As the dog days officially took hold, celebrities on both coasts did nothing in particular, and did it with a certain languid flair. Herewith a portfolio of lassitude.
Penn pal: Madonna took a postnuptial stroll in L.A.'s Westwood.
Woman in white: The Woman in Red's Kelly Le Brock shopped in L.A.
Yoo hoo, sailor: Bernadette Peters vamped for N.Y. paparazzi
Hyperinflation: New York party fixture Dianne Brill looked like twenty-five bucks, or so.
An American Family: Cher, fiancé Joshua Donen and her kids, Chastity and Elijah.
Love ya, babe, let's lunch: Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed were off to see The Bride.
Mane squeeze: Deejay Casey Kasem, wife Jean and her wig dined at Spago's in L.A.
Audio lingual: Laura Branigan and her tongue relaxed after her Los Angeles concert.
Bonding: In New York, Matt Dillon (right) dined with Mickey Rourke—or was it Popeye?
Shades of cool: Jack Nicholson, Mr. Sartorial Splendor, looked sharp after dark in New York.