7:56 am

top shelf with into the gloss

25/03/2013, beauty, la

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Thoughts on creepy pink things, sallow times, biodynamism, and vats of oil with Into the Gloss – click through for my Top Shelf interview!

Categories: beauty, la
11:55 am

at anine bing’s silverlake studio

22/03/2013, biker jackets for life, details, la

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Yesterday morning I stopped by Swedish transplant Anine Bing‘s studio in Silverlake, something I’ve been meaning to do for so long now. Her designs are simple and casual but the details make everything feel special – slightly roided out zippers, a bare bones moccasin done in pony hair, tshirts with heathered stripes. Everything seemed like it would be such an obvious addition to my frantically running around LA during the day section of my closet. And that biker jacket! How was I without it for so long, I can’t even compute.

Categories: biker jackets for life, details, la
10:30 am

sleepwalking on st. patrick’s day

20/03/2013, california love, la

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(Iro Zayne dress, Barbara Bui bucket bag)

Shot these on Sunday after flying in from London in the afternoon. I dropped my bags off at my house, threw on this little Iro dress I got in Paris, and got the hell out of there before my bed started whispering everything alluring to me. Managed to make it through drinks and a dimly lit dinner before everything transitioned into slow motion and effective human interaction was no longer an option. But no jet lag! Score.

Iro is one of my favorite French brands, I visited their shop in Le Marais twice to make sure I had scoured it the right amount. And I feel like I’m 80 percent more Coachella ready because of it. The best non-boring everyday pieces, and yay now they’re finally opening a store in New York. If you’re wondering how difficult it was to force myself to choose the army green over the white, it was right around a level 9.

Categories: california love, la
10:02 pm

gray area

12/03/2013, alexander wang, california love, la, proenza schouler

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(Alexander Wang sweater, Love Leather perforated skirt, Proenza Schouler woven leather boots and PS11 bag)

Toes and torso out, neck and ankles in, zero repercussions. LA inspires transitional dressing in a way no other city could by never actually transitioning.

Categories: alexander wang, california love, la, proenza schouler
12:13 am

windward ave.

03/03/2013, beach life, california love, la

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photos by Colin Sokol

(JW Anderson for Topshop denim shirt, Theysken’s Theory denim shorts, Topshop boots)

Made out pretty huge at the new Topshop at The Grove, this shirt being the score I was most triumphant about. So clean and just nautical enough, I love how asexual it is buttoned all the way up. If only because it invites balancing that factor out with the tiniest shorts I own (saying a lot). Perfect for a winter day in Venice Beach.

Categories: beach life, california love, la