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The 7th Annual Eco Oscars in Beverly Hills

Another luxurious lounge was prepared Oscar weekend at the Beverly Hilton so guests could mingle, nibble, primp and pamper, and discover many hot brands – from one-of-a-kind jewelry and leather goods to designer gowns and luxury vacations.

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Maitland Ward trying on some dresses from the Marisa Kenson Collections. (Photo credit: Katya Williams Photography)

Honoring the 2014 Oscar Nominees, and the best in television and film, guests included 28 nominees and 12 winners from the Oscar nominated films of Dallas Buyers Club, Gravity, American Hustle, Frozen, Helium, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and more!

Attendees included: Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shirk & Neil Corbould (Best Visual Effects-Gravity);  Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead and Chris Munro (Sound Mixing-Gravity); Robert Lopez (Original Song-Frozen);  Robin Matthews (Makeup & Hairstyling-Dallas Buyers Club); Steven Price (Original Score-Gravity); Mark Sanger (Film Editing-Gravity) and Kim Magnusson (Short Film Live Action-Helium)

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Beverly Hilton Circa 55 (Photo credit: Katya Williams Photography)

LA’s leading sustainable product placement producer, Debbie Durkin partnered with ENCORE I Leslie Kaplan Event Design and eco-conscious lighting designer David Trubridge to bring Eco Oscars to life! Each day OFRENDA MAYA Tequila hosted an Oscar Nominee Happy Hour with Maya-ritas and hors d’oeuvres from Circa 55 and tunes from DJ Marshall Raymond.

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David Trubridge lighting designs (Photo credit: Katya Williams Photography)

Some of my favorite 2014 Eco Oscars featured brands included: Incredibly designed lighting inspired by the myths, legends, and beauty of New Zealand from David Trubridge Award-Winning Lighting Designs, airy, smooth makeup that is toxic-free from MK Collaborative, artfully crafted leather goods like handbags, belts, and edgy briefcases from WILL Leather Goods, and Herbalosophy shampoo.

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Jasmine Dustin (Photo credit: Katya Williams Photography)

Other sponsors included celebrity Fashion Designer Marisa Kenson Collections, Caribbean Living Magazine & Hard Rock Hotels, BULA LIFE, GLACIER UNDER CANVAS, Canine Caviar, L’Arganium 100% Organic Argan Oil, Parisian Designer Joseph Agi ‘s LA + Jo, 7eye Panoptx High Performance Sunglasses, Contraband Hats, Jus D’Amour Perfume, Empty Vase, POLISHBAR, and BeautiControl Spa Bag.

Yes! Beat Liver Tumors was on hand to provides information, resources, support and hope for anyone affected by cancers of the liver. Survivor Line : 877-937-7478. Durkin Entertainment hosted co-Founder Suzanne Lindley along with twenty cancer survivors at the 2014 Eco Oscars Luxury Lounge!

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Eco Oscars luxurious suite of pampering (Photo credit: Katya Williams Photography)

Guests stepped out even in the Los Angeles rain to mingle and celebrate the Oscar weekend frenzy.

 

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