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TO SUR WITH LOVE

Meet the cast of Bravo’s spinoff of The Housewives of Beverly Hills

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Carolyn Manno is NBC Sports’ fashionable new NFL interviewer

HORSE WHISPERER

Every well-heeled equus caballus appreciates a fashionable rider

BLACK & TIGHT

Demanding elegance this season? Here are some great choices

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HITCHCOCK BAY

We go to Bodega Bay in search of birds with a penchant for fashion

THE VOICE

Kristin Chenoweth shares about life after her frightful accident

FUTURE SHOCK Photographer Alessio Migliardi captures new textures from Italy

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Samia’s Loves: Chanel, Chanel, Chanel and more. Chriselle Lim: OC editor-at-large’s favorite things. Amanda Eliasch: Our fashion editor’s 2013 picks. George Blodwell: Chimes in on the men’s page. Cool Geeky Gadgets: Samia’s fun gizmos. Interior Motives: Sherryl White on gadgets for the home. Creative Director’s Finds: Stephen turns in his gadget list. Lisa Wayne: Fix-it Finds on Ventura Blvd. Almie Rose: New Year’s Grieve. Jetsetters: DJ Kiss; Marina Toybina Style ID: Nichole Galicia from Django Unchained. Food & Travel: Four Seasons Hotel & Resort Punta Mita Top Wellness Docs: We pick the best of the best for you. Luxury Experiences: The ultimate date nights.

Camille Clark: Our beauty editor’s winter finds. Closet Desires: Music-inspired fashion. Top Beauty and Wellness Docs: We chart LA’s best. Beauty News: The latest scoop on skincare and makeup. Makeup Trends: Armani’s Tim Quinn shares his secrets.

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GENLUX Publisher and Editorial Director: Cecilia Moreno Editor in Chief: Samia Arslane Creative Director / Photo Editor: Stephen Kamifuji Fashion Editor: Amanda Eliasch Editor at Large: George Blodwell OC Editor at Large: Chriselle Lim Food+Wine Editor: Jeff Lipsman Assistant Art Director: Alexandra de Silva Director of Events: John Sugrue / OCLA Events VP of Luxury Advertising: Andrea Aal Account Executive: Rhonda Zakhor Financial Director: Marc Meshekow Director Human Resources: Yolanda Garcia Copy Editor: Larry Lederman Beauty Director: Camille Clark Beauty Editor: Daven Mayeda Writer at Large: Almie Rose Genlux Website Editor: Abegail Cal Contributing Editors: Susan Campos, Stephen Christopher, Courtney Fortune, Dr. Ezra Kest, Larry Lederman, Tracy O’Connor, Lisa Wayne, Sherryl White, Cheryl Woodcock Contributing Photographers: Ari Abramczyk, Jeff Berlin, Machado Cicala Morassut, Alessio Migliardi, Geoff Ragatz, Martin Rusch, Joshua Shultz, Eleanor Stills Public Relations: Steve Valentine, The Valentine Group, LA Interns: Taylor Husereau, Maria Leon, Hayley Rick, Heidi Robbins

Member Winter 2012/3 Issue ©2012 by Genlux Magazine™, LLC., All rights reserved. No part of this periodical may be reproduced in any form or by any means without prior written permission from Genlux Magazine. To our readers: Genlux Magazine invites you to share your thoughts, ideas and critiques of our publication. Please send comments to editor@genlux.com. Subscriptions: Please subscribe online at genlux.com. To advertise: Please contact Cecilia@genlux.com or call 310-275-5700.

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GENLUX AU REVOIR 2012, BONJOUR 2013! I AM REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO THE COMING YEAR. ACCORDING TO ASTROLOGISTS, 2013 IS A DECISIVE YEAR FOR ALL OF US. DECISIONS, DECISIONS! I was fortunate to attend the magnificent 80th anniversary of the ‘Bijoux de Diamants’ collection, a celebration unveiling 80 new pieces from CHANEL fine jewelry, originally created by Gabrielle Chanel in 1932. Entitled ‘1932,’ this exceptional collection, composed of comets, stars, fringes, suns, ribbons and feathers, is a true wonder. These pieces draw their inspiration from motifs and symbols that colored Mademoiselle Chanel’s imagination. Their magical constellations of white, yellow and black diamonds, blue and pink sapphires and pearls project us into the very heart of a cosmic fantasy within a dream-like and timeless universe. Are you curious to see what it looks like? Go to my Editor’s Picks page and let me know what you think. I couldn’t resist showcasing the sublime Soleil secret watch. (p.24) Wishing you all a fantastic new year! —Samia Arslane

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GENLUX GADABOUTS: RODEO DRIVE WALK OF STYLE BULGARI PHOTOS: ALEX J. BERLINER / AB IMAGES

The Rodeo Drive Committee and the City of Beverly Hills inducted legendary Italian jeweler Bulgari as the twentieth recipient of the Rodeo Drive Walk of Style® award on December 5, 2012, on Rodeo Drive. Bulgari vice chairman and third-generation family member Nicola Bulgari accepted the award. He was also recognized with a bronze plaque featuring his signature and quote, “Style is an everlasting impression and jewelry is a passion that is passed through generations.” The plaque will be permanently embedded into the sidewalk of the famous street. Nicola Bulgari, Jim Jahant

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DAVID WEBB OPENS WEST COAST FLAGSHIP STORE IN BEVERLY HILLS PHOTOS: BRANDON CLARK/ABIMAGES After 15 years in the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, David Webb opened its doors at 9621 Brighton Way. The boutique joins their new East Coast flagship and headquarters on Madison Avenue in New York. The designer’s iconic animal-inspired and colored jewels will be available at both boutiques. Architect Hamid Gabbay designed the new 2300-square-foot space with a ground-floor boutique and elegant upper-level salon. Crystal chandeliers and sconces embrace the jewelry in a soft glow and complement the grey lacquer cabinets, white wood paneling and pale lavender Venetian stucco walls. Kristin eK

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GENLUX GADABOUTS: SEGERSTROM CENTER FOR THE ARTS “LIVE THE ARTS” CONCERT PHOTOS: CL DAWSON

The Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa was the place to be on December 7 for the 2012 Candlelight Concert, “Live the Arts.” This year the annual gala featured a performance by Broadway’s Sutton Foster. Distinguished watchmaker Vacheron Constantin, who recently opened their first California boutique at South Coast Plaza, was the evening’s presenting sponsor. SCFTA chairman Larry Higby welcomed guests to dinner. Delighted guests hit the dance floor when Huey Lewis and the News closed the evening with a set that included their classics “The Power of Love” and “The Heart of Rock & Roll.”

Bill Passo, Eileen “Magic” Passo

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S

Melissa Fairbrother, Marcia Kay Radelet

Larry Higby, Dee Higby, Hugues de Pin

Bette and Wylie Aitken

PHOTOS: RENE LOPEZ Tiffany & Co. at South Coast Plaza turned up the holiday cheer by inviting shoppers to a stress-free shopping experience. Doors opened at 8:30 a.m., serving brunch catered by Quattro Café. Move over, Black Friday: this was Champagne Sunday! The crowd arrived at 8:30 sharp just as the massive steel doors were opened, greeted by Tiffany & Co. store director Michael Botsko and his team along with a crew of handsome wait staff offering croissants on silver trays and Champagne mimosas in crystal flutes. A talented trio of jazz musicians entertained with Christmas favorites, filling the store with good tidings as shoppers examStephanie Taylor ined the selection of glamorous holiday jewelry and gifts.

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Simon and Tresea Lee with Michael Botsko

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GENLUX CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS WITH A PARTY HOSTED BY PERRIER-JOUET CHAMPAGNE AND BLAQUE LABEL FASHION AT THE LUXE HOTEL IN BEVERLY HILLS PHOTOS: KATYA WILLIAMS + KAI HE

Vanessa Garcia-Maltez, Jennifer McManis

Genlux parties always attract a beautiful crowd, and the celebration unveiling our holiday issue was no different. The Champagne party was held on the rooftop of the Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel under a clear, yet crisp, night sky. Tray-passed glasses of Perrier-Jouet Champagne maneuvered through the crowd of 350+ guests. Stunning Wilhelmina models showcased the stylish fashion presentation by Blaque Label as DJ Yvonne Black set the vibe. The spectacular decor was created by OCLA Events with florals by Helen Lee at BeSpokeFleur.com. Guests included cover model Jennifer McManis, actresses Leven Rambin and Shoshanna DJ Yvonne Black Bush, London Essensuals’ Keira Smith, Nick TweedSimmons and Uzo Ukaeje. Guests also sipped on Hansen’s fruit drinks and water, and parted with special gift bag treats courtesy of Bed Head Pajamas.

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EDITOR’S PICKS

Here are my favorite picks this season! –Samia Arslane

CHANEL Fine Jewelry 1932 collection Comète necklace in 18K white gold and diamonds, featuring a 14.8-carat roundcut diamond, CHANEL, Beverly Hills, 310-278-5500

Monique Lhuillier FW12-13 CHANEL

Illusion d’Ombre long-wear luminous eyeshadow in gold bronze, $36, CHANEL, Beverly Hills, 310-278-5500, CHANEL.com

CHANEL Fine Jewelry 1932 collection Soleil secret watch in 18K white gold set with 918 brilliant-cut 7tcw diamonds and 9 round-cut yellow diamonds, CHANEL, Beverly Hills, 310-278-5500

NARS Andy Warhol Holiday Collection, Heat Soft Touch shadow pencil, $24; Superstar nail polish, $18; Holly Woodlawn Larger Than Life lip gloss, $26, narscosmtics.com

Elie Saab Haute Couture Winter 12-13 teal fully embroidered long-sleeve dress with lace application on neckline and back, brooches on bodice and waist with teal leather belt, eliesaab.com

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Louis Vuitton Monogram Sunshine Express Speedy bag, $4380, Louis Vuitton, Beverly Hills, 310-859 0457, louisvuitton.com

Julie Macklowe’s vbeauté Serum, 30ml, $135; vbeauté Crème, 50ml, $135, vbeatue.com; bergdofgoodman.com


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HAPPY NEW YEAR, EVERYONE! SO EXCITED TO SEE WHAT 2013 HAS IN STORE! AND SPEAKING OF STORES...BA-DUM-TSH, YOU HAVE TO GET OVER TO ‘JUST ONE EYE’ THE FABULOUS NEW BOUTIQUE SLASH ART GALLERY SLASH COOL NEW PLACE TO BE SEEN. A LITTLE HARD TO FIND, BUT WORTH THE CHALLENGE.

