February 2012

February 2012

Editor’s Letter—February 2012

Editor’s Letter—February 2012

Movies, math and much more: It’s awards time in Los Angeles

Categories: Celebrities / Culture / Editor's Letter / Film

50+ Leading Men

50+ Leading Men

Matinee idols with the mojo to get the girl and break the box office—vote for the greatest, tell us if we missed any

Categories: 50 / Celebrities / Film

Twist of Fate

Twist of Fate

Reality reimagined as art, as American Idol stunner Katharine McPhee comes to TV with a Smash

Categories: Celebrities / Feature Story / Film / Photos / Pictorials / Television / Upfront

Feat of Clay

Feat of Clay

Ceramist Antoinette Faragallah crafts phantasmagoric creations etching their way into high design

Categories: Accessories / Art / Design / First Look / Photos / Pictorials

Culture(d)—February 2012

Culture(d)—February 2012

Arts + ideas: John Dickinson on the block, Richard Diebenkorn back to the future—and Ming Wong’s Chinatown sojourn

Categories: Art / Books / Culture / culture(d) / Digital / Film / Style

Left in the Past

Left in the Past

Roy M. Brewer explores Ronald Reagan’s far-from-conservative early days—hear the former president in archival tapes

Categories: Back/Story / Feature Story / Photos / Pictorials / Politics

VIDEO Ronald Reagan’s Surprising Early Days

VIDEO Ronald Reagan’s Surprising Early Days

Hear the tapes, as Reagan opens up about his battle against the encroachment of communism into Hollywood

Categories: Hollywood Rules / L.A. History / Politics / Video

IMAGE Baublicious!

IMAGE Baublicious!

Tony Duquette for Coach lights up the jewelry scene with one truly baublicious bauble

Categories: Accessories / Beauty / Celebrities / Design

IMAGE: Appearances Dress Code

IMAGE: Appearances Dress Code

Always a shining star among the red carpet set, L’Wren Scott is making a grand entrance with her own line

Categories: Accessories / Beauty / Celebrities / Design / Fashion / Style

IMAGE: Trend Report Check Mates

IMAGE: Trend Report Check Mates

When menswear crosses lines, the result is straight-up high fashion

Categories: Accessories / Design / Fashion / Gifts / Style

IMAGE: Uncommon Scents Green Goddess

IMAGE: Uncommon Scents Green Goddess

Once the province of mens fragrances, earthy, grassy, cooly crisp vetiver now achieves a supreme girlie glory

Categories: Style / Uncommon Scents

IMAGE: XY FACTOR Buttonholes in Bloom

IMAGE: XY FACTOR Buttonholes in Bloom

A formerly mandatory men's accessory resurfaces with a unique twist on the traditional

Categories: Accessories / Design / Fashion / Style

Oscars by the Numbers

Oscars by the Numbers

Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all

Categories: Celebrities / Film

Viola

Viola

Actress Viola Davis talks Hollywood, humility and digging deep to help others

Categories: Celebrities / Conversations / Fashion / Feature Story / Film / Photos / Pictorials

Merry Prankster

Merry Prankster

Joking around with George Clooney—no, seriously—as his A-list friends tell tales on his wicked sense of humor

Categories: Celebrities / Conversations / Fashion / Feature Story / Film / Photos / Pictorials

Spy  Work

Spy Work

For Gary Oldman, a long-deserved Oscar nomination is nice, but it’s really all about the work

Categories: Celebrities / Feature Story / Film

Fortified Wine

Fortified Wine

Grab a glass—premier sommelier Maxwell Leer is leading a magical tasting tour

Categories: By the Glass / Cocktails / Entertaining / Food + Wine

Social Studies—February 2012

Social Studies—February 2012

by Jean-Philippe Delhomme