by • September 6, 2015 • Events, TorontoComments (0)

#TIFF15 | Celebrating like a celebrity with #NKPRIT15

I can’t believe that another TIFF season has come and gone. As you’ve certainly noticed, we had a lot of fun attending some of the best events alongside A-list celebrities and film lovers. One of the TIFF events that we look forward to most of all is of course NKPR’s IT Lounge. As you would have seen in our recent contest where one lucky fan won a #NKPRIT15 swag bag of their very own, it was one of the places to be and be seen. Come and see why in another #TIFF15 round up post!

“Celebrating 10 and 40 years respectively, NKPR’s highly sought-after IT Lounge and the Toronto International Film Festival will officially partner for the first time – a coming together of the decades – to create an exclusive anniversary Festival experience at TIFF.”

The prestigious IT Lounge always has amazing brands who participate in the gifting experience for the lucky attendees. This year’s brands included (in no particular order): Saje Natural WellnessGoodyBarilla PastaCross PensTom TailorSEQUENCE & TWENTYSIXI had so much fun talking with them all!

Launched on #ForceFriday, @crosspens has @starwars pens. STAR. WARS. ? #NKPRIT15 #MakeYours #TIFF15

A photo posted by Daniel Desforges (@dothedaniel) on

Tattooed men & candy? I’m down. Loving the energy and products from @GoodyHair ? #NKPRIT15 A photo posted by Daniel Desforges (@dothedaniel) on

To see even more moments from celebrities who attended the #NKPRIT15 experience, make sure to follow:








Here are just a few of our favourite moments and people!







Did we also mention that celebrities had a chance to join W Magazine and photographer Caitlin Cronenberg for a beautiful portrait? I hope that one day I am able to make the shortlist to have the honour of being included in this exclusive experience. A boy can dream! Here are some of our favourite portraits

” In 2006, NKPR’s IT Lounge was the first gifting suite in North America to bring cause to the forefront. This tradition of giving back continues, and in 2015 a donation will be made to Artists for Peace and Justice for every celebrity who sits for a portrait.” 

#NKPRIT15 DoTheDaniel Caitlin Cronenberg






Last, but certainly NOT least, we all enjoyed delicious food in the  “Casa Barilla” Restaurant and Chef Showcase.  Below are the participating restaurants, their dishes and select photography of famous food lovers.

Deconstructed Timpano  – Chef Eron Novalski, Aria Ristorante

Fusilli alla Sorana – Chef Giovanni Sarra, Francobollo

Penne Lisce al Forno – Chef Saverio Macri, Cibo Wine Bar

Gemelli Ala Vodka – Chef Leslie Chan, Dimmi Trattoria & Bar

Viva L’Italia Roasted Tomato & Pepper Pasta Salad with Pesto – Chef Kevin Maniaci, East Side Mario’s 


#NKPRIT15 TIFF Keisha Barilla Canada

#NKPRIT15 TIFF Connor Barilla Canada



To follow along on the #nkprIT15 adventures, celebrity sightings and behind the scenes moments, make sure to follow @natashaNKPR on Twitter and Instagram. Follow the #NKPRIT15 & #TIFF15 hashtags to see some of the best moments from this year’s TIFF festivities. You won’t be dissapointed!

For more behind the scenes of this and other amazing brands we are working with around the world, make sure to follow along with the #DoTheDaniel Instagram account. We would love to have you join on our adventures!

Photos: Daniel Desforges & NKPR


Daniel Desforges

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