Palm Springs Modernism is nonstop design inspiration

Indigenous people once came to Palm Springs as a refuge, long before the stars of Hollywood flocked to the sun-drenched destination for movie making, pool parties, and boozy nights. Just like the pandemic of 2020, people historically left the confines of big city living for wide-open spaces where many, whose lives had been disrupted by war, found themselves on permanent vacation. Bungalows and smaller-sized secondary … Continue reading Palm Springs Modernism is nonstop design inspiration

Debbie Durkin’s Eco-Luxe “Endless Summer” draws crowds at the Beverly Hilton

Debbie Durkin’s EcoLuxe “Endless Summer” (and COVID-safe!) Luxury Experience honored Primetime TV Award Nominees over the weekend at The Beverly Hilton’s outdoor “Wilshire Garden” in Beverly Hills, CA. Getty Images snapped stars on the green carpet. Guests mingled outside over a buffet brunch and pizza oven where guests could learn how to sling pizzas in many varieties thanks to Hilton Chef Matthew. A dessert bar included churros dipped in … Continue reading Debbie Durkin’s Eco-Luxe “Endless Summer” draws crowds at the Beverly Hilton

5 Top-Rated Tattoo Parlors and Tips for Getting a Tattoo in LA

Whether you’re a native Angeleno or you’re headed there for a day trip, you’ll likely see plenty of people around the city showing off their incredible ink. If you want to join the ranks of the adorned SoCal population, there are plenty of amazing artists and studios ready to give you the celebrity treatment. Here are a few of the top-rated LA tattoo parlors to … Continue reading 5 Top-Rated Tattoo Parlors and Tips for Getting a Tattoo in LA

Keep summer strong with these sunny products

Summa summa time! Keep the summer vibes going all yearlong with some of these alluring new products perfect for your summer escapades.  Seaside Collection from IsabelleGrace Show off your beachy personality and style with jewelry that reflects summer like the handcrafted Boho Wood Bracelet set or the Gold Cowrie Shell Bracelet. Add color to your bracelet stack with a gold Color Pop Puka Shell Bracelet.  … Continue reading Keep summer strong with these sunny products

Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Apartment or Home

More people are spending time at home with the recent west coast heatwave and the pandemic allowing people to continue to work from home, so why not enliven your space with some easy tips? Create your own sanctuary that fits your style – on a budget. But first, to protect your investment, it is important to safeguard your belongings with a reliable renter’s insurance plan – especially with … Continue reading Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Apartment or Home

20 Design Tips I learned at Palm Springs Modernism Week

Indoor-outdoor living is synonymous with Palm Springs. The design and architecture meshed with the desert landscape are the best in the country. Just hop on your bike in neighborhoods near Villa Royale, Del Marcos, Miramonte Resort and Spa, or Hotel Triada and swoon at the mid-century homes with a pop of color at each door or imagine what lies behind the hedges and swaying palm … Continue reading 20 Design Tips I learned at Palm Springs Modernism Week

Revtown – Find your perfect jean fit with a few clicks

A little over a year since the pandemic shut down in California and I have finally transitioned from my pandemic pants (sweats) to jeans thanks to Revtown USA. A digital tailor helps you create the perfect fit online. Pick your color (Everyday Indigo for me), your fit (Skinny Jeans for me), your body shape, then answer a few questions about your height, weight, and jean … Continue reading Revtown – Find your perfect jean fit with a few clicks

Treat yourself or your Valentine

During the pandemic we all need a little self-care to get us through these days of uncertainty, so surprise your loved one (or buy it for yourself) this Valentine’s Day with a little pick me up to show them they are loved. A small token of appreciation goes a long way – whether it’s a box of homemade scones or a stylish chapeau. Here’s the … Continue reading Treat yourself or your Valentine

Pandemic fashion – a stylish hat from Heron and Pine

The pandemic has most of us in LA living in sweats, only leaving the house to grab takeout. But on the chance you want to spruce things up a bit, like say when you go to the grocery store, a hat is one of your only stylish options.  Pair with jeans, a long skirt, or even sweats, a Heron and Pine hat made from 100% … Continue reading Pandemic fashion – a stylish hat from Heron and Pine

VAST – the most comfortable face mask we have worn yet

While staying at home and social distancing has been a challenge, masks have been our saving grace in limiting the spread and best shot at normalcy in the months to come. VAST, an LA-based surf and streetwear brand, has been stepping up during the pandemic to help both protect our oceans from one-time-use masks and give back to frontline workers. As the world battles the coronavirus, … Continue reading VAST – the most comfortable face mask we have worn yet