A Los Angeles couple stages a relaxed yet elegant cocktail party at a chic hotel in the desert.

A couple hosts an autumn wedding in Palm Spring.

A Los Angeles couple stages a relaxed yet elegant cocktail party at a chic hotel in the desert.

Kristina wore a strapless silk gown by Alix & Kelly. "I went to the Alix & Kelly studio in L.A. to try on dresses and found out that they'd just opened their business the day before," says Kristina. "I'd been searching for a 30s-inspired bias-cut gown, and this silk dress was absolutely perfect." Brock wore a Z Zegna suit and Paul Smith tie.