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.... 
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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.... 
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friday finds.

this week i’m feeling all the california vibes, mostly inspired by this sunny orange door at madre — a very cute kids’ shop. also, the sun finally came out here in socal which i have sorely missed this month. we need the rain so i’m not really complaining, but i do prefer walking the dog under a warm, sunny sky. let’s hope for sunshine this... 
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a brief interlude in the desert.

palm springs city hall via lumas. monday morning greetings everyone. i’ve had a very busy few weeks, so i’m off to the desert for some much-needed rest & relaxation. i just need to lay poolside with a good book, and perhaps a couple of trashy magazines and an afternoon cocktail and zone the heck out. it’s going to be toasty hot there — most likely... 
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wear this there: the restaurant at the standard.

were bringing it home for brunch this week, to a classic that’s been under our noses the whole time. this ambiguously named spot is memorable not for title, but for the fact that the entire locale is bright cadmium yellow. yep, absolutely everything in the joint is daffodil-hued. and though we would love to send you forth, dressed head-to-toe in matching tones, that may... 
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