My go-to


Personal reflections on the fashion objects that hold special places in our hearts.

I am not the modern, modest Muslim lady my mother wanted, nor the good wife my grandfather must have envisioned in a daughter-in-law or granddaughter. The old bling glares and guards me.

My go-to L.A. fashion: going topless in my “hot girl” bra

L.A. fashion trends: my jean jacket from the Melrose gods

Justin Torres reflects on what happens when the one thing you’ve never lost finally disappears

This story is part of our issue on Remembrance, a time-traveling journey through the L.A. experience — past, present and future.