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CONTENTS

Features

Franklin Canyon

Summer fashion takes a rock-and-roll twist. ST YLED BY LEAH FORESTER

PHOTOGRAPHS BY DEWEY NICKS

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TOC Rincon Classic

Catch the Wind

Creative Consciousness

PHOTOGRAPHS BY MICHAEL HABER

PHOTOGRAPHS BY MICHAEL HABER

PHOTOGRAPHS BY NANCY NEIL

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BY JENNIFER BLAISE KRAMER

BY CHARLES DONELAN

On Our Cover

BY GINA TOLLESON

Scarlett Costello on location in Carpinteria. Photographed by D E W E Y N I C K S . Styled by L E A H F O R E S T E R . Makeup by J O S T R E T T E L L . Hair by D R I T A N V U S H A J . For more information, see “Behind the Scenes” (page 50) and “Shopping Guide” (page 169). S A N TA B A R B A R A


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Departments

Letter from the Editorial Director … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … 46

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Contributors … Our writers, photographers, and more … … … … … … … … … … … … … 48 Behind the Scenes … On set with model Scarlett Costello and Dewey Nicks in the

Carpinteria foothills and out on the water during Wet Wednesdays … … … … … … … … …

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What’s Now … Summer’s in full swing with a lineup of outdoor movie series, new places

to sip, shop, and play, skate and surf art collectibles with beachy books, as well as celebrating the Music Academy of the West’s annual program and life of philanthropist Ed Snider … …

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Style … Co’s Stephanie Danan and Justin Kern head to Ganna Walska’s Lotusland for

inspiration, American Riviera trend report with tassels and pompoms, think stripes and gingham for the 4th of July, summer skin essentials, and more … … … … … … … … … … … … 69

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TOC Home … Up-and-coming interior designer Rita Chan, keeping cool by an artfully decorated

pool, ceramicist Miri Mara’s lighting line, and more … … … … … … … … … … … … … … …

Taste … Viva la Fiesta with a Mexican street-themed party, a bevy of breweries are opening

around town, the Bacara Resort & Spa’s new signature restaurant, and more … … … … … …

Arts

… The vibrant works of Baret Boisson, UCSB professor George Legrady receives the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art turns 75, and more … … … … …

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Get Away

… A passage to India, a new wellness retreat in Malibu, and Jack Herschorn’s Sacred Space Private Retreat in Summerland … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … 115

RSVP

… School galas to raise money for the students, the Amethyst Ball, Santa Barbara Channelkeeper’s Blue Water Ball, and more … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … …

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FROM THE EDITORIAL DIRECTOR

When school is out, we often feel the call to “get out of town” and escape our everyday lives. Journeys beckon. While I love a trip to Europe’s finest spots as much as the next person, be prepared for long lines at museums, heat waves with limited air conditioning, and tourist trap trattorias that can take some of the fun out of the whole experience. Throw in the outrageous fees for airline travel and hotel stays, before you even start shopping for souvenirs you might need to consider taking out a second mortgage to pay for your escape. My advice? Take an amazing vacation…in your own backyard. Santa Barbara and its environs rival what Europe has to offer except without air transport and all the fuss that comes with it. This issue of Santa Barbara Magazine highlights some of the best our city has to offer during this season. Think of it as your summertime cheat sheet. For example, hop on a boat and explore our city by water. With the breathtaking vistas, a sail around the channel is the perfect way to start your staycation. Our feature on Santa Barbara’s sailing races (“Catch the Wind,” page 146) will get your sea legs strong. If you are water weary, even just a trip to the harbor for a cup of clam chowder at Brophy Bros. or a lobster lunch on Stearns Wharf can put you in a summer state of mind. But what to wear while whiling away the lazy days, you ask? Why not throw on an easy breezy dress from DOEN, the new chic and affordable label started by Santa Barbara-born sisters Margaret and Katherine Kleveland. We visit them (“Creative Consciousness,” page 154) at their Sand Point family home full of kids, bikes, and nature that all combine perfectly to embody the lifestyle of our paradise. Or if you want to go more boho, a style as closely related to Santa Barbara as black is to New York, just look to our fashion portfolio (“Franklin Canyon,” page 136) shot in Carpinteria’s foothills by neighbor and famed photographer/director Dewey Nicks. And if you want to get your beach on, I can’t think of a more perfect perch than photographer Michael Haber’s seaside abode (“Rincon Classic,” page 122). Nestled in the iconic surf community, his home embodies the Endless Summer aesthetic. With kids piling in and out of vintage Ford Broncos, surfboards strewn everywhere, and the cedar hot tub at the ready, what's more summer than that? Of course, a staycation here should also include the tried-and-true: Summer Solstice parades, fireworks on the Fourth of July, cocktails overlooking the city at the El Encanto, concerts under the stars at the Santa Barbara Bowl, the overflowing brunch at the Four Seasons Biltmore, outdoor arias at the Music Academy of the West, farmers market excursions, a spa experience at the Bacara, a swim and lunch at the Coral Casino, a walk along Hendry’s Beach and breakfast at the Boathouse, Fiesta fun, a hike up your favorite canyon with a smoothie from Alchemy Wellness Spa cafe après, and dinner at the San Ysidro Ranch on the garden terrace surrounded by the most amazing smell of night-blooming jasmine. These are just a few of my favorite things to do here…I am sure everyone you ask has a hundred more things to add to that list. Point being: There’s no need to escape. We are already amid the best this world has to offer. Happy summering!

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CONTRIBUTORS

Leah Forester

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“A day with my dear friend Dewey Nicks shooting the divinely freshfaced Scarlett Costello,” says the makeup artist who worked on our cover and fashion shoot, “Franklin Canyon” (page 136). “Soft summer beauty in beautiful dappled light in the Santa Barbara hills....” S.B. MUST DOs Driving around and admiring the beautiful houses in the hills. • My favorite Mexican food stand La Super-Rica Taqueria. • Spending a lovely day with friends making beautiful photos.

“It’s always amazing to see how the elements come together on a shoot; our model Scarlett was the perfect blend of sweet and sassy combined with Dewey Nicks’s beautiful use of golden light,” says the Venice-based stylist who pulled together looks for “Franklin Canyon” (page 136). “The lush woods and avocado groves were the perfect blend of rustic California canyon life.” S.B. MUST DOs Los Arroyos for crispy beef tacos and a margarita postshooting. • Lotusland for life and style inspiration. • The San Ysidro Ranch for a romantic weekend sans children.

Contributors

Charles Donelan Nancy Neil

“The Kleveland sisters are a rare breed of generous, intelligent, stylish, and warm business owners who bring their babies to work,” says this Joshua Treebased photographer who shot “Creative Consciousness” (page 154). “I feel so lucky to know them and to have been able to spend a day with them and their sweet family.” S.B. MUST DOs The Apiary for a flight of brew. • Yoga Isla Vista for Kundalini. • Goleta Butterfly Grove at Ellwood.

“I really enjoyed this story—it allowed me to reconnect with my past. Growing up, we belonged to the Sakonnet Yacht Club in Rhode Island, and I raced in regattas all over New England,” says the Santa Barbara-based writer who penned “Catch the Wind” (page 146). “Seeing families sailing together at the Santa Barbara Yacht Club brought back a lot of great memories. I also ran into another former Sakonnet sailor, Ann Hutchins, who races here with Wayne Rosing. It’s a small world on the water!” S.B. MUST DOs Parma Park is a trail runner’s paradise. • Swimming at Butterfly Beach. • Go to a production at Ensemble’s New Vic theater. S A N TA B A R B A R A

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Left to right: DEWEY NICKS ’ field of expertise; DESIGNER DUDS ; Junior, the neighborhood peacock;

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Canyon DREAMS

LOCAT IO N Franklin Canyon, Carpinteria WHO Photographer Dewey Nicks, model Scarlett Costello, and crew create our cover and fashion story, “Franklin Canyon” (page 136). WHAT Imagine Joni Mitchell and Stevie Nicks met up for an impromptu weekend of songwriting in a wooded foothill ranch. WE A R Stylist Leah Forester pulled her romantic rock and roll look with frocks from Gucci, Mara Hoffman, Saint Laurent, and layers of Peregrine Galleries’ vintage turquoise accessories.

Behind the Scenes

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and MICHAEL HABER ; a view from the SANTA BARBARA YACHT CLUB .

