Local Vancouver Island company’s baby bibs and blankets chosen to be featured among celebrities’ gifts at 2011 pre-Emmy Awards ceremony gift reception.


Nanaimo, BC–  Competition is fierce to be one of the select products celebrities receive at awards ceremonies’ pre-show gifting events.  Bella and Charlie Designs announces that they have been chosen for a posh, extremely coveted opportunity this fall.  The Nanaimo company’s handmade bibs and baby blankets will be featured in a 2011 Emmy Awards pre-ceremony gifting suite taking place on September 16 and 17 in Los Angeles, California.  The event is being organized by well-known party planner and designer to the stars, Jayneoni Moore.  The location has yet to be announced.

A celebrity’s association with a product gives a huge boost to the product’s status and sales.  Bella and Charlie Designs’ owners, sisters Jessica Davis and Maquinna Marriott, are thrilled with the prospect of increased exposure their products will receive.  Davis embraces the opportunity, saying, “Both my sister and I couldn’t be happier about being asked to participate in this event.  It has done wonderful things for many small businesses, and we are so excited about introducing Bella and Charlie Designs to these celebs!”   Their bibs and blankets will be photographed with the celebrities who receive them.

This is the third such event in which the company has been invited to participate.  Most recently, their bibs were included in a similar event for the Oscars.   Attendees to this event included Minnie Driver, Kathleen Robertson, Larry Birkhead, Dot Marie Jones, Kelly Rutherford, Rachel Zoe, Nancy O’Dell, Samantha Harris, Esai Morales, Autumn Reeser, and Danica McKellar.

It is not yet confirmed which celebrities will be attending this event.

Currently, Bella and Charlie Designs operates as an online store where their handmade bibs and baby blankets are available, www.bellaandcharliedesigns.com.  They can also be found at select retail stores in Nanaimo and Port Alberni.

About the Company

Bella and Charlie Designs is a Nanaimo, BC company started in 2009 by two sisters, Jessica Davis and Maquinna Marriott.  The company was born when both sisters, who each had babies around the same time, found that cute bibs with personality and style were just not available.   They decided to make their own. They have since sold their bibs and baby blankets online at www.bellaandcharliedesigns.com.  Their products can also be found at Malilah Magoo’s Children’s Wear and Kit N. Caboodle Children’s Consignment in Nanaimo, and Klubhouse for Kids, Port Alberni.


For more information about Bella and Charlie Designs and their inclusion in the pre-Emmy gifting suite, please visit www.bellaandcharliedesigns.com or contact Publicist Kim Plumley, Publicity Mavens, at 250-390-9285 or vial email at kim@publicitymavens.com.