best of: good reads: fvf visits carolina iriarte.

this week freunde von freunden has an amazing home tour and interview featuring barcelona fashion and handbag designer, Carolina L. Iriarte. i can hardly contain my envy for her fantastic checkerboard floors — are those just not amazing? with everything in her home kept very minimal, but no less interesting the floors become the showstopper — they make me want... 
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friday finds.

it’s finally a friday, but i’m still playing catch-up from my vacation away, so for me it’ll be a working weekend. therefore, i’m enlisting your assistance. i like listening to a good jam when working (or working out, for that matter) but i feel like all of my many self-made mixes on spotify and vinyl collections are growing a little outdated or... 
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friday finds.

it’s been an unusually rainy week here in L.A. and i’m in the mood for something bright — a dash of pink, perhaps? this week’s friday finds are on the quirky side, but quite stylish and a little bit sassy — in my humble opinion. i’m so ready for the weekend after one very weird week. it’s the long beach flea market on sunday, too,... 
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some music for troubling times.

i don’t think any one of us is unaware that there’s a lot of awful and terrifying stuff going on in the world right now. our country is not okay right now. i don’t know exactly what to do — not at all. i don’t have the answers. i don’t even know how to express myself well right now but i know in my heart that it has to get better or we’re... 
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Around L.A. / Hemingway & Pickett.

Toby Hemingway fondly remembers the large trucks that drove for the barbershop distribution company Hemingway & Pickett, that his great, great Grandfather began in 1888, and which remained in the family for three generations in Melbourne, Australia. In 2011, Toby revived the name and opened shop in Silver Lake selling well made, well designed, hand picked goods from Los... 
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