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Supersize me: Say hello to the bigger-is-better sunglasses craze....................................................... 44 Gigi and Bella Hadid’s brother, Anwar, makes his own fashion statement................................. 46

FEATURES Supermodel Tatjana Patitz tries on spring’s brightest baubles....................................................................................................................... 50 How venture capitalist and “kingmaker” Kirsten Green turns “blogger” into “billionaire”...................................................... 62 For actor Yara Shahidi, conquering Hollywood is just the first chapter of her unfolding story............................................ 66

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An art world vet and an interior designer collaborate on the bucolic Fillmore ranch of their dreams........................ 78

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Wellness retreat brand Beautiful Nomad’s soul-quenching adventures................................................................................................ 89 Working (out) from home: the new classes, machines and technology to know............................................................................ 93

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A slice of interior designer Kelly Wearstler’s California....................................................................................................................................... 98

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his being our biannual jewelry issue, it was only natural that we would feature an abundance of sparkle. But even beyond our jewelry portfolio shot by esteemed artist Amanda Demme and starring the incomparable supermodel and Santa Barbara resident Tatjana Patitz, there is plenty of brilliance to go around. Our cover subject, actor Yara Shahidi, is no diamond in the rough, as evidenced by her glittering career. (And with the late artist Prince as a godfather figure of sorts, it’s safe to say she was destined for more than a normal life.) She has taken Hollywood by storm with her talent and intellect, and we are thrilled to highlight this California girl shining bright in everything she endeavors. Speaking of endeavors, venture capital phenom Kirsten Green seems to have the Midas touch when it comes to choosing companies to invest in (blog-turnedbeauty-brand Glossier, e-tailer Jet.com, and subscription service Dollar Shave Club, to name a few). Her clarity of vision regarding where she puts her time and money is inspiring, and that she is at the top of her game in what has traditionally been a male-dominated world proves her laser focus is paying off tenfold. When you think of a great pairing, it helps when two distinct elements complement each other. The Walker-Gunderman household is one such example of this. Artist Robert Gunderman co-owned Acme gallery for decades, where his passion for being creative shone through. With his wife, Sarah Walker, an interior designer, their mutual love of creating came together in their ranch in Fillmore. Think of the pair as artists-inresidence … with spectacular surroundings. This issue is full of people at the top of their game in their respective fields who are emanating their highest and brightest light — it doesn’t get more sparkling than that.

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Photographer Sam Frost pointed his camera in the direction of Robert Gunderman and Sarah Walker’s hacienda-style ranch for “Finders, Keepers,” p.78. An accomplished lensman who calls Venice home, Frost has photographed such art and design luminaries as Frank Gehry, Ai Weiwei and Takashi Murakami. MY C SPOTS • Fort Bragg beaches to hunt for sea glass • Snow Valley so I can ski and hang at the beach in the same day • Harbin Hot Springs for camping

L.A. writer Christine Lennon profiled actor Yara Shahidi for this issue. A former editor at Harper’s Bazaar and W magazine, she published a novel, The Drifter, in 2017. MY C SPOTS • Half of my wardrobe is from Lost & Found in L.A. • The bar at the Los Angeles Tennis Club for an aperol spritz on the patio • Every year I look forward to dropping my kids off at Farm Camp in Cazadero, on the west side of Sonoma County — it’s their favorite place and has become one of mine, too

JASON SHEELER BEAU GREALY Beau Grealy photographed C cover star Yara Shahidi for “Listen Up,” p.66. A native of Sydney, Australia, Grealy is an L.A. resident by way of New York. In addition to contributing to magazines such as i-D and Vogue, he has worked on brand campaigns for Esprit, Adidas, Nike, Zimmermann and others. MY C SPOTS • Mitsuwa Marketplace for a Japanese curry • Rip City Skates shop in Santa Monica • Little Big Man Gallery in L.A. for art inspiration

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Jason Sheeler, who is based in S.F., spoke with venture capitalist Kirsten Green for “On a Roll,” p.62. Currently the West Coast editor for Departures magazine, he has held senior positions at Entertainment Weekly and Glamour, and his work has appeared in Vogue, Bloomberg Businessweek and others. MY C SPOTS • Mornings I’m at a little cafe and restaurant called As Quoted on Sacramento Street • The turn-of-the-century Presidio Library is so gorgeous I got a library card for the first time since middle school • Kabuto, in the Richmond District, is the best sushi I’ve had

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CASE WORK For Louis Vuitton’s new Les Colognes perfume collection, the brand sought to bottle the essence of the California coast in a trio of delightful unisex scents. Developed by master perfumer Jacques Cavallier Belletrud, each evokes the euphoria of an eternal, sun-soaked summer: from the heady notes of musk and orange blossoms in Sun Song, to the refreshing yerba mate in Cactus Garden, and the lush Sicilian citrus in Afternoon Swim. And who better to channel the spirited West Coast lifestyle than Los Angeles native and all-around aesthetic bon vivant Alex Israel, with whom Louis Vuitton partnered to create the collection’s iconographic packaging and accessories. The multimedia artist matched each scent with one of his scenesetting emblems: his golden plexiglass piece Lens (Yellow), 2015, for Sun Song, the vibrant green saguaro from his sculpture Desperado, 2015, for Cactus Garden, and a bright blue rolling swell from his painted “Wave” series, 2018, for Afternoon Swim. “I’ve always been impressed by the relationship Louis Vuitton has shared with artists,” Israel says. “Being that this is the brand’s first fragrance collaboration, I felt quite a bit of pressure to honor the scents as best I could through my designs.” louisvuitton.com. M.L.

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Jeweler Irene Neuwirth — known for weaving vibrantly hued stones into whimsical designs — lives in polychromatic dresses sold at Capitol, a 22-year-old Charlotte, N.C., boutique owned by longtime friend Laura Vinroot Poole. Now the two have teamed up to open an outpost of Capitol inside the Brentwood Country Mart, complete with a fine jewelry boutique-in-shop housing Neuwirth’s one-of-a-kind carved pink opal hairpins, turquoise gumball rings and watermelon tourmaline tennis bracelets, handcrafted in Los Angeles. The 2,500-square-foot store, designed by Perry Poole Architects with sun-drenched interiors by Pamela Shamshiri, offers dresses and jumpsuits from Peter Pilotto, Dries Van Noten, Ganni, Gül Hürgel, Khaite, and Rosie Assoulin. A Wardian case reworked by Shamshiri holds Neuwirth’s bold baubles set in a woodland diorama by conceptual artist Clare Crespo. “The light in California is similar to the light in Charlotte,” Vinroot Poole says. “Bright beautiful prints and colors make sense there and here as well.” Neuwirth finds the clothes to be a perfect counterpoint: “We amplify each other’s work,” she says. Brentwood Country Mart, 225 26th St., Ste. 38A, Santa Monica, 424-268-4641; shop-capitol.com. E.V. BASKET CASE Spring’s woven accents epitomize boho-chic

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4. 1. KATE SPADE NEW YORK Rose bag, $358. 2. GUCCI Ophidian bag, $2,590. 3. PRADA wicker bag, $1,550. 4. ULLA JOHNSON Pomme bag, $295.

