Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Pride and Prejudice on DVD

Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" comes to DVD February 28, 2006, just in time for the Academy Awards®, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The four-time Academy Award®-nominated film Pride & Prejudice, starring Academy Award® and Golden Globe® nominee Keira Knightley (Pirates of the Caribbean) as the spirited and beautiful Elizabeth Bennet, is a sumptuous new telling of Austen's timeless story of two young lovers and the power of first impressions. The illustrious cast, including Matthew Macfadyen ("MI-5"), Oscar® winner Judi Dench (Shakespeare in Love), two-time Golden Globe® winner Donald Sutherland (Cold Mountain) and two-time Oscar® nominee Brenda Blethyn (Secrets & Lies, Little Voice), brings a modern sensibility to one of the greatest love stories of all time.

Hailed by audiences as one of the most beloved romances of the year, Pride & Prejudice is nominated for four Academy Awards® - Best Actress (Keira Knightley), Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, and Best Original Score. The film also earned two Golden Globe® nominations -Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) and Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (Keira Knightley) and has appeared on dozens of critics' 10 Best lists.

Directed by Joe Wright (The Last King) and produced by Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner (Bridget Jones's Diary and Love Actually), Pride & Prejudice celebrates romance with a beguilingly youthful spin on romance, wit, and the importance of love and family. The DVD is priced at $29.98.

If you were a celebrity, you could be here. Bora Bora.

Free Vacations: Yes, Celebrities Get Them

Not that they NEED them. But they get them. Just like you thought. You know, the absolute dream vacation that you always want to do, but feel like you'll never be able to afford? They got one. Free. As a gift. From the Starwood Resorts. Yup. They did.

Included at the Backstage Retreat by Backstage Creations at the SAG Awards was this:


Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa

A Member of Starwood’s Luxury Collection

February 1 – July 30, 2006


St. Regis Resort, Bora Bora

Opening April 2006

August 1, 2006January 30, 2007

Six days, Five Nights in a Luxurious Overwater Villa in the newest and most lavish resorts on Bora Bora.

80-minute “Tahitian Blessing” Spa Ritual for Two

Assistance with Booking Non-Stop Flights from LAX or JFK on

Air Tahiti Nui, the national airline of Tahiti.

Jewelry from Robert Wan Pearls, the most exclusive

Tahitian Black Pearl Jeweler in the World.

What Presenters and Winners said about this gift:

  • Patricia Arquette, nominee for Best Actress in a TV Drama for MEDIUM – “I’m going! My partner loves to scuba dive!”
  • David Strathairn, nominee for Best Actor for GOOD NIGHT & GOOD LUCK – “Is this really true?
  • Matt Dillon, nominee for supporting actor & winner for ensemble cast in a motion picture for CRASH – “I’m in!!”
  • HUSTLE & FLOW star Terrence Howard put his finger in the sand that was part of the display and posed for a picture and said “I’m going…I”ll call you TOMORROW to book the trip!”
  • Sandra Oh, Winner for Best Actress in a T.V. Drama for GREY’S ANATOMY – posed in front of a picture of a large picture of the interior of a overwater bungalow villa at Starwood’s Luxury Resort in French Polynesia and said “I’m going to Bora Bora!”
  • Marcia Cross from DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES – which won a SAG for ensemble acting for a TV show – was all ears about the new St. Regis Bora Bora opening in April 2006…since it is being designed with private villa estates -- especially for secluded VIP getaways -- and since Bora Bora is one of the top honeymoon destinations in the world.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Shirley Temple Black said thinking of French Polynesia makes her sentimental, since it was one of her late husband’s favorite places to visit.
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Ah to be a celebrity. Bora Bora. The ultimate escape. Think of it this way: Paps are going to have to shell out major bucks to catch you frolicking here. And the resort security is going to look out for you, too. www.starwood.comPosted by Picasa

The BioTrainer Weight Loss System™ uses the BioTrainer™ exercise monitor

, a 1¼ oz. monitoring device worn on the waist that accurately measures calorie burn, as the catalyst to combine effective fitness and dietary programs for prolonged weight loss success. The National Institutes of Health states that proper diet, daily exercise, and caloric monitoring are the three vital components of weight control and optimal health. Not until the BioTrainer has there been an accurate method of measuring caloric burn over an entire day of activity that ranges from running to washing the dishes.

