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The design duo behind LA-based label Elkin recently set down with Fashionista to chat about dressing the stars of HBO's Girls and more. The Smith sisters also reveal their fashion industry pasts (Kara recalls working with "mean spirited people"; Brit used to design jewelry for Tobey McGuire's wife Jennifer Meyer), their design influences (from Gothic Romance to the Old West) and items on their moodboard ("mermaids, John Fante, a coral Cadillac, and the Beverly Hills Hotel." [Fashionista; Previously]