Palm Springs Life Magazine

Home Alone

She had the entire estate to herself, and all day to play in it

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Palm Springs Life Magazine

Brook Power — Next Models
Chelsea Dorris — Hair and Make Up
Rob Epifano — Photography Assistant
Elisa Panic — Assistant Stylist

1956 Ford Fairlane supplied by Keith McCormick of McCormick Auctions, Palm Springs, Calif.
Many thanks to Ms. Barbara Howard for the use of Casablanca.

“The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find 
herself in places no one has ever been before.” — Albert Einstein.

Poncho Peyote Sequin Serape, Haute Deity, $390;; Mare indigo knit bikini bottom, $48; 
Amaya indigo knit bikini bottom, $48, both from Acynetic,; necklace, PRB Private Collection.


“I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday alone. That’s how I refuel.” — Audrey Hepburn.

Floral lace gown, $3,400. Jad Ghandour,; Setting: Casablanca, Palm Springs.


“The most important relationship in your life is the relationship you have with yourself. Because no matter what happens, you will always be with yourself.” — Diane von Fürstenberg.

Nazarena knit top, $65; Tulia skirt, $60, both from Guess,; gloves, private collection.


“It’s far better to be unhappy alone, then unhappy with someone.” — Marilyn Monroe.

White blouse, $99, and red full skirt, $149. Both Marciano; quilted fingerless driving gloves, Bruno Carlo, $250,; Buccellatti Eliochron watch in 18-karat white gold with diamonds, $28,800, Frasca Jewelers,


“When you’re traveling with someone else, you share each discovery, but when you are alone, you have to carry each experience with you like a secret, something you have to write on your heart because there’s no other way to preserve it.” — Shauna Niequist.

That’s Thefft sequin romper, $170.; leather hat, stylist’s own.


“I must have time alone in which to mull over my encounter, to extract its juice.” — Mary Sarton.

Flower slacks, $169; braided eco leather top, $159, Marciano,


“I’ve come home in love with loneliness.” — L.M. Montgomery.

Juliet maxi dress, $365, For Love & Lemons,


“I’ve never really understood the word loneliness. As far as I was concerned I was in an orgy with the sky and the ocean, and with nature.” — Bjork 

Ecred Label gold sequin dress, $1,400,; Carlene fringe heels, $120, Guess Accessories.


“When she was young, my love carried a road map in her hand the way other girls carried handkerchiefs.” — Roman Payne.

Ella Zahlan Sailor gown. $2,300.; leather cap, stylist’s own.


“When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.” — Tennessee Williams.

Alex bralette at Industry DTLA, $117; High waist legging, Acynetic, $125; Mohawak hooded poncho, Haute Deity, $450; Necklace deer skin medicine bag, Haute Deity, $42.


“To love makes one solitary.” — Virginia Woolf.

Embroidered evening gown, Jad Ghandour, $2,800; Hat, Private Collection.


“Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.” — Henry Rollins.

Rina kimono in indigo pile knit, Acynetic, $468; Flower Blossom bodysuit, Industry DTLA, $175; Karlee heels, Marciano, $120.


“You will never feel alone. Every step you take becomes your companion.” — Munia Khan.

Annabella robe, For Love & Lemons, $120.

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