WHAT IS IT: The BioTrainer is not a gadget or a pedometer but a simple to use personal exercise monitor that employs a scientifically-proven and clinically tested measuring technology. By coupling a tri-axis accelerometer with a patented super-microprocessor, the BioTrainer is able to measure the inertia of your body’s motion 40-times per second, process the data, and then accurately calculate energy expenditure (in either calories burned or activity units). It also provides you with the total elapsed time in activity. This patented technology, developed through research supported by the National Institutes of Health, has shown to provide an extremely high level of accuracy for objectively assessing your daily physical activity.

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT: The BioTrainer has been the foundation of numerous medical studies by such prestigious institutions as Johns Hopkins University Medical School, The American Psychiatric Association and The Cooper Institute. This research concludes that instant feedback from the BioTrainer helps to motivate you to become more active and to stay that way. Being able to balance the number of calories going in with calories going out (in the form of physical activity) is the critical component of weight loss and ultimately prolonged weight control. When the calorie burn data is combined with calorie intake data via the BioTrainer Weight Loss System's proprietary online monitoring program, you now have an extraordinarily powerful resource for accurately tracking your daily weight loss progress. Consistent monitoring and daily online tracking have been proven to dramatically improve your health awareness and improve your chances of succeeding at a weight loss program by as much as 30%.

The BioTrainerTM calculates motion; after entering only one piece of data, your weight, it records your body’s overall physical activity and instantaneously and accurately converts it into calories burned, displaying the data in one of three ways.
Activity Units - This is a method measuring your overall physical activity based on your body movements. Activity units cannot be affected by other factors such as age or height.
Calories - It will accurately calculate the calories burned as a result of your total physical activity.
Time in Motion - It tells you how much time that you have been active.

Where to purchase: Online at: www.BioTrainerUSA.com

More info: www.biotrainer.com.

Brokeback Mountain Stars Clean Up Nice

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Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams, in Proenza Schouler, with Cartier jewelry. Williams gave birth to the couple's baby Matilda on 28 October 2005. This is why it pays to have a baby when you're younger -- amazing recovery. She looks beautiful! Posted by Picasa
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Steve Carell (L) holds the Golden Globe award he won for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy for his role in 'The Office' as he arrives with his wife, Nancy Walls, at the Universal Studios Focus Features and NBC Golden Globes After-Party in Beverly Hills, California January 16, 2006. Carell wore a suit by John Varvatos. Carell later admitted that his hilarious acceptance speech was not actually written by Walls. Carell's award was certainly deserving and we've long admired him, from when he was a correspondent on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show." "The Office" should be "the best show you're not watching," because we think it's the best show on prime-time.Posted by Picasa
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Actress Ziyi Zhang 'Memoirs of a Geisha', responds to a question during arrivals for the 12th annual British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles Tea Party Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006. Zhang paired her off-the-shoulder black dress with Rickard Shah's black satin peep-toe pumps with a very high five-inch heel. This style has become a celebrity red carpet favorite - it has also been worn by Jessica Alba, Kate Winslet, Drew Barrymore, Drea De Matteo and Rachel Bilson. Posted by Picasa
Color Club™ announces six new Spring/Summer shades. The Poker Mania six piece boxed collection includes:

◊ Royal Flush…Bright Summer Red
◊ Poker Face …Creamy, Pure vibrant Coral
◊ Hold ‘em… shimmery iridescent mauve
◊ Bluff …. light, blush pink
◊ Jack n Jill…Irridescent,and bright Summer Pink
◊ All In…..Unique, bright, Bold Turquoise

The 6 pc. boxed collection includes one each of six new shades and is available at a retail price of $29.95. All shades are also available individually at retail price of $4.99 each.

