In Their Shoes: Joshua Vides with Clarks

Clarks fan Joshua Vides says he's always been interested in fashion and self-expression. Vides describes his transformation as going from Dickies and white t-shirts in his early high school years to being voted 'Best Dressed' by senior year. And now he runs his own label. In 2010 Josh founded CLSC (kla-sik) as a showcase for his interests in "sex, drugs, sports, and music."  Also he has a thing for burgers, especially In-N-Out where we met with him for this Q&A. 

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In Their Shoes: Sin Color

Sin Color arrived at Los Globos in Echo Park around 8pm to set up for their performance. Lead singer and Dr. Martens lover Crisia wore her Dr. Martens Mary Jane shoes to perform that night. Guitarist David, drummer Alfredo and keyboardist Justin bring equipment to the second floor stage to set up. Sin Color translates to "without color" in Spanish although their music has a kaleidoscope of influences.

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In Their Shoes: T.U.K. at The Gypsy Bazaar

The Gypsy Bazaar is a "travelling beauty marketplace" offering tantalizing beauty services ranging from henna tattoos and elaborate braided up-dos to make-up application and nail art. Who's the head gypsy behind The Gypsy Bazaar? T.U.K. fan Michelle B. and her exotic artistry. Under a custom-made tent fellow gypsy souls can luxuriate for a moment on teak benches and embellished cushions from India while Michelle free-hands intricate henna designs.

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In Their Shoes: On the L.A. Food Scene with Asics

Tien Nguyen loves Asics, or Tigers, as she calls them. Tien writes mostly about food; formerly for LA Weekly and now for the LA Times. She is also the co-author of chef Roy Choi’s (yes, the Kogi truck guy!) recent memoir L.A. Son: My Life, My City, My Food. Asics are her favorite shoes and if you find yourself in Los Angeles you might run into her researching her next article over a delicious dish. Take walk in Tien's shoes for a little taste of Los Angeles. 

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In Their Shoes: Happening in DTLA with Converse

Downtown Los Angeles is alive. Between concerts, art shows, fitness classes, eateries, festivals and events of every kind, it's hard to be bored in this city. Since downtown's revitalization in the last ten years, the problem has not been lack of things to do, but it could have been how to find them. Converse fan Lizette V. found a way to keep followers at the speed of the city's pulse with her Instagram account @HappeningInDTLA. Happening In DTLA posts everything from breathtaking shots of the electric skyline to the yummiest plates to the places you didn't know were happening all along.

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City Muse: LA Arts District featuring Vans

The white canvas Vans Sk8-Hi Slim is the perfect pair to wear while exploring the murals, restaurants and people-watching opportunities in the Arts District of downtown Los Angeles. The Arts District is an eccentric neighborhood saturated in color with small art galleries, coffeehouses, trendy restaurants and art on every surface. It's culture done the cool LA way.  

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In Their Shoes: Backstage at LA Fashion Week With Natalie Pena

UGG lover and makeup artist Natalie Pena specializes in ‘camera-ready’ looks for photo shoots, fashion shows and videos. She recently applied her makeup artistry talents to models walking the runway for Nicole Miller's spring fashion show for Project Ethos LA Fashion Week event. A special thanks to TNT Agency for giving us the opportunity to photograph Natalie in the controlled chaos of backstage prepping at the Avalon Hollywood. 

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