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... 
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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... 
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around l.a. / lotus on echo park lake.


echo park lake is one of my favorite spots to visit. complete with a wide walking trail, playground, cafe and paddle boat rentals, you can easily spend the entire day enjoying the water and taking in the view of downtown los angeles. and to top it off, it’s lotus season and boy, did they bring it this year. while there’s a few flowers blooming here and there all... 
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good reads: est magazine.


est magazine continues to be one of my go-to good reads for interior inspiration. they recently featured The White House, a charming guest hotel designed by Lynda Gardener of Empire Vintage in Melbourne, australia. her guest cottage, in Daylesford, is a lovely private studio apartment set back on a private lane and decorated in an über inspiring industrial vintage style.... 
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Friday Finds: Fog Linen Work.

I’ve (finally!) made some progress sifting through the photos I took in Japan, so I thought I’d do a miniseries on my time there, starting with this gem in Tokyo. Fog Linen Work is a linen shop based in Shimokitazawa, a charming neighborhood dense with independent retailers, cafés, and music venues. Yumiko Sekine began... 
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