DPA and Nathalie Dubois are back with The DPA LOUNGE to the Croisette at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival

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Nathalie Dubois and DPA will be introducing to the stars new brands or newest items from all over the globe in her famous DPA gift lounge at the Carlton Intercontinental hotel

After the unparalleled successes of the Cannes Film Festival gifting suites in 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2011 and featuring over $100,000 gift bags received by Sharon Stone, Morgan Freeman, Paris Hilton, Fifty Cents, Minnie Driver, Adrian Brody, Djimon Hounsou, Audrey Dana, Maiween, Gerard Jugnot, Gerard Depardieu or Michael Madsen, retreat producer Nathalie Dubois and Entertainment Strategist Company DPA return for the CANNES 2012 DPA LOUNGE at the Cannes Film Festival.

DPA was the first company to ever establish an American gift suite on the Croisette, and is till today the ONLY marketing company to have established official partnerships with the biggest film or TV festivals worldwide and every year continues to amaze its stars and medias guests.

May 16th through May 25th “The Palace of the Stars”, The Intercontinental Carlton Hotel in Cannes will host the most glamorous and sought after location at the Cannes Film

Festival 2012: The CANNES 2012 DPA LOUNGE. The world’s biggest and brightest

Stars will be invited to this exclusive location at the Intercontinental Carlton Hotel where they will be pampered in luxury and style. Like last year, the CANNES 2012 DPA LOUNGE will be hosting two spaces: A small show room and a gifting suite. ”We worked 5 months for finding the best of products and we arrive to a fantastic choice of new as well as established brands,” says Nathalie Dubois. The big highlight of our event is a full room of high fashion products, available to “climb the stairs” (“Montee des marches”- red carpet), but also to be gifted.”

Italian NANDO MUZI will present in the DPA gift suite an exclusive selection of its best handmade stilettos and clutches. Known for its creations full of colors, sensuality and chic, his shoes were seen on the feet of Lindsay Lohan, or Celine Dion, and this year will be on the Cannes red carpet! Serbian Vilorija by Jelena Vujanovic will offer one of a kind dresses, with a flavor of 70's Paco Rabanne or Courreges.Canadian Angie Arsenault and her line ANGELA GRACE will have a collection of unconventional gorgeous and meaningful works of fine jewellery (with a special Fox ring was designed for Wes Anderson). Luxury Brazilian BARBARA BELA’s Evening dresses, with plenty of ultra sophisticated embroidered pieces, will be very coveted by the female guests, for their red carpet appearances. Norwegian fashion designer CECILIE MELLI combines classic silhouettes with exclusive details, giving sober Scandinavian design a continental look. The women’s wear, and cocktail dresses are famous for their simplicity and fine details. The Cecilie Melli accessories include products like earrings, silk shawls, rings, bracelets, handbags and necklaces. The most recent project is the design and manufacturing of fish skin bags, which is a beautiful and sustainable material, perfect for sophisticated fashion products. MARCHON, faithful to the DPA gifting suites worldwide since 2007, will gift in Cannes its new collection of top Italian sunglasses including PUCCI. “We are very excited to invite back NOVA SCOTIA MICHIQUE and their fabulous clutches and bags on the red carpet”. Based in Nova Scotia, the two twin sisters designed for Cannes some special very colorful pieces. Speaking about “red carpet”, RED CARPET Paris will be on hands to soothe the guests’ feet by providing their great luxurious soles.

Stars love to travel and French Polynesia became over the years a favorite destination of Nathalie Dubois. Stars favorite’s ST REGIS BORA BORA will be gifting to selected guests a trip valued at over $90,000 and featuring night stays at the Royal villa estate on their property in magical Bora Bora, including airplane tickets. LE TAHAA private island Resort and Spa will also offer a stay in their gorgeous private island across from the island of Tahaa, and ST REGIS PRINCEVILLE will have nothing to envy French Polynesia, and will also invite selected guests to stay in its resort in Kauai. The St. Regis Princeville Resort marks the legendary brand's first resort in Hawai'i and introduces an unparalleled level of sophistication and serene luxury to one of the most remarkable destinations in the world

The Beauty will not be left on the side in the DPA gift suite, with the very noticed presence of top French brand CLARINS, which will be offering some its best sellers, worldwide famous products including “l’eau dynamisante”. Spanish leader THE LAB ROOM will create for the event an eyebrow bar and a perfume bar, where stars could be pampered for their red carpet appearances. They will also have tones of products, on hands, so the stars could go home with some the all botanical and natural skincare masks, serums, creams or oils. Nathalie’s favorite Marseilles-based CHATEAU BERGER COSMETIQUES, exquisite range of products with its mantra ”beauty at any age”, will launch its spa creamy and rich textures products and tired stars will become addicted to its “velvet beauty mask”. In the beauty contingent, stars will also be gifted with new products from le roi Solomon, la sultane de Saba (fabulous green tea perfumes, and 24 carat gold products), and exclusive stars favorite Natura Bisse.

The sold out brand will be for sure again this year, TEO JASMIN. Chic Parisian boutique TEO JASMIN will return with new styles of pillows, and bags, for the DPA guests to take home and featuring the likes of The Beatles or Brigitte Bardot. Last, for stylish beach looks Nathalie Dubois turned to the trendy designs of Brazilian Lybethras and Havaianas will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a special gift bag of flip flops and espadrilles
Introducing for the first time ever, raw food and green smoothies during the Cannes film festival, DPA and KEIMLING will create very healthy green smoothies and raw foods bar, and will gift to stars the” Rolls Royce " of all blenders VITAMIX. Champagne PIAFF will also be in the lounge this year to toast with its incredible champagne the best of stars.

“CANNES 2012 DPA LOUNGE” will strike again on the croisette of the Festival De Cannes” Says retreat producer Nathalie Dubois .THE CANNES 2012 DPA LOUNGE will be one of the premiere retreats at the Cannes Film Festival, adding to the splendor and glamour of the biggest red-carpet event in the world, with gifts totaling over $100,000 for some of the lucky selected guests. Also featured in the CANNES 2012 DPA LOUNGE are: Eva Varro, Manuka doctor, Tahizea, MingCha Tea, Milena’s Boutique, artist Mercedes new CD and perfume and Teeboo.

The CANNES 2012 DPA LOUNGE is located at the International Carlton Hotel, in suites 144 and 145 and will be opened may 16th to May 25th, from 10am to 6pm daily
The lounge is expected to welcome many A-list celebrities or juries members present at the Cannes film festival this year.

About DPA
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. "Celebrities want new and exciting products -- products that are exotic. They don't just want the same thing at every suite," says Nathalie Dubois. With products, designers and treatments from all over the globe, Nathalie Dubois puts on the best show in town.

PAST ATTENDEES OD DPA GIFTING LOUNGES: Queen Latifah, Charlize Theron, Richard Gere, Sharon Stone, Angela Basset, Rachel Bilson, Eva Longoria, Morgan Freeman, Terrance 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, Terry O’Quinn, Kevin Mc hale, Simon Baker, Jane Lynch, Jessica Schorz, Maria Bello, Minnie Driver, Felicity Huffman, Adrian Brody, Colin Firth, Carey Mulligan, …
This event is not affiliated with the Cannes film festival

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