Available at salons nationwide beginning March 1, 2006

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Actress Felicity Huffman, star of the television series 'Desperate Housewives', poses as he arrives at the 2006 Producers Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California January 22, 2006. Huffman was a presenter at the awards show. She wore a gown by Monique Lhuillier, a rust crepe deep halter gown with gold embellished neckline. She wore jewelry by Martin Katz, long teardrop emerald and diamond vintage drop earrings.
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Actress Lisa Rinna arrives for the 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards on Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, in Beverly Hills, Calif. She appeared on the red carpet for Access Hollywood in a sexy gown by Elsie Katz Couture. The actress, who can currently be seen on ABC's hit show Dancing with the Stars, has selected a blush pink sparkle tulle backless pencil gown with plunging decollete, tiered train and diamante clasp. The gown is from Elsie Katz Couture's Spring 2006 Collection. Posted by Picasa
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Geena Davis, nominated for outstanding performance by a female actor in a drama series for her work in 'Commander in Chief,' arrives for the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006, in Los Angeles. Davis wore a gown by ESCADA completed with ESCADA Fine jewelry. E! correspondent Guiliana De Pandi also selected a gown by ESCADA for her on-air interviews.

Geena Davis - Nominee - Commander in Chief

Nominee for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series, Davis chose a Couture strapless gown with black and white polka-dot bust and elegant train with subtle polka-dot lining accented with black satin and crystal open toe heels. She added Escada fine jewelry: 16ct Diamond drop earrings, two diamond "elite" bangle bracelets and a sparkling 2.93ct diamond ring. She also wore coordinating Stuart Weitzman shoes -- she's found a style she loves and wore them to the Globes, too.

Giuliana De Pandi - E! Red Carpet Coverage

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Monday, January 30, 2006

Bale B-Day

Today is BeansTalk favorite actor Christian Bale's 32nd birthday. Bale stars in the current release "The New World."
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Actress Jaime Pressly of the show 'My Name is Earl,' arrives for the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006, in Los Angeles. The cast was nominated for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series for their work. Pressly's gown is by Randolph Duke, nude silk chiffon halter gown with sterling silver choker and multi-strand silver bugle beaded fringe and cocktail train. Posted by Picasa
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Cast members from the comedy series 'Desperate Housewives' with actor Shawn Pyfrom accept the award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series at the 12th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California January 29, 2006. Cast shown (L-R) Andrea Bowen, Mark Moses, Shawn Pyfrom, Brenda Strong, James Denton, Eva Longoria, Steven Culp, Terry Hatcher and Nicollette Sheridan. Sheridan wore a sea-green silk taffeta fish-tail gown by Kevan Hall from his 2006 Spring Collection.

Swarovski at the SAG Awards

Los Angeles, CA- The 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards glittered as actresses sparkled on the red carpet with Daniel Swarovski handbags:

Angela Bassett Presenter

Bassett carried a white, gold and silver crystal vibrant pattern Ascot clutch.

Nadine Velazquez My Name is Earl

Velazquez was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for My Name is Earl, choose to wear a Swarovski black satin Ice clutch with crystal closure. She wore Pamella Roland's chic black silk jersey gown with reverse halter straps and gathered bodice

Andrea Bowen Desperate Housewives

Bowen carried a sparkling gold Andy clutch with large square cut crystal covered clasp. Bowen wore a gown by Kevan Hall, a bell-shaped cocktail dress from his 2006 Spring Collection.

Taraji P. Henson Hustle & Flow

She accessorized with a gold Pacific clutch w/ aqua crystal stone closure.

Brenda Strong Desperate Housewives

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Sunday, January 29, 2006

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Sandra Oh poses with her award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series for 'Grey's Anatomy' at the 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 16, 2006.

H. Stern at the Golden Globes

Teri Hatcher: Frederic Fekkai by H. Stern Large "Knott" earrings in 18k noble gold and diamonds $38,000; H. Stern Highlights ring in 18k Noble gold and rock crystal $1200.