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In Shani Darden’s new, 2,500-square-foot Beverly Hills location, the celebrity skin whisperer combines innovative techniques (ultrasound, microcurrent, LED bed, oxygen dome) with retinols and peels to heal and rejuvenate famous faces like Chrissy Teigen and Jessica Alba. shanidarden.com.

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von Chouinard has mastered the art of occupying seemingly contradictory posts. He is the founder of billion-dollar clothing company Patagonia, and he is a radical environmentalist. Last year, when President Donald Trump reduced the size of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Lands — the largest elimination of protected land in American history — Patagonia updated the homepage of its website. Instead of flashy pics of the latest gear, there was a stark message against a black background: “The President Stole Your Land.” Then the company filed a lawsuit against Trump. We all know Chouinard’s story. He was a rock climber and surfer who, in 1973 at age 34, founded Patagonia on the premise of self-reliance (Chouinard taught himself to blacksmith and began making and selling pitons that were less damaging than European models to the rocks he was scaling). Then he expanded into more climbing equipment, clothing and, eventually, his first shop in Ventura, Calif. Chouinard has always been an outlier in corporate America in that he knows quite literally what it feels like to dangle off the edge of a cliff. In his 2005 book, Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman, he famously encouraged his employees to bail on work when the surf’s up. He also laid down the tenets of what he deemed responsible business practices, which included ecological and political activism. At the time it seemed ahead of the curve. Today it seems essential and urgent. In his new book, Some Stories: Lessons From the Edge of Business and Sport (Patagonia, $45), Chouinard, now 80, pushes these ideas even further. Beyond those climbing tools he designed in the early days that made great leaps in the sport possible, Chouinard’s company has continually innovated. Patagonia’s first CEO was a woman, Kris McDivitt, who was appointed in 1980.

From top: YVON CHOUINARD on El Capitan’s North America Wall in 1964. Doug Tompkins, Rob Lesser, John Wasson, Reg Lake and Chouinard on Yellowstone River in 1986. Chouinard descending a peak in Bhutan.

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In 1985, the company introduced a self-imposed “earth tax” of 1 percent of its sales (to date, Patagonia has given away some $80 million to environmental causes). In the ’90s, the company even started making fleece out of recycled plastic bottles. The list goes on. In 2010, Patagonia helped launch the Sustainable Apparel Coalition — a consortium of big retailers, such as Walmart, Macy’s, and the Gap, which are working together to devise a system that would give every purchasable product a sustainability grade. The Coalition’s aim, according to its website, is “an apparel industry that produces no unnecessary environmental harm and has a positive impact on the people and communities associated with its activities.”

This helps to explain why a 2011 Patagonia advertising campaign used the slogan “Don’t Buy This Jacket” — an effort to discourage excessive consumption. Ironically, Patagonia’s popularity soared, and so did jacket sales. And in 2012, the company was the first California business to become a B Corp, adopting strict objectives with regard to labor standards and social and environmental impact. Chouinard and Patagonia have continued to redefine the role and responsibility of the clothing brand, all the while remaining true to its mission statement: “Patagonia is in business to save our home planet.” And the company has continued to grow, even when growth was not necessarily the objective. Knowing full well that politics and environmental issues work in tandem, Patagonia closed its doors on Election Day in 2016 to raise awareness about the importance of voting. Last year, the business saved $10 million from Trump’s recent tax cuts. It donated that money to environmental groups. “Our home planet needs it more than we do,” CEO Rose Marcario said in a statement on LinkedIn. “The importance of environmental action is the most recent lesson that a life on the edge has taught me,” Chouinard writes in Some Stories, which juxtaposes tales of epic climbs with provocative personal letters and other never before published writings by the author. “All along the way, the natural world forces you to see what you might otherwise miss. Our treasure, anything of real value, comes from the Earth and sun, and it’s our responsibility to protect it.” •

From top: Chouinard climbing the Black Dihedral section of El Capitan’s North America Wall. Chouinard skiing in Hokkaido, Japan.

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1. CHANEL FINE JEWELRY Comète Shooting Star ring, $14,400. 2. ALEXANDRA JULES Star Light ring, $7,500. 3. SCOSHA at ESQUELETO Nova stud earrings, $115.

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Northern California-based tile purveyor Clé has transformed a former Sears repair center and warehouse in San Rafael into a locus of inspiration: a 12,000-square-foot wonderland of terra-cotta, terrazzo and porcelain. “The studio is designed as an homage to Cy Twombly’s Roman palazzo, with the feeling of the major works of Carlo Scarpa,” founder Deborah Osburn says of the brand’s new headquarters. The venue, bowing May 13, will also house The Guild, an R&D lab that Osburn likens to an “incubator for craftspeople.” To coincide with the opening, Clé is launching exclusive collections with family-run heritage Italian tile company Fornace Brioni and its art director, Cristina Celestino, as well as with Kutleh, whose Strata Linea line is created by Jordanian architect Rula Yaghmour from stones left over from building projects. A de Gournay collaboration debuts in the fall, with Yves Saint Laurent’s iconic chinoiserie among the range’s custom, hand-painted porcelain tile panels. 2143 Francisco Blvd. E., San Rafael, 415-887-9011; cletile.com. A.M.L.

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Now you can match that custom Fendi carryall with a pair of made-to-order pumps. The 94-year-old Roman fashion house’s latest service invites you to put a personal spin on its closed-toe Colibrì design. Fans of the dayto-evening shoe can choose from seven iterations for the toe, including black satin and the “FF” Fendi logo, and opt for 2- or 3-inch heels in materials such as animal print calf-hair and — just in time for summer garden parties — hand-twisted rattan. For an extra tailor-made touch, up to three initials may be embroidered on the shoe’s ribbon detail. Each pair is crafted in Italy over eight weeks. Available online through May 26, at the Beverly Hills Rodeo Drive boutique May 3-6, and at the South Coast Plaza location May 8-10. fendi.com. C.M.

From top: FENDI’s madeto-order Colibrìs are priced from $990 to $1,690. A sketch of a custom pump design.

SHEEN QUEEN Makeup artist to the likes of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Hailey Bieber, Nikki DeRoest is debuting her own line, Róen Beauty. Launching exclusively with eye shadows and an eye shadow brush, the offerings comprise Lid Illume eye shadow palettes — whose unique texture spreads in the silky way that powder does while staying in place like a cream — available in two colorways (75° Warm and 52° Cool) and the stand-alone shade Disco Eye, an icy pearlescent pigment that gives the lid a wet sheen. roenbeauty.com. K.A. RÓEN BEAUTY 52° Cool eye shadow palette, $42, and Everything eye brush, $32. MAGAZ I N EC.COM

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When Sean Barron and Jamie Mazur — the duo behind sustainability-minded fashion brand Re/ Done — met Gilda Ambrosio and Giorgia Tordini of boudoir-inspired Milanese label The Attico in Paris, an artistic connection took root. After a subsequent visit to Re/Done’s Downtown Los Angeles studio, Ambrosio and Tordini found inspiration at the neighboring shops’ racks of vintage frocks in bold ’70s- and ’80s-era patterns, and a capsule collection was born. Together, The Attico and Re/Done (which has collaborated with brands like Levi’s to revamp and update iconic designs) reformed decades-old floral print dresses, added Swarovski crystals to high-waisted jeans and draped denim pants into summer-ready miniskirts. shopredone.com; theattico.com. C.M.

