Opinion
Grading City Hall: See our report card for L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson
Topics

Jimmy Carter

Jeff Pink's colorful past and bright future with the Orly nail brand

Jeff Pink's colorful past and bright future with the Orly nail brand

On an unseasonably cool night recently, Jeff Pink — founder of the biggest privately owned nail brand based in Los Angeles — was holding court at a dinner party on the rooftop of the trendy downtown restaurant Perch. Among his guests: people who sell his brand in Belgium, the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates, along with Mayor Eric Garcetti, who stopped by to shake Pink's hand — a few nails of which were painted black, blue and red. The occasion was one in a series of celebrations planned for the 40th anniversary of Orly, the nail company that the Tel Aviv-born Pink named after his wife and turned into a global business force, with a presence in more than 80...

Loading
69°