to the colorful journal of Marissa Berrini, creative director, artist and curator living in Los Angeles. Launched in 2010, Marissa's online journal tells of adventures with her husband Sam, their fur kids, the occasional cocktail creation and lots of conversations with inspiring people. This blog serves to celebrate tiny victories, inspiration for those times you're stuck in a rut and bring together a community that wants more than a perfectly curated feed of eye candy. Sometimes you just got to throw it out there and see where it goes!

Music Inspires: Salt Petal

Salt Petal How do you beat the heat or any summer time blues? Easy. Start by putting on Salt Petal—a local LA indie rock band which fuses together up-temp rock with tropical vibes influenced by regions like Argentina, Brazil and Colombia. Their sophomore album, Sea Monster, is filled with so many exhilarating and energizing tunes that make you want to grab a beach towel, summer cocktail and head straight to your summer getaway. In honor of their album, I found some fun items to compliment these summer jams. Enjoy!

Don't miss their upcoming show:

8/17 KCRW’s Chinatown Summer Nights

For more Salt Petal, check them out here on their site or follow them on Facebook.

Music Inspires: Salt Petal

1. Astro Circle Shades from Nasty Gal 2. Lavender Double Shapes by LEIF 3. Lattice Waist Dress 4. Goldcoast Complete Longboard Skateboard (Salvo) 5. Chinese Laundry Strawberry Field Bootie

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