Posts Tagged ‘abbot kinney’

#labelcrush : TULAROSA Abbot Kinney Brunch


So who doesn’t love Venice Beach sunshine, blogger babes, incredible Gjelina eats
complete with bottomless grapefruit mimosas?…
(No one raises hand)
The beauties of TULAROSA label treated us to a gorgeous lunch atop Gjelina on Abbot Kinney
to celebrate the debut of their Summer 2015 collection (available at Principessa next month!)
Read on for event recap & pictures of our favorite Wednesday morning to date of 2015…

UPCOMING EVENT: Show Me Your MuMu Garden Party & Trunk Show!


We get to garden party with our favorite ladies from Show Me Your MuMu!
Next Saturday January 31st, please join us for some Elderberry Champagne, custom flower crowns from Flower Gypsies & all of MuMu’s most floral pieces to get you ready for Spring! Read on to RSVP!

50%-75% OFF SALE


Hey baes, just a loving reminder that we have an incredible SALE happening in our Principessa Sale room right now! Take 50%-75% off everything that you love like Stone Cold Fox, Citizens of Humanity, Chan Luu & much more! Sale goes until the end of January… See you soon!

Event Recap: AGAIN Collection + Jacquie Aiche


A little party recap on the incredible event we hosted with the mega babes of AGAIN!
Thank you to the girls of AGAIN & Jacquie Aiche for such a great trunk show! xoxo

#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!

Principessa Holiday Gift Guide 2014

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We’ve picked some of our favorite Principessa staples to make your holiday gift giving just a little bit easier!

#Obsessions : 10 Things I Can’t Live Without – Mehera Hunter

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Meet the Principessa girls! Every month we would like to introduce you to the Princi gals & 10 things they cannot live without! This month we introduce Principessa’s Manager, the beautiful & incredibly multi-faceted Mehera Hunter!

UPCOMING EVENT : Principessa presents… A Vintage Salon


Who doesn’t love the one-of-a-kind uniqueness of vintage fashion? Principessa certainly does & we are beyond excited to offer you an amazing collection from some of the best Vintage dealers in Los Angeles! Make sure you join us November 15th for our first ever in-store Principessa Vintage Salon!



Halloween is upon us! And since it’s one of our favorite holidays, you know we have to throw a party…

Please make sure to join us Saturday October 25th for a very-Principessa-Halloween-party with one of our favorite (and sexiest) designers, Leticia Loza. She’ll be purveying her incredible sorceress inspired webbed dresses just in time for your Halloween costume perusing… and if that wasn’t enough, the babes behind LIVINLARGE PHOTO will be changing out our mural, one Goddess for another… Read on to meet the designer & see what we have in store for you…

ANNUAL MADNESS : Abbot Kinney Festival Recap

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The Abbot Kinney Festival was an incredible time at Principessa this year!! The Princi girls were looking amazing, our bohemian inspired booth was popping off & I got to walk around & check out the organized chaos. Thank you again to Unicorn Airlines for supplying us with so many gorgeous head pieces!
Click on to see my recap in pictorial form …

Unicorn Takeover: Natalia Benson takes over Principessa’s Blog


Hello Princesses of Principessa – Natalia Benson here. It is with great excitement that I let you know.. I am taking over. & I have some wonderful things in store for you on the weekly right here on Principessa’s blog!
Read on to hear my story & what I have in store for you…

More from Principessa Model Muse Angelina Bordeaux


Often times when we do a photo shoot, tons of gorgeous pics end up on the cutting room floor…and when you shoot a beauty like Angelina, it’s a damn shame!  So we thought we’d share some of these with you…after all, beautiful pictures are meant to be seen!  xx

Model Muse: Angelina Bordeaux


Had a fun-filled dreamy day shooting local Venice beauty Angelina Bordeaux…in our own back yard! Much more to come from this gorgeous creature…

On location: Abbot Kinney Blvd. Venice, CA


 We’re back! Our website is alive & kicking and better than ever….and growing every day! Of course this means constant photo shoots…and what better location than Abbot Kinney? Our neighborhood is a huge part of who we are…we’ve been on this street for over a decade and have watched in total amazement as it’s evolved into one of the most talked-about streets in the world! We’ve loved our hood since day one…and in an effort to honor and celebrate our eclectic, magical, bohemian beach town, we do all of our web shoots on and around Abbot Kinney. The crowds, the cars, the construction, the alleys, the graffiti…we love it all & we use it all. Makes for the perfect backdrop if you ask us! Come visit the shop the next time you’re in Venice, or check us out at xx

Principessa & Livinlarge…The making of an incredible mural.


