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Dakota Johnson Steps Out in Gucci’s Chic Ugly-Pretty Shoe

Fashion February 3, 2016 0 Comments

After taking the reins at Gucci almost a year ago, Alessandro Michele’s retro maximalist aesthetic (read: tiered ruffled dresses, floral suits, and lady bags furnished with throwback hardware) has been resonating with A-listers on and off the red carpet. Actress Dakota Johnson is an ardent fan of the Italian house, and stepped out onto the rainy sidewalks of New York…

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H&M Studio Does Sporty Beach Looks for Spring ’16

Looks February 3, 2016 0 Comments

H&M Studio’s spring 2016 collection serves up sporty inspired fashions H&M’s premium collection, H&M Studio, gets a new look for its spring-summer 2016 lookbook. With images starring model Vanessa Axente, the fashion retailer serves up major boho beach vibes. From the classic black bikini to tunics with worldly prints, the spring season is all about embracing an eclectic range of…

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Beloved Café Tropical Owner Donato Lopez Passes Away

City Guide Los Angeles February 3, 2016 0 Comments

The community figure was known for his smile and hospitality. Very sad news. Donato Lopez, the chef and owner of Silver Lake’s Café Tropical has passed, according to The Eastsider. Regulars to the restaurant known for its guava cheese pie, massive cookies, and Cuban sandwiches could always count on a warm smile by Lopez from behind the counter. Lopez was…

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5 San Francisco Spa Treatments Worth Skipping the Super Bowl for This Weekend

Beauty February 3, 2016 0 Comments

This Sunday, Super Bowl 50 comes to the Bay Area. And though the actual event may be taking place at Levi’s Stadium in nearby Santa Clara, a game-weekend vacation offers an opportunity to touch down in San Francisco and to explore the city’s unique beauty offerings. For those looking to balance football’s fanatic energy with a bit of pampering and…

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Two East Village Vegan Ice Cream Shops Close in a Week

City Guide New York February 3, 2016 0 Comments

DF Mavens ice cream is still sold online and in Whole Foods. Blythe Anne’s and DF Mavens — two East Village dairy-free ice cream shops — have closed within one week of each other. Blythe Anne’s, which closed earlier this week, originally opened as Lula’s Sweet Apothecary in 2008, according to EV Grieve. Anne rebranded in 2014 after a reportedly…

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