Back To Nature: Taking Your Yoga Practice Outdoors at Victory Ranch, Utah

Nov. 26, 2014
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If you thought that yoga was bounded by four studio walls and a ceiling, think again; the great outdoors is beckoning your sun salutation. Whether from a grassy perch, mountain peak, or sunny deck, taking your practice outside can deepen and strengthen your entire yoga experience. So what’s the best part about transitioning to the […]… Read more


Five Formal Dining Rooms Fit For A Thanksgiving Spread

Nov. 25, 2014
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With Thanksgiving upon us, people all around the country will be gathering in their dining rooms to share food, drinks and gratitude with loved ones. To get you in the spirit, we take a look at our listing of homes to collect a few of the finest luxury dining rooms in Los Angeles. From the ornate centerpieces to the array of food, […]… Read more


LA’s Beach Cities: Why Many Pro Athletes Are Drawn To The South Bay

Nov. 25, 2014
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With its beachfront strip, gorgeous weather and low-key atmosphere, the beach cities have been attracting pro athletes since the 1980s. Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach have been the most popular spots in the South Bay. In an interview with the Los Angeles Times for their 30th Anniversary Issue of ‘Hot Property,’ Kofi Natei Nartey gave […]… Read more


The Sommelier Selection With The Agency’s Ben Belack: New Vs. Old World Wine Styles

Nov. 25, 2014
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What does that mean anyway?   Wait, isn’t there only one world?  Earth, right?  Sorry to disappoint you sci-fi fans, but we’re talking about wine here, people.  Let’s get started with the entry that inspired me to start this wine blog in the first place. Although the distinction between the Old and New Worlds is […]… Read more


What Happens When Your Husband Buys A House Without Telling You: The Wall Street Journal

Nov. 24, 2014
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Gift giving is an art form, especially when you add in the element of surprise and, say, a $4 million dollar contract. Such was the case for Motasem Khashoggi, a lawyer who wanted to surprise his wife for their 20th anniversary with a 17th-floor condo at The Carlyle Residences in Westwood. His story was one […]… Read more


Spotlight On 5700 Rhodes: The Value Of Historical Homes

Nov. 24, 2014
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From its tradition to its sentimental value to its craftsmanship, there are a multitude of reasons why one might want to live in a historical home.  These homes often have a special charm to them, which is interwoven with the property’s unique history.  Whether it’s a long line of celebrity owners, a bold and admired […]… Read more


Launching Watchville: The Time For a Luxury Watch App Is Now

Nov. 24, 2014
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First impressions often start with a firm shake of the hand, maybe a crisp suit and a nod of confidence. We know an exquisite time piece wrapped around your wrist can immediately set you apart as a distinguished gentleman. The perfect watch is a mark of distinction, a conversation starter and a trinket that can […]… Read more


The Agency Gives Charge To Battersea Power Station: A Global Relaunch for a London Powerhouse

Nov. 21, 2014
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Among Sir Giles Gilbert Scott’s most notable creations was the archetypal red telephone box that has become a part of an iconic London aesthetic. Also widely celebrated is his design of the Battersea Power Station poised dramatically on the banks of the Thames river. The grand deco building, steel framed with brick facade and tenacious […]… Read more


The Agency Top 10: Best Farmers Markets In L.A.

Nov. 21, 2014
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From fresh-baked bread to gourmet sauces and farm-fresh produce, farmers markets are a weekend must for many Angelenos. There are dozens scattered across the city, but a handful of them really stand out – here are 10 of our all-time favorites. 1. Original Farmers Market The Original Farmers Market on 3rd & Fairfax boasts more than […]… Read more


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