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Bohemian Rhapsody

| January 18, 2013 | Parties National

THE PARTY Kendall Conrad hosted a reception at her Abbot Kinney leather accessories shop for journalist and friend Julia Chaplin, who signed copies of her newest book, Gypset Style (Assouline). Dinner followed at nearby Axe. THE PLAYERS Doug Aitken, Alisa Ratner, Eve Gerber, Nick Broomfield, Zev Borow, Hannah Karp, Vanessa Grigoriadis, Patty Penske, Julia Leach, Brian Hodges THE HIGHLIGHTS Chaplin, who coined “gypset” to describe a lifestyle that melds surf culture with an exotic, jet-set style sense, greeted a tribe of like-minded guests who packed Conrad’s jewel-box boutique as L.A. band Wardell claimed one corner of the shop for a live performance. “Sasha’s hauntingly soulful voice and Theo’s guitar create a perfect union,” said Conrad, who met the brother-and-sister-led band through friends. Photos courtesy of Stephen Simons


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