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L'escapade

Bathed in light and quiet solace, discovering this private hideaway is beyond imagination. As you drift in the reflection of the pool’s glassy stillness, your amazing wonder for these exotic faraway lands — the terracotta hues, artisanal embroidery, fading natural dye colors, flowers thriving in a barren desert — deepens further and further. You’re meant to be here right now.

Expand your horizons to the Moroccan desert for Fall 2016, where our runaway muse feels inspired by the sights and sounds of clean empty spaces. The cooler seasons can’t tame your sensual nature as plunging back dresses and high-cut rompers let the sunshine kiss your back, shoulders and cheeks. Finely detailed batik and tile prints, Turkish stripes, and woven rug patterns found in open air bazaars — these gypset treasures forever hold memories of your special secret getaway where you could truly be yourself. A dream you never want to awake from.

See the full lookbook here and shop L'escapade, here.

Fall '16

Stilia Scarf in Black Sands + Capri Knit Tank Top in Casablanca

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Fall '16

Easton Denim Short in Faded Indigo

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Fall '16

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Fall '16

Lyndal Woven Top in Casablanca

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Fall '16

Emmerson Dress in Casablanca

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Fall '16

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Zana Kimono in Deep Turquoise

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Sarette Dress in Casablanca

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Fall '16

Fawn Dress in Black Sands

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See more exclusive photos from our 'L'escapade' shoot on Wolfcub Chronicles.

Photographer: Brydie Mack | Model: Veneda Budny | Hair + Make-Up: Stacey Tan

machineheart

We hung out with Stevie Scott, front lady of machineheart as she and her band prepare to play at this year's BottleRock festival in Napa Valley. With the spirit of a gypsy and the style of a rock muse, Stevie gave us the low down on who she is, what her music is about and what inspires her. We're so stoked to see machineheart and one of our rock muses take the stage this weekend!

Amuse x Machine Heart

Amuse x Machine Heart

Introduce yourself! Where are you from, where do you live now, what are a few of your favorite things?

I'm Stevie. I sing and write for my band machineheart. I'm originally from Northern California but the guys and I have all lived in Los Angeles for the last four years, which is when we met. My favorite things are: coffee, Fleetwood Mac, flowers, laughing late into the night, finding great vintage pieces and playing dress up in real life.

How did you come to be Stevie Scott of machineheart?

We met four years ago. We wrote together and loved the songs we had, but we hadn't really decided what we were doing yet, like was it a band or a side project or what? But we loved the music so much so we decided to name ourselves, and we came up with machineheart. We released our first song about two years ago.

Amuse x Machine Heart

Amuse x Machine Heart

How do you feel about playing at Bottlerock this year? Have you played there before?

We are so excited to play Bottlerock! We're drooling over the lineup so it should be a great time. We haven't played Bottlerock yet, but we've played a couple of festivals and I think for me, they're my favorite kind of show to play because you get to see so many friends and bands all at once. I can go from performing on our stage to being a fan in the crowd at the next show. I love it.

Amuse x Machine Heart

Mayne Jacket

Tell us about your typical routine leading up to a performance. Do you have any unique/funny/weird rituals?

We all hang out backstage beforehand just listening to music, stretching, warming up and chatting. To me, it's vital that we feel really together before we go on stage. You know, music is very spiritual, creating it together and then playing it together, so I really like our mindset to be intentional and focused on what we are doing. We'll all huddle together before and then I like to have a few minutes alone right before we head out so I can really center myself.

Amuse x Machine Heart

Amuse x Machine Heart

Amuse x Machine Heart

Nickel Kimono + Bailey Longline Top

Amuse x Machine Heart

What are the best part(s) of being on the road, as well as performing?

I mean, our job is literally to travel the world and do our favorite thing in front of amazing people every night. It feels absolutely electric when we are out there and hearing the fans sing back our songs to us. Who's really getting a show, us or them? Its a beautiful dialogue between the crowd and the stage. If we have time, I love getting to explore the city we are in. Sometimes load-in and soundcheck can take up a good portion or your day, but we still try to go somewhere new to eat or grab coffee. We definitely have our favorite spots in so many cities.

