Young Hearts

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Growing up, I spent many summers at my grandma's house in New Mexico. Days were filled with endless laughter as we chased the sun, spent time exploring the desert on horseback and venturing into dark and mystical vintage shops where my grandma collected all the decor for her house. Looking back, I can see the direct influence of these precious months --the Southwestern summers introduced me to all of my favorite things: vintage goodies, turquoise jewelry and an endless love of all things … [Read more...]

Lacee Alexandra

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Several months ago, I met a darling little lady for coffee to chat about jewelry, fashion stuff and Long Beach State. I ordered my cappuccino, she an iced coffee and we hit it off. Many giggles were shared as the caffeine was consumed and we became fast friends. Since that time, I was able to help her create her first lookbook by styling it! Name: Lacee Alexandra Location: Long Beach, California Graduated from: CSULB Major: 3-D Media: Metals  & Jewelry Finds Inspiration from: … [Read more...]

Joy Dravecky

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I recently interviewed the incredible jewelry designer, Joy Dravecky. Located in San Francisco, Joy began her Etsy shop in February of 2010 and is now being sold at many boutiques throughout Colorado and Denver! This talented mama of two creates timeless pieces that are the perfect combination of classic elegance and boho chic. Name: Joy Raised in: Salem, Oregon Line: Joy Dravecky Jewelry Favorite Materials: Stones, High-Quality Metals, Vintage Chains Instagram: … [Read more...]

Junim

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So in the month of May, I met up with the incredible designer, Haley Solar, in her Hollywood Hills home. This post has taken me forever to perfect as our meeting was just so much fun and we chatted about clothes, music and the artistry of fashion for oh... about 2 ½ hours. Attempting to capture the magical day as best as I can with the following interview. First off, let me introduce Haley Solar: Name: Haley Age: 31 Raised in: Southern California (actually right near me in Orange … [Read more...]

Shana Luther

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Interviewed the fabulous Shana Luther of Shana Luther Handbags  for this Designer Profile. Shana Luther handbags are designed + constructed in Brooklyn, NY for the modern and independent woman. Look below for my interview/questionnaire with her! William Tote in Brick  Shana began studying fashion design at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY and one day while walking through NYC, she spotted an independent handbag boutique - inspiring her so much that she ran back to her … [Read more...]

Nature Vibe

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The 3rd Designer Profile is all about Halley Dawn of Nature Vibe! Her shop is filled with a collection of goodies inspired by nature, beautifully hand-stamped pieces and she has a really sweet story. Look below for my interview/questionnaire with her! Custom Stamped Bracelets Custom Stamped Bracelets Custom Stamped Bracelets Custom Stamped Bracelets Simple Pearls  Custom Stamped Bracelets Custom Stamped Bracelets Halley has been an artist for many years (her … [Read more...]

Dodds & Boshae

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Really digging these "Designer Profiles" and the incredible people I get connected to/meet! Met and interviewed the incredible Haley Solar of Junim this morning and have a couple other interviews and profiles in the works! If there are any questions you'd like to ask a designer, please let me know! Second "Designer Profile/Your Story" feature is on the fabulous ladies of Dodds & Boshae Below are a few pictures of the way I styled their Rose Bar Necklace  and the Pink Goddess … [Read more...]

Arrow Harte

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I've previously mentioned that I'm studying Art History at the university, and as an Art History student as well as sometimes costume designer -- I'm absolutely fascinated to see how and why people (and in particular artists) do what they do. Starting off a new series of "Designer Profiles/Your Story" features is Arrow Harte I've worn several of the Arrow Harte pieces in recent posts and they can be styled a multitude of ways. White Triangle and Brass Bracelet  White Triangle and Brass … [Read more...]