FMM founder and publisher Macala Wright explores pour over coffee culture in Los Angeles.
As any who works in fashion and technology knows, addiction to coffee is both a blessing and curse. The deeper the addiction has run, the more refined my palette has come. Let’s face it, Starbucks and Coffee Bean are now what you buy on the road to Las Vegas when there is simply nothing else to drink.
As a native New Yorker, fashion will always run in my blood. Since moving to Los Angeles a little over seven years ago to attend USC, however, this city has had my heart. I am not sure if it’s the sunny weather, palm trees or massive stores, but there’s something about the shopping in Los Angeles that makes me giddy. Although I live in Beverly Hills, one of my favorite neighborhoods to shop in is West Hollywood or, more specifically, Melrose Avenue. With a range of low, mid, high and vintage stores lining the streets for almost two miles, Melrose is home to many fashionistas.
Italian luxury furniture brand Poltrona Frau recently opened a Los Angeles showroom, and the LA-based editors of FMM are simply thrilled. This evergreen European furniture maker, whose name is nearly synonymous with quality, has a classic signature style that is unparalleled.
One of our all time favorite technology networking groups, Digital LA presents its fashion panel next week. Join some of LA’s funnest fashion personalities for a great night of networking, crazy catwalks and info on how fashion is going digital in Hollywood.
J Brand is planning a charitable initiative to benefit the nonprofit organization City Year, which was founded to reduce the high school dropout rate by identifying at-risk public school students and providing them with mentoring, role-model and tutoring services.
The company just launched a local service for residents of the Los Angeles area. Rue Los Angeles is the latest city launched by Rue Local, a city-specific extension of RueLaLa.com, already operating in Boston, New York City, Seattle and Philadelphia since late 2010.
California girls are undeniable…so are the fashion billboards that decorate and command your attention on the Sunset Strip. LA, the iconic City of Angels, known for cupcakes, Pink’s hotdogs, celebrity parties, and great sports celebrates all cultures and people.
In 2006, Clare Vivier launched her collection of beautiful and timeless handbags. The former French television journalist was traveling the world with her laptop and started getting frustrated that there weren’t any good quality envelope bags for her laptop. This was the start of a new career and ultimate passion.