Amber Valletta's Beautiful Life
Is there a gadget you can’t live without?
I prefer a gadget-free life, but when forced into a corner I guess it would be my iPhone.
What products are currently on your bathroom shelf?
Epicuren Discovery medicated acne cleanser, Jurlique sun lotion SPF 30+, La Roche-Posay SPF 50 and CosMedix Eye Believe
Do you have a signature scent?
Amber oil from Whole Foods Market and the David Yurman fragrance
When you travel, what is the one essential item you always take with you?
Who are your favorite designers?
John Galliano because he is an incredible designer who can do anything and Alber Elbaz for Lanvin because of his unique take on a modern chic woman
Which books are on your nightstand?
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
What are you listening to on your iPod these days?
Pearl Jam’s latest album, Backspacer
What’s your preferred method of transportation?
If someone gave you $10,000 how would you spend it?
I would donate the money to the Natural Resources Defense Council and Friendly House, which helps women recover from substance abuse
Where is your ideal vacation destination?
Any place with great natural beauty where I can be away from my phone and computer
What is your normal fitness routine?
I work out with a trainer three days a week doing cross training and yoga.
Where are your favorite spots to dine in Los Angeles?
Tacos Por Favor, Huckleberry Bakery and Café and Echigo Favorite places to shop?
Farmers’ markets and flea markets Fondest memory of LA?
Spending the afternoon with my family and our three dogs at the beach in Malibu. We saw tons of starfish and two whales. It was a beautiful day.
LA neighborhood of choice and why?
Rustic Canyon because of all the trees, architecture, ocean views and cozy nooks
Do you have a motto to live by?
Be here now.
Fashion shoot: December 2013 issue of Los Angeles Confidential magazine.