Life + Style


Louis Vuitton to debut new exhibition, launch ArtyCapucines bags in Beverly Hills

French brand Louis Vuitton is continuing its international love affair with Los Angeles. But how does a luxury label follow its spring release of a trio of California-inspired unisex fragrances, with their vivid individual packaging and embellished leather monogram travel case designed by L.A....

Fashion is having a seriously psychedelic moment

Clothes from the spring/summer 2019 menswear collections appear to be revealing that many of fashion’s major players are on the same inspirational wavelength, which might be best summed up with a line from a 53-year-old Bob Dylan song: “Everybody must get stoned.” These counterculture references...

Saint Laurent mines Mick Jagger by way of Marrakesh — in Malibu

Paris-based fashion house Yves Saint Laurent brought its spring and summer 2020 men’s runway collection to Southern California Thursday night — Malibu’s Paradise Cove, specifically — where it unspooled at sunset on a beach boardwalk with a deep bench of celebrities (Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth,...

Elizabeth Debicki opens up about her life. Now what about that top-secret project?

“You know those days when you feel like, ‘I’m really together’?” actress Elizabeth Debicki asked on the phone late last month. “And you’re like, ‘I’ve got this and I’m super-energized and I’m functioning on so many levels.’ And then you meet Mick Jagger and you’re like, ‘What have I ever done with...

Father’s Day shopping: Give the gift of grooming with these fresh products

With Father’s Day coming up soon as well as the official start of summer on June 21, it seems like a perfect time for guys to take a dive into what’s new in the world of skin care and grooming products. So, thinking about the changing seasons and a very modern guy’s grooming routine, here’s a look...

The women of MSNBC are reshaping the television landscape

“We should have been blasting ‘9 to 5,’” said Stephanie Ruhle, sitting at her anchor desk in the MSNBC studio at 30 Rockefeller Center in midtown Manhattan. It was nearing 9 a.m. in late May and Ruhle, who anchors “MSNBC Live With Stephanie Ruhle,” was referring to the photo shoot two days earlier...

About the other night: Zendaya, Storm Reid, Drake take in HBO’s ‘Euphoria’ premiere

HBO’s “Euphoria” profiles a group of teens as they navigate their way through drugs, sex, trauma and social media. Although the brutal subject matter might be disturbing for some viewers, guests at Tuesday night’s screening at the Cinerama Dome theater in Hollywood admired the series for its raw,...

Sun Becomes Her label offers new women’s styles fit for summer

Two established members of L.A.’s fashion retail scene created a brand-new venture in April, a fashion line called Sun Becomes Her. Ling-Su Chinn, founder and creative director of Planet Blue in Santa Monica, connected with Githa Duncker when the latter was design director of the store. Their collection...

He's dressed Cher and Carol Burnett. But now Bob Mackie is finally getting his own star turn

I recently spent a Sunday afternoon at the Neil Simon Theatre, watching the Broadway musical, “The Cher Show.” It was a sumptuous train wreck. My notes, scribbled in the dark, went like this: Sailors! They cast this show at Equinox. When in doubt … feathers. Even Gregg Allman sparkles. This show...

The real Dana H. meets 'Dana H.' during the play's opening night

The moment “Dana H.” ended at Sunday’s opening-night performance, the audience rose to give Deirdre O’Connell a standing ovation. Starring in the title role, O’Connell played Dana Higginbotham, a hospice chaplain taken captive by a dangerously unstable, mentally ill ex-convict and held hostage...

Load more
16 Jun 2019 12:55

Chrissy Teigen, Quincy Jones take in John Legend's Hollywood Bowl performance

<p>During the Hollywood Bowl’s season-opening night, which was headlined by 10-time Grammy winner <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">John Legend</a>, <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Chrissy Teigen</a>, the singer-songwriter’s wife, quietly slipped into a table close to the stage with their children, Luna, 3, and Miles, 1, in tow.</p> <p>Not much farther back, Grammy-winning composer...</p>

13 Jun 2019 13:55

L.A. Dodgers Foundation gala, featuring Bruno Mars set, raises $3 million

<p>In a touching moment as his hour-plus set came to a close at Wednesday’s <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Blue Diamond Gala</a> at Dodger Stadium, benefiting the <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation</a>, singer Bruno Mars shared a story about his early days in Los Angeles when he was an aspiring songwriter dreaming of success.</p> <p>“Over a decade...</p>

13 Jun 2019 08:00

Celebrate Pride month and beyond with a rainbow of fashion options

<p>Rainbow stripes can be seen in full bloom this month as the LGBTQ community — and its allies — continue to celebrate and make a statement about equality and inclusion.</p> <p>This year’s Pride month is especially resonant as 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York, when police...</p>

12 Jun 2019 10:35

Olivia Wilde, Storm Reid and more toast Face of the Future honoree Elizabeth Debicki

<p>Olivia Wilde, Rachel Bilson and January Jones were among the Max Mara-clad attendees who turned out to the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood to celebrate the Italian label’s <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Women in Film</a> Max Mara Face of the Future honoree <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Elizabeth Debicki</a> on Tuesday night.</p> <p>“I’m feeling fresh, fancy, free, excited,...</p>