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The enormous windows that grace the wall of this Los Angeles loft spent no time messing around when it came to stealing Dabito's heart. The ample amount of sunlight has allowed him to incorporate any color he wishes — always a good thing to have on your side when shopping from the shelves of a thrift store.
Dabito found this huge jade sitting in a dimly lit corner of a thrift store. Being the first plant he'd ever come across during his thrifting adventures, he knew he had to take it home. After a backbreaking haul to his loft, he eventually planted it in a DIY drip planter and says, "It brings lotsa luck."
Much of the art in his house is his own. "I was a printmaker in college so I have lithographs and etchings mixed in with friends' work," he says, "and I also have a few thrifted pieces."
His sweet Chihuahua mutt, Beatrice Arthur, is a natural beauty who loves posing for the camera. Dabito sometimes jokes that she was a model in her past life, and I don't doubt him one bit.