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Hi tribe babes! Molly here from style blog Trendy Chickadee. I'm taking over the 12th Tribe blog this week to bring you a treasure hunt of the most magical photo taking spots in Los Angeles. As a blogger, it can be tricky to find new and never before seen ways to showcase your outfits, which is why my photographer Hanna and I are always on the hunt for the prettiest locations.
When Demi (the original tribe babe and ultimate girl boss) gave me four 12th Tribe pieces to play with, Hanna and I were stoked to start location scouting. In keeping with our styles, we always go for a boho or beachy vibe...a perfect match for the California cool-girl style of 12th Tribe! Read on for how Hanna & I find our hidden treasures and how I styled my 12th Tribe looks.
As with most treasure hunts, finding great photos spots around LA requires lots of exploring. My photog and I have shot all the way up and down the PCH (that's Pacific Coast Highway, for all the babes like me who didn't know what that was until I moved here), and just recently we found the gem of Topanga Beach. We love shooting there because it's super versatile...there's succulents (yay!), bamboo (double yay!), palm trees and of course, a sandy beach.
For our shoot at Topanga Beach, I wore the "Full Bloom" Romper. Flowy and floral? Yes please.
Hidden Valley is kiiiind of exactly what it sounds like. Tucked between beaches and the hills (Beverly, Hollywood, etc.) is a valley of rolling gold fields and empty country roads. It not only makes for gorgeous photos, but it's a vibe totally different from LA. I love living in the city, but exploring Hidden Valley is a perfect getaway for peace & quiet and some fresh air.
So this one isn't exactly in LA, but it's well worth the drive. Carpinteria is one of the prettiest places in SoCal and best of all, is a local treasure not overcrowded by tourists. I love shooting here because of the laid back vibe and the seriously stunning rocky coastlines.
For our shoot in Carpinteria, I wore the gorgeous "Sun God" Maxi in grey. The way it was flowing in the beach breeze was so dreamy!