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Although we swore to rest our bones between Coachella weekends, we couldn't resist the urge to get all our out-of-town buds under one roof. But, we quickly realized that the R29 HQ couldn't handle that sort of guest list, so we made ourselves at home at No Vacancy — literally.To sum it up: The former Hollywood hotel transformed into the type of house party you see only in teen movies, sans the local 5-0 being a total buzzkill (and the red Solo cups, too).
We'd be lying if we said we pulled it off alone — The Embassy enlisted some of its most talented turntable buffs for the two-story soirée, and Sally Hansen came through with fish bowls packed to the gills with summer-ready polishes. Plus, we're pretty sure our photog's memory card was maxed out by the night's end, thanks to all these snap-worthy looks. If you RSVP'd, see if you can spot yourself. For everyone else — you may want to pass if you're the jealous type!
Photographed by Hailley Howard
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