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Palm Springs Life Cover Archive 2009 March

Palm Springs Life Cover Archive 2009 March

On The Cover:
Juan Carlos Obando’s beige double-layer chiffon dress with white pleated chiffon bodice. Stuart Weitzman sandals from Robert’s Fine Shoes in Palm Desert.
Fashion photography by Garet Field Sells.
Andalusia background photography by Scott Avra.


Shooting Star
Fashion Week El Paseo marquee designer Juan Carlos Obando follows the path to becoming one of America’s hottest couturiers.
By Jorie Parr.

Flights of Fantasy
As Juan Carlos Obando prepares to show his couture collection during Fashion Week El Paseo, we dream of his fashions floating over our beautiful desert .
Photography by Garret Field Sells.

Astonishing Andalusia
Simply stellar defines the lifestyle of this luxurious, Spanish-inspired community.
By Jan Silver Maguire.
Photography by Ethan Kaminsky and Jim Bartsch.

Poise and Passion
Ana Ivanovic seeks a repeat performance as winner of the tennis tournament formerly known as the Pacific Life Open.
By Joel Drucker.

Revisiting Modernism
A Desert Hot Springs artist sees his work as an extension of his architect father’s.
By Jorie Parr.


Auction Action
Serious — and not so serious — wine lovers find ‘lots’ of deals.
By Janice Kleinschmidt.


Editor’s Letter
March heralds fashion and sport.
By Steven Biller.

Designer Nadya, golfing at the Kraft Nabisco tournament, a wine book club, rhinestone-studded glassware, home designers’ work on the runway, and more.
By Susan Stein and Janice Kleinschmidt.

Four artists, four El Paseo galleries, and four distinct styles.
By Steven Biller.

In Store
Color, flowers, and precious stones make worthy complements.
By Susan Stein.
Photography by Arthur Coleman.

Mercedes-Benz launches a speed demon.
By Pat Devereux.
Photography by Andrew Yeadon.

Bernard Madoff’s scam teaches valuable lessons.
By Ellen Paris.

The Social Life
Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other events.
By Gloria Greer.

New generation takes the lead.
By Sherryl Nova.


McCallum Theatre Program

Desert Guide
The official guidebook of the Palm Springs Desert Resorts Convention and Visitors Authority. Everything you need to know about what’s happening in the desert.
Edited by Janice Kleinschmidt.

See: Palm Springs Life March 2009

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