summer nights

On a typical summer night with my hectic schedule, I’m usually writing, editing or responding to my overflowing inbox. When I’m not doing that, I’m squeezing in time at the gym (usually later in the evening), or if I have the time catching up on my favorite TV shows. I find it important to go off track every once in a while and switch it up a bit. My boyfriend and I try to, at least once a week have one of those amazing LA summer nights. It doesn’t have to be much, or cost a lot of money, in fact some of my favoritesRead More →

July 4th looks

Fourth of July is fast approaching and one of my favorite things about this holiday is choosing a red, white and blue outfit, which can be a little tricky. If you’re not careful you’ll end up looking more Jersey Shore-ish than Hamptonesque. Down below are some tips and tricks on how to recreate some of my favorite July 4th looks. When you’re done drawing inspiration, you can shop my beloved red, white and blue styles which will have you going from a day BBQing at the beach to watching the fireworks at night. Maxi Dresses and Skirts Maxi dresses and skirts are great because they’reRead More →

  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 →

May

To Do List: Welcome to our monthly series All Things Awesome. On this months All Things May you can shop A Girl in LA’s Summertime Shopping Guide right here, check out Eeeeeatscon, the amazing food festival, get ready for the Twin Peaks remake, read Savoir Vivre: The Art of Fine Living, spend Memorial Day Weekend at Fiesta Hermosa, see LA LA Land in Concert at The Hollywood Bowl, and listen to Foster The People’s new album III. May Must Haves A Girl in LA has been working on a Summer Shopping guide featuring our summertime favorites where you can shop for clothing, accessories, beauty products, shoes, decor, and entertaining directly fromRead More →

Heading to Coachella this April, or are you just looking to add some Bohemian style to your spring and summer wardrobe? When shopping for 60’s and 70’s style clothing it’s all about the details. Look for… Maxi skirts and dresses Crop tops Bell bottoms Denim cutoffs Kimonos Ankle boots with metal hardware Platform wedges Floppy wide brim hats Fringe handbags Embellished belts Round sunnies Layered and beaded jewelry Wrap around bracelets and necklaces Jewelry with stones and crystals Chiffon, suede, and gauze like fabrics Lace, fringe, and floral detail Boho / hippie chic has been my go to style for a while now. After shopping at myRead More →

NYFW Spring 2017

One of my favorite things about spring aside from the longer days and warmer weather is putting my dark, big and bulky winterish clothing—(I live in LA), in the back of my closet, and putting my light and colorful wardrobe front and center. This is also a perfect time to decide what you no longer want (that’s a whole other topic), but more importantly what you need. Inspired by NYFW Spring 2017, vibrant stripes, trench coats, slogans and graphics, shoulder details, sportswear, seaside stripes and nautical inspired, nudes and tans, floral prints, iridescence, and bright and pastel solid colors are what you’ll be seeing a lotRead 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 →