Thursday, July 10, 2008

Television's Finest Are Treated To A Luxurious Jewels and Pinstripes Gift Bag At The Extra Awards Lounge

Television's Finest Are Treated To A Luxurious Jewels and Pinstripes Gift Bag At The Extra Awards Lounge

Emmy® Nominees, Presenters and Leading Television Actors to Receive Gift Bag Filled with Gorgeous Gifts and Other Wonderful Delights

LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2006 -–

Jewels and Pinstripes, one of the country’s premier gift bag companies announced today the contents of the gift bag it has created for the EXTRA Awards Lounge to take place on August 23rd and 24th, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel. The suite was created to help celebrate and pamper the Emmy®-nominated actors and actresses during the days leading up to the big event.

The Jewels and Pinstripes gift bag, is filled with a fabulous assortment of luxurious and distinctive gifts including a two night stay at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Twisted Silver and Yen Jewelry, Sweet Elise Cakes, a visit to the Disneyland Resort, a Techno Source Sudoku hand-held game covered with Swarvorksi™ crystals, free water for up to one year from Aqua Mantra, Smart Ass thong underwear, Silly B Tees and many other fun and unique items. In addition, a signed lunchbox by international Pop artist Romero Britto who has also designed the Lounge's invitations. The invitations have also been reproduced as poster-size giclees which will be signed by celebrity guests and later auctioned to raise money for charity. All gifts will be packed and presented in an ultra-fashionable camouflage travel bag from LuLu Designer Handbags.

Paying tribute to the very people featured on its popular show, EXTRA has invited nominees such as Sandra Oh, Jeremy Piven, Debra Messing, Charlie Sheen, Kyra Sedgeick, Dennis Leary, Mariska Hargitay, Steve Carell, Lisa Kudrow, Kevin James and many others to visit its suite. Upon leaving the suite, the guests will receive a Jewels and Pinstripes gift bag.

“The EXTRA Awards Lounge is a wonderful event that provides our clients direct access to some of Hollywood’s hottest talent,” said Julie Kenney, founder and president of Jewels and Pinstripes. “This year’s gift bag is filled with fun and amazing products that everyone is sure to love.”

This is the second consecutive year Jewels and Pinstripes has created a gift bag for this event. In addition, the company also teamed with EXTRA for the suite it created in celebration of the Oscars®.

For EXTRA Awards Lounge, Jewels and Pinstripes created 65 gift bags, which will be given to all invited attendees as well as select media who visited the suite.

Products included in each of the bags are as follows:

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Two Night Stay, www. loewshotels. com

Aquamantra, "Think Then Drink" Natural Spring Water, 6 mo. or a 1 yr. of I Am

Loved, I am Healthy and I Am Lucky, www. aquamantra. com

Pearl Swimwear, Gift Certificate for Cover-Up and Bathing Suit, www. pearlswimwear. com

Sweet Elise European Cakes, Gift Certificate for gourmet cakes with fresh flowers, hatbox and designer dishware, www. sweetelise. com

Disneyland, Visit to Disneyland Resort, www. disneyland. com

Twisted Silver, Vibe Ring and gift certificate for XO Limited Edition Belt, www. twisted-silver. com

DermaStyle, Revolutionary technology for the skin, www. dermastyle. com

B’s Purses, Large Hobo Purse, www. bspurses. com

LuLu, Camouflage Travel Duffel, www. shopintuition. com

Britto, Autographed Lunch Box with Watch and Fragrance, www. britto. com

Yen Jewelry, Sterling Silver Necklace with Silver Pendant and Rock Crystal Briolette, www. yenjewelry. com

Techno Source Suduko, Limited Edition hand-held Sudoku Game covered in Swarvorksi™ crystals, www. technosourcehk. com

Smart Ass, Sassy Thong and Gift Certificate, www. getsmartass. com

Brown Bag Botanicals, Shea Butter, www. brownbagbotanicals. com

Sweet Peanut, Om Buddy Baby Outfit, www. sweetpeanut. com

SnuggleBug Baby, Pacifier Clips, www. snugglebugbaby. biz

Tabu, Fragrance, www. danaclassics. com

Silly B Tees, Women’s t-shirt and Onesie, www. sillybtees. com

Salt Water Kisses, Children’s Book, www. saltwaterkisses. com

English Leather, Fragrance, www. danaclassics. com

Heavy Duty, Hand Gear, www. heavydutyco. com

Mama and Bambino, “Bambino’s Who’s Lunch,” www. mamaandbambino. com

Love’s Baby Soft ®, Fragrance, www. danaclassics. com

In addition to the lavish gift bag, Jewels and Pinstripes also created a “Bow Wow” Luxury Gift Bag filled with dog spa products, luxury collar and leash, custom dog treats, items designed to pamper the much-loved dogs that currently reside with many of Hollywood’s elite. This gift bag will also be presented at the suite.

The gift bags will be autographed and auctioned online and with all contents included, on www. charityfolks. com, beginning August 24, 2006. All proceeds will be donated to the West Coast Sports Medicine Foundation. To date, Jewels and Pinstripes has raised more than $180,000 for charity since its inception in 2004.

About Jewels and Pinstripes

Founded in October of 2004, Jewels and Pinstripes is a premier designer of luxury gift bags, specializing in creating VIP thank-you bags for charity benefits. Inspired by the dedication of the organizations it works with, Jewels and Pinstripes regularly donates gift bags for auction, and has raised more than $180,000 for events that include EXTRA Awards Lounge, The Carousel of Hope, MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute during Grammy Week®, Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night and Chris Evert's Pro-Celebrity Classic. Oprah Winfrey, Halle Berry, Matthew Perry, Faith Hill, Beyonce, Sarah Jessica Parker, Tom Hanks, P. Diddy and Clint Eastwood top the long list of lucky Jewels and Pinstripe recipients. The gift bags and the extraordinary contents regularly attract the attention of leading media outlets including People, Extra, Us Weekly, Entertainment Tonight, Inc. com, and FoxNews. For more information about Jewels and Pinstripes, please visit our website at www. jewelsandpinstripes. com.


“Extra” originates in Glendale, CA and has a fully staffed bureau in New York and Las Vegas. “Extra’s” award-winning on-air team includes Dayna Devon, Mark McGrath, Jon Kelley, Jerry Penacoli, Tanika Ray, AJ Calloway, Carlos Diaz and Jude Cole. The show offers a half-hour edition every weekday and an original hour-long weekend installment. Seen in more than 95 percent of the country, “Extra” airs on major market affiliates, including the key NBC Television Owned & Operated Stations. “Extra’s” daily broadcasts are also supported by its website, www. extratv. com. "Extra" is produced by Time Telepictures Productions, an industry leading and Emmy-award-winning producer of syndicated programming, and is distributed by Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.

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