Prada Saffiano Leather Embellished Wallet, $595, select Prada Boutiques, prada.com

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L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream, $28, L’Occitane boutiques, loccitane.com Lavanila Healthy RollerBall in Vanilla Lavender $19, Sephora.com

L’Occitane Divine Extract serum, $180, Nordstrom.com

Hoorsenbuhs bangles, $3200 to $5250, Just One Eye, Hollywood, 888-563-6858 Salvatore Ferragamo handbag, $2950, Bev Hills, 310-273-9990, ferragamo.com

Tom Ford fourpiece nail lacquer gift set, $120, Neiman Marcus, Beverly Hills, 310550-5900, neimanmarcus.com

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Alexis Bittar Liquid sleeve bracelet in gold and white, $295, alexisbittar.com


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Ken Todd and Lisa Vanderpump-Todd (at left) with their dog, Giggy, in front of Sur, the restaurant the couple co-owns with GZ and Nathalie PouilleZapata (opposite). On Lisa: Mark Zunino gold dress; on Nathalie: Gustavo Cadile dress, Peter Marco earrings, petermarco.com

Photographer: Machado Cicala Morassut Stylist: Kayla McGee / Artists by Timothy Priano Makeup: Patrick Tumey / CelestineAgency.com Hair: Sunny Brook / CelestineAgency.com Assistant Hairstylist: JoJo Torres / London Essensuals Manicure: Elisa Wishan / Mobelisa.com using O.P.I. Photo Assistant: Danny Calderon Location: Sur Restaurant / SurRestaurant Art Director: Stephen Kamifuji

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TO SUR WITH LOVE Everyone’s favorite, Lisa Vanderpump-Todd, who, along with husband, Ken, stars on Bravo’s Housewives of Beverly Hills, now has a new reality show on her plate: Vanderpump Rules. The show, based around Sur, the successful restaurant the couple co-owns with GZ and Nathalie Pouille-Zapata, centers on the sexy staff’s daily chaos. From what we’ve heard, you’ll be coming back for seconds. WINTER 2012 GENLUX 31


LET THE CATFIGHTS BEGIN!

The staff of Sur Restaurant, some set to star on Bravo’s new reality show, Vanderpump Rules. Top row l-r: Katie Maloney in Amen jumpsuit, Alan Friedman earrings; Scheana Marie in The Paperbag Princess feather collar, Kimberly McDonald earrings; Danielle Aplanalp in Rachel Zoe pant, Erica Courtney earrings; Emily Hilario in Christina Cota top; Jennifer Bush in Rachel Zoe dress, Peter Marco earrings. Bottom row, l-r: Stassi Schroeder in Michael Holban vintage bustier, Rachel Zoe skirt, Jen Cullen earrings; Nathalie PouilleZapata in Gustavo Cadile dress; Lisa VanderpumpTodd in Mark Zunio red dress; Kristen Doute in Marlies Dekkers bustier, Christian Cota pant, Peter Marco earrings; and Giggy!

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Photography by Martin Rusch Styled by Amy Astar

Photographer: MartinRusch.com Stylist: AmyAstar.com Makeup: Patrick Tumey / CelestineAgency.com Hair: Candice Birns / CandiceBirns.com Manicure: Elisa Wishan / Mobelisa.com using O.P.I. Lighting: Benji Callot Location: Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel, luxerodeo.com 2013 Mercedes-Benz 550SL courtesy of Mercedes-Benz Art Director: Stephen Kamifuji

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Gucci shift dress, $1350, Gucci stores, gucci.com Avant Garde platinum grey curly lamb coat, $2775, Avant Garde, Beverly Hills, 310-550-0504 Lanvin leather gloves, $1175, Lanvin, Beverly Hills, 310-402-0580, Karine Sultan silver cocktail ring, KarineSultan.com Irit design sterling silver pearls and pavé diamond necklace, iritdesign.com

Carolyn Manno is the brightest addition to NBC’s biggest stage—Football Night in America. While to its 40 million+ viewers she may not look like t ical field e te , as STEPHEN CHRISTOPHER finds, t is gi l really knows her X’s and O’s. WINTER 2012 GENLUX 35


Gucci camel wool cashmere dress, $1395, Gucci stores nationwide, gucci.com Gucci ivory gold cashmere scarf, $430; Tom Ford ivory cat sunglasses, $360, Saks Fifth Avenue, Beverly Hills, 310-275-4211 CHANEL pearl necklace, $550, CHANEL boutiques, chanel.com Neiman Marcus gold leather gloves, Made in Italy, $200, neimanmarcus.com Casadei gold pump, $595, Madison, Beverly Hills, 310-273-4767 madisonstyle.com

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arolyn Manno strolls into the Luxe Rodeo Drive hotel for our photo shoot dressed stylishly in slim black jeans, black Michael Kors pumps, and carrying a Brahmin tote. She sports thick blonde hair and speaks with an engaging lilt, touches of self-deprecating humor, and often punctuates her answers with a question mark—like Annie Hall.

“This is my first time in LA, can you believe it? Everything’s cooler out here. You don’t understand…I live on New York’s Upper East Side. I’m an old soul. I’m too dorky to live downtown. I am such a loser. People say I look like I’m from Manhattan Beach…I don’t even know what that means.” With all due respect, Carolyn is by mere appearances not the person you’d expect to see covering live on-the-field interviews on NBC’s top-rated franchise, Football Night in America. One would, well…I, actually, would peg her covering the Miss America pageant before believing she could school me on the X’s (defense), and O’s (offense) of pro football. But there you’ll find her, mic in hand, firing questions at superstars like Ben Roethlisberger, the winning Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback. Carolyn’s a student of the game and keeps up on the coaches, players, rules, and even the history because, as she says, “At the end of the game, you never know who might emerge as the hero.” To get there, Carolyn’s certainly paid her dues. She rose through the ranks, cutting her teeth in the tiny town of Mishawaka, Indiana, where she covered high-school basketball. “Talk about sports in its purest form. Go to a highschool gym in the middle of Amish country. You walk in and the energy is real. It’s very pure at that level. All for love of the game, not a multimillion-dollar operation,” Carolyn says convincingly, until she finishes the thought, trailing into a resigned truth and a shoulder shrug. “As you climb the sports ladder, you see that erode bit by bit by bit, until you get to the top, and then…it’s just a business.” After three years in Indiana, she landed a gig in Boston where super sports teams like the Boston Celtics and Tom Brady’s New England Patriots play. “For women, it’s easier to get a job in sports than it is to keep it—and to be taken seriously. People see that you’re blonde, younger, they assume you don’t know what you’re talking about. The poorest treatment I’ve received in my career has been from those in the industry who are threatened by women in sports. You not

only have to prove you belong to your audience, but to your peers. It’s the jealousy thing. It’s the, ‘Why are you here?’ More often than not, it isn’t the case, but I’ve carried that chip on my shoulder.” As you might imagine, for someone like Carolyn, being in those testosterone-filled stadiums could present other challenges. “Sure, I’ve been in uncomfortable situations. That’s valuable experience: learning how to deal. For example, one pro athlete happened to be married, and he crossed the line. Not like a physical pass—more like an inappropriate text message. Once you slap their hands, it’s over. It’s a game for some of them and they’re not used to being told no. Part of what we do as reporters is exchange information. If you’re a guy and you’re in a locker room and you’re trying to work with a story, you could say, ‘Hey man, here’s my cell number.’ I want to try to do the same thing to establish that trust, but as a woman I’ve had to learn how to navigate certain situations that a man wouldn’t have to face.” Not to be deterred, Carolyn is staying the course. “I’m passionate about sports for the psychological aspect of it. The life of these athletes is similar to a model, who at a young age is scooped up out of nowhere—might come from a bad situation, is thrown in the limelight and is jetsetting around the world. Even my own story of moving out of the Midwest and not knowing where I’m going next—I can relate to that a little bit. It’s a common thread.” Then Carolyn shares about her inauspicious start in sports broadcasting. “I’m on the plane on the way to Chicago with these two huge bags which I then have to carry on a train. So I’m struggling to get through the turnstile and I finally get there and all I remember is calling my family, crying, telling them I’m in this rundown extended-stay motel with just a bottle of wine and a hot pocket and it’s Thanksgiving…and…I…can’t...do...this. It was difficult, but before I could process it, I was off and running. And that’s how I’ve approached every single phase of the career. It’s wild, right?” G

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CHANEL wool tweed jacket, $5910; CHANEL tweed skirt, $2555, CHANEL boutiques, chanel.com Valentino black leather handle bag, $2195, Valentino, Beverly Hills, 310-247-0103

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Carolyn Manno’s Faves Favorite restaurants: In NY, Hale and Hearty; In LA, Umami Burger Favorite colors: blue and green Favorite book: Rules of the Game by Neil Strauss Favorite song: Pete Townshend, Let My Love Open the Door Favorite movie: Pretty Woman Favorite number: 16 (my Lacrosse number, and it’s my birthday—July 16) Favorite writer: Robert Frost Favorite potato chips: Doritos. Does that count? Favorite fast food: Is Chipotle fast? Favorite cut of meat: Filet mignon, maybe? Favorite pastry: Chocolate croissant. Yeah…big time! Favorite chocolate: Dark Five guests at dinner: Any five of my family members...endless entertainment!

Gucci cavendish wool scarf, $410; Gucci camel wool pant, $695, Gucci stores, gucci.com Avant Garde giada forte blouse, $795, Avant Garde, Beverly Hills, 310-550-0504 Casadei gold pump, $595, Madison, Beverly Hills, 310-273-4787 Stephen Dweck necklace, $550; crystal bronze ring, $295; yellow quartz bronze ring, $395, neimanmarcus.com CHANEL bracelet, $2200, CHANEL boutiques, chanel.com

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Photography by Ari Abramczyk Styled by Henny Letaileur

Photography: ariabramczyk.com Photography Assistant: Flip Cassidy Horse Wrangler: Michelle Szuch Garza Styling by Henny Letailleur / artmixbeauty.com / hennylet.com Model: Rachel Finninger / Industry Model Group Makeup: Anthony H. Nguyen / anthonyhnguyen.com Hair: Carolina Yasukawa @ www.carolinayasukawa.net Special Thanks to: Pier 59 Studios West and Jessica Schley at Return To Freedom Horse Sanctuary Art Director: Stephen Kamifuji

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Joanna Johnson black leather dress, joannajohnson.com Jason Wu sheer shirt with gold sequin collar, $895, Saks Fifth Avenue, Beverly Hills, 310-275-4211 Ralph Lauren stretch jersey jodpurs, $1198, Ralph Lauren Collection, ralphlauren.com Luchiny over-theknee boot, $225, demandshoes.com

HORSE WHISPERER Most every well-heeled equus caballus appreciates a fashionable rider.

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Thomas Wylde grey leather dress, $2900, thomaswylde.com; justoneeye.com Blonde Ambition Nuonce bootie, dnafootwear.com Charles Albert Alchemia orange hydro quartz ring, charlesalbert.com

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Joanna Johnson black tweed scoop-back dress, joannajohnson.com Lemaresca leather stud cuff, $430, lemaresca.com

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Irina Shabayeva cream wool lazercut applique coat, irinashabayeya.com BCBG legging, $168, Bloomingdale’s, Century City, 310-772-2100 Luchiny over-theknee boot, $225, demandshoes.com

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Stella McCartney jacket and top, Saks Fifth Avenue, Beverly Hills, 310-275-4211 Amber Sakai navy perforated pirate pant, $240, ambersakai.com Pelle Moda rose taupe suede boot, $250, Nordstrom, LA, 323-930-2230 Charles Albert Achemia orange hydro quartz ring, charlesalbert.com

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Valentino Red Label coat, $995, Saks Fifth Avenue, Beverly Hills, 310-275-4211

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Khaki and gold knit cape, $515, Les Pommettes, LA, 310-289-9202 lespommettes.com BCBG leggings, $160, Bloomingdale’s Luchiny over-theknee boot, $225, demandshoes.com

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Photography by Jeff Berlin Styled by Amy Astar

BLACK AND TIGHT

Demanding elegance this season? You can never go wrong with a wardrobe of sleek-fitting black, accented with a pop of white or diamonds. Photographer: Jeff Berlin for Sony Digital Imaging Stylist: AmyAstar.com Model: Cat Lowry / Ford Models New York Makeup: Lexi Swain / CelestineAgency.com Hair: Michael Kanyon / CelestineAgency.com Manicure: Elisa Wishan / Exclusive Artists Location: Special thanks to Pier 59 West, pier59studioswest.com Art Director: Stephen Kamifuji