Jibe VIBE

LOCATIO N Santa Barbara Yacht Club and Harbor WHO Photographer and sailor Michael Haber took us out on the water for “Catch the Wind” (page 146). WHAT We went leeward and windward, jibed and tacked on a perfectly glorious Wet Wednesday to capture our competitive sailing community.

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Clockwise from left: Jake Black,

Branden Peak, Matt Alberts, and Sean Robinson; monthly pop-up dinners; the lobby melds community,

Blazing a New Trail

Eleven restored Airstreams have converged at Ojai’s brand-new CARAVAN OUTPOST , where lodging (starting at $249/night) amid an urban botanical

garden is only part of the brand. Apparel and activities geared to outdoor enthusiasts is what this wanderlust camp aims to be—just don’t call it another airstream hotel. “We’re an adventure hotel,” says cofounder Brad Steward. “People who come here have an experience.” Fire-starting lessons, hikes, bike rides, yoga, and pop-up dinners are all on the agenda, and Steward hopes the feeling those have here will make them crave it again and again, positioning Caravan as not another novelty but a repeat destination in a new league. “Our best-case scenario,” he says, “is people think we could reinvent KOA.” 317 Bryant St., Ojai, 970-376-6643. J E N N I F E R B L A I S E K R A M E R CA R AVA N O U TPO S T.C O M

What’s Now

Glamping UPGRADE

EL CAPITAN CANYON helped pioneer the luxury camping phenomenon

and it just keeps getting better. The new contemporary rustic Corral Cabins (from $495/night) are roomier and set back in a more private village while the secluded safari suite boasts French doors and panoramic views. DIY barbecue kits (from $65) take all the thinking out of dinner; choose marinated steak, fresh fish, chicken, or hot dogs and they’ll pack it up with s’mores fixings in a canvas tote—or better yet, a camp butler will do the grilling while you sip a fine local wine from the market. Cap off your no-fuss nature stay with a hot stone massage ($170) at the spa. Nature never felt so good. 11560 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, 805-685-3887. J . B . K . ELCAP ITANCANYON.COM

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PHOTOGRAPHS: CARAVAN OUTPOST, BRAD STEWARD

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Bird’s-Eye View WHO Gray Malin, photographer WHAT Known for his inventive aerial beach and ski scenes that put him on the radar of fashion and art enthusiasts. WHERE “The idea originated from a swimming pool in Las

Gray Malin’s first monograph, BEACHES (2016, Abrams, $40, available at Hudson Grace, 805565-9600, hudsongracesf .com), features never-beforeseen images alongside his most popular photos from his aerial beach collection À la Plage, all shot from doorless helicopters. G I N A T O L L E S O N

Vegas, and the beach aspect first began above the shores of Miami during Art Basel in 2011, quickly followed up with trips to Australia, Rio, Dubai, and Europe in 2012 and 2013. I was hooked on capturing this global project from the beginning and it’s been a total whirlwind since!”

LOCAL SCENERY “Hitting Hendry’s Beach is the best because we get to bring our dog, Stella, with us. On my most recent trip to Santa Barbara, I was excited to discover the Funk Zone. We ate dinner at The Lark, which was not only a beautiful restaurant but the food was amazing, too."

What’s Now Art imitates life in the 805 SURF Slip on the lip with GAGOSIAN GALLERY ’s limited-edition Andy Warhol Artist Series Banana Surfboard, 2012, ($8,400, available at gagosian.com), produced by Tim Bessel Surfboards.

Hot LIST

Matt Albiani sets his lens on LIFEGUARD ON DUTY (2009, Antinous Press, $50, available at Mate Gallery, 805-895-6283, mategallery.com). Splash around with Johnny Pigozzi and his infamous pals in POOL PARTY (2016, Rizzoli, $35, available at Tecolote Book Shop, 805-9694977, tecolotebookshop.com).

SKATE @DRAWBERTSON hits the pavement with his limited-edition boards ($2,800, available at donaldrobertson.com).

We Want…

Dawn Wolfe’s SANTA BARBARA ($399, available at onekingslane .com)—our own namesake selection in her series of colorful concentric original prints inspired by California beaches. S A N TA B A R B A R A

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Clockwise from top left: Morning

cuppa joe; the industrial-chic vibe; the coffee bar.

Eye OPENER

Photographer Morgan Maassen is fueling and hopefully connecting other creatives with his brandnew open-air coffee shop that he runs with his best friend, Tosh Clements. Decked out with a garage door, surfboards, and white subway tile, BREAKFAST CULTURE CLUB serves strong coffee and pastries from Flagstone Pantry. Inside, there’s a lounge and gallery of artwork and clothing for sale. Check out the website, which features a different artist from around the world each week. 711 Chapala St., Santa Barbara. J . B . K . BR E A K FA S TCU LTUR E CL U B.C O M

What’s Now

Made Well

Julie Skon, known for her custom basket business SB Gifting Suite, has now launched MAKERS AND GOODS , a website offering more unique gifts from more artisans. Shoppers can find the “goods”—think inspirational cups, inscribed bracelets, love potions, tea towels, and more— and read all about the “makers” on the site. All products, including her signature curated baskets, can be shipped anywhere in the country. J . B . K . M A K E RS A N D G O O D S .C O M

VNYL at The

Listen UP

A visit to THE GOODLAND hotel often offers a dose of nostalgia via the vintage woody and Airstream, inroom record players, and, now, record store—created in conjunction with Los Angeles-based VNYL. On the flip side, the boutique hotel keeps it fresh with an on-site art gallery and murals, concerts, contemporary cocktails, and Outpost (a laid-back eatery known for its street food-inspired bites) that’s welcoming Nick Bajal as lead chef this summer. 5650 Calle Real, Goleta, 805-964-6241. C H A R L O T T E B R Y A N T THEGOODLAND.CO M

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In the SHADE

We’re Obsessed...

Patagonia’s recently released THE ALOHA SHIRT: SPIRIT OF THE ISLANDS (from $60) is full of vintage photos celebrating the history of the Hawaiian shirt—a half-billion-dollar-a-year industry and one of apparel’s most enduring souvenirs. Author Dale Hope has spent his entire career in the Hawaiian garment business, also working with Patagonia on its Pataloha label. The coffee table book includes an introduction by surfing legend Gerry Lopez as well as words from Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard. J . B . K .

And at the end of a day at the beach, MATE GALLERY ’s Sun Burn candle ($37)— infused with cedar, sandalwood, jasmine, and violet and set in a reusable whiskey tumbler—is just the scent of summer. 1024 Coast Village Rd., Montecito, 805-8956283. J . B . K .

What’s Now

TH E A L O H A S H I R T.C O M Above: Cover up with

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($38, both available at Upstairs at Pierre Lafond, 805-565-1502, upstairsatpierrelafond.com.)

SEW What?

Ojai’s latest creative storefront CATTYWAMPUS CRAFTS offers sustainable yarns and fabrics along with classes on sewing and designing your own garments. “Our design inspiration is a modern interpretation of the ’70s craft movement,” says Anna Nozaki, who has an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and owns the shop with her husband, Kirk, a menswear designer. Set in a 1960s postand-beam building adorned with macramé light fixtures and custom butcher-block tables and benches, the workshop also has a kids’ zone and shares a roof with Beacon Coffee to further fuel the creativity. 209 W. Ojai Ave., Ojai, 805-633-9222. J . B . K . CATTYWAMP US CRAF T S. C O M

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Hear THIS

Sunday matches at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club.

Stomp divots every Sunday through October at the SANTA BARBARA POLO & RACQUET CLUB . Family-friendly grandstand tickets are $10 or you can rent a cabana ($500 and up) for the afternoon and sip champagne from the sidelines. Keep your eyes out for Nacho Figueras, who graced our winter cover, as he’ll be playing on the field and off, signing copies of his newly debuted novels. 3300 Via Real, Carpinteria, 805684-6683. J . B . K . S BP OLO.COM

TE D X S A N TA BA R BA R A .CO M

What’s Now TEDx talks at the NEW VIC THEATER .

