Statement leather jacket

I purchased this corduroy Opening Ceremony Varsity Jacket last year and it sat in my closet because, one it was too warm to wear in L.A., and two I was waiting to plan the perfect outfit. Yes, it was a bit pricey and I rarely splurge on “trends”; usually when I indulge it’s on things I’ll be able to wear for seasons to come. But this navy bomber jacket stood out, and I had to have it. The sleeves are made of leather, and the shell is a soft corduroy—which takes me back to Friday night football games. I love the vintage-inspired strategically placed patchesRead More →

New York style winter coat

One of the things I love about New York in the winter time is the chance to wear (and purchase) warmer clothing. I look forward to a break from the typical warm L.A. weather and an opportunity to switch up my style. Before I took off for the East Coast, I was searching for the quintessential winter coat. I went to several stores and placed multiple online orders in a variety of styles and ended up returning them all. On the day before I left, my last hope arrived—an oversized plaid double breasted wool coat from Tommy Hilfiger. I paused in front of my mirrorRead More →

NYC Street Style

When I was packing for my trip to New York City I planned out all of my outfits ahead of time rather than just throwing pieces into my suitcase. Since there would be a lot of walking involved I needed something comfortable to explore the city in. I purchased these studded Ash biker boots back in 2011 and they were my go-to shoe during the winter. It had been a couple years since I last wore them so I was excited to put them on again. Going for an edgy NYC street style look I paired them with faux leather leggings, a deconstructed denim jacketRead More →

My Christmas wish list

Every year once I’m finished with my holiday shopping I create my Christmas wish list to make it easier on my friends and family. I’m hard to shop for because I like specific labels and particular pieces. As I was working on A Girl in LA’s annual gift guides, I came across so many things I fell in love with. From clothing, to jewelry, to items for my apartment. These are the top 20 gifts I’m asking for this Christmas. Doheny Blouse Sanctuary $89 This reminds me of something Blair Waldorf would wear. The high neckline, the sheer sleeves, and the elegant flower print makeRead More →

Winter 2018 Shopping Guide

Our winter 2019 shopping guide is full of our favorites, from returning styles to the newest trends observed on the runway during NYFW. From 80s mania, animal print, flare jeans, western detail, and faux fur everything; to revising our homes and office with our favorite snacks and decor. We’ve also added in two new galleries per request, a street style guide (think vivid colors from labels like Fenty, Marc Jacobs, and Topshop); and a holiday shop so you can plan for all festivities still to come. Whether you’re browsing for yourself or searching for the ideal gift, our guide features thousands of items to chooseRead More →

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 →

Trip to Puerto Vallarta

I recently wrote an article about how to plan a spur-of-the-moment trip, which was based on preparing for my trip to Puerto Vallarta. I spent 9 days in Mexico, so you as you can imagine, I did and saw a lot of amazing things. I had so many trip-of-a-lifetime experiences, from dining on a deserted island, to exploring a brightly colored beach town, to tasting amazing cuisine–every second of this trip was a memorable one. I wondered how I would be able to include everything in one blog post so I decided to write about my trip highlights along with some history of this amazingRead More →

summer beach essentials

Whether I’m headed to a local beach here in Los Angeles County, or preparing for an exotic vacation somewhere far away, my summer beach essentials help me to have the perfect day. I recently vacationed in Puerto Vallarta, and before I left I started to think about what I would need. Being a lover of street style, this cover up was the first item on my list. The mesh material helped to keep me cool in the hot and humid 90+ degree days. I love wearing white in the summer as it shows off my tan. I then worked the rest of my outfit aroundRead More →

15 things i can't live without

Before I started to write this article, I began to think about all the different elements we use in our everyday lives. How our age, job, location, and taste can have a huge impact on our daily necessities. I came up with a list of 15 things I can’t live without. Not a day goes by when I don’t somehow use or need all of these; from my MacBook Pro, to the lipgloss I trust to keep my lips moisturized, and everything in between. Some of the items on my list, like fresh flowers or my favorite candle are more frivolous, but they are thingsRead More →

2018 Coachella Photographs

This past weekend I took a trip to the hot Indio desert for the Coachella Music and Arts Festival. I have been anticipating my visit since June of last year, so you can imagine my excitement. I had an amazing weekend and was able to catch up with a lot of friends. I did, however, get my wallet stolen, but we will get to that story later! Here are my 2018 Coachella photographs! Road Tripping to the Desert Even though the festival was only 3 days, I packed my top 10 outfits and my friend and I headed off on our mini road trip toRead More →