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CHANEL cashmere stole, $1200, select CHANEL boutiques

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Valentino black beaded sheer-sleeve split dress, $12,000, Valentino, Beverly Hills, 310-247-0103 Swarovski black crystal ring, Swarovski boutiques, swarovski.com Sethi Couture 18K champagne and white diamond marquise long earrings, $11,600, sethicouture.com Donna Karan black satin hosiery, $20, donnakaran.com Giuseppe Zanotti black crystal beaded double-strap stiletto, Giuseppe Zanotti boutiques, giuseppezanottidesign.com

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Hairstylist Michael Kanyon touches up model Cat Lowry CHANEL tweed skirt with white CHANEL ribbon detail, $2555, select CHANEL boutiques, Chana black sheer blouse, $450, Anne Fontaine, South Coast Plaza, 714-549-0315 Mat de luxe bodysuit, $245, wolford.com White diamond square stud earrings, $14,000; white diamond purse necklace, $16,300, Avakian, Beverly Hills, 310-288-2100

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Anne Fontaine white cluster drop collar, $350, Anne Fontaine, South Coast Plaza, 714-549-0315, Carolina Amato black satin operalength gloves, $100, select Neiman Marcus stores Misaki blossom drop with crystals and cluster pearl earrings, $212, misakiusa.com, Mat de luxe bodysuit, $245, wolford.com Black tuxedo pant, $1290, Valentino, Beverly Hills 310-247-0103 Avakian pearl flower diamond cluster ring, $11,000, Avakian, Beverly Hills, 310-288-2100

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Valentino black sheer blouse with white collar and cuffs, $1100; Valentino black tuxedo pant, $1290, Valentino, Beverly Hills, 310-247-0103 Mat de luxe bodysuit, $245, wolford.com Black and white tuxedo collar, $250, Anne Fontaine, South Coast Plaza, 714-549-0315, Avakian diamond joker ring, $21,000; Avakian diamond joker earrings, $22,000, Avakian, Beverly Hills, 310-288-2100

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Anthony Franco two-piece suit, anthonyfrancodesigns.com La Perla lipstick bustier, $210, select La Perla stores, laperla.com Yves Saint Laurent black patent leather clutch, $795, ysl.com Le Vian 14K white gold blackberry diamond earrings, $4998; Le Vian 14K white gold diamond ring, $17,298, levian.com Avakian diamond joker ring, $21,000; Avakian diamond links necklace, $267,000; Avakian diamond links bracelet, $141,000, Avakian, Beverly Hills, 310-288-2100

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Valentino black beaded dress coat, $6980, Valentino, Beverly Hills 310-247-0103 Baccarat clear crystal black Mordore earrings, $720, baccarat.com Gucci black leather gloves, $495, select Gucci stores, gucci.com Yves Saint Laurent silver belle du jour clutch, $795, ysl.com

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Photography by Geoff Ragatz Styled by Amy Astar

HITCHCOCK BAY Genlux goes birdwatching

at Bodega Bay, the sleepy town made famous by the celebrated king of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, and stumbles upon a very rare variety. Photographer: ragatzphoto.com Stylist: AmyAstar.com Model: Robin Buss / MC2 New York Makeup: Maria Nguyen for M•A•C Cosmetics Hair: William Soriano for Kerastase Art Director: Stephen Kamifuji

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Gucci cashmere cape, price upon request, Gucci georgette yoke shirt with velvet detail, $1295; Gucci black jacquard chenille riding pant, $1895; Gucci high heel lace-up leather boot, $1550, Gucci stores, gucci.com CHANEL vintage beaded runway tassel belt, stylist’s own, Oscar de la Renta black tassel earrings, $440, oscardelarenta.com

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Gucci floral jacquard silk jacket, $2995, Gucci stores, gucci.com Joie ivory silk blouse, $238, neimanmarcus.com Burberry bracken bark wool skirt, $1495; Burberry Prorsum khaki suede orchard bag with dog detail, $2195, Select Burberry stores nationwide, and burberry.com Cat Lowry woven gold bracelets and mixed diamonds ring, catlowry.com Jules Smith fringe pendants, $85 each; Wolford cashmere silk tights, $240, neimanmarcus.com Brian Atwood black laceback peep-toe boot, $600, brianatwood.com

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Joie ivory silk blouse, $238; Gucci leather wrap belt, $1290; Adrienne Landau feather bird capelet, $132, neimanmarcus.com Tory Burch cream kelsey skirt, $350, Tory Burch boutiques, toryburch.com Lanvin long leather gloves, $1175, NET-A-PORTER.com CHANEL caviar clutch, $1800, select CHANEL boutiques, Wolford cashmere silk tights, $240, neimanmarcus.com Gucci horse G pendant necklace, $895, select Gucci stores nationwide, gucci.com Jimmy Choo black high suede Titan boot, $1395, jimmychoo.com

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Burberry gleason dark sable suede jacket, $2595; Burberry white stretch cotton shirt, $495; Burberry wool camel cashmere cap, $375, Select Burberry stores, burberry.com 7 For All Mankind sepia stretch skinny jeans, neimanmarcus.com Gucci gold horsebit earrings, $2850, Select Gucci stores, gucci.com Tory Burch suede ankle boot, $560, Tory Burch boutiques, toryburch.com

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Gucci black georgette yoke shirt with velvet detail, $1295; Gucci flocked suede shoulder bag, $2300, Gucci stores, gucci.com Burberry Prorsum laurel green lace peplum skirt, $2995, Cat Lowry gold flower triangle necklace, and black gold flower bracelet, catlowry.com Brian Atwood black lace-up back peep-toe boot, $600, brianatwood.com

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Gucci dark sapphire black brocade embroidered dress, $2995, Select Gucci stores, gucci.com Lanvin black leather gloves, $1175, lanvin.com Pologeorgis Tibetan black lamb wrap, $295, Alexis Bittar crystal panther quartz teardrop brooch, $375, neimanmarcus.com Vintage crystal ring, stylist’s own

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Burberry nude lace peplum jacket with rosegold detail, Select Burberry stores, burberry.com Gucci jacquard riding pant, $1500, Select Gucci stores, gucci.com Pologeorgis Tibetan ivory lamb wrap, $295, neimanmarcus.com Yves Saint Laurent Logo rosegold link bracelet, $395, ysl.com Rosegold crystal stud earrings, stylist’s own

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Gucci georgette yoke shirt with velvet detail, $1295, Gucci stores, gucci.com Cat Lowry gold flower triangle necklace, catlowry.com Burberry Prorsum laurel green lace peplum skirt, $2995, Burberry stores, burberry.com

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Burberry heritage tweed turtleneck sweater, $495, Burberry stores, burberry.com Black leather gloves, $475, Select Gucci stores, gucci.com

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Burberry heritage tweed turtleneck sweater, $495; Burberry black wool cashmere cap, $375, Burberry stores, burberry.com 7 For All Mankind sepia stretch skinny jeans, $189, neimanmarcus.com Tory Burch Erica riding boot, $525, Tory Burch boutiques, toryburch.com Gucci black leather gloves, $475, Select Gucci stores, gucci.com

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Photography by Martin Rusch Styled by Angel Terrazas

Photographer: MartinRusch.com Stylist: Angel Terrazas / Urban Siren Agency Makeup: Jill Cady / jillckd@aol.com Hair: Robert Steinken / CloutierRemix.com Manicure: Elisa Wishan / Exclusive Artists using M •A •C Location: The Avenue Penthouses Hollywood, theaveneuehollywood.com Art Director: Stephen Kamifuji

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Robert Rodriguez dress, $795, robertrodriguezcollection.com Vahan bracelets, vahanjewelry.com


THE VOICE

Last summer, Kristin Chenoweth, while on the set of The Good Wife, suffered a frightening accident. Still on the road to recovery, the Tony and Emmy award winner shares with our STEPHEN CHRISTOPHER about being grateful for life, and how she’s not wasting any time getting back on her size-5 feet again. HOLIDAY WINTER 2012 GENLUX 73 19


Poolside at camel wool The Gucci Avenue cashmerein dress, Hollywood, a $1395,jumpGucci Valentino nationwide, suit,stores Valentino, gucci.com Beverly Hills, Gucci ivory 310-247 -0103gold cashmere scarf, DeLatori bracelet, $430; Tom Ford delatori.com ivoryH.cat sunglasses, Evelyn Jewelry Saks ring,$360, evelynh.com Fifth Avenue, Beverly Hills, 310-275-4211 CHANEL pearl necklace, $550, CHANEL boutiques, chanel.com Neiman Marcus gold leather gloves, Made in Italy, $200, neimanmarcus.com Casadei gold pump, $595, Madison, Beverly Hills, 310-273-4767 madisonstyle.com

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T

o set the mood for her Genlux photo shoot, Kristin Chenoweth requests opera music—a genre that we’ve never played, nor, to be honest, has it ever really come up. We fumble around on Pandora, finally settling on Maria Callas. A track from I Puritani beams out of the Sonos speaker and Kristin’s demeanor morphs into this fabulously relaxed state of deep reflection, like she’s just slipped into a bath of soothing warm water. She closes her eyes, mouthing the words.

Rewind to last July, when, on the set of The Good Wife, Kristin suffered a very unfortunate accident. Heavy lighting equipment came crashing down, smacked her in the face and slammed her to the ground. She hit the back of her head on the curb with such force she suffered a skull fracture, cracked some teeth, fractured her jaw, and now has rib, neck and hip issues. She was out cold. Her speech was also affected and it took a few months before she could even get words out. Fortunately, one thing that wasn’t affected was her four-octave-range voice. “I would rather sing than eat. If I lost my voice…” She pauses, noticeably holding back tears, “The fact that my neck is still a problem, my nose is broken, but my voice is okay. My gift is singing and if I lost it…I’d be really sad—you’d be speaking to a very different girl. I still can’t dance, yet. But I’ll get there.” Kristin steps out in front of photographer Martin Rusch in a Valentino signature red jumpsuit and looks six feet tall. She is perfectly proportioned—with long legs and a short torso, well, relatively speaking. In photos, you’d never suspect that she stands more than a foot shorter than that. She shares that her diminutive 91-pound physique was her greatest impetus for success. “I think by being petite…no, I’m not petite, I’m little. It’s very easy to get lost in the crowd. It’s forced me to not be afraid of things. I was forced to go out there and be seen and heard and be taken seriously,” she says in a young voice that sounds likes she’s about 12 or 13. “I was teased and got made fun of for the way I sounded too, but I’ve never let that hinder me or hold me back either.” One thing for sure, this dynamo is serious about her craft. A classically trained coloratura soprano, Kristin has quite the esteemed résumé. She is best known on Broadway for her Tony Award–winning role as Sally Brown in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Five years later she was nominated again for her performance in Wicked. On television, she’s been nominated for an Emmy four times: twice for Glee, and twice for Pushing Daisies, for which she won once. Currently, she’s working on a big concert date for PBS’s Live from Lincoln Center concert series, airing on February 15. It will feature works by American

composers and will lead to her European concert tour. When it comes to heroes, Kristin has a few. “My mom. She’s had a great life, but a little bit of a tough one. She’s strong and fought through two bouts with cancer. I certainly do love Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, and Julie Andrews—for their talent and for staying true to who they are. Oh, and my dog too! Her name is Madeline Kahn Chenoweth. She just gives me unconditional love—she’s been through a lot with me.” Her love of animals instigated Maddie’s Corner, a charity that gives to many organizations helping to keep animals from being euthanized. “Right now, we’re focused on animals displaced by Hurricane Sandy. I’m hoping that over the next five years I’ll devote more time to it. I love children and animals.” For as much as she’s overcome obstacles, doubts, fears, there’s one she’s never tackled. “I’ve been teased my whole life for it, but I’ve never had sushi!” she says with a pinky extended to vow trying it before year’s end. Kristin, who’s also a bit of a germaphobe (she always carries a container of Purell hand sanitizer), comes off secure and confident in her own skin. “I have my insecurities, but I have self-esteem. It’s something that my parents gave me. I think self-esteem is the most precious gift a parent can give their child.” Back at the shoot, Kristin tries on—and looks elegant in—a Chagoury Couture gown studded in crystals for the cover shot as Callas’s heart-wrenching rendition of Puccini’s O Mio Babbino Caro fills the air. Looking about a decade younger than her “certain” age, she looks stunning in the MAC Glamour Daze makeup applied by her longtime makeup artist Jill Cady with a brilliant Valley of the Dolls hairstyle by Robert Steinken. Despite the injury problems that still plague her, she’s thankful for every moment of her life. “Life is a blessing. Not to sound dramatic, but I’m grateful for that. I wouldn’t be very good at an office job, so I’m grateful that I get paid for what I love to do. I’m blessed because even though I don’t have children or a husband, I have a great family. I go home and load the dishwasher just like everybody else.” G

