6 HOTELS THAT PROVE HOLLYWOOD REGENCY IS AMERICA’S OFFICIAL FIRST STYLE

Hollywood Regency hotels may not be as ubiquitous as Art Deco hotels or mountain lodges in the U.S., but what they lack for in numbers they make up for in their centrality to America’s DNA. Dig into the histories of America’s legendary Hollywood Regency hotels—The Greenbrier, The Grand Hotel Mackinac Island, to name a few—and you’ll find it’s not just opulent interiors that unite them, but robust histories populated by U.S. presidents, diplomats, billionaires, and, of course, Tinsel Towners. Does that make the Hollywood Regency hotel America’s official hotel style? Here, six getaways (and their page-turning stories) make a compelling case for it.

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WANDERLUST: THE SAN FRANCISCO FALL SHOW 2019

As we transition into fall and watch the leaves drop from the trees, we’re also getting ready for the annual The San Francisco Fall Show. A West Coast staple since 1981, the show will run from October 3rd to the 6th at San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center, with the Opening Night Preview Gala (deemed the highlight of the San Francisco Social Season) on October 2nd. Renowned designers and art enthusiasts alike will be gathering under one roof to celebrate and relish in the historic beauty of antiques. The show itself also functions as a fundraiser for Enterprise for Youth, a nonprofit that provides under-sourced San Francisco youth with career preparation and internship opportunities.

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THERE’S NO NEED TO SAY GOOD-BYE TO SUMMER WITH STRIPE VINTAGE MODERN’S GUIDE TO BEACH CHIC

A background in fashion meant Eric Cody and Arel Ramos were committed to treating their Miami gallery, Stripe Vintage Modern, like a sartorial collection. “Since we’re based in Miami, we wanted the gallery to reflect coastal living not in the nautical sense of navy stripes and turquoise accents, but rather in calming neutrals and rich materials that convey a casually elegant lifestyle,” says Cody. To do that, the duo coined the term “Beach Chic,” bringing definition to a look that ranges from “rustic to luxurious, organic to glamorous.”

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HOW THIS LAGUNA BEACH COLLECTOR SUCCESSFULLY MERGES THE WORLDS OF ART AND DESIGN

Back when Peter Blake was celebrating his promotion from server to general manager of iconic Laguna Beach eatery, Romeo Cucina, he found himself on a neighborhood stroll that would forever change the course of his career. A storefront—elevated from the sidewalk and possessing a sublime sculptural quality—caught Blake’s attention, striking him as the ideal spot for a gallery space.

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