Hollywood Romance Dip back to Hollywood’s golden age with UC Santa Barbara’s ARTS & LECTURES free summer film series dedicated to “Bogie & Bacall,” the romantic duo who captivated fans with their love story on and off screen. Take in digital screenings of their classics, including How to Marry a Millionaire and Casablanca July through August—Wednesdays at 7:30 pm at UCSB’s Campbell Hall and Fridays at 8:30 pm at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse Sunken Garden. Grab a picnic and a date because really, what’s more romantic than watching Rick and Ilsa under the stars? J . B . K . A R TS A N D L E CTU RE S .U CS B .E DU

PHOTOGRAPH: POLO, SETH EPSTEIN

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What if? That’s the intriguing theme to be explored at TEDXSANTABARBARA say program organizers and veteran TEDsters Mark Sylvester and Kymberlee Weil. Modeled on internationally renowned TED talks, the local event takes place at the New Vic on August 20, with 18 presenters— including growth strategist David Nour on relationship economics and psychologist Dr. Joan Rosenberg on emotional mastery— speaking for 18 minutes apiece during three 90-minute sessions. If interested attendees are accepted, the cost is $100. “We want an audience with a TED mind-set,” says Weil. “One of the great things about TED is that you hear things you have never heard of before. We are in the business of changing people’s lives.” J O A N T A P P E R


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The Summer SOUNDS of Music Chamber music, orchestral works, opera—the riches of the MUSIC ACADEMY OF THE WEST ’s 69th annual summer festival span the genres of classical music and last for eight glorious weeks. From June 13 through August 6, the 140 full-scholarship fellows—from 24 states and 11 countries—are joining with world-class faculty and visiting artists in an intensive program of musical study combined with hundreds of concerts, recitals, master classes, and other events in Montecito and Santa Barbara. The community engagement makes the Music Academy unique, notes Patrick Posey, vice president of artistic planning and educational programs. “It's the only institution of its kind involving the audience as part of the education program.” The community access concerts on July 2 and 3 featuring the academy orchestra and pianist JeanYves Thibaudet at the Granada Theatre are just one example. “It’s a grade-A program, very American,” says Posey. “Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, Dvořák’s ‘New World’ Symphony, and a piece by John Adams that shows our commitment to the music of today.” In another nod to contemporary music and the future, 25-year-old wunderkind Matthew Aucoin is in residence for seven weeks. The young composer and pianist is conducting Smetana’s opera The Bartered Bride with the academy orchestra and voice program fellows, while the Tuesday night chamber series includes Aucoin’s own opera, Second Nature, for three instrumentalists and six singers.

Local philanthropist SHARON BRADFORD ,

who chaired the Music Academy’s opening gala.

Orchestra concerts; daily master classes; guest artist recitals; and showcases for voices, percussionists, pianists, and brass players are just a few of the highlights for music lovers of all ages and tastes. This summer also marks the opening of the renovated Marilyn Horne Main House, named for the illustrious soprano who directs the academy’s voice program. Thanks to a successful $17.5 million campaign, the historic residential estate from 1915 has been transformed into a music school for the 21st century. Says Academy president and CEO Scott Reed, “Our philanthropic community has truly embraced our vision to create an extraordinary institution devoted to the next generation of great classically trained musicians.” 1070 Fairway Rd., Montecito, 805-9694726. J . T .

What’s Now

M U S I CA C A D E M Y.O R G

In Memoriam A man with considerable drive and aspiration, ED SNIDER spent his life dedicated to ice hockey, his team’s players—he was the owner of the Philadelphia Flyers, a former owner of the Philadelphia 76ers, and a part owner of the Philadelphia Eagles—and the youth within the community. Inducted into the National Hockey League’s Hockey Hall of Fame in 1988, the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame in 2005, and the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2011, Snider impacted the sport with a lifetime of hard work and love. Snider, a recognized philanthropist, has always shared generosity with the communities in which he lived. In fact, he helped start the Ayn Rand Institute in Irvine, California, a research center at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in honor of his father, an enterprise center at the University of Maryland (his alma mater), and supported

the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles. However, he is most recognized for his founding of the Youth Hockey Foundation in 2005, which built practice rinks around Philadelphia, offering as many as 3,000 kids free hockey lessons along with homework help and social and academic support. Here in Santa Barbara, Snider continued to give to the local community—he was a donor to the Santa Barbara’s Cottage Hospital Foundation as well as the Granada Theatre. Most recently, he eagerly helped bring to life Goleta’s Ice in Paradise skating rink by donating more than $1 million toward the effort. “Ed’s philanthropy is welldocumented, but more significant was his backing of the Ice in Paradise rink,” shares longtime friend Alan Thicke, honorary chair of Ice in Paradise. “If there’s a Santa Barbara Hall of Fame, he gets his own wing.” C O U R T N E Y J O N E S

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GET THE LOOK “We do a very sophisticated take on knitwear, which I think

would be perfect for the Santa Barbara woman. They can be dressed up for an event or worn with jeans during the day. They are perfect for a more indooroutdoor lifestyle.”

GARDEN VARIETY “One of the most inspiring things about designing in California is that it’s always been a place where people come to realize far-out ideas or create their own unique worlds. Ganna Walska’s Lotusland perfectly embodies this sentiment. It’s not only a beautiful garden, it represents a strong, individualistic woman’s vision to singlehandedly bring together more than 3,000 rare species of plants during four decades of work. It’s this kind of California mythology that we like to weave into our brand, and it’s exciting to showcase places—like Lotusland—that people might be less familiar with.”

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Lisa Eisner captured Dhani Harrison (son of George Harrison) and Sidney Williams for OLIVER PEOPLES’ 2016 campaign, Dreaming of Ojai, with a collection and short film inspired by the nearby bohemian utopia. C . B .

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Rattan tote, $697, CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA ; House of Lafayette Jones hat,

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CO ’s Stephanie Danan and Justin Kern’s creative partnership spans both the worlds of fashion and film. Stephanie, a Marrakech-born, Montreal-bred film producer whose family has been in the fashion business, and Justin, an Oklahoma lad turned Duke grad and film writer, combined their passions and designed a clothing line of luxury essentials for the grown-up sophisticate. “We wanted to dress the kind of woman that I was as a producer,” says Danan. “Someone who has to go from work to evening drinks or a film premiere and not have time to change or think about it.” Now, with several collections behind them, the chic, minimal Co is receiving raves on the racks of Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, and a recent pop-up at the Montecito Country Mart. The couple, who spends summer weekends here with Kern’s family, recently shot their Pre-Fall 2016 campaign at Ganna Walska’s Lotusland. “It made sense to photograph there because we had chosen fabrications with a very naturalistic element—sand and sky tones, shaved shearling, pebble patterned fil coupe, and wave-pleated silk,” says Justin. “It was a bit of a love letter to our local ecology and landscape, and there’s no place better to capture that than Lotusland.” G I N A T O L L E S O N


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75 Years of Art in Santa Barbara We invite you to Imagine More…. Now celebrating our 75th anniversary, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art has launched the most ambitious fundraising campaign in our history to renovate our building, which has survived earthquakes, storms, and many other challenges. The results will be clear—bold new spaces to showcase enduring works of art, seismic upgrades to ensure the longterm integrity of the building, new meeting places for the community, and a new experience for every person who visits.

“Our building is located in the heart of the community. We wish it to stay there—in the heart of the community—where its influence will reach the hearts of all our citizens.” Buell Hammett, Santa Barbara Museum of Art founding member

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ONE TO WATCH

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Chantal Evrard, yogi and a dedicated docent of Ganna Walska’s Lotusland since 2006, combines her passions for healing and meditation in her DVD LOTUSLAND, YOGA AND MEDITATIONS ($20, available at lotusland.org). Cocreated with producer Patrick Gregston and photographer Fran Collins, the spiritual homage features Evrard practicing yoga and meditating throughout the transcendent garden estate created by Madame Walska, who originally purchased the retreat for those engaged in the study and pursuit of Eastern spiritual understanding. The gardens eventually evolved through decades of work, investment, and “a manifestation of spiritual pursuit in landscape,” adds Evrard. “It is my goal to have this program serve as a bridge between Ganna Walska Lotusland and yoga. Madame’s beauty and grace fill me with love and joy each time I am there, just as yoga gives me peace and a sense of being part of a perfect world.” G . T .

