around L.A. / lemlem.

to blossom and flourish. this is the motivation behind and meaning of the Amharic word lemlem. after a visit to her native ethiopia, supermodel Liya Kebede was captivated by the skill and tradition of the handwoven creations she encountered and founded lemlem shortly after. all of the pieces are handwoven in africa from natural cotton and couldn’t be more comfortable.... 
Read More »

around L.A. / belljar.

want to have the look of an effortless vintage wardrobe without the sweat and tears of digging through the slush at the flea market? look no further than belljar in los feliz. Sasha darling (and her trusty side-kick-shop-dog, violet), brought their expertly curated goods and vintage wears all the way from San Fran to this two story brick and mortar on bustling vermont avenue.... 
Read More »

new & noteworthy.

1. vessels and vases from light & ladder. this week’s new & noteworthy finds feels as thought i’ve been influenced by the simplicity and beauty of japanese design. clean lines, with a tactile sensibility — nothing too fussy, just great design and good functionality, or at the very least something really lovely to look at it. 2. i love this drawing... 
Read More »

spring into serena & lily l.a.

hey, hey L.A. — event alert! if you’re in the area you need to pop into serena & lily’s los angeles area design shop on melrose this coming Tuesday, February 28th to preview their new Spring collection. serena & lily is partnering with local florist Iris & Daughter to gift all customers who visit that day with a gratis spring floral bouquet wrapped... 
Read More »

new & noteworthy.

1. i have deep love for dorothy shain’s Mixed media on paper bikini prints. this week’s new & noteworthy i appear to be all about the naturals — black, charcoal, and earthy terracotta tones. perhaps a layover inspired by my trip to cuba. any of these finds would make for ideal holiday swag, too, so if you’re still on the last minute hunt, i’m... 
Read More »