Emily Henderson

Modern Natural Design at GARDE

GARDE is one of those shops that makes you feel the need to go home and instantly purge 90% of your current furnishings and decor (oh, and clothing too). Not only does owner Scotti Sitz have an amazing talent for sourcing expertly crafted pieces from all over the world, but she also has discernment in choosing her inventory (meaning she has no problem passing on amazing pieces that don’t fit the GARDE aesthetic). By staying within the confines of a minimal color palette and sourcing modern items that use natural materials, Scotti has built a collection that feels cohesive, intentional, and ultimately harmonious.

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Store Tour

Hemingway and Pickett in Echo Park

Those of us who love shopping understand its appeal. The smallest pattern, color, or function can elicit a number of joyful responses as you scan the display shelves seeking something useful, or something that just plain makes you feel good. In the midst of this euphoria, it may be hard to understand why your husband/friend/child/etc. has found the only chair near the exit to plop in and shoot daggers at you from across the room with his eyes. Well, Hemingway and Pickett nails shopping for everyone, even dudes. With everything from backpacks to bowties, necklaces to knives and the occasional taxidermy animal, there’s something fun for everyone.

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Little Girl’s Nursery

This little belly of mine (which is not so little anymore) is growing bigger and bigger everyday which makes me excited, scared, nervous and so happy all at the same time. With the the our new addition to the Hendo clan quickly on her way out, things are moving along with the nursery and I am having so much fun designing and playing around with how this new nursery is going to be.

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