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When Michael and Kasper Allison debuted their VITALITY CENTER , I was intrigued. Not only do the brothers and personal trainers own and operate Montecito’s prominent Physical Focus gym, now they’ve collaborated with some of Santa Barbara’s top wellness professionals for a holistic health experience. Enlisting specialists— from the Purety Clinic’s naturopathic doctors Jonathan and Dena Birch to mindfulness coach Dave Mochel (with physical therapists, trainers, and recovery specialists in between)—they’re aiming to help clients achieve optimal health. “If you show up, it’s our job to make it happen for you,” Michael says. In test-driving this head-totoe-to-soul program, I pushed my muscles harder and had them stretched further in an environment where screaming is encouraged. We drew blood and went through my diet—down to every ingredient in my morning smoothie— and made tweaks. We talked postpartum body image, sleep (or lack thereof), posture, hormones, awareness, and anxiety. Over the course of several weeks, I faced physical and mental roadblocks and came out feeling stronger and more in tune with my body. Eventually, Michael and Kasper hope to take Vitality Center to kids and teach them skills to prevent injuries and offset stress. Any new client gets a complimentary consultation for a personal plan that often averages near $2,100. Their mind-body approach is like the ultimate doctor appointment you’ve never had. More of a checkin than a check-up, their team dedicates themselves to helping you be your very best version inside and out. You just have to show up. 104 Hot Springs Rd.,

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Before leaving on a last-minute vacation to Hawaii with her boyfriend, Nicole Pollard Bayme created a regimen to follow that would ensure herself the perfect bikini-bod by the time her plane took off. After achieving success and happiness from her own cleanse, she decided to create the easy and allnatural BIKINI CLEANSE . From regular people to celebrities and royalty, many applaud this cleanse—the box includes seven smoothie packets, 14 snack bars, and seven tea bags that help you shed pounds while also having the freedom to eat two meals a day off of the approved food list—for the amazing results it has brought them. Unlike other diets and cleanses that leave you with hunger pangs or just don’t work, in a mere seven days, the Bikini Cleanse (from $189) leaves you slimmed down and ready for any occasion. M . C . BIKINICLEANS E.COM

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Lucky for us, Rita Chan Donahoe decided to move her family of (almost) five, and her business, RITA CHAN INTERIORS , from Manhattan Beach to Santa Barbara. Currently pregnant and in the midst of remodeling their new San Roque farmhouse, she’s been up and down California infusing interiors with her friendly, beachy style. Her “clean coastal aesthetic” is equally peaceful and whimsical, bringing the allure of vacation into her clients’ home. “Much of my work has been inspired by the coastal lifestyle, which has been my passion and way of living for many years now,” she says. “Lucky for me, that makes a lot of sense here in Santa Barbara.” J E N N I F E R B L A I S E K R A M E R

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Italian-born MIRI MARA is known for his stylish, sculptural ceramic vessels displayed and sold in his Carpinteria gallery. Now he’s moved beyond bowls and vases into the lighting world, bringing his signature “calm design” into pendants and lamps (from $580). Like all his work, everything is handmade with an Art Deco wink, and textures and color variations are one of a kind. 5292 Carpinteria Ave.,

Carpinteria, 805-220-6285. J . B . K . M I RI M A R A .CO M

Artful Interiors When interior designer Julia Mora was remodeling a Montecito home, she saw a need for custom paintings and commissioned artist STEPHANIE CATE . The great-grandniece of Curtis Cate—founder of the Cate School—Stephanie (who now lives in Los Angeles) has a strong connection to Santa Barbara and works closely with designers such as Mora to help homeowners and first-time art buyers move past framed posters and mass-produced art. Her abstract pieces now grace the walls of Gallery Montecito and a few local residences, lending the “undeniable energy and presence” that she says only original art can. “When my work resonates with someone on a visceral level and they choose to acquire one of my pieces for their home, it’s a great honor to me,” says Cate. “You don’t need to have a degree in art to understand abstraction. You just need to allow yourself to feel the imagery speak to you.” J . B . K . SCATES TUDIO.COM

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Taste Combine the creative minds of party planner Stephanie Sanders and partner in crime Monica Epstein and you never know what you’ll get. To celebrate Old Spanish Days Fiesta, rather than going with the typical sarape and sombrero-studded soiree, the amigas went with a Mexican street theme centered around the iconic bingo card game Lotería to “keep the vibe fun and fresh,” says Sanders, who produces private events. At this potluck-style dinner at Epstein’s Miramar Beach home, 40 guests convened over an array of casual food such as Tajínspiced jicama and mango served in bags, elotes (Mexican street corn), vegetarian tamales from Rosales Mexican Restaurant, chips and guac with a salsa bar, and mini churros. The duo took the serve-yourself feast to the next level with the margarita salt bar. “We kept the margaritas authentic and ‘clean/healthy’ by mixing fresh lime juice and either Sauza or Hornitos tequila,” says Sanders. But giving it a new twist, they offered assorted salts— kosher salt, lime salt, Tajín, ghost chili pepper salt—as well as chili pepper sugar to suit the guests’ sweet or savory cravings. Keeping up with the spirit of the occasion, Epstein's 12-yearold son—dressed in an authentic velvet sombrero, guayabera shirt, and with a hand-painted mustache—became the Lotería caller, entertaining guests all evening long while keeping the game going and handing out prizes adorned with a handmade tissuepaper flower and tissue-and-leather tassels. And the grand prize? A piñata filled with boxes of Chiclets. ● S A N TA B A R B A R A


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Viva La Where to dine during Old Spanish Days Fiesta Situated in La Arcada plaza, VIVA MODERN MEXICAN , 805-965-4770, vivasb.com, serves up tacos with a twist. Now with four locations, Carlos Luna’s popular Milpas Street LOS AGAVES restaurant,

805-564-2626, los-agaves .com, is the original spot

that dishes up recipes from regions in Mexico. Especially popular are the chiles norteños ($14.50)—pasilla chiles stuffed with cheese and chipotle sauce over housemade corn tortillas. Since 1999, the downtown

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hostess MONICA EPSTEIN ; one of the MARGARITA BAR ’s specialty salts; TAMALES ; Weston, the

Lotería caller; BLAKENEY SANFORD ; cervesas

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BEER BUZZ As the summer unfolds, relax with friends at the some of the newest breweries around town

Located in Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone, BRASS BEAR BREWERY , 805-770-7651, brassbearbrewing.com, serves locally sourced, highquality craft beer, wine, and cider alongside an array of food— think cheese and charcuterie boards as well as vegetable plates. As a brewery with its own special cause, DRAUGHTSMEN ALEWORKS , 805-387-2577, draughtsmenaleworks.com, aims to include taps whose proceeds go to local nonprofit organizations. The taproom’s model is a place for friends to feel comfortable while committing to social change.

Clockwise from top left: MADEWEST BREWING WINDOW ’s Walkabout;

Ventura natives and lifelong friends Mike Morrison and Seth Gibson founded MADEWEST BREWING COMPANY , 805-9475002, madewest.com, as a place to build conversations and experiences. Combining their spirit for adventure, the two aim to create tastes inspired by the farmland of the 805 as well as the Channel Islands.

a sandwich and fries at RINCON BREWERY ;

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Dedicated to bringing the freshest handcrafted beers on the West Coast, the Carpinteria taproom of RINCON BREWERY , 805-6846044, rinconbrewery .com, offers a menu of full-flavored malt beverages such as the American Belgo IPA, Mac Brown, and Rivermouth Stout along with tacos, salads, sliders, and more.

SMOKE MOUNTAIN BREWERY , 805-804-7954, smokemtn.com, comes from founders Darren and Jill Siple’s desires for a European taste combined with the essence of West Coast aesthetics. Four times a year, the company—situated atop Rincon Mountain— delivers specially crafted beer in wine-sized bottles to its members. Quarterly events showcase the seasonal brew flavors: White Rose, Saison de Citron, and Biere de Mar.

Recently opened inside The Mill, THIRD WINDOW BREWERY , 805-979-5090, thirdwindowbrewing.com—developed by Kris Parker, the grandson of the late Fess Parker—is a result of his passion to curate a selection of beers that will please all brew enthusiasts.

