It might not have been the decadent “Hotel California” that the Eagles sang about, but it was a close second.
When Roger Vivier brought its roving brand experience Hotel Vivier to Los Angeles on Tuesday night, guests never wanted to leave. The party was staged at the 11,000-square-foot, Holmby Hills château built for the founder of Architectural Digest in the Nineties, and inspired by Versailles and the Petit Trianon. Inside, each room was kitted out in cinematic form, starting with the pale pink hotel reception, with cubbies full of Très Vivier pumps, that looked like something out of Wes Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel.”
<br />Outside the Hotel Vivier Los Angeles cocktail party on Tuesday.
The Hotel Vivier Los Angeles cocktail party in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Greeting Mandy Moore, Christina Ricci, Skyler Samuels and others by the grand staircase, creative director Gherardo Felloni, on his first trip to L.A. since starting with the brand, looked every bit like a film director, to which he’s often compared. “I am very inspired by Hollywood,” he said, sharing that some of his favorite films are from the Eighties, including the black comedy “Death Becomes Her” starring Meryl Streep, and Tim Burton’s “Beetlejuice.” Cohosting the