Mother’s Day Gift Guide

I know, I know. Another hallmark holiday. But a thoughtfully chosen gift can go a long way in expressing appreciation to the maternal ones in your life. After all, who has your back more than Mom? Check out this Mother’s Day gift guide with ideas for moms, sisters, grandmothers, aunts, and best friends. Mother’s Day […]

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 […]