L.A.’s Buck Mason Bucks Trends and Gives Guys What they Really Want

Buck Mason’s Sasha Koehn and Erik Schnakenberg While ladies are quick to snatch up the latest and greatest trends, guys seem slower to adapt — think about it: most guys are only now getting acquainted with slim fit jeans — but when they find something that they love, they’re fans for life. L.A.-based brand Buck Mason knows that, which is why the guys behind it are sticking to their guns and giving guys exactly what they want: great clothes. But

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Theory+ Lands on Melrose

Theory+ on Melrose Avenue Helmut Lang has left the building. The minimalist fashion line has left its longtime digs on Melrose Avenue to move…up Melrose. But don’t fret, shoppers, because neighboring shop Theory has embraced the space and transformed it into a new spot for its sub-brand, Theory+. The first location on the West Coast, the Melrose Ave. Theory+ boutique is fully stocked with activewear and accessories for L.A.’s health-obsessed. Get familiar with the new Theory+, because it’s just the

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Apolis: Common Gallery Combines Global Citizens and L.A. Fashion

Apolis: Common Gallery Apolis founders and brothers Raan and Shea Parton Downtown Los Angeles has been on the brink — the culinary scene’s shifted from hole-in-the-wall ramen restaurants to becoming a hotbed for culinary experimentation, streetwear labels that have thrived in the area are now rubbing elbows with fashion heavy hitters and the Silverlake crowd is expanding beyond their borders to explore the heart of the city. One more thing that Downtown can brag about is the opening of the

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We Go Inside L.A.’s New Bonobos Guideshop (Plus a Special Offer for Our Readers!)

Inside Bonobos’ New L.A. Guideshop Guys, the wait is over. We’ve teased you with the opening of L.A.’s very first Bonobos Guideshop, but starting today you can head over to La Brea to get a taste of the brand’s new concept shop for yourself. The Los Angeles Guideshop, which brings the world of Bonobos’ e-commerce into a click-and-mortar shop, gives you access to the brand’s entire inventory, including cult-favorite chinos, shorts, shirting and swimwear and a taste of the its

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Classic Menswear Details Return to the Oscars Red Carpet

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie arrive at the 2014 Academy Awards The Academy Awards are about celebrating the best in film, but what most viewers take away from the show — and the bevy of pre- and post-shows — is who wore what, who looked great and who missed the mark. And while most of the attention is turned to the ladies’ floor-sweeping gowns, the awards ceremony is an opportunity for Hollywood’s leading men to flex their sartorial know-how. This

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Monday Muse: Retro Glam Inspires Rachel Zoe Fall 2016

Rachel Zoe Fall 2016 When a celebrity €” or in this case, a celebrity stylist €” starts a fashion brand, they’re usually met with claims of self-indulgence. Well, Rachel Zoe couldn’t escape her share of those criticisms, but for fall 2016, she ran with it. Instead of creating a collection inspired by an artist, a musician or a specific muse, she decided to take a look in her own closet and, we presume, the mirror and craft a collection that

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Schott NYC Opens its First West Coast Location at the Americana at Brand

Schott NYC at the Americana at Brand The Left Coast is racking up its American heritage brands. With Shinola setting up shop in Silverlake, guys have a place to shop for US-made bikes and more, but with the opening of Schott NYC in Glendale, guys (and girls!) with a proclivity for a different kind of bike have a new place to stock up on leather wear that’s got a whole lot of history. The Schott NYC location at the Americana

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Outfit Inspiration: Jamie Chung’s Varsity Jacket

Jamie Chung Just because an outerwear piece isn’t full length doesn’t mean it can’t be eye-catching. In L.A., especially, a huge coat might be overkill, even during the fall. But this season, instead of reaching for a peacoat or your favorite leather piece, why not lighten up with something a little less bulky but still gets high marks in the style department. Actress Jamie Chung stepped out in a chic green varsity jacket that’s perfect for fall when combined with

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Tune into L.A. Nail Guru Madeline Poole’s New Online Radio Show, MPR

Jen Brill and Madeline Poole You might not think to turn on the radio when you’re looking for beauty inspiration, but nail artist Madeline Poole is about to change that. Put down your phones and ignore your Instagram feed for just a few minutes tomorrow, because Poole, along with co-host Paloma Elsesser will be a regular fixture on Know-Wave Radio with their new show MPR. The tongue-in-cheek title of the show might be enough to sway us away from This

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Sugarfina Might be Expanding to San Francisco

Sugarfina If Instagram is to be believed, Los Angeles-based Sugarfina is expanding up north. The sweet shop’s founders, Rosie O’Neill and Josh Resnick, commened on the image sharing social media network that this upcoming spring in San Francisco would be sweet, perhaps confirming rumors that the store would head up to the city. This comes after the brand’s holiday pop-up shop in Orange County at luxury shopping destination South Coast Plaza. Adding fuel to the rumors is Marmalade, a boutique on Union Street

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