Designer Spotlight: Merle O’Grady

Merle O’Grady knows a thing or two about making a fashion statement. Known for creating striking jewelry collections, her statement pieces seamlessly transform the simplest of outfits into high-fashion looks.…

The Vernissage Project

The Vernissage Project breaks away from the traditional grandeur of Italian jewelry in favor of a more organic approach to design. Based out of Milan, the project’s collaborating designers, Ilenia…

Forget Me Not Scarves

Scarves straddle a fine line between apparel and accessory. Functional yet subtle, an elegant scarf is both an essential wardrobe item and a highly personal accent. Designer and illustrator Corinne…

THVM: Designer Denim Done Right

San Francisco may be the birthplace of Levi’s, America’s original jeans, but Los Angeles’ influence on the denim market is equally significant thanks to major brands such as 7 For…

Jac Langheim’s Latex Couture

With a lust for all things latex and couture, Jac Langheim blurs the line between risqué and refined. Taking the latex world to the next level and beyond, this envelope-pushing…

Mondette’s Local Designer Radar

As a fashion designer, picking Los Angeles as your home rather than New York City is a curious decision at first glance. But if you look closer, there are some…

Matsuda Eyewear Is Reborn

More than a decade after its decline, Matsuda is back on the market with a new owner and a new outlook. Although it has remained a coveted label among savvy…

A-Morir’s Rockstar, Avant-Garde Eyewear

It’s hard to imagine that Kerin Rose, the designer behind A-Morir, once subscribed to a business casual dress code. And yet, this punk-meets-pinup designer—think seven-inch stripper platforms, a leotard, black…

Isaora: Sportswear Meets Streetwear

Isaora combines style, performance and protection for individuals seeking adventure in all walks of life. Inspired by snow, nature’s own white canvas, this high-end outerwear brand is ideal for everything…

Nicomede Talavera Leads The Pak

To graduate from Central Saint Martins with a full blown collection is one thing, but to be asked to collaborate with Eastpak is quite another. Nicomede Talavera, the first emerging…