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With all the talk of half-day Fridays and rampant Jitney-related Facebook updates, you’d think those New Yorkers have the market cornered on rad summer getaways. But, us Angelenos know a thing or two about proximate mini-vacations, especially with our wealth of destinations (and sub climates!) to choose from.
Lately, we’re spending our weekdays pining for the moment when we can hit the gas and speed on out to the Hi-Desert. While June in the Mojave might seem a little...off-season, we actually think there's no time like the present to explore the fantastic array of shops, galleries and bars popping up in Joshua Tree and nearby Pioneertown and Yucca Valley. So, pack your bags! Whether your vibe is more boots 'n spurs or earth goddess, get ready for one smokin'-hot weekend.
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Tricked-out wedges or over-the-knee stunners? Sturdy oxfords or stacked-heel booties? These are the decisions we face every fall when shoe trend after shoe trend makes its debut. But, the truth is, we really only wear a few go-to pairs each cold-weather season, and those are the ones that can stand up to the weather. read
Looking to add a splash of pizzazz to your apartment this weekend? New York-based jewelry designer Lizzie Fortunato has officially expanded her bauble company into home decor with a collection of items inspired by (and discovered on) her travels around the globe. Featuring everything from one-of-a-kind Japanese ceramic read