spring and summer shopping guide

Our spring and summer shopping guide full of style blogger picks is finally here! When the weather starts to get warmer it’s time to put away our sweaters and boots and start shopping for florals and bright colors. Whether you’re going to be jetsetting off to an exotic island, vacationing in the Hamptons or Malibu, staying cool in the AC, or strolling the streets in search of the perfect ice cream cone, you can be sure you’ll find what you need right here. Our shopping guide has a wide range of price points that will fit everyone’s budget and features hundreds of our favorites fromRead More →

howl at the moon hollywood

In February, Howl at the Moon Hollywood hosted a special event that I attended and I want to share my experience with all of our readers here at A Girl in LA. It was such an amazing night full of jaw-dropping entertainment, dancing, and delicious drinks. Howl at the Moon is such a unique hangout, nothing like I’d ever experienced before. You’ll love every aspect of this piano bar and nightclub. Read on, and learn how you can win your own special night at this crazy and cool little spot in LA. You can follow @howlhollywood to see all the fun my friends and IRead More →

After closely monitoring NYFW 2018 runway shows, the top trends for fall/winter 2018 have been narrowed down; lilac, crazy animal prints, puffy furs, plaids, muted florals, miniature bags, fanny packs, sparkly socks, heeled mules, and slouchy boots. Trends this season are similar to previous years, but with a new approach focusing on interesting silhouettes and styling. Clothing will be very print focused with loose fitting styles. Instead of the accessories creating the finishing touches, the focal point will be on the garment themselves. Accessories this year will be very minimal. The 2018 Pantone color of the year, Ultra Violet will also be a large influenceRead More →

Ah, fall! The first images that comes to our minds are the falling leaves, orange sunsets, cozy blankets, and, oh yes, Pumpkins! Arguably our favorite thing about the autumn season is the celebration of pumpkin everything; the color, the smell, the taste… fall is the time of year we all search for the best way to get our pumpkin fix. Lighting a pumpkin spice candle, ordering a PSL from Starbucks, or carving out a jack-o-lantern are just some ways to do this, but if you’re really looking to get into the spirit of pumpkins this year, then look no further! We’ve compiled a list ofRead More →

Halloween is fast approaching and if you’re out of Halloween costume ideas, your guideline is here! This is the only holiday that you can dress up in something crazy and not be judged for how scary or silly you look. The ideas are endless! Since Halloween only comes once a year, you only get one shot to rock the perfect costume. We’ve come up with five costumes ideas for you to choose from that are relatively simple to create. We’ve even included makeup tutorials to nail the perfect look for the costumes that have a tricky makeup application. Girls, you cannot be a cat everyRead More →

All Things October

  October To Do List: Fall is finally here which means PSL everything, haunted houses, and Halloween events going on all month long. In our monthly series, All Things October check out the Moschino x My Little Pony collection (every 90’s girl’s’ dream come true). Sip drinks on Broken Shakers new rooftop bar in DTLA. Watch NBC’s new series, Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders. Read Haunted Hollywood to learn about all the haunted places in Los Angeles. Check out A Girl in LA’s Fall Bucket List with tons to do, see, and try. Watch the scary thriller, The Snowman out in theatersRead More →

All Things July

To Do List: There are many things going on in July, the official month of red, white and blue, in Los Angeles. In our monthly series All Things July, we bring you style inspiration on what to wear this coming Tuesday (Hello, 4th of July!), as well as our favorite clothing and accessory picks. Try the Hello Kitty inspired Ice Cream by Afters’ (Your tastebuds and Instagram feed will love you.) Watch the new crime drama Snowfall debuting on FX. Read the juicy beach novel, Secrets in Summer. Become a detective and solve a mystery at Escape Room LA. Find out what LA has toRead More →

Monday Music Roundup

Summer is the ultimate season for music lovers. An insane amount of new music leading up to, and continuing throughout the summer means that a quiet moment is rare for me. Here are some of the newest releases that deserve your attention as you brace yourself for what’s to come. Happy listening! For Sunsets Mac Demarco // This Old Dog Favorite tracks on the album: A Wolf Who Wears Sheep’s Clothes, Moonlight on the River Mac Demarco’s newest release, This Old Dog, will instantly remind you of the soft acoustic sounds of surf rock. It’s fitting that this the first album he’s released since movingRead More →

Summer Bucket List

What better time is there to explore Los Angeles than in the summer? Because let’s face it–everything is better in the summertime. We’ve created the ultimate bucket list with 50 things you can do to have a kickass summer. Learn how to get into hotel pools (legally.) Listen to A Girl in LA’s beachside Playlist. Start planning the picture-perfect Fourth of July. Have a bonfire on the beach and make some bacon S’mores. Whether you’re looking for date night ideas, places to go with friends or things to do with your kids, you can find it all right here. It’s time to try something newRead More →