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Hot vs Not: Babes on vintage motorcycles (not sports bikes/rockets)

Motorcycles, especially vintage motorcycles, have been all the rage the past few years. Unfortunately it’s almost like a fashion accessory here in L.A. (especially East Hollywood) where every hipster, wannabe Sons of Anarchy, or bearded “gentleman” feels the sudden urge to get their CMSP and buy a bike. And probably all just to fit a […]

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Fashion Giveaway: Win a necklace or ring from Black Willow Jewelry ($100 value)

Last week we featured an interview with Los Angeles jewelry designer and vintage clothing reviver, Black Willow Jewelry (aka Jessica Senteno). Today, we’re offering a chance to style your body parts up and own some of Black Willow Jewelry’s gorgeous pieces. Her work has a very gothic, old-age and mystic look to it. Trust, you will turn heads wherever […]

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12 Best Iconic Mens’ Vintage Leather Jackets

If you’re still trying to figure out what to get that special someone this year for Christmas, you can never go wrong with a stylish and warm leather jacket for the winter season. And what better way to don a stylish leather than with a classic vintage inspired fit. There once was a time when […]

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Hot vs Not: Greasy long hair and vintage-style moto leathers

If you were back in the 50s, would you be a greaser / leather or a soc? Maybe it was the Outsiders, or maybe it was all them hot babes from the ’77 punk era, but men with greasy long hair and throwback style motorcycle leather jackets (similar to that of James Dean) have always […]

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L.A. Fashion Tastemakers: An Interview with Black Willow Jewelry

With Los Angeles being a great hub for artists of all sorts, East Hollywood has been quickly rising as prominent force in fashion. From your Silver Lake hipsters to the shabby chic bohemians of Echo Park, you’ll find that a lot of the fashion and jewelry worn by Angelinos are coming from a very talented […]

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Man Crush Monday: Young Keith Richards (1972)

There’s no doubt about it, young Keith Richards was one guitar slinging babe. Even if he looks like a prune these days as a result of the heavy life he has led. At 70 years old, the man still rocks it as though it were 1972. We were personal witness to this after seeing the […]

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Top 5 Female Fashion Icons in Music

This is not going to contain meat dresses or self-proclaimed “fierce” “divas,” not only because those chicks are clattered down with 72 stylists to just take a stroll in the park, but also because who cares? Talk about well-worn territory. 2013 style is not only generally pretty boring, but simultaneously gratuitously self-congratulatory. It’s my professional […]

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Vintage Gold: Mississippi Fred McDowell – “Shake ‘Em On Down” – Classic Video

A master of slide guitar, “Mississippi” Fred McDowell was the most influential American Hill country blues singer. Creatively, he had played slide with a pocket knife, a beef rib bone and then later switched to a glass slide for its clearer sound. Making music since the early 1900’s, the man projected a slick and steady groove you could […]

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