fur free fashion…

…no one and i mean NO ONE needs a fur coat in this day and age. with the marvels of technology lending themselves to insular clothing and faux fur production reaching new heights,… Continue reading

leave it to cali…

…the capital of laid back lounge wear and home to gypsy 05. i’ll confess i’ve never been an ugg fan probably because los angeles rarely dips below 50 degrees during winter and lets… Continue reading

temple of the sun goddess…

…jasper goodall 4 bikini. what better bikini to lie on the sun drenched beaches of ipanema this winter? i scored this little number from the outnet and am looking forward to adding it… Continue reading

vancouver shopping highlights…

…still blogging from vancouver and braving the showery days to explore independent fashion. mount pleasant was uncharted territory to a newbie like me but full of surprises nonetheless. one of the highlights for… Continue reading

very interesting…

…posters for the upcoming film “black swan”.  very bauhaus… the first one in my opinion, is the most successful. the other two get a little convoluted making them difficult to read with the… Continue reading

it’s so good to see…

…that old school glamor is back. chic and contemporary with just a touch of quirk. i’m always intrigued by the meeting of fashion and graphics and find the ss/11 collection by london based… Continue reading

it went on sale…

…and i broke down. good thing too because they’re just about sold out everywhere!

whilst I blog here from vancouver…

…these chunky wood heeled beauties by jeffrey campbell are being delivered to my home in the states. not that they’d do me any good here. and before you all go rushing to my… Continue reading

sick! i love cut chemist…

…one of the best things about los angeles! no video but the track is tight. thanks to garth trinidad @kcrw for highlighting this cut. povo de santo…

it’s about friggin’ time!…

…for those of you who wondered why i use the moniker “hairpik”, well here it is! after years of hot combs, hair grease and the soul destroying perms, i threw off the shackles… Continue reading

snapped up…

…some new music too. el guincho is now on my playlist along with polock, both from espana. fresh is a word I would ascribe to both. odd little video for el guincho’s bombay.… Continue reading

shoes, glorious shoes…

…when they’re this beautiful are definitely not made for walking grubby sidewalks or navigating garbage strewn streets. shoes this gorgeous are meant to make a statement and these say, ‘shut up and sit… Continue reading

when in rome…

…there’s one thing i love about downtown l.a. and that’s the lack of hollywood. it’s a mixed bag of nuts and no one tries to pretend otherwise. i’ve grown up up in dtla… Continue reading

Real sports for real men…

…I just watched Bryant Gumbels’ Real Sports episode on ALS, known better as Lou Gerhigs disease. I had already seen it before but wanted my parents to see it. What Gumbel was discussing… Continue reading

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