DPA and Nathalie Dubois are celebrating the Cannes Film Festival with “The DPA Cannes gifting lounge 2019”. Cannes is in a exceptional situation during the film festival: many still try to get tickets for the greatest films, even more want to take a close look at one of the big stars once in their lives.
And many of the internationally successful stars visited Nathalie Dubois in her DPA Gifting Suite at the Intercontinental Carlton Hotel and enjoy valuable and exclusive gifts. Nathalie Dubois presents the latest brands and products from all over the world.
The focus is on beauty and wellness. Because Nathalie Dubois knows exactly that celebrities, who are constantly in the spotlight, like to relax in peace in between – and they can do that with her.
Nathalie Dubois, founder of DPA, decides who will be invited to the wonderful world of DPA. „As part of the festival, I invite award-winning directors, famous actors or up-and-coming artists to my gift suite. Everyone loves gifts,“ Nathalie Dubois tells with a smile, even the stars. “
The success of the DPA Gifting Suite in Cannes is beyond question. In the past years countless stars have visited Nathalie’s Suite: Isabelle Adjani, Charlize Theron, Richard Gere, Sharon Stone, Eva Longoria, Morgan Freeman, Spike Lee, Tom Hardy, Roman Polanski and many more.
So once again this year, renowned and successful companies with desirable gifts were in the DPA Suite in Cannes:
A hot tip in the DPA Gift Lounge was a mini spa from the American Haas Wellness Center in partnership with Cutera, who offered the truSculpt® iD and Laser Genesis® Aesthetic Treatments. Pharmacist Hilda Kasimian founded the HAAS Wellness Center in 2001, prior to which she worked at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for 10 years. As a working mother and woman, it was very important to her to have a healthy lifestyle for herself and her children. With her wellness center, she created a place that promotes health and fitness for men, women and our youth.
The Laser Genesis® process gently improves red and brown discoloration and stimulates collagen remodeling to improve the appearance of wrinkles and other visible signs of aging or sun damage. Non-invasive body shaping is the first non-surgical treatment that patients seek aesthetically. And Laser Genesis® is the skin rejuvenation treatment many celebrities look for before they walk the red carpet, giving them a new, radiant complexion.
TruSculpt® is a non-surgical fat reduction treatment that uses monopolar radiofrequency technology. TruSculpt® was introduced in 2018. It has been clinically proven to eliminate fat cells in stubborn areas. The treatment takes only 15 minutes. TruSculpt® iD works in areas of the body that were resistant to diet and exercise. Body Sculpting is the number one non-invasive aesthetic treatment in demand in the United States.
Cavi Pur has launched Crave Free, the first caviar supplement on the market. Due to its life-generating abilities, it is the most energetic and balanced superfood in the world. Cavipur was founded by a mother-daughter-son trio with Russian roots, the Shoykhets. They developed Cavi Pur with a team of chemists, biochemists, food engineers and doctors. This Cavi Pur-Team combines its scientific expertise with the wisdom of nature to develop a unique method that harnesses the power of caviar and improves its effectiveness. Crave Free naturally contains dozens of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids and microelements. It nourishes, regenerates and protects the body at the cellular level, thus preventing cravings and promises a longer life, younger appearance and a more vital feeling.
Sheer Necessity – The founder is Kimmie Jeppson, known from several television roles and as a guest star in well-known series. Coffee Addict Coffee Scrub™ was born in search of a peeling and 4 years of experimenting and testing that she could tolerate. The peelings consist only of natural and organic coffee-based ingredients for the treatment of acne, eczema, problem skin and anti-aging. They are rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.
ByZIA – Agathe Lauriau-Baërd launched the jewellery brand in 2006 and since then the brand has offered trendy and stylish jewellery. The brand features beautiful prints, art deco motifs, stylized leaves, delicate chains, all gilded with fine gold and decorated with carefully selected pearls. The name By Zia comes from the cartoon „Les Cités d’or“! Zia, pretty girl, always decorated with pretty gold jewelry!
Fazup is a French startup specializing in amazing anti-wave patches for mobile phones – the mobile phone is the main source of electromagnetic radiation. Fazup reduces the waves by 99% of the SAR (specific absorption rate – indicator of the radiation of your mobile phone). Fazup is an ultra-thin, practical and stylish patch that can be attached to the back of mobile phones using a specific positioning shape for each phone model.
