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A Look At The Oscars Gifting Suite

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This week, I got to cover my first Oscar Gifting Suite segment. I headed over to Kari Feinstein's Style Lounge where for the 12th year, she's gathered some of the most coveted items to GIVE AWAY for FREE to celebrities.

From trips to Bali to snowboards to Beyonce-esque jewel encrusted shoes to high tech fit bit dog collars. The event was a big reminder that it's really good--really really good--to be a star.

Here's what I learned from the event. Vendors will go to extreme, expensive lengths to have famous people experience their products. They not only pay thousands of dollars to be part of the gifting suites, but often times, they also pay a premium for each gift bag that they give out. So it's a one two punch on cost for them. Not to mention they fly in from all over the world! I met vendors from Japan, Brazil, etc.

I actually feel bad for the stars. Where will they store all their mounds of freebies?! LOL.

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