An addition to their Ventura digs, TOPA TOPA BREWERY , topatopa .beer, cofounders Jack Dyer and Kyle Thompson are opening a

second location in the Funk Zone this summer. “We saw Ventura as a great place to stake our first claim, prove our concept, and give ourselves the opportunity to expand organically,” says Thompson. To satisfy consumers, the two friends vow to bring new and interesting beers to their brewery. B I N N G U Y E N

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Don’t Miss... Celebrate Independence Day with VALLEY PIGGERY ’s Fourth of July whole hog roast (tickets: $22, available at refugioranch.com) at the Refugio Ranch tasting room in Los Olivos. Along with the signature mouth-watering roasted pork, Valley Piggery’s Jake Francis is preparing all the fixin’s, including corn bread, tomato watermelon salad, Southern baked beans, braised greens, and more. In addition to the delectable eats, take advantage of wine specials while enjoying the DJ spinning classics on vinyl. M A D D I E C U T T L E R The Four Seasons Resort Biltmore,

805-969-2261, fourseasons.com/ santabarbara, is hosting RED,

WHITE, AND BREW —a special

tasting celebration (tickets: $65) on July 22 from 6 to 9 pm to commemorate America’s anniversary month. Teaming up with local microbreweries, the hotel is offering a selection of handcrafted beers paired with savory barbecue. B . N .

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Nab your tickets (from $550) for the 31st annual CENTRAL COAST WINE CLASSIC , centralcoastwine classic.org, which now includes venues spanning Santa Barbara to San Simeon. From August 10 to 14, guests can enjoy everything from barrel tastings and vineyard tours to winemaker dinners and a gala at Hearst Castle. Special events include auctions hosted by Bay Area culinary icon Narsai David and Central Coast Wine Classic founder and foundation chairman Archie McLaren. Celebrating the “overt and esoteric details regarding fine wine, fine cuisine, and their symbiotic relationship” as well as “profoundly moving beneficiary ceremonies in the fall,” says McLaren, the Central Coast Wine Classic Foundation is one of the top 10 charity wine auctions in the United States and has granted more than $2.5 million to nonprofit organizations since its inception in 2004. C O U R T N E Y J O N E S


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Clockwise from left: The Apiary’s taps; NOLE COSSART ; details with LOCAL FLAIR in the tasting room.

What’s ON TAP

Any labor of love comes from the heart, but it’s usually the hands that do most of the work. Just ask Santa Barbara native Nole Cossart, 27, the craftsman behind THE APIARY , a new tasting room (open Friday and Saturday from 4 to 10 pm) specializing in mead, cider, and cyser. In the storefront, he’s painstakingly built tabletops of pine milled on the Central Coast, wall decor from vintage bee boxes, and bar stools from upcycled pallets. Meanwhile, upstairs, he’s steadily fermenting richly potent batches with organic apples and avocado-blossom honey from nearby farmers and beekeepers. Clearly, Cossart has come a long way since brewing his own kombucha in high school. That’s what happens when you lead with your heart…and hands. 4191 Carpinteria Ave.,

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Summer nights call for cold drinks in copper cups, be it backyard Moscow mules or polo party mint juleps. Santa Barbara-based MOSCOW COPPER CO. is run by JJ Resnick, great grandson of Sophie Berezinski—inventor of the original Moscow mule cocktail. This summer marks the 75th anniversary of the drink’s invention, and to toast the occasion they’ve debuted Mini Mule mugs ($79.95/set of four) for espresso shots, hangover shots, or whatever else is cheersworthy. J E N N I F E R B L A I S E K R A M E R M O S C O W CO PPE R.C O M

LAMA DOG TAP ROOM & BOTTLE SHOP

Located in the Funk Zone’s newest project, THE WATERLINE , Pete Burnham’s Lama Dog Tap Room & Bottle Shop features 20 beers on tap—ales, IPAs, and more—as well as four wines and a variety of specialty bottled beers that customers can sip on-site or take to go. To complement the beer, next door is chef Norbert Schulz and longtime business partner Brigitte Guehr’s The Nook, which features gourmet comfort foods such as blackened rockfish street tacos. The Guilded Table, Topa Topa Brewery, and Blair Fox Wines are also set to open in The Waterline in August.

120 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, 805-880-3364 (Lama Dog), 805-880-3365 (The Nook). M . C . WATERLINES B.COM

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Dinner with a VIEW Having recently undergone a two-year, $3.5 million renovation, the Bacara Resort & Spa’s signature restaurant, ANGEL OAK , is set to open this summer. Perched on the cliffs overlooking the Pacific, chef Vincent Lesage’s contemporary steak and seafood restaurant is featuring American classics with a Santa Barbara farmers market bent. “The inspiration behind the menu was to reimagine what you classically see in a steak house but with a twist. We want to showcase the best of seasonal ingredients and prepare every single one of them with an element of surprise,” says the Frenchborn chef who has previously worked in three-star Michelin restaurants in Paris as well as numerous resorts stateside. At a recent Angel Oak preview dinner at the Santa Barbara Wine Collective, Lesage prepared five courses—house-made foie gras with strawberry chutney and toasted brioche, Kobe beef tataki with melon and yuzu, a pan-seared scallop with an almond sauce and pickled cauliflower, 60-day dry-aged New York steak with twicebaked truffle potato, and a modern take on baked Alaska. Complementing the well-edited dinner menu is a premier cocktail list developed by Cassie Hesse as well as an exclusive cellar boasting more than 12,000 bottles of local and European wines. 8301

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Baret Boisson’s CALIFORNIA,

2015 ; acrylic, glitter, and oil

pastel on canvas; 69x36 in.

State of mind

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Fresh Face Portrait paintings by BARET BOISSON possess the whimsical style of American folk art while managing to capture each subject’s true essence. Entirely self-taught, Boisson—who splits her time between Southampton, Santa Barbara, and Paris—only began painting at age 30, but her natural talent was evident from the start. She’s received commissions from notable collectors including Kathy Ireland, Jimmy Fallon, the late Elizabeth Taylor, and Lynda Weinman. Her love of history—Boisson majored in political science at Barnard College—is reflected in her impressive solo exhibition at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, entitled “Inspiring Greatness through Words and Deeds: The Art of Baret Boisson” from June 11 through September 6. The show features the artist’s depictions of civil rights activists (Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks), politicians (Abraham Lincoln, Barack Obama), sports figures (Jackie Robinson, Billie Jean King) and entertainers (Ella Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Taylor). Boisson is represented by Christine Minas Fine Art, christine minas.com. L . D . P O R T E R

Top to bottom: Baret Boisson; BILLIE JEAN

KING, CHAMPION, 2009 , acrylic on canvas,

48x60 in.

BARETBOIS S ONART.C O M

FLOW ; Stefan Dobrianov’s RESPECT THE LOCALS ;

leather, wood, and metal;

Arts 77x20 in.

When the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced its 2016 Fellows—175 awardees were culled from nearly 3,000 applications—Hungarian-born interactive media artist GEORGE LEGRADY was on the list. Renowned worldwide for his visually arresting artworks conjoining advanced data processing and cultural content, Legrady is a professor of Interactive Media at UC Santa Barbara, chairs the Media Arts & Technology program, and also heads the university’s Experimental Visualization Lab. Legrady’s notable public projects include Making Visible the Invisible at the Seattle Central Library, where hourly updates of books being checked out were projected on large screens behind the information desk, enabling library patrons to visualize the reading community’s “personality” based on the types of books in circulation. The colorful abstract Kinetic Flow installation at the Vermont/Santa Monica MetroRail Station graphically compares the downward movement of commuters taking the escalator versus the staircase. Legrady is represented in Los Angeles by Edward Cella Art+Architecture, edwardcella.com. L . D . P . G EO R G E LEG R A D Y.C O M

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Perfectly Illogical Bulgarian-born STEFAN DOBRIANOV says he was “going in a circle—a bad one,” and decided the best way to break it was to do something illogical. He never planned to leave his homeland or sell his house to rent in Santa Barbara, but after a windsurfer versus surfer collision at Rincon Point on January 1, 2012, his decision was complete. During his teenage years, Dobrianov drew fonts, posters, and furniture then later brought his ideas to life with the furniture design/manufacturing company he eventually sold. However, he has no formal art training. “Everything is easy, but it takes time,” he says. “Sometimes the hardest part is to start.” What came of his fateful day at Rincon is now a series of distressed and embellished leather surfboard sculptures (from $9,600)—balancing juxtaposed details of masculine/feminine, natural/ man-made, perfect/imperfect—that currently resides downtown at the Jade Now Gallery, 805-845-4558. R A C H E L H O Y T TE D O S O N L I N E .CO M

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Clockwise from left: Stephen Harby’s PLAZA RUBIO

HOUSES , Santa Barbara,

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The Ar t of ARCHITECTURE

STEPHEN HARBY ’s passion for architecture has

taken him all over the world, and he has the pictures to prove it. But unlike most digitalage travelers, Harby journeys with pen, paper, and brushes; and his vacation images are often framed by collectors for wall hanging. A Yale-trained architect and fellow of the prestigious American Academy in Rome, Harby has, for the past decade, directed the Yale School of Architecture’s summer program in Rome, where budding architects get the benefit of Harby’s prodigious knowledge of architectural history along with his impressive sketching and watercolor abilities. Harby also shares his expertise leading small

architecture-focused tours; a recent trip covered the culture-rich island of Sicily, where classical temples, open-air theaters, and mosaic-adorned villas are plentiful. (Armchair travelers can get a taste of the journey by viewing Harby’s exquisite watercolors of the island’s historic sites.) As a part-time Santa Barbara resident, Harby has trained his brush on our town’s architectural wonders: the courthouse, the Old Mission Santa Barbara, Val Verde, and Casa del Herrero. His work has been exhibited at the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture and the Art Institute of Chicago, among others. Harby is represented in Los Angeles by Edward Cella Art+Architecture, edwardcella.com. L . D . P .

