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In a world that’s dauntingly overrun with apps, video-enhanaced glasses, mobile-fitness monitors, e-readers, and more, sometimes it’s refreshing to take a stroll into a bookstore and get back to the basics. Digital detox, anyone? Whether it’s our penchant for page turning or the shop's comforting library smell, cult-followed Book/Shop is our literary oasis in the heart of the East Bay.
We love it so much, we tapped shop gal (and blogger) Meaghan Murphy to show us around. The curly-haired bookworm modeled four outfits that are just as sleek and streamlined as the store itself. So, get ready to meet this culture curator and get the scoop on her must-reads right now. Let’s book it, shall we?
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Photographed by Ashley Batz
On any given day, our browsers are open to Shopbop because of its on-point selection. The retailer carries the most sought-after items from top brands that aren’t available anywhere else. So, naturally, when the site has a sale (with some items up to 70% off!), we scour it to add everything we can to our carts read
We’re finally starting to shed our layers in NYC, opting for
just one jacket rather than four. As for our friends on the west coast? Well, they’ve
been enjoying coat-less living for a
few weeks now. Meanwhile, those in the middle may still need their parkas.
Spring weather is better than winter no matter where you read