At Sunday night’s ICM party, guests were required to drive for miles to a house and register, where they were then given the address of the far-flung Chrysler Lodge. Even indie princess Christina Ricci couldn’t get in. Robin Tunney, one of the lucky ones, arrived decked out in vintage Yves Saint Laurent.
“I decided I’m just going to go all out with the clothes this year,” she explained.
At Monday night’s annual William Morris party at The Shop, co-sponsors Details, Diesel and A Diamond is Forever themed the evening “Denim and Diamonds,” as shearling-clad starlets sparkled in their loaned baubles.
“It’s like the indie version of fur and jewels,” joked one guest.
Mariah Carey slipped in the back door, radiant in a plaid Celine gown and Ralph Lauren shearling.
“So, I’m not cold at all,” she said as she chatted up Patricia Arquette and Zooey Deschanel.
On Tuesday, the industry buzz centered around the bidding war that ensued on Monday for Jennifer Aniston’s movie, “The Good Girl,” which premiered over the weekend. Even though she’d received the thumbs-up from critics for playing an adulterous Texas housewife, Aniston expressed jitters about shedding her sweet “Friends” persona.
“I figured if I’m going to crash and burn I may as well do it now,” shrugged the actress, who ironically was in a car accident — unharmed — on Tuesday in Los Angeles.