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[UPDATE: This story was originally published on December 2.]
If you've ever sauntered into the avant-garde La Cienega compound of Opening Ceremony, your eyes surely feel insta-butterflies thumbing through its madcap racks (and perhaps your Amex immediately started to tremble, too?). Owners Carol Lim and Humberto Leon have 100% monopolized the market on cool, uncommon goods — and they're no slackers in curating employees, either. Every single staffer is impeccably dressed and impressively knowledgeable. Case in point: ruler of the L.A. roost, Ms. Jenny Le.
On a rare day when she wasn't globetrotting with her bosses or managing her team of 33, we hit her Silver Lake pad to dig through her bonkers closet and watch her self-styling in action. Click through this treasure trove of classy quirk — we swear there's inspiration galore in store!
Photographed by Luke Wooden
This couple met their freshman year of college. The way they described their first impressions? His: “Emily was energy in the room.” Hers: “Hey there, good lookin’, but no thanks.” After a first-date mishap (he planned a sweet outing to look at Christmas lights; she greeted him wearing sweatpants and no makeup), read
Back in 2005, brothers Tull and Josh Price founded menswear label FEIT (pronounced: feet) in response to a footwear market saturated with homogenized, synthetic goods and severe industrial waste. These days, the duo is introducing a much-anticipated women's collection to its repertoire.
Completely hand-sewn and using read