People to Follow // Art

Lately I’ve been trying to embrace Instagram as an inspiration tool. Food recipes! Floral arrangements! DIYs! Artists! Last night while laying in bed with a bit of insomnia I stumbled across @lolagil and was completely taken into her world. Head on my pillow, I went back to her very first picture and imagined myself in […]

Pajama Fashion // Tokyo Vintage

The Work Mag recently hit the fiercely fashionable streets of Tokyo, Japan. While dodging through famous Harajuku, it was hard not to notice the crowds of Japanese youth pouring into vintage shops looking for perfectly worn doc martens to pair with their…..robes? That’s right, it is a total pajama fashion frenzy on the streets of […]

VINTAGE MENSWEAR // A COLLECTION FROM THE VINTAGE SHOWROOM

In the midst of all the hype surrounding New York Fashion week, we wanted to take a look back to a time where many of today’s great designers gather their inspiration. Vintage inspiration can be seen all over the runways, but this place keeps it real. The Vintage Showroom, located in London’s Notting Hill, houses […]

Parachute Market // This Weekend

Come out Saturday and Sunday for Parachute Market! A seasonal design fair offering furniture, objects, fine arts, sculpture, new and vintage fashion by the next wave of Southern California artists, designers and collectors, many of them based in or around the Downtown LA area… and really good grub! The first year this is going down and […]

CLAIRE AHO // “THE GRAND OLD LADY OF FINNISH PHOTOGRAPHY”

My heart grew wings when I stumbled upon the work of cultural icon, Claire Aho. Revolutionary in Finnish photography, her daring use of color injected whimsy and vigor to the post-war exhaustion of the 1950’s. She brought her pictures to life and me to my pastel-loving knees. Aho, armed with an eye for inventive composition […]

Blanc Chèque // Editorial Series

Clothing credits (from top): 1 (L) Dress: Again, Rings: James Piatt 2 (R) Jacket: Cerre, Dress: ATELIER/ERIK HART, Ring: Lillian Crowe 3-4 Hat & Overalls: Vintage, Shirt: Cerre, Shoes: Martiniano 5-6 Dress: 69, Shirt: Cerre, Hat: 99 Cents Only Store, Shoes: Martiniano 7 (L) Jacket & Pants: 69, Necklace:  Nicole Meng 8 (R) Dress: 69, Skirt: Sainte-Marie Vintage, belt (worn around neck): Cerre, Scarf (worn as belt): American Apparel, Shoes: Sydney Brown 9-10 Dress: ATELIER/ERIK HART, Head scarf: American Apparel, Shoes: Martiniano 11 […]

THANKS FOR TRYING // ALEX BLACK

  NAME: Alex Black WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?:  Musician/Composer/Producer WEBSITE:  www.alxblck.com LOCATION: Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles ARE YOU LEGAL: The guy at the liquor store says I look 27 WHAT YOU GOT: Jil Sander blazer, N. Hoolywood pants, Red Wing boots, thrift store cape & tee THANKS FOR TRYING AGENT: Sissy

THANKS FOR TRYING // JASMINE ALBUQUERQUE-CROISSANT

NAME:  Jasmine Albuquerque-Croissant WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE:  The Dot girl WEBSITE:  www.cargocollective.com/wifewifewife, www.thelibraryofdance.com (coming soon!) LOCATION:  Echo Park  ARE YOU LEGAL:  Laws?  WHAT YOU GOT:  husband’s boots, , Guatemalan skirt from A Current Affair, vintage shirt from Goodwill, pink hair THANKS FOR TRYING AGENT: Sissy

A CURRENT AFFAIR POP-UP VINTAGE MARKETPLACE

It’s time once again for A Current Affair ! This Pop-Up Vintage Marketplace features more than 40 top-notch vintage vendors in the penthouse of The Cooper Building in DTLA. There is an open bar, DJ Marion Hodges of KCRW is providing the tunes, and The Ceviche Project is slinging tasty bites.  The fun begins this Saturday March 23 […]

THANKS FOR TRYING // MARION BELLE & ABIGAIL BEAN

NAMES: Marion Belle & Abigail Bean WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?: Diamond and Pearl.  (aka Musician & Filmaker) WEBSITE:  fataljamz.com & abigailbrileybean.com LOCATION: Los Feliz ARE YOU LEGAL:  usually not.  (but yea, we’re over 21) 😉 WHAT YOU GOT: Marion: Vintage 90’s faux fur jacket (borrowed from our girl Ariana Papademetropolous).  Vintage striped shirt.  […]