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[UPDATE: This story was originally published on November 28.]
If you’re wondering where all the artists, band babes, and real hipsters vanished to, don't worry. They’re all still alive and well, they just fled en masse over the Bay Bridge. Ah yes, Oakland — a magnetic hotbed exploding with effortless eccentricity and relatively affordable rent. And defining the East Bay style scene on Piedmont Avenue is one of our favorite consignment shops, Mercy Vintage Now. Owners and expert curators Karen Anderson and Jenny Velte — along with a team of dreamy shop girls — are definitely the cream of the vintage crop.
So, we thought it only right to have these vixens show us around the up-and-coming 'hood. Get ready for some copy-worthy style as we stroll from a hideaway packed with fashion rags all the way to a breathtaking local cemetery (we promise, it's more pretty than creepy). Take it from us, these girls know what we like!
Photographed by Maria del Rio
Photographed by by Maria del Rio
Australian model Robyn Lawley is the latest celeb to proudly post her Photoshop-free pics. ELLE reports that Lawley Instagrammed the photo shown here to promote her swimwear line, and often posts similar, unretouched photos of herself in bathing suits or lingerie. In doing so, she's amassed over 50,000 Instagram followers read
In the myriad of music festivals that crop up over the summer months, few are as uniquely New York as Full Moon Fest. Taking a cue from its Thailand origins, the NYC Full Moon Fest (tickets available here) has one foot planted in the nostalgia that pumps through this city, and the other in the sleepless-progressive vibe read