In days past and for generations long forgotten, the home was the center family and social interaction. In contemporary times this axiom is not so true. There’s the mall, hotel ballroom, country club and gym, but not the home.
With burgeoning wealth in Orange County and the transformation of the chaparral-covered hillsides into avenues lined with neatly trimmed pittosporum trees framing Mediterranean mansions, it is ironic when there is still that rare occasion when the home becomes the central focus of social activity.
Last week at Pelican Crest, the ultra-tony enclave of the O.C., hosts Jackie and Colt Melby welcomed the crowd into their chic new residence for a party that was so stylish it would have been worthy of Vanity Fair coverage.