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Kristin relaxes in the glamorous penthouse master suite at The Avenue Hollywood. Max Mara dress, $995; Max Mara belt, $122, Max Mara, Beverly Hills, 310-385-9343 Charriol ring, charriolusa.com Giuseppe Zanotti heel, Neiman Marcus, Beverly HIlls, 310-550-5900 Supreme Jewelry earrings, supremejewelry.net

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CHANEL wool tweed jacket, $5910; CHANEL tweed skirt, $2555, CHANEL boutiques, chanel.com Valentino black leather handle bag, $2195, Valentino, Beverly Hills, 310-247-0103, Jimmy Choo tall black suede boot, $1395, jimmychoo.com


Robert Rodriguez top, $395; pant, $365, robertrodriguezcollection.com Old Gringo belt, oldgringoboots.com Charles Albert ring, charlesalbert.com

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FUTURE SHOCK

Photographer Alessio Migliardi teams up with fashion designer Alberto Caneglias and jewelry pioneer Silvia Beccaria to create a dramatic series of futuristic images.

Silvia Beccaria Glaciale di Lubiana necklace, studio-filarte.it Alberto Caneglias couture dress, albertocaneglias.com

Photographer: alessiomigliardi.com Stylist: Alberto Caneglias / albertocaneglias.com Hair and Makeup: Silvia Sadecka / silviasadecka.com Models: Laura, Janine / Next Models Milano Location: Ramada Plaza Milano / ramadaplazamilano.it

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Alberto Caneglias Couture dressses, albertocaneglias.com (l) Silvia Beccaria Bionda d’Estate gold necklace, (r) Silvia Beccaria Mantilla red necklace, studio-filarte.it

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AMANDA ELIASCH FASHION EDITOR

Judith Leiber “Ringaling” crystal telephone minuaudière, $5696, judithleiber.com

Charlotte Olympia Lucinda Boot, $1195, NETAPORTER.com

I’ve spent the last six months making my film The Gun, The Cake and The Butterfly. I decided to make a film because my ex-husband said I would not be able to do it. Of course that made me furious, so I put together a script and went ahead with some good friends. George Blodwell came and styled it. His cutting-edge ideas matched mine. Having traveled to Marrakech, Thailand, Paris and New York to shoot, I needed clothes that always looked good. My favorite was a black Victoria Beckham dress with white cuffs and collar. I love white near the face—it makes you look so much younger and fresher. I have a passion for simple clothes; I like chic with an edge. Dresses that look good in the day and even better at night. With Oscar season coming up and people wishing to be at what they consider to be the right parties, a word of advice: Enjoy where you are, you’re right where you’re meant to be.

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BLACK TIE WITH A TWIST—GEORGE BLODWELL I would like to wish all our Genlux readers a Happy New Year. On a recent trip to New York, I decided to spice it up a bit for Elton John’s event. I chose a military jacket by J Gerard, which Donna Karan loved. Another event was Bergdorf Goodman’s 111th Anniversary gala at the Plaza Hotel. I wore a red velvet vintage jacket and received so many compliments—even landed on the evening’s bestdressed list. Many of you will have extravagant awards season parties to attend; some will say black

tie or evening. I want to urge you to be creative. The main ingredient to this look is a white shirt, bow tie, black pants, and an interesting jacket—don’t box yourself in! Find an alternative to the black jacket. So what if you’re noticed? You might even make their best-dressed list! Lov e, Geor ge

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GENLUX BEAUTY EDITOR’S PICKS

MY BEAUTY PICKS FOR THE WINTER SEASON —CAMILLE CLARK This luxurious skin mist from Tatcha was born from the heritage of the geisha’s beauty ritual. Can be used day or night, before or after applying makeup. Tatcha Luminous Dewey Skin Mist, $48, Barneys New York, Beverly Hills, barneys.com.

Editor’s Favorite Micropeel

Skinceuticals Micropeel at Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery with Sophia Phan.. This treatment has almost no downtime and uses dermaplaning, alpha hydroxy acid and cryogenic therapy. Sophia does an assessment of your skin to determine the best products for you, and you’ll walk out glowing and refreshed. Amazingly, your skin looks even better a week later. $130–$160, 310-888-8087, bhpsinc.com Phyto Corrective Gel, $60; Micropeel solution for sensitive skin (a professional product available only at doctor’s office during facial); Skinceuticals C E Ferulic, $146; LHA Cleansing Gel, $36

Christina Fitzgerald is known for her unique and sophisticated color palettes. Great quality, shine and depth of color, create a nail color revolution! Exclusively at Luna D’oro Nail Salon in Beverly Hills, $25, 310-717-0971, lunadoro.com

This delivers dense and lush-looking lashes with non-prostaglandin technology. Just apply once a day in the evening along the lash line, like eyeliner. Marini Lash Eyelash Conditioner. Two-month supply, $60; Six-month supply, $125, janmarini.com

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Intensive Pore Treatment is proven effective to treat the causes of pores rather than mask the symptoms by “filling” and further aggravating. You’ll see a dramatic and visible reduction in pore size. Visibly tighter, more taut skin and firmer pore walls. Perricone MD Intensive Pore Treatment, 2fl oz, $75, perriconemd.com

Heir Atelier Ultimate Makeup Prep, created by fashion and celebrity makeup artist Kendra Richards, feels so light and smooth on the skin and eliminates needless layers of products. Plus, it contains no parabens or silicone. $38, heiratelier.com

Whiten your teeth several shades within one week. So quick and easy, with no sensitivity. Smile Sciences Teeth Whitening Pen, $78, smilesciences.com

These beautiful, long-wearing matte lip colors from BITE have the precision application of a pencil. Antioxidantrich Resveratrol helps reduce wrinkles and fight free radicals. Twist-up applicator for easy application every time, so no sharpener needed. Clockwise from top: Pomegranate, Meritage, Tart, Bouquet, $24, Sephora, sephora.com

3LAB 3LAB’s sheer tinted moisturizer feels so light and creamy and protects and brightens while regenerating new skin cells.” 3LAB Perfect BB SPF 40/ PA +++, $95, Nordstrom; Barneys New York

Juicing is so beneficial for inner and outer beauty. These are cold-pressed, unpasteurized, and taste so good! Blueprint Juices, $7.99–$11.99 Whole Foods markets


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TECHNOLOGY

GENLUXSHOP COOL GEEKY GADGETS —BY SAMIA ARSLANE

JUST IN CASE Incase just launched their new collec-

tion for the iPad mini. Incase iPad mini case, $49.95, Apple Store at the Beverly Center, 424-239-3880, goincase.com PHONE BOOTH Marc by Marc Jacobs Phone In a Box cell tote with

crossbody chain in black or nude. $258, Bloomingdale’s, Santa Monica Place, 310-985-6400, bloomingdales.com MAGIC WAND LightStim For Wrinkles is an LED light that

reduces wrinkles and enhances collagen production. It is cleared by the FDA for the treatment of full-face wrinkles. Creates more youthfullooking skin and gets that glow back. $249, nordstrom.com. SLEEP ON A CLOUD Technogel® Sleeping Ana-

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tomic pillow is my favorite item this season. Standard/ Queen size, $170; King size, $209, Gel Experience Center, LA, 310-500-0060, technogelsleeping.com/us

Iammai fabric is the first of its WAIT, THAT’S YOUR PHONE?

Native Union Bluetooth wireless handset for iPhone. $120, Bloomingdale’s, Santa Monica Place, 310-9856400, bloomingdales.com

kind. It’s an all-natural performance fabric. Because they’re not coated with chemicals to give them their properties, they’ll never lose their power. Iammai is a proud sponsor of Charity Miles, the first exercise app that allows you to raise money for deserving charities simply by exercising. Just choose a charity and press ‘start.’ Available at Equinox everywhere, equinox.com; iammaiapparel.com

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An electrifying encounter between internationally renowned fashion designer Jeremy Scott and the Smart Fortwo electric drive has produced a fascinating new take on the Smart Fortwo: an electric car with a ready-for-lift-off design full of lightness and joie de vivre. Called the “smart for jeremy,” the vehicle has wings—a familiar trademark of the American designer. The wings light up like igniting rockets to form avant-garde tail lamps. The smart for jeremy showcar, a variant of which will launch next year as a limited edition, was unveiled on the eve of the LA Auto Show at Jim Henson Studios to the musical accompaniment of M.I.A.


Ready for the rest of your life? Technogel ® Sleeping is a luxurious line of sleeping products designed in Italy, whose patented gel technology has become worldrenowned for its cooling, restorative effects. Armed with a mission to redefine sleep by innovating the sleeping experience, Technogel ® Sleeping’s comfortable, high-end products give us an unmatched level of relaxation. Their cutting-edge line includes mattresses, pillows and travel pillows—perfect for at home or on the go. SWEET DREAMS

Each product features the patented Technogel ® material as the surface layer, which is why it responds to forces differently than foam, conforming three-dimensionally and uniquely molding to each individual’s body. By evenly distributing pressure over the entire contact surface, Technogel® helps improve blood circulation, among other benefits that all lead to better quality of sleep. And sleep’s something we could all use a little more of.

Technogel Experience Center Los Angeles, 311 S. Sweetzer Ave, LA, 90048, 310-500-0060, Technogelsleeping.com/us

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INTERIOR MOTIVES

GENLUXSHOP Our SHERRYL WHITE set out to gather an eclectic milieu of luxury gadgetry. She successfully returned with these gems. Some are made to turn up the soundtrack to your beautiful life.

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Molami Bight Earbuds, $150, shopbop.com, 877-746-7267

1. Molami Bight Earbuds Create your own personal concert with these comfortable earbuds. Designed with great sound and ergonomics in mind. 2. eL Masterpiece Chandelier Architect Daniel Libeskind and his astrophysicist son, Dr. Noam Libeskind, waved their magic wand over this sculpture and commanded the technology gods to illuminate their world. Like a re-imagined disco ball that belongs in outer space, the chandelier boasts a 23K gold–plated core and a specially programmed lighting extravaganza that mimics the Big Bang and the Universe’s expansion. Whew! This dynamic show can be controlled by your iPad. Anchor this masterpiece to any great room and let there be light. 3. Di Donato Handcrafted Guitar Brothers Enrico and Edoardo DiDonato have crafted an Italian-made guitar that looks as melodic as it sounds. Each guitar is made to order and is fully customizable from the company’s base in Venice. With an instrument this chic, no matter your status, you’ll come across looking like a guitar hero.

