Posts by Abigail Stone

The Draycott, the flagship restaurant in Rick Caruso's new Palisade Village mall, merges the elegance of the storied brasseries of Paris and the comfort of an English men’s club with the insouciance of Los Angeles.

Like many legends in Los Angeles, two of the Dorchester Collection’s Beverly Hills Hotels exclusive bungalows — Bungalows one and three A — have recently received a transformative facelift. In this case, the results are spectacular.

Last week at MASS Beverly, one of LA’s leading design showrooms, Swarovski, the Austrian-based company known for its sparking lead crystal inventions, unveiled “The Brilliance of Design.”The exhibition, curated by MASS Beverly’s co-founder Mary Ta, celebrates the company’s pioneering work across lig

Tucked into an Arts District alley right near Hauser & Wirth, Nightshade is the long-anticipated  restaurant from Mei Lin, the season 12 Top Chef winner. Tijuana-based Gracia Studio has taken the dark space that was Cerveteca, and transformed it into a bright and airy space.  The pale wood inter

In honor of the first Frieze LA, Alicia Brunker, the brains behind the shoppable, editorial NYC-based marketplace The Scope, has headed west, assembling some of L.A.'s most influential experts for a conversation  on art, architecture and design.It's an event that dovetails with the mission of The Sc

Anticipation for the first Frieze Los Angeles, which opens this Friday at Paramount Studios, is at a fever pitch.

What can't Virgil Abloh do? It would seem, to anyone who witnessed the stir he created at The Golden Globes by dressing Timothée Chalamet and Michael B. Jordan in his high-fashion harnesses, that his talents are limitless.

They say that the best work springs from what you know whether that's a novel or, in the case of Minneapolis-based Blu Dot, creating a modern furniture company, now celebrating twenty years in business with a book from Rizzoli, "Less is More (Difficult): 20 Years Of Design At Blu Dot".  We sat down

Its "awards season: in Los Angeles, the time of year when the city trundles through traffic jams caused by red carpet events from The Golden Globes to The Independent Spirit Awards to The Screen Actor's Guild Awards, finally wrapping it up with the Academy Awards on February 24th on ABC.