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 …

Fashion

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 …

Fashion

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, …

Fashion

07.20.16

More from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Last week, I posted a few of my top picks from the Nordstrom Anniversary …

Last week, I posted a few of my top picks from the Nordstrom Anniversary sale. And then it happened. A cool summer evening that required a light sweater got me thinking about fall, so I’m back with some more fall picks–all on major sale. The camel jacket is the same one I posted last …

Fashion

07.18.16

Going Nude

It's time break away from my typical neutral palette of black, grey, and white–I'm going …

It's time break away from my typical neutral palette of black, grey, and white–I'm going nude.

Fashion

07.14.16

Shop This Year’s Biggest Sale

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale opens to the public on July 22nd, but early access starts …

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale opens to the public on July 22nd, but early access starts today! Products usually sell out quickly, so now's the time to pick up those last-minute summer essentials and–wait for it–the pieces you need for fall.

Fashion

Interiors

07.11.16

On Trend: Chambray

There's a new neutral in my life. And while it's not a new …

There's a new neutral in my life. And while it's not a new trend, it's something I've gotten really into this year. It's also technically a color, yet it pretty much goes with everything.

Fashion

06.24.16

Pool Party

Processed with VSCO with s2 preset I’m in Italy for Conor’s sister’s wedding and …

Processed with VSCO with s2 preset I’m in Italy for Conor’s sister’s wedding and we’re kicking things off with a wine tasting and pool party before she ties the knot on Saturday. This pale girl came prepared–my legs have been bronzed with St. Tropez, and I’ve got my sunscreen, hat, and new one …

Fashion

06.15.16

On Trend: Off Shoulder Tops

Like almost every other 20-30 something woman in America, I've gotten really into …

Like almost every other 20-30 something woman in America, I've gotten really into off shoulder tops and dresses this season.

Fashion

Style

06.06.16

On Trend: Summer Whites

Growing up in LA, you get pretty used to 70s and sunshine year-round. And …

Growing up in LA, you get pretty used to 70s and sunshine year-round. And all it took was a handful of winters in Chicago to really appreciate the magic that is summer. Sunshine, patios, grilling, and laying by the pool can't be beat. Now that I'm back from the worst cold that ever …

Fashion

Style

05.29.16

The Memorial Day Sales You Don’t Want To Miss

It's Memorial Day weekend, and while summer is technically a few weeks away, …

It's Memorial Day weekend, and while summer is technically a few weeks away, this holiday weekend brought summer temps and sales, and it's time to stock up on warm-weather essentials for summer! I'm ordering a few things for my upcoming trip to Europe and wanted to share a few of my …

Fashion

Style

Travel

05.24.16

What to Pack for a 24 Hour Getaway

I've always been a notorious over-packer but after taking one long trip and …

I've always been a notorious over-packer but after taking one long trip and six that were three days or less, I've learned a thing or two. And all those quick 1-2 day trips will force a girl to only pack the essentials. So I thought I'd share what I actually bring with me, …

Fashion

Style

05.18.16

Spring Staple: Chambray and Stripes

As someone who is known for really loving her neutrals for both fashion …

As someone who is known for really loving her neutrals for both fashion and home, there's a not-so-neutral color I'm very into–more so than usual these days. With spring slowly making its way into my life (tragically broke out my puffy coat this week), I've found that I'm wearing a lot more …

Fashion

Style

05.05.16

Spring Trends for the Capsule Wardrobe

 This article gave me the push I needed to get rid of the pieces …

 This article gave me the push I needed to get rid of the pieces I don’t love or wear regularly. After a major closet overhaul, I quickly learned what I actually needed and am filling in a few gaps with on-trend but timeless pieces that I know I’ll want to wear for …

Fashion

Style

05.02.16

Warm Weather Getaway

The weekend was cold (40s) and rainy (ugh) and I, like everyone else dealing …

The weekend was cold (40s) and rainy (ugh) and I, like everyone else dealing with this unfortunate weather, need temps in the 70s and a little sunshine. Let’s not forget I grew up in LA and went to college in Santa Barbara. I used to think 50s was North Face weather. There …

Fashion

Style

04.26.16

Casual Kicks

New Balance Lifestyle Fall/Winter 2015, Aspen, CO It’s a rare occasion that I’ll …

New Balance Lifestyle Fall/Winter 2015, Aspen, CO It’s a rare occasion that I’ll get dressed up, so much that I walked out the door in these pants (currently 25% off), a cute top, and sandals last weekend, Conor told me I looked fancy. So the fact that sneakers and jeans are …

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