The Agenda: St. Frank, Amy Meier, and Laun Los AngelesAuthor:Allison McCarthy
We love how each St. Frank boutique has its own personality—from the midcentury-inspired San Francisco flagship to the coastal chic East Hampton cottage. Now, Pacific Palisades boasts its own storefront inspired by adobe-style dwellings. The boldly patterned “Hacienda” of ethically sourced home goods from around the globe debuts the brand’s first tabletop collection and Gary Linden surfboard designs in St. Frank’s textile prints. If you’re still holiday shopping, we bet you’ll be able to check off a few more on your list after a visit to the new shop.
When: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Daily
Where: The Hacienda, 15259 Palisades Village Lane, Pacific Palisades
Speaking of gift shopping, here’s a good one for procrastinators. Minted—the beloved purveyor of independently designed stationery, wall art, and decor—has popped up on Fillmore Street in San Francisco for the season and is even open on Christmas Eve. Inside, you’ll find gifts and decor designed by Minted’s community of independent artists, including personalized aprons, reversible tree skirts, framed fine-art prints, and a Printshop where shoppers can create one-of-a-kind photo gifts on demand.
When: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday–Saturday; 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday
Where: 1919 Fillmore St., San Francisco
Interior designer Amy Meier is known for her travel-inspired work, which she decided to bring to life in her very own eponymous studio and boutique in the off-the-radar community of Rancho Santa Fe. The 650-square-foot outpost is filled with furniture, art, and home goods that are one-of-a-kind or exclusive collaborations—such as artist Carol Leskanic’s Constantin Brancusi-inspired, hand-gilded lamps. Meier has sourced many hard-to-find treasures from her adventures abroad, including sumac wax candles from Japan, and even launched an in-house collection of art deco-style tables and Italian-made bedside decanters.
When: By appointment
Where: 16921B Via De Santa Fe, Rancho Santa Fe
Los Angeles-based designers Rachel Bullock and Molly Purnell found inspiration for their indoor-outdoor furniture collection after a stay in Palm Springs, where the poolside decor left much to be desired. The pair—who named the collection as both a fun play on “lawn” furniture and after the laundry room that served as their original HQ—launched this past spring with the stainless steel DeMille dining chair and terrazzo Confetti table and matching planter. And just last month, they release the new Bacall dining chair, plus small and large sizes of Confetti.
When: Fall 2018 collection available now
If you’re staying in-state this holiday season, treat yourself to a mini vacation at the Rosewood CordeValle. The resort’s Golf & Spa Getaway package is available through the end of the year and is the perfect treat for couples looking for a little R&R. The package includes a $100 spa credit, a daily round of golf, continental breakfast for two, complimentary valet parking, and more. And if you choose to stay over the holiday, the resort is even hosting a four-course dinner at its award-winning restaurant, Il Vigneto, on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
When: Offer valid through Mon. 12/31
Where: 1 Cordevalle Club Dr., San Martin
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