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Between Topanga Canyon and the surge in rural cuisine (à la Mess Hall in Silver Lake), there's no denying that SoCal takes on a real rustic vibe come fall. And one of our fave autumn activities is actually dressing the part in seasonally appropriate garb. We can't think of a chicer way to welcome the crisp, desert chill than a Southwestern-inspired wardrobe, filled with sandy hues and Pendleton prints. Because, as everyone knows, hot cocoa always tastes better when paired with a cozy fringed poncho.
Whether you have your sights on Santa Fe or the fire pit at your fave local resto, we've wrangled up 25 items that are perfect for the plains, but are anything but dull. Westward, ho!
Stylist and art director Nicole Fasolino lives in Chelsea with her four-year-old, Luca. Mother and son enjoy — among other things — parading around the city almost and hanging out at home in a totally awesome makeshift teepee and listening to Future Islands.
We haven't really met an accessory we didn't want to try on. Whether it's Saint Laurent shades, a Kenzo bag, Vans sneakers, or that strange Medusa-head ring with the plastic wobbly bits we found in that junk shop once, we just can't say no. And, that's why we spend the majority of the week searching for the perfect extras read