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Meet The Dress-Making Mama-Of-One Christy Dawn Petersen

Written by James Kicinski-McCoy

Photography by Photography by Katrina Dickson

There’s something timeless and captivating about vintage clothing—each piece seems to tell a story, and one dress-making mama knows this better than most. Christy Dawn Petersen, the creative force behind the Los Angeles label Christy Dawn, creates the most beautiful vintage-inspired dresses in limited quantities. We visited the talented designer and mother-of-one’s Santa Monica bungalow where she lives with her Survivor-winning husband, Aras, and their adorable 14-month-old son, River. Click into our slideshow below for a healthy dose of L.A. living and some cute clothes to boot!

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