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ÂME The sustainable jewelry brand (its name is French for “soul”) debuts its first store at Westfield Century City in L.A. ame.jewelry.

GORJANA The modern, customizable Laguna Beach-born brand by founder Gorjana Reidel opens at The Americana at Brand in Glendale. gorjana.com.

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“I want to be surrounded by color, by people who are loving life,” confesses multimedia artist Ashley Longshore as she sits inside floral and fragrance designer Eric Buterbaugh’s gallery, where she’s mounted her first Los Angeles show (May 10-24). Collectors of the New Orleans-based “force of nature,” as Buterbaugh describes her, include designer Diane von Furstenberg, actor Blake Lively and Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele, who recently collaborated on a painting with Longshore for a Gucci DIY knitwear campaign. Known for her portraits of female leaders and screen sirens, bedazzled butterflies and textdriven canvases (scrawled with such witticisms as “Lah Tee Fucking Dah”), Longshore subscribes to more-is-more notions of glamour. Amid the works, including a portrait of Elizabeth Taylor with bejeweled tresses, are Buterbaugh’s exquisite displays. “Where she’s left us any space, we’ve flowered it up in here,” he quips. 8271 Beverly Blvd, L.A., 323651-9844; ericbuterbaugh.com . E.V.

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Three cult-status ice cream brands are churning out mouthwatering vegan flavors. Culver City-based Coolhaus (cool.haus) recently debuted dairy-free premium pints and ice cream sandwiches made with pea protein and organic cocoa butter and whole grain brown rice. West Coast purveyor Salt & Straw (saltandstraw.com) has increased plant-based options on its rotating menus — hello, dandelion chocolate hazelnut cookies and cream — plus just published an eponymous ice cream cookbook that includes a versatile vegan base. Meanwhile, expect to see and taste a lot more of West Hollywood-based Craig’s Vegan (craigsvegan.com), whose flavors such as Sunset & Strawberry were on influencers’ spoons in Palm Springs in the run up to Coachella. M.L.

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NOSY BUSINESS New fragrances to covet HENRY ROSE Michelle Pfeiffer’s line of five genderless fragrances promises 100 percent ingredient transparency. $120/50 mL; henryrose.com.

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HERETIC Vetiver-based Dirty Grass gets its earthy character from hemp-derived CBD oil blended with violet leaf. $185/50 mL; hereticparfum.com.

VINCE The brand’s three new California-inspired eau de parfums feature notes of musk, floral and citrus. $140/1.7 oz.; vince.com.

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ike it or love it, the ’90s are back. The collective desire for neutral slip dresses, mom jeans and minimalist habitats has returned, and so have the muses of the time. Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Carla Bruni and Helena Christensen closed Versace’s Spring 2018 catwalk; Campbell just graced the March cover of British Vogue; and the Spice Girls reunion tour launches this May. Tatjana Patitz, one of the era’s “big five” (along with Campbell, Crawford, Christy Turlington Burns and Linda Evangelista), is certainly no exception. “There is a real nostalgia for the ’90s,” she says — her ice-blue gaze just as mesmerizing as it was some 20 years ago. “The inclusivity of aging has changed as there is demand from women who want someone to relate to.” At 52, Patitz is selective about her work, relishing opportunities to promote a worthy cause or to collaborate with old friends. She’s also become vigilant about skincare (deep facials once in a while, and organic cleanser, serum, moisturizer, face mist and sunscreen every day). “It’s not easy [getting older]. You know when you take out your phone and the camera comes on and you scare yourself? Then I say, ‘I have to do something about this!’” she jokes. She recently shot a women’s empowerment campaign for Esprit in Europe, which is where she plans to return for a few months in the summer to spend time with family. She grew up in a quiet beach town in Sweden with her parents — her dad, a travel writer; her mom, a decorator and dancer — a younger brother and younger sister before moving to Paris and then New York. “I’m not a city person. It’s like an energy sensitivity to the noise, the people, crowds. Even at that young age I didn’t feel well [living in New York],” she says. In the late ’80s, Patitz started working

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a lot with photographer Herb Ritts in Los Angeles and decided the laid-back lifestyle suited her. With the fashion industry firmly entrenched in New York and Paris, she made the bold move west, snapping up an expansive property in Malibu. Ironically, the decision may have helped her career longevity by forcing her to slow down — the tempo otherwise, she explains, was “too uprooting, too swirly, too much. … You hit burnout quite a lot.” After 22 years, even Malibu became too “Rodeo Drive-y” for Patitz and she debunked to Santa Barbara, where she now lives with her 15-year-old son, Jonah, two dogs and a cat. Most days, Patitz drives up to Santa Ynez, where she boards two Andalusian horses and enjoys being as close to nature as possible — even her cellphone ring is the sound of birds chirping. Her personal wardrobe usually has to do double duty for trail riding and school pick-ups: T-shirts and jeans, cashmere sweaters, dainty gold bangles or hoops. “I like to keep things simple. I’m very minimal,” she says. “The older I get, the more I want to get rid of stuff.” Patitz possesses a quiet confidence, which she has cultivated over time. “I always had a huge fear of flying,” she says. On a particularly rocky flight to go scuba diving, Patitz remembers sitting in the cockpit (back when you could do such a thing) and one of the pilots comparing turbulence to diving in a strong current. “He said, ‘You know how it can do this [Patitz flails about with her arms], but there’s nothing around that can really hurt you? You can’t go to the bottom or get yanked up? That’s what it’s like.’” After that, something clicked and she learned to let go, which is precisely the message she wishes she could send back to her 20-something self: “Just relax, go with the flow. Don’t worry so much.” X

