With Reese Witherspoon, Anjelica Huston, Jacqui and Gia Getty, Mena Suvari, Sheryl Crow and Owen Wilson willingly gushing for their pal on camera, Tara Subkoff’s homecoming Tuesday afternoon for Imitation of Christ (she actually premiered the line at a L.A. Metro station four years ago) had all the pomp and circumstance of a film premiere. It played into the former actress’ scheme of all things classically Hollywood. That included the "Star Wars" theme endlessly blasting and a "security" crew engaging in pat-downs at the door and other intentional McCarthy-like behavior (Subkoff’s words) before and during the rerun of the ready-to-wear, which had debuted in New York.

New were another round of resurrected vintage looks and a sexed-up Esther Williams swimwear collection presented on teenage synchronized swimmers in the Avalon Hotel pool — a last act that brought down the house.

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