Here's what was inside the 2017 Emmy’s R 665 585 gift bag


There were lots of winners of those gold winged statuettes this year, but unfortunately not everyone could walk away with one. No one went home empty-handed though.

This year’s nominees and presenters, according to Forbes, got access to what was called the Giving Suite. The suite was created by Backstage Creations in partnership with the Television Academy.

According to Elle Decor presenters and nominees got to give and receive. They could autograph certain items to auction off to raise funds for the Television Academy Foundation, an organisation that aims to engage and educate the next generation of television leaders.

Here they also received the gift bag, containing:

1. A three-night stay at an all-inclusive wellness retreat for two at Canyon Ranch
There are two locations to choose from in Tucson, Arizona, or Lenox, Massachusetts. Apparently the packages at the resort can range anywhere from $5 400 (R71 904) to $21 000 (R279 627).

2. Ferrari Trento wine
You can buy your own bottle of the wine here for $22.99 or R306

3. Benjamin Steakhouse Prime gift certificate
Their website says: “After mastering steak with the critically acclaimed Benjamin Steakhouse, and becoming seafood mavens with The Sea Fire Grill, BRG has melded these two worlds together to create their third concept, Benjamin Prime, where the grill is the main focus. All locations offer the quintessential New York dining experience that business executives, locals and celebrities have come to know and love.” We wonder how difficult it is to get a booking...

4. Delsey Luggage
A very fancy luggage brand which has a range of beautiful suitcases and backpacks to choose from. 

5. Infinity Membership and a free five-day stay with Exclusive Traveler Club

One needs a break after all the prep that goes into award season you know.

6. A silk robe from Xiu Niang Silk and a two-night stay at the Hyatt Regency Suzhou

More rest necessary, obvs.

7. Flow Haircare products
The selection includes instantINTENSITY 30 Second Treatment, radiantARMOR Heat Protectant Spray, and ALL DAY TAME Smoothing Balm.

8. IZUMIO Hydrogen-Infused Water

Normal water doesn't hydrate the skin effectively enough.

9. WOLVERINE shoes

We wonder if Logan would wear these.

10. Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty Daylight Curfew Sweater

Who watches the show? We'd rock one of these.


11. Freeman Beauty clay mask

We'd take a couple tubes since we're headed to a very hot summer and no one wants an oil slick for a face.

All in all, the gift bag is rumoured to be worth nearly $50 000 (R 665 585) and recipients are required to report the fair market value of the merch on their tax returns. 

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