Arts Diamond JUBILATION S TE PH E N H A R BY.CO M

Top to bottom: The facade of the SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART in the 1940s; founding member WRIGHT S. LUDINGTON at the opening in 1941 .

superb collections, incredible community outreach, roster of notable past exhibitions, and vision for the future. When the museum opened its doors on June 5, 1941, the opening exhibition of more than 140 significant works— “Painting Today and Yesterday in the United States”—signaled the high ambitions of the fledgling institution and drew more than 50,000 visitors in its first six months. Today, there are 28,000 pieces in the permanent collection, its educational programs reach 25,000 students, and more than 100,000 visitors enter its doors each year. The anniversary festivities kicked off in mid-May, and the current “Puja and Piety” exhibition of South Asian art (on view until August 28), is one way of acknowledging the museum’s superb holdings in that area—just one of several notable departments. A glittery gala and auction is taking place on September 18 to honor founding benefactors, draw attention to the museum’s masterpieces, and raise funds to support programming. Meanwhile, thanks to a $50 million campaign, the SBMA of the future is taking shape with transformative renovations designed to add 25 percent more space. Notes Larry Feinberg, SBMA’s Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Director, “A greater part of the museum’s stellar permanent collection—which, after all, belongs to the community—will be on view, and new public gathering spaces will allow it to become even more of a cultural forum for the city.” 1130 State St., Santa Barbara, 805-963-4364. J O A N T A P P E R S BM A .N E T

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Strategically placed PORTHOLE WINDOWS make

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Surf’s up at this ultimate family beach house


Son Henry and his friend check the surf from the SHIPLIKE DECK .

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When photographer and ocean-lover Michael Haber had the chance to create a nautical-inspired family home on Rincon Point, he dove in headfirst. Having dreamt for years of a light, airy, midcentury beach home where his three sandy-footed surfer kids could run wild, this 1965 original post and beam fit the mold. Since it needed a ton of TLC, he turned to his lifelong partner and coparent, Eileen Cavanaugh of CH Design, to help upgrade the home and give it heart. “We went for the Streamline Moderne look,” says Eileen. “And with the help of the talented Mark Shields from Design Arc, we took that seed and carried it up to this century.” The team was able to make the house much more contemporary without it turning too cold or sterile. The goal was a light, open concept without compartmentalizing every room; by popping in skylights and knocking down interior walls, they made it happen. Thousands of pounds of new 25-foot-long support beams were added in the attic to simply get rid of numerous posts and dividing walls cluttering the first floor. This gave them a clean slate, which eased the interior flow for an active family who loves to entertain. “Beach houses should be indestructible. Kids and animals track in sand, tar, and wet bathing suits,” says Eileen. “I love when a home feels like it’s lived in and not too precious. It should reflect the souls of its inhabitants.” While bringing the home into the Art Moderne realm, Michael also wanted to give it a nautical spin and make people feel like they were standing on a boat. To emphasize this, he used fabricated polished stainless steal stanchions with teak rails inside and

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Clockwise from top left: Henry in surf mode; a collection of COLORFUL BOARDS ;

the STREAMLINE MODERNE exterior of the

house; surfers at sea.


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COAST TO COAST

Open shelving is filled with MICHAEL’S FAVORITES ,

including a 12-string guitar, an early 1900s pond racing boat, and a photograph by his mentor, Jacques Henri Lartigue. MAISON K pillows and

throws add texture.

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Top to bottom: Michael and the kids pile into his 1973 FORD BRONCO ;

outside in the garden, a WAYNE RICH SURFBOARD rests

next to a Moroccan fountain from BADIA DESIGN and chairs from MALIBU DESIGN .

“Here, you can be barefoot with sandy feet or play a role of Mad Men and have a martini soirée.”


Above the fireplace is a mold of a SAILFISH that Michael caught (and released) in Key Largo. Next to it, Michael and Henry used Paulownia wood to make the ALAIA SURFBOARD .

The rustic candle is from MILLWORKS .

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Eileen floats down the NAUTICAL-INSPIRED STAIRWAY past a surf

painting by KAREN BEZUIDENHOUT from UPSTAIRS AT PIERRE LAFOND . Opposite: A

photograph by HERB RITTS , a beaded skull

from Sayulita, an antique orange rug, and a midcentury rocker from PORCH give the living

room a collected look.

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out. “My heart lies deep with the ocean and sailing the seas!” he says, adding that a few round windows lend peekaboo water views and a nautical look that comes off authentic and not contrived since they were placed strategically and used sparingly. The kitchen—which Michael calls “the helm of the ship”—became much larger, gaining a five-byten-foot marble island. White walls throughout give a clean backdrop to colorful surfboards, guitars, Art Deco furniture, and Michael’s collection of original photographs from his “heroes” such as Henri CartierBresson and Herb Ritts. Most surfaces are simple and low maintenance—from the graphic Moroccan encaustic cement tiles in the bathroom to the wide plank oak floors that were bleached to a beachy white. “My children are avid surfers with a propensity to have their bodies wet and their toes sandy on a regular basis,” Michael adds. “Here, you can be barefoot with sandy feet or play a role of Mad Men and have a martini soirée.” Atop the house, he built a third-story tower, where tons of light, ocean views, and salt air abound with two decks on either side for taking in the sunset from the couch and teak side chairs. During construction, a dumb waiter was integrated to send cocktails up to the tower for happy hour. In the backyard, 25 bamboo trees were planted along with two 25-foot-tall queen palms. For nighttime lighting, Michael strung Edison bulbs throughout the yard and put in low-profile lounge furniture and an iconic round Gordon & Grant cedar hot tub, which he says is usually full of exhausted surfers. Whether kicking back outside or watching the waves from the deck, this streamlined surf shack is everything the family wanted it to be. Adds Michael: “The house feels like my dream ship permanently moored on land with ocean views throughout.” ●

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Clockwise from top: SUNSET ON RINCON ;

daughter Sophie in the sand; a NIGHTTIME BONFIRE . Opposite:

A GORDON & GRANT cedar hot tub is the backyard star.


In the DINING ROOM , Michael repurposed a mid-19th century carpenter’s work bench found in Montecito into a console table. A steel statement mirror from CABANA HOME

and succulents in bamboo from MILLWORKS .

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Dress and boots, GUCCI SOUTH COAST PLAZA .

All jewelry throughout, PEREGRINE GALLERIES .


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Raga jacket, BLANKA . Opposite: Bralette and pants, ALEXANDER MCQUEEN .

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GIAMBATTISTA VALLI dress, Moda

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Jumpsuit, MARA HOFFMAN .


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WARRIOR ’s crew on

the rails. Opposite, top to bottom: The NATURAL BEAUTY

of nautical lines, ropes, and the water.


