Jerry Bruckheimer

Lionel Richie and friends toast the arrival of his home collection at Gearys

Lionel Richie and friends toast the arrival of his home collection at Gearys

Lionel Richie almost missed his own party at Beverly Hills store Gearys, courtesy of last week’s presidential debate on TV. “I was just about to leave home. And the debate started, and it sucked me in in the first 20 minutes,” he said during his Oct. 19 event. “Someone had to come upstairs and say, “Lionel, you gotta go.’”

The final Clinton-Trump showdown wasn’t enough to keep away the 150 guests who were invited to Gearys’ launch of Richie’s home collection. The 87-year-old luxury homeware and jewelry store is the only venue in Los Angeles carrying Richie’s elegant offering of...

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