Photos

Northern Exposure Hotels
October 2011

Northern Exposure Hotels

by JOANNE BLAIN Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel 877-900-5350 / fairmont.com/pacificrim Opened just in time for...

Balsamic
October 2011

Balsamic

One chef proves aged Italian vinegar wields the power to uniquely juxtapose flavors.

Love Shack
October 2011

Love Shack

Just a little old place in Los Feliz for a designing couple to transform into a home.

Best Suited
October 2011

Best Suited

Amber Heard is in the driver’s seat onscreen and off, defying expectations at every turn.

IMAGE Queen Elizabeth
October 2011

IMAGE Queen Elizabeth

La Liz’s sparkling legacy is showcased in a spectacular auction.

Goddess of Chocolate
September 2011

Goddess of Chocolate

Valerie Gordon is L.A.’s high priestess of confections—step inside her world.

Meet the Archers
September 2011

Meet the Archers

A trio of Los Angeles designers that defies categorization and eschews trends duly rises from under the radar.

Scene Stealers
September 2011

Scene Stealers

Four female faces of film most likely to succeed: Jessica Chastain, Deborah Ann Woll, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Imogen Poots.

IMAGE: Appearances Bohemian Wrapsody
September 2011

IMAGE: Appearances Bohemian Wrapsody

Giorgio di Sant’ Angelo spent decades turning fashion into fine art; now he gets feted.

Material Witness
September 2011

Material Witness

Azadeh Shladovsky came to furniture design through a quite unexpected route.

A Cut Above
July 2011

A Cut Above

Hairstylist Chris McMillan partners with designer Trip Haenisch to create his eclectic WeHo redoubt.

A Foot in Two Worlds
July 2011

A Foot in Two Worlds

For Olivia Wilde, Hollywood glam is a productive means to a philanthropic end.

Hooked
June 2011

Hooked

The name Skylar Grey may not ring a bell just yet, but she’s backed up the biggies and is now ready to shine.

Ready to Pop
June 2011

Ready to Pop

Six indie bands that are beyond breakout but not quite household names—complete with audio of each.

High and Mighty
May 2011

High and Mighty

The new bridge over the river Colorado wasn’t designed as a work of art, but necessity became the mother to grandeur.

Act 2
May 2011

Act 2

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.

Starship Enterprise
May 2011

Starship Enterprise

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.

Broken Promise
April 2011

Broken Promise

Gold fever grips the mountains of Peru...but some pay the ultimate price for a dream that may never come to fruition.

Evan Rachel Wood  Nobody’s Baby
April 2011

Evan Rachel Wood Nobody’s Baby

The actress defies Hollywood expectations as a young ingenue through seasoned poise and an almost uncanny range.

The Kings Play the Youth Card
March 2011

The Kings Play the Youth Card

Marquee players cut no ice with GM Dean Lombardi, who says he has just the players he needs for a rally with Sir Stanley.

The Next Factor
March 2011

The Next Factor

Move over, Ryan and Jake—make way for Hollywood’s leading men to-be. The It factor is pulsating in these guys.

Some Like It Op
March 2011

Some Like It Op

Everything old is new again in spring fashion, as striking graphic patterns emerge anew in a deluge of prints.

Rule Britannia!
February 2011

Rule Britannia!

Never underestimate the allure of the English costume drama—a lesson mainstream Hollywood has learned time and again.

MILA KUNIS Range Finder
February 2011

MILA KUNIS Range Finder

With a scope that extends from dark fantasy to tender rom-com, a ravishing ingenue blossoms before our eyes into a leading lady.

RICHARD HAWKINS The Beautiful and the Damned
February 2011

RICHARD HAWKINS The Beautiful and the Damned

Turning out works that meditate on desire and celebrity allows this artist to embrace his twisted, tortured side.

Intrepid Traveler Big Night Out
December 2010

Intrepid Traveler Big Night Out

For an over-the-top New Year’s Eve, there is still one go-to destination: Vegas, baby...Vegas.

Balancing Act Troupe Vertigo
December 2010

Balancing Act Troupe Vertigo

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.

Social Engineering
December 2010

Social Engineering

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.

No Boundaries Kerry Washington
December 2010

No Boundaries Kerry Washington

Already front and center herself on the big screen, the actress shares her true passion: the transformative power of the arts on young people.

Holiday Gift Guide
December 2010

Holiday Gift Guide

The second annual compendium of unique holiday gifts for the pickiest people in your life, each sure to hit just the right note.

Veni, Vidi, Vici!
December 2010

Veni, Vidi, Vici!

Los Angeles has always had Italian restaurants, but after these paisans hit town, everything changed.

Cognac Cocktails
November 2010

Cognac Cocktails

It's better late than never, as the venerable spirit makes is reinvigorated in cocktails by the Roger Room’s Damian Windsor.

Wedded in Wonderland
November 2010

Wedded in Wonderland

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.

Jersey Boy
November 2010

Jersey Boy

On HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, Michael Pitt is the consummate damaged soul, but his own wide-eyed ambition that fuels the persona.

The Shining
November 2010

The Shining

Four extraordinary women’s watches that elevate the craft of the timepiece into artful expression.

Intrepid Traveler London Calling, Again
November 2010

Intrepid Traveler London Calling, Again

London’s design scene flourishes anew in endless hotels, restaurants, galleries and shops, from the toniest stretches of Mayfair to the recently fashionable Shoreditch.

The Long Run
October 2010

The Long Run

Overcoming bullet wounds to his legs was a must-race for track star Bryshon Nellum—and he would not settle for second place.

Where the Wild Things Are
October 2010

Where the Wild Things Are

With African tribal artifacts and homegrown L.A. pieces, Ernie and Diane Wolfe’s wonderfully eccentric house suits the idiosyncratic couple to a T.

Bare Maximum
October 2010

Bare Maximum

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.

Surface Tension
September 2010

Surface Tension

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

Call of the Wild
September 2010

Call of the Wild

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

Character Driven
September 2010

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.

The Fall of Troy
September 2010

The Fall of Troy

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

Retail Therapy Group Dynamics
September 2010

Retail Therapy Group Dynamics

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

In Vino Vendimia
August 2010

In Vino Vendimia

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.

Eau Joy
August 2010

Eau Joy

Synchro-swim group the Aqualillies channel old Hollywood glamour as they ride the wake of megastar mermaid Esther Williams.

Dre’s Anatomy
August 2010

Dre’s Anatomy

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.

Culture(d)—August 2010
August 2010

Culture(d)—August 2010

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.

10Q: Alison Brie
August 2010

10Q: Alison Brie

The Mad Men and Community actress gets positively frisky in a sit-down on the playful side of Hollywood.

A New Leaf
July 2010

A New Leaf

For photographer Emily Shur, the eerie wonder of cell phone towers have become the new classic landscape.