My Universe: Heather Culp


Deep within the heart of Topanga Canyon is where you'll find Heather Culp. That is, if she isn't in dwelling at her second home in Hawai’i or taking photographs in New York. Photographer, nature seeker and event extraordinaire, Heather has made it her mission to connect her widespread art community all within one gorgeous event we call Mercado Sagrado. We can't wait to set up shop this time around. 


Jeans Vintage Levis

T-shirt Jungmaven, Vintage

Heels A Détacher

Flats Good Earth Sandals

Boots Rachel Comey, Vintage Frye Motorcycle Boots

Sunglasses Isabel Marant Aviators

Watch Never

Day bag Electric Feathers, Sarah Tejada

Jewelry Carly Jo Morgan Mothership ring & cuff

Designers Awaveawake, Milena Silvano, Black Crane, Kassia Meador, Clyde

Lingerie / underwear Lingerie

Where do you shop Mercado Sagrado

Shopping Mecca Flea Markets; the Rose Bowl, Long Beach, Shupps Grove in PA , Paris—I love them all

Online shopping site MNZ


Astrological sign Gemini

Workout Hiking, Swimming, Dancing

Sport Surfing

Yoga studio / teacher Mountain living has required I create a personal practice

Do you meditate Yes

Meditation teacher, venue or app TM

Experts in your corner Joan Ocean, Chase Liligren, Carmen Brower, Kathleen Harrison, James David Adams, Dr. Christine Surrago, Nigel Crooke, Kaypacha, Nadine Artemis

Morning rituals Hiking with my dog or meditation, making coffee or a potion while catching up on podcasts

Evening rituals Reading in bed

Tea / tonic drink Evening in Missoula, Montana Tea & Spice Co.

Wellness idol Anastasia of the Ringing Cedars

Diet you follow Flexible + High Vibe

Guilty pleasure Amara Kitchen Cinnamon Rolls, Homemade Whipped Cream with Organic Pastures Raw Cream, Moon Juice Strawberry Rose Geranium Bars

Toothpaste Estrella Blanco

Soap Binu Binu, Vicki’s Soap

Lip color Nars Rita

Perfume or Cologne Queen by Scents of Awe, Byredo Gypsy Water

Who cuts your hair James Hernandez

Shampoo Grown Alchemist

Favorite beauty product Living Libations Everybody Loves the Sunshine



Home Topanga Canyon

Artist Karen Kilimnik, Nicholas Roerich

Piece of art in your home  Wooden Geometric Sculpture by Aleph Geddis, Aprophyllite in Concrete Bookends by Kimberly Mullis

Museum The Museum of Jurassic Technology, the MET, the Marciano Foundation

Pets Avalanche, my Australian Shepherd

Sheets Matteo

Local restaurant The Old Place, Gjusta, Topanga Living

Best cup of coffee in your town Gjelina Take Away

China Vintage DANSK

Pottery Carmen D’Apollonio

Piece of furniture SSSSS + Double Hex by Only Love is Real

Furniture store or designer Sumner

Minimalist or maximalist Maximalist

Hotel Surfrider Malibu

Dream dinner party guests Jack Parsons, Anais Nin, Jim Morrison, Helena Blavatsky

Most used kitchen gadget Vitamix

Snack Cucumbers + Probiotic Cashew Dill Dip

Drink Coconut Water

Collection Books, Plants

What’s always in your fridge Organic Pastures Raw Butter, Cilantro, Kimchi



Inspiration  The artists, musicians, teachers and healers I am blessed to connect with via Mercado Sagrado

Discovery Hawai’i

Quote “You never change things by fighting against the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the old model obsolete.” - Buckminster Fuller

Fashion idol my friend Candace Shane who owns that shop Passenger

Sports hero Derek Hynd

Crush Viggo Mortensen

Beach at the family cabin on Lake Michigan

Ski Resort Taos Ski Valley

Charity Botanical Dimensions, Lunch on Me

Color the shade of lavender in the sky at twilight

Place in the world the Red Road on Hawai’i, Sangre de Cristo Mountains in Taos, Comptoir Generale in Paris —so many!

Movies  Point Break, Dirty Dancing, Blue Crush —the feel goods

Albums Mary Lattimore, Collected Pieces and the Crystal Voyager soundtrack

Nightstand reading Esoteric Hollywood by Jay Dyer

Photography or coffee table book Shelter by Lloyd Kahn

Necessary indulgence Korean Spa

Who would you want to be for a day a Dolphin

Inner age 14

Song in your head at the moment Orion, Metallica

Dancing or karaoke Dancing



Apps the Pattern, SkyView

Phone iphone

Phone case the Zorb

Blogs Jay’s Analysis, T Magazine, Aquarium Drunkard, Kaypacha Pele Report

Go-to website Digital Tarot

Podcasts The Free Zone, The Life Stylist, Tarot for the Wild Soul, Higherside Chats, Jay’s Analysis, Dr. Pat Allen

Laptop or desktop Laptop

Tablet iPad

Computer bag Our Open Road

Favorite gadget Ampcoil

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