Eva Longoria: H. Stern Stern Star "Buckle" bracelet in 18k noble gold and white diamonds, 22 carrats, $318,000; Stars 2 Earrings 2 carrats each, $4600.

Sandra Oh: H. Stern Princess cut diamond stud earrings 2.5 carrots $65,500; Two diamond tennis bracelets 5.5 carrats each $11,200 each.
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Cast member Sanaa Lathan arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of 'Something New' at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood January 24, 2006. Sanaa Lathan & Taraji P. Henson accessorized with Daniel Swarovski handbags. Lathan completed her outfit with a dazzling gold Rita clutch with large square cut crystal covered clasp. Henson carried a gold crystal Majestic clutch.

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Charle Brown's 40th

Fashionistas around the country celebrated the 40th Anniversary of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" this year by wearing and giving apparel from the Vintage Peanuts line available at Nordstrom, Lisa Kline and specialty stores around the country.

The photo on the right features Entertainment Tonight's Mark Steines (a die-hard Peanuts fan)with Nicole and Natalie Garza, the Doublemint Twins. Other
fans include:

Kristin Chenowith (who won a Tony for playing Sally in "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown)

Stacy Ferguson
(who began her career as the voice of Sally in several Peanuts specials)
Lindsay Lohan
Amber Tamblyn
Thora Birch
Carrie Ann Inaba
Alexis Bledel
Jewel Staite

Friday, January 27, 2006

Backstage Creations' Karen Wood at a previous "Retreat" (Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2003)

SAG and Backstage Creations

Backstage Creations, specialists in award show gifts and custom backstage talent retreats, will be creating the Talent Retreat for the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 29, 2006 at 8 p.m. ET/ PT, 7 p.m. CT and 6 p.m. MT.

Presenters will be thanked for their time and participation in the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards by having the opportunity to visit the Talent Retreat during rehearsals to select specific gifts they wish to receive from the sumptuous product lines being offered by participating companies.

A gift collection like the one received by the stars when they visit the Talent Retreat will be auctioned online through February 2, 2006 at www.sagawards.org/auction to benefit the Screen Actors Guild Foundation.

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation provides a meaningful way for SAG members to contribute to the literacy of children in their communities through BookPALS (Performing Artists for Literacy in Schools) and its online component, Storyline. SAG Foundation programs provide emergency relief to actors in economic distress, video and audio preservation of the creative legacy of industry members, scholarships for performers and their children and emergency funds for members with catastrophic illnesses. (Details available at sagfoundation.org and bookpals.net )

Sarah Rosenhaus Interior Design, headed by Los Angeles interior designer Sarah Rosenhaus, will create an elegant yet fun setting with furnishings, with original photography by photographerWall Kandy Julie Chytrowsky. Rosenhaus applies her background in film, photography, architecture and design to every project. A former fashion and still photographer, Rosenhaus has a unique perspective, creating each room of a home as if it was a framed shot.

The gift items selected for the Talent Retreat include:

Amouage combines the 2000 year perfumery heritage of Arabia with modern French perfume technology, to create a unique product.

Beverly Hills Physicians.com- Beauty and Wellness Certificate.

Coby Electronics- The TF-DVD500 - is a sleek, stylish, ultra-compact portable DVD player with a 3.5 screen that offers entertainment and convenience at the same size of a personal CD player! Perfect for use on planes, trains and in hotels, the TF- DVD500 makes the ideal companion for traveling business executives or college students and young people looking to enjoy their favorite flicks and other DVDs in compact rooms. This item also comes with an adjustable stand, remote control, slim rechargeable battery pack, headphones and carrying case. www.cobyusa.com

Lamarthe USA- Lamarthe handbags from Paris are designed and crafted from fine Italian leather. This European brand is debuting its Spring/Summer selection at the 2006 SAG Awards. www.LamartheUSA.com

LeVian Time- LeVian Time offers four collections from which to choose - Duo, SoHo, DeLano, DeLano Midi - some embracing an elegant classic look, others in trend-setting sporty shapes, in stainless steel or with exotic straps in muted, traditional and fashion colors. Also offering a Chronograph and two-time zones. Available in Barney's and Saks Fifth Avenue.

