the l.a. guide.

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i have a love/hate relationship with los angeles. it’s the place i grew up, so i love being near family and lots of good friends i have there. i love the warm evenings, and swimming in the ocean. there’s certain neighborhoods i’m especially drawn to, like silverlake, los feliz and venice. downtown is fascinating to me and i love that it’s had a resurgence... 
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day tripping: the piece collective.

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hi there — ana from fluxi on tour, doing a little day tripping with you again today. Wandering into the space of The Piece Collective on Abbott Kinney in Venice, feels like wandering into the perfect tiny, airy & bright beach cottage full of carefully curated gifts, clothes, jewelry, home decor & books. Opened just recently, The Piece Collective (website coming... 
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road trippin’.

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well, the time has come to hit the road — back to san francisco. but this time i have a co-pilot. the wunderkind ban.do boss herself, miss jen gotch will be riding shotgun as we wind our way up the coast, top down in my little blue bug. i’ve had such a good time in L.A. and look forward to coming back for more. i’ll be sharing some more favorite spots from... 
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l.a. thus far.

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despite the little heat wave los angeles is enjoying, my trip to southern california thus far has been nothing but fun! i enjoyed a pretty leisurely road trip down highway 101, stopping in san luis obispo for the night, and spent an afternoon by the sea at avila beach. the perfect road trip resting spot. before leaving i stopped into the adorable scout coffee (below) to fuel... 
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huset.

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Huset is a fun boutique based in venice, california (but available worldwide online). Huset, meaning “the house” in Swedish, Danish, and Norwegian specializes in homewares and accessories to help you live a modern scandinavian inspired life. With designers and artists like Ferm Living, Iittala, and Design House Stockholm all in one place, Huset offers “a thoughtful collection... 
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