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A Pop-up Market in the Heart of L.A.’s Skid Row

I hit up downtown LA for the LA CANVAS x Love Nail Tree: 6th Street Market–a pop-up market featuring a variety of fashion boutiques and shops. Below are pics from the event which took place at the Warehaas in the heart of skid row. If you’re not familiar with the area– google it.

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Homemade in Los Angeles. Miss Wax http://misswax.com
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Reminds me of 1. The Simpsons; 2. Odd Future; 3. Randy’s Donuts [Miss Wax misswax.com]
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“Testing the limits of style with a not so typical accessory line.” — Miss Wax misswax.com
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Olde Good Things. The coolest antique store in LA…and NYC.. and PA oldegoodthings.com
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Crate full of glass lanterns… I think [Olde Good Things oldegoodthings.com]
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Nice turnout at the Warehaas
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Love Nail Tree jewelry 👌 http://lovenailtree.com
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6th EDI T ION
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Love NAIL Tree… get it?
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“Let Peace Take Flight” [Love Nail Tree http://lovenailtree.com]
Live Nail Tree bracelet
Love Nail Tree bracelet

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The detail 👌[Love Nail Tree http://lovenailtree.com]
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Camera [Love Nail Tree]

Love Nail Tree http://lovenailtree.com
Love Nail Tree http://lovenailtree.com

Bird ring [Love Nail Tree http://lovenailtree.com]
Bird ring [Love Nail Tree http://lovenailtree.com]
A little smaller than a pocket watch [Love Nail Tree]
A little smaller than a pocket watch [Love Nail Tree]

Love Nail Tree http://lovenailtree.com
We will change the world with the stories we tell
We Will Stand Tall [Love Nail Tree]
We Will Stand Tall [Love Nail Tree]
The Mission
The Mission
More tops
More tops
"I'd rather be a starving artist" Possibly my favorite tee from Love Nail Tree
“I’d rather be a starving artist” Possibly my favorite tee from Love Nail Tree

"Story can change the heart" (I 1st thought "sorry")
“Story can change the heart” (I thought this said “sorry” for some reason) [Love Nail Tree]
"I wish you could photoshop the scars off"
“I wish that I could photoshop the scars off” [Love Nail Tree tee]

Your cold shoulders
Your cold shoulders tee from Love Nail Tree
"Is this just in my head?"
“Is this just in my head?” Tee from Love Nail Tree
Who speaks french?
Who speaks french?

Lee was here. [www.lee.com]
Lee was here. [www.lee.com]
Hex showed up in an old school VW van. How hipster of them lol [www.shophex.com]
Hex showed up in an old school VW van. How hipster of them lol [www.shophex.com]
A little mirror action. [Hex www.shophex.com]
A little mirror action. [Hex www.shophex.com]

Hex www.shophex.com
Hex www.shophex.com
Nice way to display travel bags [Hex www.shophex.com]
Nice way to display travel bags [Hex www.shophex.com]
Go DJ
Go DJ
That's my DJ
That’s my DJ
It says coffee shop but all I smelled were tacos...
It says coffee shop but all I smelled were tacos…
Where chaos and peace come together [Love Nail Tree]
Where chaos and peace come together [Love Nail Tree]
Tees. Literally by the crate full.
Tees. Literally by the crate full.
Los(t) Angeles.
Los(t) Angeles.
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Grab A Bomb & Run For The Hell Of It: Color Me Rad

Run wild through the streets of L.A. covered in brightly covered cornstarch– check ✓. Below are pics from yesterday’s Color Me Rad, a 5K run loosely based off the Hindu Festival of Colors, aka Holi. And if you’re wondering, YES this is the best (and in my opinion the ONLY) way to tie-dye shirts.

Run through the streets of L.A. covered in brightly colored cornstarch-- check✓
Run through the streets of L.A. covered in brightly colored cornstarch– check✓
The faces of RAD. I took their picture while waiting in line to take more pictures.
The faces of RAD. I took their picture while waiting in line to take more pictures.
I hope this stuff was safe to breathe...
I hope this stuff was safe to breathe…
That's going to leave a stain...
That’s going to leave a stain…
Everyone got a pair of Color Me Rad sunglasses. Next time, we may need goggles...
Everyone got a pair of Color Me Rad sunglasses. Next time, we may need goggles…
And the shades come in an assortment of colors to match the face
And the shades come in an assortment of colors to match the face
Covered in color yet his tutu  is spotless. I have know idea how that happened...
Covered in color yet his tutu is spotless. I have know idea how that happened…
A color bomb.
Color bombs. My weapon of choice.
Go Orange
Go Orange
Could this be more Pink?
Could this be more Pink?
He has a phone pouch-- genius.
He has a phone pouch– genius.
Caught throwing bombs
Caught throwing bombs
Everything is purple. Everything is purple.
Everything is purple. Everything is purple.
Meet the newest member of the blue man group!
Meet the newest member of the blue man group!
Ironically, my bib was the only thing that stayed clean!
Ironically, my bib was the only thing that stayed clean!
Face of RAD
Face of RAD
So this is where they keep the ammo...
So this is where they keep the ammo…
Blue bombs
Blue bombs
Green bombs
Green bombs
Made it out alive
The blasting station. Really, really yellow.
Rad Since Forever.
Rad Since Forever.

…And by the end of the 5k you’ll have the rainbow  boogers to show for it.

 

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REWIND: Hip-Hop Should Be LIVE. LA Duo ‘YRF’ Proves It.

I could care less about what you’re doing (or say you’re doing) in the studio– hip-hop should be live! LA hip-hop duo YRF took the stage Friday night at Los Globos on Sunset– with a LIVE BAND. Craig (aka BlakP) and Neesin (aka YC) opened up for Chief Wakil with their band at the east side club. The drummer was underage but that didn’t matter– SHE could f*&king play!

Watch a clip of YRF’s performance on <<REWIND and check out the one-on-one (well, 2) Q&A with the artists below.

REWIND: YRF at Los Globos from Swaggerless on Vimeo.

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