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One chef proves aged Italian vinegar wields the power to uniquely juxtapose flavors.
Just a little old place in Los Feliz for a designing couple to transform into a home.
Amber Heard is in the driver’s seat onscreen and off, defying expectations at every turn.
La Liz’s sparkling legacy is showcased in a spectacular auction.
Valerie Gordon is L.A.’s high priestess of confections—step inside her world.
A trio of Los Angeles designers that defies categorization and eschews trends duly rises from under the radar.
Four female faces of film most likely to succeed: Jessica Chastain, Deborah Ann Woll, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Imogen Poots.
Giorgio di Sant’ Angelo spent decades turning fashion into fine art; now he gets feted.
Azadeh Shladovsky came to furniture design through a quite unexpected route.
Hairstylist Chris McMillan partners with designer Trip Haenisch to create his eclectic WeHo redoubt.
For Olivia Wilde, Hollywood glam is a productive means to a philanthropic end.
The name Skylar Grey may not ring a bell just yet, but she’s backed up the biggies and is now ready to shine.
Six indie bands that are beyond breakout but not quite household names—complete with audio of each.
The new bridge over the river Colorado wasn’t designed as a work of art, but necessity became the mother to grandeur.
Architect Roy McMakin and garden designer Art Luna find an owner who revels in the theory that even a landmark house needs to change with the times.
Windowless, wrapped in a skin of panels and holding the collection of world’s richest man Carlos Slim Helú, Soumaya Museum brings a new kind of attraction to Mexico City.
Gold fever grips the mountains of Peru...but some pay the ultimate price for a dream that may never come to fruition.
The actress defies Hollywood expectations as a young ingenue through seasoned poise and an almost uncanny range.
Marquee players cut no ice with GM Dean Lombardi, who says he has just the players he needs for a rally with Sir Stanley.
Move over, Ryan and Jake—make way for Hollywood’s leading men to-be. The It factor is pulsating in these guys.
Everything old is new again in spring fashion, as striking graphic patterns emerge anew in a deluge of prints.
Never underestimate the allure of the English costume drama—a lesson mainstream Hollywood has learned time and again.
With a scope that extends from dark fantasy to tender rom-com, a ravishing ingenue blossoms before our eyes into a leading lady.
Turning out works that meditate on desire and celebrity allows this artist to embrace his twisted, tortured side.
For an over-the-top New Year’s Eve, there is still one go-to destination: Vegas, baby...Vegas.
A new kind of circus is upon us. Gone is the grandiose showmanship, and in its place is one that’s more accessible—more “street,” if you will.
One idiosyncratic getaway takes mechanics to new heights in its aim to be a home where bonding with your loved ones and your surroundings is paramount.
Already front and center herself on the big screen, the actress shares her true passion: the transformative power of the arts on young people.
The second annual compendium of unique holiday gifts for the pickiest people in your life, each sure to hit just the right note.
Los Angeles has always had Italian restaurants, but after these paisans hit town, everything changed.
It's better late than never, as the venerable spirit makes is reinvigorated in cocktails by the Roger Room’s Damian Windsor.
A farm-to-table reception strikes the perfect notes of abundance, beauty and life, even when the nuptials are in a gay bar turned antiques bazaar.
On HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, Michael Pitt is the consummate damaged soul, but his own wide-eyed ambition that fuels the persona.
Four extraordinary women’s watches that elevate the craft of the timepiece into artful expression.
London’s design scene flourishes anew in endless hotels, restaurants, galleries and shops, from the toniest stretches of Mayfair to the recently fashionable Shoreditch.
Overcoming bullet wounds to his legs was a must-race for track star Bryshon Nellum—and he would not settle for second place.
With African tribal artifacts and homegrown L.A. pieces, Ernie and Diane Wolfe’s wonderfully eccentric house suits the idiosyncratic couple to a T.
In a revealing Q&A, Tamara Drewe’s British stunner Gemma Arterton shares that she’s ready to take center stage—and isn't afraid to do it decidedly dowdy.
Lari Pittman is quite comfortable, thank you, with the vivid contradictions that come through in his character—and his art.
An indulgent assortment of fall fashion accessories inspired by an array of nature's most unique and beautiful creatures.
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.
USC football fans are shocked—shocked!—by their school's severe NCAA sanctions...Turns out they shouldn't be.
Reza Feiz’s cutting-edge Phase Design collections have found a new home—together in an outpost at Twentieth
The best food and wine festival you've never heard of? It's right next door in Baja...but it's a hard ticket to score.
Synchro-swim group the Aqualillies channel old Hollywood glamour as they ride the wake of megastar mermaid Esther Williams.
All-Star Dodger Andre Ethier has embraced L.A. in unexpected ways. In our exclusive interview, he dishes on family, faith, fashion...and his favorite foods.
An emphasis on the good old days, from 1960s Palm Springs to classic Disney cartoons to the venerable Gay Men’s Chorus of L.A.
The Mad Men and Community actress gets positively frisky in a sit-down on the playful side of Hollywood.
For photographer Emily Shur, the eerie wonder of cell phone towers have become the new classic landscape.