There’s a 1970s revival taking place and this updated insta-ready version is just as potent for today, as it was when writer Tom Wolfe dubbed it the “Me Decade” on the cover of New York magazine in 1976. This time around, you’re not confined to being just a Biba babe or a disco … [Read more...] about Retro Chic – Pacific Coast Magazine
Weekend by Max Mara Opens at South Coast Plaza Of all the malls in, in all the cities, Max Mara, have opened their onlyWeekend store in the U.S. at South Coast Plaza. The quintessential Italian brand worn by sophisticated women around the world picked Orange County as their … [Read more...] about What’s a Weekend?
Love..hate..love. That's fashion for you. Sums up my relationship with my vintage Cameo pendant that I’ve had for as long as I can remember and currently in love with, all over again. Queen Victoria made it popular back in the day. She had a thing for them, as did Napoleon who … [Read more...] about Vintage Cameo Pendant
The Scent of Royalty Just as the kitchen is the heart of a home, the beauty department is at the heart of a department store. And that's where the two worlds of Clive Christian collide. Known for creating bespoke interiors and furniture, the British designer was one of the … [Read more...] about Getting Personal with Victoria Christian
After a rush to get Cameron out the door and off to preschool and getting the gardener to stop using the loud leaf blower (at least for a while), I sat with a cup of coffee in hand and waited for the designer Michael Aram to call moi. I didn’t have to wait very long. At exactly … [Read more...] about Getting Personal with Michael Aram
If you’ve ever seen one of Lucio Fontana’s white slash canvases up close, you’ll know that it has this ability to draw you in. With clinical like precision the delicate incisions are simple yet complete. Luxury handbag designer, Nancy Gonzalez has something in common with her … [Read more...] about Getting Personal with Nancy Gonzalez
I’ll give you a visual of what happens to me, when I’m driving from my home in Irvine to Laguna Beach. I'll take, what I call the scenic route on PCH, past my dream house, which I’ve named Rebecca (after the novel) that’s perched high up on a cliff, overlooking Crystal Cove, past … [Read more...] about Getting Personal With Fetneh Blake