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Editorial: Reflection

"To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves there lies the great, the singular power of self-respect." - Joan Didion Introducing our newest editorial delving in to ideas around reflection -- physically/mentally stripping away layers to reveal the core and those honest, sometimes raw, moments of quietude, intimacy, vulnerability, and freedom.   SHOP THE FEATURED LOOKS HERE. Photographer: Dirk Mai Model: Marianna Jamadi Art Director/Stylist: Jackie Sun

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Solange

"DON'T LET ANYBODY STEAL YOUR MAGIC". Feeling so inspired by Solange and her hauntingly beautiful and empowering album/visuals for "A Seat at the Table".  

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Santa Barbara

A necessary part of living in LA is escaping it.  Over the weekend, we escaped to Santa Barbara.  With its laid back feel, Spanish colonial architecture, burgeoning wine scene, and gorgeous scenery, it's one of our favorite California destinations.   our favorite spots in and around the city: Santa Barbara Courthouse Mcconnell's Ice Cream (LOVE the chocolate covered strawberry!) Backyard Bowls Helena Avenue Bakery Santa Barbara Wine Collective Les Marchands SY Kitchen  Cold Spring Tavern driving along the 154

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A Conversation With: Gittit Szwarc and Laurie Franck

An ongoing series of conversations with friends, collaborators, and creatives to explore a dialogue on inspiration, passion, community, travel, and life in general.  In celebration of the Knobbly Studio x Laurie Franck Woman Tee, we interviewed both jewelry designer Gittit Szwarc of Knobbly Studio and photographer/tattoo artist Laurie Franck.  Learn more about these fascinating ladies and how they imbue their work and life with a refreshingly considered perspective. Tell us about yourselves.  Your backgrounds are very different from what you ended up pursuing career-wise.  What drew you to jewelry design and photography/tattoo?   Gitit:  I started off making accessories for myself, because I couldn't find what I wanted.  I'd never pierced my ears, and all the ear cuffs at the...

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Couleurs Desert

Couleours Desert, Museum Bellerive in Zurich, Switzerland:  On display for the first time outside morocco, an exhibit of rugs from the women of the Ait Khebbach tribe.  

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