Walking Dead Star Elizabeth Ludlow

Luxury Experience & Co and HEMP Hydrate presented an exclusive luxury gifting lounge on Saturday, February 23rd, honoring nominees and presenters during Oscar weekend at Loews Hollywood Hotel, the official hotel of the 91st Academy Awards. 

The daylong lounge produced by LE&Co Founding Partners Melissa McAvoy and Brittany Reimann featured the latest curated gifts and services and also placed the spotlight on WildAid Foundation. An organization that focuses on reducing the demand for wildlife products, WildAid works with Asian and Western celebrities and business leaders to dissuade people from purchasing wildlife products via public service announcements and educational initiatives.

Pretty Little Liars Star Drew Van Acker

Attendees included Craig DiFrancia (Green Book – Oscar Winner, Best Picture), Joe Cortese (Green Book – Oscar Winner, Best Picture), Nicholas Turturro (Green Book – Oscar Winner, Best Picture), Terrance Blanchard (BlackkKlansman – Oscar Winner, Adapted Screenplay), Marc Shaiman (Nominee for Original Score and Original Song – Mary Poppins), Scott Witman (Nominee for Original Song – Mary Poppins), Terence Blanchard ( Nominee for Original Score -BlackkKlansman), Rebecca Field (A Star is Born), Michael Cudlist (Walking Dead), Drew Van Acker (Pretty Little Liars), Joel Lambert (Discovery Channel), Mark-Paul Gosselar (The Passage), Donovan Carter (HBO Ballers), Kris Lofton (HBO Ballers), and many others.

Attendees were gifted a five-star vacation to Turks and Caicos from Sail Rock Resorts, the new HEMP Hydrate clothing line and premium enhanced water, as well as gifts from Ammunition Wines, Aly Daly Designs, Janet Song Yoga, Lumee, Bodav Champagne, High Beauty, Chicken of The Sea Infusions, Harmless Harvest Coconut Water, Malibu Wine Safari, That’s It, and Bloomers Frosé & More. Talent also received on-site massages by Soothe and took home gifts from Universal Yacht Services, Bodies App, Haibu, while DJ Palina La Diva provided the entertainment. 

The Passage Star Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Wife Catriona McGinn

Photo credit to Gary Zietlow.