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Fringe, Caftans & Mickey Rourke: Inside BCBG's Poolside Show

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It's not every day an iconic Cali fashion house offers live commentary on its latest collections—and from the privacy of its designer's own back yard, no less. This was the scene at Holmby Hills, where BCBG founder Max Azria and wife/chief creative director Lubov Azria invited a handful of their closest pals (like JustJared's Jared Eng, celeb stylist Nicole Chavez, a ton of Style Scroll regulars, and apparent BCBG superfan Mickey Rourke) to toast their brand's 25th anniversary with a poolside presentation of their Resort 2015 collections.

In addition to amusing the stylish crowd with clever quips and charming anecdotes (including a few of her fashion faux pas), Dodger-obsessed Lubov revealed the inspirations behind the designs. While BCBG Runway was all about "Americana and bohemian"—complete with cropped denim tops, summer-perfect cotton frocks and all fringe everything—BCBG Resort channeled the beginnings of the brand with looks inspired by Max's home turf of Tunisia. "We thought about the founder, who said, 'Nothing starts without a dream,'" Lubov told partygoers as they fawned over pieces like textured tunics, silky graphic caftans and menswear-inspired button-downs.

See more inside the stylish soiree and click on the jump below.


Blogstars Jacey Duprie of Damsel in Dior and Racked road trip pal Jenny Bernheim of Margo & Me.


Who knew actor Mickey Rourke and Max Azria were pals?

· BCBG [Official Site]
· LA in NY: Joyrich's Wild Pop-Up, BCBG's Relaxed Runway [Racked]
· BCBG Max Azria Toasts 25 Years with LA Pop-Up & Exhibit [Racked]
· Models, Manis, More: Behind the Scenes at BCBGMAXAZRIA [Racked]
· Lubov Azria's Incredible Closet; Rachel Zoe's Pregnant Again [Racked]