fall fashion trends

Nothing thrills me more than a change in season because it means going shopping for new clothing and accessories and changing up my wardrobe based on the upcoming trends. As we slowly approach our last days of summer, I have begun compiling a list of fashion pieces I must have this season. This year some fall fashion trends I’m looking forward to purchasing are an oversized puffer jacket, a pair of colorful faux fur heels, a square neckline dress, a pair of snakeskin pants, and some trendy metallic over-the-knee boots. I also can’t wait to add more leopard prints, statement pieces in the color mustard,Read More →

los angeles coffee shops

Working from home can be convenient, but have you ever tried working from a coffee shop? I’ve always been the most productive working outside of my home. It may seem like a distraction, but once you’re in the setting, you learn to block out distractions and become efficient versus staying at home and choosing to have Netflix playing in the background. The great thing about coffee shops is that they have comfortable furniture, calming music, opportunities for networking with other creatives, and unlimited amounts of caffeine! I decided to go on a neighbor tour where I tried their food, their Wifi, and of course theirRead More →

My hectic work schedule does not leave a lot of room for vacations so I promised myself earlier this year that I would dedicate more time to traveling. Since I couldn’t take an extensive trip, I had to come up with a destination that I could go to for the weekend, but still manage to make a mini vacation out of it? I have a couple of close friends who live in Vancouver that I went to college with so I thought, why not pay them a visit? The best part is that I would be leaving the country all while being only a 3Read More →

california airbnb's

Who says you need to leave the state to go on vacation? California is such a versatile place with the mountains, desert or the beach that you can choose where you want to go based on the mood you’re in. The following California Airbnb’s are listed in order from Northern California to Southern California and all offer a different experience and theme. We’ve included stays for every budget, ranging from $60 to $400. They all come equipped with the basic essentials and appliances so you don’t have to stress about packing and can bring the important stuff (swimsuits, suntan lotion, and sandals). These California Airbnb’sRead More →

picnic on the beach

I’ve always wanted to have a picnic on the beach but it seemed like a lot of work. When I think of a picnic I think of homemade muffins, a variety of sandwiches and pasta dishes, and all of the prepping that goes into it. The other day my friend Kim contacted me and asked me what I was doing that day. Neither of us had anything planned so we decided to enjoy the beautiful Los Angeles weather and head to Venice Beach. We through together a picnic with an assortment of store-bought food and drinks. Before I left my apartment I thought about whatRead More →

hiking in Escondido Falls

Hiking in Escondido Falls is one my favorite things to do in Southern California. Whenever I need to clear my head, I make the journey to go hiking on this trail to get away from the city. I enjoy putting on my favorite playlist that I created for drives to Malibu and cruising down PCH to clear my head. The entire excursion is about 4 miles round trip and takes around 1 to 2 hours to finish. Escondido Falls is located in Malibu and sits high in the Santa Monica Mountains. Upon arriving, you turn right onto Winding Way and spot the small parking lotRead More →

Los Angeles Summertime Bucket List

The weather in Los Angeles is starting to warm up and the first day of summer is slowly approaching. This means it’s the season for being adventurous and trying new things. If you need some unique ideas of what to do this summer we have curated the perfect Los Angeles Summertime Bucket List so you don’t waste a second of this beautiful season. From day trips, to local events, and things to make (and eat), our list has 25 ideas that will guarantee a busy 3 months! It’s time to bring out your summer wardrobe and let your hair down because this is about toRead More →

monthly must haves

Exposing myself to new products and activities is one of my favorite things to do because I never know what I’m going to fall in love with. For the month of May, these things have become my monthly must haves because someone helped expose me to them or I spontaneously tried something new. Check out what I have currently become obsessed with. Sweat Yoga I have always wanted to try hot yoga, but was intimidated by the idea of it. My friend suggested I take a class with her. During the first class I instantly fell in love.  I have been going to Sweat YogaRead More →

managing life on a busy schedule

No one ever told us “adulting” was going to be this hard. Managing life on a busy schedule can be difficult, especially  when life always seems so hectic. My job in fashion takes up 95% of my life and sometimes it feels like I don’t even have time to eat, much less have a social life! I constantly have to remind myself to take breaks and not take life too seriously. I’ve come up with seven different strategies that I’ve learned over the years, and they’ve helped to keep me balanced and centered. These tips are easy to follow and you’ll soon notice a changeRead More →

Behind the Salon

Behind the Salon is an independent haircare line under the YUKO brand. Products are distributed wholesale to salons and also available for retail sale. All products are sulfate free with natural ingredients. The purpose of the hair care line is to allow consumers to obtain a salon experience from the comfort of their own homes. Yuko are the originators of the Japanese Hair Straightening System. The system works by breaking down hair bonds through a chemical process. Hair is then straightened to leave it pin straight, however, the process is tedious and timely. Yuko has perfected the process to protect, condition, and restore damaged hair.Read More →