Meanwhile, Rihanna, sparkling in a crystal-studded dress, performed to some 300 partiers to celebrate Swarovski's new Swanflower monogram Thursday night. "It was my kind of crowd; they were all dancing and singing along," said the singer, who next month joins Kanye West for his "Glow in the Dark" tour. "It's a lot of fashion, so it's gonna be fun," Rihanna said, adding that her outfits will be "bold and Sixties- and Seventies-inspired."
After her show, she and West headed across town to a cabaret club where Brooklyn based-artist Santogold rocked a crowd, including Twiggy, at Stella McCartney's after-show party. "This is for creative people, like Stella, who pioneer their own paths," Santogold hollered before belting out her "Creator" track. The singer is wrapping her debut solo album, for which she just shot a video in London, and has just recorded a mix tape with M.I.A. producer Diplo.
French singer Soko, fresh from supporting Kate Nash at an NME gig in London, revealed she's to play the U.K.'s Glastonbury festival and start work on her debut album this summer.
McCartney, for her part, could finally let her hair down. "I've been pregnant for the last three seasons. I can finally enjoy a drink," she said.
STAIR CASE: It's nice to know that even strapping Jason Statham, aka Frank Martin of "Transporter" fame, can get winded. "We ran up 1,000 steps of the Eiffel Tower. Thankfully there were no more," joked the British Olympic athlete-turned-actor at John Galliano's show Saturday night. Statham, who shared the front-row spotlight with Kanye West, Rihanna and Lucy Liu, said that he was in Paris to film "Transporter 3." "We're trying to keep the female lead secret for the moment," he said.