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Since debuting four years ago, Netflix’s Selling Sunset—an addictive reality show chronicling the professional and social lives of a gaggle of statuesque Los Angeles realtors and their bosses, diminutive identical twin brothers Brett and Jason Oppenheim—has produced 7 seasons in rapid succession. That means that the program has had to maintain a kind of hysterical acceleration when it comes to property drama and aesthetics.

In years previous, cast members like Mary Fitzgerald, a sweet saleswoman who became a mother as a teenager, and Chrishell Stause, a knockout beauty-turned-tragic heroine in Season 3 when her soap opera actor ex-husband dumped her via text message, would lead clients around winsome, Sherman Oaks 4-bedroom homes priced at around $3 million. Expensive, but cute!

In accordance with the balmy weather and their chi-chi clientele, the all-female cast of realtors always dressed upscale-professional for showings and open houses: daytime cocktail dresses, sky-high heels, and perfectly blown-out hair. The looks were very “done,” and very Los Angeles, but there was a modesty to the proceedings.

Those days are long gone. A new mansion tax implemented in L.A. in April, which is discussed often on Season 7 of Sunset, coupled with a steep slowdown in luxury home sales following the feverish market surge during the pandemic, has left the well-heeled brokers and their clients scrambling to knock spectacular deals out of the park, fast.

As such, for the realtors, any and all prim summer dresses have been left in the closet in favor of outfits that could only be described as dystopian dominatrix armor.

In order to make their commissions, these real estate professionals-slash-TV-stars have transformed themselves into unforgettable walking advertisements as intimidating as the ultramodern architecture they’re selling.

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Above, the adorable Chelsea Lazkani celebrates her first $10 million listing with an outfit that would

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LOS ANGELESThe fabulous photos have arrived. The videos are being shared on social media. LA Fashion Week, which took place in October, has come and gone. However, Art Hearts Fashion, celebrating its tenth anniversary, deserves a closer look.

One could describe the Art Hearts Fashion shows in March and October as the Oscars of the runway in Los Angeles. The company was founded by designer Erik Rosette, who also has his own line called Mister Triple X.

To commemorate this milestone of ten years of shows, industry icon For The Stars Fashion House made a comeback. The four nights of runway shows took place at The Majestic in downtown LA. Several winners from Project Runway participated in the event, while bi-coastal designer Richie Rich joined from New York. In its early days, Paris Hilton graced the runway for this incredibly fun line. This year, the team welcomed designer Nizie, who is new to America and is rebuilding her brand after leaving war-torn Ukraine.

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Next up is fashion week in early 2045. The Art Hearts Fashion shows are scheduled to take place from March 21st to March 24th, 2024.

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At first glance, Maison Lune, an art gallery in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles, looks exactly like a home. Yes, there are paintings and ceramics on display, but there’s also a bed, a full kitchen, a bathtub. And sometimes you can hear the tumble of laundry.

That’s because it is a home.

In early 2022, when Sandrine Abessera and Lubov Azria moved in, they immediately felt it was a space that needed to be shared.

“We thought it would be very selfish of us to live and exist in such a beautiful space without opening it up to people — artists, innovators, all types,” said Ms. Azria, 55, the former chief creative officer for BCBG Max Azria.

It was also about rethinking the typical art-viewing experience — a departure from the white-cube art gallery, said Ms. Abessera, 45, an artist and designer. “We were drawn to this idea of being an art gallery,” she said, but one “where you can sit and it’s not just a blank box.”

The point, she continued, is “to really experience these works, while having the feeling of being in a home and —”

Completing her sentence, Ms. Azria said, “To really live it.”

Every three months, a new collection of works is exhibited in the three-story home and gallery, a charcoal-colored building that sits next to one of the neighborhood’s canals. The most recent show, which was on display in the airy interior through July 20, featured works by Wes Aderhold, a New York-based painter. The gallery’s first show, which opened earlier this year, was a group exhibit curated by Gaia Jacquet-Matisse, Henri Matisse’s great-great-granddaughter.

But nearly every element in the space is also curated, including the houseplants, linens, rugs, vases, sofas and chairs — not just what’s hanging on the

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Adam Sandler has proven to be a true icon in Hollywood for many years, captivating audiences with his wit, charm, and unique sense of humour. However, his impact has extended far beyond just the realm of acting. One thing that often goes unnoticed is that Adam Sandler is also a fashion icon in his own right. Here are the best Adam Sandler outfits that showcase his fashion prowess.