A few weeks ago, we had the pleasure of working with the amazing crew from Livinlargephoto (street artists Jill Sutherland, Anne Staveley & friends) on a custom designed mural for our store front…and we couldn’t be happier with the results! She is stunning!! Next time you’re in Venice, come by and check her out in person…

Principessa, Luxury Jones & Hanna Beth present: Diamonds in the Desert Trunk Show 3/23/13


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The Luxury Jones Coachella Collection 2013 Trunk Show
Saturday, March 23rd 12pm-5pm
1323 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, Ca 90291

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

this week at Princi…


It’s been a hotbed of activity here at Princi this week…and it’s only Wednesday!  We kicked the week off with a visit from the lovely Niki of Luxury Jones fame (along with her little pup Carlos)…she dropped off more boots (yay!!) and a bevy of new styles she’d been working on just for us!  Then we all fell madly in love with Bosley, Cari’s adorable mini poodle.  Then there were all the shipments!  Off-the-charts sexy Sophia Loren-esque body-hugging dresses from Ticci Tonetto, Jen’s Pirate Booty bags (I’d like one of each please), some insane Mikal Winn one-of-kind cuffs, intoxicating new scents from Ebba’s new Boho Collection, and the sold-out Otis & Maclain aztec print skirt is now back in stock!  So basically we’re just bracing ourselves for a crazy (fun) weekend…you’ve got to love summer in Venice :)

Sartorialist Surfing


I’m always so inspired by street fashion…the way everyday girls interpret the trends (or buck them all together) and put their own unique spin on them.  In my opinion, the best site for this real-life fashion voyeurism is still The Sartorialist. If you don’t already have it bookmarked, you should!  The photography is beautiful, the peeps are relatable (for the most part) and you can’t help but get inspired by these women (and men) of all ages and the creative ways they make a statement.

we’re having a sale y’all


Just marked down some great pieces from Vince, Haute Hippie, Rachel Pally, Nation, Citizens of Humanity, Goldsign, Odylyne,Winter Kate, Principessa Vintage and more!!  Everything is 20 to 50% off the original price…and it’s already flying out the door, so get here soon! xo

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 :)

Citizens of Humanity Spring 2012


We’re so diggin’ all the sexy new spring styles from Citizens of Humanity at Princi right now, and like everyone else we’re especially obsessed with the floral prints! The cropped jeans are crazy cute and the shorts are off the charts!!  Get a jump start on that spring wardrobe and grab a pair while they’re still around :)

This just in…more amazing boots by Luxury Jones at Principessa Venice


When Niki Dimitras (the clever mastermind behind Luxury Jones) drops off new boots, we revert to kids-in-a-candy-store around here.  Each pair has a personality all it’s own, made from vintage western boots and adorned with vintage belts, scarves, and various other treasures.  You know we’re suckers for anything one-of-a-kind here at Principessa, and these Luxury Jones boots fit the bill perfectly.  Genius.  Thanks Niki! xo  

Jacquie Aiche Herkimer Diamonds


Ladies, feel free to forward this post to your man ;)
Get a jump start on Valentines Day with Jacquie Aiche’s herkimer diamonds. I love the rawness of these gems (prong set in gold vermeil) and the fact that no two are exactly alike…it’s what makes each piece so special, beautiful, and one of a kind…just like you xo

Principessa Vintage


Absolutely loving this vintage lambskin fringe top (courtesy of Madley)…especially the logo!  It’s the original “Double R”…only in this case it stands for “Range Rider”…what’s not to love about that??  Be sure to stop by the store to check out all the other amazing one-of-a-kind vintage!

Gregory Beauchamp aka ‘beauchamping’


In the “not-just-because-he’s-my-boyfriend” category, talented local artist Gregory Beauchamp is really making a name for himself these days. Featured in the ‘sneak peek’ section of Design*Sponge yesterday, Gregory’s home is a true example of Venice living…half the treasures were found at local flea markets and alleyways! And his beautiful art is a reflection of his home…simple, thoughtful, inspirational and best of all, affordable! His work has been published in several books and magazines and he’s been featured on countless design blogs…thought it was high time I gave my man a little shout out of my own :)

Directional Motivation bags at Principessa Venice


Local designer Naomi Strauss (an avid surfer and absolute sweetheart) is an angel in my book…she’s created my dream bag line. The perfect blend of boho & preppy, these bags are made of reclaimed army canvas and deadstock materials. They remind me of the perfectly aged LL Bean totes I grew up with back East, but with enough edge to give them a little street cred. The overnight bags are perfect for a weekend getaway and the italian tote has two side compartments for wine (at least that’s how I see it)…genius.

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.

Chan Luu


New colors available in our best-selling Chan Luu silk & cashmere scarves…with dozens more colors to choose from in the store…and soon on our website too! Sure to become a wardrobe staple, these scarves are light as air, soft as silk, and completely seasonless. From the slopes to the beach, or the plane to the pool, these scarves are pure perfection.

Mikal Winn


Sculptor-artist-jewelry designer Mikal Winn makes magic from his 29 Palms studio in the Mojave Desert. Inspired by the glittering bounty flowing from the treasure chests in the Indiana Jones movies, Mikal hand-crafts every piece to create one-of-a-kind show stopping jewels for the treasure hunter in all of us. Part brutalist, part fairy tale, every piece Mikal creates is sure to add just the right amount of amazing to any outfit.