Category Archives: Recessionista

Cascade Custom Crafts

Cascade Custom Crafts i received this beautiful necklace for my birthday from my best friend in the entire world, my bgf, kaytie. i’ve never been much of a jewelry kind of girl (as you can tell) but i’m all for something that is personalized, and has meaning. cascade custom crafts is an online-based store specializing [...]

Foxie Roxie Headbands

So, this is the very first interview LAI has done! Woooo! I interviewed Raquel Redmond, the designer behind Foxie Roxie Headbands! Hope you enjoy! Tell me a little bit about yourself & where you’re from. I grew up in a small town in north-eastern Iowa called Charles City. I have a beautiful sister, Rachael, and [...]


BROADWAY BAR 830 Broadway LA, CA 90014 i’m gonna be honest – i RARELY (almost never) go to bars in downtown LA. partially because i live in hollywood so i can walk to about 8,234,555 bars, and because DTLA kind of scares me at night. i took the red line train to this bar and [...]

lahotski babe

WOW WOW WOW! i’m kind of speechless about this ensemble. it is beyond words. the floral pattern + stripes create a mis-matchy perfection. paired with cute flats or wedges it’s perfect for the daytime, and paired with hot pumps & a blazer you’re ready for the evening! it’s so perfect for spring! with the skirt [...]

style sophisticate

you may recognize this fabulous babe from previous posts, or from her own blog, style sophisticate. either way this is my friend tiffany and she is amazing. every time i see her she looks killer. makes sense though, right?! this is a super modern “grunge” look and i love it. the ripped black jeans + [...]