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Aw Shucks!

 “Futuristic” is the last word you’d associate with pearls, but that was the effect of Nicholas Kirkwood’s nacreous gray orbs encrusted on platform heels for fall. Marc Jacobs used...

Art Clash

I love the Downtown Art Walk. Standing on the corner of 5th and Main and being swarmed by legions of black-clad, wine-sipping party hoppers was something I never thought...

The Young Victoria

Hear ye, hear ye. Loosen your corsets—there’s a good costume drama hitting theaters this week: The Young Victoria starring Emily Blunt. For all those who’ve gotten a bit...

Where's Chris 12/15/09

Okay kids, we've done this before. Need a refresher? We've sent our Ask Chris to send in dispatches from his travels around town. Do you know where he was? Be the first...

Rave Review

I am not a raver. I don’t own highlighter-colored spandex or flashing light jewelry, and the only suitable beaded bracelet I have was handed to me by a wide-eyed...

Handmade for the Home

Photograph by Misha Gravenor   Craftsman FurnitureThe oak is quarter sawn, the design from the end of the industrial age, when artisans turned to nature for material inspiration—and refuge. Warren Hile...

Handmade Style

Photograph by Misha Gravenor     Boho ShoesCalleen Cordero (above) has sold shoes, bought them for a store, and dreamed them up for other companies. At her Laurel Canyon home in 1999,...

Hand Made in L.A.: Craft Services

Photograph by Misha Gravenor   Word to the wise: Don’t doubt the power of a felt bunny. There’s a quiet joy in turning an idea into something physical, which is what...

Hand Made in L.A.: Fresh From the Oven

Photograph by Mindee Choi   Lesley Anton A former flight attendant, Anton turned a 20-year-old hobby into a full-time job. Her lamps and dishes in porcelain and stoneware are inspired by Japanese...

Hand Made in L.A.: How It's Done: Falcon

Photograph by Noah Schutz  1When Barry has an idea for a motorcycle he wants to reincarnate—his Bullet began as a 1950 Triumph—he sketches his vision, searches for a moribund version...