West Hollywood Magazine Takes a Look at WeHo’s Fashion, Art and Design

Kim Gingras (Photo by Cassandra Plavoukos)
Dancer Kim Gingras in the air above Sunset Boulevard (Photo by Cassandra Plavoukos)

The Winter issue of West Hollywood Magazine is out.

The quarterly publication, which launched with a Fall issue in September, focuses on the Creative City’s design, architecture, fashion, art and style and the people behind it. its goal is to complement WEHOville.com’s coverage of the city’s news and current events.

Martin Gantman (Photo by Samantha West)
Martin Gantman (Photo by Samantha West)

Among the stories in the Winter issue, all focused on West Hollywood, are a look at the city’s Googie architecture and its reason for being by Gus Heully, a history of the city’s evolution as a design center by Gregory Firlotte and a profile of artist Martin Gantman by Henry Scott. Lina Lecaro examines the Eastside’s evolution from grim to glittery and calls out the best place in Southern California to buy French wine. The designers at Chimera share the inspiration for their design of the condo of Michelle Nelson and Bettina Terramani in a story by Juliette Mutzke-Felipelli. Another story explains the allure of Room 32 of the Alta-Cienega Motel. Photographer Cassandra Plavoukos captures eight local dancers as they soar above the sky on Sunset Boulevard. And photographer Ian Morrison follows two lovers on a steamy journey on The Strip.

The magazine can be found online and is distributed door-to-door in neighbors in and adjacent to West Hollywood, at various salons and spas and doctor’s offices and at hotels such as the Sunset Tower, the Andaz and the Mondrian. It also is available at over 100 newsstands and grocery stores on the westside of Los Angeles.