Robert Rodriguez’s second act is in full swing. After leaving his eponymous line and taking a brief break, the seasoned L.A.-based designer is making his return with a new collection and a chic new look. To toast the arrival of this new venture, R/R Studio, Barneys joined forces with Rodriguez and actress Jamie King to host a private dinner at the West Hollywood eatery Lucques, drawing an eclectic crowd of Rodriguez’s fans.

Barneys’ own Daniella Vitale and Charlotte Blechman were joined by the likes of Mischa Barton, Natalie Joos, and U.S. Treasure Rosie Rios in celebrating R/R Studio’s collection of elegant yet relaxed ready to wear pieces created with the modern woman’s wardrobe needs in mind.

Scroll on for a closer look at the evening’s festivities, then head to Barneys to bring a touch of Rodriguez’s West Coast new-classicism to your own spring wardrobe.


Each guest was greated with their own caricature place card, hand-drawn by Justin Teodoro.

Some of the night’s stylish guests included, left to right, Robbie Furze, Mary Charteris, Natalie Joos, and Roza Sinaysky.

Actress Mischa Barton models one of R/R Studio’s polished-yet-easy styles, a suede halter dress.

Lydia Hearst and Jamie King share a playful moment.

United States Treasurer Rosie Rios pals up to director Kyle Newman.

Actress Fuschia Kate Sumner and stylist Jessica De Ruiter epitomize the laid-back, California cool of R/R Studio.

Founder of Always Judging Courtney Trop kicks back in the midst of the night’s festivities.

The man himself, Robert Rodriguez, along with Karina Cha.

Barneys EVP Charlotte Blechman shares a laugh with with the designer.

Mary Charteris shows to full effect why she’s one of the top models working today.

Musician Robbie Furze pals around with fellow audiophile DJ Henri.

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