Luxuriating at the MTV Movie Awards EcoLuxe Lounge

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Ticket to Ride..Avalon Barrie and MAria Cordeiro of Shama Jade ride one of Nash Motorcycles' cool bikes! Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Ticket to Ride..Avalon Barrie and Maria Cordeiro of Shama Jade clothing company ride one of Nash Motorcycles’ cool bikes! Photo courtesy of Vida G.

 

LA’s leading sustainable TV/film product placement producer Debbie Durkin held her wonderful and eco-minded annual EcoLuxe Lounge at The Avalon in the heart of Hollywood in celebration of the MTV Movie Awards and Music Festival in Coachella Valley.

Take a bow...Honey BooBoo curtsied on the red carpet
Take a bow…Honey BooBoo curtseys on the red carpet

Film and Television stars and notables from the cast of Vanderpump Rules, KENDRA, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, The Goldbergs and more stopped by Ecoluxe Lounge for an unforgettable day! Celebrities and personalities in attendance included: Alana Thompson aka Honey Boo Boo and Mama June Shannon (Here Come’s Honey Boo Boo); Scheana Marie Shay, Tom Sandoval, Ariana Madix, Kristen Doute, James Kennedy, Tom Schwartz and Peter Madrigal (Vanderpump Rules); Jessica Hall (Kendra On Top);Octavius Johnson (Ray Donovan); Candy Washington (Are We There Yet?); Sabina Gadecki (Entourage The Movie); Scott Bailey (The Bay); Dexter Darden (The Maze Runner); Lexi Ainsworth (Emmy Nominee General Hospital); Ken Davitian (Borat); Monty Greer (MTV’s Awkward); Barbara Alyn Woods (One Tree Hill) with daughters Natalie Alyn Lind (The Goldbergs), Alyvia Alyn Lind (The Young & The Restless) and Emily Alyn Lind (Revenge).

Choices Recovery created much needed awareness about addiction in Hollywood while enjoying their “Sweet Choices Candy Bar” courtesy of Infiniti Sweets. Oh Choices Recovery, if you only knew of this roving reporter’s sweet tooth addiction.

Sweet tooth...Tamara Anderson, the owner of Sugar and Spyked with Kim Monday.
Sweet tooth…Tamara Anderson, the owner of Sugar and Spyked with Kim Monday.

 Noted talent, media and VIP’s enjoyed a fun day of music from DJ Mike Shay of Superbox Music and tasty sweets from Sugar and Spyked. I enjoyed all the sweets, but the standouts were the lemon margarita cookies and the double chocolate whiskey cookies. Yum!

Adam Daniel creatively thinks of his next tattoo design. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Adam Daniel creatively thinks of his next tattoo design. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Makeup artist Victoria Rowe gives actress Candy Washington a quick makeover. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Makeup artist Victoria Rowe gives actress Candy Washington a quick makeover. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Yummy burgers from Fresh and Meaty. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Yummy burgers from Fresh and Meaty. Photo courtesy of Vida G.

 

Aaron from Beechwood with actress Candy Washington and writer Kayla Caldwell. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Aaron from Beechwood with actress Candy Washington and writer Kayla Caldwell. Photo courtesy of Vida G.

There was also tattoos by Adam Daniel and a fun motorcycle display courtesy of Nash Motorcycles, make-up touch ups by celebrity makeup artist Victoria Rowe and hair styling from Stephanie Martinez. Rowe had given out some fabulous Primo Lash serum for attendees. “It’s an all-natural lash growth serum,” said Rowe. Durkin’s guests enjoyed tasty burgers from Fresh & Meaty and award-winning beer from Beachwood BBQ & Brewing served in sustainable tableware from Repurpose Compostables. “We have about 60 brews,” said Aaron of Beachwood.

Sherry Mattia of STAGE Men's collection and Glamarella JUNK with actor Ken Davitian (Borat).
Sherry Mattia of STAGE Men’s collection and Glamarella JUNK with actor Ken Davitian (Borat).
Maria Cordeiro and Avalon Barrie of Shama Jade. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Maria Cordeiro and Avalon Barrie of Shama Jade. Photo courtesy of Vida G.

 

Clothing and accessory-wise, attendees were well taken care of. Festival goers picked up trendy Brazilian yoga jumpsuits from Shama Jade and jewelry from STAGE Men’s Collection & Glamarella JUNK. “Our fine supplex fabrics are manufactured in Brazil and our company headquarters are here in LA. Jade means unconditional love and shama means enlightenment and spark of fire and that’s what I’m trying to spread with this line,” said founder Avalon Barrie.

Woman's best friend...Adele Kaufman, owner of Camp Run-A-Mutt with CUSTOS. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Woman’s best friend…Adele Kaufman, owner of Camp Run-A-Mutt with CUSTOS. Photo courtesy of Vida G.

 

Angel Wings...Tammy Blank and Kathy Joy of Letters to the Universe. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Angel Wings…Tammy Blank and Kathy Joy of Letters to the Universe. Photo courtesy of Vida G.

There were also glamping vacations to Moab and Glacier National Forest from Under Canvas, played with CUSTOS (Debbie’s charming English Lab) in the celebrity pet lounge from CAMP Run-A-MUTT and Letters To The Universe teens-on-tour collected letters from celebrities to generate a connection with self, others and the Universe! “Letters to the Universe is about connecting to self, to others and to the world at large,” said founder Kathy Joy.

Michael Kaliski of Good Planet with Mathew Salvetti and Tina Trznadu at the Icebox water booth. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Michael Kaliski of Good Planet with Mathew Salvetti and Tina Trznadu at the Icebox water booth. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Lucy and Atlanta from True Toniques. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Lucy and Atlanta from True Toniqs. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Omar Ixta of Slim Chillers makes the perfect margarita. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Omar Ixta of Slim Chillers makes the perfect margarita. Photo courtesy of Vida G.

Refreshing drinks were served from Icebox Water, True Toniqs, Slim Chiller cocktails and popsicles and took home a gift bag filled with Modern Oats, Barefoot Athletic Company, Fullips, Santa Fe Soul and more!

Ricardo and KC of Photobooth mug for the camera. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Ricardo and KC, the founder of Photobooth mug for the camera. Photo courtesy of Vida G.

Photobooth was on hand to catch the antic of the expressive celebs in attendance.

Fresh floral arrangements from The Daily Blossom Florist. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
Fresh floral arrangements from The Daily Blossom Florist. Photo courtesy of Vida G.
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Radio host, actress and rapper Jennifer Tapiero. Photo courtesy of Vida G.

Durkin hosted an after party next door at Bardot which featured passed gourmet appetizers from the Avalon Hollywood with SNOwater while guests took pictures in the Party Life Photo Booth!

It was an amazing event and kudos to Deb, her staff and the event sponsors for being so eco-minded.

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Vida is an actress, voiceover artist and journalist.

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