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Take a seat at our holiday tables

(Melissa in the Vivian Bomber Jacket) We love to decorate our homes at the holidays but the one place we sometimes need a little nudge to get inspired is with table settings. The right dining…

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Recent Posts
  1. The True Spirit of Giving

    While the holidays are a time for coming together and celebration, it’s also a time to give and be of service to those less fortunate. As the Reverend Martin Luther King is quoted as saying,…

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  2. Something For Everybody On Your List

    v  Are you counting down the shopping days? We are. If you’re still puzzled by a few people on your list, we’re here to narrow it down with everything from the sweet little something to…

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  3. Designer Spotlight: Jewelry designer Joseph Brooks

    This fall we brought in a beautiful collection of jewelry by LA-based designer Joseph Brooks. Using ancient crystals that are hand knotted on cord or silver chain, these pieces manage to be both timeless and…

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  4. Fall Destination: Johnny Was in Boston

    There are many beautiful things about being based in Southern California but we definitely miss out on the dramatic and beautiful seasons of our east coast friends. Between the crisp days, explosive colors of fall…

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  5. See Ya Later Summer! Let’s eat

    Although we love summer, by Labor Day we’re quite happy to give it a delicious send-off and look forward to fall with all things cashmere, turning leaves and pumpkin spice. To celebrate the end of…

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  6. Fall Book Report: Our Favorite Coffee Table Reads

    Essentials in our Century City store: the Bennai Fringe Duster and Modern Havana by Michael Connors. One of the best things about fall and the pending holidays is that it’s the time of year when…

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  7. The Songs Of Summer

    Whether you’re solo in a hammock on Ibiza or at a backyard gathering with friends, nothing puts you in the warm weather mood more than a sweet playlist of upbeat summer tunes (add a glass…

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  8. Country Star Emmylou Harris Is At Home In Our New Collection

    Country Star Emmylou Harris   She’s a fan of ours and the feeling is most certainly mutual. Recently awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement award after a career that has spanned 40 years, as well the…

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  9. The Perfect Outdoor Gathering Starts Here

    (Jamie Broyles in the Ronnie Crop Mexican Top and her sweet pup, Lizard).  Photo by: Jeff Forney There’s so many things we love about summer but top of the list is definitely outdoor dining with…

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