February

February, the shortest month can easily feel like the longest. That time of the year when we long for summer and 80 degree temps and pray the rain would dissipate. Having a schedule of fun events, movies, and things to do will make the month breeze by, and before you know it you’ll be sitting poolside, sipping mimosas. BUY: Cooper Design Space, Last Friday’s Sample Sale, 860 S. Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, 90014 – February 24th, 9am-3pm I used to work in the Cooper Building in DTLA and I’d look forward to the sample sales. The showrooms that are only open to buyers and fashion stylists are openRead More →

After finding the ideal gift, be sure to check out my Valentine’s Day in LA blog post to plan the perfect date. Triple C Power Lips Bank, $30 Sugarfina XOXO 8PC Candy Bento Box, $65  Topshop ‘Love’ Necklace, $22 Slip Sleep Silk Eye Mask, $45  Burberry Cashmere Scarf, $650 Creative Express ‘Love’ Balloon  $7.50 Moon Juice ‘Sex Dust’, $30 L’Agent by Agent Provocateur – Bra, $60, and panties, $35  Four Letter Word Cards, $5  Gypsy Warrior Cupid Knee High Socks, $8.40 Christian Louboutin Lip Lacquer, $85  Custom Brites Nameplate Bracelets, $21.50 Charlotte Olympia Barbie Clutch, $1,195 Miss Dior Cherie Perfume, $86.09  Topshop Heart Embroidered Keyring, $15 Maggie Louise Confections ‘Pop!Read More →

Pitaya bowls, aka dragon fruit bowls make a great breakfast or after workout snack. They’re easy to make (under 5 minutes), and have tons of health benefits. They’re loaded with vitamin C, vitamin B2, iron, magnesium, they’re high in fiber, rich in antioxidants, and they’re organic. You can get creative with how you make them. If you’re not a fan of pineapple or strawberry, or looking for something different, you can use just about any fruit or fruit combination. All the ingredients used can be found at Whole Foods.   Almond Breeze, Unsweetened Almond Milk 1/2 Banana sliced Whole Foods Organic Lemon / Blueberry Granola 1 Pack Frozen PitayaRead 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 →

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 →