Archive for May, 2010

The Last Rebel: Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper

It was inevitable. Death always is, especially when it's hastened by cancer. Still, I am stopped in my tracks at the news that Dennis Hopper's body and mind finally gave out this morning in his Venice home.

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Seeing You In Another Life

The Second Coming of Shawn Stussy

In some ways, having the store has been like Facebook: It's provided a forum to reunite with folks we haven't seen in ages.
That happened Thursday more than a few times.

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Be Right Back…

Not even time to get dressed up these days!

So much to share! But am neck deep in a project that wraps up today. Postings begin again this weekend, so please return…much to tell you from recent adventures in Brooklyn, Paris, nearby Atwater Village…and beyond!

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SHFT in Downtown

SHFT founders Lauren Gropper, Adrien Griener and Peter Glatzer

As hopeful as we can be that the catastrophe down in the Gulf of Mexico will change the way the world or, at least, Americans will think about fossil fuel use, that's very likely not going to happen.

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Social Studies with Derek Blasberg

Lisa Eisner and China Chow bookend "Classy" author Derek Blasberg

Having class isn't about kicking up a pair of Louboutins or lunching at the Ivy. It's about the basics: Giving respect, being gracious, even not taking yourself so seriously.

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Smells Like Summer

At The Beach 1966 by Christopher Brosius

Chandler Burr, he of the almighty schnoz who reports on fragrance so articulately for The New York Times, offers his top six juices evoking summer.

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Cameron Silver’s Good Jeans

First look at Cameron Silver's new Decades Denim

Believe me, we pals of Mr. Cameron Silver were as surprised as the rest of the planet to wake up today to the news in industry bible WWD that the founder of vintage Valhalla Decades announced he's launching a denim collection.

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AK Pals @ A+R

Ms. Violet hearts Smally

We celebrated BritWeek L.A. this weekend at A+R with Ribena fizzies, Cadbury chocos and an abridged showcase on British design–our much-anticipated shipment of new stuff is much late…it arrives tomorrow!

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