Sweater Weather

“I hate the beach, but I stand. In California with my toes in the sand. Use the sleeves of my sweater, let’s have an adventure. Head in the clouds, but my gravity’s centered.”–Sweater Weather by The Neighbourhood Our fall/winter sweater weather list has arrived to help you nail this season’s biggest trends. The styles that you’ll see everywhere are heightened by sophistication and detail. Silhouettes will focus on bodycon or being oversized, and categorized by the following themes; contemporary, sporty, and romantic. Contemporary silhouettes will be identified by obscure stitch detail, knit laddering, and irregular stitch patterns. Sporty silhouettes will consist of graphic stripes, checks, patternsRead More →

fall 2017 wardrobe staples

The Fall 2017 wardrobe staples have arrived and we’re seeing a lot of vintage inspired faux fur, comfy oversized sweaters, plaid prints, and knot-tie tops. Los Angeles tends to get a little chilly during the months of November to February, and although the drop in temperature isn’t drastic, it is important you are fashionable and prepared for the cooler months ahead. Below is a list of the top staple pieces you will need this season. These pieces can be mixed and matched with what you already have in your closet for effortless, and trending outfit combinations. The trends for this fall are emphasized by comfort,Read More →

maple holistics

  Maple Holistics saved my hair! Finding the perfect shampoo and conditioner that gives my hair the moisture it lacks is difficult. If you’re like me, dry hair is a problem. Moving to Los Angeles impacted my hair tremendously. The water here is dry and my hair had only been exposed to soft water. I discovered Maple Holistics because I was given a sample of their Natural Argan Oil Shampoo and Conditioner to review. Before I get started on how amazing the products are, let me provide you some info on the brand. What is Maple Holistics? Maple Holistics is a brand based in Farmingdale,Read More →

fashion bloggers handbag

Have you ever wondered what’s in a fashion bloggers handbag? Are they organized by compartments or full of copious amounts of receipts and junk? A purse is like a second home that carries your everyday essentials in a trendy way. I personally, prefer smaller bags as I am a small person. Whether your bag is a mini or a large, it is your best friend! Check out what I carry in my handbag every day! Saint Laurent Medium Kate Embossed Lizard Shoulder Bag – $2,450  The medium Kate bag is one of Saint Laurent’s most popular bag silhouettes. My Kate bag is metallic silver embossedRead More →

New York Fashion Week

An outfit is not complete until you have added the perfect accessory to give it the final touch. On the runway at New York Fashion Week the trends this year included berets, knee high boots, wide waist belts, mismatched earrings, bracelet handbags, and brooches. These trends aspire to make a bold statement when paired with any outfit. They are not meant to be conspicuous, but stand out whether paired with busy or simple ensembles. Oooh, la, la… a little taste of Paris is in this season. A beret is the perfect accessory to turn a bad hair day around.  Add a beret to make any outfitRead More →

New York Fashion Week

I love living in Los Angeles because of the warm, year round climate, but I will admit I literally anticipate the arrival of the fall season all year.  Fall is my favorite season because for me it stands for sweater weather, pumpkin spice lattes, sugary scented candles, and a little reminder of home.  Being so accustomed to the warm Southern California temperatures, the second the temperature slightly drops, I know this is the perfect excuse to go shopping for a new fall wardrobe!! This year fall trends are inspired by New York Fashion Week fall 2017; pantsuits, fancy feathers, spliced tracksuits, corduroy, soft leather, andRead More →

Free Museum Day: Pacific Standard Time LA/LA

Tired of having to spend money in order to have fun? Yeah, same here! But lucky for us, Free Museum Day: Pacific Standard LA/LA is right around the corner and what’s better than free art? The Event The launch of the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA event is upon us.  Pacific Standard is an art exhibition dedicated to showcasing Latin American and Latino culture. The festivities will commence September 14th with a block party at Grand Park. Various mediums will be exhibited to help communicate the importance of diversity, and emphasize the rich Latin American culture that aided in molding Southern California. The event is freeRead More →

“I’m a fashion designer and people think, what do I know.” –Vivienne Westwood Where It All Began When I was younger I always aspired to be a fashion designer and work in a design house in a big city. I dreamed of running around in heels with a latte in my hand.  My journey in fashion began when I enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM). I graduated with an Associates of Arts in Merchandise Product Development and Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management at the Los Angeles location. My major at FIDM was one of the most well rounded, therefore, IRead More →