Fashion

07.12.17

On Trend: Woven Bags for Summer

The summer trend I can't get enough of.

The summer trend I can't get enough of.

Fashion

06.20.17

Summer Whites

I don't know what it is about wearing white during summer but I've …

I don't know what it is about wearing white during summer but I've been all about those summer whites this season.

Fashion

05.23.17

Basic

When it comes to my wardrobe, I’m all about the basics. From jeans …

When it comes to my wardrobe, I’m all about the basics. From jeans and a leather jackets to loafers and button downs, it’s those classic staples that make up my day-to-day wardrobe. Last year’s closet clean-out was so good for me but I’m (somehow) still missing so many essentials. Mostly just tops and …

Fashion

05.15.17

Getting Dressed Up

I never have the right dresses for events and always find myself scrambling …

I never have the right dresses for events and always find myself scrambling for something new last-minute. Here are a few pieces I found for spring and summer events.

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Travel

05.08.17

What I Packed for a Week in Portugal

This post is 2 months late but since I did some of my …

This post is 2 months late but since I did some of my best packing to date for our weeklong trip to Portugal, I figured better late than never. I spent about an hour throwing my favorite basics into a suitcase and we were off. My outfits were simpler than ever–I …

Fashion

04.25.17

9 Sandals and Slides for Spring

Spring weather is finally here! Time to break out those open-toe shoes.

Spring weather is finally here! Time to break out those open-toe shoes.

Fashion

04.24.17

Capsule Your Closet and Win $250 to Lilla P

Enter to win $250 in store credit to one of my favorite brands …

Enter to win $250 in store credit to one of my favorite brands for classic and cozy essentials …

Fashion

03.24.17

Spring Essentials

After packing just the essentials for my trip to Portugal I want to …

After packing just the essentials for my trip to Portugal I want to really make it all about the basics this spring. Here’s what I plan on wearing–on repeat–this season. Distressed denim and button downs Get them here and here // image via Slides or Loafers These or these // image via …

Fashion

02.28.17

Fashion Essentials On Sale

Shopbop is having another one of their big sales–save up to 25% off …

Shopbop is having another one of their big sales–save up to 25% off with the code GOBIG17. It’s time to stock up on great basics. This sale happens to fall two weeks before my trip to Portugal, and I’ve been wanting a few things for our trip. Ray Ban Aviators Shop now Vince …

Fashion

01.16.17

On Repeat

I know I’m not the only one who finds the perfect pair of …

I know I’m not the only one who finds the perfect pair of denim, off shoulder top, oversized sweater, or loafers and wears them on repeat. And now that I’ve pared down my wardrobe (more on that as soon as I have time to put something together), I thought I’d …

Fashion

01.05.17

Fashion Essentials: What I’m Wearing This Winter

It’s so cold. Like less than zero cold, which calls for doing everything I …

It’s so cold. Like less than zero cold, which calls for doing everything I can to stay warm. After a month or so of icy temps, I’ve found myself turning to the same winter essentials week after week. Cashmere scarves, oversized sweaters, a great winter coat, and my favorite snow boots. Here are …

Fashion

12.16.16

Stacked and Layered

When it comes to jewelry, it shouldn’t be a surprise that I prefer …

When it comes to jewelry, it shouldn’t be a surprise that I prefer something simple and timeless. Last weekend, I got all bundled up and went to lunch with my friend Emilia, but this time, I had on something extra special. I was so excited when David Yurman asked me …

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Health

12.05.16

Gifts that Workout

The past few years, my friends have often gifted activewear to me knowing …

The past few years, my friends have often gifted activewear to me knowing it’s something I’ll enjoy using every day. And with the holiday season upon us, it’s something I really enjoy giving my friends and family (and myself, too). I love candles as much as the next girl, but you can’t …

Fashion

11.22.16

The Most Wonderful Sales of the Year

With the holiday season and both Black Friday and Cyber Monday around the …

With the holiday season and both Black Friday and Cyber Monday around the corner, now’s the time to take advantage of those holiday sales. Stock up on stocking stuffers and save on gifts big and small early–making the final weeks leading up to everything a little easier to manage. I’ve …

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11.07.16

Clutch

The purging of my closet helped me to realize what I do and …

The purging of my closet helped me to realize what I do and don’t need. I’ll talk more about what I have and what’s on my list soon, but for now, let’s talk about clutches since I need one. I’ve been looking for the perfect black clutch on the interwebs and thought …

Fashion

11.02.16

What I’m Wearing This Fall

Fall. The crisp weather just calls for walking through the city in your …

Fall. The crisp weather just calls for walking through the city in your favorite coat and pair of boots with a hot cup of tea in hand. Doesn’t it? And the excitement of the holidays coming up can’t be beat. I’m someone who usually wears a uniform–those key seasonal pieces that I cycle through on …

Fashion

10.18.16

On Trend: Suede Shoes

I love fall lines–cozy, neutral pieces–sweaters, jeans, jackets, and of course, the shoes.

I love fall lines–cozy, neutral pieces–sweaters, jeans, jackets, and of course, the shoes. Summer is great and all, but come September, I’m ready for booties, boots, flats, and the idea that maybe I’ll find a pair of heels I can walk in. PS I think I finally found them. Here …

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10.12.16

Fall Essentials and the Sale of the Year

You guys. Shopbop is having one of their best sales ever–save 30% when you …

You guys. Shopbop is having one of their best sales ever–save 30% when you spend $500 with the code MAINEVENT16. As you may know, I finally got rid of all those old, pilling sweaters, shoes that weren’t in great shape, and those not-so-great pieces I never wear. So I’ve been filling …

Fashion

09.26.16

Sweater Weather

It’s sort of starting to cool down, and I’m anxiously awaiting the days of …

It’s sort of starting to cool down, and I’m anxiously awaiting the days of sweaters, booties, and scarves. I just got these for my upcoming trip to Europe and am on the hunt for some cute and comfortable flat booties. Then I’ll add a few more sweaters in the mix, a …

Fashion

08.25.16

On Trend: Camel

Some of you might hate me for saying this, but I’m ready for fall.

Some of you might hate me for saying this, but I’m ready for fall. The crisp weather, jeans, coats, sweaters, the best fall candle, and beautiful colors of autumn. It’s a short season here in Chicago, and I love every moment of it. Growing up in LA, we didn’t have much of …

Fashion

08.08.16

Sliding into Monday

I may not the the trendiest or most fashion-forward blogger (there’s an understatement for …

I may not the the trendiest or most fashion-forward blogger (there’s an understatement for you), but I like fashion enough to write about it. Especially when it’s something really simple and chic. And maybe sort of basic. dolce vita And while I’m late to the party (or season) to post about this trend, …

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