Sean Combs Leads A Rousing Panel Discussion

Everyone knew it—the line to see Sean Combs at AT&T’s second annual Shape conference would be long. “If you need to use the restroom, make sure to do that now,” said one of the staff members. There would be no “seat holding” business. A few attendees made a beeline to the stage 48 building upon hearing…

The Shortlist: SoCal Designers We’re Excited About

In general, when we think of fashion, New York City immediately hops to mind as the breeding ground for ultra-talented minds churning out head-turning garments year after year. And it just so happens that whenever we’re in need for inspiration, that’s where our heads naturally turn. But these four LA-based designers prove the west coast has…

Volkswagen Brings Jetta to LA With A Playful Party

What: Jetta Haus Where: Playa Studios, Culver City The Lowdown: The sprawling 12,000 square-foot space of Playa Studios played host to a lively pop-up thrown by Volkswagen. The three-day event was meant to celebrate the all-new 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, so people could meet and greet the newcomer and get the inside scoop on its up-to-date features and quirks….

The Shortlist: Five Sydney Evan Pieces Miley Would Approve Of

On May 7, Hollywood’s crème de la crème flocked to the red carpet for a viewing of Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. While most opted for dramatic wardrobes, others, like Miley Cyrus, chose to tap into the theme in a more subtle way….

Your Itinerary For A Perfect Day in Ventura

Ever since I moved to California, I’ve been spending a great deal of time in Ventura—a lazy, historical town splayed out by a cobalt-blue ocean. Sure, it’s about an hour drive from where I live, but sandwiched between orange groves and lemon orchards, the road is so pleasant (and mostly, traffic-free) that I hardly notice…

2018 Hair Trend For The SoCal Girl: The Bob, Three Ways

2017 was all about the textured bob—a choppy cut that added a bit of volume and layering to your average face-framing do. While it was a subtle nod to the past, it made sure to stay current by factoring in balayage, highlights or an ombre color. It was trendy, hip and seemingly carefree (when in…

What We Noshed on at Mercado in Pasadena

When we saw that this contemporary Mexican eatery made LA Eater’s “16 Best New Restaurants” list, we just had to pay a visit to see for ourselves what the fuss was all about. Because let’s face it—there’s no shortage of restaurants turning out stellar Mexican cuisine in Southern California, and it takes a lot to…

StyleCon x STS Blue Kick Off Festival Season With Poolside Party

What: StyleCon x STS Blue kickoff to festival season Where: Indigo Hotel The lowdown: If there’s ever an excuse to throw a shindig heavy on color, sparkle and boho vibes, it’s right before Coachella kicks in. Over the past few years, the 10-day-long music and arts festival has become a highly anticipated affair in the yearly fashion…

The Tour-Along: The Museum of Failure Makes Its Debut in Los Angeles

By Mariam Makatsaria “Oh my God,” a high-pitched female voice yelled from behind my shoulder. “Four Loko! How is that a failure?” I looked up at the two multi-colored camouflage-patterned cans sitting on a white shelf, and almost instantly, I was flooded with a memory. A cold night during my college days in Ohio. My…