|Swag Bag History by Estm Value|
There are many intriguing parts to the Oscars which include the Red Carpet; who’s driving or being driven in what; who is wearing what; and what the heck is in that Swag Bag that ALL the nominees receive at their doorstep (the day after the Oscars). Below are 11 published items that amount to $123,650 or just over ¾ of the total $160,000 “goodie grabs” this yr.
- Psychic Reading: Olessina Kantor, Enigmas Life jets to all nominees to teach them mind control, gave a horoscope reading etc. – $30,000
- Custom Furniture: designed by architect Elena Foccoli. – $28,000
- Silvercar Rentals: This all Audi car lets you “whirl” all year. – $20,000
- Rocky Mountaineer: A luxury train ride through the mountains. – $14,584
- Glamping Adventure: A tour designed by Torrando. Hike, bike an camp as private chefs prepare your meals including pork loin sandwich, chilled mango soup, etc. – $12,500
- Italian Luxury Hotel Pkg: 3 nights in Tuscany, 3 in Lake Como & 3 in Sorento. – $11,500
- Ventura Lipo-Light: LED light helps you lose 3-9 inches in 3 wks +/-(if celebs need it) – $4,068
- Mediterranean Sea Salts: from La Baleine “like is has been for 2000 yrs”. -$1,548
- Hair Follicle Stimulant: From Wellness 360 Center comes “polypeptide enriched media &
- wound technology that helps revitalize the scalp.” – $1,200.
- Pulseware Vibrator: This vibrator has patented med tech from After Glow. – $250
- Hydoxycut: gummies, shakes & bars to keep thin and think thin. – $45.94
The hidden winner in The Swag Bag is rarely the nominee himself or herself but a distant family member like a “lost” aunt or uncle. EXACTLY, it is Uncle Sam! CNN reports that he will likely be “gifted” with an avg of $40,000 per bag. We guess we know why the Prez is such a Hollywood fave? With the space remaining, we want to capture some of the exotic items in The Swag Bag in 2013 & ’14. (The $400 statue is not taxable unless sold, which is not for sale).
- Vampire Facelift: that reinjects blood platelets into face, ridding wrinkles. – $5,000
- Pet Electrolyte Therapy: to improve the life quality of your fave being. – $1,571
- His & Her Mace Set: of Mace Pepper. He has camouflage; She has pink. – $120
- Starting Over: book to learn to cope with Oscar – $24