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 to the colorful journal of Marissa Berrini, creative director, artist and curator living in Los Angeles. Launched in 2010, Marissa's online journal tells of adventures with her husband Sam, their fur kids, the occasional cocktail creation and lots of conversations with inspiring people. This blog serves to celebrate tiny victories, inspiration for those times you're stuck in a rut and bring together a community that wants more than a perfectly curated feed of eye candy. Sometimes you just got to throw it out there and see where it goes!

Wes Anderson Dance Party? Sounds Like Trouble...

Trouble being good trouble. You know the type...get dressed up in character, be spoiled by Smilebooth, indulge in a few cocktails: totally our type of party. Sam would be the first to tell you that he's a huge fan of Wes Anderson. That his style is unmistakable. At least if you get a couple Kentucky Mules in him, he'll give you the 411 on everything Mr. Anderson. This past weekend we were on the hunt for key pieces for our attire to the Wes Anderson theme party being held the last night of CAMP. If you haven't noticed yet that big banner on the right saying CAMP leaders, well hopefully you do now. Sam and I are heading off to Big Bear later this week to join in some much needed fun. Thanks the Sonja Rasula, founder of Unique LA, who decided it was time to branch out into summer camp land. This being the first year, I knew Sam and I had to sign up for this adventure. What sealed the deal was the Wes Anderson theme party. Thinking we would have found our costumes weeks ago but sad to say that did not happen. So below I'm sharing the 3 possible characters for us both. Try to guess which one is the winner.

Rushmore Costume Inspiration

Wes Anderson: Rushmore Style / Costume Inspiration

The Royal Tenenbaums Costume Inspiration

Wes Anderson: The Royal Tenenbaums Style / Costume Inspiration

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Costume Inspiration

Wes Anderson: The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Style / Costume Inspiration

For the LOVE of Art: David Chung & Desiree Fessler

Hasta La Vista May. Bring on June!