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kingmaker. In under 10 years, she and her firm, Forerunner Ventures, have become the launch pad for a staggering number of successful consumer brands. When two names in her portfolio made news in 2016 (Walmart bought e-tailer Jet.com for $3.3 billion and Unilever acquired subscription service Dollar Shave Club for $1 billion), Green landed on a series of magazine “most” lists (“powerful,” “influential”). But it’s her shepherding of a few fashion startups that have given her the style set’s attention as of late. It may be easy to label blog-turned–makeup brand Glossier, luggage maker Away, and eyewear company Warby Parker as “cult brands” (simply incorrect in Glossier’s case, considering its value was $1.2 billion in March), but whatever you want to call them, they have proven to be not only profitable but paradigm-shifting. A native of Moraga, Calif., Green has always worked in the retail sector. After graduating from the University of California, Los Angeles, she worked at Deloitte in S.F. as an accountant (covering Gymboree and Sharper Image), then at Montgomery Securities as a retail stock

of networking. When someone juggling so many crystal balls pontificates, pay attention. “Networking needs to get smaller,” she says. “The people who started social networking have bastardized that system. People are thinking, I came here for the community, but it’s not fulfilling me.” These days, even Green, who, according to rumors, had four deals reach $1 billion this quarter, is looking for new ways to “network.” She’s a seeker, that’s her job. (She’s also the mother of two children, a son, 9, and a daughter, 5, with her husband, real estate investor Michael Green; they live near the Presidio in San Francisco.) “I am always searching for the root cause of things,” she says. It’s how she communicates, too. From the minute Green sat down, she’s asked as many questions as she’s answered, debating the future of media, social networking, retail and what earrings she should wear for her portrait. (She wanted to wear a pair of Susie Fox hoops but left them at home.) Each year, 2,500 entrepreneurs pitch Green and her team for one of the eight spots (give or take) she’s allocated for investment. All want to

giving us the courage to launch Glossier in 2014 with just four inaugural products.” Green insists, “People are confused about what a brand is today.” Her voice grows louder. “They think it’s a logo or a color palette. That’s not good enough. You have to be engaging with people. Look at all the luggage brands. They talked about luggage. Great. I call that table stakes. Table stakes!” At this point, she is almost yelling. But not in anger. It’s joy, with a football coach’s tenor and a cheerleader’s smile. She compares traditional luggage brand advertising to Away’s approach: tapping into FOMO with Instagram-worthy shots. “Talking about luggage is not the win. The win is, ‘That hotel in Portugal, I want to go there.’ So we put the suitcase there. And the consumer is like, ‘I can’t go to that hotel, but I can buy that dang suitcase.’” Green sits back in her chair and exhales. She’s aware these are only her points of view and she can only go so far on her own gut. She has to take herself out of the equation. “I don’t want to invest in a bunch of stuff that looks like me.” She believes in diversity on all levels, hiring a

analyst. In 2010, upon meeting the founders of then-startups Birchbox (another subscription service) and Warby Parker, she invested in both and started Forerunner Ventures. “Those brands had a different view of the future,” she says. Green’s understanding of retail dovetailed the week of this interview with a new title to her name: board member of Seattle-based, familyrun retailer Nordstrom. A move toward a brick-and-mortar might seem counterintuitive for such a futurist. “I worked there in college!” she says cheerfully. Then her voice lowers an octave to list the wellreasoned bullet points that outlined her decision. “I tracked them during my career as a retail stock analyst. Nordstrom is very future-minded. In the press, it’s always ‘the death of retail,’ but actually, it’s the renaissance of retail.” An avowed fashion fan — “If I have a dollar, I’m going to spend it on clothes,” she says — Green explains part of the reason she took the seat was for career development. Green leans in, tucking her wavy brown hair behind one ear and begins to whisper her thoughts on the new ways

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be Emily Weiss, the 34-year-old former Vogue assistant who started beauty blog Into the Gloss in 2010. Or, they at least want the same love, advice and investment Green gave what would become billion-dollar beauty brand Glossier. “There was no Glossier when I invested,” Green says. “But first we had to get down to one thing — 100 percent the one thing was a beauty line.” The “one thing” comes up a lot when talking to Green. She says she and her team of nine ask themselves and potential businesses: “What’s the wedge?” The answer is a differentiating factor, what they need to get into consumers’ minds, hearts and wallets. “So, it’s about divining desire?” I ask. She answers, “It’s not enough to make something desirable. We are looking for brands that are game changers.” Weiss says, “When Glossier was just an idea, Kirsten was one of the first people to get excited by the concept of a beauty company that was inspired by and co-created with its customers. She helped us understand that we could build a direct-to-consumer business that ... prioritized depth of connection over breadth of selection,

team representative of different genders, races, ages, beliefs and hometowns. Despite that, early on everything written about Forerunner was tagged and heralded as “female” — “female-led,” “female first,” “the largest female-run” — and the modifiers make Green visibly uncomfortable. “I never thought about myself as a ‘female this’ and ‘female that.’ Until recently,” Green says. She explains she doesn’t like to “genderize” too much. “I had a lot of complex feelings about it. What is the opposite of embracing it? I shunned it. I’m into it now. Everything was very white male–dominated. And now we are talking about, ‘I am woman, hear me roar.’ Because you’ve got to do that to get people’s attention. To try and drive enough opportunity to get women and diversity into the mainstream.” She sees the upsides now — the lifting of all boats with her rising tide. “But I worry we verbalize it more than we demonstrate it right now. So, let’s elevate the impact and contributions and success of people who have not been at the table. Now I’m game to take this on.” She quickly adds: “For the movement.” •

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ara Shahidi is expansive. Her ambition, her vocabulary, her confidence, her worldview and even her energy are vast. At just 19, the star of Grown-ish (a Freeform channel spinoff built around her character in ABC’s Black-ish) and the upcoming YA romance movie The Sun Is Also a Star is perfectly comfortable in the spotlight. Using her increasingly visible profile to advocate for social change and civic engagement, she is handling fame with grace and purpose, as if she has been waiting for this moment to arrive. It’s how she was raised. “The name of my corporation, since I was, wait, how old was I?” she asks her mother, Keri. “You were 8,” Keri says quietly, seated in a chair nearby. “Since I was 8 years old, is Dharma Driven, which means to be driven by one’s purpose,” continues Yara, who is wearing sweats postshoot and sitting cross-legged in the den of a Lautner house high in the Hollywood Hills. “In the time since Black-ish aired, it turned my platform into something public from something that was private, or just interpersonal,” she explains. “It also gave me the privilege of people asking the same questions in public that I have always been asked in my home, about what I care about.” She glances at her mother. To say the Shahidis are tight-knit might be an understatement. The mother and daughter are inseparable while Yara is on set, and the duo even appeared together on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Though Yara is technically an adult, she is still very much under her mother’s wing. “I’ve always grown up right here,” Yara says, reaching for Keri’s arm. “The support and the transparency in this journey of ours has allowed

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me to grow up understanding the potential of what we can do.” Don’t ask Yara what she cares about unless you have time to hear the answer in full. Her list of interests starts with the organization she launched in 2017, called Eighteen x 18, to mobilize first-time voters during the 2018 midterm elections. Its goal, as she explains, is to correct “how flawed data gathering has been used to support some really insidiously heinous policies” in government. (As an example, she references research that suggests the Nixon administration had a plan to build prisons to accommodate a predicted rise in the number of incarcerated black youth.) Yara is following in the footsteps of other feminist/activist actors, such as Jane Fonda, Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson — women who got the world’s attention with their looks and talent, then used their intelligence to lobby for change. There’s no telling how far Yara will go down this path, but here’s one indicator: Oprah wants her to run for president one day. The media mogul floated the idea in a recorded statement that aired on The Ellen Show when Yara was a guest last September. Need we say more? The story of Yara and her family is as modern and American as they come. Her father, Afshin Shahidi, is a photographer who emigrated to Minnesota from Iran when he was a child. He met Keri when she was in graduate school, studying business. Not long after they became a couple, Keri, who is African-American and Choctaw, was spotted on a street in Minneapolis by a model scout, then sent to casting calls for local jobs for the likes of Target and Best Buy. Afshin, by some twist of fate, became the official photographer for fellow Minnesotan Prince, and he joined

