CAR CULTURE My first time behind the wheel of the Rolls-Royce Dawn took me along the steep coastal bluffs of Cape Town, South Africa. The two-tone gray Dawn had a brilliant orange leather interior. The road was a twisty, two-lane stretch of asphalt hundreds of feet above sea level known as Chapman’s Peak Drive. With 114 curves across just over
CAR CULTURE Don’t let the all-new 2017 Audi R8’s dapper suit fool you. There’s a raging bull inside that’s just dying to get out. The long-awaited follow-up act to the car many Americans first saw when it was piloted by Robert Downey Jr. in 2008’s Iron Man may not look much different from the eminently civilized first-generation model, but one
Need retro barstools for your next party? Want a luxurious look to sell your home? Greater Palm Springs is a hub for furniture consignment stores, drawing an international set of bargain hunters. Consignments come not only from the best homes in the valley, but from upscale Los Angeles neighborhoods, Newport Beach, and as far away as Chicago. Get ready to
Ten years ago, Stephen Monkarsh sat at Koffi on North Palm Canyon thinking about his mom, who had recently passed away. “I looked up and saw a sign, Space Available, and I thought, ‘Wouldn’t it be great if people could get a coffee and read a book?’” he recalled. Two months later, Monkarsh opened Just Fabulous, despite friends’ concerns about
Roses are red, violets are blue, but sometimes a bouquet of flowers won’t do. This Valentine’s Day, think outside the chocolate box when you’re shopping for the perfect something to give your special someone. We help you find an edible match for every recipient, from the gourmand to the dirty gal (or fella). Slip, slide, and massage away to your
For head to toe style, The Shops on El Paseo, Palm Desert, welcomes Oliver Peoples and Souliers to its roster of world-renowned designer boutiques and inviting restaurants. Oliver Peoples offers quality eyewear in timeless designs inspired by the SoCal lifestyle. Their eyewear and sunglasses have framed many famous faces from Reese Witherspoon and Robert Downey Jr. to Bill Bob Thornton
Sitting outside and soaking up the desert sun, your thoughts turn to the friends and loved ones shivering in the cold and early darkness of winter. You ponder how best to recognize them this holiday season. From books, art, and home décor that celebrate Palm Springs’ bounty of midcentury architecture to lotions and skin care products to foods that make
Dressing for Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach Festival communicates your artistic appetite.
Here is the latest fashion for hitting the Greater Palm Springs trails with your mountain bike or some intense training. Look good, feel better.
The right equipment helps you swing better, and new apparel makes you look good even when you don’t.