Category: obsessions

Summer Stripes | obsessionsJun 25, 2015

As you may have guessed, I have a slight stripe obsession. I have been collecting stripe shirts since I was a young girl and it’s still going strong. KULE is planning a stripe shirt invasion this summer along with a fall collection including stripe cashmere sweaters and some colorful stripe furs. Remember, “when in doubt, wear stripes”.

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Kule “Modern” Stripe Shirt

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Gia Coppola

Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung

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Ashley Olsen

Phoebe Philo

Phoebe Philo

 



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Denim and Stripes | obsessionsApr 24, 2015
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Daria Werbowy by Daria Werbowy

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Anna Ewers Photographed by Glen Luchford

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Leandra Medine of the Manrepeller

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Jessica De ruiter by Darcy Hemley

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B-Sides Denim from whereiwasfrom

Lately, I have been into vintage Levi’s and mostly it’s been the high-waisted style (almost “mom jeans”). I never thought that this 80′s look would be back so soon, but it’s here. Discovering the perfect one that fits right is not easy, and you will most likely have to try on about 10 pairs in the process. One of my favorite vintage sites, whereiwasfrom, has the best selection of vintage denim and they even have their own jean line called B-Sides, which are made from reworked denim. For me, denim and stripes are perfect pairs. Here are some cool girls pairing high-waisted denim with stripes. Not your mom’s jeans anymore!

 

 



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The Marin Country Mart | obsessionsJul 14, 2014

Jim Rosenfield has created one of the most unique and exciting shopping experiences that exist today. The Brentwood Country Mart, The Marin Country Mart, and The Montecito Country Mart are all located in California.  While each has it’s own local flavor, all of them offer an experience so special that you will never want to leave. The amazing restaurants and shops are all well thought out and carefully selected by Jim himself.  He believes in supporting the highest caliber of local shops and restaurants. You won’t find many of the big retailers in his marts and it’s likely you never will. The  experience is almost like being in a Wes Anderson movie loaded with California chicness.  He doesn’t skip a beat on any detail.

The Koi Pond at the Marin Country Mart

The Koi Pond at the Marin Country Mart

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The Post Office at The Marin Country Mart

Bathroom Door at The Marin Country Mart

Bathroom Door at The Marin Country Mart

Wood Sculptures at the Marin Mart

Wood Sculptures at the Marin Mart

At the Marin Mart, check out the Koi fish pond- it has an actual duck house built in the middle. And the bathrooms have cool, bold stripes painted on the doors! Each Mart also houses a Post Office that sells vintage candy, magazines, classic Tretorn sneakers, Lacoste shirts, Hudson Bay Blankets and even Mr. Potato Heads. This place is straight out of all things cool in the 70′s. Everything about it is just so perfect.  Jim considers this place more than just the shops and restaurants showcased. The entire Mart is a well thought out piazza where people gather and socialize around giant tree sculptures. He delivers an unforgettable experience. Make sure you add the mart to your list the next time you are in Marin, L.A, or Montecito.



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