Matt Diehl

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Jenny Lewis at her home in Los Angeles

Jenny Lewis on Rocking Out, Ryan Adams and Saying Goodbye to Rilo Kiley

"I just stumbled out of my Ford Focus in these mules,” says Jenny Lewis, pointing to her purple-bowed footwear. Settling into an airy cafe near her Laurel Canyon home in Los Angeles, the one-time child actor who turned indie rock “It” girl evokes a glam version of Seinfeld’s Elaine: retro shades, straw boater, Pippi Longstocking braids, slinky dress.