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HOLLYWOOD — If beautiful bodies are a religion in La-La-Land, the summertime daylong “nightclub” rite Sunday Service is clearly the city’s temple. The weekly Sunday afternoon party on the top-floor pool deck of the Hollywood & Highland shopping and entertainment complex gives Angelenos the license to pair high heels with the tiniest of bikinis (not exactly beach-ready) and get toasted on sun and cocktails. Forget MTV’s Beach House. Here, the DJs spin better tunes —?Bebel Gilberto, Talking Heads and 50 Cent — and thanks to celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, the grub is tastier. And, without any help from central casting, the bods are hotter, too.

This story first appeared in the August 20, 2003 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

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