melanie abrantes designs: summer 2016.

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this lookbook from Bay Area-based producer of handcrafted homewares Melanie Abrantes’ has me hankering for a san francisco rooftop party. Melanie Abrantes’ very beautiful Summer 2016 Collection introduces new, heirloom objects and new materials — like brass — to the designer’s line of home goods focused on showcasing the natural beauty and unique qualities... 
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wear this there: café waldeck.

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let’s all transport ourselves to amsterdam real quick, right inside the dark and dreamy interiors of the café waldeck. this romantic haven is the perfect place for those long drawn out dates that summer so implores. park your bike out front, and settle in at the bar. now that we’re here, it’s all about that statement-making jumpsuit that fits right in with... 
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wear this there: hueso restaurant.

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hardly a skip, hop, and a jump from california — guadalajara, mexico is upping its design game. hueso, the all white destination for design and good eats is a perfect example. the minimally rustic vibe is just the spot to hide away from the heat, and sip a paloma or two. we suggest dress that will blend right in (just don’t spill your salsa) — an all white look of... 
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wear this there: palihouse.

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perfectly low-key and designed to a T, L.A.’s palihouse in santa monica is calling our names. slip in for a coffee, or cocktail in the masculine-refined atmosphere — might we say just the right amount of rustic for a city girl like us. should you want to extend your los angeles stay, palihouse has three hotel properties: santa monica, west hollywood, and melrose avenue —... 
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get springtime bar cart ready + a giveaway.

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are you hankering for some fresh, springtime cocktails? because we’ve got some really scrumptious new drink recipes to share with you today. the folks at SKYY have two brand new vodka infusions, so i hired bartender extraordinaire rosie ruiz to shake things up, and create something refreshing and unique for you using SKYY’s new Infusions — Tropical Mango... 
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