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Animal print can go very bad, especially with lingerie... but when it's good it's so good.

To me, rompers are what dreams are made of. If I could live in them...I would.

Word on the street is summer is just around the corner (kind of, I live in Los Angeles and we are breaking 90 degrees this week)! What better dress to slip into on a warm Saturday afternoon while picking up the apartment, cleaning dishes or painting your nails than a romper!

Have yet to try one? I strongly encourage it, and if you need any help I rounded up my 6 favorite pieces that are sure to spark your interest. 

I’ve been so looking forward to sharing this post! BEYOND proud of my good friend Paloma Jonas and her girlfriend Whitney Brown on the launch of their gorgeous lingerie line that is… Valentine.

 

2 words, Vivian Maier. For ANYONE who loves photography, you have to have to buy this book. One of my amazing photographers (Pamela Littky) gave this to me for Christmas this past year and it's among my most favorite gifts. What I love so much about Vivian, is her story is so... enigmatic in a way. In fact, no one even knew she was such a talented photographer, until after she died. She was born in New York City and spent her childhood in between the city and France. She moved to Chicago as an adult and from there spent the next 40 years of her life as a nanny, all the while taking photographs on the streets of Chicago. This book titled Self-Portraits is a collection of images in which Vivian captures herself in some way, a reflection, a shadow, and yes... she took #selfies. Click below to view some of my favorite pages. 

You just can't go wrong with Kiki. Disclaimer, yes this line is expensive... but it's gorgeous.

Skylight Books in Los Feliz makes me a better person. Period. I'm not kidding, every time I go into that wonderland of a store for a casual peruse, I come out with an incredible find. Yonder by Marnix Goossens. 

I am BEYOND thrilled to share this very special post with you. Ladies, this story emphasizes WHY I started this site, it's WHY I love what a great piece of lingerie can mean. It's so much more than just what you put on underneath clothes. I hope you find this story, by my dear friend, as inspiring and uplifting as I do. CHEERS to us, to you and to the ever-changing journey of being a woman... enjoy :)

I have always been a fan of Araks Yeramyan's line, it's strong, confident and colorful. My love grew even stronger when I came across her 2012 look book, obsessed. She handed her friends (Michelle Williams, Alexa Chung and Miguel Enamorado to name a few) disposable cameras, along with her latest collection, and said 'have at it!'

Genius.

Cutest idea for a look book ever, you win Araks.

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