Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Pictured left: Jordin Sparks sparkles in her new Guess Footwear.

The gift items selected for the Celebrity Retreat were the perfect accompaniment for the Teen Choice Awards as the products really captured the essence of what is Hot in Young Hollywood this season. BeansTalk got to listen in to all the dish as the celebs found new fashion fixes, high tech gadgets, and had opportunities to help out with worthy causes. BeansTalk will be featuring many of these moments in upcoming articles about the individual products. In the meantime, here is an overview of who was there:

Tiger Electronics- Tiger Electronics, a division of Hasbro, Inc., has earned a reputation over the years for identifying and bringing to market some of the hottest tech toys and lifestyle products for kids. This fall Tiger will introduce a breakthrough line of consumer electronics and entertainment products designed specifically for tweens including Power Tour Electric Guitar, Mio Pup, I-Dog Amp’d, Beatmix BumbleBee and Dream Life Super Star
Bandai’s Tamagotchi Connection- Bandai America’s latest Tamagotchi Connection toy is all about “living the Tamagotchi life 24/7” and journeying on an adventure through life. Fans play games, got to school, and then when their characters reach adulthood, they can choose a fun career – such as a rock star, fashion designer, doctor, and more. Tamagotchi is the ultimate portable tech toy that allows kids to experience what it’s like to raise a real pet.
CHI- CHI is thrilled to be participating in the 2007 Teen Choice Awards and will be gifting from the CHI, CHI Nails, BioSilk and Gym Grooming for Men lines. CHI is the creator of the prestigious CHI Ceramic Hairstyling Iron and for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month it created the exclusive Pink Ribbon Ceramic Hairstyling Iron that will donate a percentage of the proceeds to benefit Breast Cancer Research. BioSilk is famous for its Silk Therapy and has won the Allure Reader’s Choice Award 3 years in a row for Best De-Frizzing Product. In 2006 the CHI Nails Company was created “like no other” composed of CHI 44 Ceramic for strength and durability, Silk for a high gloss finish and Nano Silver to kill bacteria. GYM Grooming developed the only complete gentlemen’s youth maintenance line that covers hair care, skincare, and body care.
GUESS? Inc. Footwear- Fashion forward footwear styles for men and women. For women, premium fabrics and enchanting pumps reinvent the meaning of glamour. The footwear is designed for the fashion forward woman who is daringly sexy yet has a sophisticated style. For men, the GUESS brand communicates with the man who does not follow trends, but sets them. He dresses impeccably, yet always comfortable, with innovative footwear that compliments his experimental style.
Guitar Hero™- Rocks the 80s takes you back to the radical 80s with spandex, headbands and ultra-hold hairspray. From the #1 Selling Music Video Game Franchise and one of the fastest growing video game franchises ever, Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s features 30 fresh new tracks with hits including I Want Candy and We Got the Beat. Taking venues fresh out of the 80s and giving your favorite characters a retro twist, Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s is, in a word RADICAL!
Hallmark- Celebs get five Hallmark Cards with Sound featuring recordings from original music artists as well as free iTunes downloads.
Hasbro Games Operation Rescue Kit Game- This game is a new version of the classic surgery game that challenges would-be surgeons to use their steady hands and skills to remove ailments such as “joystick wrist” and “texting thumb.” Everyone’s favorite patient, Cavity Sam, has 11 new and 4 classic Funatomy parts (ailments) that need to be removed. And, for the first time, the game has multiple skill levels and an additional requirement for young surgeons to keep in mind while operating – the oxygen pump!
Hello Kitty by Sanrio- Hello Kitty gold-plated necklace. Foxy originals for Momoberry by Sanrio.
Integrity Fashions- Integrity Fashions promotes art on a global scale and contributes a portion of all sales to charity. Through fashion, we hope to bring greater awareness to important issues facing the world today. Your contribution makes a personal statement about where you stand on the issues facing our community. We look forward to your support.
Jawbone. The Best Bluetooth Headset. Ever.- Jawbone is a groundbreaking Bluetooth headset from Aliph that offers fully integrated Noise Shield technology – an advanced, military-grade noise-canceling system. The headset eliminates background noise and seamlessly adjusts speaker volume throughout calls resulting in clear conversations even in the most extreme environments. Jawbone’s acoustic performance is enhanced by an award-winning ergonomic design by Yves Béhar, making Jawbone the first Bluetooth headset consumers want to wear.
LASIK Today- LASIK Today Premium Plan: CustomVue All-Laser LASIK performed with the VISX Star S4 Excimer Laser System (includes Iris Registration) and the IntraLase FS.
Logitech - Focused on innovation and quality, Logitech designs personal peripherals to help people enjoy a better experience with the digital world. Enjoy rich digital iPod(R) audio that moves around the house with you with Logitech's AudioStationTM Express. Get twice the video clarity of conventional webcams with Logitech's QuickCam(R) Ultra Vision.
Mattel Games- Mattel invites tweens to "Get'cha Head in the Game" with the complete collection of High School Musical games, including the High School Musical DVD Board Game, the High School Musical Magic 8 Ball and the High School Musical UNO Card Game.
Rubik’s Revolution Signature Edition from Techno Source- Rubik’s Revolution is the first electronic follow-up to the #1 selling Rubik’s Cube, challenging both a player’s speed and smarts! Available in stores this summer, this interactive, electronic cube features voice, lights, and sound effects. The Rubik’s Revolution is ideal for individual and multi-player gaming, with at least six core games: Light Speed™, Rapid Recharge, Pattern Panic, Cube Catcher, Code Cracker and Multiplayer Madness. The Rubik’s Revolution Signature Edition features a custom display stand and an Official Certificate of Authenticity from Professor Erno Rubik, inventor of the original Cube!
Sean John Eyewear- High-end sunglasses from Sean John
Southpole- Southpole is a megabrand inspired by streetwear in Tokyo, New York, and London. Launched in 1995, it was the first brand to fill a niche for reasonably priced, stylish, hip-hop clothing worn by a diverse market from actors and performers to high-school students. Southpole initially specialized in denim and outerwear and now offers a full range of product categories including sportswear, accessories and footwear. It has grown to become one of the most respected brands in the industry, recognized for creating “The Southpole Trend”. The 2007 Fall and Winter advertising campaign features recording artist Mario and America’s Next Top Model finalist Eugena. The campaign can be found in an array of national publications such as Teen Vogue, Seventeen, Stuff, and Vibe.
Stuart Weitzman- Handbags and small leather goods from Stuart Weitzman.
The Green Bracelet created by Simmons Jewelry Co.- A genuine rough diamond and malachite beaded bracelet with brass accents.
Warmbat Australia- Warmbat manufactures the World’s finest sheepskin footwear. The World’s fastest growing brand of sheepskin boots, Warmbat is Australia’s #1 selling brand and is now available in the USA, Canada, Germany, Italy and the UK. With features like Eco-Friendly Sheepskin , a patented sizing system, memory foam inserts and more, it’s no wonder why Australian’s prefer Warmbat.
Wet Seal- Jacquard roller duffle bag, perfect for the jet-settin’ girl! Zeno- Zeno is the first FDA-approved acne medical device that works by applying heat to kill bacteria in emerging pimples. In clinical trials, 90% of blemishes treated with Zeno, faded or disappeared within 24 to 48 hours.