Wet Wednesdays are booming up and down the West Coast, and nowhere more so than in the Santa Barbara Channel Feature


It should come as no surprise that Santa Barbara, city of superlatives, takes the fullest possible advantage of daylight saving time. When that extra hour of sunlight kicks in every year in March, our waterfront comes alive. At the Santa Barbara Yacht Club, daylight saving means it’s time for Wet Wednesdays, a popular event that routinely involves more than 60 vessels and hundreds of sailors. From mid-March until the beginning of November, SBYC members, their families, and friends gather on Wednesday afternoons to prep their boats, gauge the wind and tide, check the course, and make it across the line as close as they can to the sound of the starter’s air horn signal. Affectionately dubbed “beer can races” by yachting insiders, weeknight races like Wet Wednesdays are booming all up and down the West Coast, and nowhere more so than in Santa Barbara, where the mix of serious racing and casual socializing brings out the fun in a sport that can otherwise be forbiddingly competitive. The unique venue—provided courtesy of the yacht club’s observation deck and the nearby Channel Islands—renders this picturesque setting ideal for spectators. At most yacht clubs, you have to go out on the water to really see the action; here it’s as easy as climbing a flight of stairs. Spectators are so close that the race committee—ordinarily holding down one end of the starting line in a launch—can run the entire event from the second-floor deck. For race director Brad Schaupeter, who is also the head coach of the UC Santa Barbara sailing team, Wet Wednesdays are a test of concentration and focus as he stands on the second floor of the yacht club building with a pair of binoculars and a laptop, calling out the names and times of the finishers to a waiting team of club members who assist him by writing down the order and blowing the horn to signal to the boats that they have crossed the finish line. “Razzle Dazzle, Shantih, Grappa,” Schaupeter calls out, “Arrivederci, Free Enterprise.” These are the fanciful names given to the latest in high-performance racing yachts by their equally high-performing owners. For example, when he’s not at the Neal Feay factory creating one-of-a-kind anodized aluminum projects for clients such as Louis Vuitton, Alex Rasmussen can be found on the water, skippering Free Enterprise, his 35-foot J/105. Radio host Dr. Laura Schlesinger is a regular at Wet Wednesdays, where she races Warrior in the club handicap division. The big news of the summer is that the Santa Barbara Yacht Club was serving as headquarters for a new event, California Offshore Race Week, which took place from May 27 through June 4. The first leg took sailors from San Francisco Bay to Monterey, and the second from Monterey to Santa Barbara. When the offshore racers dropped anchor in Santa Barbara Harbor, they were invited to participate in Wet Wednesday, thus setting up the beer can race to end all beer

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Left to right: Yacht club member MARTIN SANTOS ; the 52-foot

PREVAIL tacking on

the first leg.

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Hoisting the RACING FLAGS ; rigging a J/40 for an island sail. Opposite, top to bottom: An anchorage on the back side of SANTA CRUZ ISLAND ; a spinnaker hoisted and AIMING FOR THE FINISH LINE ;

surfers at Sandspit on this year’s OPENING DAY , which had

gusts up to 40 knots.

can races. After that, it was on to San Diego, where the weeklong series finished. When it comes to offshore racing, one yacht stands out from the rest of the Santa Barbara fleet— that’s Taxi Dancer, the bright yellow, 68-foot custom “sled” owned and raced by Tom Parker, Jim Yabsley, and Dick Compton. Always a threat to win Southern California’s top ocean contests, Taxi Dancer placed third in the Maxi division of this season’s Newport to Ensenada race that took place on April 25. Yabsley grew up sailing in the Santa Barbara Harbor, and he’s proud of the all-volunteer crew that keeps Taxi Dancer competitive against the hired guns who man archrival Roy Disney’s maxi-yacht Pyewacket. Defining the Santa Barbara style of community sailing against Disney’s more commercial approach, Yabsley says, “The day I start having to pay people to sail is the day I stop racing.” Of course there’s more to sailing than just going fast. At Skip Abed’s Santa Barbara Sailing Center, you can charter everything from stand-up paddleboards and kayaks to ocean-worthy cruisers with comfortable staterooms, professional skippers, and even a seagoing chef. For Abed, it’s having the Channel Islands so close by that makes exploring our coast “like stepping back in time.” Whether you go for a day or a week, Abed assures that setting out from Santa Barbara means “sailing the best cruising grounds on earth.” ●


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WHO Margaret and Katherine Kleveland, founders of DOEN, sisters, Santa Barbara natives. WHAT DOEN is a collective of creative women and fashion industry vets. Partners Hilary Tisch, Allie Furlotti, Hilary Walsh, and Courtney Santry (all S.B. gals too) came together to offer breezy silhouettes in luxe natural fabrics at approachable prices. MISSION The Kleveland sisters—Katherine was vice president of design at Joie, and Margaret was in brand and design at B&B shoes—see the collective as a celebration of motherhood, sisterhood, and femininity. “Both of us come from similar experiences, where the women were really running the business but never in a position of ownership,” says Margaret. “From day one, we thought, Let’s empower these women we’ve

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Clockwise from top left: Katherine (wearing the JARDIN DRESS , $265) strolling Sand Point Lane with Shep; Wilder tags along; Margaret (in the MARKET WRAP DRESS , $180) and

Katherine. Opposite: Katherine in the BIARRITZ JUMPSUIT

($198) and Margaret in a hand-knit PERUVIAN SWEATER ($358)

and SAILOR JEANS ($158, all available at shopdoen.com).


and Le Labo Neroli perfume, DOEN market carry-all baskets, and a one-piece Henley swimsuit from Eres at the beach. FALL & BEYOND “We took a trip to Peru and fell in love. We are very excited about our fall collection’s hand-knit sweaters and shoes made there. Layering, patching, and piecing things together to create a bohemian, feminine, moody tapestry. Things are still nonchalant and casual, just a new texture and feel.” ●

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worked with and know, who haven’t had the opportunity to own the businesses they’ve been a part of,” adds Katherine. Also, all of their production factories in India and Peru are ethically run and owned or co-owned by women. THE LOOK “Our line is inspired by nature and our nos-

talgia for California style of past decades. Our muse is a strong and nonchalant woman—she always looks put together, a touch eccentric, and never tries too hard.”

ONCE A DON ALWAYS A DON “ Santa Barbara is one of

the main sources of inspiration for our line. Growing up here (both attended Santa Barbara High School), we were surrounded by the coastal beauty as well as the green nature of the foothills, and our collection reflects what we love to wear for beach weekends, farmers market picnics, and trips to our family ranch near Jalama. The style and culture of Santa Barbara has always influenced our aesthetic. There is an understated, more East Coast elegance that you don’t find in every beach town. Living in Los Angeles for most of our adult lives, we are very drawn toward wearable collections that are less seasonal and more transitional.” BOHEMIAN SUMMER STAPLES Katherine has been living in the Biarritz jumpsuit with the Santal slide sandals at the Coral Casino having lunch around the kids pool. Margaret rocks the Sailor jeans at playdates;

Clockwise from top left: The family spends WEEKENDS TOGETHER at the Sand Point beach house; “Chief K” (grandfather Chris) joins the fun with Wilder and Shep; Katherine in the Indian silk dress ($360).


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hosted one of the most wellknown comedians at the Arlington Theatre: Conan O’Brien. Most renowned for his time on Saturday Night Live and his own late-night talk show, O’Brien brought hilarious jokes and nonstop laughter to his audience. Hosted and accompanied by accomplished TV producer Dick Wolf, O’Brien answered audience questions and spoke about his career and life in Santa Barbara. P H O T O G R A P H S : G R A C E K AT H RY N P H O T O G R A P H Y

RSVP Top to bottom: Fiona Stone and Conan O’Brien; guests dining with the star.

Fresh FACED

Top to bottom: Goop by Juice Beauty at Cos Bar; Gwyneth Paltrow.

Gwyneth Paltrow came to Cos Bar on Coast Village Road to introduce her new organic skin-care line, GOOP BY JUICE BEAUTY . Guests snapped pics, sipped champagne, and slathered on product samples for some good, clean fun.

From far left: Susan Neuman, Betsy Turner, Diane MacFarlane, Holly

Rock ON

Murphy, and Anne Towbes; Bob Bryant; Alan Parsons; James and Patricia Selbert; Salud Carbajal and guests.

