Archive for September, 2007

Your Weekend: Hitting the Swerve Fest

Maybe it’s growing up with skateboarders or diving neck deep in DIY expression, but I’ve always gotten a charge from the pioneering and hugely influential creativity of West Coast culture—a melding of the visual and audio arts and the board sports. […]
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Audrey Bernstein in the Pilot Seat

How better to cap a crisp Sunday but with a garden party filled with Proseco, figs and fab pals?
Did just that last night with uber fab pal Audrey Bernstein. It was as lovely a time as any other of her shindigs, complete with rugs over the ground, a petite chandelier suspended from the tree, savory treats served from antique silver trays and other fixings of a living room al fresco. […]
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The Kids Are Alright

Few scenes thrill me more than the sight of kids who give a damn about turning it out—and doing it with all the flair and flash their mom’s closets, the thrift stores and their own wild imaginations can muster.

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Club Coco

Once the sun sets, Rodeo Drive doesn’t exactly boast a nightlife. But last night a corner of this luxe lane underwent a kick in its fancy pants when Chanel toasted its newly renovated L.A. […]
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You Can Call Me Mrs. Griffith

Apologies for the gap in postings. Been MIA because Andy and I were getting hitched. We just returned from Baja Cali, specifically the seaside, boho hideaway of La Fonda, where before a few friends and family we exchanged our “I do’s.” I won’t go into all the details here. […]
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NY Fashion Week: Calvin Klein’s Panty Raid

Yes, folks, it appears even underwear deserves a party, and a birthday party at that. But these here skivvies that deserve a red carpet, an A-list guest list, Brent Bolthouse himself at the turntables, and a packed house of fashion press and hot models are just not any ol’ cotton briefs. […]
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NY Fashion Week: L.A.M.B.’s Bullseye

Is she a rocker or a mod? Gwen Stefani has always worn her heart on her sleeve, literally—from sampling her design icon Vivienne Westwood to culling dance hall culture. Before a full house Tuesday night that included fellow Angelenos Shirley Manson and Eve, P.

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Gen Art: Fresh Faces NY

It’s always worth scrambling up the seven flights of stairs–in high heels, no less—to the Grand Ballroom of the Manhattan Center to catch the latest class of Gen Art’s Fresh Face’s showcase. […]
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Alva Turns 50

On or off a skateboard, Tony Alva’s maverick style is the stuff of legend. The rock star of the Z-Boy crew that put the seaside L.A. ‘hood of Dogtown on the pop cultural map three decades ago, the still-iconoclastic, still-stylin’-as-ever Alva turned 50 on Sunday.

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