Beverly Hills

My Handpicked Destinations for

Welcome to the world capital of fabulous everyone! Whenever I dart down to LA from Santa Barbara, I always have a grand time in Beverly Hills and am thrilled to divulge all of my favorite luxuries, from the best shopping to not-to-be-missed dinner dates. And don’t forget—we want to hear from you! Drop us a note in the comments with your own recommendations and experiences of all things 90210.


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The Peninsula Beverly Hills
9882 S Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 551-2888


My home-away-from-home in LA, the Peninsula is a grand luxury hotel with all of the service and amenities a woman entrepreneur could possibly need. And I always love working from one of their rooftop cabanas by the pool!


The Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
300 S Doheny Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 273-2222


You can’t go wrong with a stay at the Four Seasons, and this glamorous urban oasis on Doheny Drive boasts the most amazing views—and each suite features sprawling balconies to enjoy them from.


Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills
9500 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 275-5200


Also a Four Seasons Hotel, the iconic Beverly Wilshire has been a celebrity mainstay since 1928! It’s steps from Rodeo Drive, and features a Michelin-starred restaurant and a beautiful world class spa.


Hotel Bel-Air
701 Stone Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90077(310) 472-1211

Escape from the city bustle at the luxurious Hotel Bel-Air. Nestled in 12 acres of landscaped gardens, this award-winning hotel is just right for a romantic getaway.


Beverly Hills Hotel
9641 Sunset Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 276-2251


One of the most iconic destinations in Beverly Hills, this classic hotel known as “the Pink Palace” exudes old Hollywood glamour. Everyone should stay here at least once—or stop by the famous Polo Lounge to see what it’s all about!


9291 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 278-3344


There’s something ultra-sophisticated about L’Ermitage, where everything is oversized and no indulgence is too much. A rooftop pool with views of the Hollywood sign doesn’t hurt either.


Mr. C Beverly Hills
1224 Beverwil Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90035
(310) 277-2800


Mr. C has perfected California-chic with airy white rooms outfitted with chesterfield sofas and photographs of old Hollywood stars. Meanwhile in the glorious marble lobby below, the scene is always lively and stylish.


The Beverly Hilton

The sprawling Beverly Hilton is known for hosting fabulous red carpet events, including the Golden Globes which happens every year in the hotel’s ballroom. Gorgeous indoor-outdoor spaces, a great spa, and suites with panoramic views make it a lovely place to unwind.


Chateau Marmont
8221 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 656-1010


The Chateau remains one of the most exclusive spots to see-and-be-seen in Tinsel Town, and there’s no chance of that changing anytime soon. The sixty-three plush suites and bungalows all have an elegant, homey feel, transporting you far from the Sunset Boulevard bustle.


Sunset Tower Hotel
8358 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 654-7100


Looking for that vintage Hollywood vibe? This landmark art-deco high rise on the Sunset Strip will take you there in luxury. Plus, it’s home to one of my favorite bars and features amazing views.


The Ivy
113 N Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 274-8303


The Ivy is known around the world thanks to its star-studded scene. The airy, whimsical restaurant is a fab place to go for lunch or brunch while shopping on Robertson Boulevard.


176 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 385-0880


Wolfgang Puck’s flagship restaurant Spago is absolutely legendary. It has more awards than any other restaurant in LA, and has come to represent the best in California cuisine.


The Polo Lounge
9641 Sunset Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 887-2777


Whether it’s a power breakfast, lunch, or after-work drinks, the Polo Lounge in the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel is a classic Hollywood meeting spot. And the Sunday jazz brunch is always a blast!


8700 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 859-9859


The groundbreaking concept from James Beard Award-winning Chef Suzanne Goin, this ever-chic wine bar and small plates restaurant is a must for foodies visiting LA.


Sushi Park
8539 Sunset Blvd #20, West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 652-0523


This very unassuming little restaurant is a true foodie treasure! The Omasake (chef’s choice dinner) is spectacular, with course after course of authentic, fresh sushi.


22706 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265
(310) 317-9140


Nobu is probably my favorite brand in sushi, and the Malibu location is uniquely fabulous, with ocean views from every seat. The beautifully designed space features floor-to-ceiling windows that open out onto a sprawling deck, with plush couches available for more of a lounge experience day or night. 


8897 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 859-4903


I love this old-school Italian restaurant, with its classy, comfortable vibe and fantastic Tuscan food. Plus, it’s not rare to spot an A-lister or two in this low-key entertainment industry haunt.


8764 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 432-2000


Delicious Italian cuisine, an elegant, yet relaxed atmosphere, and central West Hollywood location make Cecconi’s a celeb favorite—not to mention the many award season parties held here every year!


