Opening Ceremony Unveil This Year's "Crazy" Gifts

Opening Ceremony Unveil This Year's "Crazy" Gifts


Opening Ceremony Unveil This Year's "Crazy" Gifts

The series is a part of the brand's annual CrazyCozyChill holiday program.

The series is a part of the brand's annual CrazyCozyChill holiday program.

Text: Fred Sahai

Opening Ceremony has unveiled its CrazyCozyChill gift list, with lavish experiences that buyers can buy and bid on for their loved ones. This year, there are 10 one-of-kind presents you have the chance to bid on, with 100% of the proceeds going to the charity of the gift host’s choice. It’s a great way to make a loved-one happy while supporting social justice and change.

Here are V’s favorites amongst Opening Ceremony “Crazy” Gifts.

Photoshoot with David LaChapelle

For $150,000, the winner’s giftee will receive a personal photoshoot with legendary photographer David LaChapelle in Los Angeles. The price includes complete styling, hair and makeup and the lucky recipient of this gift will leave with a 30” x 40” signed framed print. The proceeds will go towards the Jimmy Carter Center.

7-Day Getaway to The Standard, Maldives
The starting bid for this gift is $1,000. The trip is an all-inclusive 7-day getaway to The Standard in the Maldives and includes flights, breakfast, lunch, and dinner at Kula Restaurant, $600 credit at The Standard Spa and $1,000 credit at the Dive Shack for local activities.

Backstage Experience at Saturday Night Live with Bowen Yang
For $5,000, this gift is a backstage experience for two at Saturday Night Live with castmember Bowen Yang and includes a backstage tour and viewing of either the dress rehearsal or taping from Bowen’s dressing room, with access to the studio floor for musical performances. The recipients will also get a photoshoot with house photographer Mary Ellen Matthews’ studio. The proceeds go to benefit Fondo Semillas.

Personal Astrology Reading with Susan Miller
For $2,500 per reading (2 available, either in New York or Los Angeles), winners will get to prepare for the year ahead with a 90-minute reading with astrology legend and founder of Astrology Zone, Susan Miller. The proceeds of this gift will benefit amfAR’s HIV Cure Research initiatives.

Dinner with Amanda Lepore
For $1,000, winners can enjoy a dinner for up to two guests with icon Amanda Lepore at one of her favorite spots. Recipients will also get Amanda will a custom compact mirror, like the ones she typically designs for herself to match her outfits. The proceeds will benefit the Hetrick-Martin Institute.

Personal Message from Natasha Lyonne
For $1,000, the gifter will receive a personalized phone or video message from  Emmy-nominated actress
Natasha Lyonne. The proceeds will benefit the Lower Eastside Girls Club.

Opening Ceremony’s 2019 “Crazy” Gifts are available to purchase on Opening Ceremony’s website. Click here to get shopping and check out the full range of gifts!



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Bon voyage!