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?
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.
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.
Making time to read this book:
The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion
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.