A pair of sisters-turned-musical partners who draw inspiration from David Bowie and Kate Bush. A painter set on modernizing the iconic “reclining nude” pose for twenty-first century women. An emerging actress whose television character transformed into an overnight cult sensation. Welcome to Los Angeles.

Day in the life: augusta dayton

The filmmaker and artist takes us through a day in sun-drenched LA 


It Goes On: A Conversation with L.A. Artist Fay Ray

Ella Viscardi, co-founder (with Helen Shaper) of Matter of Hand, visits Fay Ray’s studio to discuss L.A.’s influence on her practice and her fascination with femininity.

L.A. Talent Portfolio

Meet 14 L.A.-based women whose directing, acting, and songwriting talents are lighting up the West Coast. Shot by Grace Pickering.

Chelsea Lopez

This rising star, who started acting at age seven, has a busy year onscreen ahead

Lola Rose Thompson

“I’m inspired by women and their bodies, flowers and plants, and sometimes, Harry Potter.”

Desperate Los Angeles

Meet the woman behind Desperate, one of L.A.’s most refreshing boutiques, known for stocking little-known labels and independent female designers

Brianna Falcone

The musician discusses California choosing her, making art during oppressive political moments, and her debut EP

Louise Parker

Louise Parker shares a preview of her photographs, which offer a diaristic look into the fashion world, to be published in her forthcoming first book

A Lesson in Fearlessness

Catching up with former Mariinsky Ballet dancer Keenan Kampa


Sarah Hay

Dancer and actress Sarah Hay discusses her star turn on the STARZ series Flesh and Bone

Shannon Purser

We may all be Barb, but there’s only one Shannon Purser

Tara Violet Niami

“My fears, my dreams, the things I can't put into words, I realize into my work.”

Paula Goldstein

The founder and adventurer beyond the digital travelogue Voyage D'etudes reveals how she got her start—and the most memorable place she’s visited thus far