Posts tagged Brooklyn
Meet The Muse: Gabbriette

Gabbriette holds a very special place in my heart. I first met her when she was just 18, and I was in LA for my first solo business trip. Gab agreed to shoot with Mercedes and I at my haunted airbnb rental in the Silver Lake Hills, and I was PUMPED. I had fallen in love with her online persona, and soon learned that she's even smarter, funnier, and more beautiful in person.

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Whiskey & Cigarettes with Angelina Bergenwall

I first met Angelina in 2011 in Sweden, where I was studying abroad. She was recommended to me as a great Swedish photographer who may be willing to work with me on my blog. Upon meeting her, I gave her a HUGE hug, in classic American fashion, and almost scared her away. I quickly learned that the Swedish social customs were not what I was used to (I am loud, blunt, and move my hands around a lot when I speak), but she agreed to work with me despite my obvious lunacy.

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Around the Block with Parker Kit Hill

Parker Kit Hill is a treasure. He entered our store for what was supposed to be a quick meeting and left hours later with a week's worth of looks and all of our respect. His natural sense of style radiates, and we instantly bonded over our love of vintage. Since then, you can catch him hanging out at #thebreakIRL styling our customers, rosé in hand, leading spontaneous dance parties. 

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Grab a Drink with Andrea Smith

I met Andrea last December as we were preparing to open The Break store. She was recommended to me by a mutual friend as an amazing artist who may be willing to illustrate our windows. Despite having just gotten over the flu, she showed up with saltines and seltzer and proceeded to blow my mind with her artistic ability and lovable energy. That day, Andrea was inducted into the Breakbabe hall of fame. Since then, I've discovered that she is not only incredibly dedicated to her craft, she's also genuinely kind, fun-loving, easy-going and totally inspiring.

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