LADIES AND VAMPS
To bare or not to bare. That’s the question the party crowd must contend with as autumn descends on the fair city of Los Angeles. For most, it’s not exactly a tough choice — midriff-baring tops and low-rise pants and skirts are de rigueur for cool girls everywhere. But there are other, less revealing ways to get noticed, and a contingent of sophisticated ladies showed how to do it in sleek trenchcoats, tie-neck tops and clean-cut pants. Here, a look at both fashion camps as they mixed and mingled recently at Beauty Bar, The Moby concert after-party at 360 restaurant and the party at “Maxim Motel” (aka the Farmer’s Daughter Motel).