Ian Schrager and Arne Sorensen celebrated the launch of The West Hollywood EDITION in Los Angeles. Guests in attendance including Janelle Monae, Billy Idol, Cee Lo, Diplo, Dylan McDermott, Estelle, Luka Sabbat, Michael Chow, Wilmer Valderamma, Olivier Martinez, Rumer Willis, Scout Willis and more celebrated The West Hollywood EDITION, which is the EDITION collections first west coast hotel and tenth EDITION property.
On Tuesday 29th October, 2019 Ian Schrager and Arne Sorenson co-hosted an exclusive preview of The West Hollywood EDITION – the very first West Coast EDITION property which hopes to recapture the energy and spirit of California’s iconic Sunset Strip for the modern age.
Upon arrival everyone was welcomed into the hotel’s grand lobby which features a Sterling Ruby hanging sculpture. Guests then made their way into the hotel’s landmark restaurant Ardor for a special family style dinner created by head chef John Fraser which welcomed 200 guests to enjoy a sumptuous meal of the freshest Californian ingredients.
During dinner a second wave of guests arrived for specialty cocktails on The Roof where DJ Allie Teilz played a special DJ set. Later that night Sunset, EDITION’s late-night music venue stayed open for another wave of guests; including a performance by Janelle Monae and late night DJ sets from Q Tip and Pookie.
Dinner guests included Arne Sorenson, CEO Marriott; Billy Idol, Musician; Weis, Disney; China Chow, Socialite; Chloe Caillet, DJ; Cee Lo, Musician; David Alhadeff, Casa Perfect; Dani Miller, Musician; Diplo, DJ; Don Peebles, Real Estate; Dylan McDermott, Actor; Estelle, Musician; Garance Dore, Influencer and Blogger; Ian Schrager, Ian Schrager Company; Jasmine Sanders, Model; Jean Pigozzi, Photographer; Jesper Lund, Office Magazine; Lorenza Izzo, Actor; Luka Sabbat, Influencer and Model; Matt Tyrnauer, Director; Michael Chow, Mr. Chow; Michael Polish, Film Director; Natalie Martinez, Actor; Nicolas Berggruen, Investor; Peter Morton, Businessman; Simon Spurr, Fashion Designer; William Lauder, Estee Lauder; Wilmer Valderamma, Actor; Eric Rutherford, Influencer; Jonathan Simkhai, Designer; Minnie Mortimer, Socialite; Nat Kelley, Actor; Olivier Martinez, Actor; Robert Cavalli, Designer; Rumer Willis, Actor; Scout Willis, Actor and Steven Levitan, Film Producer.
Later on at the party guests included Leonardo DiCaprio, Actor; Jamie Bush, Interior Designer; Jenne Lombardo, The Terminal Presents; Justine Skye; Musician; Khadijha Red Thunder, Model and Influencer; Lucky Blue Smith, Model; May Kwok, DJ; Mirtha Michelle, Influencer and Poet; Natalie Bond-Bloomingdale, The SIL; Ramin Shamshiri, Interior Designer; Snoh Aalegra; Musician; Yashua Simmons, OUT; Amanda Riley, Model; Aqua Parios, Model; Hank Willis Thomas, Artist; Harvey Newton-Haydon; Model; James Jagger, Actor; JW Anderson, Designer; Marni Senofonte, Stylist; Tania Sarin, Influencer; Timo Weiland, DJ, Nicholas Kirkwood, Designer and Robyn the Swedish musician.
All images by Marc Patrick
“It’s been 12 years since we began working with Ian Schrager, and The West Hollywood EDITION marks our 10th hotel opening together. Our organic partnership has melded the best of what each of us brings to the table. With Ian’s expertise and vision on this particular project, The West Hollywood EDITION is an oasis of sophistication and quickly becoming a part of the fabric of the city’s culture,” said Arne Sorenson, President and CEO of Marriott International.
“We are in the Mona Lisa business…we aspire to be the best hotel in California; that’s always our approach. With architecture, design, entertainment and service, we try to offer something that people have never experienced before,” said Ian Schrager. “I was lucky enough to be part of West Hollywood’s second cultural rebirth, and now with a whole new wave of hotels, apartments and restaurants, I’m happy to be part of its third renaissance, recapturing Sunset Boulevard’s magic and immortalizing it with that same ethos.’
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