Desert Rendezvous

No kids. No traffic. No problem. We dash off to Palm Springs and bring along some chic springtime fashions to savor in the sun.


White crochet dress, $75, Diane’s Beachwear, Calabasas; Pamela Love Lateres choker, $600, Kin, Beverly Glen Center; straw floppy hat, $130, Magpi, Studio City.

Orange bikini top, $81, bottom, $58, both at Diane’s Beachwear; sunglasses, $38, Free People, Westfield Topanga.


Afternoon delight  

Mr Turk swim trunks, $168,; hat, $28, M Fredric, Studio City; Ray-Ban sunglasses, $150, Optical Connection, Studio City and the Beverly Glen Center.  


Easy pieces 

Trina Turk dress, $268, Bloomingdale’s, Westfield Fashion Square; handbag, $900, Calleen Cordero, Studio City; Trina Turk bracelet, $95, and headscarf, $108, both available at


Time Out

Blue denim Joe’s Jeans, $174, and hat, $28, both at M Fredric, Studio City; Calvin Klein V-neck T, $32, Macy’s, Westfield Fashion Square; Ray-Ban sunglasses, $150, Optical Connection, Studio City and Beverly Glen Center.

Couples Retreat 

Trina Turk pants, $278,; chiffon blouse, $42, American Apparel, North Hollywood and Studio City; Chanel sunglasses, $390, Optical Connection, Studio City and Beverly Glen Center; earrings, $48, Free People, Westfield Topanga; gold fringe necklace, $82, and Kooba bag, $200, both available at Doubletake, Hermosa Beach. 


Casual Elegance 

On her: Paisley dress, $130, Magpi; turquoise bead and gold pendant necklace, $88, M Fredric; leather and stone cuff bracelet, $260, Calleen Cordero. On him: Navy pants, $160, Kin, Beverly Glen Center; T-shirt, $32, American Apparel, Studio City and North Hollywood.


Special thanks to Colony Palms Hotel for hosting us.