Category: MAGAZINE

Q&A: Breaking the Rules with Photographer Paley Fairman

Every so often there’s an artist that goes against the grain, swapping the current trend for experimental composure, coloring and a curated sense of detail. Photographer Paley Fairman has been just that. While every other photographer produced washed out images,

Luke McGarry: Luck of the Draw

Luke McGarry embodies the look of LA music. Not exactly his face—in fact, he rarely posts pictures of himself—but his highly saturated, not exactly flattering, but certainly accurate cartoons have become mascots for the city’s live music scene ever since

Staud: Higher Fashion

There is a new player in town, and they’re not here to compete. They’re here to change the game. Reformation’s former fashion director Sarah Staudinger has evolved past the infamous brand to create her own line, Staud. A simple line

Manuela DTLA: A True Work of Art

Enter through an unassuming alley off 2nd Street and walk down a hallway lined with floor-to-ceiling exposed brick. A Shinique Smith installation dangles over your head, and to your right and left are rooms brimming with sculptures, installations and contemporary works. You have entered

River Tiber: You’ll Be Seeing Me

There are two things that are hot in music right now: producers and Toronto. River Tiber happens to be a producer from Toronto, but I’m sure his impressive list of collaborators came for his infectious beats, not any fleeting hype. River

Luke Chiswell: Kick, Push, Coast.

Filled with wood skateboard-inspired pieces and abstract paintings with playful use of resin, Luke Chiswell’s most recent collaboration show with Tappan Collective was a glimpse into what he’s been working on during his short residency in LA. “I’ve been here for a couple months,”

The List: Summer Art Gallery Openings

LACE “The Palinopsic Field” Opening Reception: June 15 LA-based multidisciplinary artist Warren Neidich hits us with an exhibition featuring new and recent works, all revolving around the concepts of McCarthyism, Hollywood and the aftermath of World War II. Attend the opening to connect

#therealgirl: Inside the World of Arvida Byström

The 24-year-old Arvida Byström’s art looks like a lot of pastel and glitter, often translated to the phrase “ über femme,” and proclaimed as youthful and vain. Bringing the audience face-to-face to challenge these stigmas of femininity is exactly what

Drink and a Show: 5 Venues with Killer Bars

Here in Los Angeles, we certainly aren’t left wanting for a place to catch live music. Getting a great cocktail in the same place, however —now that’s another story. In the spirit of our favorite weekend antics, we rounded up a

Lonely Hearts Club: The Museum of Broken Relationships

Heartbreak in Los Angeles is a pair of silicone breasts—at least to somebody who donated the implants to the collection at the Museum of Broken Relationships LA. “She had felt pressured to get them, and she had three surgeries and

On a Roll: The Vacation E-Issue is Here!

DJ Mustard photographed at the W West Beverly Hills by Emman Montalvan. There is no such thing as having too much fun in the sun. As Angelenos, we’re the experts! Yet sometimes you want to venture out of your comfort zone.

Inland: Inside Venice’s Custom-Friendly Store

In an age where great deals and two-day delivery are just a few clicks away, it’s easy to see how e-commerce conglomerates are thriving. Accordingly, it’s a brick-and-mortar shop’s main goal to bring a special touch to the retail experience.

Straight Up: MiniBar Hollywood is Your New Favorite Watering Hole

Tucked inside a Best Western on Franklin, beside the iconic late-night 101 Coffee Shop, you’ll find the cozy Mini Bar—a sophisticated but laid-back respite from the oft-excessive Hollywood bar scene. The brains that birthed Little Dom’s and Dominicks, have brought

Buck Mason: My Main Man

American-made menswear staple brand Buck Mason allows for the jeans and T-shirt guy to keep it as simple as possible. A sentiment heard often is that no one needs another basics line. That is, unless you’re a dude. The modern man’s

Bright Eyes: A Q&A with Photographer Jabari Jacobs

A look to Jabari Jacobs’ book gives you a clear idea that the man is fun, has a penchant for pops of color, and enjoys things on the glossier side. When you think about those characteristics together, the parallel to

The Magician: The dFm’s Jesse Lee

Jesse Lee outside of his office in DTLA. Photo by Nate Williams. Jesse Lee must have magic powers. Otherwise, how do you explain how the media mogul handles so many projects without even lifting a finger? Think of Jesse as

Foot Forward with Jagger

You’ve seen the “G’Day LA” wrapped windows across the street from the Eastern Standard Building by now, right? Soon a Downtown LA fixture, BNKR, the Australian fashion retailer housing C/MEO COLLECTIVE, Finders Keepers, Keepsake and The Fifth Label, now welcomes

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