Keiichiro presents amazing bags. „I have a dream that one day I will create something truly aesthetic that will touch people’s hearts without words, just like a beautiful sunset,“ explains designer and leather expert Keiichiro Fukushima. He works with each client to create a personalized, unique bag that combines flawless aesthetics with respect for the environment.
Katmikko Paris – is ladies swimwear for women who want to look chic at any time of the day. The summer materials are muslin, cotton, linen and silk. Annabelle DAVID, her creator, has been immersed in the world of the African, Asian, Pacific and Indian Oceans since childhood and now produces casual but chic collections.
DPA offered amazing trips for the favorite travelers too: 10 well-known got 10 trips (valued at over $3,000) to Relais and Chateaux’s Le Taha’a Island Resort and Spa, in French Polynesia, 5 minutes away from Bora Bora. Leading Hotels’ Soori Bali will pamper 10 selected guests to Bali in its all villas and black sand beach gorgeous resort (designed by internationally renowned SCDA architects headed by Soo k Chan, Soori Bali is an inspired expression of contemporary Asian architecture The website and magazine Beau Monde traveler will add to fun, inviting stars to 25 of its destinations, such as Thailand, Tuscany, Cyprus, South Africa…
DPA loves to support fair trade, eco-friendly and innovative young companies. Krama Heritage supports ONG Pour un sourire d enfant, as well as giving jobs to 50 Cambodians, who work in very controlled and good conditions. The Kramas are a delicate multiuse Cambodian scarf, and stars will have a total choice of different colors.
The DPA Cannes Gifting Lounge also featured in 2019 Maison Manival and LDM – Les Délices de Manon from Grenoble with a special delicacy: the traditional macaroons without gluten, lactose or fat but with 100% natural flavors. As it has been for hundreds of years, it is made according to an ancient recipe using only natural ingredients, in many variations and colours.
Lothantique offers wonderful bath products as well as body care and fragrance series made of natural elements. The packaging is made of recyclable materials.
The Good Gin – essence of life – was launched this year by Austrian entrepreneur Susanne Baumann-Cox. It is an organic gin and contains ‚healthy‘ botanicals such as Ashwagandha, an important Ayurvedic remedy, turmeric or raw cocoa. These ingredients contain secondary plant substances, adaptogens, which help the body to process stress and support cell renewal.
DPA was the first company to ever establish a “gift lounge” “suite cadeaux” or gift suite” on the Croisette and is today the ONLY marketing company to have established official partnerships with the biggest film or TV festivals worldwide and every year, it continues to amaze its stars and medias guests. A veteran in the production of star- studded events, Nathalie Dubois, President and CEO of DPA, has proven herself to be exceptionally innovative and successful in the realm of celebrity gift suites. With six major suites in the past year alone, Nathalie Dubois and DPA have become an intricate part of almost every major award show or film festival worldwide. Originally from France, Nathalie Dubois attributes her success in part to her world travels and the exotic cultural influences of the products she picks for her unique gift suites. DPA worked also with corporations such as AMC, Warner Brothers TV or Dick Clark productions to produce official gift suites in events such such as American Music Awards, Billboard Music awards, Hollywood Film Awards, Toronto Film festival or world-famous Comic Con…
PAST ATTENDEES OF DPA GIFTING LOUNGES: Queen Latifah, Isabelle Adjani, Charlize Theron, Richard Gere, Sharon Stone, Gerard Jugnot, Christophe Lambert, Karin Viard, Angela Basset, Rachel Bilson, Eva Longoria, Morgan Freeman, Anthony Anderson, Terrence Howard, Catherine Deneuve, Spike Lee, Vanessa Williams, Kate Walsh, Paula Abdul, Eric Roberts, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jennifer Hudson, Scarlet Johansson, Edie Falco, Sarah MacLalan, Vanessa Williams, Maria Bello, Minnie Driver, Felicity Huffman, Adrian Brody, Viola Davis, the Coen brothers, Colin Firth, Carey Mulligan, Tom Hardy, Roman Polanski, Claude Lelouch, Susan Sarandon and Viola Davis…