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Article by Malcolm Parry
Hosting a “Patch Party” at their Mine & Yours store, Courtney Watkins wore an iron-on smiley face where co-principal Jigme Love said a pineapple might be equally appropriate. / Image by Malcolm Parry
STICK TO IT: Jigme Love and Courtney Watkins kept a hot iron busy in their Mine & Yours fashion-resale boutique recently. The occasion was a Patch Party where attendees had fabric emblems of fruits, flowers, lightning flashes and suchlike fused to their jackets and other garments. The current craze echoes that of hippy-era minibuses or the decals that festoon some current vehicles’ rear ends. In that spirit at least, Watkins sported a smiley-face patch on the seat of her jeans. Love’s only recent adornment was the wedding ring that realty-biz chief technology officer Shane Farkas placed there in May. Single life isn’t a patch on being married, according to Love. “We rarely fight,” she said, adding that she lives here and her spouse in L.A.