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Best Adam Sandler outfits. Photo: Todd Owyoung, Hollywood To You, Raymond Hall
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Adam Sandler is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, producer, singer, and musician. As far as his fashion is concerned, Adam doesn’t follow trends or play it safe with his wardrobe choices but rather takes risks and embraces his unique style. Some may even say that his fashion sense is quirky or off-beat, but it’s undeniable that he always looks effortlessly cool and stylish.

12 best Adam Sandler outfits

If you have always admired Adam Sandler’s fashion sense and want to emulate his style, here are some tips on how to dress like Adam Sandler, whether you are heading out for a casual lunch or hitting the red carpet.

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1. Pink and blue feathered shirt with red shorts

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Adam Sandler is seen on April 22, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Hollywood To You
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Adam Sandler’s fashion choice of wearing pink has certainly stirred up the conversation among fans and critics alike. Some are raving about how bold and daring this choice is, while others think it is simply a fashion faux pas.

Regardless, it’s undeniable that he looks comfortable and confident in them. The pink hue stands out against his usual preference for muted tones, making his pink pants even more

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LOS ANGELES-CA-APRIL 7, 2023: Truth portals, where visitors can tell a story and/or receive one, at the new 'Witness' art exhibit at WACO Theater Center in Los Angeles on April 7, 2023. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times)

Truth portals, (where visitors can tell a story and/or receive one) created by Genel Ambrose featuring imagery by photographer and film director Deun Ivory, at the “Witness” art exhibit at WACO Theater Center in Los Angeles on April 7. (Christina House/Los Angeles Times)

Last month, WACO Theater Center in North Hollywood debuted “Witness,” a multimedia exhibition centering the perspectives of L.A.-based Black women and nonbinary artists. On view through May 27, the collection was curated by WACO’s co-founder Tina Knowles Lawson and Genel Ambrose, founder of the cultural programming incubator Good Mirrors. The 14 featured artists explore themes of family, community and identity in works that feel celebratory, honest and uninhibited.

“Black women are underrepresented,” said Knowles Lawson, an avid collector of African American art. “It just seems to be tougher for them to get started and to get their work out there. So, this was a labor of love, really.”

A series of four tapestries on a yellow wall.

Artist April Bey’s tapestry is part of the “Witness” art exhibit at WACO Theater Center in Los Angeles. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times)

That uphill battle can be so daunting that one of the show’s artists had a hard time even imagining such an opportunity could be real. Filmmaker Amber J. Phillips, whose 2021 short film “Abundance” is on display in the exhibition, said she was in such disbelief when WACO’s director of communications and strategy, Nijeul X, reached out to her that she disregarded his introductory email and continued to make the pot of butter beans she had been preparing.

She wasn’t readily convinced the curators would be genuinely interested in providing a platform for her work, which unapologetically comments on white supremacy and its impact on her life as a self-identified “dark-skinned, fat Black girl from the Midwest.” Ultimately, she was

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meet an artist mondayMary Lai’s work is known around the world for its radiant palettes and messages of tireless optimism. Her paintings, murals, digital works, installations, and most recently AR-enhanced sculpture have lit up global cities from New York to Miami, Dallas, Seoul and more—including L.A., where this week she opens an ambitious yearlong project as the W Los Angeles—West Beverly Hills artist in residence. The prismatic energy of her indelible style was developed prior to her visual art journey, in her career as an accessories designer which included an award-winning namesake handbag collection. The W Los Angeles exhibition draws on Lai’s eclectic experience in fashion, installation, and material experimentation to create an atmospheric experience across the building’s public spaces. Titled Unlock Your Dreams, the project blends playful nostalgia and inspirational fantasy, while examining and celebrating the power of inclusivity, as Lai speaks to the beauty of following one’s own path.

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Mary Lai at the W Los Angeles — West Beverly Hills

L.A. WEEKLY: When did you first know you were an artist? 

MARY LAI: From a very young age I always loved to draw, make things, and identified as an artist, but it wasn’t until my senior year in high school where I created a portfolio that I realized, this is who I am and what I want to pursue for a living.


What is your short answer to people who ask what your work is about?

My work is ever-evolving with vibrant colors and a playfulness on the surface; however my hope is that my work has the substance to leave the viewer with a positive and lasting emotional connection.

Mary Lai

What would you be doing if you weren’t

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