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Its that time again… For this months Willow & Clay Closet Curator Series we featured Natalie Alcala aka Racked LA Editor aka Menagerie Blogger Connoisseur aka Willow & Clay Fashion Muse

Natalie let us step in to her half closet, half fashion temple last week to get a glimpse of what is going on in her curated world and this is what we found… black, white and crossbody purses.  This girl knows what she likes and we like what she knows. Especially her taste in outfits. When she come out in her silver oxfords and our Mink Link Sweater we about died, so cute. As we wrapped up our day we of course had Natalie fill out one of our Willow & Clay madlibs. Check out Natalies version of  ”Girls Night Out”… its in perfect LA night out fashion.

Keep Curating,
Riley

PS You can get Natalies sweater the Willow & Clay Mink Link Sweater today at www.willowclay.com

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Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas eats breakfast while stretching on the stairs of her host family’s home in Des Moines, Iowa.
In his portrait series of gold-medal hopefuls for TIME’s 2012 Olympics special issue, Martin Schoeller shows three U.S. team members—gymnast Gabby Douglas, runner Lolo Jones and swimmer Ryan Lochte—whose passion for sport isn’t contained by training center walls.
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Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas eats breakfast while stretching on the stairs of her host family’s home in Des Moines, Iowa.

In his portrait series of gold-medal hopefuls for TIME’s 2012 Olympics special issue, Martin Schoeller shows three U.S. team members—gymnast Gabby Douglas, runner Lolo Jones and swimmer Ryan Lochte—whose passion for sport isn’t contained by training center walls.

See more photos here.

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This Airbrushed Mani Is Ready for Miami Swim Week

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We’ve got contributing editor Natalie Alcala on speed-dial. Not only does the LA-based writer and blogger know the best places to score an unforgettable braid, she’s also discovered the secret to perfect skin from Hollywood’s elite. Every week, she’ll be cluing us in to the latest in West Coast fashion, beauty, and fun.

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This week I’m back in Miami to report on the scantily clad scene that is Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim. But before I left LA, I stopped by my secret spot for airbrushed manicures: CT Nails #9 by David. Known as the man for intricately printed tips (girls come from all over the world to see him), David can whip up just about any design you’re dreaming of.

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Beauty Throwback: Double Hair Buns

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We’ve got contributing editor Natalie Alcala on speed-dial. Not only does the LA-based writer and blogger know the best places to score an unforgettable braid, she’s also discovered the secret to perfect skin from Hollywood’s elite. Every week, she’ll be cluing us in to the latest in West Coast fashion, beauty, and fun.

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As demonstrated in this post, I love a good throwback. My latest obsession is the resurgence of double buns—a statement hairstyle championed by edgy fashion forces like Gwen Stefani (above) and Bjork in the ’90s. I’m glad to see that the look has parlayed it’s way back onto the scene, thanks to gals like Vanessa Hudgens and Rita Ora—two girls who know a thing or two about having fun with fashion.

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