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Later, Please
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Photos By
Nathaniel Norwood + Tamara Rappa
October 2019

Malibu, California

Rolling Hills, Surf Culture, and a Laid-Back Landscape Define Coveted California Casual Style

WALLPAPER BEARING FREEFORM SKETCHES EVOKE THE CULTURE OF SOUTHERN CALI AND MALIBU'S FAMED PIER. A POTENT SALT BLEND HEALS AND SOOTHES, FROM A LOCAL COMPANY THAT BOASTS ONLY THE FINEST INGREDIENTS. A CLAMSHELL LIDDED BOX WITH TOUCHES OF NAUTICAL BLUE IS OCEAN TO TABLE. AN ENAMEL AND GOLD SURFBOARD PENDANT IS EQUAL PARTS ABSTRACT AND SPORTY SYMBOL. CERAMIC BEADS INFUSED WITH NATURAL FRAGRANCE FILL THIS DECORATIVE DIFFUSER BY CALIFORNIA-BASED DESIGNER JENNI KAYNE. A FLEECE-LINED BLANKET INSPIRED BY INDIGENOUS ART AND WEAVINGS GIVES 10% BACK TO NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITIES.


RIDE WAVES ON A RETRO LONGBOARD THE COLOR OF CABERNET. SPORT A MALIBU BARBIE PINK LIP WITH SHEER GLOSS CRAFTED FROM ALL-NATURAL INGREDIENTS.  SATURATE THE SURF WITH SAVVY BY WEARING A SHARP COLOR BLOCK WETSUIT. MASTER A MIX OF CALIFORNIA CASUAL AND FRENCH FLAIR WITH ISABEL MARANT’S THICK DRAWSTRING POCKETED HOODIE. MATCH THE LANDSCAPE BY SWEEPING LIDS WITH A RANGE SUMMER SOLTICE COLOR

A CROPPED CHAMPION TEE IS CLASSICALLY SPORTY WITH A RETRO PEACH TWIST. HIT THE BEACH WITH A FRESH TAKE ON 70’S AMERICAN STYLE IN A TIE DYE SWIMSUIT BY POLO. A BAJA STRIPED COTTON SWEATER DOUBLES AS A CLEVER COVER UP. JENNI KAYNE'S ICONIC SUEDE MULES EFFORTLESSLY GO FROM BEACH TO BAR. PREPARE TO PICNIC ON THE SAND WITH A LIGHTWEIGHT FOLDING CHAIR REMINISCENT OF AN OMBRE SUNSET. 

GO FOR A HIKE AND BEAT THE COOL BREEZE IN A FRESH TAKE ON FLEECE BY ACNE STUDIOS. PLAY UP THE EFFECTS THAT SWIMMING IN THE SEA DOES TO HAIR BY APPLYING A SALT-BASED SURF SPRAY BY BUMBLE AND BUMBLE X SOLID & STRIPED. A STRING OF BEADS IN ASSORTED HUES PAIRS WELL WITH A BIKINI. PALM PRINT SHORTS ECHO THE LANDSCAPE AND HAVE A BUILT-IN BELT, ALLOWING THEM TO BE DRESSED UP OR DOWN. TOUR THE TOWN CARRYING A CONVENIENT AND DURABLE NYLON BACKPACK SPLASHED WITH HIPPY RAINBOW COLOR.

MASTER THE CALIFORNIA MIX: A TASSELED THROW IN MUSTARD AND SOUTHWESTERN PRINT PILLOWS WARM UP A MODERN DAYBED WITH CLEAN LINES. 


RATTAN LANTERNS ARE THE QUINTESSENTIAL BEACH HOME ACCESSORY. RUSTIC BEADS AND HEMP IN CLEAN WHITE AND BEIGE COMBINE TO CREATE CASUAL GLAMOUR IN THIS CHANDELIER BY EXPERT RESORT HOME  BRAND SERENA + LILY. PRACTICAL FOR KITCHEN BUT BEAUTIFUL FOR TABLE: ORGANIC TEA TOWELS PRINTED WITH NON-TOXIC INK ARE INSPIRED BY THE DESERT. ACHIEVE A CALMING WATERCOLOR EFFECT ON WALLS WITH SELF ADHESIVE PAPER BY CYNTHIA ROWLEY. ENJOY A DRINK AND THIS TOUCH OF TEAK THAT REMINDS OF DRIFTWOOD.

GIVE SUN-DRENCHED SKIN A DOSE OF MOISTURE WITH SOOTHING GEL CONTAINING ALOE VERA AND NIGHT CACTUS SUCCULENT. WIND CHIMES CONTAIN ELEMENTS ONE WOULD GATHER ON A LONG WALK ALONG THE BEACH. CONJURE THE SCENT AND THE SIGHTS OF THE SEASIDE CITY BY LIGHTING WARM BROWN CACTUS SCENT CANDLES. A PRE-FILLED PLANTER ADDS COLOR AND TEXTURE, WHILE AN ALOE PLANT STANDS TALL IN A CHIC SPECKLED POT. 


LIKE A ROADSIDE FISH SHACK, TOP PLASTIC BASKETS IN NAUTICAL BLUE WITH WAX PAPER AND FRESH CLAMS OR SHRIMP. A CONTEMPORARY METAL FISH STATUE BRINGS THE SEA TO YOUR SLEEK SPACE. TOP A SERVING PLATTER SNACKS ASSEMBLED FROM FARMER’S MARKET FINDS. A HEFTY LOBSTER POT MAKES COOKING CRUSTACEANS A CINCH. GATHER INSPIRATION WITH THIS COLLECTION OF RECIPES FROM THE BEST RESTAURANTS, BARS, AND BAKERIES IN MALIBU AND LOS ANGELES. PREPARE SAVORY SEAFOOD PAELLA IN A TRADITIONAL AND DECORATIVE HAMMERED COPPER CATAPLANA.

A HIBISCUS PRINT JUMPSUIT IN SILK SATIN EXUDES ELEVATED EASE. AN OFF THE SHOULDER MAXI DRESS TAKES IT UP A NOTCH IN CHIFFON, PERFECTLY SUITED TO A PARTY OR DINNER NEAR THE OCEAN. LAYERED OVER A BIKINI OR SWIMSUIT, OR WORN MORE FORMALLY, A SIMPLE SLIP DRESS WITH HIGH SLIT SHOWS OFF TANNED SKIN IN VIBRANT FUCHSIA. THE EPITOME OF SOCAL STYLE: A WOOL FELT HAT IN BOLD BLUE TO COMPLEMENT BOTH FLOWY DRESSES AND DISTRESSED DENIM. FRESHWATER PEARLS, BEADS AND RUBBER STACK FOR COLORFUL ARM CANDY MEANT TO BE PAIRED WITH CASUAL CLOTHES.