What does a vintage Louis Vuitton trunk from Argentina have in common with S.F. cable car seats? Soledad Alzaga.
Originally from Canada, Judy and Peter Copses wanted to honor the California lifestyle they’d adopted years ago.
Private Landscapes: Modernist Gardens in Southern California.
When NYT and James Beard Foundation food photographer Erin Gleeson left New York City for a West Coast cabin in the woods…
Launched online in October—and now with a companion Sacramento Street showroom—St. Frank imports textile art culled from around the world.
For more than a dozen years, tucked away in a light-streaked Venice loft with a woodshop nearby, there has been creative sawdust in the air for Chinese Jesus.
For the five-year compilation Handcrafted Modern (2010, Rizzoli), Leslie Williamson explored the knobs, knickknacks, nooks and crannies of 20th-century American designers…
With scores of seaside charms, Croatia emerges as the new dream destination.
April Gargiulo launched Vintner’s Daughter in February, a skincare line inspired by years spent at her family’s winery in Napa Valley.
On Highway 29, a distinguished name in Cabernet gets a high-concept look.
Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the Getty Villa has come a long way from fanciful vision to treasured L.A. institution.
New York’s contemporary label Oak—
Recipes calling for 3-D printers are but a taste of sweet things to come.
Santa Monica-based author Mona Simpson (My Hollywood, Anywhere But Here) releases Casebook this spring…
Peter Dunham infuses vintage patina with modern appeal in a casually elegant Brentwood home.
Get your Post-its ready for Gardens Are for Living: Design Inspiration for Outdoor Spaces ($50, Rizzoli)
Before she turns 30, Scarlett Johansson has an ambitious to-do list: Release four films, prepare for her directorial debut, organize a wedding—oh, and welcome her firstborn.
Sovereign shoemaker Christian Louboutin is stepping out this spring with a lineup of sexy laser-cut pumps and candy-colored bags, along with a new boutique in San Francisco.
A modern look at bohemian silhouettes unearths beaded caftans, tie-dye dresses and colorful, textured separates fit for a weekend retreat.
Filled with timeless art and objects, Sausalito enamel artist June Schwarcz’s home is as relevant today as it was 60 years ago.
She’s recently landed gigs with I-D, Purple Magazine and Nylon, but French-born, L.A.-based model of the moment Alex Noiret works just as hard off-camera.
The rolling hillside bungalows dotting the landscape between Downtown L.A. and Pasadena belong to the quiet community of Highland Park.
Inside the fantastical world of Monique Lhuillier’s head-turning window displays.
Makeup artist Jillian Dempsey has spent many years beautifying Hollywood A-listers and now applies her clean, modern style to a line of fine jewelry.
Transform your selfie into a work of fine art with Waterlogue—
For a growing number of mothers and daughters, riding has become a shared source of empowerment to overcome any of life’s hurdles. Here, a look inside the ring.
There’s a Coco Mademoiselle commercial that still reverberates in the imagination of style setters on multiple continents.
You may have seen every James Bond movie, but have you counted, photographed, and classified the birds that fly through the frames of each film?
The darling of Coachella, a native Angeleno, is ready to make her big debut.
At the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco Ballet principal Maria Kochetkova turns out in spring finery.