The "Batman Forever" premiere on the West Coast last week was big, even by Hollywood standards. Red carpets were unfurled in all directions from not one but two Westwood theaters on opposite corners, as the street out front turned into star gridlock. Although neither new Batman Val Kilmer nor Chris O'Donnell, making his debut as Robin, showed up in capes and tights, the event gave the normally blasA L.A. crowd a reason to dress.
Debi Mazar, who is featured in the film, did a Fifties number in a lace off-the-shoulder Chanel and a big teased flip. Jim Carrey's Armani tux was specially designed for the event, with a bright green shiny vest to mimic the green Riddler hair he sports in the movie.
"As you can tell, I don't like fashion," wisecracked Drew Barrymore, who was wearing two pastel slipdresses--one over the other. She said she picked them up at Playmates, the trashy lingerie store on Hollywood Boulevard, for $5 each.
Nicole Kidman got an even better deal on the white sequined Dolce & Gabbana over-the-knee dress she was wearing.
"They sent it to me," she said with a smile.
Cindy Crawford was a real crowd-pleaser in a simple D&G pantsuit. Not everyone in Los Angeles, however, has become a fashion maven. A Telemundo reporter interrupted a Crawford interview with, "Excuse me, Christy." A look of horror flashed across Crawford's face.
"You just called me the wrong name," she said, as she huffed off.

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