SUMMER SUIT

May 30, 2016


When I think about my personal style, the word balance always comes to mind first. As far as outfits are concerned, I definitely prefer very clean, polished looks. What do I mean by polish? Well, to me, polish is a combination of fit, feel and overall appearance. I stay away from wearing anything that doesn't feel good on, pieces that I have to constantly adjust or things that have hanger appeal, but don't really wear well because they wrinkle as soon as you put them on. Actually, wrinkles happen to be a particular pet peeve of mine, because no matter how beautiful something is, if it's wrinkled, it just looks messy and disheveled. I suppose you can call me a perfectionist:)


PASTEL PALETTE

May 27, 2016


Good morning and happy almost weekend, everyone! I just wanted to say a quick hello and share a few of my newest obsessions and favorites! Though normally, I lot of my outfits begin with accessories ( Seriously, I style my looks around shoes and bags ), this particular outfit started with a cute Jonathan Simkhai top I found at Intermix recently. A huge fan of pastel-colored, flowy tops in general, I suppose it's not really that surprising that I found a combination of pretty pink, grid pattern and lovely embroidery particularly appealing! So good with pretty much any denim bottoms imaginable, from jeans to shorts and little mini denim skirts, I also love the way it pairs with tailored bottoms, like skinny dress pants for example. For today's look, I went for a sort of city-casual feel, so I paired it with skinny jeans, platform espadrilles, a structured bag, and a few layered jewels. Yet, it looked just as cute paired with a beach tote and sneakers when Emil and I spent a day in Malibu recently. BTW, that look is coming up next week, so stay tuned!:)


SPRING CROP

May 25, 2016


Isn't it great when you get to wear all your current favorites at once? I know I certainly love it, and the look I'm sporting in today's post just happens to be a great example of that! I am downright obsessed with each individual piece, but being able to wear them together... well, that's even better!

Though I am still having a bit of a tough time letting go of my skinny jeans, I have to admit, I am definitely starting to get on board with the new flared cropped styles we're seeing so much at the moment! For one thing, the silhouette is incredibly flattering but also, I love the way it pairs with this season's must have sandals like block heel or platform espadrilles for example. It also goes well with pretty much any top style imaginable, from flowy blouses, and crop tops to structured, tailored numbers, and of course you know how much I love options:)


ISABEL MARANT BLANKET COAT

May 23, 2016


The one month a year I get to complain about LA weather is finally upon us! Well technically speaking, I should never complain about the weather in LA, but after a relatively warm April, going back to wearing jackets and jeans in May feels a bit strange! And the funny thing is that though it happens every year, somehow I am always surprised. Usually, I store my winter/fall pieces right after I come back from Paris Fashion Week in February, settle quite comfortably into my spring/summer wardrobe and decide that we'll be basking in warmth and sunshine until roughly early November ( definitely wishful thinking on my part ). And than "June Gloom" happens, or in this case "May Meh" which is a nickname Emil and I came up with for the rainy, gloomy weather we've been enjoying lately!


POSTCARDS FROM PARADISE // PALM SPRINGS

May 22, 2016


Good morning and happy Sunday, everyone! How is your weekend going so far? I wanted to say a quick hi and share a few images from our recent mini vacation in Palm Springs. Though we've been spending quite a bit of time here lately, there is just something about Palms Springs that makes me want to come back again and again! Seriously! No matter how often we go, I never get tired of coming here! What about you guys? What is the one place you never get tired of visiting?


VIVALUXURY x GOLD PHILOSOPHY

May 19, 2016


The first time I came across Gold Philosophy jewels was probably a little less than 2 years ago. It was late at night, and I was indulging in a bit of on-line shopping, otherwise known as retail therapy, after a very long and exhausting day. On that particular occasion, and though it's been a while I remember it quite vividly, I was on a quest to find a beautiful pair of pearl earrings I spotted in a magazine add somewhere. After searching for a while, I finally came across Gold Philosophy web page and there they were, starring right at me, even more beautiful and delicate than I remembered! As I started to browse the rest of the website, I kept finding more and more pieces I absolutely loved!


MY MORNING SKIN-CARE ROUTINE

May 17, 2016


When it comes to skincare, the two words I pretty much live by is maintenance and prevention. It's easier to take preamptive measures than try and a problem once it occurs, don't you think? I certainly have my share of regrets when it comes to taking care of my skin. I wish I started using SPF products earlier, I wish I ate a little better and drank more water in college, I wish I remembered to take my make up off every night, if I did, I would've had to deal with sun spots on my nose, enlarged pores and blackheads later. But of course there is really no point of harboring regrets. The best you can do is learn your lessons and try and do better in the future.