September 2010

September 2010

Editor's Letter—September 2010

Editor's Letter—September 2010

Our September issue is an experience that spans the five senses—hope you relish each and every story.

Categories: Celebrities / Editor's Letter / L.A. History

50: Homes of the Stars

50: Homes of the Stars

Vintage postcards from Hollywood’s golden age—wish you were here.

Categories: 50 / Celebrities / City Landmarks / Film / Television

Doc Hollywood

Doc Hollywood

These real-life physicians know the diagnosis...and are always ready for their close-up.

Categories: Celebrities / Hollywood Rules / Profiles / Television / TV

Tte--Tte Jesca Hoop

Tête-à-Tête Jesca Hoop

Jesca Hoop couldn't get a foothold in the States, so she made music in England. With a new CD, she's back for another go.

Categories: Celebrities / Interviews / Music / Turn It Up

Singular Sensation

Singular Sensation

Take a load off with Oskar Zieta’s inspired, not-so-heavy metal seating arrangement—appropriately named the Plopp stool.

Categories: Art / Gifts / Interiors+Interior Design / Shopping / Style

The Style List—September 2010

The Style List—September 2010

If cool-weather clothing revs your engine, then our latest look at “winter” fashion will crank up the RPMs; plus, style points well taken.

Categories: Beauty / Fashion / The Style List

Culture(d)—September 2010

Culture(d)—September 2010

To honor the Mexican bicentennial, museums are showcasing murals, posters, tattoos and street art; plus, a Santa Monica Glow.

Categories: Art / Books / culture(d) / L.A. History

Embracing Chaos

Embracing Chaos

More than just an aroma, perfume is both a sensual pleasure and an intellectual journey...and I'm hooked.

Categories: Beauty / Uncommon Scents

Retail Therapy Group Dynamics

Retail Therapy Group Dynamics

Reza Feiz’s cutting-edge Phase Design collections have found a new home—together in an outpost at Twentieth

Categories: Accessories / Art / Design / Interiors+Interior Design / Photos / Pictorials / Retail Therapy

The Perfect Cup

The Perfect Cup

The great coffee debate still brews, but one purveyor translates the new wave of coffee roasting into a potent potable.

Categories: Drinks / Entertaining / Food / I'm Still Hungry

When the Fur Flies

When the Fur Flies

Put your jealousy in a doggie bag and chew on these suggestions from the Lonely Hearts Book Club team.

Categories: Books / Lonely Hearts Book Club

The Fall of Troy

The Fall of Troy

USC football fans are shocked—shocked!—by their school's severe NCAA sanctions...Turns out they shouldn't be.

Categories: Celebrities / City Landmarks / Feature Story / L.A. History / Photos / Sports

Character Driven

Character Driven

With 10 films on tap, Milla Jovovich sits down for a Q&A on the perils of 3-D and shedding that “model turned actress” label.

Categories: Celebrities / Feature Story / Film / Interviews / Photos / Pictorials

Call of the Wild

Call of the Wild

An indulgent assortment of fall fashion accessories inspired by an array of nature's most unique and beautiful creatures.

Categories: Accessories / Beauty / Fashion / Feature Story / Photos / Pictorials

Surface Tension

Surface Tension

Lari Pittman is quite comfortable, thank you, with the vivid contradictions that come through in his character—and his art.

Categories: Art / Feature Story / Photos / Pictorials

Consuming Passion Dinner with Michael Voltaggio

Consuming Passion Dinner with
Michael Voltaggio

The Top Chef master sits down with the Pulitzer-winning food writer to savor what’s next on his menu.

Categories: Celebrities / City Landmarks / Conversations / Feature Story / Food / Food + Wine / Interviews / palate / Profiles

Art of Deception

Art of Deception

Lucas Paya reveres tradition, yet his mixology always breaks ground—as evidenced in the Spanish Golden Ale he makes just for LA.

Categories: Cocktails / Feature Story

Social Studies

Social Studies

by Jean-Philippe Delhomme

Categories: Social Studies