around l.a. / the springs.


The Springs co-Founders, Jared Stein and Kimberly Helms, first encountered the Los Angeles Arts District in 2013 while on tour with a Broadway show and knew it would be perfect spot for the community wellness center they had envisioned. They were determined to create an oasis for city-dwellers that lived up to health-conscious lifestyle choices all the while remaining accessible... 
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spotted: jessie black.

spotted: jessie black / sfgirlbybay

it’s leslie from spotted sf and today i’m taking you inside the softest and most sumptuous shop in all of san francisco. and by that, i mean plenty of cashmere and other lovely, luxurious textures. this is jessie black—the boutique name and the proprietress—and you’ll find this gem in the city’s presidio heights neighborhood along sacramento street. the... 
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merci, merci!


one of my very favorite shops in paris, merci now has an online shop. Merci is a dreamy little shop in the heart of the historic district of Haut-Marais. Bernard and Marie-France Cohen, founders of BONPOINT, the charming children’s fashion label, realized that Paris lacked a place which would bring together the best of the world of fashion, of design, and of household... 
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wary myers vintage shop? who knew?


well, la-di-da. i just discovered that my favorite designing and decorating duo wary meyers have an online shop specializing in vintage a la 1970’s accoutrement. where have i been? under a rock. perhaps so. did you know about this? i am thrilled to say the least. have a look at a few of my favorite vintage items from the wary meyers shop. buy them, please. or i will. clockwise,... 
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places to go | people to meet.


Amsterdam is one of my very favorite places to visit and Sukha is a modern department store there where things are ​​produced responsibly and sustainably, using re-used and repurposed vintage items — like Clothing, furniture, jewelry, and handmade goods. Sukha means ‘joy of life’. Irene Mertens is the owner and founder of both fashion label Sukha, as... 
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