Cottin Paris “Loup d’Orme” iPad cover, $3900, cottinparis.com

4. “Loup d’Orme” iPad Cover Even Steve Jobs would have been excited to see the detail (some even unseen) that went into this exquisite iPad cover. Handcrafted by Cottin Paris, this deluxe bespoke finish includes burr elm, sand beige iguana and a satin golden apple. The apple looks so sweet you might be enticed to take a bigger bite out of life.

5. Ton Buddha Speaker Musical harmony has arrived in the form of this serene speaker. A golden Buddha bathed in light floats above a hand-hammered base. Play your favorite music to put you in a state of bliss, and let these mystical speakers help you reach nirvana.

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Ton Art Floating Buddha speaker, 74” tall, 35” wide, 26” deep, 150lbs, $5500, Ton Art, 877-822-2040, tonartllc.com


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ne of my simple pleasures is sitting Water Works out in the backyard, on one of our 74-ounce reservoir unseasonably warm LA afternoons, lets you brew large or leafing through a coffee table book multiple cups of coffilled with great photography. That fee before refilling. experience is made all the better with a nice cup of hot coffee. Thanks to the new Keurig Vue , the hardest part of that scenario just got a whole lot easier, and better. It makes coffee or tea, just the way you like it, one cup at a time. With coffee packs available from Starbucks, ® Tully’s, ® Newman’s Own ® Organics, and more, your flavor choices are a-plenty. Keurig Vue V700 bre wing system, $229.99, keurig.com

Word has it this digital age is going to kill print books and magazines. Undeterred, Rizzoli, one of our favorite publishers, continues to punch out exciting new coffee-table treasures. Here are two for you Strike a Pose to consider: A page from In Vogue, Stars in IN VOGUE and Dior, Rizzoli, The Illustrated History STARS IN DIOR. $65, Barnes of the World’s Most

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Divine in Dior One of the brilliant pages from Stars in Dior: Marilyn Monroe in Dior, photographed by Bert Stern during the “Last sitting,” Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles, June 1962

WaterChef shower filter keeps chlorine from damaging your skin and discoloring your hair. $119, waterchef.com SOUND BY SONOS

Crisp highs and a booming bass come out of the new Play 5 from SONOS. $399, sonos.com

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Famous Fashion Magazine, Rizzoli, $75, Barnes and Noble

Photo by Steven Klein

New from SONOS, the speaker company so cool, their logo even reads upside down, comes their new SONOS Play 5. We crank this one up at our Genlux photoshoots to create the right mood for our models—works every time. For our cover shoot with Kristin Chenoweth, she wanted to hear some opera, so I set Pandora to Maria Callas and let it rip. Hooks up to your WiFi and allows you to stream your Pandora, Spotify or iTunes music into whichever room you place it. Control it through your computer, iPhone, Android, or iPad. Add more SONOS speakers and you can have different music playing in each room or sync them all together. Genius! SONOS Play 5, $399, sonos.com

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NEW YEAR’S GRIEVE BY ALMIE ROSE

lot of people hate New Year’s Eve. They say it never lives up to the hype and that it always disappoints. If it is disappointing, it’s basically because you’re setting it up to fail. All you have to do on NYE is have fun. That’s it. You don’t need to complain about crowds, traffic, or how it’s always a letdown. Just put on your party dress and have fun. Even if all you’re doing is sitting at home having your own Law & Order marathon (and I mean the original with Chris Noth and Jerry Orbach), the same rule applies: just have fun. “Oh who cares, it’s just another night,” you say. SO WHO CARES, JUST MAKE IT FUN! P.S. Fun. Remember Y2K? Did you and your brother also run to the computer after midnight to make sure it was still working/ hadn’t blown up/was not possessed by the jolly AOL man who had such pride in his voice when he announced “You’ve got mail!”? And what happened? The computer clock flipped from 12/31/99 to 1/1/00 and no one died. But we partied like maybe we were doomed. And we had a good time. That was one night when that old line, “Live like there’s no tomorrow” felt a little real. We should live like that all the time. (Responsibly) It’s so rare to meet someone who lives life like it’s really theirs. Like it doesn’t matter what people may think if they show up alone at a dinner party, or if they’re wearing something so outrageous, even Bjork and Lady Gaga don’t want dibs. They just own it. They own their lives. Your resolution shouldn’t be to lose weight or read more or find a mate; your resolution should be to just live your life. Not to let it happen, but to live it. And about having that husband/wife/girlfriend/boyfriend/ lover: someone convinced us that if you don’t show up to a party with a date and you don’t kiss at two seconds to midnight and you don’t spend the rest of the evening making passionate slow-motion love to George Michael’s Careless Whisper, then you have failed at having a good year. It’s not true, and that person is a jerk. You don’t need a date on New Year’s Eve. Seriously. I give you permission to spend the night with your friends or by yourself or with your cat, as long as you feel good about it! Don’t set yourself up for sad times. Set yourself up for fun times. It’s easier. All you have to do is be open. G

Read more at genlux.com, apocalypstick.com or follow Almie on twitter at twitter.com/apocalypstick. Illustration: Amy Ning / amyning.com

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ON MY NIGHTSTAND

I discovered Julia Stuart through her first work, The Matchmaker of Perigord, and couldn’t put it down. This is her latest New York Times bestseller, and I’m equally smitten. Set in present-day London, The Tower, the Zoo, and the Tortoise is an exquisite story of love, loss, and a one-hundred-eighty-one-year-old pet. $14.95, barnesandnoble.com

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re your neglected shoes and clothes begging for some love and care? My secret? A quick hop over the hill to Ventura Blvd, the land of easy parking, yummy outdoor cafés and the best repair shops. Here’s my hit list of tried-and-true places that I’ve relied on for years.—Lisa Wayne

FIX-IT FINDS

Life is good when your trusted shoe repair guy shares your passion for your Louboutins. Vahan can breathe life back into your vintage Hermès bags, or rebuild your favorite Pradas from the soles up! Shoe Repair Factory and Supply, 12754 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, 818-508-1008

Favorite Shoe Repair

Favorite Med Spa

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Favorite Tailor Owner Nara knows

that it’s all in the details. Take the time to have all of your pants hemmed to that perfect length: 1/4 inch from the ground in heels. Nip in all of your dresses at the waist, and reposition blouse buttons to show off your cute figure. Little tricks that will take you from off-the-rack to fabulousness! Detail N Design Custom Tailoring, 4327 Woodman Ave, Sher man Oaks, 818-788-9191 Favorite Outdoor Café

Sit outside on the plush banquettes for people-watching and try the egg salad sandwich, a classic with their own unique twist—delish! Sweet Butter Café, 13824 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, 818-788-2832

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Prepare to fall in love with Ronda, her talented staff and the many unique treatments they offer. Blue Medi Spa, 14622 Ventura Blvd, Sher man Oaks, 818-783-3600, bluespa.com Favorite Hair Salon

Edgy atmosphere, and if you need a same-day appointment, they’ll usually squeeze you in. Ask for Drea, she’s my fave. Cappella Salon, 12816 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, 818-506-1450 Favorite Nail Shop

No waiting, ever! Ask for the “no chip” topcoat—it’s owner Sandy Tran’s secret! Mailan Nail Salon, 12446 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, 818-980-1870 Favorite Dry Cleaner Owner Shari Stearns of Ultimate Cleaners is on-hand every

day to care for your most prized possessions. She’s been doing this for 23 years, so, safe to say, she can clean anything! Ultimate Cleaners, 12754 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, 818-509-8700

Double chin? The Nefertiti neck and chin lift at Blue Spa is a surgery-free facelift using injectables.

I heard about how great these hair products were but didn’t believe it until I tried them. They’re from Japan and really work. Nigelle ER Shampoo and Hair Treatment.

Especially good for thermally reconditioned hair. Nigelle ER Shampoo, $18; Hair Treatment, $30, milbon-usa.com

Who do Celine Dion, Megan Fox, and Demi Lovato turn to for their one-of-a-kind jewelry? Anne Mangini, owner at Rafinity, usually gets the call. Rafinity, 1408 Third Street, Promenade, #A, Santa Monica, 310-458-3515

Maharaja diamond, rubelite, and natural pearl earrings, $25,000

Ring in the New Year 18K gold diamond and 15ct pink kuzenite ring, $35,000


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Photo by Eleanor Stills

A cool French bistro in the middle of Beverly Hills? Thanks to Olivier Rouselle, how about right On Rodeo? Unfortunately, one of our best-kept secrets of Beverly Hills may not be so secret any more. The Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel,, our long-standing favorite stop for a quick bite or cozy meal while shopping on the street of dreams, just landed a big-name chef—so it’s about to get very popular over there. The new restaurant and bar concept, which officially opened last month, was inspired by the original history of Rodeo Drive, which pays homage to the streets of Paris. Inspired by a classic French bistro, On Rodeo presents a new, innovative menu of signature dishes developed by executive chef Olivier Rousselle. Rousselle, whose culinary voyage spans three continents, has even cooked for Prince Charles, the Queen Mother and other members of the Royal Family. In South Africa, he helped bring La Couronne Hotel and Winery to worldclass status along with award-winning chef Peter Goffe-Wood. “This is a momentous day for the hotel and Rodeo Drive— as we’re celebrating its rich history and adding a notable destination to the Golden Triangle,” says Marcus Mueller, general

French Chef Olivier Rousselle lands the role of executive chef a the Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel’s On Rodeo Bistro & Lounge.

manager of the Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel. “I’m pleased to invite traveling guests and local residents to come by and try our new offerings for themselves.” The menu at On Rodeo Bistro & Lounge includes a creative California twist on classic French favorites with culinary offerings such as the Beverly Hills Lobster Club Sandwich, Steak Frites, Crab Eggs Benedict and Roasted Jidori Chicken. The On Rodeo Bistro & Lounge also debuts a cocktail menu handcrafted by award-winning bar chef Matthew Biancaniello—celebrated for his unique style which features farm-fresh produce. Specialty libations like The Kentucky Bubblebath, Scottish Beekeeper, The Last Word and Sage Heaven feature organic, farm-to-glass ingredients such as sage, arugula, cacao nibs and cynar from local farmers and producers. “On Rodeo represents the best of Beverly Hills and will continue to be a stage to celebrate unforgettable events,” says Efrem Harkham, founder and chairman of Luxe Hotels. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and Social Hour are offered daily. On Rodeo Bistro & Lounge at T he Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel, 360 N. Rodeo Dr, Beverly Hills, 310-273-0300, luxerodeo.com. G

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CLOSET DESIRES: TIME TO PARTY

GENLUXSHOP START 2013 WITH A BANG! BE AUDACIOUSLY BOLD AND MAKE ALL HEADS TURN YOUR WAY WHEN YOU STEP INTO THE ROOM. CHOOSE THE DRESS THAT FITS YOU BEST, BUT ALSO FEELS THE MOST COMFORTABLE ONCE YOU HAVE IT ON. SHORT OR LONG, SEQUINS OR GLITTER—ANYTHING GOES. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Roger Vivier Lunar New Year clutch in red satin with red crystal buckle at closure. Limited edition, $1725. Exclusively at Roger Vivier, South Coast Plaza, 714-435-0015

REEM ACRA FW12-13

Jimmy Choo Claire metal clutch with multicolor crystals, $7000, jimmychoo.com

MARKUS LUPFER FW12-13

ELIE SAAB FW12-13

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Alice + Olivia Karmel sequined mesh dress, $595, NET-A-PORTER.COM


BASIL SODA HAUTE COUTURE WINTER 12-13

Nina Ricci ruffled cotton-blend floral-eyelet dress, $1425, NET-A-PORTER.COM

MICHAEL Michael Kors paillette-embellished jersey mini dress, $250, NET-A-PORTER.COM

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Marni necklace, Marni, LA, 323782-1101

REEM ACRA FW12-13 Jimmy Choo Lance mirror leather pure gold strappy sandal, $775, Jimmy Choo, jimmychoo.com

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Talk about style, DJ Kiss has got it. This girl (whose real name is JaKissa Taylor-Semple) is shaking up the DJ-ing world as the most sought-after on the New York fashion scene. Let’s check out her client list. How about Prada, Chanel, Coach, Louis Vuitton, Ferragamo, Tiffany, DVF—need we say more? Hervé Van Der

Straeten hammered 24K gold-plated cuff, $530, NET-A-PORTER.COM

What projects are you working on? I’m currently working

on relaunching my fashion blog, XOXO, Kiss. I’m also shooting a pilot for a reality show with a top production company with my husband about our crazy life as married in-demand deejays traveling the world!

