Martin Schoeller Show

Martin Schoeller Show
Our friend Martin, www.martinschoeller.com,  had a show last night to launch his new book “Identical”.  Martin worked with Annie many years ago with our amazing friend Darien Davis, www.dariendavis.com, and Anthony me them both at Smashbox. I love Martin’s signature photography, it has a mirror like effect.  As if the subject is looking in and ...

Tropicals in Ojai

Tropicals in Ojai
Ojai is one of my favorite places in the world.  The gorgeous valley feels like an open possibility and the languid pace of the town makes me feel like I’m falling into place like a puzzle. We go up often for the the farmer’s market, www.ojaicertifiedfarmersmarket.com, and last weekend we had a double header of ...

Denim, suede and Spring

25. March 2013 fashion 0
Denim, suede and Spring
A couple things I’m building in the store and in my own closet right now: vintage suede, denim and white cotton all around pieces. It gives me a basic, but unique starting point for warm weather.  Denim pieces have been including mid length skirts and elastic waist dresses.  I’ve also found a lot of beautiful ...

Luc Leestemaker

09. July 2012 art 0
Luc Leestemaker
  2012 holds 3 funerals and 3 weddings for us and I’ve noticed something about ceremonies in general.  They are most profound when authentically representing something or someone rather than standing on the ceremony of artifice involved with events thrown for the attendees. One of the most beautiful ceremonies I have ever attended, in this ...

Milagro Organic Skin Care

Milagro Organic Skin Care
I was in Santa Fe last week and found the most amazing herbalist, Tomas Enos, who also makes organic skin care.   www.milagroherbs.com I’ve been slowly switching my beauty products over to all natural and I’ve found one universal truth.  Hair is easy, skin takes a little research and color is allusive. Everydayshea.com by Allafia sells ...

Downtown LA Style

Downtown LA Style
This morning I hit my favorite farmer’s market in Atwater and was stoked to find a great new sewing studio on Glendale Blvd.  Sew La, www.sew-la.com, has great atmosphere, beautiful fabrics and reasonably priced classes. Then I went by the quarterly vinyl show in Chinatown and saw a couple of amazing designers.  My favorite jewelry ...

Unique Los Angeles products

Unique Los Angeles products
  Last weekend I checked out the local artisans at Unique LA in the fashion district.  I loved all the craftmanship involved in each piece and the prices are remarkably low since you’re buying direct from the creator.  I saw everything from clothes to salts and it was engaging getting to speak with each different ...