Spiral Hoodie

LA-based label No Sesso—meaning “no sex / no gender” in Italian—exists at the crux of fashion, art, culture and design, while challenging the traditional notions of each. Founded by Pierre Davis, the brand’s signature pieces include hand-embroidery and made-to-order knits. This hoodie (one of their more conventional offerings), intended for all genders and identities, has been embroidered with a swirly No Sesso logo on the …

Ice Cold: A Hip-Hop Jewelry History

By Vikki Tobak (who has written for Paper, Vibe, i-D and more), Ice Cold: A Hip-Hop Jewelry History is a photo-heavy, historically comprehensive compendium of hip-hop jewelry over 40 years. Starting in the ’80s, the book features icons like Grandmaster Flash and Run DMC, and photographs by Lisa Leone and Jamel Shabazz. There’s information on specific pieces—like Radio Raheem’s rings in Do The Right Thing (which …

Drinking and Dining at the Enticing Venues within LA’s Thompson Hollywood Hotel

Three restaurants and two bars range from a Côte d'Azur-inspired rooftop eatery to a sprawling lobby lounge

Opened in August 2021, Thompson Hollywood hotel comprises 190 guest rooms, 16 suites (one of which we stayed in during Frieze Los Angeles), an open rooftop with a picturesque pool, and five distinct food and beverage outlets—all within a new 11-story, glass-and-steel building. London-based interior architecture studio Tara Bernerd & Partners designed the elegant midcentury-inspired rooms and bright, welcoming lobby, weaving comfort into sophistication and style. No detail was left …