leather motorcycle jacket

Style Staple: Leather Motorcycle Jacket

A few years ago, I invested in a real leather motorcycle jacket. Years later, it’s still one of my favorite purchases. I wear it with everything, from dresses to trousers, jeans, to sweatpants. It’s come to replace nearly all of my outerwear, except my trench coat. Now that spring is here I’ll probably only get […]

5 Tips for Repairing Heat Damaged Hair

Every once in awhile, I like to straighten my hair. In Fall/Winter 2016/17, “every once in awhile” became “once a month.” Even though I used a heat protectant, repeated blow-drying and flat ironing inflicted noticeable damage to my hair, leaving my once-springy curls flat and lifeless. I enjoyed wearing sleeker hair during the colder months, […]

spring wreath ideas

These Spring Wreath Ideas are a Breath of Fresh Air

Happy first day of spring! I get pretty excited when it spring comes, I just love the colors and flowers of the season. Lately, floral wreaths have been catching my eye. They’re a cute way to greet party guests for Easter gatherings, spring baby showers, and garden parties. What a fresh, fragrant way to dress up […]

trench coat

In the Trenches: Lightweight Coats for Spring

Two springs ago, I invested in a classic trench coat. I usually style my trench with chucks and jeans or uplift it with dresses and heels. Either way, whenever I wear it, I feel like a chic Parisian, although I’m an urban Californian. 1st Row: cupcakes and cashmere Alani Sueded Double Lapel Trench • Cupcakes […]

pendant lights

All of the {Pendant} Lights

I finally got to peruse my friend Mary’s collection of handmade pendant lamps, one of which she so kindly offered to send me after I geeked out about them. The gold eye and feather lamps are my top favorites – it’s hard for me to settle on just one! I’ll probably get the feather pendant […]