around L.A. / the MIA project.


The MIA Project began in 2012 with a small but powerful badge given to makers and shop owners conducting the majority of their business in America — the badge to be proudly displayed on their websites, social medias and storefronts, attracting the intentional consumer. Founder Micha Thomas launched the online store with over 100 makers in the Spring of 2014 and... 
Read More »

it’s the big huge summer giveaway!


okay you guys, we’ve been working on this for a while now, but i’m super excited to invite you to join our BIG HUGE SUMMER GIVEAWAY! we’ve compiled a bunch of really great products to keep you cool this summer, and one happy winner is going to win them all! woohoo!! or should i say, cowabunga!?! we are very fortunate to have had all of these very fine folks... 
Read More »

wear this there: the palladian hotel seattle.


A landmark with an on-point upgrade — The Palladian Hotel is Seattle’s latest dose of good style. Your outfit should be no less eye-catching if your swooping in for a quickstay, so we took the liberty of putting together something perfect for an evening in the hotel overlooking the Puget Sound. Deep jewel tones, and classic design with modernized twists are the name... 
Read More »

around L.A. / apolis.


apolis : global citizen. this lifestyle brand created by brothers Shea and Raan Parton, seeks to harness the power of business to create social change. their collaborations with makers, designers and innovators across the globe has resulted in a fine collection of menswear, travel accessories and gifts which can be browsed at their flagship store in L.A.’s Arts District,... 
Read More »

wear this there: wrecking ball coffee.


image by leslie santarina. We don’t know what’s more of a draw, the perk-me-up cup of jo, or the Instagram-worthy wallpaper, but Wrecking Ball Coffee Roasters is high on our list of must-hit locations in San Francisco’s Marina District. The little sliver of heaven is the perfect place to test run that bunch outfit with a pre-breakfast latte, in this mustard... 
Read More »