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