What shoes do you bring?

I love a great eweled flip flop because you can dress it up for day or night. Also bring a pair of strappy metallic sandals, as they go with everything. What handbags? For nighttime I bring the small Pandora Perspex clutch by Charlotte Olympia, and a huge bag in raffia or straw for daytime. My fave at the moment is the Michael Kors Santorini woven raffia shopper.

Who’s the one person you’d like to take on vacaction with you?

My husband, for sure. He really enjoys life and knows how to have fun! He’s also always down to try anything once, so he’s great to go on adventures with. Name three items you couldn’t leave behind:

Mario Badescu Vitamin C serum, $45, Nordstrom at The Grove, LA, 323-930-2230

My iPad, my Mario Badescu skincare products, and my favorite Stella McCartney cat-eye sunglasses. Where’s your favorite place to escape to?

I love St. Tropez…and beyond that, anywhere in the Caribbean.

Mario Badescu Honey moisturizer, $25, Nordstrom at The Grove, LA, 323-930-2230

Charlotte Olympia Pandora Perspex clutch, $925, NETA-PORTER.COM

Michael Kors Santorini woven raffia shopper, $495, NET-APORTER.COM

How do you go from day to night without taking your entire closet with you?

When I go on vacation, I always pack statement swimwear like the JETS by Jessika Allen color-block swimsuit, and interchangeable cover-up separates in light fabrics like like Vix’s Angola silk crepe de chine skirt or Melissa Odabash’s Cheetah-print caftan that can be layered for nighttime looks. To transition a day look to night, I’d add more dramatic accessories like a bold gold cuff and earrings from Hervé van Der Straeten, and swap out my sandals for sky-high strappy sandals by Giuseppe Zanotti. JETS by Jessika Allen White Label distinct two-tone molded swimsuit, $325, NET-A-PORTER.COM

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Hervé Van Der Straeten hammered 24K goldplated earrings, $390, NET-A-PORTER.COM

What are your favorite items for winter 2013?

I’m currently obsessed with quirky printed skirts from designer Mary Katrantzou.

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From now on, Marina Toybina can add one lofty title in front of her name: ‘Emmy Award–winning.’ Now back for the second season of The X Factor (can she make it two wins in a row?), the young costume designer is best known for styling some of music’s elite—the ones who require only one name, like Britney, Justin, Taylor and Katy. Converse Hi Athletic in Converse Ox Athletic in navy, $55, converse.com

navy, $60, converse.com

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What projects are you working on?

I’m currently the costume designer and stylist for The X Factor Season 2. I’m in charge of contestants, looks on and off stage, costumes for dancers or any additional players, image transformations, style directions, and conceptual wardrobe consultation.

What shoes do you bring?

Chucks. Converse are my comfort zone. However, Alexander Wang Sigrid leather high-knee boots are always an incredible back-up plan when my day calls for edge and immediate style upgrade.

Who’s the one person you’d like to take on vacaction with you?

My prince charming, whom I haven’t met yet. High hopes and always positive! CHANEL Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour in Passion, Name three items you $32.50, CHANEL, Beverly Hills, couldn’t leave behind. 310-278-5500, chanel.com Cell phone charger, computer charger, Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense lipstick.

Where’s your favorite place to escape to?

Greece…or anywhere with no cell reception.

Alexander Wang Sigrid leather knee-high boot, $895, saksfifthavenue.com

What handbags? Belt or fanny bags always efficient and never out of style. Marc by MJ is my go-to bag, and of course anything vintage is simply amazing.

How do you go from day to night without taking your entire closet with you?

Hipsters for Sisters Saddle Belt bag, $265, hipstersforsisters.com

Easy: my life is wardrobe. It’s the first thing I think about and the last thing I want to think about.

G-Star Midnight Collection FW12-13

What are your favorite items for this winter?

Almost anything at G-Star.

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Helmut Lang jeans, $230, Helmut Lang, 323-951-0994

SCENE STEALER Top model, actress and Tarantino-approved bad-ass Nichole Galicia is hitting her stride, and doing so in the perfect pair of skinny jeans and Louboutins. She has appeared on the pages of numerous magazines as well as in films, television shows and national ad campaigns. And now she’s ready for her most adventurous role yet, starring alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx in the film Django Unchained, directed by Quentin Tarantino. In Django, Galicia plays Sheba, DiCaprio’s love interest. A savvy art enthusiast, Galicia has evolved a style that blends simplicity with attitude—comfort, but in sky-high heels. Here we caught up with the stunning star at The Avenue Penthouses in Hollywood where she shares some of her favorites. How would you describe your personal style?

Casual, but with YSL, Jimmy Choo or Louboutin heels. What’s your favorite item in your closet?

I love anything feminine—shoes, lingerie, dresses. But my favorite thing in my closet is my oversized comfy robe.

M·A·C Tinted Lipglass in C-Thru, $15, maccosmetics.com

What’s always in your purse?

Cash, a metro card and nude MAC lipgloss. What are you reading?

In Search of Lost Time by Proust.

In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust, Volume V, $18, barnesandnoble.com

My comfy but sky-high YSL tribute sandals, Helmut Lang waxed denim skinny jeans, a Fruit of the Loom A-shirt, my favorite Top Shop clutch, and a high ponytail. Your favorite head-to-toe designer?

Tom Ford. No, Elie Saab. No, wait... What are your favorite low-price secret weapon stores?

Forever 21, Top Shop, The men’s department in H&M, and accessories from Cinderella Shop Fashion Jewelry. What’s your earliest fashion memory?

When I was ten, my mom bought a sewing machine. The very first thing she made was a pantsuit for me. It was black cotton, with red and white flecks. I wore it every day for a week—my mother had to hide it from me. I thought I was a supermodel. What do you sleep in?

Two drops of Vera Wang for Men. Favorite artist or photographer?

My favorite artist is Diego Velazquez. I could stare at the Rokeby Venus or Las Meninas for hours. Do you overpack or underpack?

I overpack, always. I’m an actress, so I need to be able to be every woman at a moment’s notice. Elie Saab FW12-13

What’s your favorite scent?

I don’t wear perfume, other than to bed. What’s your favorite vacation destination?

Istanbul. It’s romantic and glamorous with great food and sweet people. Do you have a favorite movie?

Pulp Fiction by Quentin Tarantino, my favorite director. H&M West Hollywood

What’s your go-to boutique in LA?

H. Lorenzo in West Hollywood.

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Vera Wang for Men, $72, nordstrom.com

Photographer: Josh Shultz / joshuashultz.com; Stylist: Angel Terrazas for Urban Siren Agency / urbansirenagency.com Makeup: Stephie Lawrence for Artists by Timothy Priano Hair: Jonathan Mason using Oribe for Artists by Timothy Priano

What’s your weekend look?

Location: The Avenue Penthouses, where entertainment, fashion and lifestyle come together, theavenuehollywood.com Valentino leather dress, $9800, Valentino, Beverly Hills, 310-247-0103; Giuseppe Zanotti heel, $895, Giuseppe Zanotti, 310-550-5760


If the getaway of your dreams includes reconnecting with your soul, as our CHERYL WOODCOCK discovers, there’s a spectacular ocean-view property with stunning sunsets, locally harvested meals, and inspired décor waiting for you—the 5-Star Four Seasons Hotel & Resort Punta Mita Mexico.

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Lap of Luxury Four pools surround the property—perfect for sun worshippers and swimmers alike

n 1960, a young Canadian architect named Isadore Sharp opened his first Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto. Originally called the Four Seasons Motor Hotel, it was built in one of the least desirable parts of the city—the only area Sharp could afford. The success of this hotel led to more, but it wasn’t until expanding into London a decade later that the company transformed into a luxury brand on par with the royals’ favorite, Claridge’s, and the Connaught, which had entertained well-heeled guests since 1815. Soon, Four Seasons hotels were catering to elite business and leisure travelers worldwide. One of the brand’s stunning achievements is the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita Mexico. The property nests in a 400-acre private nature preserve just northwest of Puerto Vallarta. Traditional Mexican-style casitas sprawl amidst lush gardens, their red-tiled roofs kissing the sky. Designed by Diego Villaseñor and Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo, the resort opened in 1999 and features 173 rooms, suites and lavish private villas. The property’s inviting exterior is peppered with sculptures, torches, and fire pits. The interior, designed by Maria Isabel Gómez and Gina Parlange, showcases a breathtaking contemporary art collection. The hotel’s elegant accommodations were redesigned in October 2012 and feature a blend of chic Mexican architectural authenticity and the high-tech connectivity we value. The color palettes reflect the sparkling sea, white sand, and abundant sunshine. If food is your passion, the Resort offers four outstanding restaurants and three lounges under the direction of execu-

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tive chef Phillippe Piel. Much of the fare, including the coffee, is locally sourced, including the sumptuous red snapper, mole paste, Bahía de Banderas lobster, mahi mahi, and achiote paste. And there are plenty of ways to work up your appetite. Try ten tennis courts, four Fore Play pools, scuba diving, surfing, fishing, yachting, Not one, but two horseback riding, weight training, yoga, or Jack Nicklaus– snorkeling. If you’re lucky enough where golf designed 18-hole is your game, not one but two 18-hole Jack golf courses Nicklaus courses await you. Under the marvelous guidance of general manager John O’Sullivan, an accomplished artist and poet, and resort manager Jose Adames, Four Seasons Punta Mita has flourished. Of the many magnificent Four Seasons properties around the globe, I can say unequivocally that Four Seasons Punta Mita is in a class all its own. The property prides itself on privacy and security, and for good reason. International film stars, politicos, and industry titans all find refuge and renewal under the warm Mexico sun. Rumor has it that Microsoft chair Bill Gates has slept here. If it’s true, he might have been on official business. He and Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia purchased 95% of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in 2007. A half-century after he opened the doors of the Four Seasons Motor Hotel, Sharp, now an octogenarian, continues as chairman of a company that thrives as one of the most opulent hotel and resort chains in the world. And the Four Seasons Punta Mita Mexico is the shining jewel in its crown. G

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BEAUTY LA’S BEST

GENLUXSHOP GENLUX MAGAZINE BRINGS YOU LA’S BEST BEAUTY AND WELLNESS EXPERTS. THESE ARE THE EXPERTS WHO PUSH THE ENVELOPE TO BRING US THE NEWEST TREATMENTS AND PROCEDURES.

