December 2011

December 2011

Editor’s Letter—December 2011

Editor’s Letter—December 2011

The things that unite our city can be found in all corners.

Categories: Accessories / Architecture / Art / Books / Business / Editor's Letter / Fashion / Shopping / Sound Check / Style

Q+LA Esa-Pekka Salonen

Q+LA Esa-Pekka Salonen

The L.A. Phil conductor laureate returns home with a newly unearthed Shostakovich opera.

Categories: Celebrities / Culture / L.A. History / Music / Q + LA

50 Vogue Records

50 Vogue Records

Vintage disks that give new meaning to the words beautiful music.

Categories: 50 / L.A. History / Music

Culture(d)—December 2011

Culture(d)—December 2011

This month: art with a personal touch, art for the masses—and art from the fashion forward.

Categories: Art / Books / culture(d) / Design / Fashion

IMAGE Cup of Life

IMAGE Cup of Life

David Wiseman crafts a goblet to honor the natural world.

Categories: Accessories / Art / Design / Style

IMAGE: APPEARANCES Brand Identity

IMAGE: APPEARANCES Brand Identity

Christopher Bailey’s master plan for taking Burberry where it’s not gone before.

Categories: Fashion / Photos / Pictorials / Style

IMAGE: EX LIBRIS Dress It Up

IMAGE: EX LIBRIS Dress It Up

Looks with legacy, as chosen by style icon Hal Rubenstein.

Categories: Accessories / Beauty / Fashion / Style

IMAGE: XY FACTOR Jock Rocks

IMAGE: XY FACTOR Jock Rocks

Geologically inspired jewelry from Kimberly McDonald takes a leap across gender lines.

Categories: Accessories / Photos / Pictorials / Shopping

IMAGE: UNCOMMON SCENTS Spritz List

IMAGE: UNCOMMON SCENTS Spritz List

A gift guide to the other scents of the season, picked by a writer who knows them best.

Categories: Beauty / Photos / Shopping

Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

No gimmicks here, just our straight-up annual guide to the best in holiday presents for you and yours.

Categories: Accessories / Art / Books / Cocktails / Culture / Design / Gifts / Photos / Shopping

I Spy

I Spy

George Clooney on how he turned paparazzi tactics on their ear and forged a mission of mercy to prevent African atrocities.

Categories: Celebrities / Feature Story / Giving Back / Interviews / Photos / Pictorials

Back to Shul

Back to Shul

The reimagining of Beverly Hills’ Temple Emanuel is the perfect intersection of hallowed and forward thinking.

Categories: Architecture / Feature Story / Interior / Interiors+Interior Design / L.A. History / Photos / Pictorials

PANTRY: Maize

PANTRY: Maize

John Rivera Sedlar’s fresh-corn tortillas are a sublime use of the quotidian grain—now he shows how you can make them at home.

Categories: Entertaining / Food / Photos / Pictorials / Recipes

Video Interview John Sedlar

Video Interview John Sedlar

The chef extraordinaire takes you into his Rivera kitchen to show you the tricks to top-tier tortillas.

Categories: Entertaining / Food / Recipes / Video

Ponche en Nogada

Ponche en Nogada

Mixologist Julian Cox serves up a punch that puts a new spin on old Mexico—and he’s pouring it exclusively for LA readers.

Categories: Cocktails / Entertaining / Recipes

Social Studies—December 2011

Social Studies—December 2011

by Jean-Philippe Delhomme

Categories: Social Studies