Silver Lake love and StairTempo

One of my most favorite neighborhoods in LA is Silver Lake. It’s so cute, so lush, so hilly, so colorful, and quite walkable (walkable for LA at least). The New Yorker in had so much fun walking along Sunset Blvd admiring all the unique shops, cafes, coffee shops, bars and restaurants. I really wanted to visit Moby’s new vegan restaurant, Little Pine, but it didn’t fit into my schedule (next time!!).
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I could definitely make myself right at home in Silver Lake, it has such a cozy and laid back vibe.
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And finally…StairTempo, the neatest steps I’ve ever seen.
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I don’t remember precisely where StairTempo is located, but it’s along Sunset and visible from the street♥  #StairTempo

Palm Springs road trip from LA

Part of our sister-sister LA trip included a road trip out to cutest desert city ever, Palm Springs!
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Palm Springs is exactly as picturesque and retro as I was expecting. The ride out from Santa Monica wasn’t too bad, I had fun being the DJ for the day, playing my version of “desert road trip songs” (RHCP, David Bowie, Eagles, Pink Floyd, GNR, Led Zepellin, etc..) My favorite part of the trip was just driving around the residential streets and taking in all the amazing architecture. I’m not sure if it’s a rule or a competition, but every single home has impeccable artistic gardens and landscaping complete with tons of cute cactuses (cacti?). I’m not an architecture buff per say, but there’s something about a mid-century modern house that gets me every time ♥.

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We even found a little photo booth at the Ace Hotel ♥♥♥.

Wynwood, August 2015

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Here are a few photos I took at the Wynwood Art District from my recent visit to Miami. Some highlights of the trip include the artwork, swimming in the ocean, several trips to my favorite bakery and the overall energy of Miami – cue the beats of Truffle Butter.

The Affair

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The Affair @elisabettafantone

I came upon this mural in Miami (Wynwood) last week by accident, and am so glad I did♥

More Towels?

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More towels? Obvs. Hells yessss. Is that a trick question? Fresh clean towels always feel amazing. Especially in pretty and pretty dirty places like South Beach.

From the side of the Carlton Hotel in South Beach, artwork by Stephen Powers.

Happy Weekend everyone!

Feeling Blue

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…or turquoise rather. This is one of my favorite color/texture combos of all time. #southbeach #turquoise

Pop Art Love

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Happy Tuesday! It was so nice to have a 3 day weekend. I’m very sore today from paddle boarding and yoga—two of my favorite things so it’s alllllll good.

(photo taken at Wynwood)