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December 10th, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

Behind the Scenes: The December ’13 Catalog

Check your mailboxes, because the December Gift + Style Guide Catalog is on it’s way! Shot in Big Bear, CA, the guide showcases some of our favorite celebratory style. At the top of the wishlist this season: hemisphere hopping to sunny beaches, stand-out shifts and cozy knits. Check out the Holiday Guide for more wish-listed looks and fun gift finds to help celebrate the season’s festivities.
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December 9th, 2013 | By | No Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

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Photo Tip of the Week from photo contributor, Kelsey Finn…
Visualize your shots before heading out in the water. Before a photoshoot, I flip through my inspirational photos and envision the snapshots I plan on taking – all the while, keeping a mental list.

Check back next week for fresh photo tips, or check out past tips here: Photography Tips
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December 8th, 2013 | By | 255 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Lovers + Friends

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Sparkles, sex appeal and a touch of edge…just a few reasons why we heart Lovers + Friends. The LA-based brand is for go-getters and fun-seekers, so we can most-certainly vibe with this one. So off to Los Angeles to meet the woman behind this oh-so-SWELL brand, Raissa… (more…)

December 6th, 2013 | By | 241 Comments

DIY: Driftwood Chandelier

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When the weather in Southern California drops below 50, it’s officially time to break out the Christmas decor and dish out some ‘nog. All fun and games…until New Years rolls around and you’re in for the foggy post-holiday break-down. So this year, try adding festive accoutrement that will last beyond that tray of rock-hard sugar cookies. Idea #1: The Driftwood Chandelier. Get the how-to after the jump. (more…)