Our PR Babe Nicole

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Kitty Shades

Meet Nicole, our PR Assistant. Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, Nicole’s our favorite Valley girl. She ascribes to a healthy regimen of leather jackets, skater skirts and platforms, with an extensive collection of  metal accessories to match. We followed her for a week and got the scoop on hangover spots, witty t-shirts and headwear that’s out of this world.

Photos by Felisha Tolentino

London Calling

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During my two week romp through Europe, London was calling my name (queue The Clash) the whole time. And what a perfect city to visit before I headed back to sunny Los Angeles. Not only was I in town for an historic London moment with the birth of the Royal Baby (you capitalize Royal Baby, right?), but I also had quite a few moments that are going to go down in my own history books. Also, the above photo is at a restaurant. Don’t worry about it.

Backstreet Is Back, Alright

I don’t know how to start this post because there’s so much emotion running through my head right now. Last night was one of the greatest nights of my life. What did I do? I went to a Backstreet Boys concert at the Grove (for those of you outside of Los Angeles, the Grove is a really, really beautiful…mall). While it might have been a low for the boy band, it was definitely a high for the fans. The crowd was more vibrant than I expected. I watched a guy take his shirt off and scream his number to randoms at some point. That was nice. Pretty much any ’90s boy band should elicit that kind of response, though. N’Sync, 98 Degrees, Hanson, they all should make one’s body feel like it has been lifted into the air and transformed into some orb of ethereal beauty. Let’s go through the list of ’90s boy bands in their glory days. Try not to die. I’ll do the same.

N’Sync: They were too lazy to ju