You don’t think Madonna’s going to just give your average post-Oscar party, right? A goody bag with a lipstick in it? Not on your life. They don’t call her the Material Girl for nothing. No less that Gucci sponsored her fifth annual Oscar night party, which was held in the home of her manager Guy Oseary.
For a guest list that included such heavyweights as Leonardo DiCaprio, Salma Hayek-Pinault (who’s husband owns the Gucci Group), Emma Stone, Gwen Stefani, Jack Nicholson, David and Victoria Beckham, Kristen Wiig, Bradley Cooper, Jodie Foster, Colin Firth, Harvey Weinstein, Mila Kunis, Penelope Cruz, Katy Perry and Sandra Bullock, it had to be a one of a kind evening — and God knows, there were lots of competing parties to which they were invited.
So Gucci — who dressed Christian and Sibi Bale, Robert Downey Jr. and Cameron Diaz for the Oscars — flew in a special Florentine artisan, whose work bench was set up at Oseary’s home so he could hand-emboss the initials of attending guests on signature pieces of Gucci luggage that they received as gifts. As if that weren’t enough, stars were given pairs of Gucci sunglasses to be able to deal with the light of dawn as the sun came up the day after Oscars. For those jumping on flights, they were obviously completely prepared.
Now, will we see a Gucci artisan showing up at cool parties around town in the future? We doubt it. Not everyone’s Madonna. But if Salma were to host an Oscar party …