.com

 

ROUGE    MAPLE    ………………………………………………………………………..………………….…………….……………………………………$99.00

For discerning palates, gourmet fine foods, featuring the unique flavor of Rouge 100% Pure Organic Maple. Our package includes: 100% Pure Organic Maple Syrup ($49.95), Maple Raspberry Salad Dressing ($19.99), Maple Dijon Salad Dressing ($19.99), Maple Mustard ($13.45) and an official certificate of adoption of a Maple Tree in Notre-­‐Dame-­‐Des-­‐Bois valid for a lifetime (invaluable!). www.rougemaple.com

 

SEDONA        LACE……………………..…………………………………………………………………………………………………..……..……………$109.95

Synthetic Vortex Brush Set with Belt…our most loved professional brush set. www.sedonalace.com

 

SIGNATURE        VODKA………………………………………………………………………………….…………….…………..…….…………..………$70.00

Acclaimed by Industry Insiders as the best Ultra Premium Vodka Chiseled to Perfection. www.signaturevodka.com

 

SLIMWARE………………………………………………………………………………….……….……………….…………..…….…………..………$29.95

Chic plates with portion control disguised in the design. www.slimware.com

 

STEAMIST……………………………………………………………………………………….……….…………………………………..………….…$5,060.00

The Steamist Total Sense Home Spa Collection offers a complete, customizable collection of spa amenities for the shower. From the relaxing and rejuvenating effects of steam to aromatherapy, chromatherapy and wireless in-­‐ shower audio, the advanced Total Sense Home Spa System delivers the most seamless, satisfying spa experience imaginable. www.steamist.com

 

SUNDIAL    POWDER    COATING………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..$500.00

Powder Coating is a smarter, more economical way to apply a decorative and protective finish to metal and aluminum products. It’s not just a useful alternative for metal doors and frames, roofing or wrought iron; it’s also far superior in terms of coating quality and durability. A popular refinishing method, it’s been championed by institutions, homeowners and consumers for courtyard, patio and office furniture, entry gates, barbecue grills, basketball frames, and other interior and exterior furniture, fixtures and recreational items. www.sundialpowdercoating.com

 

TOOLS   BY   GINA   ………………….……………………………………………………………….………………………………………..………..…..$250.00

Pure Infrared Technology Professional Styling tools (blow dryers and flat irons) that will steam the hair rather than applying direct heat. This advanced technology will provide natural shine to the hair and lock in moisture. www.toolsbygina.com

 

VAMPIRE    BREAST    LIFT………………………………………………………………………..……………………………………………………$1,900.00

Featured by Cosmopolitan, the new secret “must have” in Hollywood is the Vampire Breast Lift procedure which uses blood-­‐derived growth factors to revive rounder cleavage without implants.  Women  can  now  also  soften implant scars and irregularities  (and  restore  sensation).  Using  technology  used  by  plastic  surgeons  for  years  to help correct post-­‐mastectomy scarring and to heal wounds, the Vampire Breast Lift procedure uses a woman’s own blood to improve appearance. Designed for zero downtime by Charles Runels, MD -­‐ the same physician who invented the Vampire Facelift. www.vampirebreastlift.com

 

ZEKKLE        EDGE……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….…..………….$125.00

Metal Front Pocket Wallet. www.zekkle.com

 

740      PARK      MD……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..…………..…..….……………….…$5,530.00

Ultherapy can help you achieve a fresher, more youthful look from your brow to your chest! Harnessing the power of ultrasound, Ultherapy is the only non-­‐invasive procedure FDA-­‐cleared to lift skin on the neck, under the chin and on the eyebrow. Ultherapy uses safe, time-­‐tested ultrasound energy to lift and tighten the skin naturally—without surgery or downtime. Ultrasound, of course, has been used safely throughout the medical field for more than 50 years—and Ultherapy has been established as safe and effective in clinical studies and in more than 350,000 treatments  worldwide. www.740parkmd.com


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