Marchon Eyewear- Eyewear.

Natural Color Diamond Association- Cognac Diamond Necklace designed by Mouawad for the Natural Color Diamond Association.

PHYTO- Hair Care and certificate to Malibu Salon.

shu uemura- Cosmetic and skin care.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts French Polynesia- Bora Bora Vacation Package at the luxurious Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa or the new St. Regis Resort Bora Bora--the most lavish resorts in all of French Polynesia. Six days, five nights in an overwater villa; Tahitian Blessing spa ritual for two, Robert Wan Tahitian Black Pearl jewelry and upgrades on Air Tahiti Nui. www.starwood.com

BACKSTAGE CREATIONS was created in 2000 by Karen Wood, formerly a talent coordinator on over 50 award shows, to give major corporations as well as up-and-coming designers the exclusive opportunity to personally introduce their products and services to celebrities. BACKSTAGE CREATIONS has created celebrity retreats at various industry honors including the Sundance Film Festival, Screen Actors Guild Awards, People's Choice Awards, Essence Awards and Billboard Music Awards.

Karen Woods Backstage Creations Retreats are regularly featured on Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, Extra, E!, TV Guide and in People, Entertainment Weekly, Women's Wear Daily, US Weekly, Variety and many other publications. Upcoming events for Backstage Creations include the Tennis Channel Tournament and Festival February 25, 2006.
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LaMarthe "Exception" Hobo, from the 2006 Collection www.lamarthe.com Posted by Picasa

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AMOUAGE by Amouage: Women - Gold Crystal & Gold Eau de Toilette www.amouage.com Posted by Picasa

Le Vian Time

Executive: Mr. David Zar
Founded: 2000
Website: www.leviantime.com

The Le Vian Timepiece collection are all Swiss-made in numbered limited editions of 99 or 500 and consists of timepieces which range in style from traditional styling to very trendy. Each timepiece is made in stainless steel or 18k gold, many are diamond encrusted, and include exotic and colored straps that can be changed to suit your outfit or jewelry wardrobe. Le Vian time is sold world wide in only fine department stores or specialty stores. Le Vian also offers a complete strap program which includes Alligator, Ostrich, Python and other exotic skins.

The Le Vian time collection includes Centurion, Delano, Delano Midi, Delano Mini (diamond and non diamond versions), Madison, Phantom, SoHo, St. Tropez and Trio. Le Vian launches the Duo collection and the Midnight Collection.

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Shopper Shuttle and Fashion Week

In celebration of this year's LA Fashion Week, Shopper Shuttle will dedicate a luxury minibus that will travel between Culver City's Smashbox Studios and Downtown L.A.'s Calmart.

The route will go through the city streets and shopping districts in Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Hollywood and Downtown LA.

With proper identification (official event tag), attendees and participants of the L.A. Fashion Week will be able to ride for only $5. The bus and route are ideal for out-of-town visitors without transportation means. Shopper Shuttle passengers avoid the hassle of driving and contending with parking to/from the event. Through Shopper Shuttle, attendees can visit popular shopping districts on the route, as well as stop to take a power-lunch or pick-up a cappucino during breaks.

For the first time, L.A. Fashion Week attendees will have the power to move around and shop around Los Angeles

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Scarlett Johansson, nominated for best supporting actress for her work in 'Match Point,' arrives for the 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards on Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Chopard At The Golden Globes

Scarlett Johasnson Nominee
Johansson, nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for the film Matchpoint selected to wear Chopard's flawless white diamond (14.48) chandelier earrings set in 18-k white gold, an exquisite oval ruby (14.60 ct) and white pave diamond (2.62 ct) ring set in 18-k yellow and white gold and a brilliant oval-shaped white diamond (23.7 ct) bracelet set in 18-k white gold.

