Fashion Archive

You’re Invited: A Conversation with Dana Thomas

By: Andy and Rose

A+R’s Rose Apodaca will be in conversation with Dana Thomas, journalist and New York Times best-selling author on her latest book, Gods and Kings: the Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano. Join us Tuesday, November 3, from 7 to 9 p.m. inside the screening room at the Soho House in West Hollywood […]

In Pixelated Color with Cristian Zuzunaga

By: Rose Apodaca

“The pixel is the icon of our time,” declares the Barcelona-born designer Cristian Zuzunaga. Certainly, with the elemental pattern in his command, he more than makes his argument with an expanding range of décor and fashion products realized in his signature graphic Technicolor textiles that are fast raising the 30-something designer to icon status. Digital […]

Coachella Part 1: A+R Manager Conor Ford’s Top 5 Festival Hits

By: Conor Ford

It’s that time of year again for the mass exodus to the desert know as the Coachella Music and Arts Festival. I’m looking forward to catching most of this first weekend’s lineup—specifically Outkast, Disclosure and Banks. While the polo fields are trampled under the hordes of tent dwellers, I plan to enjoy the weekend in […]

High Kicks

By: Rose Apodaca

Sneakers have lone been an integral part of street style, and as prices continue to skyrocket for an original, pristine pair of Air Jordans, it should comes as no surprise that sneaker heads—especially those with careers that depend on their appearance as much as anything—would help fuel the current obsession in fashion circles for designer […]

Colors of Fall 2014 According to Pantone

By: Rose Apodaca

It’s still 3 seasons away, yet fall is already on the minds and runways of those who make a living considering how our own lives will look then. Color is a driving factor, and all worlds of design—be it furniture or fashion—turn to that universal Oz of all hues making up the rainbow, Pantone. With […]

The Perils of Cool: GQ vs AK

By: Rose Apodaca

For better or worse, Abbot Kinney is “the coolest street in America.” It’s a designation bestowed in the last year or so by everyone from Forbes to the foreign press and one that has been met with equal parts pride and dismay. On one end, it has ensured a constant stream of visitors from around […]

The Art of Dining

By: Rose Apodaca

There are few luxuries we prize more in life than a meal with good food and good talk. As luck would have it, Andy and I get to indulge in such a pleasure more often in a month than our waistlines should bear, and at times under extravagant circumstances. Yet one of the most no-frills […]

Stepping It Up

By: Emily Chang

Catching Rick Owens’ spring 2014 “Vicious” collection online Thursday night, I was struck by a strangely enlightening feeling when I watched. Here I was, ensconced in my apartment in Minneapolis, which is geographically nowhere near Paris, and this 11-minute distraction from studying human DNA gave me an entirely mind-blowing sense of an evolution under foot. […]

Bungee Up

By: Emily Chang

A bag of goodies recently arrived at A+R. When I opened it, I saw the colorful, utility-roped bag bolos from Karen Kimmel Studios, instantly fell in love, and now want to see the knotted paracord—reminiscent of its outdoorsy bungee brother—with its golden hardware everywhere: clipped on my key ring as I unlock the door to […]

Party with Us in 3D: Showcase on 3D Printing 6/27

By: Rose Apodaca

Celebrate the inaugural Design Shopping Night this Thursday, June 27, from 6 to 9 p.m., in 3D at A+R La Brea. We are so thrilled to be showcasing a few of the world’s firsts in this revolutionary field, including the Cube by Cubify, the easiest, most reliable 3D printer certified for safe at-home use by […]