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Aquazzura fetes second collaboration with Claudia Schiffer

“If I think that I’m in my store in Milan – that I never thought I would have – with one of the most beautiful women in the world, [whom] I designed the collection with, it’s like a dream come true and I couldn’t have asked for more,” said Colombian designer Edgardo Osorio while looking at Claudia...

  • Greek tour explores ancient history and modern life

    Greek tour explores ancient history and modern life

    Stand in the shadow of the Acropolis and Parthenon, visit coastal towns and islands, sail across the sea on a high-speed catamaran on a 10-day tour of Greece with Abercrombie & Kent. The 2019 tours, which focus on Athens and the Aegean Sea, blend ancient history and modern life in an itinerary...

  • When he broke up with me, I felt like I'd been sucker-punched

    When he broke up with me, I felt like I'd been sucker-punched

    Forty. Forty was the number of restaurants I’d been to on Jonathan Gold’s 101 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles. Some of these I had known about for years, but the majority of them were new ones that I had been checking off the list, with D. We were college acquaintances, but reconnected last year,...

  • Best bargain in Vegas right now? Golden Knights' free public practices

    Best bargain in Vegas right now? Golden Knights' free public practices

    Las Vegas became a passionate hockey town very quickly, thanks to the Golden Knights’ Stanley Cup run in their inaugural season. Although they fell to the Washington Capitals in the finals, their quick success seemed almost a magician’s trick and took the league by surprise. After a short off-season,...

  • The men of #MeToo want to write their way to redemption. They don't deserve it

    The men of #MeToo want to write their way to redemption. They don't deserve it

    Earlier this month, the New York Review of Books, arguably the foremost magazine of ideas in the United States, published a cover story online about Jian Ghomeshi, the Canadian broadcaster who was credibly accused of choking and punching non-consenting women during sexual encounters. Did I say...

  • Memorial in downtown Las Vegas honors victims of October shooting rampage

    Memorial in downtown Las Vegas honors victims of October shooting rampage

    The victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas are being remembered publicly as the first anniversary of the attack approaches. The Las Vegas Portraits Project/1 October Memorial opened Sept. 17 in the Rotunda Gallery of the Clark County Government Center in downtown Las Vegas. At its core...

  • Explore Ireland by bike, kayak and horse

    Explore Ireland by bike, kayak and horse

    Wander over hill and dale on an eight-day adventure that travels from Dublin to the West Coast of Ireland and north to Connemara. The Wild Irish Rover Tour is aboard a Land Rover and includes hiking, kayaking, horseback riding, cycling and boat trips as well as sightseeing. One night is spent in...

  • Las Vegas' Palazzo updates its casino and rooms and adds a 'kinetically charged' bar

    Las Vegas' Palazzo updates its casino and rooms and adds a 'kinetically charged' bar

    At 10 years and counting, the Palazzo has unveiled a renovation that updates its casino floor and suites. The remodeling project has been underway for the last two years at the all-suite Palazzo, part of a large hotel, casino and convention complex on the Vegas Strip that includes the adjoining...

  • New on-demand fitness workouts: There's no excuse for missing a sweat

    New on-demand fitness workouts: There's no excuse for missing a sweat

    Boutique fitness studios seem to be sprouting up everywhere, but people may still have trouble getting to one. In tandem with the boom in trendy bricks-and-mortar places to work out, fitness pros are bringing the classes to you, creating live-streaming and on-demand workouts that can be accessed...

  • Tell us about your unique holiday traditions

    Tell us about your unique holiday traditions

    Fill in the blank: It just wouldn’t be the holidays without ________________. Technically, it’s still summer, but we’re already getting ready for the holidays, and we’re asking readers to share their unique holiday traditions. We want to hear the details, and we want to see the photos. Email us...

  • #fitspo: This 66-year-old bombshell can do 37 burpees in a minute

    #fitspo: This 66-year-old bombshell can do 37 burpees in a minute

    Wendy Ida proves that you don’t have to be a 20-something Instagram influencer to bring the #fitspo. The 66-year-old personal trainer rallies midlife clients who are feeling too stuck, broken down and defeated to crush their goals, fitness or otherwise. “I tell them, ‘You are still just a baby,’...

  • Cast of cooks

    Good morning. While much of the East Coast is tracking Hurricane Florence, it is sunny and dry here in Southern California — too dry, of course, as our drought continues. Another hurricane is also making news again, and chef José Andrés will be in town Wednesday to discuss his new memoir about...

  • The new Goop x CB2 collection: A match made in millennial heaven

    The new Goop x CB2 collection: A match made in millennial heaven

    Academy Award-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s latest project won’t be in theaters anytime soon: To see her latest love story head over to CB2, the young, hip home furnishing store, or Paltrow’s own lifestyle brand website, Goop.com, to check out Goop x CB2, the newly released curated collaboration...

  • Books: National Book Award longlists, a fall preview and concern about ALOUD

    Books: National Book Award longlists, a fall preview and concern about ALOUD

    Hi — I’m Carolyn Kellogg, books editor of the L.A. Times. This week in print you’ll find the Fall Arts Preview — books included. THE BIG BOOKS This fall brings books from Michelle Obama, Jonathan Franzen, Haruki Murakami, Michael Connelly, Stephen King and more; see our picks of books you won’t...

  • A nightmarish backyard is reborn as an award-winning habitat that butterflies love

    A nightmarish backyard is reborn as an award-winning habitat that butterflies love

    When Dave Ethington inherited his parents’ San Clemente home in 2015, it was part gift, part nightmare. The hilltop home had a spacious backyard with spectacular views of the ocean, so beautiful that Dave and his wife, Kris, were married there in 1989. But over the years, the yard had become overrun...

  • I was 40 and tired of dating app disasters. So I hired a matchmaker

    I was 40 and tired of dating app disasters. So I hired a matchmaker

    The text message came at 5 p.m. on a Monday: Hey! I’m sorry I haven’t been in touch for awhile. I just needed some time to let my feelings settle and figure out what I want. I don’t think we should see each other again. I’m sorry things didn’t work out. My heart sank to the pit of my stomach....

  • Meet the bag that's launching Hedi Slimane's Celine reboot

    Meet the bag that's launching Hedi Slimane's Celine reboot

    When Hedi Slimane joined Celine in February, the first thing he did was design a new bag. It was a smart move, considering accessories make up an estimated 65 percent of the brand’s revenues and its owner, French luxury titan Bernard Arnault, had touted the arrival of the “global superstar” designer...

  • 19 super special literary events in L.A. this fall

    19 super special literary events in L.A. this fall

    This fall there are scads of literary events to feed your soul and bookshelf. Here are a few select picks. Sept. 20, 5 to 9 p.m. “This is (Not) L.A.” by Jen Bilik Jen Bilik launches her book “This Is (Not) L.A.: An Insider’s Guide to the Real Los Angeles: Debunking the Clichés, Crushing the Haters,...

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