I like getting rid of things. It’s kind of my hobby. I am firmly in the camp of if I don’t love it and have a recurring need for it, then it doesn’t need to be in my life. It’s a well known fact in my family and has both good and bad qualities. The good? I’m the go to on all things cleaning or organizing related. The bad? I once inadvertently threw away my brothers prized early nineties Steelers...

By Myka

We're Back!

We are happy to announce that after 5 months of being closed, we are able to see clients at the atelier again. We are excited to get back to work, but there are a few changes that will be in place in light of the COVID-19 pandemic as listed below: When arriving for your appointment, please give us a call at 310.363.7542.  Late arrivals unfortunately will not be accommodated. Your temperature will be taken with a contactless thermometer upon arrival.  Clients...

By Myka

Sheltering In Place

Like most of you reading this, I’ve been sheltering in place for the past 14 days. What started out as a sincere effort to do our part in flattening the curve quickly escalated into me becoming a teacher, short-order cook, dog walker, playmate, and mediocre housekeeper. All in addition to navigating the changes with our temporarily shuttered business that we launched 8 months ago to the day that we closed.  To say that this is an unsettling time is an...

By Myka

Highbrow Hippie Defined

If you have been following us on this blog for a while, you know that we have been working on finding a physical space for Highbrow Hippie for some time. After many ups and downs (read more about that here), we are happy to announce that we have finally found a space to launch Highbrow … Continue reading "Highbrow Hippie Defined"

By Myka

Beauty /

Leaps of Faith

Changes. Leaps of faith. And new beginnings....Today marked my last day working at 454North before I move to Venice full time in our new space! There’s a saying that goes “the greatest advantage of speaking the truth is that you don’t have to remember what you said”, and when I started working at 454North, one of the first things I said in my interview was I hoped to one day launch Highbrow Hippie as a brand and open a space...

By Kadi