The Bacara Resort & Spa hosted the 30th annual Amethyst Ball—a rock and roll meets black-tie fund-raiser for the COUNCIL ON ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE (CADA). The evening featured The Alan Parsons Live Project performing cosmic rock musical hits such as “Eye in the Sky” that got guests up and dancing. The silent and live auctions raised $300,000 for CADA’s 23 treatment programs. P H O T O G R A P H S : I S A A C H E R N A N D E Z S A N TA B A R B A R A


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Girl’s BEST FRIEND On a warm spring evening, at Prima Luce guests gathered to toast jeweler DANIEL GIBBINGS and his new partnership with FOREVERMARK , which marries his bold designs with the diamond company’s sustainable sourcing values. Girls and guys alike ogled stunning rings and raw diamonds for a peek at this new collection, which is a permanent fixture at Gibbings’ Coast Village Road shop. P H O T O G R A P H S : JESS DALENE WEBER Clockwise from top left: Rings; Daniel Gibbings, Maika Monroe, and Setenay Ozdemir; Daniel Gibbings, Setenay Ozdemir, and Kevin J. Lane; Healey Young and Jennifer Zacharias; Michael Haber, Kai Linz, Tammy Hughes, and Nora and Michael Hurley; Ginger Salazar and Hollye Jacobs; Kendall Conrad, Paula Stussy, and Pat Kelley.

DREAM ON

This year, the DREAM FOUNDATION held its sixth annual Flower Empower Luncheon at the historic Bates Ranch House overlooking Rincon Point. The yearly event raises funds and acknowledges the volunteers, sponsors, and growers who make possible the Flower Empower program that delivers bouquets to hospitals, hospices, cancer centers, and personal residences. The 200-plus guests enjoyed food by Rincon Catering along with a silent auction and raffle that included a freshwater pearl-on-leather necklace designed and created by the organization’s donor relations manager, Jackie Waddill. P H O T O G R A P H S : K E L L Y S W E D A A N D

RSVP Clockwise from left: The Rincon Luau; Pete and Jillian Muller; Seth and Monica Epstein with Holly and Ryan Malmsten.

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Aloha RINCON

Clockwise from top left: Robyn Bartling

Along with legendary pro surfer Shaun Tomson, the SURF HAPPENS FOUNDATION hosted its first annual Rincon Luau to raise more than $60,000 to help local underprivileged children obtain access to free surf and environmental programs. Upon arrival, guests were whisked away to a colorful evening under the moonlight on Rincon Point. Live music, traditional Hawaiian food, and Polynesian dancers were the special attractions that topped off the night’s festivities. P H O T O G R A P H S : E R I C R O L A N D P H O T O G R A P H Y / J U L I A G A R C I A A N D B R A N D E N A R O YA N

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SANTA BARBARA CHANNELKEEPER hosted its

annual Blue Water Ball at the rotunda at Deckers’ LEED-certified headquarters. The fete—which featured food, wine, music, and auction items including water adventures and a private retreat in Costa Rica—raised more than $150,000, benefitting the Channelkeeper’s work toward protecting, restoring, and preserving Santa Barbara’s watersheds.

PHOTOGRAPHS: JULIA THOMPSON

Clockwise from top right: David and Valerie Powdrell, Cherie Topper, and Holly Sherwin; Shaun and Carla Tomson with Das Williams; Casey Alper, Chris Malloy, and Holly Alper; Laura Moreno and Jenna Driscoll.

Kid POWER

THE UNITED BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

recently brought drivers of all ages and skill level to complete a series of challenges in Southern California for its third annual Rally 4 Kids fundraiser. The event kicked off with a sunset cocktail party Friday evening at a Montecito estate. The following Saturday, drivers revved their engines and embarked on the 100-mile drive filled with scavenger hunts, local trivia, and a road rally. It was a successful weekend, raising more than $300,000 for Boys and Girls Clubs and its programs. P H O T O G R A P H S : P H O T O S B Y P R I S C I L L A

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Top to bottom: The Firestone family; Dr. Dennis Phelps, Lisa Phelps, and Eric Davison; the fashion show.

Mother’s LOVE

In honor of Mother’s Day, VISITING NURSE AND HOSPICE CARE (VNHC) hosted its 15th annual Mother’s Day

Luncheon. Taking place at the Coral Casino, VNHC honored two mothers, celebrating their lives and their contributions to the Santa Barbara community. Modeling gorgeous looks from the local boutique K.frank, volunteers and staffers participated in a fashion show for the 400 guests. This year’s event raised more than $250,000, directly benefiting VNHC and its work toward providing compassionate care for all.

Clockwise from top left: Misty Millward and Michael Hammer; Diana Starr Langley and Monte Wilson; Pat Nesbitt and Kristi Newton.


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La Dolce Vita

The La Cumbre Country Club hosted GARDEN STREET ACADEMY ’s annual gala. Guests enjoyed

a sit-down dinner while listening to live music by The Goldfingers. Along with a special performance by Opera Santa Barbara, partygoers danced to the beat of DJ Daz while others tried their luck at the casino tables. The fete raised $40,000 to benefit school tuition assistance. PHOTOGRAPHS: MONIE DEWITT

School SPIRIT

Left to right: Dante Sigismondi with Brooke and Louis Dene; Daniel and Beth Kuttner with Sean and Kerri McHugh; Jeff and Christina Omdahl with Kristen and Samuel Smith.

Left to right: Sam Maphis, Nikki Greene, and Andrew Wooden; Kim Busch, Debbie Bettencourt, Kay Robinson, and Ginger Salazar; Rich Schuette and

An Evening in White

Trudi Timm-Schuette with Diane and Wells Hughes.

Guests gathered at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club for a Hamptons-inspired evening for MARYMOUNT OF SANTA BARBARA . As the sun set, white-clad partygoers dined at elegant tables garnished with hydrangeas and white linens. All together, the event raised more than $450,000 to support the school and its students. PHOTOGRAPHS: PHOTOS BY PRISCILLA

Ahoy Crane!

Left to right: The nautical-themed

sail for the school’s gala and auction at the Coral Casino. During a dinner catered by the Four Seasons Resort Biltmore, whales swam in the distance, highlighting the nautical feel of the evening. Auctions featured items such as a fivenight trip in Paris with two days of cooking classes at Le Cordon Bleu. The budget goal was met again thanks to the generosity of the attendees, and the money raised goes toward the school and its students. P H O T O G R A P H S : T E R E S A P I E T S C H

Mike Sheldon.

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CRANE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL parents set

George Hagerman with Nancy and

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Casino Royale

The Coral Casino was transformed into a James Bond fantasy for ALL SAINTS-BY-THE-SEA PARISH SCHOOL ’s annual spring gala. Parents, teachers, and friends were transported into a glamorous evening with Vesper martinis, delicious food, gambling, and dancing. A James Bondinspired dinner was served during the auction. All proceeds benefit All Saints’ scholarship program, maintenance projects, enrichment, and more. P H O T O G R A P H S : M I S H A N WA R N A K U L A S U R I YA

Left to right: Ali Azarvan, Zoe and Graham Guess, and Tom Adams; Jill and James Vaccaro; Belle Cohen and Jennifer Forouzandeh.

Glitz & Glam

LAGUNA BLANCA SCHOOL ’s spring benefit, An

Evening of Glamour, Dancing & Vice, raised more that $600,000, which will go toward supporting the school’s student programs, curriculum, scholarships, and campus renovations.

PHOTOGRAPHS: BRAD ELLIOT

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11 AM to 1:30 PM – VineyArd tour, tAsting & luncheon at Tablas Creek Vineyard & Winery on the heralded West Side of Paso Robles, hosted by Tablas Creek Partner/GM Jason Haas. The Luncheon will be presented by renowned Chef Laurent Grangien of Bistro Laurent in Paso Robles - $75.00 or 11 AM to 1:30 PM – PAso roBles BordeAux VArietAl syMPosiuM & luncheon at Daou Vineyards & Winery, hosted by visionary owner Daniel Daou, from the 212 acre Daou Estate, overlooking Paso Robles Wine Country from 2200 feet above the valley floor - $75.00 6 PM – dinner At heArst cAstle in San Simeon, beginning with a Champagne Reception featuring Roederer Estate Brut, followed by Five Dinner Courses, created by Renowned Chefs, Christophe Emé & Laurent Quenioux, as well as assisted and presented by the Wine Classic’s Stellar Family of Chefs, including Santa Barbara-Area Chefs James Sly, Michael Hutchings & James Saio, matched with fine Dinner wines from Heralded Wine Classic Vintners - $1250.00 Fund-A-Need Auction to benefit the Hearst Preservation Foundation and the Friends of Hearst Castle Foundation that sustain the irreplaceable, historic Hearst Castle artifacts

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