September 2014

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Collective Soul

Collective Soul

A Gallerist sheds light on how to build an art collection with confidence
Melissa Morgan of Melissa Morgan Fine Art on El Paseo in Palm Desert provides a crash course on the art of curating a personal collection.
Craft Culture

Craft Culture

Quench your thirst at one of the desert’s local microbreweries
The Greater Palm Springs area is home to a handful of microbreweries, where you can sample flagship and seasonal offerings.
Go Native

Go Native

Horticulturalists give us the dirt on how to create beautiful backyard habitats
When designing a personal outdoor oasis, there are many reasons to opt for plants native to the desert.
Elements of Style

Elements of Style

A personal stylist reveals her sartorial secrets
From complete closet makeovers to special events styling, Leslie Christen shares her tips for becoming more style savvy.
Keeping it Wild

Keeping it Wild

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, the Coachella Valley continues to protect its pristine land for future generations
When Esquire or The New York Times list features that make Palm Springs sexy and cool, they routinely omit one important item: “Wilderness Boundary."
Perfectly Imperfect

Perfectly Imperfect

An interior designer taps into the philosophy and flow of wabi sabi
Palm Springs designer Troy Zimmerman employs the Japanese aesthetic philosophy of wabi sabi in homes he designs throughout the desert.
A State of Health

A State of Health

Mind, body, and spirit are the longtime beneficiaries
Authentic hot springs experiences are a leading trend in the spa world, and the Coachella Valley is blessed with this healing water.
Playing the Long Game

Playing the Long Game

The Coachella Valley has a storied history of 60 years of golf lore
Host to six-plus decades of golf’s greatest names and games, the Coachella Valley’s singular influence upon the golf world may come down to one round of play.
Natural Elements

Natural Elements

Organic architecture inspires a perfect balance of form and function in this Palm Desert home
When architect Narendra Patel envisioned the design for a bold, sculptural home, he was standing in the middle of a a large empty lot in Palm Desert’s Bighorn Golf Club.
Palm Springs Horoscope - September 2014

Palm Springs Horoscope - September 2014

Libras have been challenged over the past year to define a balance in many areas of their life. Neither manipulation nor polite nudging is working.
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Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
Fashionista Friends

Fashionista Friends

Experience the glitz and glamour of Fashion Week El Paseo 2015.
2014/15 Best of the Best

2014/15 Best of the Best

Palm Springs Life’s annual Best of the Best. Readers tell us who their choice is for the “Best of the Best” of the Coachella Valley in over 40 categories.