Category: LIFESTYLE

The Future is Here: Indie Brands To Look Out for in 2016

Each year, the  fashion and streetwear industries makes their way to the Agenda Tradeshow showcase their latest collections. From established, globally recognized brands like Adidas, Stance, Tom’s, and Herschel Supply to newcomers in the US markets like EDWIN watch and

Meet Topsy: Silverlake’s Idiosyncratic Design House

  Perhaps the only interior designer to host a monthly invite-only salon showcasing the brightest lights of the LA music scene, Jared Frank, from Topsy Design, is not your usual host, decorator, or curator.  And very few people can claim,

Inside Track: REVOLVE Launches Activewear Shop

  Athletic snobs, rejoice! The trend-setters over at REVOLVE are moving into activewear— a section that will feature looks for both pre and post workout. REVOLVE Active Shop will feature brands like Stella McCartney for Adidas, New Balance and Asics as well

Travel Diaries: An Angeleno’s Guide to Mexico City

Welcome to Travel Diaries, where view the world through an Angeleno’s perspective. For this installation, we linked with My Belonging’s Tommy Lei who traveled to Mexico City.     MEXICO CITY  As a native Angeleno, who has joyously experienced the

Best of Agenda Long Beach: Kicks Edition

  It’s that time of year again—the largest streetwear convention of the season, the Agenda Tradeshow kicked off in Long Beach with over 1,000 brands, up-and-comers and big guns alike, showcasing their Spring/Summer 2016 collections. The vibe, per yuse, was

When it Comes to Style, Garance Doré Wrote the Book

  Few people personify grace—a true combination of effortless beauty and simple elegance— like Garance Doré . After a decade of writing, creative directing, illustrating and blogging, Garance released her first book this fall. Love Style Life explores her take on fashion,

Get Away To Sydney’s NYE Party – In Style & On Time

Planning the ultimate NYE Getaway?  Sydney, Australia sure knows the deal – the city’s famous Mega-NYE party tops all lists worldwide for the biggest, most beautiful celebration of the new year. Photo credit: @hannedavis As Angelenos, we all know our Aussie friends love

Mirror Mirror: Holiday Makeup Cheat Sheet

Buying the perfect LBD (or ugly sweater) for the upcoming Xmas party is only half the checklist done – you need to make sure your makeup flexes just as hard. We played around with a shimmery bronze eye, a dramatic

Eye Candy: A Day Off With D’BLANC + Photographer Shayna Colvin

Our pals at D’Blanc took the day off to visit Lake Mead, AZ. Photographer Shayna Colvin captures her POV of beauty Hanna Milewski, who has a POV through a pair of the brand’s Italian-made eyewear. Check out some eye-candy below.     Want more?

Adopt Your New Best Friend | NKLA Super Adoption

  NKLA (No-Kill Los Angeles) is an initiative led by Best Friends Animal Society that brings together passionate animal lovers, city shelters, and an entire coalition of animal welfare organizations to end the killing of dogs and cats in shelters throughout the

Behind the Lens with Chris and Sarah Rhoads

When you envision your soul mate, you might imagine someone with similar tastes— you know,  in humor, lifestyle, hobbies, etc. But Chris and Sarah Rhoads’ common ground is not just a keen eye, it’s their wildly successful photography careers. As

DIY Halloween: A Low Maintenance Roundup

  A wise, reputable young woman by the name of Regina George once said, “Halloween is the one night a year when girls can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it.” While this is true,

Zodiac Beauty + Grooming Guide: Hello, Libra Season

Before we reduce everyone to his/her Zodiac sign, allow us to explain: We believe that styling yourself according to your astrological affiliation connects you to your you-est you—the version of yourself that the universe recognizes. We’re keen on the thought

Listen Up: Our Favorite Podcasts Right Now

  Podcasts are perfect for word and idea junkies—because they’re more engaging than music, but don’t require all the faculties that a full-on conversation does. Think of them as little, almost voyeuristic peeks into people’s minds, bite-sized food for thought to consume while

Convenient, Affordable Yoga That Comes to You

  When it comes to yoga, it can be difficult to find an experienced teacher—in terms of training, teaching and self-practice— at a reasonable price and convenient location. Enter Yogis On The Move: a traveling yoga studio featuring knowledgeable, dedicated

Staycation: Time to Revisit the W

Plagued by cozy real estate with a best friend coming to town? Fancy your personal space but hosting an LA Holiday this year? Or maybe you are just looking for a getaway sans travel. Enter W West Beverly Hills—er, Westwood,

Girl Gang: Inside Kate Nash’s Online Creative Community

  In a city where ‘gang’ tends to have a negative connotation, pop star-turned-punk-rocker Kate Nash is giving the term a whole new meaning. Becoming something of a feminist icon, Nash started Girl Gang just a couple years ago with

Just Extensions: Exploring the Complex Hair Industry

Hair extensions are big business. The largely unregulated industry’s exact numbers are hard to pin down, but with trade between customers, salon owners, wholesale suppliers, and everything in between— even a conservative estimate puts the market well into the millions.