BY Madison N Nunes
on Dec 05, 2014
The season of love, giving, and unadulterated stress is upon us. You empty out your wallet and watch as the last piece of lint drift to the floor like a snowflake. In the background you can hear Bing Crosby crooning Christmas tunes, but there is no joy to be had in the land of poor college students and post-grads.
Before you sink to the floor with a notepad, tissues, and possibly some Kahlüa to figure out how you're going to buy Tiny Tim that gift, check out this round up of D.I.Y. gifts found on Pinterest. None of the projects will land you in the holiday poor house. Read More
BY Audrey Cerchiara
on Oct 07, 2014
Well ladies, it's that time of year again, with the trees about to shed their leaves and 2015 looming right around the corner. If, like me, you have decided to revamp your wardrobe, then look no further than emerging style icon, well-spoken women's rights advocate, and all-around badass lady Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Everyone could use a little Supreme Court dowager in their closet: equal parts eccentricity, black robe, and thoughtful dissent.
If you saw Justice Ginsburg’s supreme collection of detachable collars (I mean, jabots) - you know what I’m talking about. Read More
BY Isabel Staccuneddu
on Jul 09, 2014
Meet Sienne Josselin, the L.A. artist and educator behind siennejosselin.com! After a career in the public sector, Sienne went solo to concentrate on sharing her love of art through her breathtaking designs and devotion to teaching. Her site showcases her artisanal goods and freelance work in illustration, painting, photography, and printmaking. You can also check out her monthly philanthropic efforts. She recently spoke with us to discuss inspiration, art, and the importance of learning to breathe.
Keep reading for more on Sienne’s work. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Jun 20, 2014
You've been begging us...and we're nice people, so we listened. The BUST Craftacular is returning to Los Angeles this Saturday, 6/21!
We're setting up a one-day pop-up shop at Mack Sennett Studios in artsy Silver Lake, featuring the unique shopping that East Coasters have come to love as well as sweet treats and coffee, awesome DJs, DIY activities, and free goodies galore. You don't wanna miss out on:
Over 45 makers and vintage vendors from both coasts. Read More
on Jun 19, 2014
Paola Loves to Shop is a Los Angeles based business serving up the cutest handmade jewelry and accessories a girl could dream of. Run by Vanessa Cotto, the shop has attracted the attention of many, boasting well-earned features in Style Section L.A., Teen Vogue’s Fashion Click, Chictopia, and more.
To read more about Vanessa and Paola Loves to Shop, read on.
Tell us about yourself!
My name is Vanessa Cotto and I own and run Paola Loves To Shop... I love making fun, quirky, unconventional pieces like my furry animal necklaces and alien jewelry pieces. Read More
BY Isabel Staccuneddu
on Jun 18, 2014
L.A. artist Amanda Winter combines graphic design, clay, and fabric to craft cute home wares. In her Etsy shop Clay & Fabric, Amanda demonstrates her passion for design through her handmade goods. From wall hangings that incorporate woven backgrounds with ceramic pieces, to handcrafted bowls that are both functional and whimsical, Amanda’s art is certain to add to any home’s beauty. Read on for more on Clay & Fabric!
Tell us about yourself!
I like to call myself a clay and fabric artist. They are my two favorite mediums. Read More
on Jun 12, 2014
Meet Elvia Lahman and Hannah Metz, founders of The Loved One. What began as a vintage wholesale business quickly blossomed into a popular online store and a series of pop-up shops in Los Angeles and New York. Priding themselves on their selection of quality vintage and American-made lingerie, the pair eventually settled into their own retail space in Pasadena. The Loved One now carries their own line of lingerie and a line of clothing reconstructed from vintage garments called Made by TLO.
To learn more about The Loved One, read on. Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on May 24, 2014
You asked and we listened...and we're super excited to FINALLY bring the BUST Craftacular back to Los Angeles on Saturday, June 21st. We're setting up a one-day-only celebration of all things handmade, vintage, and delicious at Mack Sennett Studios in Silver Lake, and we're looking for a few more vendors to join the party. Read More
BY Gina Furfaro
on May 01, 2014
Odd Twin presents an impeccable collection of hand-picked vintage wear from the 1920’s through 80’s. The owner, Francesca Neville, utilizes her exceptional taste to not only select vintage clothing but to preserve pieces by restoring and redesigning them for her Born Again line of fashion.
Read more about Francesca and her impressive collection below.
Tell us about yourself.
My name is Francesca Neville and I have been inspired by vintage clothing since I was tall enough to open my mother's closet. Read More
BY Andrea Stopa
on Apr 30, 2014
Brown Butter Beauty offers a natural alternative to beauty products to enhance your hair, skin and body. Founder, Christine Gant, is an accomplished photographer with a passion for making women feel beautiful.
Want to learn more about Christine and her Brown Butter Beauty creations? Read below.
Tell us about yourself. I'm a professional photographer turned beauty maven. I left a 10+ year career as a photographer to start "Brown Butter Beauty" a hair care and skincare line created with natural exotic ingredients from around world. Read More