Who are the artists you are currently most inspired by? Who is your rock muse?

I pull tons of inspiration from Fleetwood Mac, Kate Bush, Smashing Pumpkins, and The Cranberries. My rock muse is for sure Stevie Nicks--my queen. She's so effervescent and mysterious and slightly wild, and I feel that same energy when I perform. I love watching old footage of Fleetwood Mac shows. That is rock and roll, right there, in those shows.

Amuse x Machine Heart

Amuse x Machine Heart

Amuse x Machine Heart

Dazed & Amused Muscle Tank Top

Amuse x Machine Heart

What are your favorite pieces from Amuse?

Love my Nickel Kimono! I can wear that thing everyday and with anything. I love my outfits to dance around me as I wear them so kimonos are perfect.

Amuse x Machine Heart

Amuse x Machine Heart

What are your (and your band’s!) goals and dreams?

We have pretty big hopes and dreams and I think we are already starting to live out the things we've been hoping for, which is playing our music for a living. Right now, we're soaking in all the water and sunshine that our music needs to see it grow leaps and bounds in the next year.

What drives, motivates, and moves you?

My love for music and my love for people. I think our music carries a sense of freedom, I know thats how I feel when I'm singing it so I hope that when people listen, they feel that freedom for themselves.

Amuse x Machine Heart

Bonito Woven Top

Amuse x Machine Heart

Amuse x Machine Heart

Photography by Stefanie Vinsel

West Coast Beach Guide

Beach Guide

Southern California is known for it's glitz, glamour and grit of LA, but also offers a wide range of amazing beaches up and down the coast. The active culture and colorful lifestyle of SoCal are what draw people in, the beaches keep them here. We might be slightly biased, but this part of the country is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. While the North has it's majestic ocean views and beautiful thick forests, Southern California offers a warmth, vibe and lifestyle that cannot be matched. Let’s start from the top:

LOS ANGELES COUNTY

El Matador is the northern most beach we feel needs to be highlighted. Located in Northern Malibu, it's green mossy rocks and beautiful sandstone are what put this place on the map for photos and epic sights. There are several beautiful rock formations and caves to explore, as well as the occasional tide pool. The clear blue water juxtaposes the cliffs that meet the sand, making El Matador a serene escape. This beach holds a special place in our hearts as it was the location for our first ever Amuse campaign in Spring of 2014!

First Point / Surfrider Beach is known for one of the best waves in Southern California. Surfers, ranging from beginners to locals that have surfed this wave for years, come from all around to take part in the action. Conveniently nestled beside the Malibu pier and the Santa Monica mountains, a weekend at First Point is a must.

Beach Guide

Beach Guide

Beach Guide

Beach Guide

Beach Guide

Beach Guide

Beach Guide

Beach Guide

ORANGE COUNTY

Laguna is known for it’s gorgeous beaches that you MUST see for yourself. Thousand Steps, Victoria beach, West St. Beach, and Table Rock are just a few of our favorites. Turquoise water, succulent covered cliffs, tide pools, and caves are a few of the things you’ll enjoy when visiting Laguna beaches. This beautiful, quaint town sits sweet and snug on the hilly coast of Orange County; with houses big and small, and colorful restaurants and shops that line the ocean, Laguna is a great place to spend a day.

Beach Guide

Beach Guide

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Beach Guide

SAN DIEGO COUNTY

San Diego a gem in Southern California; it's a big city that actually feels more like a small beach town. So much character, so many beautiful spots, and lots of tacos. Sunset Cliffs is a quiet, natural park located in Southern SD. It’s an awesome place to see some the beautiful ocean line and relax. Moving North to La Jolla, the beaches are a bit more touristy…but rightfully so; it’s coves, tall palm trees, insane views, and clear water are paradise for surfers, divers, paddleboarders, and sightseers alike. All the way up the coast through, Del Mar, Encinitas, you can’t go wrong with these beaches. Check out Blacks Beach where we shot our Fall 2015 campaign along the amazing cliffs sitting high above the surf.

Beach Guide

Beach Guide

Beach Guide

Beach Guide

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Beach Guide

Beach Guide

Beach Guide

Beach Guide

Photography by Stefanie Vinsel

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