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the performer’s entourage at home and on tour for many years. The Shahidis’ first-born and only daughter, Yara, booked her first job in front of the camera when she was still an infant, after Keri brought her along to a meeting at her agency. When Yara was 4, her family — including her little brother Sayeed — moved to the Pasadena area of Los Angeles for Afshin’s career. A second son, Ehsan, was born a couple of years later, just as Yara began landing her first commercial acting jobs. All three children are now working actors who have been taught to take charge of their own finances and to prioritize making philanthropic donations — according to a model of save, share, spend. Yara makes it clear she appreciates having “this lovely entertainment thing work out,” but it isn’t her only plan. It’s just part of her plan. With each job she takes, she considers (along with her parents) not only how it will advance her career but also its societal impact. “It could be overt,” she says. “In that by [accepting a certain role] I get to open doors in the infrastructure, knowing that we have the privilege of helping people enter new spaces.” Though her first big break came when she played Eddie Murphy’s daughter in Imagine That in 2009 (it’s been reported that Prince rented out theaters for eager friends and loved ones back in Minnesota to watch it), her profile grew substantially when she was cast as Black-ish’s Zoey Johnson. Opposite Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson, Yara took on the role of a somewhat indulged, apolitical, eye-rolling, fashion-obsessed teenager in an affluent African-American family. “It’s really about proving that this family is not the anomaly,” Yara says of the show. “Many times when we portray exceptional people, especially if they’re a part of a minority group of any identity, it’s like, ‘Wow, this is the one exception. This is the one person who has ever made this work.’” For Yara, the Johnsons feel like a real family that’s constantly striving for more. They’re imperfect but evolving together. “They’re also breaking those visual barriers when you see a black man on television in a creative field, rather than in a jumpsuit in another detective show,” she explains. Black-ish made Yara an instant fashion darling, a regular in Teen Vogue and an Instagram phenom with 3.5 million followers. On the red carpet, she goes big, wearing

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eye-catching looks by Off-White and Fendi and making bold, playful choices. She has been a brand ambassador for Chanel and is a new face for Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. Even those decisions are shaped by her value system. Yara carefully considers a brand’s reputation and humanitarian efforts before she partners with it, making sure it represents something she genuinely believes in. She returns to the big screen this spring in The Sun Is Also a Star, playing Natasha, a Jamaican immigrant who falls in love with a Korean immigrant couple’s son — played by Riverdale heartthrob Charles Melton — on the eve of her family’s deportation. Yara and Melton spent the summer of 2018 filming in New York City’s five boroughs. “Moving into this project, I feel like what really made me attach was how many parallels I see being first generation on my father’s side,” she explains. “Immigration and the story of immigration is something that has shaped me as a human and shaped so much of my family. Even though I can’t claim Natasha’s story as my own I feel like I had a deep respect for trying to find how I could best portray her.” Nicola Yoon, the author of the best-selling book on which the film is based, told Yara she had envisioned her in the role, which gave the starlet an extra boost of confidence. “What I love about it is that there is such a complexity,” the actor says. “It is a young adult romance movie, but at the same time you don’t lose the seriousness of what’s happening to her and her family. It’s not lost in this idea of her falling in love, but it’s an ever-present theme, and you witness the humanity in a story like this.” As Yara matures in the public eye, her enthusiasm for sharing details of her private life has cooled. She is tight-lipped about how she divides her time between her studies and her work. And though she may choose her words and actions more carefully now, possibly in an effort to preserve her reputation for future endeavors, she never takes herself too seriously. “There have been very few times when I’m like, ‘Oh, I am not enjoying this.’ If that’s the case, we change what we’re doing,” she says. “I always feel 19, but I feel most 19 when I’m with my brothers.” Yara understands better than anyone the enormous weight involved in taking up the mantle as a generational voice and leader. Drawing from the strength of her families, both real and fictional, she can handle it. X

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The living room of SARAH WALKER and ROBERT GUNDERMAN’s Fillmore home is a treasure trove of eclectic finds. A graphite work of the California coast by YUVAL PUDIK hangs above the fireplace. The luminescent sculpture is a new piece by THOMAS LINDER . The screen next to the MILO BAUGHMAN sofa (left) is a painting by Walker’s grandmother, which was a present to Walker’s parents on their wedding day.

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But it’s this house, Rancho Del Sapo (named for the frogs that occupy the property’s Sespe Creek, one of the last wildrunning rivers in Southern California), sited on 15 acres of citrus and avocado groves, that truly sealed the deal. “We love entertaining here,” Walker says. “At least twice a month we have people up for lunches, and we love to throw parties. In the summer we have a tennis tournament on our court.” The couple also famously hosts a crowd of artist friends. “We collect people like Tomory Dodge, Kai Althoff, Henry Taylor, Aaron Morse and Yuval Pudik. … Through work we’ve discovered a lot of great artists, and many of them have become our friends,” Walker says. “We once had a party for a sculptor friend of ours, and it was about 100 degrees out. Everyone ended up in the pool. It’s important to us that our guests have fun here. Nothing is too precious.” Located on the end of a gravel-strewn road marked by a colorful burst of bougainvillea, in a small valley between two soaring hills, the house was originally completed in 1983 by father-and-son architects Chris and Peter Choate. Chris had been a partner of Cliff

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May, and his son Peter had designed homes for celebrities such as Linda Ronstadt, Carol Burnett, and Anne Bancroft and Mel Brooks. “The home’s original owner was a geologist and [he] wanted something that looked more like a hacienda than a ranch house,” Walker says. “I’ve worked on countless homes over the years, and this was one of the very few where we didn’t have to touch the floorplan. There’s a strong connection to nature and all of the main rooms flow outside. Everything just made sense.” They did make some updates around the home, most notably in the backyard, where they redid the pool with

Spanish tiles around the waterline, added planters with trees and constructed an outdoor fireplace, all the while staying true to the home’s integrity, keeping most of the fixtures, hand-painted sinks and the interior tile from Mexico. The residence now serves as the perfect venue for their many collections. “I started out as a kid, collecting things like coins and NASA stickers. Now, it’s anything from Royal Copenhagen blue china to 1970s acrylic sundials to cars. At one point, we had about 15 vintage Porsches and Mercedes between us. We were bordering on needing professional help,” Gunderman jokes. “My work projects are the complete opposite of this. Everything is perfectly in its place and much more minimal, but we wanted something more utilitarian and comfortable,” Walker adds. When it came to furnishing the house, the couple — who have been married for 16 years — gravitated toward a blend of styles and eras. In the breakfast room, a table that once belonged to Gunderman’s grandparents lives near a set of Bertoia chairs. In the living room, a vintage Milo Baughman sofa from Thayer Coggin, one of Walker’s finds, sits opposite an RH leather chesterfield sofa. “It was the last room we hadn’t finished, and we had talked about getting a chaise for the space, but who wants to sit on a chaise? I saw this sofa and did the insane thing of bringing home furniture to an interior designer,” says Gunderman, whose artwork hangs throughout the house. Outside, more than 30 pieces of vintage Brown Jordan furniture from the ’50s and ’60s, mostly sourced from a Billy Baldwin– designed estate in Beverly Hills that Walker had worked on over a decade ago, are displayed alongside collections of succulents planted in vintage terra-cotta vessels by designers such as David Cressey. When the Thomas Fire threatened the area in December 2017, the couple spent 10 days in fear of losing their home, faced with the constant agony of what possessions they would choose to quickly load into their cars should they have to evacuate. “It was too hard to decide. It was like we either wanted to take everything or nothing,” Gunderman says. Walker adds, “The fire came right up the hill next to the home but didn’t touch the house. It was a horrible thing to go through, but in the end it made us that much more connected to the property. It really cemented us being here.” X

