Bell Bottoms and Snakeskin (Plus a Fun Way to Spend a Sunday Afternoon in L.A.)

The bohemian era of the 1960s is one of my favorite decades and for the longest time I’ve wanted a pair of perfectly fitting dark wash bell bottoms. This past April I got invited to an Alice and Olivia cocktail party and I splurged on a pair to wear to the get-together. When I tried them on the cut was perfect (too perfect to not purchase), but the length was super-long. Instead of putting them back, I took them to my tailor and had them hemmed for an extra $20 dollars and it was well worth the investment. The day of the party, I wasn’tRead More →

Vacation Style: Everything I Wore On My Latest Trip

I would describe my vacation style as having a laid back California flair mixed with bohemian vibes. The truth is, it appears to be a lot more effortless than it actually is, and a lot of planning goes into it—especially when I’m traveling. Recently, I talked about my packing tips, and I mentioned why I photograph each outfit before I place it in my suitcase. Doing this helps me determine what to bring (and what I need to purchase before I take off). During my latest trip, when I was deciding what to wear each day, I reached for my phone and scrolled through theRead More →

East Coast Trip

At the start of the summer, I visited Arizona and now I’m getting ready to head to my childhood home in New England. I’ll be staying in Massachusetts and then vacationing at the beach in Connecticut. (You can read about my summers at the CT shore here.) Aside from spending time with Billy and my family, I’m looking forward to visiting the places I frequented while I was growing up. There are so many, but here are a few that are on my itinerary: a boat ride to Block Island, shopping in Olde Mistick Village, having Sunday brunch at Water’s Edge Beach Resort and SpaRead More →

An Effortless Summer Look That Can Be Worn Over and Over Again

Usually Billy and me go all out for the 4th of July; the past two years we hosted parties at our place with our closest friends, made summer-y refreshments, day drank, swam, and watched the fireworks that surround DTLA. This year we were both so busy we stayed home and had more of a relaxing holiday, just the two of us. We went to the rooftop pool, ordered delicious Impossible Burgers from Mohawk Bend, and observed the fireworks display from our terrace. I’m always putting a lot of thought into what I’m going to wear, but between blogging, getting ready for our summer vacation, workingRead More →

Travel Shoes - What To Pack For Your Next Trip

Packing for a summer vacation can be challenging—especially when it comes to shoes. I used to be the type of girl that would pack a suitcase full of them, only to wear a few pairs while I was on vacation. Over the years I’ve learned a simple trick…I plan each outfit in advance before I start packing. Then I take a photo of the outfit along with any accessories, jewelry pieces, and of course, shoes. The ones that go with the most amount of outfits are the ones I’ll bring with me. My style changes depending on where I’m traveling to. If I’m headed toRead More →

White Boho Fruit Print Dress

During the summer months my style staple is wearing effortless sundresses. I look for various styles in a variety of lengths, fabrics, and prints. Before I set off for my vacation to Arizona, I bought a bunch online. Unfortunately, when they arrived most didn’t fit, and I ended up keeping 2 out of 12. While I was shopping in Old Town Scottsdale my family and I decided we’d take a day trip to Jerome the following day. After dinner I went into the closest store I could find—Urban Outfitters. I was too tired to try anything on, so when my mom pointed out this whiteRead More →

Pam & Gela Olive Green Cargo Pants; Nasty Gal Bodysuit; Topshop Moto Jacket

I have a not-so-good habit of buying something and letting it sit in my closet until I create the ideal outfit and find the perfect place to wear it. For instance, I purchased these olive green Pam & Gela cargo pants a while ago and forgot about them. As I was looking through my wardrobe trying to find something to wear to an event I was invited to, they jumped out at me. I paired them with a black bodysuit, black lace up stiletto booties and a faux leather moto jacket. To accessorize, I wore silver jewelry and used a metallic leather clutch which addedRead More →

Arizona Trip Packing List

In a few days Billy and I will be heading to Arizona (where he grew up) to watch his son graduate high school and to spend time with my family who will also be there. I’ve never been to the desert before so I’m thrilled to explore an area that’s so unique to me. We’ll be staying in Scottsdale and spending most of our time there and in Phoenix. On my list of things to do is shopping at Fashion Square, exploring Old Town, and taking photos at the Desert Botanical Garden. If there’s time I’d love to check out some museums and devote aRead More →

Bohemian Style Maxi Dress

What I love about Sundays is getting dressed up and heading to brunch. I’ll splurge and order a dish I wouldn’t typically eat during the week—it usually involves a ton of butter, sugar and syrup. When choosing where to dine Billy and I have a few favorite spots, one of them being Perch in downtown Los Angeles. This trendy French inspired bistro sits high in the sky and has some of the most incredible dishes and cocktails. Once we’re finished dining, we’ll head up to the rooftop bar for a drink and a spectacular view of the L.A. skyline. My style staple for spring andRead More →