Posts tagged "Palm Springs"
Hot off the Runway

Hot off the Runway

2017-2018 Hot off the Runway By Chris Astrala   From Seventies inspired athletic silhouettes to eclectic patterns and unexpected motifs, the runways came to life in a sea of invigorating men’s fashion trends. A wild animal print jacket here and a sleek velour tracksuit there; looks were political, whimsical, and oft times personal.   Shades...
Big Bear Romp Promises a Romping Good Time

Big Bear Romp Promises a Romping Good Time

Big Bear Romp Promises a Romping Good Time   Big Bear ROMP returns for its third anniversary to Big Bear, CA and with it bringing playful fun to new heights as SoCal’s biggest, beariest summer escape.   Drawing hundreds of guys from the west coast and beyond, this weekend gathering provides a unique opportunity to...
The Art of Living Well

The Art of Living Well

The Art of Living Well By Dann Foley   This month at The Standard we are celebrating a summer of Arts & Entertainment. Frankly, I could not have chosen a better editorial theme for the month myself!   It is like a gift to me because I love entertaining! Summer entertaining is really one of my...
Throw a Sizzling Summer Cocktail Party

Throw a Sizzling Summer Cocktail Party

Throw a Sizzling Summer Cocktail Party Raise your glasses high – cocktail parties are the toast of this summer’s entertaining. Don’t know where to start? Think barware, which is nearly as hot as the rising temperatures. That’s why we turned to designer Julie Robbins from Replacements, Ltd., the world’s largest retailer of vintage and current...
LGBT Travel Has Really Evolved!

LGBT Travel Has Really Evolved!

LGBT Travel Has Really Evolved! By Leigh Gernert   There was a time when if two men checked into a hotel with only one bed, the front desk personnel would heave an audible gasp and say, “I’m so very sorry for our error, but we booked you into a room with only one bed –...
AIDS Assistance Program / Food Samaritans The Legacy Continues

AIDS Assistance Program / Food Samaritans The Legacy Continues

AIDS Assistance Program / Food Samaritans The Legacy Continues   26 years ago, Jeannette Rockefeller, Gloria Greene and Joanna Jakway had a vision; a vision of a community where people suffering the ravages of HIV/AIDS would never go hungry, and from this selfless objective created an organization that speaks to the needs of those with limited...
Where Can I Get It?

Where Can I Get It?

Where Can I Get It? By Dann Foley   As a professional designer with more than 30 years of experience in my own firm, I can honestly say that one of the most asked questions I get is, “Where can I get it?” In a world of homogenized retail and internet searches it seems as...
Chef Stuart O’Keeffe

Chef Stuart O’Keeffe

Chef Stuart O’Keeffe, Heating Things up in the Kitchen By Chris Astrala   Chef Stuart O’Keeffe is heating things up in the kitchen with his new cookbook that shows you how to make some great meals using the number 6 as his inspiration. The handsome Irish import; set to appear at the Food & Wine...
The Dinah 2017

The Dinah 2017

Building Community and Breaking Barriers The Dinah 2017 By Mona Elyafi   Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend (aka The Dinah) continues to make its presence felt across our country and around the world by raising the visibility of women in all facets of life, from artists, to comics, to filmmakers, to athletes and beyond.  ...
ModMansions

ModMansions

ModMansions   Have you been dreaming of indulging in a luxury retreat where you can simply and totally unwind? Have you been searching for a vacation rental where there’s no skimping on extras or amenities? Have you been struggling to find a Palm Springs vacation home that is really a home?   If so, then...
Modernism Visionaries

Modernism Visionaries

Modernism Visionaries   Albert Frey Albert Frey belonged to a generation that believed in a political role for modern architecture, that of social liberation through machine-made, egalitarian and affordable designs. His chosen materials were aluminum, glass, cables and, eventually, the very boulders and sands of the desert where he settled. In a career that spanned...
The 2017 Steve Chase Awards Gala

The 2017 Steve Chase Awards Gala

We’re So Excited! The 2017 Steve Chase Awards Gala.   Over 1,500 D.A.P. supporters will walk the red carpet at the Palm Springs Convention Center when they attend the 2017 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Gala benefitting Desert AIDS Project on February 11.   For 23 years, the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards gala has raised millions...