Until then, let's keep the party going with Rapture from New York: He says, "I'm a freelance writer and creative director and you can find my work, favorite things, and my day-to-day life on my newly launched site, www.rapturejohnson.com. " "My style is androgynous and experimental with...

But, we can honestly say we've never seen a pad quite as vivid and awe-inducing as MOCA director Jeffrey Deitch's L.A. spot. We shouldn't be surprised, though — the prominent gallerist has been a mainstay in the modern-art world for some time, so it makes sense his place would be brimming...

If you can find a good match in Black Radiance Color Perfect Liquid Make-Up, you'll score a pretty good foundation for just $5. A while back when I was going on a swatch-binge and looking for products to include on the blog, I bought a bunch of Black Radiance and of course had to include the...

Christian Science Monitor (blog) How Can Jeans Cost $300? Wall Street Journal The answer can be found here in Los Angeles, in the global capital of so-called premium denim—one of the few areas of fashion that remains largely American-made. An industrial zone here near the city's center is home...

You can find the better kare-kare in Pinoy Restaurant in Batha, just across the Military Hospital (RKH). The consistency is just right and the stew is yummy. A runner-up for me would be the kare-kare in Dampa Restaurant and Peak Restaurant in Suleimania near French Corner (cheap too!). *When...

Max Azria's Maison du Soleil is the latest celebrity-owned property to hit the market. Los Angeles based fashion designer has listed his Holmby Hills estate on the Multiple Listing Service for $85 million. Set on three acres, the 30,000 square feet estate features 17 bedrooms and 33...

Dove states the obvious again: We can find the beauty in others easily, not so easily in ourselves Honestly, Dove kills it with their shorts. This past year we've found more inspiration in what they have to say about beauty than anything else. Points like the one they are making here are...

2011 Rodarte For Opening Ceremony Arrives (If You Can Catch It) Over 140 designers showed resort collections this season Today, Opening Ceremony debuts its latest designer collaboration, a large men's and women's collection designed by Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte. The range will hit all...

While in Los Angeles, you can't not visit Malibu and pop into Neptune's Net for fried shrimp As I mentioned before, it had been five years since I had been back to Los Angeles before this trip, but certain parts of my visits here will always be a big part of my heart and soul. Take driving...

Good call on moving to the States, it is a whole lot of fun over here. I've got some pretty strong opinions about New York and Los Angeles after living in the first city for a couple of years, and spending a few months in the second along the way. Full disclosure: I am definitely a bigger fan...

 

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