Mastro’s Beverly Hills
246 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 888-8782


This classic steakhouse is always a luxurious option for dinner in Beverly Hills, plus the live entertainment adds a celebratory vibe to any evening.


8826 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 276-1900


Created by the long-time manager of legendary Hollywood hotspot Dan Tana’s, Craig’s instantly became a star-studded dining destination, known for its delicious, contemporary comfort food and swanky, celeb-friendly vibe.


Mr. Chow
344 N Camden Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 278-9911


After more than three decades in business, Mr. Chow remains one of the chicest tables in town, with its grand, stylish interior, award-winning Chinese cuisine, and devoted celebrity following.


235 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 271-9910


If you’re talking about the most important restaurants in the LA food scene, you’re mentioning Thomas Keller’s Bouchon. Keller is the only American Chef to earn simultaneous Michelin star ratings, and yes the food here is pretty delicious.


The Cheese Store of Beverly Hills
419 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 278-2855


This has got to be one of the best cheese stores in California, with a fantastic wine selection and friendly experts to help you select the perfect pairing.


Chris McMillan the Salon
8944 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(310) 285-0088


In fourteen years this award-winning salon has earned a solid reputation as one of the best luxury salons in LA. Love the beautiful, homey space and fabulous high-end products.


Andy LeCompte Salon​
616 N Almont Dr, West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 273-4100


This super stylish salon from one of LA’s most famous hairdressers has been named the city’s “most appointment-worthy and celeb-heavy beauty spot” by Not bad!


Mèche Salon
8820 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(310) 278-8930


Two of LA’s best-known hairdressers teamed up to open this chic 300-square foot space that boasts clients like Gwyneth Paltrow, Emma Stone, Cameron Diaz, and the Kardashian sisters.


Shani Darden

Esthetician Shani Darden’s results-oriented approach to skincare is trusted by clients like Jessica Alba and Rosie Huntington Whitely. She is your best bet for facials in LA.


Tomoko Spa​
141 S. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills CA 90212
(310) 205-7300


This beautiful Japanese spa has the best massage treatments, all designed to combine technique and soul for deep healing power.


Jaunt Beauty Co.

For mani-pedis at your next event, look no further than the Jaunt Beauty Co. mobile nail lounge, a chic pop-up experience created by sought-after celebrity manicurist Ashlie Johnson.


Julie Morgan Make-Up

Celebrity make-up artist Julie Morgan is my go-to in LA, and counts Giada De Laurentiis, Ricki Lake and Bryce Dallas Howard among her many loyal and happy clients.


Spa by La Prairie at The Beverly Hills Hotel​
9641 Sunset Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 276-2251


This five star luxury spa by Swiss skincare brand La Prairie offers over 40 different remedies to help you relax, rejuvenate, and treat yourself.


Spa at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills ​
300 S Doheny Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 273-2222


Love the beautiful spa at the Four Seasons Los Angeles and that you can enjoy the amazing service outdoors in a private poolside cabana.


Spa at the Peninsula Beverly Hills​
9882 S Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 551-2888


The Peninsula’s intimate, tranquil spa is a hidden gem tucked behind the hotel’s rooftop gardens. Enjoy panoramic views and a top-of-the-line fitness center that even offers one-on-one yoga and pilates classes.


Spa by La Prairie at Hotel Bel-Air ​
701 Stone Canyon Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90077
(310) 472-1211


A true retreat nestled on 12 acres of gardens, this elegant spa by La Prairie has been awarded Five Stars from Forbes, and the menu addresses every beauty and relaxation need you could possibly have.


Chateau Marmont
8221 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 656-1010


To have drinks out on the patio at the Chateau is to be in the center of one of the most star-studded scenes in Hollywood. You can’t beat it.


The Polo Lounge
9641 Sunset Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 887-2777


The bright and colorful Polo Lounge in the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel is always a fun place to meet for signature cocktails, especially if you want to be outside.


The Tower Bar
8358 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
(323) 848-6677


Tower Bar is legendary and yet it’s kind of a hidden gem. Cozy and intimate with fabulous service, it’s one of my absolute favorite places for a drink in the world.


Wally’s Wines
2107 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 475-0606


I can always count on this upscale gourmet store to find just the right wine and cheese to bring to a party, or out to a concert at the Hollywood Bowl.


Mastro’s Penthouse
246 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 888-8782


The lounge at Mastro’s Penthouse is totally fabulous. Enjoy gorgeous views and a sophisticated vibe along with cocktails and a delicious menu served till 1am.


The Blvd at the Regent Beverly Wilshire
9500 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 275-5200


The best place to go after a day of shopping on Rodeo Drive, this chic and luxurious lounge inside the iconic Beverly Wilshire hotel has a fab bar menu.


