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When in LA: Winter 2020/21

December 17, 2020

Lifestyle and Los Angeles are one and the same; see Collect’s sampling of life under the Californian sun starting with a relaxing moment with the celebrated swans on the lush grounds of Hotel Bel-Air.

Swan Lake Hotel Bel-Air

The Swan Lake at Hotel Bel-Air

The Swan Lake at Hotel Bel-Air is the home of three beautiful white swans which float serenely amongst tropical greenery. Over 483 specimens of trees and more than 4,000 plants surround paths that weave through the hotel grounds for an incredible oasis.

Hotel Bel-Air
701 Stone Canyon Road,
Los Angeles,
CA 90077
T. +1 310 472 1211

Culinary talent at Hotel Bel-Air

Hotel Bel-Air welcomes Michael Treanor as executive chef overseeing the entire culinary operation of the iconic property, including Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air and the Bar & Lounge. Formerly executive chef at the Montage Beverly Hills and sous chef at The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead, executive chef Treanor brings his unique sensibilities, notably to the celebrated Californian cuisine at Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air.

Hotel Bel-Air,
701 Stone Canyon Road,
Los Angeles, CA 90077,
+1 310 909 1644

Hotel Bel-Air Wolfgang Puck Restaurant

Collective Constellation

A gathering of rising stars, ‘Collective Constellation: Selections from The Eileen Harris Norton Collection’ at Art + Practice draws from art collector and A+P co-founder Eileen Harris Norton’s collection, showcasing artworks by women of color. Pictured above is Carpal Tunneller (2013), a work by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, British painter known for her portrayal of fictitious, mostly black, personas.

3401 W. 43rd Place
Los Angeles, CA 90008

An extra special staycation

Hotel Bel-Air is determined to spoil its guests with ‘extra’ special offers to enrich one’s stay – without ever leaving hotel grounds or one’s room or suite, if desired. Experiences include: a bespoke picnic basket from Wolfgang Puck; a California market-inspired four-course tasting menu for in-room or private patio dining; a create-your-own-cocktail trolley with necessary ingredients for mixing the hotel’s signature drink, Pepino’s Revenge; outdoor yoga practice, including a 60-minute Vinyasa flow session with a certified instructor on the hotel property or private patio; a luxurious in-room bubble bath complete with aromatic bath salts and sea sponge; and a selection of spa packages including invigorating aromatherapy treatments.

Hotel Bel-Air,
701 Stone Canyon Road,
Los Angeles, CA 90077,
T. +1 310 472 1211, for information

Purple Chaos Necklace and Ring

The Chaos Collection

Referring to the ‘chaotic’ layout of the stones, Asprey’s collection celebrates nonconformity and the beauty of the irregular. Pictured above, the Purple Chaos ring and Purple Chaos necklace in Amethyst and Kunzite.

The Beverly Hills Hotel,
9641 Sunset Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Linus bike

Inspired by The Beverly Hills Hotel, the special edition Linus bike takes the pink and green banana leaf wallpaper into new style dimensions for perusing LA’s open spaces.

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Poodle in car at red carpet

Dog days at The Beverly Hills Hotel

Once again, fine art photographer Gray Malin teams up with The Beverly Hills Hotel. His subjects this time around? None other than man’s most lovable companion: dogs. Captured on the iconic grounds of the hotel, this photographic series portrays a furry fantasy world of over twenty different dog breeds in vintage cars, designer accessories, and tailor-made costumes at notable locations throughout the legendary property.

The Beverly Hills Hotel
9641 Sunset Boulevard,
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
T. +1 310 276 2251,, @graymalin

The Broad

John Baldessari, Mike Kelley, Barbara Kruger and Ed Ruscha are the four Los Angeles artists featured in The Broad’s fifth anniversary exhibition, a free exhibition, called ‘Desire, Knowledge and Hope (with Smog)’.

The Broad
221 S Grand Ave,

Los Angeles, CA 90012

View of bungalow gardens pink building with palm trees

Bungalow 9: Charlie Chaplin

The Beverly Hills Hotel’s bungalows are steeped in history as legendary hideaways for Hollywood royalty. The completion of a comprehensive restoration of its 21 bungalows is sealed with the last and latest, celebrating the world’s most famous silent screen star. Combining classic design with character pieces and movie palace architecture, the two-bedroom bungalow includes Chaplin-themed services and amenities. A film buff’s pure fantasy.

The Beverly Hills Hotel
9641 Sunset Boulevard,
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
T. +1 310 276 2251

© Yaffa Assouline for Collect magazine N°27

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