19 January 2013

los feliz and the stoner babes

Outfit: Hunx Painted Vintage Denim Jacket, BITNB Jane Birkin + Serge Tank c/o, Dusen Dusen skirt from Emerging Thoughts -- and on sale for $45, too! 

Spent the day driving around L.A with Mitra (founder of BITNB, the dopest t-shirt company around. I'm in the latest issue of the zine if you see it around). I've been in LA for almost 3 weeks but it's only like this week that I've really begun warming up to it and I will miss it when I'm gone -- so many weird places and so much great vintage. If I had more of a budget I'd have purchased more and there are things I miss but I can't be going berserk when there are textbooks to buy and stuff for school. 

Of all the hoods I've visited, Silverlake and Echo Park are definitely my favorite. So pretty! The store fronts! People walk around! The malt shakes are swell and there are actually bookstores! This excites me because in my hood there are zero bookstores, not even B&N. I love indie bookstores and the one I went to sold the Rookie Yearbook (my heart swells with pride) but also a lot of zines and a beautiful film and fashion book selection that I drooled over. Everything was mellow, it makes me feel very calm being here. 


We went to a bunch of different vintage stores, The Dog Show was my favorite though. Not necessarily in terms of selection (though this denim painted jacket was super dope and is still available for I think $75 if you're inclined, I left it behind because I'm not made of money -- go for it!) but because it has a gigantic unicorn and they were watching something hysterical on Netflix on their big purple television.

Will probably return to the Silverlake / Echo Park area on Saturday to hang with some friends and explore more. If you see me around say hi!

Also, I haven't been carrying around my DSLR on my travels because it's just like, so heavy - so all of these L.A posts have been on my Samsung Galaxy SII. CRAZYTOWN!!!