Men’s Denim Style

Versatile, timeless and comfy chic, men's denim style is a fall staple that no self-respecting stylish guy should be without. Case in point, washes are as varied as the pieces and silhouettes, a melodic shaded rainbow of grays and blues that make up tops and bottoms for a wardrobe suited for casual hang arounds or dinners out. Even more, remember, there is no such thing as just one perfect pair ...

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Back to School Gifts

Heading back to school after hanging around all summer long can be difficult for anyone. Simple necessities like these back to school gifts — and the thoughts behind them — can help make the transition into the upcoming academic year more fun and go more smoothly. Back to School Gifts No Basic Bag This fashion forward backpack is a unique take on the classic structure. The versatile canvas design still meets all the ...

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Get Perfectly Straight Hair

  For a beauty skeptic to use the words “life-changing,”something has to truly work wonders. Especially when we are talking how to get perfectly straight hair. Given that our strands are notorious for not being easily changed from our God-given locks. Straight Hair can Happen So, when the wonder of Magic Sleek was touted to me in my salon chair with its natural process that takes coarse curls and lengthens them to shiny ...

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Women Designers

With Los Angeles becoming a creative haven for fashion designers, there is always a pool of talent rising to the top of the design ranks. Consequently, here, we’ve gathered some of the most fabulous women designers who are mastering their art and talent in everything from jewelry to handbags, denim, print and apparel, and chatted with them about their favorite hot spots, take on fall trends, inspirations and more. Apparel Katharine (Kat) Kidd Founder, ...

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Celebrity Fashion Brands

These celebrities and models have jumped from the spotlight straight to the design room to create their own celebrity fashion brands. Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Beckham and the Olsen twins get all the industry glory. But a long list of other celebrity-designed fashion brands stands out from the crowded pack. Certainly this list of celebrity fashion brands includes our  cover star, Sarah Jessica Parker’s SJP line. Plus, from shoes and bags to ...

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Just Sayin’

From hip hop to haute couture, fashion is the word   Graphics—words, graffiti, logos—are one of fashion’s hottest trends. They are popping up all over runways, department stores, even the chicest boutiques. You can find them on everything from bathing suits to shoes, sweaters to tees, and track suits to handbags. They are even on the most elegant gowns. Designers are just sayin' when going for branding and humor, political statements and ...

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Total Body SPF

With beach days on the horizon, we’re thankful for body SPF products doing double duty by protecting our skin as well as our beauty routines and treatments. Here, some of our favorite sun protection products: Hair COOLA Scalp & Hair Mist Organic Sunscreen SPF 30   This SPF spray protects your delicate scalp and pricey highlights. coola.com; $26   Nails Artisan SunBlocker Nail Polish Sunscreen Top Coat A sunscreen for your polish prevents it from turning yellow. nailsuperstore.com; ...

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Trends | Beach Bags

It is that time of year when we revel in the sunny days of summer and look forward to continued warmth of the months ahead. Thinking of those beach and vacay days brings on the desire to update summer wardrobe basics. One must-have is a practical and stylish beach bag. The right one goes with multiple outfits and can endure all of those days spent out and about. Here, a ...

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Mother’s Day Accessories

When Mom taught us that little gestures can make the biggest difference, perhaps she was hinting at accessories for Mother’s Day. Here, a list of fab items for the amazing moms in your life or for ideas to put on your own list: Body Armor A modern take on the historic Bandolier Bags that soldiers used to store ammunition, these super stylish cases now hold the new essential—cell phones. bandolierstyle.com; $98 - ...

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Prom Picture Makeup Trends

Spring and summer trends for moms and girls getting primped for prom photos Your prom may be in the distant past. But if you have a child who will be participating in the ritual this spring, be prepared to be immortalized in pictures all over again.  Likely your fashion and makeup sensibilities have matured as much as you have. Still, with photos and your kids’ feeds at stake, it’s important to ...

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