Summer Photo Diary: Behind-the-Scenes at Melissa "Wren" Coker's Fun L.A. 4th Fete

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Yeah, yeah, July 4th was like a million years ago, but upon receipt of the following cute snaps Melissa Coker of Wren shared from her recent L.A. holiday party last weekend, we couldn't not share. Photographer Thomas Whiteside hosted a private gathering to inaugurate his new apartment. Clarence, his private chef, prepared a ridiculously delicious meal. Thomas brought together a varied group, including stylist Aya T Kanai, musician Antony Langdon, actress Kate Moennig, artist Chris Vasell, and filmmaker Tatiana von Furstenberg. Click ahead for her full pictorial report...and stay tuned for more Summer Photo Diaries from all the fashion folks you love most.
Above, clockwise from left: Pre-fourth celebration dinner at photographer, Thomas Whiteside's house—me, riveted as Tatiana recounts behind-the-scenes stories from Madonna Sex book shoot—she was in it with Isabella Rossellini (swoon); Marlon Brando, Peter Lorre and Clark Gable all used to live in this very apartment; As per usual, Thomas' parties end in song.
More pics after the jump!
melissa-coker-diary-2 Above, clockwise from left: Morning spent at farmer's market followed by Griffith Park tennis game with Thomas; Stopped at Hillary Walsh's amazing new house (former Ernest Hemingway abode!) to join caravan to Malibu; Stylist Aya T Kanai dodgeing traffic while posing mountainside, literally across the street from party #1 at Irene Neuwirth's Malibu beach house; Aya and me do Malibu. wren-photo-diary-3 Above: Blondie, Emily Current (Current/Elliott, I love you), organized fireworks viewing/group dinner, pool side at the Sunset Towers Hotel. wren-photo-diary-4 Above, clockwise from left: July 5th, LA Tennis Club (no dogs allowed, durrrrr); Sunday night fried chicken dinner at the Chateau, cameras banned lest celeb population's bad behavior be documented—eye witness reporting: Lindsay Lohan roaming halls and Keanu Reeves doing, er, nothing; Back to work—Stanley with Wren HQ muse, Pepper. More Posts: Weekend Deals LA: Tavin, TOMS Shoes, Wren, Guy Baxter, Milk, and More... Aussie E-Commerce Site Finally Lets Us Buy The Down-Under Goods We've Been Hungrily Eyeing
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