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Shop Like a Tastemaker with Raan and Lindsay Parton

Favorite picks from the co-owners of Alchemy Works


Background: Co-owners of Alchemy Works, with shops in L.A. and Newport Beach. Raan also co-founded the brand Apolis, maker of the popular Apolis market bag.

Current Project: Collaborators on Provisional Kitchen, Café & Mercantile at Pendry San Diego hotel in the Gaslamp.

Fashion Philosophy: Style means individuality, confidence, and creativity—a voice for your mood. Pair traditional items with found pieces for a unique look.

Personal Style: Simple and timeless—but with flair.

Their Favorite Things:

I wear this structural piece when I want to add something interesting but simple to my look for the day. 

Gabriela Artigas twin tusk bracelet, $320, Provisional at Pendry San Diego, 425 Fifth Avenue, Gaslamp

These are the perfect journals to take notes in for work or personal use. List-makers, this is for you!

Public Supply journal, $12, public-supply.com

We are always fighting over this in the morning! A great scent for both him and her.

Apolis cypress fig unisex fragrance, $98, apolisglobal.com

This New York line has versatile pieces, made globally, which transition easily between seasons (especially in San Diego!).

Cienne “Gillian” bomber jacket, $695, ciennenewyork.com

We both wear Angela Scott’s shoes. They are handmade in Portugal; the shapes and colors add a fun twist to an otherwise classic shape.

“Mr. Smith” striped oxford by The Office of Angela Scott, $475, theofficeofangelascott.com

I love grabbing this clutch when I’m headed out the door to dinner. We co-designed this bag with Clare; it was inspired by the striped floors in our Newport Beach store.

Clare V. x Alchemy Works stripe cutch, $215, alchemyworks.us

The clean and modern design of this bar cart fits in any home, and Chris Earl is one of our favorite interior designers right now.

Ebonized oak and copper bar cart, $1,650, Provisional at Pendry San Diego

One of our best-selling items in the shops, this is a great gift for anyone’s home. It is very heavy and adds a cool texture to your mantel. 

JFM brass match scratcher, $135, Provisional at Pendry San Diego and alchemyworks.us

The market bag is our daily go-to because you can use it at the grocery store, the beach, or around town. (And it holds up to 150 lbs!)

Apolis market bag, $58, Provisional at Pendry San Diego

This piece makes any home or workplace sparkle in just the right way.

Skultuna brass pot, $390, Provisional at Pendry San Diego

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