Fashion

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

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 …

Style

Giving the Gift of Experiences

I didn’t have a car the first four years I lived in Chicago and relied …

I didn’t have a car the first four years I lived in Chicago and relied on a mix of public transit and UberX–the latter being my favorite way to get around Chicago. It’s fast, easy, and is especially ideal when it’s freezing or when I’m running late. And considering my life, one of those …

Fashion

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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8 Candles to Gift This Holiday Season

Some might say candles are a typical gift, but most people enjoy them and …

Some might say candles are a typical gift, but most people enjoy them and don’t want to spend $25+ on something like that for themselves. And it’s a chance to select a color, style, or scent that the person you’re gifting will like–something that feels like them. And a pretty candle jar …

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Gift Guide: For the Home

Most of my favorite gifts made it to The Everygirl’s holiday gift guide, but …

Most of my favorite gifts made it to The Everygirl’s holiday gift guide, but I did save a few to share here. Let’s start with interiors since you know that’s my thing. Because now that winter weather is here and I’m done traveling for a while, home is where you’ll find me.I included …

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Health

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

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

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 …

Style

Things I Like No. 4

It’s finally Friday after what felt like the longest week ever. Lots of …

It’s finally Friday after what felt like the longest week ever. Lots of exciting things have happened recently but it’s honestly felt like a little too much and I’m completely exhausted. The lack of sleep is getting to me and I’m ready for a low-key weekend at home. So let’s end …

Fashion

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 …

Beauty

My Favorite Perfume

While I still hope to one day master a smokey eye or beachy …

While I still hope to one day master a smokey eye or beachy waves, for now, I'll be the girl who is regularly told she smells lovely. And I'll take it. So here's a short list of my favorite perfume.

Fashion

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 …

Style

How to Quickly and Easily Edit iPhone Photos for Instagram

Every so often, I’ll get asked how I edit photos for instagram. Almost all …

Every so often, I’ll get asked how I edit photos for instagram. Almost all of my photos are shot on my iPhone 6, although I do have a Canon Mark iii and Fuji XT1, too. If you’re just looking to take better photos while traveling or day-to-day, I’d recommend the Fuji XT1 or …

Fashion

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

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 …

Style

What I’m Looking Forward to This Fall

It’s September! With fall just a few weeks away, I can’t stop thinking about …

It’s September! With fall just a few weeks away, I can’t stop thinking about those crisp autumn mornings, the season premiere of the affair, and my new suede jacket that I picked up during the big Nordstrom sale. My favorite season is so close, guys. Here are the things I’m looking forward to.

Fashion

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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