From the beaches to the casting offices, there's an emphasis on beauty here in Southern California. But beauty is many things to many people. Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis, judging a model search, finds himself surrounded by it. Drag performer Coco touches it up before taking the stage at Dragstrip 66 in Silver Lake. And High-fashion models wait to display it on a catwalk at a private Guy Laroche show.
Beach-goers are silhouetted against a truck's headlight in Newport Beach. Nearby, a surfer wades through molten gold.