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‘Los Angeles Plays Itself’ is Thom Anderson’s epic 2003 documentary about the depiction of the city of Los Angeles in film. The entire film is a collage of found footage from films set in L.A. accompanied by Anderson’s narration. The three hour film has had a strong underground following, but because it would have cost Anderson […]

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PARIS, LA blog is about the magic accidents of life. It’s about artists, writers, photographers, musicians and designers that cross our mind, and our heart for a day, a season, a life! It refers to a vital substance that nourishes, and inspires our soul day by day. A sort of vivid shadow that gives birth twice a year to a print magazine named PARIS, LA.
—Dorothée Perret



Slaves of New York is a rom-com from 1989 starring Bernadette Peters. Peters plays Eleanor, a hat designer with rad ’80s style, who is navigating New York’s “Downtown” art  scene. Eleanor lives with her self-absorbed artist boyfriend Stash, until her awesome hat designs are discovered by a fashion designer named Wilfredo, played by Steve Buscemi. […]



rue blanche has been appealing to women since 1987, directed by Marie-Chantal Regout. 3 years ago, the young designer Céline Collard joined her and their collaboration is beautiful! The next fall-winter collection is online, and I love it. Stylish, boyish, tender. Clothes – which are fun, luxurious yet minimalist – fit in easily with their wardrobe, […]

The General Sherman Tree


The General Sherman Tree is the largest living organism on earth! It lives in Sequoia National Park in California. In 1879 it was named by James Wolverton, a naturalist who served as a lieutenant under General Sherman in the American Civil War.  I visited the park this past weekend and was blown away by the great mass and […]


WEEKLY WRAP UP | JULY 21- 25, 2014

This week, I watched the Swedish film We Are The Best! and I remembered one of my favorite films from when I was a kid, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains. The film is full of awesome teenage punk fashion straight out of the 1980s. I had to post more pictures. We also took a walk […]


We Are the Best! is a really cute and funny film about 3 teenage girls in Sweden who form a punk band in the 1980s. It reminded me of one of my favorite films as a kid – Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains, which is also about a group of 3 teenage girls who form […]