THE GOOD LIFE

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Sustainable South Bay Style

Fashion and gifts—eco-minded and of-the-moment— abound at Grace & Greene Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason At a corner in Riviera Village, just steps from the ocean, there’s a boutique stocked with clothes and accessories...

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From Ocean To Mountains

Photographer Jill Sanders and painter Joshua Serafin bring their big, vivid nature works to the South Bay via Gallery JS Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason When Jill Sanders breezes through the door of JS Gallery on Catalina Avenue, ...

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Estate of Grace

Beaming int he shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Biltmore House is the jewel in the Vanderbilt crown Written by Jenn Thornton | Photos Courtesy of the Biltmore Company Asheville, North Carolina, has always had its charms, enough to beckon aVanderbilt. W...

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Venice Roots

Westside newbie Leona brings a progressive dinner experience to the beach Written by Michelle Lyn | Photos Courtesy of Leona The Leona experience begins the moment you log onto the restaurant’s website. The tranquil music lulls you into a relaxed stat...

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Par Excellence

From links to drinks, scenic Rosewood CordeValle ups its game with luxuries aplenty and golf galore Written by Jenn Thornton | Photos Courtesy of Rosewood Cordevalle Nestled in the rolling foothills of northern California’s voluptuous Santa Cruz Mount...

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LA Story

Looking at Los Angeles’ architectural legacy through a rich visual record of its inuential Historic-Cultural Monuments and Case Study Houses Written by Jenn Thornton PHOTOS © J. PAUL GET TY TRUST. GET TY RESEARCH INS TITUTE, LOS ANGELES (20 04.R.10) /...

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Mod Mecca

Palm Springs makes way for the return of the modernism week this winter Written by Jenn Thornton Set to descend on Palm Springs Feb. 11-21, 2016, Modernism Week— a celebration of midcentury modern architecture and design—has always sought to expand ...

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The Art of Pasadena

Exploring the creative side of a heritage town on the outskirts of Los Angeles Photos courtesy of Norton Simon Museum, Tournament of Roses Parade and the Langham Hunington Art aficionados of all stripes tout the artistic riches of Pasadena, a city steeped...

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Reading Corner: Turn Up...

Boost a room’s mood with these color-saturated tributes to style-and a star. Written by Jenn Thornton ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL THINGS: DECORATING INSPIRATION FOR A BRIGHT AND COLORFUL LIFE – by Anna Spiro In this new title, designer Anna Spiro s...

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Heirloom Quality

In a remake for the modern day, British designer Timothy Oulton turns his vintage touch on a Los Angeles Club classic Written by Jenn Thornton | Photography by Antonio Diaz When it comes to local heritage, few landmarks are as rich in history as Los Angel...

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Taste of Travel

Nosh your way through London at these five gastronomic gems. Written by Michelle Lyn (Borough Market)| Photography courtesy of restaurants In a bustling city with thousands of restaurants, it’s hard to find diamonds in the rough. The culinary scene in...

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Broad Horizons

Raved-about repository of contemporary art, the Broad finally descends on Los Angeles. Written by Jenn Thornton It would have been easy for billionaire Eli Broad and his wife Edythe to go about their business of amassing great works of postwar and contem...