And in keeping with the eclectic theme, where else but at Vanity Fair's Sixth Annual Amped Concert at night club Boulevard3 would one see Annie Leibovitz hanging with Bobby Brown?
Pals of featured performer Macy Gray--including will.i.am (cq) of The Black Eyed Peas, Natalie Cole, Djimon Hounsou, Lance Bass, Perry Farrell and his wife Ettie--came to support the singer"s charity, The M. Gray Music Academy. Gray, who recently nixed her signature bell bottoms and afro, glammed up for the weekend with a sleek "do, satin evening dress, long black gloves and bling. "I looked at my hair one day and was like, 'Alright already'," she said.
Rocker Farrell looked equally classy in a suit and ascot, revealing, "I was at the Coachella Festival, stopped at the designer outlets and scored this Yves Saint Laurent suit for a bargain."
The makeup, not the clothes, was the focal point at Dior Beauty's annual dinner under the colonnade at Chateau Marmont. Charlize Theron popped by to get her nose powdered before heading out to present an award elsewhere, while Sheryl Crow also paused to chat before heading to dinner at Meg Ryan's house with Gwyneth Paltrow. Gilles Mendel was on a high after meeting his idol Catherine Deneuve, at his own cocktail party a few hours before. "I was surprised she knew me," he said. "But she's a fan of furs." Those who stayed for the late supper included Shiva Rose McDermott, Emmy Rossum, Angie Harmon, Karolina Kurkova, Helena Christensen and Diane Kruger, who bid their adieus just as a new crowd. Aaron Eckhart, Elizabeth Banks and David Lauren and Lauren Bush -- was arriving in for their late-night post-Gagosian fete at Bar Marmont.