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

The Beauty of Cinema returned at Palm Springs International Shortfest 2021

It felt amazing to be back in the theater for the first time in almost 2 years. With record temperatures blazing in the desert, an air-conditioned cinema made for a fantastic way to cool off over extremely thoughtful content with other movie goers at the International Palm Springs Shortfest 2021.  The Palm Springs International Film Society marked another exciting milestone as its annual Palm Springs … Continue reading The Beauty of Cinema returned at Palm Springs International Shortfest 2021

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

Greater Palm Springs Drinks and Dining – What is open and where you can dream to go soon

By the time we all get out of Covid-19 lockdown and can move free of fear, it may feel like the Roaring 20s all over again. You might want to hug a stranger, dance in the streets, or scream for freedom. Get to know Greater Palm Springs by sipping your way around the destination’s 9 distinct cities. Many establishments offer outdoor seatings, patios, gardens, rooftops, … Continue reading Greater Palm Springs Drinks and Dining – What is open and where you can dream to go soon

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week 2019 – now til June 9

One of the best parts of living in L.A. is the ability to leave the city for a quick weekend jaunt. The desert called us in for the 13th annual Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week happening now (May 31 thru June 9) in the Coachella Valley. After months of 60-degree temperatures, we were thrilled to zoom to this 90-degree oasis to soak up the rays, … Continue reading Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week 2019 – now til June 9

Palm Springs Playground Weekend

This article was first published on MoneyInc, February 2019. Just like when the movie stars of the 1920s flocked to the area from Hollywood, the Palm Springs area continues to be Los Angeles’s favorite getaway. This little big town in the desert, flanked by the dramatic San Jacinto mountains and poking palm trees, provides a playful swanky, sun-drenched landscape just a few hour drive from … Continue reading Palm Springs Playground Weekend

Coachella’s Hot Party Scene 2018

This article was first published in Resident Magazine online, April 2018. Read the full article. Coachella Music Festival is not just about the music anymore. The fashion and events hosted by countless brands have taken center stage before and after the main event. Although the parties not associated with the festival occur at nearby hotels, estates, and equestrian parks, the outpouring of sponsored parties increases … Continue reading Coachella’s Hot Party Scene 2018

LA Escape: Desert Romance at Indian Wells

This article was first published on Resident Magazine online November 2017. Just a few hour drive from Los Angeles in the new convertible Buick Cascada, we changed up our Malibu ocean views for a relaxing blissful desert weekend in the Palm Springs Valley to celebrate our recent marriage. Due to my husband’s hectic work days, he couldn’t wait for a restful mini ‘moon’ without a … Continue reading LA Escape: Desert Romance at Indian Wells

Coachella’s Hot Parties 2017

If you are still reeling and reminiscing about the live music and parties weeks later, you probably were at Coachella Music and Arts Festival. Pre-Coachella fashion and primping starts early in Los Angeles, before most of the city heads out to this two weekend desert festival. In Westwood you could find places like the TanningBoutique packed with girls AND guys getting that extra glow or even … Continue reading Coachella’s Hot Parties 2017

Palm Springs Weekend Guide

This article first appeared in Resident Magazine, a New York luxury magazine. We happened to be in Palm Springs during the Palm Springs Film Festival, but it seems like every weekend in this desert oasis offers special events, from the upcoming Modernism weekend February 16 – 26, to the Taste of Tennis March 6, to Splash House in June and August. Once a wellness destination … Continue reading Palm Springs Weekend Guide