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Friday, September 18, 2015

Bask-It-Style 2015 Media Event for TIFF in Toronto

Here’s another TIFF in town, and this Sunday, September 20th, is the last day of our own international film festival. As it happens every year, Toronto gets the entire world’s attention during the TIFF days in September. And just like every year, Hollywood celebrities adorned our city during TIFF days between September 10th and 20th. Among those who came to TIFF this year was Jake Gyllenhaal, Julianne Moore, Jane Fonda, Salma Hayek, Jessica Chastain, Ryan Reynolds, Johnny Depp, Helen Mirren, Shia LaBoeuf, Penelope Cruz, Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Kate Winslet, Kristen Stewart, Emily Blunt, Naomi Watts, Susan Sarandon, Elle Fanning, Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Elizabeth Olsen, Rachel Weisz, Ethan Hawke, Matt Damon, Pamela Anderson, Drew Barrymore, and others.

GLO Communications, a Public Relations boutique from Toronto managed by PR specialist Jessica Glover, invited fashion and entertainment media from Toronto to the annual Bask-It-Style media event (the seventh this year) that took place at Shangri-La Hotel from downtown Toronto on September 9th 2015, one day before TIFF kicked off on Thursday, September 10th. Bask-It-Style is taking celebrity gifting to new heights by assembling and hand delivering VIP gift bags to the hotels where the stars are staying during TIFF. This year’s sponsors cover it all from beauty to fashion and from food to books. There is something for every visiting celebrity in town for TIFF. In the past celebrities gifted through our hotel partners have included Sir Elton John, Megan Fox, Matt Damon, Ellen Page, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Garner, Julianne Moore and many more.

“We are excited to kick-off the seventh year of Bask-It-Style”, says Jessica Glover, Principal, GLO Communications. Every year we work with some top brands showcasing new products that we are thrilled to share.”

2015 Bask-It-Style sponsors include:
Balkan Steakhouse: Catering sponsor;
Browns Shoes: Media gift bag sponsor;
Chatters Salon: Kenneth Bernard Quench shampoo and conditioner, plus 30% discount cards;
Doi Chaang Coffee: Beyond Fair Trade organic coffee;
DK Publishing: Eyewitness Travel Top 10 Toronto – new edition;
D.A.D Publishing: A Bedtime Story – L. C. Moon;
Green & Black’s Organic: White bars, 70% dark bars and milk chocolate bars;
The Six Food + Drink: Variety of organic raw juices;
Lise Watier: Rouge Fondant Suprême (shade: Emma) and Neiges eau de toilette roll-on;
Me + You Bags: Celebrity gift bags sponsor;
Neutrogena®: Naturals™ purifying make-up removing wipes, Hydro Boost™ gel cream, Rapid Dark Circle Repair Eye and Healthy® Instant skin refiner;
Natur-a: Enriched organic fortified soy beverage (flavours: cappuccino, mango, chocolate and strawberry);
Old Tomorrow CPA beer: 473 ml cans of Old Tomorrow CPA;
Penguin Random House Canada: Free Days with George – Colin Campbell;
Procter & Gamble: Meta fibre bar;
Private Estates Above the Shangri-La Hotel Toronto – Venue sponsor;
Warner’s: No Side Effects bra and No Pinches, No Problem panty;
Sharp Magazine: Media sponsor;
S/Style & Fashion Magazine: Media sponsor;
Simon and Schuster: Luckiest Girl Alive – Jessica Knoll;
Simply 7 Snacks®: Quinoa chips (flavours: sea salt, cheddar and barbecue);
Studio1098: Sterling silver and ruby wishbone necklaces;
Starlight Children’s Foundation: Charitable partner.

On Wednesday, September 9th from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., media were invited to bask in the full Bask-It-Style experience. This year media were treated to a luxurious 2272 square foot suite on the 53rd floor at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto (180 University Avenue). This upscale residence, influenced by European architectural design, features a dazzling view of the city from its large balcony. The two bedroom and three bath suite incorporates 10 foot ceilings, an open concept family room and kitchen. The fully quipped kitchen by Boffi of Italy provides appliances by Miele and SubZero, including a coffee maker and warmer drawer as well as a wine cooler. The suite is not on the market yet.
Gifts included in the gift bag at Bask-It-Style event 2015
Colin Campbell, writer, author of the new book "Free Days with George"

"Free Days with George" by Colin Campbell
Writer L. C. Moon (right), author of the new novel "A Bedtime Story"

At the event
Neutrogena beauty products
Neutrogena beauty products
Studio1098 jewelry
Studio1098 jewelry
Tommy Hilfiger clothing
Simply 7 quinoa chips (very yummy!)
Photo credit: Getty Images


  1. chiar arata super cipsurile cu quinoa!

    1. Buna Coco, ma bucur sa te vad. Le-am gustat, si sunt grozave. :)

  2. Such a great Event! Especially Neutrogena is a brand I really like. Your Blog is super cool :) Are you interested in following each other? If you follow my Blog via GFC I'll follow back as soon as possible. xoxo

    1. Thanks Shades of Fashion, yes it was a cool event. It's an annual occurrence, and I've been going to this event every year since 2012. :)
      I'm glad you like my blog, please come again.
      Yes I would like us to follow each other via GFC, I'll check out your blog and follow you.
      Have a fabulous day!


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