Category Archives: wearing

Next steps

It’s been quiet here. A little TOO quiet. And that means I’ve got some explaining to do. As you know my life has changed quite a bit since I started a gelato-themed repository for my thoughts. I got married, and … Continue reading

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Peep fashion

As I know you know, I love my Peeps, and usually right about now I am falling into deep depression because the Peep season has come to a close. But not this year! For two reasons: 1) Peeps are now … Continue reading

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Marimekko Christmas!

Just in time for the holidays, Los Angeles received an amazing gift: its very own outpost of the famous Finnish design brand. My love for Marimekko is well-documented: I was raised with a Unikko (above) pattern over my crib, nearly … Continue reading

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Where to shop for him in downtown LA

Not that I condone anything to associated with the sick institution of Black Friday (except maybe the urban camping part), HOWEVER, I do realize that at some point during the next 30 days or so you’ll want to buy some stuff, … Continue reading

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Holly jolly

Christmas: The one (and only) time of year when it’s socially acceptable to wear the eye-searing combination of red and green together. Man, I love the holidays. More festive outfits.

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Words to live by

If I had a manifesto, I think it would look something like this. Tips for life and living by the great Jonathan Adler, the designer of one of my favorite possessions. This manifesto was called out in this delightful article … Continue reading

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The ring of the fellowship

As you may remember around this time last year, I packed my bags and moved downtown for a spell as part of an intense immersive experience for the USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellowship. Last year, I and my fellow fellows were … Continue reading

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Wet Hot Echo Park Halloween

It was maybe one of our best Halloweens of all time. If you don’t know the movie—which turned 10(!) this year—get thee to Netflix. More scary photos.

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When I was about nine, I had a pair of lavender glitter jellies I bought from a place called Splash in St. Louis. I remember wearing them out of the store—which had fish tanks under the dressing rooms, by the … Continue reading

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Street photography

A few nights ago Laura Kate and I went to see a screening of Bill Cunningham New York at the Cooper Design Space. You probably know Bill’s work even if you don’t know him by name—he photographs and writes those … Continue reading

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