Formerly the longtime concierge at Beverly Hills' Peninsula Hotel, Scott McIntosh heads up the new L.A. branch of Four Hundred, an exclusive invitation-only concierge for movers and shakers
What’s Four Hundred’s approach to service?Beyond treating every inquiry with the highest level of service, thoughtfulness, care and attention to detail, we strive to always stay 10 steps ahead of every request. In the world we live in, everything is tech focused, app based and on demand. We believe ... More
Inside the most requested suite at this boutique L.A. retreat
Even the most elaborate hotel suites can pale in comparison to the ultimate comforts of home. But that’s exactly why in-the-know guests book rooms at Palihouse West Hollywood when they’re in Los Angeles. The hotel has an artsy, urban vibe with luxurious amenities and design elements that elevate ... More
You may just leave the hottest hotel in the City Of Angels looking more like an angel yourself
L.A. is the city of wellness—or at least the city that is most serious about its wellness—and there are not many hotels in town more equipped to rejuvenate its guests than the Montage Beverly Hills. With mod-Mediterranean architecture and sweeping views of the Hollywood Hills, the space ... More
How The Eveleigh's Jordan Toft successfully brought the farmer's market to the Strip on Sunset Boulevard
In his kitchen, a bad leaf in a salad or an herb that's yellowed could be considered criminal to Jordan Toft—which at first comes across a bit fire-and-brimstone of the chef, but it's not what you think. For Toft, who helms The Eveleigh in L.A., it's less an ... More
Nina Agdal shares how she gets in shape and looks good while doing it
Nina Agdal, the 23-year-old Danish supermodel who has graced the cover of Sports Illustrated, is now the brand ambassador for the L.A.-based activewear brand Vimmia, which is best known for its compression leggings, sleek jackets and lace-inset sports bras—all made in high-tech fabrics.
Recently, after an intensive group exercise class at New ... More
Kelly Urban and Misty Zollar are redefining American-made denim with their indie brand AMO
AMO Denim, the new L.A.-based brand founded by Kelly Urban and Misty Zollars, is garnering plenty of attention—and for some very good reasons.
Before launching AMO (the Latin root word for love), Urban was the women’s design director at Current/Elliott and Zollars was the senior design manager at True Religion. A few of ... More
Designer Brittny Gastineau shares a few of her favorite stores
Who doesn't love a candle? Candle Delirium is a one-stop shop for unique varieties. My personal favorites are the Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat candles that have the artists’ iconic images on them.
If you’ve never been to Agent Provocateur, you will be in awe of this store. ... More
Known for its Mediterranean climate and calm, country feeling, Ojai is home to vineyards, hot springs, swimming holes and beautiful hiking trails—and is the perfect destination for escaping Los Angeles
Where to stay: The Ojai Valley Inn & Spa offers a top-of-the-line resort experience, featuring four swimming pools, an expansive golf course and a renowned restorative spa.
“At the heart of our vision is our desire to elevate the guest experience,” says marketing director Chris Kandziora, “adding contemporary touches while ... More