Put Some Spice in Your Style for September, National Hispanic Heritage Month
Organic Latin Herb Planter
Once used to ship tools from Chile, these little crates transform into a window sill-sized raised bed, perfect for growing Latin herbs in a sunny kitchen. From left: Mexican oregano, Cuban oregano, “Ring of Fire” Mexican pepper, Spanish white onion, cilantro, yerba buena (mint).
$235, The Potting Shed by Carlisle, 403 W. Chapman Ave., Orange, 714.468.5154 :: tpshomeandgarden.com
Cisco Home owner Cisco Pinedo’s story is rooted in humble beginnings. Born in rural central Mexico, he moved to Los Angeles at age 13. Cisco Home now boasts an 8,000-square-foot outpost in Costa Mesa, as well as six other locations. Each glass jug in this featured lamp is unique in size and shape, hand-blown and crafted in Los Angeles. Ideal for an entry way or over a dining table to add a casual elegance to your home. The lamp measures 13” x 16”.
$750, Cisco Home, SoCo Costa Mesa, 714.432.1630 :: ciscohome.net
Shoe designer and Orange County native George Esquivel has one of those American dream stories. A former truck driver, he opened up a made-to-order workshop in Buena Park. Now celebrities like Gwen Stefani, Taylor Swift and Kevin Costner clamor to pay up to $4,000 per pair for Esquivel’s handcrafted designs. Esquivel style equals one part craftsmanship, one part charisma and one part unimpeachable Southern California cool. Men’s “Davis” wingtip brogues in oil-rubbed gold.
$720-$840, A’maree’s, 2241 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach, 949.642.4423