Palm Springs Life Magazine November 2008

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ON THE COVER – Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. Photo by Lipnitzki/Roger Viollet/Getty Images.

FEATURES

Turn Up the Heat
Photography by Eric Scot.
Fall swimwear keeps the temperature rising.

Come Sail Away
By Allison Engel. Photography by Mark Davidson.
A private owner opens the angular Boat House — built for race-car driver James Jeffords in 1989 — to guests seeking a magical escape.

Live … From Indian Wells
By Tim Sweeney.
Having golf’s best players in one of its most breathtaking settings in a go-for-broke format has long been great theater. This month’s made-for-television LG Skins Game at Indian Wells Golf Resort’s Celebrity Course should be long on banter, too.

In True Form
By Jorie Parr. Photography by Michelle Hood.
Claire Shaeffer demystifies couture — fortified by 1,000 authentic designer fashions.

DEPARTMENTS

Psst!
By Donna Curran and Janice Kleinschmidt.
Decadence on demand; the right stuff (for space travel); posing with a purpose; and signing on with Shakespeare. Plus: Intelligencer.

In Store
By Sarah Reiss.
Gifts that give joy to the recipient — and to others.

Wheels
By Pat Deveraux. Photography by Andrew Yeadon.
Brooklands: the last temptation of Bentley?

Wine
By Janice Kleinschmidt.
A Santa Barbara County wine country visit reveals unexpected diversity.

Rear View
By Ann Japenga.
Timothy Leary and his brethren spread love and LSD in Garner Valley.

Wealth
By Ellen Paris.
Giving in tight times.

Sand to Sea
By Gloria Greer.
The social circuit.

Horoscope
By Sherryl Nova.
Coming to our senses.

SPECIAL SECTIONS

Charity Register & Social Date Book
Edited by Olga Reyes.
The essential guide to the Coachella Valley’s charities and fundraising events.

Desert Guide
Edited by Kelly O’Connor.
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.