Apryl Jones

Celebrity Connected (www.celebrityconnected.net) recently welcomed influencers, media and celebrities to its annual luxury gifting lounge at the W Hotel Hollywood, honoring the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards. Constance Wu, Sabrina Bryan, LeVar Burton, Steven Webber, Chandler Riggs, Farah Abraham, Apryl Jones, Rachel McCord and many others had a chance to experience the best new products from the fashion, beauty, food and electronics categories.

Steven Weber

Fashion and accessory brands represented included designs by La Bella Moda and Newport Beach-based Vici Collection, innovative no-slip footwear by barre’letixx  (www.barreletixx.com), surf-inspired clothing by Search Party Apparel, colorful spandex designs by CrazyPants, branded T’s and items by J. Elizabeth Boutique, Eliivate and Cinderella’s Closet, and fine jewelry by Australia’s Alice Or.

LeVar Burton

Beauty companies featured included Beauty Derma Pro by Florida-based Irina Cheva, Onyx Youth Korean magnet facial masks, Nanacoco Pro cosmetics – combining artistry with self-expression, quality hair brushes and styling products by Annie Inc. (www.annieinc.com), natural, paraffin-free make-up by Spicy Dark Cosmetics, Reiki and crystal infused skincare products by Lovingly Yours (https://www.lovinglykelly.com) and Safari Kids haircare products. To help get a good night’s beauty rest, Dream Sleeper LLC (https://mydreamsleeper.com/) gifted its luxurious satin eye pillows.

Sabrina Bryan

Pets were not forgotten with gifts like the indoor/outdoor pet shower by Waterpik (https://pets.waterpik.com) and Ruff Bars by Chava Naturals.

Constance Wu visits Cuisinart





Cuisinart (https://www.cuisinart.com/) was well represented featuring the brand’s modern kitchen appliances that included an innovative milk frother, while Uchicook presented its new stovetop grill pan.  Unique LED Products also displayed its signature line of lighting products.

Lady M Cakes and Sweet Celebrations Lubbock offered up tasty sweet bites, while Frill (www.frillusa.com) served up its delicious “healthy ice cream.” Viet Kieu Sauce also provided finger foods made with its newly launched line of spicy sauces and marinades.

Graphic artist Taaenoelle + Co. showcased its bespoke design services, while STICKII Club gifted its themed-sticker collections and Chic Sparrow presented guests with beautiful leather bound notebooks.