Whether you are a die-hard movie buff or just love the Glitz and Glam that comes with the Oscar’s, The Academy Awards is the perfect opportunity to experience Hollywood in all of its grandeur. International luxury concierge agency, Music and Commerce has complied this insider’s guide for Champagne Living’s readers who are connoisseurs of luxury looking to experience the Oscar’s like an A-Lister. From luxury shopping sprees and cocktails at celebrity haunts to the most exclusive parties that only the A-List know about.
Here’s how to spend your Oscar’s weekend in luxury!
How To Travel:
Fly Virgin America first class to LAX and get the party started right on the plane with the hottest party in the sky. Don’t forget to arrange an airport meet and greet service to procure your luggage and escort you to your chauffeured car via Royal Elite for the car service at the airport (Royal Elite, Contact: Stas Svetlichny, 323-841-5699) to the hotel.
Where To Stay:
Relive Old Hollywood glamour at the newly renovated Beverly Hills Hotel (310-276-2251). “The Ultra-Presidential Suite is brand new and is a celebrity favorite for a super VIP home away from home experience,” says Marc Hagins, Partner, Music and Commerce.
Another great choice is the brand new Bel-Air Hotel (310-472-1211), which is located in the exclusive enclave of the Bel-Air Estates. If you’re more into the ultra contemporary ambiance opt for the Mondrian Hotel or the Peninsula.
Where To Dine:
Jose Andres’ restaurant at the SLS hotel, The Bazaar is one of the top restaurants in LA right now. The tasting menu is to die for and the unique cocktails are unbelievable. (Bazaar, SLS Hotel, 465 South La Cienega Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90048
The celebrity favorite Katana is THE place to catch flawless robata and sushi. The sexy interiors, intoxicating music and chic ambiance ensure for a sultry evening out on the town. (Katana, 8439 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069, (323) 650-8585)
Where To Party:
The Weinstein Party
The exclusive cocktail and dinner party hosted by Harvey Weinstein cannot be missed. Harvey Weinstein is the renowned chairman and partner of the Weinstein Group, one of the premier entertainment companies in the industry. His famous “Night Before Party” is attended by all the top A-list celebrities as well as some of the most influential people in Los Angeles. It is one of the hardest invites to obtain during Oscar Weekend.
Elton John’s Oscar Viewing Party
The Elton John Oscar viewing party is one of the most talked about and genuinely fun events of the year. Elton John personally greets guests and has photo opportunities with all of the VIP’s attending. The event consists of cocktails, viewing of the Oscar telecast, and dinner, followed by the famous live auction hosted by Sharon Stone.
The Vanity Fair After Party
The Vanity Fair party is by far the most popular Oscar after party. Unlike the more formal sit down dinner parties and soirées the Oscars offers, The Vanity Fair party is more laid back and fun. With a never-ending supply of champagne and sweet surprises, the late night celebration is the perfect way let loose event to mix and mingle with Hollywood royalty.
Can’t Miss VIP Experiences!
- A private tour of the Paramount studios film archives, and an in-depth view of the creation of past and present motion pictures.
- Be picture perfect by hiring your own makeup artist and wardrobe stylist.
About Music and Commerce:
Music and Commerce is one of the top international luxury marketing and luxury concierge agencies based in New York that caters to every detail of the affluent lifestyle. Music and Commerce possesses personal relationships and exclusive access to the most prestigious luxury corporations in the world. Clients include international C-level executives, celebrities and socialites.