Inside the GBK Grammy’s Gifting Suite 2018
This year, Wetpaint got exclusive access to the GBK Grammy's Gifting Lounge where we rubbed soldiers with stars and got to see all the goodies attendees of the show were able to take home with them.
The Grammy's suite was hosted at the infamous Phillippe by Philippe Chow's in New York City.
The attendees included three time Grammy nominee Anita Wilson, Grammy winner India.Arie, Sarafee, Rachel Bay Jones, Bobby Valentino, Justina Valentine, Run The Jewels, and Bre-Z, and many other special guests.
Attendees had their own “24 Karat Magic” moment upon arrival, with Blue Nun 24K Edition Sparkling Wine. This is a sparkling wine which contains real 24K gold flakes and is a favorite amongst the stars. They were also treated to Bouvery CV chocolate liquor, a luxurious dark chocolate vodka made with gluten free vodka and organic fair-trade cocoa.
Mixologists from The Cup Bearer showcased their mixology skills, shaking up some handcrafted cocktails including branded ice cubes and gold flake accents, made especially for the Grammy’s celebration.
Some of the gifts guest received included, Palace Resorts, the “Awe-Inclusive” resort experience with five-star all-inclusive, luxury properties throughout Mexico and the Caribbean, gifted a three-night, all-Inclusive stay in Cancun at The Grand at Moon Palace.
Lumisque was gifting their CO2Lift, a state of the art carboxy therapy treatment mask for the face, eyes, neck and hands that is clinically proven to lift, hydrate, and rejuvenate your skin with immediate results and no downtime.
If cannabis was more their style, talent was introduced to The Trunk Company, which is the standard in luxury cannabis furnishing, defining style and innovation with the fusion genuine craftsmanship and timeless design.
Other gifts included: Vinci 1.5, which is the World’s First Standalone Artificial Intelligence Headphones. Founded by two MIT alumni in September 2014, the Vinci 1.5 s a SIM-enabled standalone music player which offers a seamless UI with integrated music services, voice and touch control, large local storage, high quality audio, 3D recording, fitness sensors, and an advanced recommendation algorithm.
Pinnertest, a food intolerance testing company that can identify an individual’s food intolerance, was a huge hit in the lounge, offering at-home tests to assist in identifying food intolerances that may lead to weight gain, acne, bloating eczema, and psoriasis.
Along with sought after electronics and gadgets, the talent's closets received some love. Amara Skye had everyone smiling with her original paintings and painted jackets, described as urban trend with an edge.
They also received a one-of-a-kind Nike Airforce 1's designed and hand illustrated by the artist, SohpDawg, herself, based on each recipient's personalities.
Two Gypsea Souls added some vintage flare to lounge, gifting their hand made vintage flannels with artwork from bands such as Ed Sheeran, Fleetwood Mac and The Rolling Stones.
Continuing with the music inspired art, handcrafted, modern bracelets made from used guitar strings donated by acclaimed musicians were gifted from Wear Your Music, who donates all proceeds to the artist charity of choice when sold online.
Fortune & Frame is a New York City-based jewelry line known for its signature fortune lockets and fortune cookie pieces, gifted a variety of fortune lockets that hold fortunes, inspirational notes and other messages from the universe. Another NYC-based company, Remember Me Green, gifted the celebs an actual piece of the city, with Ecofriendly totes made from recycled New York City billboards.
FOCUS Youth Center, a holistically designed Arts and Education program for at-risk youth, including Parenting Intervention workshops and a Spiritual Center for the community to connect and find common ground, was also on site connecting celebrities to their local community efforts.