We’ve created a Summertime Shopping Guide to bring you the latest from all our favorite labels and online shopping sites. You can get your suitcases out and start packing for the perfect vacation. You’ll find everything from the ideal swimsuit, the newest clothing and shoe styles, to must have accessories and beauty products. Start planning a summertime soiree by shopping in our entertaining and decor shop. Whatever your needs are, we’ve got you covered! (Scroll down and use the arrows to navigate between pages.) XoXo, Kristie @agirlinla / kristie@a-girl-in-la.comRead More →

I have a love-hate relationship with moving. It’s something I’ve done many times and while I love moving into a new space, the process of boxing up everything I own isn’t something I particularly enjoy. I wish I could fast-forward that part and go straight to decorating. Me and my boyfriend’s lease was about to be up and we were outgrowing our current apartment, but instead of searching for a new building, we opted to stay in the same and go from the 7th floor to the 15th with panoramic view of DTLA. I’m obsessed! Last weekend we packed up all our things and asked our friendRead More →

Planning any kind of party can be stressful, whether you’ve been planning to throw a Super Bowl party since the Playoffs, or you just decided to have your friends over last minute, the key is getting away with the minimum but making it look like you’ve put a lot of time and effort into it. Here are some tips along with planning the perfect game day outfit you can rock this Sunday. FOOD AND DRINKS Cheese Board: This is great because all it takes is a trip to the grocery store. There’s no cooking or baking involved. Cheese board – Bed Bath & Beyond. When preparingRead More →

january

January…the month when you’re torn between hibernating and keeping your New Year’s Resolutions (gym goals, volunteer, learn something new, take up yoga, wake up earlier, etc.) When half of the United States has temperatures 30 degrees and below, here are some things to get you through, and help you stay on track to make 2017 your best year yet. Bella Freud Parfum Candle, $70. In the cold months of January a lot of New Yorkers long for a vacation to somewhere sunny, I on the other hand love New York in the blistering cold (maybe because I don’t actually live there). This candle makes me feelRead More →

  Check out my Holiday 2016 Gift Guide for other great gift ideas. Bond No. 9 New York Wall Street Candle – Orchard Mile, $105. Jonathan Adler Letter Pillow – Bloomingdales, $125. The Year of Cozy 125 Recipes, Crafts, and Other Homemade Adventures – Amazon, $15.81 Jonathan Adler Dolls Canister – Jonathan Adler, $28. Jonathan Adler Mohawk Match Strike – Shopbop, $42. Berry Jewelry Unicorn Ring Holder – Bloomingdales, $18. Jonathan Adler Newport Tea Cup – Jonathan Adler, $18. Henri Bendel Megan Hess Tray – Henri Bendel, $128. Dinner Diaries Reviving the Art of the Hostess Book – Amazon, $39. Topshop Small Light Box – Topshop, $22. Jonathan Adler Charade Taper Vase – Amazon, $88. Henri Bendel Firewood Signature Reed – Henri Bendel,Read More →

Holiday 2016 Gift Guide

Holiday 2016 Gift Guide – Click on the pictures to shop the best gifts for friends, family, everyone in between and that special someone.   Don’t forget to check out All Things December for holiday ideas and things to do.     XoXo, Kristie @agirlinla / agirlinlosangeles@gmail.com Want to write for A Girl in LA? Click here. © 2016-2017 A Girl In LA ALL RIGHTS RESERVED  Read More →

    Growing up on the east coast and spending every Christmas there, I couldn’t imagine being in a warm climate for the holidays. I need a few perfect 25-degree days with lots of snow. (Then I hurry on back to Los Angeles, and hope the winter here (aka rain) is short.) I do spend the first part of December in LA, and I started celebrating as soon as finished my Thanksgiving dinner. December flies by and before you know it, we’re thinking about all the food we ate, and alcoholic beverages we consumed come January 1st, so lets try to fit in as muchRead More →