Oscar goodies are in the bag


Oscar presenters have much to look forward to: the coveted Oscar goodie bag.

Originally created as a small token of appreciation to about 40 presenters, it has grown to a Hefty bag-size basket.

According to Hollywood buzz, the gift basket, which was valued at $8,000 back in 1999, is now worth nearly $30,000. So, what's in the bag for 2003? Below is a partial list with manufacturers' estimated retail value:

Estee Lauder Oscar Spa package (a custom-made Goyard travel case stuffed with Manolo Blahnik sandals, Hermes beach towel, La Grande Dame Veuve Clicquot champagne, gift certificate for spa services, Estee Lauder cosmetics), $15,000

Morton's Steakhouse gift certificate, $1,500

Revlon Red Carpet Bag filled with Revlon cosmetics, $1,000

Fendi stainless steel wristwatch, $995

Waterford crystal vase with Givere chocolate truffles, $350

Omas 360 Rolling Ball blue resin pen, $250

Sjal's holistic skin-care products, $230

Enjoy perfume by Jean Patou, $85

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