by Sachin 22 Jul 2016, 23:09 ADVERTISEMENT
All things gilt and glittery prevailed on Thursday night at the Marc Jacobs Divine Decadence dinner, held at The Ace United Artists Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Hostess and face of the fragrance Adriana Lima held court inside the ornate building, the former home of the then-“indie” production studio United Artists, founded by silent film starlet Mary Pickford, her husband Douglas Fairbanks, Charlie Chaplin and D.W. Griffith.
Inspired by the castles and cathedrals that they saw on their honeymoon in Spain, Pickford and Fairbanks instructed architect C. Howard Crane to replicate the ornate stonework both inside and out, while the interiors by Anthony B. Heinsbergen were the last word in Jazz Age glamour.
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