Fashionista Frenzy: Westfield Topanga goes global with Fashion's Night Out

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An evening of food, fashion and fun.

BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Westfield Topanga is the top spot in the 818 for  Fashion's Night Out on September 10, joining Los Angeles ("over the hill"),  New York City and other national and international cities for this one evening affair that … [Read more...]

A scrumptious dessert for your lips from the Lipstik Factory

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BY KAREN YOUNG Lip gloss is one of those things I buy for fun.  But after unwrapping the packaging,  I end up disappointed because it's either too sticky, it doesn’t stay put, the flavor is dicey or the color isn’t quite right. All that … [Read more...]

New! dtox Day Spa: A Ventura Boulevard Stay-cation

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BY KAREN YOUNG How often have you said that you need a getaway but can’t take the time or spend the money? Feeling stressed, you might go for a massage at any one of the quick fix cookie cutter facilities that seem to pop up on every other block. … [Read more...]

Cocktails, Frocks, Music celebrating Mad Men tonight at Playclothes

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Celebrate Mad Men with a Photo: Carole Rosner

BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Mad Men fans —  put on your 60s finest and  get ready to "Frock n' Roll" at Vintage Playclothes tonight, Thursday July 22! In honor of the Mad Men season premiere this Sunday, Vintage Playclothes in Burbank will be … [Read more...]

Miche: The convertible handbag at Two Tomatoes

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One bag-50 looks.

BY KAREN YOUNG The Miche handbag  is  one of those "why didn't I think of that" inventions.  It's the  purse  with change, real change — meaning it's convertible.  I nearly flipped when I walked into Two Tomatoes in Sherman Oaks' Moorpark … [Read more...]

So You Think You Can Dance choreographers' Nappytabs in Noho

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So You Think You Can Dance choreographers, Napoleon and Tabitha D’umo, recently opened their flagship store in North Hollywood's arts district. Photo: Wikipedia

BY PAULA HUMERICK You take Pilates, or yoga, or cardio barre, and may have even braved a dance class. Alas, you’re still wearing dreary yoga pants and an uninspired tank top as you run to your next destination. You pray that no fashion police … [Read more...]

Fashion Forward Eye Candy (Jewelry, that is)

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Necklace with an optical lens for magnifying.

BY  RACHEL SULPRIZIO A blurry price tag and Oprah, an odd combination, but for Studio City’s Tari Saltman, it was a source of inspiration. “On New Year’s Eve (2008), I started thinking about what I wanted to do next,” Saltman says. “My … [Read more...]

Vinita’s Beauty and Threading Studio brings an ancient art into the mainstream

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BY CHERYL BECKER LEFF I was first exposed to ‘Threading’ about 15 years ago when living in Florida. After many years of facial waxing, I had recently begun to break out in a rash after my waxing treatments. That’s when I met my salon’s new … [Read more...]

Shop Roni B for affordable fashionista style

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Roni B. Photos: Sarah K. Toh.

BY SARAH K. TOHL As Winter is coming to an end and Spring is just around the corner, many of us may be wondering where to find the latest trends at an affordable price. The answer: Roni B. Located on Ventura Boulevard, in Sherman Oaks, owner Ronit … [Read more...]

Blush Boutique makes an affordable, stylish mark (and great for gift giving) in Encino and Calabasas

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BY SARAH K. TOHL With the holiday season here, it is often a struggle  to find the ideal gift at an affordable price.  Whether it is for a mother, sister, daughter, niece, or friend, Sherry Thomas-Blaka’s “Blush Boutique” may have just the … [Read more...]