Queen of the Croisette Nathalie Dubois unveiled the latest brands and products from around the globe at her annual exclusive DPA gifting lounge held over eight days at the prestigious Carlton Intercontinental Hotel during the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.
Guests who stopped by the suite included Anouchka Delon, Bill Murray, Emily Shah, Frédérique Bel, Gérard Jugnot, Julien Dereims, Leyna Bloom, director Nadine Labaki, Tony Bernard, president of Sony Classics, and many others.
This year, the DPA suite focused on health and wellness with a pop up, mini-spa by Haas Wellness Center in partnership with Cutera, that offered guests truSculpt® iD and Laser Genesis® aesthetic treatments. New product innovations showcased included Cavipur’s “Crave Free” the first ever caviar supplement in the natural wellness market, Sheer Necessity’s all-natural with essential oils coffee scrub, The Luxury Spiritual’s magical potions created by mixing precious stones, energies and Oudh, and CBD oil balms and bath soaks from Native Botanics. French startup Fazup, specializing in anti-radiation patches for cellular phones, were also presented.
Keiichiro from Japan introduced bespoke leather accessories and handbags, while Zia Jewelry and resort and beach wear by Katmikko Paris were also featured.
Ten A-listers were presented with luxury vacations to Relais and Chateaux’s Le Taha’a Island Resort and Spa in French Polynesia and Leading Hotels’ Soori Bali. The new website and magazine Beau Monde Traveler that launched its premiere issue during Cannes, also invited stars to 25 of its top destinations, including Thailand, Tuscany, Cyprus, South Africa, and many others.
Each year DPA supports eco-friendly and innovative young companies and this year Krama Heritage, a company that benefits Pour un Sourire d Enfant, providing quality job opportunities for Cambodians, gifted delicate handmade scarves.
Wine and spirits brands represented included The Good Gin, a very clean botanical alcohol from Austria, and Champagne Domaine de Nuisement. Candles by Lothantique and Charleston & Harlow, gluten free macarons by Maison Manival, fun water bottles by Acqua-Licious, pet supplements by Animal Essentials, handcrafted jewelry by Dogeared, and sleep balms by Scentered were also featured during the weeklong suite.