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African-American Style Icons

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In honor of Black History Month, we've decided to put together a comprehensive list of some of the most influential African-American Style Icons of past and present. We'd love to hear your comments about who you think has most influenced style and design.


1. RUN DMC
Musicians are known for setting trends, but RUN DMC's influence on fashion was colossal and their incredible personal style coupled with their music, continues to not only influence new generations, but remains relevant today. Joseph "Run" Simmons, Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels and Jason "Jam Master Jay" Mizell all grew up in Queens and were instrumental in the early days of hip-hop culture and fashion.



2. DIANA ROSS
Diana Ross has always exuded an easy, yet regal style, beauty and grace. An influencer of fashion and especially music, Ross has inspired many prominent artists including Michael Jackson, The Pointer Sisters and Beyonce. With 20 number one singles on the Billboard charts a…

Valentine's Day Ideas

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Los Angeles and Orange County are great places to be for Valentine's Day! We've researched the most romantic places to see and experience on February 14th and we came up with a curated list of the best!

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Eat. Drink Shakespeare at Americano BistroEnjoy a glass of sparkling rose champagne, as well as a series of five courses, from appetizer to dessert, created by Chef Juan Pablo Torre, as you're entertained Shakespearean style.
Reservations Required: 213-620-0781
923 East 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 900137:30pm-9:00pm





Photo by T Hoffarth

Valentines Tea and Tunes at the Banning Museum
The Banning Museum will host its annual Valentine's afternoon tea with sandwiches and sweets served with antique tea sets, live music and house tours. The Banning Museum is a 23-room 1864 Greek Revival residence of Phineas Banning.401 East M Street, Wilmington, CA 90744
February 9, 2013 from 1:00-3:00pm




Photo by Damian Gadal

Ventura County Wine TourThe wineries of the Ventura County Winery Asso…