Windows Lounge at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
300 S Doheny Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 273-2222


This chic lounge boasts an extended outdoor patio full of plush sofas and armchairs. Plus, on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays you’ll find live music to unwind to.


Soho House
9200 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 432-9200


The LA outpost of elite members-only Soho House is grand, glamorous, and a hotbed for creative entrepreneurs, celebrities and business leaders. Become a member or find a friend who is to enjoy a drink here.


The Club Bar at the Peninsula
9882 S Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212(310) 551-2888

The timeless, traditional feel of the Club Bar at the Peninsula will always be elegant. It’s the perfect place to settle into a deep leather chair by the fire and enjoy a glass of wine.


The Getty Center
1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049

Sitting atop a hill in Malibu, the Getty Center is one of the most beautiful places in Los Angeles, featuring stunning architecture, well-manicured gardens, and spectacular views of the city below. Inside, J. Paul Getty’s collection of pre-20th century European art gives you a look into the past.


5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

LACMA is one of LA’s most iconic locales, with its unmistakable light pole installation serving as the backdrop for oh so many instagrams. Inside, this forward-thinking museum houses a collection of art as diverse as the city itself, plus has consistently produced some of the most buzz-worthy exhibits in town.


Hollywood Bowl
2301 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068
(844) 854-1450


There is something so dreamy about a summer night at the Hollywood Bowl. It’s always fabulous to round up a few friends, get a box near the orchestra, and bring a great picnic complete with wine and cheese.


A Drive Down PCH
California State Route 1

Have your iconic California moment and take a drive down one of the most famous highways in America. Bonus points for a convertible and an Hermès scarf.


The Broad Museum
221 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
(310) 278-3344


LA’s newest modern art museum opened with a bang last year as part of Downtown’s on-going renaissance. It’s a fun collection that includes many of the late 20th century’s greatest hits from Jeff Koons to Keith Harring to Andy Warhol, plus exciting young contemporary artists like Kara Walker and Takashi Murakami.


The Beaches of Malibu

Without a doubt, Malibu has the most tranquil and beautiful beaches in the LA area, plus plenty of places for a sunset cocktail.


Melrose Place
Between Melrose Avenue & La Cienega, West Hollywood 90069

Tucked away from bustling Melrose Avenue, this adorable tree-lined street is simply the height of chic in LA right now. You’ll find boutiques from the coolest names in luxury—Isabel Marant, Chloe, The Row, Bottega Veneta—plus the first brick-and-mortar from my favorite online beauty edit, Violet Grey, and fab foodie treasures like Alfred Coffee and Compartés Chocolate.


Rodeo Drive
Between Sunset Boulevard & Beverwill Drive, Beverly Hills 90210

Rodeo Drive is legendary, with several glamorous blocks housing one major luxury brand after another. My favorite stops? Gucci, Roberto Cavalli, Hermès, and Jimmy Choo.


8214 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 655-1960


Most stylists would agree—Decades is one of the best high-end vintage shops in the world, carrying an incredible selection of pre-2000 red carpet looks, as well as collectible neo-vintage from all the brands you’d find on Rodeo.


Elyse Walker Pacific Palisades
15306 Antioch St, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
(310) 230-8882


As one of the first boutiques on the scene to embrace the high-low mix, super stylist and entrepreneur Elyse Walker’s eponymous shop leads the way in California luxury.


Neiman Marcus
9700 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 550-5900


Neiman’s is essential and this Beverly Hills location is absolutely beautiful, with excellent customer service and welcoming hospitality (champagne while you shop, anyone?).


Saks Fifth Avenue
9600 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 275-4211


I can always count on Saks Fifth Avenue to be well stocked with beautiful clothes, shoes, and accessories from all of my favorite luxury designers.


Barney’s New York
9570 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 276-4400


It’s hard not to find something cool at Barney’s, where the haute selection leans hip and sophisticated with brands like Phillip Lim, Comme des Garçons, and Aquazzurra. Plus this gorgeous multi-level store is always buzzing with celebs.


400 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 623-1619


Intermix is known for always stocking the most of-the-moment must-haves from designers like Stella McCartney, Proenza Schouler, Rag & Bone, and Giuseppe Zanotti, and styling them in an unexpected way.


Alice & Olivia
410 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 341-2870


When it comes to classic feminine looks, Alice & Olivia is one of my go-to labels. I love their flattering dresses which always have a cool twist.


Lily et Cie
9044 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(310) 724-5757


This 30-year-old landmark shop carries the most exquisite vintage gowns, suits and dresses from iconic designers like Hermès and Yves Saint Laurent.


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