Maskerade: Favorite SoCal Fashion Masks

Wearing a mask is, for the most part, not about you: It’s about protecting those who may be more vulnerable around you. That said, the non-medical-grade mask you choose to wear *is* about you, a fashion accessory whose time is now.

Workout & About: Best Outdoor Workouts in Los Angeles

Los Angeles continues to set trends in wellness and fitness, and spring and summer are packed with many ways to break a sweat while getting to know the city. By Vicki Arkoff Los Angeles is the well-toned wellness capital of America for good reason: The opportunities are endless for enjoying the great outdoors while obsessing […]

Get Primped and Pampered at L.A.’s Newest Beauty Destinations

Get pampered head-to-toe at L.A.’s most buzzworthy new beauty destinations. And Drybar founder Ali Webb’s latest venture updates the massage experience for the modern era. By Suzanne Ennis. Trendy Tips: Olive & June / ORLY Color Labs In 2013, Sarah Gibson Tuttle opened Olive & June Beverly Hills, and it quickly became the go-to mani-pedi […]

One Paseo: What’s Open and What’s to Come

Wondering where you can shop now and when your favorite retailers will open at One Paseo? We’ve compiled a full list of tenants and expected openings. Edited by Eva Scattergood. One Paseo has arrived and has now unveiled a large part of their retail portion. From out of market favorites like Blue Bottle coffee, flagship […]

Trend-Proof: The Stronghold on Abbot Kinney Boulevard

By Joseph LeMoyne The Stronghold, whose mascot Stronghold Steve once appeared on its labels and buttons, has a rich heritage. Founded in 1895, and reportedly Los Angeles’ oldest fashion label, the brand of work clothes was endorsed in 1916 by Charlie Chaplin, who later wore the company’s products in the film Modern Times. Henry Fonda […]

Fashion Row: dRA Boutique in the Arts District Downtown

The number of new lines launched in Los Angeles has shifted the industry’s center of gravity westward. A prime example is Diana Ra, whose trendy dRA label has benefited from L.A.’s more nurturing creative community. By Joseph LeMoyne. Moving to New York used to be a prerequisite for emerging fashion designers hoping to advance their […]

Refashioning L.A.’s Treasures

The City of Angels’ architectural gems are getting a second, stylish life. By Danielle Directo-Meston. Fashion and architecture are no strange bedfellows, and Los Angeles is a haven for both. Despite what stereotypes will have everyone believe, the City of Angels is not a desert filled with beige strip malls and athleisure enthusiasts. In fact, […]

Palisades Village Unites Unique, Women-Led Boutiques

Sandwiched between Santa Monica and Malibu, the Pacific Palisades has long been a choice neighborhood in which to live. Now, thanks to the opening of Caruso’s Palisades Village this fall, it’s a shopping mecca, too. By Suzanne Ennis. Among the 125,000-square-foot mixed-use development’s offerings are more than 40 specialty and boutique retailers, including many “firsts” […]

Fall Fashion Favorites: 8 Places to Shop in North County

Looking for fresh fashion pieces for fall? Head north. Dynamic shopping experiences await in San Diego’s North County, where stylish, upscale hubs cater to men, women and kids. Here are some of our favorite destinations to indulge in a little retail therapy this season. By Sarah Daoust 1. Del Mar Highlands Town Center This high-end, […]

Timeless Yet Trendy: The Artisanal Furniture of Kalon Studios

By Roger Grody. When the personalized craftsmanship of an artisan is discovered, that creator either retains his or her exclusivity or succumbs to the royalties of mass production. Kalon Studios has grown steadily since its inception in 2007, but greater accessibility through technology-assisted production has not compromised the artisanal spirit that originally distinguished the brand. […]