Timothy NorrisA drink- and dance-filled little Christmas is assured with these pre- and post-holiday happenings! Even if you don't get what you want under the tree this year, these parties will bring you cheer ... and beer and beats. Seasons groovings to all, and to all, some good nights.
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How we dress can send messages not only about who we are and what we like but also where we're from. There is no singular "L.A. look," and Silver Lake isn't all beards and ironic T-shirts, either.
Still, there are certain aesthetics -- in the form of everything from accessorie ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Slow rolling Dandy's
Fashion's Night Out, the self-proclaimed "splurge-inspiring event" that took over major citties all around the world, including LA for the first time this past Friday, presented some notable music and performance elements that went beyond the expected laptop ... More >>
Some food for thought from local, national and international news sources from this past week:
-- Designer Betsey Johnson unveils $3 million bottle of liqueur. Hope she's got a good dress to match. [United Business Media]
-- Use your leftover Valentine's chocolate to measure the speed of light. Re ... More >>
In what could be seen as visionary or monumental blindness, a Los Angeles-based fashion retailer is putting tweets about its brand up for all to see via LCD televisions in its 68 stores nationwide.
Metropark this week announced the launch of its "Reverb" Twitter interface that allows tweets ... More >>
War Tapes may be best known for cranking out brooding jams at clubs and loft parties across Los Angeles, but Becca Popkin, bassist for the Downtown-based group has another talent that will be on display when the band embarks on its nationwide tour with VNV Nation this Saturday at Club N ... More >>
Las Vegas is the city where crustaceans go to die. Apart from the copious amounts of tea I drank this past weekend at the World Tea Expo at Mandalay Bay (see Squid Ink for the dispatches), I also ate lots of seafood. The populace at large, in fact, seems to have seafood on the brain. I spotted this ... More >>
Has she picked her dress yet? Womens Wear Daily asked designers to send in sketches of what our new First Lady should wear on Inauguration Day. Isaac Mizrahi, Monique Lhuillier, Carolina Herrera, Badgley Mischka, Karl Lagerfeld, Diane Von Furstenberg, even Betsey Johnson (oh please no, Michelle) sub ... More >>
We love retro fashion references as much as (maybe more than) the next wear-bear, but the regurgitation coming out of New York Fashion week this season is ridiculous.
Cobrasnake's crusty slacker scene aside (see previous post), the 70's and 80's aren't just serving as inspiration these days, they ... More >>