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    Skinny margs in a freshly-saged sunroom? Don’t mind if we do. Los Angeles-based hat maker Janessa Leone’s life at home embodies California spirit and style as much as her designs do.

    Minimalist-inspired and perfectly modern, Janessa’s designs could make a hat person out of anyone. Her work is LA craftsmanship at its finest, earning a well-deserved cult following among fashion fanatics and the trend-averse alike.

    Janessa’s hats are a staple for us this summer — as is her philosophy on food and approachable daily workouts. Get inspired by her laid-back vibe with these travel tips from last summer, then meet her at home with one of our favorite interview series….

    How do you take your coffee?


    Daily breakfast:

    Dream breakfast:

    Cheesy crispy potatoes with an avocado, bacon and cheese scramble, and cinnamon croissant French toast

    Food philosophy in one sentence:

    A little chocolate cake won’t kill you.

    Daily supplements:

    Go-to juice or smoothie:

    My boyfriend’s homemade green juice.

    Do you have a favorite Pressed Juicery juice?

    Kitchen tool obsession:

    3 staples always in my pantry:

    Olive oil, herbs de Provence, almonds.

    Fave thing to cook for friends:

    Breakfast – eggs Benedict and rosemary potatoes.

    Wine or cocktails?

    Cocktails – spicy margaritas.

    Fave daily workout:

    Walking the dog.

    Strange wellness habit:

    Daily baths with movies and spicy margaritas.

    Fave candle/incense:

    Making time to read this book:

    My “crunchiest” habit:

    Saging the house when I get home from work.

    Always wearing ____ lately:

    Always wearing Citizens of Humanity Olivia Jeans, a white tee shirt, and black boots lately.

    At least once a week I cook…

    If I could give just one piece of health advice it would be...

    Stay consistent – good and bad health don’t happen overnight.

    Room I hang out in most:


    Would you share a healthy recipe you love to make at home?

    Skinny margarita: 4 ounces tequila, 4 ounces fresh squeezed lime juice, 1 ounce raw honey, muddled Fresno chili and cilantro.

    Head over to our Instagram today for a special giveaway inspired by Janessa’s recent pop-up with another TCM fave, Citizens of Humanity.

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