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I’m Loving: Organic by John Patrick

Beauty and ethics; those are the two things John Patrick’s eco-conscious line, Organic, seeks to combine.  Everything about the New York-based designer’s clothing reflects an Earthy tone and feel rooted in minimalism and the merging of structure and fluidity.  Mixing neutral tones with deep, rich colors, as well as directional pieces with classic silhouettes, the clothing […]

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Jeremy Scott, Moschino, & the 90s: The Line Between Tacky & Fun

  I’m a goofy girl, to be sure.  I rushed to American Apparel when they released a tee plastered with Cookie Monster’s mug a few years back, and I’ll be the first to incorporate anything Star Wars related into my wardrobe (my R2-D2 iPhone case is a case among cases). But even though everyone and […]

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Acne Studios Opening in Downtown LA

It sounds too good to be true–Acne Studios, the epitome of effortless cool and downtown chic with their staple knitwear and minimalist design, is opening their West Coast flagship store in Los Angeles, of all places.  Alas, it’s all true–and this week you’ll get to see for yourself. Wednesday, December 18th marks the grand opening […]

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The Pros and Cons of a Sample Sale

You hear about a sample sale going on downtown, and suddenly you feel the need to drop everything, because–OMG–you might just get something for $300 that retails for over $1k.  Totally understandable.  Kind of. Because here’s the deal with sample sales–they’re kinda maybe not always that great.  Call me blissfully ignorant, but when I think […]

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PFW: Elie Saab is doing it better than you

So, who cares if it was predictable?  Elie Saab does feminine and floral and lacy better than anyone. I’ve thought for some time now that if I ever get married, I want to get married in an Elie Saab dress.  Such an occassion, however, would mean Hell had frozen over, and I’d have to do […]

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Kate Spade Spring/Summer 2014: Retro Chic, as Always

Kate Spade has this magical ability to make you desperately want to transport to 1963 despite the racial tension, sexual politics, and likelihood of you being a housewife.  She makes you want to buy a large sunhat and host a garden party a la some chic Hamptons affair on the tiny balcony of your one-bedroom […]