Roderick Reed:  Laguna Beach Interior Designer
Jul29

Roderick Reed: Laguna Beach Interior Designer

By Carisa Carlton Touching, feeling, sensing every hue, every sound, every fragrance, Laguna Beach’s interior designer, Roderick Reed is unlike any other traditional designer.   Penetrating the psyche of his clients, Reed creates designs around inhabitants’ unique personalities and life experiences.  Reed prides himself on creating transcending palettes and individualistic embellishments for inimitable homes instead of having a...

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Hot to Watch: Dan Delaney
Jun27

Hot to Watch: Dan Delaney

Hot to Watch is sponsored by Vogue Salon, the most fashionable place to have your hair styled in Laguna Beach. Supported by his bass playing father, Dan Delaney began playing jazz on the piano when he was only 9 years old. Delaney was so inspired as a youngster that he attended the Berklee College of Music in 1975 before he even finished high school. During his steady 35 years of writing, playing, and teaching, Delaney managed to...

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Hot to Watch: Brad Goldston
Jun11

Hot to Watch: Brad Goldston

Marketing and sales guru Brad Goldston is a long-time Orange County resident, who made giving back to the community his full-time gig. As a vice president of event planning agency Expo 4 Life, Goldston and his team bring unique and high-end fundraising events to Southern California, such as food and wine tastings, health and wellness expos, as well as the known annual Gala and Fashion Show Benefit. “Each event we host, gives back to...

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Hot to Watch: Robin Strickler
Jun04

Hot to Watch: Robin Strickler

Hot to Watch is sponsored by the elegant Vogue Salon in Laguna Beach and Newport Beach, where beautiful hair is their passion. Design Works head interior designer Robin Strickler grew up with a sense of perfection, direction and creativity. She says, as a little girl, she had to make sure every doll she owned made a fashion statement, and she’d constantly tell her mother which pair of shoes to wear. Today it is her full-time job to...

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Hot to Watch: Al Salehi
May29

Hot to Watch: Al Salehi

By Carisa Carlton Hot to Watch is sponsored by the posh, European salon on Pacific Coast Highway. Visit Vogue Salon today. Al Salehi, Laguna Beach native, was voted most likely to be famous by his Laguna Beach High School classmates in 1997. While in High School, he started Arguers Anonymous, he was  LBHS Brush & Palette’s editor-in-chief for 4 years, and Jack Kemp endorsed him as the youngest person to run for school board....

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Hot to Watch: Seandra Case
May22

Hot to Watch: Seandra Case

Hot to Watch is sponsored by Laguna Beach’s most fashionable hair salon, Vogue Salon. A career in fashion was predestined for the Orange County based entrepreneur, Seandra Case. After all, her first full sentence was “I love those shoes!” Today her goal is to help other women find the pieces they adore, as well as be successful entrepreneurs on the side themselves. To turn that vision into reality, Case teamed up with her best...

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Hot to Watch: Lori Gladstone
May14

Hot to Watch: Lori Gladstone

This article is sponsored by Vogue Salon, Laguna Beach. It’s getting haute on the West Coast partly due to the launch of Gladstone L&C, a premiere styling and shopping service helmed by NYC bred stylist, Lori Gladstone, who is now operating in Laguna Beach. Gladstone provides style makeovers, personal shopping, and gift assistance with New York sleek and west coast flair.  Gladstone focuses on creating functional wardrobes for...

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Hot to Watch: Baruch Kaufman
May08

Hot to Watch: Baruch Kaufman

By Carisa Carlton Hot to Watch is sponsored by Vogue Salon in Laguna Beach. Baruch Kaufman is a Laguna Beach resident, jewelry designer, an up-and-coming independent film producer, a new father, and he is a passionate intellectual deeply committed to progress. Kaufman manages Gem Mountain Studios retail jewelry stores, a family owned business located next to The Cliff restaurant overlooking the sea in Laguna Beach and in Beverly Hills...

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Hot to Watch: Trapdoor Social
Apr15

Hot to Watch: Trapdoor Social

By Carisa Carlton Definitely the hottest new Southern California band to watch, Trapdoor Social is making waves with emotive, alternative pop music and new fashioned adorableness. Trapdoor Social was formed by musicians Merritt Graves and Skylar Funk. Graves is a persistent day-trading introvert unsatisfied with the status quo; Funk is a gregarious, inquisitive, not-afraid-to-cry artist driven by love.  Their combined dynamic...

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Hot to Watch: Kate Buckley
Apr02

Hot to Watch: Kate Buckley

By Carisa Carlton This article is sponsored by  Vogue Salon who caters to the super stylish men and women who demand European quality cuts, color, and hair styling. Kate Buckley is a poet, painter, equestrian, interviewer, and not least of all a motivated young lady making waves in Laguna Beach as the president of LagunaBeach.com. Buckley also serves as Executive Vice President of CCIN, where she co-launched PalmSprings.com. She is a...

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