Ziyi Zhang Nominee
Zhang, nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Drama for her role in Memoirs of a Geisha selected to wear a trio of Chopard's white diamond bracelets including two heart-shaped diamond bracelets (46.75-ct) and a marquis-cut diamond bracelet (24-ct). Ziyi will also be wearing a flower-shaped yellow and white diamond (8-ct) ring set in 18-k white gold and pink and blue sapphire butterfly earrings with South Sea pearl drops.

Queen Latifah, a presenter, selected jewels from Chopard including their fancy colored diamond (23-ct) round-shaped drop earrings with a fancy yellow pear-shaped diamond(4.76-ct) drop pendant on a diamond(3-ct) chain all set in 18k white gold, and a fancy yellow and white alternating diamond (43.52-ct) bracelet in alternating 18k white and yellow gold.

Jill Hennessey, a presenter and star of the television drama - Crossing Jordan selected an amazing pink topaz (79.63-ct), pink sapphire (2.88-ct) and white diamond ring along with dazzling pear and marquis shaped diamond (30.13-ct) drop earrings, both set in 18-k white gold.

Dakota Johnson, Miss Golden Globe, the daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith wore Chopard's white and fancy yellow pear shaped diamond(4.35-ct) drop earrings with a fancy yellow and white diamond bracelet (23.41-ct) all in alternating 18-k white and yellow gold.

Jaime Pressly supported her nominated comedy My Name is Earl. She selected Chopard's white and orange diamond (10-ct) drop earrings set in 18-k white and yellow gold and a stunning orange sapphire (9.30-ct) and white diamond ring set in 18-k white gold.

Jane Seymour attended with her husband, producer James Keach, in support of his Golden Globe nominated film Walk the Line. Seymour wore Chopard's magnificent pink sapphire(10-ct) and white diamond floral cuff and their pear-shaped white diamond (20-ct) chandelier earrings.

Maggie Grace of Lost attended Golden Globe parties in Chopard's multi-colored sapphire briolette (275.93-ct) and diamond (20.26-ct) necklace, a gorgeous sapphire briolette (520-ct) and diamond (6.56-ct) bracelet and sapphire (10.66-ct) and diamond (1.54-ct) drop earrings all set in 18-k white gold. Posted by Picasa
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Reese Witherspoon, nominated for best actress in a musical or comedy for her work in 'Walk the Line,' arrives for the 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards on Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The Dress Non-Controversy

Golden Globe winner Reese Witherspoon is wearing the same glittery Chanel cocktail dress that Kirsten Dunst had worn to the awards in 2003. The fashion house apologized for 'the oversight.' Witherspoon's publicist Nancy Ryder plans a boycott of Chanel for all of her clients. We cannot believe the big damn fuss over "dressgate" and think it's ridiculous. Dunst looked cute three years ago. Witherspoon looks beautiful now. GET OVER IT.

Platinum at the Globes

Penelope Cruz ("Bandidas"): Platinum and 20 carat diamond earrings, Platinum and 50 carat diamond bracelet, and 20 carat diamond ring by Neil Lane (total price over $1 million dollars).

Reese Witherspoon ("Walk the Line"): Platinum and 10 carat diamond drop earrings, Platinum and 15 carat diamond and onyx bracelet, and a Platinum, French Cut 15 carat diamond bracelet by Neil Lane (price available upon request).

Adrien Brody ("King Kong"): Platinum and diamond "Ascot" pin, Platinum, diamond and onyx cufflinks (priced at $11,000), and a Platinum and 6.2 carat diamond ring (priced at $40,000) by Jacob & Co.

Brandon Routh ("Superman"): Platinum "Time Zone" watch by A. Lange & Sohne, and a Platinum ring by Nikos Jewels (total price $50,000).

Jessica Alba ("Fantastic Four"): Platinum and diamond chandelier earrings and multiple Platinum and diamond cuff bracelets by Neil Lane (price available upon request).

