7 L.A. Bands You Need to Know

  1. Begin Slideshow
    SITE_Opener

    437

    SHARES

    7 comments
    See All Slides

    With Guns N' Roses, No Doubt, and many others getting their start on our local soil, L.A.'s music history is hard to beat. And, the latest crop of SoCal bands proves the best may still be yet to come.

    From a brother-sister duo that manages to sound both soulful and demure, to a female folk singer whom we can only describe as Harry Nilsson's pulse mixed with Jenny Lewis' punch, each of these seven groups boasts a style entirely unique, distinct, and, without a doubt, highly addictive. So, go ahead and check them out — just make sure to update your iPod afterward.

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Shopping

7 Subtler Ways To Wear Ear Cuffs

Don't get us wrong; ear cuffs extending from lobe to helix are very cool — and very bold. But, when it comes to jewelry, some of us (this editor included) have subtler tastes and hesitate to try full-fledged, ear-engulfing cuffs. So, we're taking a baby-step approach to this trend with seven not-so-scary starter studs read

Designers

Inside Roland Mouret's Awe-Inducing Atelier

The next time you visit Roland Mouret's Carlos Place flagship store, send a silent prayer of thanks to the man upstairs. We're talking, of course, about Mouret himself, who is literally upstairs. Just above the two floors of retail space, where Galaxy dresses, bridal gowns, and exquisite objets d'art abound, are the read