Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 | 5:08 a.m.
Las Vegas continues to be a platinum-party playground for Hollywood, music and sports stars.
Debuting its chic new look, the freshly remodeled Ghostbar at the Palms has already attracted stars eager to see the upgraded hangout. Spotted separately at the 55th-floor boutique nightspot: former Dallas Cowboys star Michael Irvin and Blink-182 drummer and fashion designer Travis Barker.
Ghostbar now features glistening chandeliers, plush banquettes and an exquisite color scheme of white, black and fuchsia.
Reality TV star Kristin Cavallari and her dog Bardot, at MAGIC Fashion Week at Mandalay Bay, peddled her new collection of Kristin Cavallari by Chinese Laundry at the Convention Center.
Hip-hop superstar Pharrell Williams (“Blurred Lines,” “Get Lucky”) celebrated a decade of his I Am Other clothing-line success with a performance at Pure in Caesars Palace.
Fashion favorite and reality TV star Whitney Port and her sister Paige partied at Tao in the Venetian. Brooklyn rapper Theophilus London performed at Tao for the Liberty Fairs fashion tradeshow.
About-to-be-married Holly Madison watched “X Burlesque” for burlesque research, as did dancers from the new “X Rocks” at the Rio.
TV personality Rob Dyrdek, Drama, rapper Birdman and “Twilight” hunk Kellan Lutz partied together at a VIP table during the official party for Young & Reckless hosted by the Reckless Girls and Drama at Marquee in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Also at Marquee: Couples Odette Yustman, Dave Annable, Bryan Greenberg and Jamie Chung. Bryan and Jamie dined with producer Tommy Alastrain at Tao while in Sin City.
Kellan, Henry Cavill and Ryan Lochte partied at Hakkasan in MGM Grand, where DJ Danny Avila was spinning and Tiesto stopped by the DJ booth. Ryan was accompanied by fellow Olympic champions Cullen Jones and Conor Dwyer during much of his recent revelry.
“Dancing With the Stars” host Brooke Burke-Charvet was a surprise attendee at MAGIC.
At Marquee, Josh Flagg and Madison Hildebrand of Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing” hosted the Freedom LGBT event celebrating equality. To celebrate Josh’s upcoming birthday, the duo dined at Lavo in Palazzo before hitting Marquee’s Boom Box Room, where he was presented with a birthday cake.
Karen Lee Orzolek, aka Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, watched “Jubilee!” at Bally’s.
Adult entertainer Lynn Marie Phoenix, aka “The Detroit Diva,” is a regular at Carmine’s in New York’s Theater District and had lunch at the new Carmine’s in the Forum Shops at Caesars.
Models from various seasons of “America’s Next Top Model” partied at Encore Beach Club in Steve Wynn’s Encore. The Recess Party hosted by Guess featured a DJ set by Sidney Samson and a Guess swimwear giveaway. Models included Donald Benjamin, Kimberly Leemans, Marvin Cortes, Jaslene Gonzalez, Kiara Belen, Jeremy Rohmer, Krista White, Erin Wagner, Monique Weingart, Mike Scocozza and Lauren James.
Grammy-winning singer Luis Miguel enjoyed a dinner date at La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway in the Wynn and chatted with executive chef William DeMarco about his dishes, which included a sunny side organic egg served with crispy prosciutto and grilled asparagus with a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon — all capped off with Fonseca 20-year Tawny Port.
Jack Hues (vocals/guitarist) and Nick Feldman (bassist) of Wang Chung watched Blue Man Group at Monte Carlo and posed for photographs after the show.
Comedian David Spade dined at Tao with friends, including the late Chris Farley’s brother, enjoying signature sushi rolls and kung pao chicken.
EDM DJ duo the Stafford Brothers celebrated Chris’ birthday at Crazy Horse III Gentlemen’s Club, whose recent guests also have included Lil Jon, Skrillex and 12th Planet.
Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.
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