The Collective Affair's List of Favorite Media Sites
Fashion, food, and travel make our world go round and staying up to date with the latest is important to us. Below you will find the media sites that we find ourselves checking time and time again to keep us up to speed on the endless amount of things going on in LA, the current fashion scene, the best new restaurants, and much more.
Founded by Gwen Lane in 2014, The LA Girl is the perfect balance of lifestyle tips and guide to food, drinks, and events around LA. With articles ranging from ‘Our Favorite French Restaurants in Los Angeles’ to ‘9 Instagram Worthy Walls in Los Angeles: DTLA Edition’ you’re sure to find a new restaurant for date night or tips to up your social media game, and you’ll definitely fall in love with LA over and over again.
If you want to be ahead of the curve in the art, fashion, music, and parties in Los Angeles, then bookmark Flaunt.com now. You can also buy issues of the magazine which are published six times a year and are filled with endless amounts of inspiration to get those creative juices flowing. The satirical fashion and culture magazine was founded in 1998 and is wholly independent.
We love Hello Giggles because it’s a positive online community that is all about female empowerment. If you’re looking for things to talk about around the water cooler at work then stop by the site to catch up on the very latest in beauty, fashion, lifestyle, female empowerment, culture, relationships, friendship, careers, and pop culture. Also, if you’ve got something on your mind, they welcome and publish reader contributions.
Boss Ladies is a community of, well, boss ladies. As entrepreneurs ourselves, we stop by their site often because it is full of posts about inspiring women which in turn inspires us. They also hold events around LA which are great to surround yourself with other like-minded women, as entrepreneurs we know we are always looking to bounce ideas off other people. The brilliant Boss Ladies puts together monthly work sessions so that you can work with other business owners one day a week for a month.
If you are a creative artist, then LA Pulse is for you. They have got their ear to the ground when it comes to music, events, culture, and style. We really enjoy their ‘#LunchWithLainny’ series which highlights upcoming brands and entrepreneurs in Los Angeles while featuring the best happy hours in LA. A win-win!
Working in the fashion and design industry for nearly two decades has served founder, Rachel Zoe, very well. She became a household name in 2008 with her reality show, ‘The Rachel Zoe Project’,and with two published books, it’s obvious that Rachel Zoe has a lot to share. Whether you want to stay current on fashion trends or just check out what Prince Harry is up to, The Zoe Report has something for everyone.
We think that we can all agree that we LOVE food, and we are so lucky to live in a city with some of the world’s very best restaurants, and new ones popping up all the time. Got a date? An important dinner meeting? Just want some brunch? Head over to Infatuation LA, type in what you’re looking for, and boom, restaurant guides and reviews that are not only entertaining and useful.
We love a good list, and even better if it’s about food. The Eater LA is full of lists that we want to print out and check off every single thing they recommend. Some examples of these lists are ‘The 38 Essential Los Angeles Restaurants, Summer 2017’ and ‘26 of the Best LA Breakfast Restaurants by Neighborhood, Fall 2017’. They are also full of great info about all of your favorite restaurants in LA.
Every week We Like LA let’s us know what is happening in our great city. In LA there are so many things to do, people to meet, places to see, food to eat, and this site let’s you know what’s happening around the city for the entire week and let’s us know 10 fun things to do that day. If you’re ever feeling like there is nothing to do, stop by We Like LA, and you’ll soon see that you’ll never be bored again.
Stop by The LA Socialites to find out all the happenings and eats and eateries, and for those of you that like to get outside, they have a special section for exploring the great outdoors. And if you’re ever at a loss for what to do for girl’s night out or date night, they have you covered. We enjoy stopping by their Instagram often as they curate some of the best food pictures that always leave us drooling.
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