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4725mag's latest fashion crush: neutral on neutral color and texture play

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Nothing says spring like a closet full of dark clothing... we jest. However, whatever the season, you will find us sporting a neutral - and most likely a dark neutral - with every single outfit. 
Today is a classic blue sky, yet breezy and quite chilly bay area day on both sides of the bay - even our beloved "sunny side" home, Oakland. Sunglasses and long sleeves are a must. 
Our most beloved, beautifully worn in and faded to a deep slate perfection Levi's Made and Crafted jeans were freshly laundered, so we were obviously going to wear those (again) and our Banana Republic vegan leather, jet black sweatshirt - fresh from the dry cleaner - was hanging, looking quite pretty might we add, on the closet door. 
Born out of convenience - and honestly, what was clean - ladies and gentlemen, meet the base of our neutral on neutral outfit. 

It's no secret, we heart Vans. These deep navy slip-ons are firmly in the sneaker rotation. Not only are they neutral in color, these b…

4725mag travels: Joshua Tree desert hike photo set

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Top to bottom:
- canyon floor, looking to the skies // mile one, Boy Scout trail, Joshua Tree National Park, California
- increased elevation, Creosote bush detail // mile three, Boy Scout trail, Joshua Tree National Park, California
- on top of the world // mile five, Boy Scout trail, Joshua Tree National Park, California
- Joshua tree detail // mile seven, Boy Scout trail, Joshua Tree National Park, California
- pool room // geodesic dome desert palace, Joshua Tree, California
- snow capped mountain desert peaks // Palm Springs, California
- palm trees aplenty // Ace Hotel and Swim club, Palm Springs

4725mag's daily fashion essentials: Saucony x Madewell

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Tomboy chic in a neutral color that goes with it all - including our Gap black leather tote, skinny jeans, plain white linen t-shirt and Gucci black leather messenger bag shown here. We adore this Madewell + Saucony colloab.

Rumor has it that these sneak’s just became BFF’s with our commute. But don't worry, we can share. Shop the look below.


Shop my closet: - Saucony & Madewell dxn trainer sneakers

4725mag's top 5 travel essentials: survive camping under the stars with a smile on your face

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Home for the weekend // Marshall beach, Tomales bay, Point Reyes, Marin, California.

The only wildlife we usually consume is a quick jog around Lake Merritt which at its most challenging involves dodging an aggressive seagull or two. It's pretty safe to declare that we are far from being the "camping type" or game for rugged, outdoor activity. Though a few years of avoiding tents and sleeping bags gave us, the toughest/softest of city dweller's, an itch that only a night of remote beach camping could scratch.

Just think of it, soft sand between your toes, the faint taste of salt water on your lips, the intoxicating lure of a camp fire, bioluminescence sparkling in the night bay... it sounds good right? We've got you wanting to uncharacteristically rough it too, haven't we?

Well, the good news is you can do it. Just follow this simple guide to amplify your experience.

1 - Ocean Kayaks: the best/only way to observe sea lions, sea otters, the aforementioned bio…