Palm Springs Life Magazine November 2014

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ON THE COVER - Wrap blouse and organza skirt, both by Pauw, at Saks Fifth Avenue, Pam Desert. White gold and diamond bracelet by A. Link, and white gold and diamond necklace by Stefan Hafner, both at Frasca Jewelers, Palm Desert. Photography by Jiro Schneider. Photographed at Albert Frey's Frey House II, 1963-64. Collection of Palm Springs Art Museum, bequest of Albert Frey.


Blue Tie
Photography by Jiro Schneider.
A colorful take on cocktail attire breathes new life into classic eveningwear.

Maximum Minimalism
By Stewart Weiner. Photography by Daniel Chavkin, courtesy of Palm Springs Art Museum.
The Palm Springs Art Museum propels modernism to the forefront with its new Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion.

Shine a Light, Celebrate, Share
By Steven Biller. Photography by Enid Farber.
David Gonzalez's Crisalida Community Arts Project has begun mining the culture-rich stories of the eastern Coachella Valley.

Modern, Naturally
By Sidney Williams.
E. Stewart Williams defined Palm Springs architecture with elegant detailing and warm materials that connected indoors and out.

Home Is Where the Art Is
By Linda L. Meierhoffer. Photography by Daniel Chavkin.
Two Palm Springs entrepreneurs combine business savvy and a love of architecture to transform ho-hum houses into midcentury marvels.


Editor's Letter
By Julie Sinclair.
The season of giving has begun.

The Front
Edited by Ashley Breeding
- Cameo
From greeting Elvis at the Palm Springs airport to taking Communion with Bob Hope to co-penning Jewel's biggest hit single, Steve Poltz is a musician of many stories.
- Style
An upscale consignment boutique in Palm Desert is a dream setting for ladies who love high fashion.
- Shop
A unisex boutique in Palm Springs' Uptown Design District lends help to local teenagers in distress.
- Interview
The Purple Room's new executive chef talks food, brew, and supper club menus.

Home of the Month
Photography by George Gutenberg.
Modern lines and luxurious details define this La Quinta Hideaway estate.

Market Watch
By Vic Cooper and Mike McDonald.
Income-driven purchasing activity is weak, while market-driven sales fare well.

The Social Life
By Gloria Greer.
Parties, fundraisers, galas, and other social events.

By Sherryl Nova.


Charity Register & Social DateBook
Edited by Brittney Baird.
The essential guide to Coachella Valley charities and major fundraising events.

The Guide
Edited by Joan Page McKenna.
The official guidebook of the Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau. Everything you need to know about what's happening in the desert.