The lowdown: Ever since its inception in 2015, 29Rooms—a haven of 29 “individually curated, artist-collaborated rooms” dreamed up by the folks at Refinery29—has become somewhat of a magnet for social media enthusiasts. This year was no exception. The Reef, a 860,000-square-foot creative space in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, played host to the five-day […]
The weather outside is frightful, and the fire is so delightful. We’d also argue that these simple-but-festive décor ideas—plucked from the most stylish of Instagram interior-designers—are pretty darn charming, too.
“This dress from UK-based brand Glamorous was just breezy. Effortless. It’s the kind of dress you slip on, and realize it’s a successful outfit all on its own. No accessories needed. I think it’s partly because there are a lot of visually interesting elements to the dress—the smudged polka dot print, the flutter sleeves, the plunging […]
When it came to makeup, the color palettes at LAFW SS19 got a little rowdy. Lipsticks were daring and sunny, or quite the opposite—peachy to accommodate heavy strokes of winged eyeliner. Cheeks glimmered and glowed. The season also saw a proliferation of equally spirited hair—serpentine braids, wind-swept, pastel pixie dos and cotton-candy-like teased ponytails. Suffice to […]
On a brisk October evening in Los Angeles, near the entrance to the parking lot of “that red building”—a term Uber drivers like to throw around when referring to the Petersen Automotive Museum—the weather kept cropping up in conversations. Mainly because it was just starting to turn, like milk unexpectedly going bad a few days […]
1 – Bomme Studio There was a fierceness about LA-based designer Bo Matthew Metz’s collection, partly thanks to its color palette, which almost seemed plucked from a close-up of the sun’s photosphere—big, bold reds and yellows, searing vermilions and dusty oranges. “I was inspired by the films of Derek Jarman,” he said after the show, adding that […]
Shiva Safai—beauty and lifestyle maven, entrepreneur and model—gets it, that whole style thing. She knows how to seamlessly shift from sparkling couture to a well-put-together off-duty wardrobe at the drop of a hat. She understands how to build an aspirational lifestyle brand backed with intention and devoid of pretense. Last month, she launched a jewelry […]