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Clockwise from top left: Another view of the collection-heavy entry. Gunderman and Walker. A DANIEL CUMMINGS painting hangs above the couple’s bed, flanked by a painting by Gunderman. The quilt on the bed is from PAT McGANN; the fabric for the ikat pillows was sourced during a trip to Turkey. Opposite: The dining table in the breakfast room belonged to Gunderman’s grandparents, and is set with a bowl of eggs from the ranch’s four Araucana chickens. The chairs are from WERTZ BROTHERS. A capiz shell globe from DESIGN MIX hangs overhead.

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Upon crossing the home’s threshold, the scent of dinner’s red bell pepper “feel good” lentil soup bubbling on the kitchen’s restored O’Keefe & Merritt six-burner welcomes you. A cheerily scrawled itinerary posted on a butcher’s paper scroll in the foyer outlines the coming days’ events: integrative massages, yoga and Pilates, a hike in the Los Padres National Forest, a tutorial in mashing (a walking form of massage used to release myofascial tissue), a local citrus tasting, and a clay workshop taught by Mexican artist Mariana Mae of Southern California– based ceramics brand Easy to Breathe. There’s also free time for languorous walks, soaking in the Redwood hot tub, and trips into town for sweet potato

brownies at Food Harmonics, or to comb through the luxe knitting supplies at Cattywampus Crafts. That night, at the fireside welcome circle, expectations are set: There will be coffee. There will be low-proof, all-natural alcoholic beverages (cider, mead and jun from Carpinteria’s The Apiary). There will be sisterhood. “While we are definitely open to one day hosting a co-ed and/or men’s retreat, it seemed natural to lay the foundation of this lady-run venture with what we know best: something indescribable happens when women gather,” says Beautiful Nomad cofounder and Pilates instructor Colleen Ferguson. The brainchild of Santa Barbara-based best friends Ferguson and massage therapist Linnea Villegas Gilbar, the brand was hatched while the two traveled through South America a year after graduating from Westmont College in 2007. “I like to call this trip the B.C./A.D. marker of our lives!” Ferguson says. “It was during that year that we discovered we had a knack for seeking out off-the-beaten-path gems.” They recruited chef Melissa Bishop (lead cook at Patagonia’s Ventura headquarters) and New York-based yogini Bonnie Crotzer (co-founder of Ghost Flower activewear) to round out the team. “Though the four of us were all hustling within our own respective careers, we were eager to fuse our talents,” Gilbar says.

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For their debut outing last year, they decamped to Telluride’s Steeprock Joinery, a solar-powered art barn and living space sited on 69 acres within a red rock canyon. “It hit all the markers,” says Ferguson. “A remarkable location with loads of history, soul and personality.” Next month, Beautiful Nomad goes international, with a trip to Mallorca’s Tramuntana mountain range, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Guests will stay at Son Rullan, a converted 13th-century monastery flanked by olive groves and Mediterranean vistas. “We want to continue collaborating with local artisans and healers from the area to guest-teach during the retreat,” Gilbar says. “We do our best to honor the rituals and cuisine intrinsic to each locale, celebrating the essence of each place.” They plan to host three or four retreats each year (for intimate groups of 10 to 15), both closer to home and abroad. In the pipeline: a Berber farm in Morocco, a rural cacao fazenda in northern Brazil, a chateau outside of Paris, seaside cottages in Tasmania, and a private eco-compound in the forests of Tuscany. “We are excited to create a global community,” Ferguson says. Gilbar adds: “When our guests return home and are back in the grind, our wish is for them to recall what it felt like to sit down and truly savor a meal or a cup of tea, to take a quiet moment, to share a good laugh with a new friend. This is where the magic lies.” From $2,100/five nights at Son Rullan in Deià, Mallorca, June 2-7; beautifulnomad.com. •

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It’s easier than ever to get great results in Wellness less time you can track your progress. Workouts are available in 15- to 60-minute-plus sessions. $2,995 plus $49 monthly subscription; tonal.com. Lagree Fitness is famous for its 25-minute workouts on Supraformer, a proprietary, souped-up Pilates machine. High-intensity but lowimpact, the Supraformer engages all three planes of motion, stimulating every muscle while emphasizing resistance, range-ofmotion, tempo, time and form. There’s no cardio involved, but transitioning from one, super-slow exercise to another gets your heart rate pumping and your sweat dripping before the short class is over. $18 per two classes; lagreefitnessstudio.com. 2

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SHOPPING GUIDE COVER Chanel Métiers d’Art plain tweed dress, similar styles available, Chanel, Beverly Hills, 310-278-5500. Alexandra Jules ruby skinni ring, $1,900, and sapphire skinni ring, $1,900; alexandrajules .com. Jane Taylor vintage inspired eternity band with diamonds, $5,170; janetaylor.com. Adina Reyter small pavé Hexagon signet ring, $695; adinareyter.com.

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p.14 Yara Shahidi wears Simone Rocha peach foil sleeveless dress, $1,800, H. Lorenzo, West Hollywood, 310-659-1432. Alexandra Jules diamond forever ring, $2,500, and golf ball ring, $3,800; alexandrajules.com. Adina Reyter small pavé Hexagon signet ring, $695; adinareyter.com. Jimmy Choo Rosewood painted glitter pumps, $675, Jimmy Choo, Beverly Hills, 310860-9045; jimmychoo.com. Tatjana Patitz wears Givenchy long windbreaker with hood in black, $2,865, Givenchy, Costa Mesa, 714-545-2185. David Webb Manhattan Minimalism necklace with diamonds and black enamel, price upon request, and Creole hoop earrings with diamonds and black onyx, $55,700, David Webb, Beverly Hills, 310-858-8006; davidwebb.com.

