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 →

5 fitness apps

We all follow at least one person on Instagram who posts workout videos, or post-workout selfies all the time, has a beautiful, healthy body and an insanely inspirational feed. It’s easy to dream about being fit, but it’s a lot harder to stick to a routine for long enough to get actual results, and it’s even harder to keep that going throughout your life. We’ve gathered a list of 5 fitness apps you can use to enter or continue a cycle of regular exercise and good habits, so that you can work towards a healthier lifestyle. Nike+ Training Club (Free) The Nike+ Training Club appRead 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 →

workout

Check out my Holiday 2016 Gift Guide for other great gift ideas. Ringly Aries Activity Tracker Smart Bracelet in Moonstone – Bloomingdales, $265. Jac Vanek Leg Day Duffle Bag – Nasty Gal, $58. Frogg Toggs Chilly Pad Evaporative, Cooling, Snap Towel – Amazon, $7.20. Nike Rally Boyfriend Crew – Nike, $60. Nike Dry Women’s Lacrosse Pinnie – Nike, $30. Nike Sports Bra – Kohls, $30. Wordlock Combination Padlock – Amazon, $9.64 PowerBlock 24 lb Adjustable Dumbell Set – Dicks Sporting Goods, $159.99 Nike Pro Cool Dri-FIT stretch-jersey leggings – Net-A-Porter, $39. F1 Go Clean Gym Gear – Flight001, $30. F1 Fitness Kit, (exercise manual, jumprope, resistance bands, and expandable backpack) – Flight001, $48. Skullcandy Bombshell Bud – Back County, $34.29 S’well WaterRead 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 →

Just a few years ago, a lot of people would consider sneakers to be a part of their workout attire, or what they’d wear to run errands in on a lazy Sunday. Labels like Adidas and Puma, that were big in the ‘80s and ‘90s are back. Now new designers are emerging and capitalizing in on the trend. Not long ago, sneakers wouldn’t have been seen in most office settings, now in many they’re considered acceptable work attire—if worn correctly. They’ve been seen at NYFW, on the red carpet, and on trendsetters and celebrities as everyday wear. Here are some examples of how to look polished, andRead More →