May 13, 2014
This month we’re all about the easy, laid-back vibes of California. The carefree attitude, artsy atmosphere, desert landscape and bright blue waters: we’ll take it all, please. Here’s some of our favorite Cali inspiration to give us all that west coast feeling, no matter where we may actually be.
Movies to watch: Clueless (1995), Gidget (1959), Chinatown (1974), Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), American Graffiti (1973), Valley Girl(1983), Rebel Without a Cause (1955).
Books to read: Slouching Towards Bethlehem, Play It as It Lays, Cannery Row, Big Sur, Sweet Valley High series, Less Than Zero, Weetzie Bat, The White Album, Valley of the Dolls.
Music to listen to: The Beach Boys, Dum Dum Girls, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Eels, Local Natives, Rilo Kiley, The Germs, Weezer, Love, The Bangles, Best Coast, Haim, The Byrds, Phantom Planet “California” (because of course).
Source: Urban Outfitters Blog