Advertisement The Toronto International Film Festival starts Thursday and brings an army of celebrities to our town. Local gift lounges invite influencers, filmmakers, actors and media types to come and get swag bags full of luxury items.Here’s our annual guide to where the gifts are for invited guests:10TH ANNUAL ESSENTIALS LOUNGEEsther Garnick, head honcho of EGPR, marks a decade for the Essentials Lounge, a one-day event Wednesday that pampers the press before they begin the TIFF marathon. EGPR offers posh products for hair and skin care, makeup, foot massages, reality TV binge-watching on hayu (first all-reality subscription video-on-demand service from NBCUniversal), and snacks.Wait —no vodka? Facebook LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment As soon as you’re rich and famous enough to buy whatever you want, people line up to give you free stuff.Go figure.It’s one of the great perks of celebrity — but behind the apparent generosity is the certain knowledge that if Ryan Reynolds drinks it or Jennifer Lopez wears it, everybody else will want it, too. Login/Register With: Advertisement Advertisement Twitter

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