Mandy Moore ("Entourage"): Platinum, diamond and jade necklace, Platinum and diamond chain, Platinum and diamond earrings, Platinum and diamond cocktail ring, and a Platinum and diamond bracelet by Neil Lane (price available upon request).

Geena Davis ("Commander in Chief"): Platinum, ruby and diamond cocktail ring by Jacob & Co. (priced at $750,000).

Sarah Wynter ("24"): A complete Platinum and diamond look including earrings, bracelet, multiple pendants, a ring and band by Neil Lane (price available upon request).

Jane Kaczmarek ("Malcolm in the Middle"): (BTW, BeansTalk actually was there when Kaczmarek was perusing the Platinum array). Platinum and 2.4 carat diamond earrings by Ricardo Basta, Platinum and diamond chain pendant by Neil Lane, Platinum and 4.5 carat diamond earrings by Hearts on Fire, Platinum and 40 carat diamond bezel chain by Renaissance Platinum, and Platinum and diamond earrings and bracelet by Ganjam (total price over $200,000).

Maria Bello ("A History of Violence"): Platinum and diamond brooch by Neil Lane (price available upon request).

Laura Linney ("The Squid & the Whale): Platinum and diamond earrings and a Platinum, diamond and ruby bracelet by Cathy Waterman (price available upon request).

Candice Bergen ("Boston Legal"): Platinum and diamond chandelier earrings by Cathy Waterman (price available upon request).

Ellen Pompeo ("Grey's Anatomy"): Platinum and diamond ring and bracelet by Neil Lane.

Elizabeth Perkins ("Weeds"): Multiple Platinum, diamond, onyx and colored stone chains, and Platinum, diamond and onyx earrings by Neil Lane (price available upon request).

Gabrielle Union ("Honeymooners"): (We were there when Union arrived at the Luxe Hotel Platinum suite, too) Platinum and moonstone necklace by Raymond C. Yard, and a Platinum, ruby and diamond line bracelet by Sheila Goldfinger (total price at $68,500).

Molly Sims ("Las Vegas"): Platinum, diamond, and onyx line and cuff bracelets, Platinum and diamond earrings, and multiple rings by Neil Lane (price available upon request).

Ryan Phillippe ("Crash"): Platinum and diamond cufflinks by Neil Lane (price available upon request).

Naveen Andrews ("Lost"): Platinum and 8 carat diamond cufflinks by Sol Rafael (priced at $25,000).

Elisha Cuthbert ("24"): Multiple Platinum, diamond and pearl bracelets, Platinum and long diamond earrings, Platinum and diamond necklace, and a Platinum, diamond and pearl ring by Neil Lane.

Marisa Tomei ("The Night Job"): Platinum and diamond bracelet, Platinum, diamond, moonstone and sapphire ring, Platinum and diamond brooch, and Platinum and diamond long earrings by Neil Lane.

Polly Walker ("Rome"): Platinum and 100 carat diamond cuff bracelet, Platinum and 18 carat diamond cocktail ring, and Platinum and 45 carat diamond chandelier earrings by Sol Rafael.

Cheryl Hines ("Curb Your Enthusiasm"): Platinum and diamond earrings, Platinum and ruby line bracelets, and a Platinum and diamond link bracelet by Neil Lane.

Debi Mazar ("Entourage"): Platinum and diamond drop earrings, and multiple Platinum and diamond chains by Neil Lane .

Yunjin Kim ("Lost"): Platinum and 27 carat diamond chandelier earrings (priced at $120,000).

Arielle Kabbel ("Aquamarine"): Platinum and diamond cocktail ring, and 2 Platinum and diamond bangles by Sol Rafael.

Aisha Tyler("Ghost Whisperer"): Platinum and diamond chandelier earrings by Sheila Goldfinger (priced at $16,225).

Barbara Hershey ("Riding the Bullet"): Platinum and diamond "Lion Head" bracelet, cocktail ring, and chandelier earrings by Sol Rafael.

