From NY To LA – Hallie Sara

Backstage - Hallie Sara

It was backstage of the opening night of the ‘Art Heart Fashion’ event where I was introduced to the surprisingly chic fashion pieces of designer Hallie Sara that harken back to the sophisticated glamour that embodied 1920’s French cafe culture. Continue Reading

Elsa Schiaparelli, Design As Art

Before her death in November 13, 1973 Elsa wrote an autobiography Shocking Life, that detailed her life and career especially her relationships with surrealist artists Salivador Dali and Man Ray. Continue Reading

Oscar Wilde’s ‘A Kiss No More’ – A Tomb Protected from Smooches

In his lifetime Oscar Wilde was known internationally as being dapper individual, and a ‘Man’s Man’ in every sense of the word. The author of such litarary masterpieces as ‘The Picture of Dorian Grey’ was brought low by his quest for revenge against the father of hislover Lord Alfred Douglas, the Marquess of Queensberry. Continue Reading

5 Quick Tips for Planning your European Adventure

As Winter descents upon Southern California you might find yourself asking the following questions. Am I craving the luxury of real snow? Do I yearn for a sprinkling of culture, with a dash of ‘Old World’ charm mixed in? If… Continue Reading