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The Rich Get Richer: Inside LA's Top Emmys Gifting Lounges

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As seen here, here and here, we continue to be fascinated by the over-the-top gifting offered to celebs during Awards Season. As if wealthy nominees and star attendees weren't lucky enough what with their McMansions, fancy cars and diamond facials, brands beg for their endorsement before the big show, bribing them with everything from designer handbags to high-tech gear to all-inclusive getaways.

One ceremony that never ceases to trigger extravagant freebies is the Primetime Emmy Awards, which takes place next Monday, August 25 at 5pm PST. We stopped by two popular gifting hubs—the Kari Feinstein's Emmys Style Lounge and the HBO Luxury Lounge—to see what fortunes A through Z-listers will be taking home this year.—Additional reporting by Danielle Directo-Meston.

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