studio tour / carly kuhn.

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you may know illustrator/artist carly kuhn for her playful penmanship on @thecartorialist but did you know that she also has a keen eye for design beyond the notebook? we got very at home with carly in her DTLA studio to see what her daily work uniform might look like (messy beach waves and a chic canadian tuxedo), and how she creates her beautiful works of art (barefoot,... 
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wear this there: laudurée los angeles.

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if you follow our wear this there column often enough you might notice two things: 1. we live in l.a., and 2. we love paris — but what happens when the two cities fuse? laudurée recently opened its pretty pastel doors at the grove in beverly hills and we couldn’t be more thrilled. with easter this sunday its interiors and abundance of chocolate seems more than appropriate... 
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wear this there: ostrich farm.

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we’re hesitant to give up one of our favorite neighborhood spots in fear of larger brunch waits, but we don’t want you to miss out on the sweet experience that is ostrich farm. one of echo park’s biggest perks, this teeny restaurant is a must-hit while you’re on the east side of L.A. with its abundant breakfast bowls or delicious candle lit dinners,... 
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wear this there: ysabel.

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there’s something so twinkly about a night out in hollywood — even when you live just across town. ysabel is the spot to find yourself for a very refined cocktail, and a dish to die over. the indoor/outdoor feel of the place is perfectly edited in the decor department, just the tiniest nod to the eclectic. we suggest you try and get the seat closest to the patio’s... 
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best of: modern beach vibes.

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surf’s up, via wanderlust. when i moved to los angeles, i knew i wanted my new home to have kind of a modern beach vibe (very much inspired by my recent trip to tulum, mexico and coqui coqui). even though i’m all the way over here on the east side, it’s still warm and sunny and we angelenos spend a lot more time living outside, especially in the evenings... 
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