DR. BABAK LARIAN

DR. BABAK LARIAN

DR. BABAK AZZIZZADEH

Saffron James Le Corps Monoi de Tahiti Coco, $48, saffronjames.com

REBECCA FITZGERALD, MD DR. BABAK AZZIZZADEH

Specialty: Facial Plastic Surgery Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, Chairman and Director of the Center for Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery, is one of the leading international experts in facial plastic surgery. His expertise in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery has made him one of the most sought-after physicians. Dr. Azizzadeh’s client list includes celebrities, executives, physicians, and dignitaries from around the world. He has been featured on T he Oprah Winfrey Show, in People Magazine, T he Ne w York Times, Discover y Health, T he Los Angeles Times, Beverly Hills Courier and numerous other media outlets. Dr. Azizzadeh is one of a select group of surgeons who are double-board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery as well as the American Board of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery. Babak Azizzadeh, MD, F.A.C.S., 9401 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 650, Beverly Hills 90211, 310-657-2203, info@facialplastics.info, facialplastics.info/azizzadeh

DR. REBECCA FITZGERALD

Specialty: Dermatology Dr. Fitzgerald is an internationally recognized board certified dermatologist specializing in noninvasive cosmetic procedures. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology, a Fellow of both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatological Surgery and is on the clinical faculty at UCLA. Her extensive experience and expertise are the result of a very busy clinical practice as well as her commitment to academics. She has published numerous articles in peer reviewed medical journals and textbooks and travels both nationally and internationally as a guest lecturer. She has also been featured as a medical expert on local and national television programs including Entertainment Tonight, the Style Network, HBO and the Discovery Channel. Natural appearing results are imperative and she sums up this philosophy to her patients by stating,“I want even the most critical eye to think you were just born lucky.” Rebecca Fitzgerald, MD, Board Certified Dermatologist, 321 N Larchmont Blvd, Suite 906, LA 90004, 323-464-8046, rebeccafitzgeraldmd.com

Specialty: Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgeon Babak Larian is a highly experienced, board-certified Ear, Nose, & Throat Specialist and Head & Neck surgeon. He graduated with academic and humanitarian distinction from UC Irvine School of Medicine. After completing a six-year residency program at UCLA, he went on to become a founding member and later the Director of the Cedars-Sinai Head & Neck Cancer Center of Excellence. Dr. Larian is the Chief of Head & Neck Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. His practice has a wide range, from patients who require simple treatments with a single visit, to those who have complex problems and require long-term follow- up. His expertise is minimally invasive treatments of sinus, thyroid, parathyroid, salivary glands and throat disorders. Babak Larian, MD, 9401 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 650, Beverly Hills 90212, 310-461-0300, larianmd.com

DR. JAMES KHODABAKHSH

Specialty: Lens implant and laser vision correction Dr. Khodabakhsh is considered one of the nations leading authorities on the implantation of lenses to correct presbyopia, a condition where with age, the eye exhibits a progressively diminished ability to focus on near objects. Dr. Khodabakhsh has performed thousands of successful eye surgeries—especially in challenging cases. After completing his residency at the prestigious NY Medical College/ Eye and Ear Infirmiry, Dr. Khodabakhsh joined the faculty and became a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology. He is board certified in ophthalmology and is seeing patients in his Beverly Hills and Torrance, facilities. He currently lectures nationally and internationally and has trained dozens of doctors in the techniques of small incision cataract surgery. He also has numerous publications in major ophthalmic journals including Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, and Cornea. Dr Khodabaksh, 450 North Bedford Drive, Beverly Hills, 90210, 310-550-7888, beverlyhillsvision.com

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DR. KAMRAN JAMSHIDINIA

Specialty: Cosmetic Foot Surgery / Foot and Ankle Specialist Board certified foot and ankle specialist and the founder of Tower Foot and Ankle Surgery, Inc. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Jamshidinia’s ten year expertise is in cosmetic foot surgery, cosmetic approach bunion correction, minimally invasive hammertoe repair, Laser treatments for unsightly toenail fungus, the newest surgical and nonsurgical remedies for chronic diabetic foot ulcers, athletic foot and ankle injuries, foot and ankle sports medicine treatments, orthotic arch supports for runners and patients with pronation type problems, and joint replacement surgery for the end stage arthritic joint. In addition to his private practice, Dr Jamshidinia holds a training post with the Dept of Veterans Affairs and

Cedars Sinai Medical Center where he trains students and residents the latest techniques in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Foot and Ankle Surgery in most cases can be performed at a same day outpatient surgical center setting requiring no hospitalization. Tower Foot & Ankle Surgery, Inc accepts most insurances including Medicare and Blue Cross and has convenient Saturday and evening appointments available. Dr. Kamran Jamshidinia, 310-2479255, DrJ@LAfootdoc.com. DR. KENNETH ANDERSON LAfootdoc.com, LaserAwayToenailFungus.com, BunionSurgeryLosAngeles.com DR. KAMRAN JAMSHIDINIA

DR. DOUGLAS HAMILTON

Specialties: Body contouring with cool sculpting, ultrasound, lipodissolve-mesotherapy/liposuction for fat & cellulite removal; laser treatment for stretch marks, & buttock augmentation Dr. Douglas Hamilton is a nationally recognized cosmetic dermatologist who specializes in a full range of non-invasive cosmetic procedures designed to rejuvenate and enhance your appearance. He is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Pathology (Dermatopathology). Dr. Hamilton authored several medical journal articles, is a contributing guest author to two medical textbooks. He co-authored the book Beverly Hills Beauty Secrets, and is an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at UCLA School of Medicine and Chairman of New Technologies Committee of The American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Douglas Hamilton, 310-275-6400, drhamilton.com DR. DOUGLAS HAMILTON DR PAUL S. NASSIF DR. GUY MASSRY

Specialty: Aesthetic Eye Area Surgery Dr. Guy Massry is an ophthalmic plastic surgeon practicing in Beverly Hills. His primary expertise focuses on cosmetic forehead/eyebrow lifting, blepharoplasty (eyelid) surgery, eyelid and facial fat grafting and fillers (such as Restylane and Juvederm), Botox/Dysport DR. GUY treatments, and midface surgery MASSRY (cheek lifts). Dr. Massry attended the University of Southern California for his undergraduate and medical DR. GUY MASSRY training. He graduated medical school with honors, and then attended St. Louis University for his ophthalmology training. He has been practicing in Beverly Hills since 2000. Dr. Massry is a fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, as well as a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters, and routinely travels around the country as a guest lecturer. He recently published his second textbook in his field, Master Techniques in Blepharoplasty and Periorbtial Rejuvenation. His first textbook came out in 2009: Pearls and Pitfalls in Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surger y. Guy G. Massry, MD, 120 South Spalding Drive, Suite 315, Beverly Hills 90212, 310-453-8474, Fax: 310-275-6651, info@drmassry.com, drmassry.com

Specialty: Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery; Rhinoplasty Surgery Dr. Paul S. Nassif is a skilled facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon known for rhinoplasty and aging face rejuvenation. He has received international recognition by patients, peers and members of the media for his innovative surgical techniques. His work specializes in obtaining natural results in rhinoplasty, specifically ethnic and revision procedures, as well as in aging face surgery. He has authored numerous peer review articles on facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and has been called upon to give medical conference presentations and lectures about the latest surgical techniques. Dr. Nassif is a director of a fellowship training program accredited by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, which instructs young facial plastic surgeons in his innovative surgical techniques. He’s regularly featured on Dr. 90210, and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Dr. Paul S. Nassif, MD, F.A.C.S., Spalding Drive Plastic Surgery, Beverly Hills Office, 120 S. Spalding Drive, Suite 315, Beverly Hills 90212, 310 275-2467, info@spaldingplasticsurgery. com spaldingplasticsurgery.com, rhinoplastyspecialist.com

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DR. KENNETH ANDERSON

Specialty: Hair Loss Treatment and Surgical Hair Restoration Dr. Anderson is a board-certified facial plastic surgeon whose practice is devoted solely to the art and science of surgical hair restoration—the only permanent solution to baldness and hair loss. Dr. Anderson has earned Board certificates in the fields of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ENT Surgery). He has published over 40 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. He has practices in Beverly Hills and Atlanta. Hair Loss Treatment Specialties: Surgical hair restoration; Follicular unit transplantation; Single hair transplantation; Scalp expanders; Scar revision; Facelift hair revision; Burned scalp reconstruction; Beards and moustaches; Eyebrows; Female hair loss/restoration; Ethnic hair; Follicular unit extraction Dr. Kenneth Anderson, 50 North La Cienega Blvd., Suite 200, Beverly Hills, 90211, 310-985-3104, Ken@KenAndersonMD.com, KenAndersonMD.com

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TOP LUXURY EXPERIENCES

GENLUXSHOP LOOKING FOR ONE-OF-A-KIND DATE EXPERIENCES WITH WOW FACTOR? WE FOUND SOME THAT ARE SURE TO TAKE YOUR BREATH AWAY.

Take Off for Cloud 9 Experience spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, the coastal bluffs surrounding Del Mar and, of course, a wonderful sunset on this romantic balloon flight. Enjoy your Champagne or sparkling cider as you float by the lush setting of the estate homes of Rancho Santa Fe amidst a glowing, peaceful sunset. Enjoy an inspired adventure filled with beautiful sweeping vistas, panoramic views and sky-sailing fun that will make for lifelong memories. One-hour flight time balloon ride for two, $425. Takes off from Del Mar, California, 866-525-6839, cloud9living.com

Dining Under the Stars Enjoy a romantic evening for two on a prestigious Tartan 4300—one of the most graceful and elegant yachts on the water. Treat your loved one to dinner and wine aboard a truly elegant American-made beauty on the water. Graceful sheerline, balanced overhangs, sweeping cockpit coamings and thoughtful convenience details give the 4300 a classic profile. This special experience begins at $650 and includes your very own captain, waiter, sumptuous cuisine and four memorable hours under the stars. Conveniently sets sail from Marina del Rey. To charter, contact Blue Pacific Boating, 310-305-7245, charter. bluepacificboating.com; tartanyachts.com

Table for Two This excursion begins at an exclusive table for two, nestled in front of the breathtaking, two-story, 70,000-gallon kelp forest tank at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institute of Oceanography. Enjoy dining on exquisite chef-prepared selections while becoming lost in the enchantment of a magnificent underwater world of fascinating creatures! After dinner, the two of you are taken on a private tour of the unique exhibits. La Jolla, 877-808-1674, romanticdateexperience.com

Your Song

Have you ever heard a song on the radio and said, “That sounds like it was written for me!” Now it can be written for you. This Xperience provides you with the opportunity to work directly with a songwriter whose credits include a currently charting single, songs used for commercials and TV shows, and performances in front of hundreds of thousands of people all over the country. $1500, 866-973-7436, xperiencedays.com

Love in the Air

Zoom through the Southern California skies on a helicopter that takes you along the coast over Venice, Santa Monica, or Malibu! Watch the sun set over the ocean as you fly down the coast in pure awe. Elite Helicopter Tours, LA. 15-minute tour, $99 per person; 45-minute tour, $190 per person; 90-minute tour, $360 per person, 310-948-4354, elitehelicoptertours.com Movie Night

The new iPic Theater in Pasadena enables guests to enjoy their movie in ultimate comfort and style with reclining chairs, pillows and blankets. At the push of a button, guests can summon ninja-like servers to deliver iPic signature dishes or handcrafted cocktails. The new theater also features Tanzy, an innovative independent restaurant-dining concept offering artisanal Italian cuisine and authentic Parma Bar dishes. iPic Theater, Pasadena, California. Also launching in Westwood, early 2013. Free membership. Tickets $24; non-members $29, 626-639-2260, ipictheaters.com

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THE PREMIERE FULL-SERVICE EVENT PRODUCTION COMPANY FOR CHARITY, CORPORATE, FASHION AND PRIVATE EVENTS. “Our pick for event planning company of the year! From catering to catwalk, OCLA came in on-time and on-budget! Contact John Sugrue, tell him I sent you!” —Cecilia Moreno, Publisher, Genlux Magazine

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BEAUTY NEWS

GENLUXSHOP BEAUTY NEWS FROM HEAD TO TOE (NAILS)

Nail News

Scoop on Skincare Ultimate Sun Protection Shiseido Urban Environment Oil-Free UV Protector SPF42 is an ultra-light, oil-free sun-protection lotion that absorbs excess sebum and gives skin a matte appearance while guarding against daily environmental aggressors. 30ml, $30, shiseido.com.

