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[UPDATE: This story was originally published on January 14.]
If there's one thing we love about exploring Oakland, it's discovering heaps of emerging local artisans worth writing home about. The area has become a hotbed for creatives and we're always eager to peek into their inspired worlds. So, naturally, when we caught wind of what Kaila Niles, of up-and-coming label Heaven, was whipping up, our interest was immediately piqued.
The budding designer hasn't just mastered the art of one skill, but is unbelievably multi-talented — with daring tie-dye techniques, gorgeous jewelry, and lavish lamps all umbrella-ed under her line. Want to get the 411 on Niles' top East Bay spots and whimsical personal style? Let her be your guide!
Photographed by Maria del Rio
Cara Delevingne knows what we want: Her first collaboration with Mulberry is a line after our own backpack-loving hearts. The British beauty gave us a first glimpse at the collection earlier this summer, and it's now available to shop.
The Cara Delevingne Collection features one bag in three sizes (mini, regular, or read
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