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Nestled in the heart of Downtown, Los Angeles, Q Restaurant sets the tone for omakase experience.  Not exactly knowing what we were in for, we entered the restaurant and the host seated us in what felt like a waiting area. Low playing music and minimal decor, I felt as...

Let's talk TipTalk - a newly launched app that connects the general public to major online and celebrity influencers through a messaging service. Recently I stopped by the launch event to speak to one of the creators of TipTalk. Zach Melamed is an avid a...

 TOP: Vintage / Melrose Trading Post

Denim: H&M

 Shirt: H&M

Jacket: Top Man

Denim: H&M

Model: Johnny Gates

Photos by Amelia Williams

Cellars is Allene Norton’s synthpop solo project. Her latest album Phases (released by Manifesto and produced by L.A.’s own lionized weirdo Ariel Pink) is not just new, but refreshing and invigorating. Trying to describe the sound of Cellars is easiest if comparing it...

Graffiti is everywhere - every street corner, every mailbox, every subway station. But do you ever really take the time to look at what has been written on the walls? If you take a moment, you may just find some pretty incredible artwork. Graffiti artists and “writers”...

California Cowboy

Modern meets functional.  For lack of a better word, I am OBSESSED with these shirts.  So many pockets, with fleece lining, this top is perfect for layering.  Take it camping or hiking, or oceanfront while watching a sunset, it suits all settings well....

 

 

David Brookton is a photographer based in Denver, Colorado, who had a brief stint of living in Los Angeles. While he was here, we were able to catch a word with him before he exited gracefully from the Golden State. His shy demeanor was surprising based on the handso...

 

I discovered LA songstress vōx on Pigeons & Planes’ “Best of October” playlist. Among many gems (check out this playlist for real), her intoxicating track “Your Vice,” produced by Dylan Brady, jumped out at me as an enticing lovechild between FKA Twigs and Lykke Li. R...

One of our favorite things about Los Angeles is the abundance of fabulous restaurants and eclectic cuisine. We ventured out of our East Side bubble to West LA to try out Hamasaku with Chef Yoya Takahashi. In an unassuming strip mall, Hamasaku is tucked away and off the...

Walking down gorgeous Manhattan Beach Avenue near the Manhattan Beach pier, there are countless boutiques, restaurants, and one unique treasure, the Bo Bridges Gallery. The walls are filled with massive images, surfboards, and skateboards of photographer Bo Bridges’ ad...

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