The Cashmere Tastemaker

By Hillary Latos For Isabelle Cajfinger, life has always been surrounded by style and beauty. Her brother was the designer and creator of the trendsetting brand Paule Ka, and her stylish mother taught her the gift of elegance. Naturally her curiosity as a designer has brought her to every corner of the globe from being…

Keeping Up with Nancy Spielberg

By Hillary Latos As the youngest sister of director Steven Spielberg and screenwriter Ann Spielberg film making and philanthropy clearly runs in the gene pool. Originally hailing from Camden, NJ this close knit family moved out to Arizona as children, which is where they got their start in the industry. Resident caught up with this…

Actress and Animal Advocate

By Isaiah Negron With a notable international acting career that spans two decades and a highly anticipated memoir due out this year, blonde beauty Leesa Rowland has come a long way since her days growing up on her family’s Texas cattle ranch. Leesa knew from a young age that she belonged on the big screen.…

Fragrant Fashion

By Isaiah Negron Fashion queen and entrepreneur Josie Natori has created an empire beyond even what she set out to accomplish, crossing continents, navigating various careers and surmounting countless obstacles to create her global brand, Natori. Founded in 1977 and one of today’s most recognizable fashion brands, each of the Natori collections – Josie Natori,…

THE RESIDENT ALIEN

By George Wayne The first time I ever visited Los Angeles, California in 1992, I stayed at the Chateau Marmont and met the artist Ed Ruscha by the hotel’s iconic pool. On my latest visit to L.A. a few weeks ago, I thought of that moment of meeting the fabled artist who is as synonymous…