Category Archives: Shopping

SWEET TALK – 2014 VALENTINE’S DAY TREND REPORT

As the days of our modern world whirl about us, every simple task seems to become more complicated, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. Any simple box of chocolates and flowers once would do, but now the candy shelves are … Continue reading

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GBK and Pilot Pen Pre Golden Globe Luxury Gift Lounge Atop the L’Ermitage Hotel

The gifting lounge is an odd bird and a fascinating creature; which only appears for major events like SXSW and any Hollywood Award Season Event to lock in branding opportunities with well known house hold names and celebrities. My experience … Continue reading

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Designer Con 2013: All Design and no Con, Authentic, Exquisite and Positively Enchanting

I stand in the Pasadena Convention Center stifling an inner trembling lower lip. Smiling Luke Skywalker sculptures, surround me incongruously along with grinning Godzillas, jocular Jar Jars, smirking skeletons, leering Lando Calrissians, amused androids and beaming Boba Fetts—well, no probably … Continue reading

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Miles Davis’ The Collected Artwork Book Signing and Release Party November 9th

If you loved the man and dug his music, now you have the chance to celebrate Miles Davis as a visual artist this Saturday, November 9th, between 12 noon – 2 p.m. at Mr. Music Head Gallery on Sunset Boulevard in … Continue reading

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Artist Gregory Siff Teams Up with Helmut Lang to Benefit Project Angel Food

On Thursday, October 19, artist Gregory Siff hosted a successful private shopping night to benefit Project Angel Food at the Helmut Lang flagship store on Melrose Avenue. For the show, Siff–who previously collaborated with Project Angel Food on their “Get … Continue reading

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Chinatown Moon Festival Tonight!

Tonight Chinatown celebrates its 75th Annual Moon Festival in the Central Plaza & West Plaza from 5pm to midnight.  It is believed that Autumn is the time of the year when the moon is at its fullest and brightest. Besides being a harvest festival, … Continue reading

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PayAnywhere Summons the Call of the Wild Flea

I’m a hunter, relying on the vision, daring, cunning and grit which our moon-howling ancestors needed when tracking Woolly Mammoths and setting fire to beehives for sustenance. Except that I’m not hunting for food — I’ll skip meals for a … Continue reading

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Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale

Which makes me want to say, “Oh, no!” in my most Sylvia-Rosen voice, because I know I cannot resist it like she can’t say no to Don Draper.  It kicks off next Friday, meaning customers (me)will have the opportunity to shop brand new … Continue reading

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Dumpster Diver, XVALA’s Celebrity Chimps!

The Tonight Show with Celebrity Chimp last night at Lab Art Gallery in Los Angeles. I shred all of my financial documents to make sure trash divers are just plain out of luck when it comes to financial mayhem. But … Continue reading

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Buy Me This: Society6 Graphic Tees

There are still five shopping days left before Christmas, so here’s an idea for the art/illustration lovers on your list. Society6 is a site where artists and photographers sell their prints, and you can definitely fall down a hole flipping … Continue reading

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