Life on the West Coast is “hella tight, bro!” Just kidding, I’m getting settled in here pretty well, but not that much just yet. LA is so different from New York, it’s insane. While a lot of people are either one or the other, I’m actually really loving the whole bi-costal thing, where you get to experience the best of both worlds: more work-focused and fast in New York, and more laid-back and creative in LA. Doesn’t really matter where I am though, I’ll always rock a pair of good jeans, and for today’s post I rocked a these raw denim slim fit jeans by Express, the sponsor for today’s post, and hopped on my motorcycle.
Before I had even been to LA, Venice was on top of my list of places to visit, merely because it’s referenced a lot in pop culture, and I’ve heard many wonderful things about the people and vibe in the area. Mary and I live in Santa Monica, so just a few minutes north, and I’m quickly down there with my motorcycle. I love the variety of people you run into: I always have a great time watching the skaters killing it (sometimes almost themselves), but then you walk around the corner and can grab a great cup of coffee. If you’re feeling more active than that, hit up Muscle Beach, or if you wanna chill, go up to the water.
Aside from working out, I’m well equipped with my jeans for all of the above. They work perfectly for the vibe of the motorcycle, are stylish up enough for the hipster coffee shop setting, and comfortable enough to walk around and explore. In this case, I wore them with a knit henley sweater underneath a field jacket, a pair of aviators and a pair of jodhpur boots.
Photography by Jay Moxias in Partnership with Express
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Boots by YSL | Similar here