Salma Nails It

New Kind of Nail Salon

Fortified with nourishing oils and natural botanicals, bold lacquer formulas provide chip-resistant color. Nuance Salma Hayek, exclusively at CVS/pharmacy. $5.99 each, cvs.com.

Their tag line says it all: ‘Lollipop— Where organic and glossy meet.’ The OC Mart Mix adds the Lollipop Nail Studio, a sophisticated organic salon dedicated to healthy, non-toxic products and services. From nourishing waterbased nail polish to lotions, scrubs and soaps made in-house of only the freshest organic ingredients. Lollipop Nail Studio, OC Mart Mix, Costa Mesa, 714-444-0330

Makeup Report

New Anti-Aging Defense Using technology-targeting cells in the core layer, Shiseido introduces the Bio-Performance Advanced Super Restoring Cream to reduce sagging and loss of resilience and to correct deep wrinkles. The innovative new product improves skin resilience and firmness while delivering intense moisture with a superior texture. 50ml, $99, shiseido.com. Super Cream Joining the ranks of the Super collection, 3LAB presents Super Cream, a superpowered skin booster with an advanced, targeted delivery system unique to 3LAB. This luxurious cream improves skin tone and texture in a matter of days. X50 and Intelligent Targeting Device (ITD) deliver antioxidants and peptides directly to the source of the problem, combating fine lines, wrinkles and skin imperfections with quick, dramatic results. $875, bar neys.com.

Good as Gold Treatment at Spa Montage

Your holiday spirit is sure to shine brighter after this very special experience. Holiday glow includes a 45-minute purifying and balancing Body Shimmer Scrub; an indulgent dusting of Naked Princess’s 24K gold powder to enhance your healthy glow; a classic manicure; use of all Spa Montage facilities; and complimentary valet service. All for only $180. Valid through December 31, 2012. Reserve at spamontage.com/beverlyhills or call 310-860-7840.

NEW! M•A•C Making Pretty Collection

Modern makeup darlings are dressed up in richly textured faux shagreen in a pale dusty pink, detailed with a rose-gold signature bow. Features: Lipstick, Sheer Mystery Powder, Iridescent Powder/Loose. And, for professional results, the Making Pretty Brush Set /Face & Eye with exclusive versions of 136 Face Powder Brush for sculpting, blending, highlighting and 282 All Over Eye Shader Brush for building and blending intense color on eyelids. Making Pretty Lipstick, $28; Making Pretty Sheer Mystery Powder $65; Making Pretty Iridescent Powder/Loose, $65; Making Pretty Brush Set/Face & Eye, $100, MAC, Robertson, LA, 310-854-0860

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BEAUTY MAKEUP TRENDS

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TRENDING NOW! ARMANI’S CELEBRITY FACE DESIGNER AND NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF CREATIVE ARTISTRY TIM QUINN APPLIES HIS LATEST BEAUTY SECRETS ON ACTRESS MICHELLE TRACHTENBERG

Estée Lauder Cherry Passion lipstick, $25, esteelauder.com

Giorgio Armani, Lip Maestro #400, $32, saksfifthavenue.com

Giorgio Armani Maestro Fusion Makeup, $62, saksfifthavenue.com

WHAT WAS YOUR INSPIRATION FOR MICHELLE’S LOOK?

A red lip is an iconic color of the brand, and Michelle’s look reminded me of the ballerina look that we launched with in 2001.

WHAT TECHNIQUE DO YOU USE TO APPLY FOUNDATION AND CONCEALER?

Giorgio Armani Maestro Eraser Concealer, $40, saksfifthavenue.com

Maestro Fusion makeup is best applied using your fingertips, much like your favorite serum. For the eraser, I prefer a synthetic concealer brush starting at the inner corner of the eye and blending outward. For an added lift, trace slightly under the arch of the brow for more shape and dimension. Giorgio Armani Sheer Bronzer #1, $49, saksfifthavenue.com

Giorgio Armani, Fluid Sheer, $59, saksfifthavenue.com 310- 275-4211 Shu Uemura karl for shu mini brush set mon shu, $69, shuuemurausa.com

A soft rose-toned blush applied high in the cheek, blended into the hairline, and diffused using a few drops of Armani Fluid Sheer #2.

CHANEL Joues Contraste Star Dust, $43, saksfifthavenue.com 310- 275-4211

NAME FIVE MUST-HAVE ITEMS IN YOUR KIT!

Armani Crema Nera Eye Cream, Garnier Wipes, Armani Sheer Giorgio Armani Eyes Bronzer #1, Lancôme Oscillation to Kill Mascara, $30, saksfifthavenue.com Powerbooster, Lancôme Lash Curler. Giorgio Armani, Crema Nera Reviving Eye Compact, $150, saksfifthavenue.com 310- 275-4211

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WHAT DO YOU APPLY TO THE CHEEKS TO ACHIEVE THIS LOOK?

Lancôme Le Curler eyelash curler, $23, saksfifthavenue.com Lancôme Oscillation Power Mascara, $35, saksfifthavenue.com


“A STANDOUT! No other Italian does homemade better, except Mama! I have to stop myself from eating all of their homemade bread. Il Forno Caldo makes simple great.” —Jeff Lipsman, Director of Travel & Leisure, TheStyleGroup.com W inner, W ine Spect at or Mag a z i ne’s Aw ard of Excellence!

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FOOD+WINE PROFILE: KLOBERDANZ

GENLUXSHOP Jake Kloberdanz had an idea. What if every time you sipped on a nice glass of Chardonnay, part of what you paid for it would go to charity? That idea turned into the fastest-growing ‘cause’ wine brand in America: ONEHOPE Wine. And the rest, as they say, is history. Here, Kloberdanz takes part in the Genlux two-word questionnaire. Success formula?

Luck, guts, smarts, heart. Your inspiration?

I’m inspired by the opportunities we have to be part of a totally disruptive shift in business models, culture and consumer expectations. We’re creating a global brand of good by building a family of lifestyle companies that are making a social impact. We are the inventors of and experts in cause-centric commerce, and I’m inspired to help all businesses do what ONEHOPE and other social enterprises are doing. Favorite companies?

Apple, for their ability to make everything simple and first in class. Virgin, for their scalability as a brand and their ‘hip factor.’ Warby Parker, Newman’s Own, and Target for combining great products and services with big-time social impact. Charity: water for the way they quantify their impact and make their donors feel something with their donation. Greatest satisfaction?

The opportunity to take a step in any direction I want each day with regard to my career, passions, and the opportunity to do something big for the world. The fact that I’ve combined three of my favorite passions in life: social impact, wine and technology. Favorite charities?

There are many other great organizations out there to donate to, but some of my personal favorites are Share our Strength, Snowball Express, Leukemia Lymphoma Society, Movember, charity: water, and Kiva. Favorite day?

I wrote a quote on the glass wall in our office the other day with a marker: “Mondays are like Fridays for people who love building businesses.” Favorite getaways?

I love Costa Rica, British Columbia, Spain, Italy and Thailand, and I’d love to get back to all of them someday, and explore others. What’s next?

In addition to launching ONEHOPEcoffee. com we also recently launched Hope-

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Half of all profits from each bottle sold are donated to a different cause per varietal. Chardonnay: women’s causes; Sauvignon Blanc: the environment; Cabernet Sauvignon: children’s causes; Zinfandel: US troops; Merlot: international relief and awareness; Reserve Pinot Noir: various causes through the ONEHOPE Foundation

AtHome.com and ONEHOPEweddings.com. Hope at Home is our at-home wine program. We’re building a thriving community of social entrepreneurs who make a living while creating a social impact. Think Tupperware parties, but with wine and causes. ONEHOPE Weddings is helping couples to integrate a social impact into their wedding experience to make it more meaningful and memorable for them and their guests. Lastly, we’re starting to really develop The ONEHOPE Foundation as its own separate but synergistic entity in partnership with our for-profit company. The foundation is an opencause platform focused on creating social impact with organizations that have a transparent dollar-toimpact ratio. Want to know more about what makes ONEHOPE unique? Go to ONEHOPEFoundation.org; onehopewine.com


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Genlux Out-of-Towner

Environmentalist, activist and adventure savant Céline Cousteau aspires to transform our understanding and treatment of the world around us. Through her films, photography and written word, she is able to capture nature with intimate perspective. C line is the founder and executive director of CauseCentric roductions, whose work in documentary filmmaking and advancement extends to partnerships with other nonprofits, increasing their worldwide exposure and promoting positive action. he believes in the power of visual storytelling to advocate an accessible view of our planet and its creatures. s an on camera host for a number of groundbreaking documentary series, C line has explored the oceans and trekked landscapes from ntarctica to northern Chile, developing relationships with native tribes and communities along the way. This passion for action and environmental awareness runs deep in the family. Daughter of ocean explorer and filmmaker Jean ichel Cousteau and granddaughter of legendary explorer Jac ues ves Cousteau, C line found a natural kinship with adventure seeking. In she conceived cean Inspiration in tribute to her grandfather s th anniversary, a celebration recognizing ocean advocacy in all forms, from science to art, dance to film. he currently serves as the La rairie Worldwide mbassador to the dvanced arine iology Collection a marine derived skincare line that champions eco friendly formulas. When she does find herself traversing the depths of Los ngeles, C line likes to visit the riffith bservatory and en oys tapas at rimitivo. By Courtney Fortune Neighborhoods: enice and for the laid back feel.

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Time of year: I love fall and changing leaves...but I am e ually happy with long summer days ON AND OFF THE PLANE:

What’s in your carry-on? Computer, i hone, notebook, wallet, mascara, La rairie Cellular lip gloss, and a book. What are your packing essentials for LA? Dresses by my cousin, talented fashion designer ophie Theallet some of her dresses have followed me around the globe for various events. They are great for sexy casual or sophisticated moments. I bring heels and wedges by ichael ors, a pair of For ll ankind eans, and a . What’s the first thing you do to unwind? Find a place to have a massage and a great cup of tea.

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How do you make your hotel room feel more like home? I fully unpack my bag to hang clothes and place my skincare products by the sink. How do you look refreshed after a long flight? n the plane I make sure to drink a lot of water, and before landing I remoisturize my skin with La rairie s dvanced arine iology evitalizing mulsion and a touch of La rairie Cellular lip gloss.

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