SOURCE: Platinum Publicity

Platinum Publicity

March 03, 2011 15:20 ET

Oscar Nominees Gifted With the Latest Trends in Celebration of the Oscars

What Did the Leading Men and Women Take Home to Celebrate Their Oscar Nominations?

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2011) - Melanie Segal's Platinum Publicity 2011 Nominee Gift baskets were delivered to all the Nominees for best actor and best supporting actor, including Natalie Portman, James Franco, Melissa Leo, Christian Bale, Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman. 

To ensure the nominees' smiles were Red-Carpet ready, Philips gifted them their top-of-the-line Sonicare FlexCare+ electric toothbrushes ( Philips Sonicare FlexCare+ is proven to remove more plaque than a manual toothbrush and improve gum health in just 2 weeks. It is also the #1 recommended power toothbrush brand by dental professionals in the United States.

To further help nominees' teeth sparkle and skin be radiant, BluCigs ( gifted their starter kit to smoker nominees to help them quit. The look and feel of Blu's offers an authentic smoking experience minus the tar and carcinogens. It's the only e-cigarette company that manufactures its liquid ingredients domestically, showing their commitment to quality assurance for its customers. Plus, it's easy to distinguish from traditional cigarettes with its patented blu LED, choice of colors, and more.

While writing their acceptance speeches on their iPads, nominees could be sure their tablets would be safe with the gorgeous Targus Z-Case Leather Portfolio and Hughes Leather Sleeve for iPad. ( These iPad cases are geared towards men and women who care about style and function. Targus provides a stylish way to protect the iPad while transporting the device inside of your tote, purse or luggage. 

To make sure they had all the latest accessories for the red carpet, celebrity nominees were gifted accessories from

For a quick pick-me-up before their red-carpet walk, celebs were gifted SOYJOY bars ( and Zone Perfect bars ( SOYJOY is a freshly baked nutrition bar made with real fruit and whole soy. Portable and full of nutritious goodness, SOYJOY is the perfect on-the-go snack for an active lifestyle. SOYJOY is completely free of trans fats, hydrogenated oils, artificial colors and flavors, artificial sweeteners, preservatives, chemical additives and isolated soy protein.

Once they've won their Oscar, the ladies can carry their golden statues in their beautiful Henri Lou Bag ( or June15 bag (

Now it's on to the parties for the celebrity nominees! For some added energy, celebrities can carry their coffee in the custom made Tervis Tumblers, exclusively designed for the 2011 Oscars nominees ( Tervis mugs, tumblers and other products keep hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold, and are made in the US with a lifetime guarantee.

What would the Oscars be without a little bubbly? To ensure a good time at the post-Oscar celebrations, nominees were lavished with Ayala Champagne ( and Chopin Vodka ( This potato vodka's naturally-grown ingredients and process stands alone among premium brands. Chopin Vodka has composed a singular Polish spirit that has changed the way the world thinks about, and drinks, vodka.

After the hectic Oscars week, celebrities dream about going home, relaxing and being pampered by attentive staff. To help achieve this goal, the Estate Management Studies Program at The French Culinary Institute gifted nominees a free course for their household staff. Designed with the "21st Century Butler" in mind, this unparalleled program includes comprehensive hands-on courses to meet the needs of a wide range of clients including celebrities, working families, executives, and royalty. 

For even further relaxation, the Nominees can escape into fantasy as they read "The Iron Queen." This just-released gift from Harlequin Publications is #6 on the New York Times Bestseller List. (

And finally, for unwinding after a stressful weekend, nominees were gifted Scene IT? Comedy Movies ( Scene It? Comedy Movies Deluxe Edition is the only game that features clips, trivia and on-screen puzzles from Hollywood's funniest comedy movie moments! From classics like Airplane! to recent hits like The Hangover, Scene It? Comedy Movies features everyone's all-time comedic favorites.

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