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Rainbow Connection

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Why are there so many songs about rainbows? And what's on the other side... Rainbows are visions, but only illusions. Rainbows have nothing to hide... Happy LGBT pride month friends! This ones for you. Gay pride is the positive stance against discrimination and violence toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people everywhere. At the heart of it all is a simple notion; love is love. Some day we'll find it... the rainbow connection. The lovers, the dreamers and me.

Such Great Whites

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They will see us waving from such great heights... come down now... they'll say. But everything looks perfect from far away... come down now, but we'll staaayyy. By now you probably get that I like lyrical references. Almost as much as I like a great pair of white jeans. Shopping for jeans can be overwhelming, but Los Angeles is an epi-center for some amazing premium denim brands, so try one of our local brands like AG, AMO, Citizens of Humanity, Mother or Paige. Made in the USA / Made in LA.

Good Vibes Only

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Been spendin' most our lives... living' in a spiritual gangsta's paradise. Spiritual Gangster is a yoga lifestyle brand known for their good vibe message tanks. The companies mission is to inspire 'positivity, generosity, kindness and connectedness', with a portion of proceeds donated to Feeding America, a non profit fighting the good fight against hunger in America. Not every item is Made in the USA, but there's enough of an assortment here to #raiseyourvibration. Namaste.

I Love You Opal

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Baby Opal is 9 months today, and since my love for this stone inspired her name I thought I'd feature some beautiful pieces of opal jewelry that anyone, not just us October Libra's can enjoy. The name Opal is thought to be derived from the Sanskrit upala, meaning “precious stone,” and later the Greek derivative “Opallios,” meaning “to see a change of color.” Opals come in several different colors, and the play of color comes from opal’s unique formation process. The majority of the world's supply opals c[...]

Color Me Camo

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Camo seemed like the right thing to post on this Memorial Day... It's a personal fave that I view as a tribute trend. There are also endless quips about blending into the environment that one can use when wearing! MONROW is one of my picks for great 'super soft' basics. Its an LA based brand that manufactures in the USA. Thanks for that. And most importantly to all present and past US servicemen and women, thank you for your service.

Keyed Up

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These repurposed vintage keys are handmade in downtown Los Angeles by pay it forward company The Giving Keys. TGK employs individuals who are transitioning out of homelessness, and when the time comes, the owner is meant to give up their key to someone in need, passing along the various messages and words etched into each piece. Now that is key.

Here Comes The Sun

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Do do do do... Sunny days are happier with these sunnies from Oakley. Oakley has resurrected its iconic Frogskins sunglasses for an '80s throwback look that's on trend, totally gnarly and assembled in the USA.

Throw Me a Rope

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When a knot so household object becomes a coveted accessory... Grab on!

Marigold

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Just one of those colors that make me happy, defined as a plant of the daisy family, typically with yellow, orange, or copper-brown flowers. Marigold flowers were carried as love charms in the Middle Ages by both genders who wanted to attract someone new. I'm pretty sure you will catch an eye or two in any of these colorful items Made in the USA.

Gingham Style

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Move beyond the tablecloth! Gingham is everywhere and here to stay with so many options Made in the USA.

Senior Moment

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One of the hardest categories to find Made in the USA are shoes! But when you're this committed to the cause you gotta get creative. The San Antonio Shoemakers (SAS) have been dedicated to crafting comfy shoes by hand for over 30 years. The brand is a humble American success story and family owned business so style 'em sassy.

No Hassle Tassle

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Can't get enough of these ornamental threads? You're not alone! Tassel's have been one of the biggest trends of the year across clothing and accessories... call it fringe with benefits.

Ziggy Stardust

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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars was the fifth studio album by David Bowie and considered his breakthrough album. Ziggy Stardust was the name of Bowie's alter ego, an androgynous rock star who acts as a messenger for extraterrestrial beings. This song holds the most special place in my heart of hearts for Ziggy was also the name of our beloved rescue pomeranian with one blue eye and one brown. RIP Ziggy. RIP Bowie. Ziggy played guitar... ah ah ah.