Bijou Phillips ("You Are Here"): Platinum and sapphire earrings and a French Clip necklace by Kothari & Co., Platinum, diamond and onyx drop earrings by Peter Norman & Co., and a Platinum and diamond ring by Sasha Primak (total price over $240,000).

Mary Hart ("Entertainment Tonight"): Platinum and 62 carat diamond bracelet, Platinum and 18.5 carat diamond earrings, Platinum and diamond necklace, and a Platinum and multicolor diamond cocktail ring by Sol Rafael.

Vanessa Manillo ("Entertainment Tonight"): Platinum and diamonds by the yard chain, Platinum and diamond chandelier earrings, Platinum and diamond bracelet, and a Platinum and diamond cocktail ring by Sol Rafael.

Nancy O'Dell ("Access Hollywood"): Platinum and 2.96 carat multicolored diamond bracelet by J.B. International (priced at $235,000).

Billy Bush ("Access Hollywood"): Platinum, diamond, and quartz ring by M.Y. Label, and a Platinum and black leather watch by A. Lange & Sohne (total price at $38,000).

Maria Menounos ("Access Hollywood"): Platinum and 10 carat diamond ring by J.B. International, Platinum and diamond briolette earrings by Mimi So, Platinum and diamond bracelet by Renaissance Platinum, Platinum and diamond necklace by Erica Courtney, and a Platinum and diamond chain by 23rd Street Jewelers (total price over $400,000).

Ryan Seacrest ("American Idol" and "E! Network"): Platinum, onyx and pearl cufflinks with matching shirt studs by Neil Lane.

Mark McGrath ("Extra"): Platinum and leather bracelet and a Platinum ring by Nikos Jewels (total price at $21,000), and Platinum and diamond cufflinks by Sol Rafael.

Dayna Devon ("Extra"): Platinum and 11 carat diamond cocktail ring and chandelier earrings by Sol Rafael.

Giuliana DePandi ("E! Network"): Platinum, pearl, and aquamarine earrings by Jeannette Fossas, and a Platinum and diamond lariat by 23rd Street Jewelers (total price more than $90,000).

Samantha Harris ("E! Network"): Platinum and 43 carat diamond necklace by Jacob & Co., Platinum and 26 carat "Adornment" bracelet by Hearts on Fire, Platinum and 7 carat diamond bracelet by Kwiat, Platinum and 7.43 diamond chandelier earrings by Peter Norman & Co., antique Platinum and yellow beryl ring by Erica Courtney, and a Platinum and multicolor diamond bracelet by Kothari & Co. (total price over $660,000).

About Platinum

Platinum is prized for its Pure, Rare and Eternal qualities:

PURE: Platinum's high level of purity (generally 90%-95% pure) endows it with both a natural white luster, allowing the true radiance of a diamond or gemstone to shine; and hypoallergenic qualities that prove ideal for sensitive skin. Only the purest platinum jewelry will bear a stamp reading "PLATINUM," "PLAT," "Pt 950," or "Pt 900," signifying the jewelry is 90% to 95% pure platinum.

RARE: Platinum is 30 times more rare than gold.

ETERNAL: Platinum will hold a diamond or gemstone securely, now and for always.

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Hugh Laurie poses with the award he won for best actor in a television drama series for his work on 'House,' at the 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards on Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Platinum Jewelry by
Erica Courtney at Globes

Camryn Manheim ("Elvis"): Platinum, diamond and aquamarine "Dream Catcher" cocktail ring and chandelier earrings.

Sarah Chalke ("Scrubs"): Platinum and kunzite earrings and cocktail ring.

Hugh Laurie ("House"): Platinum and iolite cufflinks and shirt studs.

Kelly Carlson ("Nip/Tuck"): Platinum "Bar" bracelet, Platinum and aquamarine chandelier earrings and oval cocktail ring.

Melinda Clarke ("The OC"): Platinum "Tulip" earrings, Platinum and black diamond "Snake" cuff bracelet, Platinum and diamond cocktail ring, and a Platinum and green beryl cocktail ring.
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