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Designer Spotlight: Knot Sisters

Designer Spotlight: Knot Sisters

The summer heat is here and what could be better than an all new collection from local LA cool-girl label Knot Sisters? Created by long time friends Cheryl Brubaker and Jaime Reese, their label got it's name after years of being mistaken for sisters. Now, they design pieces that they would want to wear themselves -- if it's not something they feel confident about having in their own closets, it doesn't make the cut. Both ladies have backgrounds at some of the surf industries' top labels -- Quicksilver, Billabong, and Volcom -- so it's no wonder their designs have such...

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Designer Spotlight: Callahan

Designer Spotlight: Callahan

Typically, you wouldn't think of wearing knit pieces in Spring and Summer, especially here in Los Angeles where we really only have 2 seasons -- hot and hotter. But local designer, Michelle Callahan, is the master of creating beautiful knit pieces that work year-round, even for us down here in our warmer climate. Having graduated with a degree in Apparel Design & Textiles, Michelle realized how underdeveloped the knitwear market was and decided to shake things up by creating her namesake label, Callahan. Callahan pieces are inspired largely by LA's "cool-girl aesthetic" -- the designs are composed of unique and...

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Designer Spotlight: Eternal Sunshine Creations

Designer Spotlight: Eternal Sunshine Creations

The skies are still warm and sunny here in Los Angeles this fall, but just in case you need a little extra warmth with a cool California vibe, this month we bring you Eternal Sunshine Creations -- our newest designer spotlight! ESC was created by designer Naomi K Stills, after she moved from her native Tokyo to the breezy west coast. Having traveled worldwide, Stills' designs are influenced by many different lifestyles and cultures, but her main inspiration comes from California's laid back, bohemian nature. When you see her unique collection of crochet, hand knits, and contemporary sweaters this is...

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Designer Spotlight:  Charlotte Stone

Designer Spotlight: Charlotte Stone

This month’s designer spotlight is all about a girl’s real best friend – shoes! (Diamonds are a close second.) Here, in Los Angeles, we are always on the lookout for ultra comfy-yet-still-chic footwear, and Charlotte Stone’s designs are exactly that. Having grown up amongst interior and graphic designers, Charlotte’s minimalist-modern aesthetic literally shines through in her collections. Slides, easy to pull on boots, and mules are done up in an array of richly-hued and metallic leathers all with simple, elegant designs. Charlotte graduated from FIDM here in LA, having decided early on that she wanted to become a shoe designer. She later...

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