The September Edit: Must Have Pieces

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

I can't tell you how excited I am that the 70's are back.  Suede, stripes, clogs, muted fall tones like navy, burgundy, mustard yellow...just thinking about it gets me so excited!  I can't wait for all the cute fall outfits I can wear and just pretend like I'm on an episode of Mad Men.  Now if only it would cool down in LA so I could actually wear a scarf!




01. Ace & Jig Anna dress: I discovered this company a few months ago and ever since cannot get enough of their beautiful designs.  I love the loose fit of this dress and the muted stripes.

02. Meyelo nubuck messenger: The slouchy shape of this nubuck bag is perfect for work or weekends.

03. Madewell river mountain scarf: These colors epitomize 70's vibes and add a little punch of color.

04. Bryr Studio Suzie closed toe clog: I bought this version of clogs this summer and I can't stop wearing them!  They are so comfortable and I can't say enough good things about Bryr Studio.  I can't wait to add a fall-inspired pair to my wardrobe.

05. Le Labo Rose 31 perfume: This scent is a fresh take on roses that doesn't smell like your grandmother's perfume.

06. The Great chambray romper: The latest line from Emily and Merritt is so amazing.  I'm dying for this chambray jumpsuit!  A great piece for warmer weather but would transition to fall perfectly with a suede moto jacket.

07. J.Crew felt hat: Hats are one of my favorite fall accessories to wear, and I'm loving the deep burgundy color of this one.

08. Madewell suede zip mini skirt: Incorporating different textures into your wardrobe can really add interest and intrigue and help to diversify your fashion options.  Suede is perfect for fall and the zipper adds great detail to an otherwise simple skirt.

09.  Tiro Tiro open arch ring: The cut outs in this ring make it a very unique yet simple accessory great for everyday wear.

Whats on your wish list this month?  If you like this post, be sure to check out more fashion posts.

Affordable Sources for Art

Monday, September 19, 2016

Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin's Manhattan Loft via Architectural Digest



A space without art is like a space without soul.  Artwork gives your home personality and is an important element of decor.  Whether you gravitate towards a more collected feel with gallery walls or picture ledges, or prefer larger scale statement artwork, theres something out there for everyone. These days there many great resources for art online, and lucky for you, there's no reason to live without beautifully adorned walls in your home.  Look for pieces that speak to you, and take your time collecting.  If you're going for a gallery wall, make sure to integrate different mediums for a collected look and feel (ie. paintings, prints, photography, 3 dimensional pieces like wall hangings, etc.)  Four of my favorite affordable online resources are Domino, Artfully Walls, Minted, and Urban Outfitters.  Here's a round up of some of my favorite pieces from each site:


Domino: 01. Palms from Below // 02. Things Will Work Out // 03. Blue Monday // 
04. Hawaii Green // 05. Salt Air // 06. For Like Ever // 07. Yellow Door // 






Urban Outfitters: 01. Cult Paper Mouth // 02. Summer Cactus // 03. Waikiki // 04. Mint Hut // 

Do you have any favorite resources for art?

My LA Home Tour: The Boho Beach Bungalow

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

At long last, I can finally share my home tour with you!  The lovely gals over at Glitter Guide asked to share the #bohobeachbungalow, and the amazing Carley Rudd shot the feature.  We moved into a house just over a year ago in Santa Monica, and I'm thrilled to leave apartment living behind me.  The neighborhood is great and we can bike to all my favorite spots in Venice and Santa Monica, and we have a great little yard for our newly adopted pup, Dakota, to run around in.  Over the next few weeks I'll be sharing in depth posts of the Boho Beach Bungalow and the design process for each room, and for more photos from Carley of my home and their interview with me, head on over to Glitter Guide!




Here's the living room.  Before we moved in, I had the whole house painted Benjamin Moore's Super White.  I like to experiment a little with color, so having a blank canvas that wouldn't compete with any other accents was essential for me.  I did my best to take my time decorating and not be tempted to buy everything all at once.  Instead, I slowly collected pieces that I truly love.  That amazing vintage moroccan rug is from Merchant Modern, and the leather pouf from Venice Vintage Paradise - another one of my favorite vintage shops in the neighborhood.  

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