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Channeling our Inner Janis : Made for Pearl Event Recap


Our Made for Pearl Trunk Show last Saturday was a gorgeous experience (think Janis Joplin inspired line + her favorite cocktail + all the babes of Principessa in bell bottoms & paisley;) Read on to see event photos, who wore what & Janis Joplin’s favorite drink recipe – the Bobby McGee Hurricane, complete with moonshine soaked cherries!! (eek)

#Obsessions : 10 Things I Can’t Live Without – Amy Jane


In honor of one of our amazing Managers’ Amy Jane’s birthday this week (she’s a Sagittarius;) –
we wanted to celebrate her with this month’s rendition of 10 Things I Can’t Live Without!
Every month we will feature one of our Principessa girls & the 10 things they couldn’t exist without…. cowgirl boots, italian take out & the lot… ! Read on!

Coachella Event

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  Join us for an amazing trunk show March 22nd featuring some of our favorite designers who cultivate the ultimate gypset designs in LA. Come and play with Jen’s Pirate Booty, Lovely Bird, Unicorn Airlines, Flower Gypies and local venice street artist Jules Muck as they showcase their newest collections and exclusives for Principessa Venice. It’s the perfect party to get ready for dancing in the desert at Coachella. Festival season never looked so good.

Fashion Crush


Fashion Crushin….. The Monokini As you see from our instagram (follow us @principessa_venice) we’re a little obsessed with Venice local @pacific_and_driftwood! Worthy of a cult following, designer Christian Cox elevates swimwear to the next level by up-cycling coveted vintage rocker tees into the ultimate beach babe monokini. Her unique lifestyle brand Pacific and Driftwood cultivates the essential gypsy California girl style with it’s beyond amazing fashion designs. These one of a kind rocker beauties go from the beach to wherever the day-tripping fever takes you. Can you say Coachella bound?         Available In-Store only at Principessa on Abbot Kinney Blvd in Venice. Shop our newest obsessions at XOXO- Princi

Baubles & Bubbles…A Jewelry Trunk Show 12-1-12


We’re so excited to be hosting another Trunk Show this Saturday at Principessa…and this time it’s all jewelry!! Just in time for the holidays, we’ll be showcasing a dizzying array of stunning and exclusive pieces from designers like Jacquie Aiche, Sid Vintage, Again, and Vosbig….and it’s all for ONE DAY ONLY! So stop by Principessa between 12pm and 5pm this Saturday and sip a glass of bubbly while you browse these beautiful gems!! xx

Splurge or Save…it’s YOUR choice!

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By now, most people know that Principessa offers a wide variety of styles and prices to fit most moods and budgets. If you’re looking to invest in the timeless cool of a lambskin leather moto jacket, we’ve got one for you. And if you want to rock that look but not break the bank, we’ve got one for you too! Here’s just a sneak peek at how you can buy into the same look at very different prices…all in one store! Happy shopping!

Storm King Art Center


Ok, if you had told me there was an amazing outdoor sculpture park located on 500 sprawling acres of land in New York’s Hudson Valley, I would’ve come here sooner!  Awe-inspiring pieces from acclaimed artists like Calder, Lichtenstein, Maya Lin and Noguchi dot the landscape with their creative genius.  And when I stumbled upon an actual Andy Goldsworthy stone wall, I died and went to sculpture heaven.  If you ever find yourself even remotely close to the area, run, don’t walk to Storm King.

The Venice Garden Tour


The Venice Garden Tour is tomorrow, and if you’ve never been, we think you should go! Although it’s always in Venice, the neighborhoods change each year, so each tour promises new adventures and discoveries. And since it’s Venice, you can count on a wonderful mix of beauty, strangeness, and eccentricities while you meander through private homes and gardens. And of course we think you should stop by Principessa first and get a hat…tomorrow’s forecast calls for sunny skies and not a chance of rain. Enjoy :)

Principessa loves: Big Sur


What can I say about Big Sur that hasn’t already been said…it is mystical, magical, inspirational, and perhaps one of the most captivating places on earth. And it’s just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Venice. Big Sur is where we go to relax, unwind, put things in perspective, appreciate nature, and gain a whole new level of respect for this wonderful world we live in. xo

Thomas Hill Organics, Paso Robles


If you find yourself making the journey to Paso Robles (and you should), you need to make a stop at Thomas Hill Organics. We recently had a wonderful lunch at this market-bistro/wine bar with some good friends (and a great dog named Stella). All the food is locally & organically grown, the wine selection hails mostly from the central coast, and the outdoor patio is the perfect setting for the kind of lunch that turns into dinner…loved it.

Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing


For months now, the Abbot Kinney crowd has been buzzing about the new pop-up restaurant in the Capri space called Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing…and now we know why. D & S stopped in last night and delighted in the kale salad with black apples & dates and the lamb sirloin with toasted barley & horseradish gremolata. And the staff? Super friendly. The vibe? Warm & cozy. So it seems when the chefs from Axe, Hungry Cat and Joe’s team up, the results are bound to be as amazing as you’d think…I’m sold.