KNIT PICKS p.26 Missoni knit dress, $2,065, and knit pants, $1,475; missoni .com. Altuzarra Carmela Tropicana top, $550, Benedetta Tropicana skirt, $695, and Serpenti natural waxed belt with plastic shells, $450, Neiman Marcus, Beverly Hills, 310-550-5900; altuzarra.com. Jil Sander sweater, tank, and skirt, all price upon request; fwrd.com. Marni grey snakeskin printed slides, $890, Marni, West Hollywood, 323-782-1101. Carolina Herrera Vermilion crochet bodysuit, $1,090, and cardigan, $1,290, Carolina Herrera, Beverly Hills, 310-288-2100. 3.1 Phillip Lim silver netted tank dress, price upon request, similar styles available; 31philliplim .com. Michael Kors Collection lemon/lime hand-crochet cashmere Baja pullover, $1,695, lemon/lime hand-knit cashmere fringe skirt, $1,595, and lemon/lime hand-crochet cashmere beanie, $395, Michael Kors, Beverly Hills, 310-777-8862.

p.38 Chanel Fine Jewelry Comète Shooting Star ring with diamonds, $14,400, Chanel, Beverly Hills, 310-278-5500; chanel .com. Alexandra Jules Star Light ring, $7,500; alexandrajules .com. Scosha Nova stud earrings with black diamonds, $115, Esqueleto, Oakland, 510-629-6216; shopesqueleto.com.

p.44 Chloe sunglasses, $525; chloe.com. Givenchy jeweled sunglasses, $1,000; givenchy.com. Gucci sunglasses, $1,450; gucci.com. Dolce & Gabbana sunglasses, $570, Sunglass Hut, Beverly Center, L.A., 310-855-1220. Balenciaga sunglasses in white, $450; balenciaga.com.

RARE FORMS p.51 Gucci Moonstone Ivory silk satin top with ruffle details, $2,100, Gucci, Beverly Hills, 310-278-3451; gucci.com. Van Cleef & Arpels Bora Bora necklace from the Eternal Pearls collection, price upon request, and earrings, $83,500, Van Cleef & Arpels, Costa Mesa, 714-545-9500; vancleefarpels.com. Chanel Fine Jewelry Plume ring with diamonds and a cultured pearl, $6,800, and Ruban ring with diamonds, $8,700, Chanel, Beverly Hills, 310-278-5500; chanel.com. p.52 Stella McCartney Moama top in Soft Caramel, $750, Stella McCartney, West Hollywood, 310-2737051; stellamccartney.com. Marco Bicego Legàmi hand-engraved earrings, $1,100, Legàmi hand-engraved bracelet, $3,100, Legàmi hand-engraved bracelet with diamonds, $10,200, and Legàmi hand-engraved ring with diamonds, $5,090, Saks Fifth Avenue, S.F., 415-986-4300. Roberto Coin Gourmette ring, $1,750, and bracelet with diamonds, $43,000; robertocoin.com. Roberto Coin Rock & Diamond Plain ring, $1,950, and Diamond Rock & Diamond ring, $4,700, exclusive to Neiman Marcus, Beverly Hills, 310-550-5900; neimanmarcus.com. p.53 Givenchy long windbreaker with hood in black, $2,865, Givenchy, Costa Mesa, 714-545-2185. David Webb Manhattan Minimalism necklace with diamonds and black enamel, price upon request, and Creole hoop earrings with diamonds and black onyx, $55,700, David Webb, Beverly Hills, 310-858-8006; davidwebb.com. p.54 Valentino black ruffle coat, $3,890. Harry Winston Central Park Mosiac earrings from the New York collection with emeralds, sapphires, aquamarines, and diamonds, Sunflower diamond ring, Winston cluster diamond ring, and Crossover diamond ring, all price upon request, Harry Winston, Beverly Hills, 310-271-8554. Tiffany & Co. Return to Tiffany Love Bugs green quartz ladybug ring, $1,300 and yellow quartz bee ring, $1,200, Tiffany & Co., Beverly Hills, 310-273-8880. p.55 Carolina Herrera crewneck cape gown, $3,590, Carolina Herrera, Beverly Hills, 310-276-8900. Chopard earrings with diamonds and ring from the Haute Joaillerie Collection, ring with diamonds from L’Heure du Diamant Collection, and ring with diamonds from the Imperiale Collection, all price upon request, Chopard, Costa Mesa, 714-432-0963. Lagos Wanderlust mandala diamond statement ring, $4,600; lagos.com. p.56 Max Mara silk sleeveless tunic dress, $1,490, Max Mara, Beverly Hills, 310-385-9343. Clash de Cartier small earrings with diamonds, $3,900, small necklace, $2,370, and ring with diamonds, $8,500, Cartier, Beverly Hills, 310-275-4272. Pomellato Iconica earrings with diamonds, $40,800, and diamond cuff, $42,000, Nudo Obsidian necklace, $17,700, necklace with diamonds, $29,950, and ring, $4,200, Pomellato, Beverly Hills, 310-550-5639. p.58 Gucci gold satin lurex plissé long sleeve gown, $14,000, Gucci, Beverly Hills, 310-278-3451; gucci.com. David Yurman Pure Form Drop earrings, $775, Wellesley Link Multistack bracelet, $1,950, Statement ring with citrine, $850, and Novella Statement ring with Madeira citrine, $6,500, David Yurman, Beverly Hills,

310-888-8618. John Hardy Naga multi coil bracelet, $4,900, classic chain two finger ring with diamonds, $7,500, classic chain ring with diamonds, $4,500, and Naga ring with grey pearl and black sapphire, $1,695, John Hardy, Costa Mesa, 714-549-2356; johnhardy.com. p.61 Prabal Gurung Azalea crepe back satin tie neck dress with button detail, $2,395, similar styles available; prabalgurung.com. Graff multi-shaped ruby and white diamond earrings, price upon request, Graff, S.F., 415-926-7000; graff.com. Bulgari Wild Pop High Jewelry bracelet with pearls and diamonds, price upon request, Fiorever ring with diamonds, $12,900, and second Fiorever ring with diamonds, $8,200, Bulgari, Beverly Hills, 310-858-9216; bulgari.com.

