Over 100 years ago “nature boys” and TB sufferers came to Southern California seeking its healthful sun. We hear how the region’s curative powers birthed experimental architecture and a massive “wellness” industry. And 25 years after Kurt Cobain’s death, we explore his unlikely impact on fashion.
Sun Seekers in SoCal; Kurt Cobain’s fashion legacy
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From 'Sun Seekers' to the Wellness industry, how SoCal birthed a global trend
In the late 19th century and early twentieth century, “nature boys” -- bearded, vegetarian men, typically from Germany -- and many people suffering from tuberculosis made...
17 min, 32 sec