Producer Debbie Durkin is currently hosting her annual Eco-Emmys Celebrity Green Gifting & Wellness Chateau at a private estate in Hancock Park to honor the 2009 Primetime Emmy award nominees, presenters, and VIP guests with hospitality gifting, pampering, and informal eco-couture Green Carpet gowns showing while taking part in interactive energy efficient green initiatives.
The event benefits charities including: Susan G. Komen for the Cure (Los Angeles County Affiliate), i am that girl, Los Angeles SPCA, Green Wish and Free The Slaves. A host of stars are taking part, such as Kristen Bell (Forgetting Sarah Marshall), Camilla Belle (10,000 BC), Emmanuelle Chriqui (Entourage), Colin Egglesfield (CW’s Melrose Place), Jamie-Lynn Sigler (Entourage), Katerina Graham (Vampire Diary’s), Paul McGill (FAME), Kristy Flores (FAME), Andrea Bowen (Desperate Housewives), Cloris Leachman (2009 Emmy presenter), Alison Becker (Parks and Recreation), Ed Begley, Jr. & Rachelle Carson-Begley (Green Activist), Gretchen Rossi (The Real Housewives of OC)), Alexis Dziena (Entourage), 2009 Emmy nominee Sharon Lawrence ( Grey’s Anatomy) and cast members from 90210, The Office, Project Runway, Hung, Desperate Housewives, HBO’s Grey Gardens.
Guests will be ethically pampered with: blowouts courtesy of TIGI Linea’s Peace Love Planet new line of Eco-Hair products; Eco-Eyebrow by “eyebrow threader to the stars” Marco Ochoa; manicures from ROB|B—the first OPI concept salon that is 100% Green & Gold LEED Certified; consultations from Robert Craymer’s spinal analysis in the exclusive sustainable RC Green Lounge; celebrity hairstylist Michael Haase of Cristophe Salon of Beverly Hills styling with Unite; Nvey Eco Makeup, the leader in luxury organic makeup, with national makeup artist Kieran Jacobson doing applications; Eldergods luxury organic skin care products for the face and body that dry to a matte finish—founded by 2009 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Makeup in Grey Gardens, Susan Hayward; and Slimming Machine’s electrotherapy weight loss. Celebrity parents and their kids can learn to “go green” in Forty Oaks Farms “Future Green Chefs of Tomorrow” tent making organic pizzas and dog breath biscuits.
The event features must-have hospitality items including Vegan Queen Conscious Luxury Handbags; SINGLE by Galina Sobolev; Greenheart Global’s Ditto Hangers; wellness tips from Organic Spa Magazine; Beth Springer’s eco-chic handmade handbags; all natural pet food and treats from Dogswell; and Elitescene photographers on-site. Managed by Green Events, a full-service event planning and production company with a conscience, the event will reduce its ecological footprint while still throwing our partners and charities an amazing party.
What’s awards season without the gowns? Celebrity designer Pol’ Atteu will be showcasing his new signature gown line-Eco Couture Gowns alongside couture fashion designer Salah of Beverly Hills Haute Couture with his latest in “green” carpet looks on Network International models throughout both days. Guests will also enjoy Eco Gourmet vegan treats from southern California’s Luscious Organic Desserts, Forty Oaks Farms sustainable “Salt Bar” featuring Molokai salts, black truffle breads, and elegant herb dipping oils, signature organic cocktails from Cuca Fresca Premium Cachaça Spirits, and refreshments of super-premium Naked Juice drinks in their new NAKED reNEWabottle.
“We’re delighted with the high caliber and quality of our participants this year,” concludes Durkin. “It not only gives us both something truly substantial to offer our celebrity and industry guests, but also encourages their contributions to both our green and charity partners and beneficiaries.”
The Main Event Red Carpet Lounge & Green Suite in honor of the 2009 Emmy Awards will surely be a successful and unforgettable event.