LISTEN UP p.66 Isabel Marant silver Xana dress, $3,920, and white Lyde boots, $2,145, Isabel Marant, S.F., 415-781-0113; isabelmarant .com. Alexandra Jules backgammon ring, $2,800, and 6b link ring with diamonds, $3,450; alexandrajules.com. Adina Reyter small pavé Hexagon signet Ring, $695; adinareyter.com. P.67 Isabel Marant Timi jumpsuit, $990, Isabel Marant, L.A., 323-651-1493; isabelmarant.com. Jane Taylor ID bracelet with blue sapphire ombré, $2,750, vintage inspired eternity band with black spinel and diamonds, $1,375, and meeting arrows ring with amethyst, garnet, and blue topaz, $990; janetaylor.com. Adina Reyter small pavé Hexagon signet Ring, $695; adinareyter.com. p.68 Chanel Métiers d’Art velvet panne dress, price upon request, Chanel, Beverly Hills, 310-278-5500. Alexandra Jules square skinni bar rings, $695 each, and diamond deco ring, $7,200; alexandrajules .com. Adina Reyter small pavé Hexagon signet Ring, $695; adinareyter.com. p.69 Chanel Métiers d’Art plain tweed dress, similar styles available, Chanel, Beverly Hills, 310-278-5500. Alexandra Jules ruby skinni ring, $1,900, and sapphire skinni ring, $1,900; alexandrajules.com. Jane Taylor vintage inspired eternity band, $5,170; janetaylor.com. Adina Reyter small pavé Hexagon signet Ring, $695; adinareyter.com. Chanel Fine Jewelry Coco Crush bracelet with diamonds, $10,500, and Coco Crush ring with diamonds, $7,750, Chanel, Beverly Hills, 310-278-5500. p.70 Giorgio Armani blue dress, $6,095, similar styles available, Giorgio Armani, Beverly Hills, 310-271-5555. Jane Taylor multi stone arrow studs with blue topaz and green tourmaline, $945, and ID bracelet with blue sapphire ombré, $2,750; janetaylor.com. p.73 Simone Rocha peach foil sleeveless dress, $1,800, H. Lorenzo, West Hollywood, 310-659-1432. Alexandra Jules diamond forever ring, $2,500, and golf ball ring, $3,800; alexandrajules.com. Adina Reyter small pavé Hexagon signet Ring, $695; adinareyter .com. Jimmy Choo Rosewood painted glitter pumps, $675, Jimmy Choo, Beverly Hills, 310-860-9045; jimmychoo.com. p.74 Alexandre Vauthier crystal dress in lemon, $7,030; ikram .com. Jane Taylor meeting arrow ring with diamonds, $9,350, and bypass arrow ring with diamonds, $11,740; janetaylor.com. Adina Reyter diamond stripe band ring, $298, and small pavé Hexagon signet Ring, $695; adinareyter.com. Balmain Livy boot in suede and strass, $2,253; balmain.com/us. p.77 Brandon Maxwell pleated bell sleeve dress with crystal embroidery, $6,495, similar styles available; modaoperandi.com. Alexandra Jules chic stick earrings, $1,100; alexandrajules.com. Jane Taylor vintage inspired eternity band with black spinel and diamonds, $1,375; janetaylor .com. Dundas by Peter Dundas pink sequin sandals, price upon request; dundasworld.com. Makeup: Bobbi Brown Cosmetics Skin Long-Wear Weightless foundation SPF 15 in Warm Almond, $46, Smokey Eye mascara, $31, Pot Rouge for lips and cheeks in Rose, $32, and Instant Full Coverage concealer in Golden, $30; bobbibrowncosmetics.com.

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BASKET CASE p.28 Kate Spade New York Rose medium top handle basket bag $358; katespade.com. Gucci natural straw Ophidian bag $2,590, Gucci, Beverly Hills, 310-278-3451; gucci.com. Prada wicker and leather shoulder bag, $1,550, Prada, Beverly Hills, 310-278-8661; prada.com. Ulla Johnson Pomme bag in Natural, $295; ullajohnson.com.

PEACE AND LOVE p.30 Dior long sleeveless dress in twill kaleidoscope printed scarf, $9,000, knit bodysuit with long sleeves in dark taupe, $1,650, taupe knit bralette, $1,250, and small Diorama bag in smooth calfskin printed with a multicolor KaleiDiorscopic pattern, $3,450, Dior, Beverly Hills, 310-859-4700.

LIFE AT SEA p.36 Gucci white-multicolor satin dress with long puff sleeves, $5,980, Gucci, Beverly Hills, 310-278-3451; gucci.com. Polo Ralph Lauren lightweight jersey blazer, $298, and lightweight jersey pants, $198, Macy’s, S.F., 415-397-3333; ralphlauren.com. Polo Ralph Lauren synthetic twill shirt, $248, Ralph Lauren, La Jolla, 858-459-0554 ; ralphlauren.com. RedValentino knit dress, $950, RedValentino, S.F., 415-543-4900. Altuzarra blue multi natural Raffia espadrille tote bag, $895, Neiman Marcus, Beverly Hills, 310-550-5900. Sonia Rykiel netted flat sandals, $500; soniarykiel .com. Monse rope print shirt dress, $2,650, Saks Fifth Avenue, Beverly Hills, 310-275-4211. Sonia Rykiel oversized striped dress, $1,390, Amaree’s, Newport Beach, 949-642-4423. Sportmax calf leather sandals, price upon request, Max Mara, Beverly Hills,

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I Go-to restaurant? Sqirl for the almond ricotta cake or avocado toast with dark bread.

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Go-to bar? The Tower Bar for the art deco architecture and unparalleled views of the city skyline.

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Favorite food market? Linda [Mark], the Farmers Market Fairy, finds the best strawberries and perfectly ripe avocados.

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Favorite museum? LACMA. They’re doing incredible work with the expansion plans. And The Broad always looks really sexy, too.

KELLY WEARSTLER As her Proper Hotel readies its debut in Santa Monica, the celebrated interior designer shares her Golden State haunts

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Where do you feel most at home? We live in a 1926 Georgian-style house in Beverly Hills where the landscaping is so dense it almost feels like we have no neighbors. Favorite hike? Los Liones Canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains for the incredible landscape. Or Solstice Canyon in Malibu, which is blooming like crazy this spring. Favorite shoreline? Carbon Beach is extraordinary. The houses are built on plinths. When the ocean crashes beneath them, you feel like you’re on a boat. Alluring getaway? Waking up to the blue sky set against the mountains in Palm Springs is breathtaking. The iconic homes in Thunderbird Estates in Rancho Mirage have me daydreaming.

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Clockwise from top left: Interior designer KELLY WEARSTLER . The SAN FRANCISCO PROPER HOTEL’s Wearstler-designed lobby. ROMBAUER VINEYARDS. French toast at SQIRL. MARA Algae Retinol face oil, $120. The SUNSET TOWER HOTEL pool. Squash blossoms from the FARMERS MARKET FAIRY. The shop at HAUSER & WIRTH in Los Angeles.

Favorite California wine? Rombauer zinfandel. It’s super full-bodied with a really big personality. Where do you take visiting friends? The Hauser & Wirth gallery downtown or Dover Street Market. I love being curious and discovering new things. What do you wear by day? Today I have on gray denim, a vintage Martin Margiela gray blazer and silver heels. A construction site visit doesn’t deter me from wearing heels. I wear what feels good. What do you wear by night? Alexandre Vauthier, Magda Butrym, Dundas and The Attico — always mixed with vintage — and some little heel. Where do you exercise? Barry’s Bootcamp every morning at 6:10 a.m., and private Pilates sessions at lunch. It keeps me focused and energized. Favorite drive? Pacific Coast Highway. As soon as I go through the tunnel I feel total decompression. It’s a dream. •

WEARSTLER: MARA STUSSER. SF PROPER: MARY DEMATTEO. ROMBAUER VINEYARD: WILDLY SIMPLE PRODUCTIONS. COURTESY OF SQIRL LOS ANGELES. COURTESY OF MARA. COURTESY OF SUNSET TOWER. FARMER’S MARKET FAIRY: LINDA MARK. HAUSER & WIRTH: MARIO DE LOPEZ.

Beauty musts? Mara Algae Retinol face oil, Burt’s Bees lip crayon in Carolina Coast and May Lindstrom Skin’s Jasmine Garden facial mist.

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