The Spare Room

Prepare to be transported to a different time.  A time when rum runners were king and speakeasies were the place to be.  Let me introduce you to your new ‘blind tiger‘ – The Spare Room. More highbrow than the seedy blind pig establishments, The ...Read More

Lucha Masks: make your own

Spoonflower, the home for custom fabrics, has a new design contest up!  It is for custom fabric to make your own LUCHADORE mask.  Thanks to a tip from my friend Autumn, I was all over this!  I included pics of some of my favorites.  ...Read More

Halloween in LA {Top 5 Picks}

Your annual excuse to dress-like-a-harlot-and-get-away-with-it has arrived.  Halloween has descended upon LA.  Whether you’re trying to find a place to show off your creative costume…or not, I’ve compiled a list of Halloween activities ranging from the ordinary to the extra-way-out-there. Here are some quick ...Read More

Dine LA 2011

Dine LA starts today.  Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to try as many restaurants as LA has to offer in the next two weeks.  Lucky for you, the restaurants make it pretty easy for you to accomplish this task. How ...Read More

German Soul Food {Alpine Village}

Apparently, the new hipster hangout of choice is one of the many nouveaux German Taverns popping up around the City of Angels.  Maybe it is the array of beers on tap that draws them.  Perhaps it is the delectable selection of wursts.  There are ...Read More

Summer Swap, Part III

Alright, I hope you enjoyed the graphics for your own swap party.  Now, it’s time for the final installment of Clothing Swap madness.  If you missed the first two segments you can read them here: Summer Swap Party Part I Summer Swap Party Part ...Read More

Summer Swap Party – Part II

Ok, so how do you plan a Clothing Swap Party? If you missed the first post, you can read about the Summer Swap Party that I throw with my friend Autumn every year, right here. Location I think one of the most important ingredients ...Read More

Summer Swap Party – Part 1

In these troubled times, when you find yourself thinking twice about ordering that 1/2 cap 1 pump soy latte because you think you might need that money for gas in your car… first of all, why do you have such a complicated Starbucks order ...Read More

Rose Bowl Flea Market

I feel like everyone I know is looking for that ONE GREAT FIND.  There is something primal about “the hunt.”  That elated feeling when you find that amazing vintage brooch that completes your look or that mid-century Eames lounge in perfect condition is part ...Read More

LA River Ride

I was ogling the custom beach cruisers at Villy Customs and built my dream bike with their custom bike builder for a future date… and even though I couldn’t export my design to show you, here’s a cute one. Since Cyclavia was postponed until ...Read More