Thursday, June 12, 2014 A Week With: Ingrid Kesa Invites Us Into Seala’s World
Seala Loko is one of those girls you can’t help but be drawn towards. She answers the door wearing gold Comme des Garçons ballet flats borrowed from her housemate, a t-shirt, Marle tracksuit shorts, and a big, bright smile. Effortless, fresh-faced and magnetizing, it’s no surprise that Seala’s become something of an internet icon, with her Tumblr ask box constantly being flooded with questions about her personal style. When she painted boobs onto an old t-shirt and shared a photo on Instagram, people even asked where they could buy such an item.
A hippie at heart, Seala had all the comforts of a coastal upbringing in Byron Bay before moving to Melbourne a few years ago to study acting and undertake other creative endeavors, including modeling for local designer store Pet Shop Girls.
Although we previously only knew Seala from her online presence, in no time we were drinking tea, sitting on her bedroom floor, talking about boys, and playing dress up: she’s just that kind of girl.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 A Week With: Odd Future’s Sarah Parker
The first time I met Sarah Parker, the women’s designer for Odd Future’s clothing line, she was working in the retail store on Fairfax wearing a combo of vintage denim, a baby tee, plastic choker and had her dog on her arm. The first time I saw her DJ, she was wearing a baseball jersey and kitten heels with boa feathers. I’ve never seen her not smiling or just stoked on life.
Last week, I met up with Sarah at her house in Hollywood—an adorable yellow cottage that she shares with her boyfriend, Odd Future’s Left Brain—and we drove with her girls to Venice Beach in her ’86 Dodge 600 turbo convertible. Sarah cruises around like the biggest boss bitch I have ever witnessed (thanks, Waze) and her trap beats kept everyone dancing in their seats with the top was down on the freeway. I don’t know how anyone could ever not love her. Here are some shots I took, and Sarah in her own words. —Silke Labson
Shop Sarah's Looks!
Nasty Gal So Twisted Crop Top
Courtshop Maeve Jean
Nasty Gal Sweet Sundays Crop Top
Nasty Gal Edison Skirt
Shoe Cult Anticipate Platform
Nasty Gal Sweet Talker Dress
Dolce and Gabbanna Hear Me Roar Silk Top
Madison Harding Glinda Flatform
Monday, August 5, 2013 A Week With: Our PR Babe Nicole
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
Bundy Denim Jumper
Spacer Platform Sandal
Tom Boy Muscle Tee
Concrete Jungle Cap
Barf Muscle Tee
Monday, July 15, 2013 A Week With: Ashley, Our Senior Stylist and Resident Boho Babe
Not only is Ashley Glorioso our Senior Stylist, but she’s also the fashion genius behind Purse ‘N Boots, a blog where she chronicles her own outfits and all the gorgeous lookbooks she styles in a voice that’s so down-to-earth that it’s impossible not to love her personality as much as you love her clothes. In the office, Ashley is our resident boho babe, with a massive collection of boots (no surprise there) and an enviable talent for finding vintage treasures. Here, she lets us peek inside her sun-filled apartment and at her racks-on-racks of clothes, plus talks dogs and why, when it comes to sandals, it’s go gladiator or go home.
Pony Hair iPhone 5 Case
Sweet Sunday Overalls
Half The Battle Vest
Camilla Maxi Dress
Lazy Lines Knit
Rambler Denim Jacket
Color Spectrum Swimsuit
Lyric Lace Bustier
Friday, November 9, 2012 A Week With: Linda, Changing The World One Sample At A Time
Our adorable Studio Production Assistant, Linda Park, is a gal who does not take her style too seriously, the only component she considers essential are her deep, red lips. “I like to have a sense of humor with my style. I’ll wear a LBD with Nike running shoes.” It only makes sense that when we see Linda, it’s often just her shiny, black hair whipping by as she sprints into the office with a packed rolling rack full of treasures trailing behind her. Let’s take a tour of this sun-kissed beauty’s childhood home as we chill with her folks, and go for a skate sesh around the neighborhood.
“I keep my decor and makeup routine simple; Nars lipstick on my dresser, and photos I’ve taken of wildflowers on my wall.”
“These cat ears are too cute not to borrow from the studio! Unfortunately, they don’t launch on the site until the holidays…” (We’ll be waiting eagerly…)
Rodarte sweatshirt, Disco Fever Dress (coming soon!), Superga sneakers
“I want to learn how to skate because all my guy friends keep telling me I’m going to fall.”
“My dad is the coolest guy I know. He came to the U.S. to make surfboards in the 70′s. Now he’s into photography and I’m learning so much from him. My mom? Well, she was already GROWING kale before it was cool to eat it.”
“I started knitting when I studied abroad in Paris. It was something to remind me of my grandmother who had passed before she could teach me. Luckily, I picked it up with the aid of YouTube.”
Rachel Comey Coat, Vintage Jeans, Vintage Tee
“I’m most inspired by designers whose brands encompass more than just fashion. It’s a lifestyle, like Nasty Gal.”
Shop Linda's Nasty Gal Picks
Neon Daisy Denim Jacket
Snake Collar Clips
Captive Leather Harness
Split Brogue Boot
Galaxy Silk Playsuit
Salt Lake Cuff
Moschino Fringe Mini Skirt
Make Out Crop Top