Eighties redux is a requirement for any shop along Sawtelle’s hipster retail enclave; the decade is covered here by Beta Unit’s geometric design in neon colors…
From tiny black diamond studs to thick gold rings, BODY ELECTRIC TATTOO offers an array of jewelry for clients of chief piercing artist Brian Keith Thompson. Patrons here include Beyoncé and Rihanna, who are in good company with the body jewelry from heavyweights like Industrial Strength and Body Vision.
Best Flower Arrangements, August 2011
Best Espaliered Trees, August 2014 Gardeners who are short on space have long relied on espaliered trees—those arboreal works of art whose branches are pruned to grow flat against a wall or as a living fence. At Bountiful Gardens, David Diaz goes beyond the usual grower-supplied fruits like lemon, pear, and plum. He’s coaxed his […]
Neighborhood: Lake View Terrace
Yes, you could get a vacuum cleaner at Target or Best Buy, but you’d be better served—literally—at Brentwood Vacuum & Sewing Co.,…
When the weather’s hot and the prospect of terrorizing the local park fails to inspire, indoor play centers present a happy alternative…
The result: beautiful, milky-colored belt buckles that come attached to a weathered leather strap, on which Salzwedel might also draw a pattern or two…
Neighborhood: Silver Lake
One person’s garbage is another’s garden gold
Neighborhood: Los Feliz
Sharing an open wall with Rue de Mimo and Marz, Camille offers retro-inspired cocktail dresses, shoes, and shrugs from small European labels.
Neighborhood: South Pasadena