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 →

5 Must Listen to Podcasts

In Los Angeles, traffic is inevitable. You’re going to hit it no matter where you’re going or whenever you decide to get to drive. Since I find myself in my car quite often, I’ve taken a serious liking to podcasts. I listen to at least one episode a day and I’ve found that it not only makes my commute go by quicker, but I also feel like I am keeping up with the news, laughing more, and learning something new every day. In the last few months I’ve noticed more and more of my friends mentioning podcasts and it’s introduced me to some really incredibleRead More →

can't miss tv shows of 2018

Here are my 5 Can’t Miss TV Shows of 2018. These are the ones that I set my DVR for or binge-watch over a long weekend. PS: This is Us and Roseanne didn’t make the cut. The Chi (2018) Created by the talented actress, screenwriter, and producer Lena Waithe (Master of None), and produced by Common, The Chi is about life on the southside of Chicago. In the beginning of the first episode we see a traumatic event take place, which leads to a series of intertwining storylines and reveals through the season how the characters are all connected. From the innocent school aged children,Read More →

25 Halloween Movies

Halloween and scary movies go together like candy corn and trick-or-treating. You can’t have one without the other. That’s why we’ve come up with 25 Halloween Movies to fill up your month of October. From cult classics (The Craft, Donnie Darko), to scary af (Halloween, Rosemary’s Baby), to hilariously funny (Hocus Pocus, Casper)…we’ve included a huge variety on our list. You’ll even find some lesser known indie films (Maniac, The House of The Devil) you may have not heard of. All of these movies are available to stream now on sites like Netflix and Hulu; or if you have a subscription, HBO Go and Showtime.Read More →

Beauty Vloggers

In the last 15 years Youtube has become the go-to source for makeup inspiration. Everyday millions and millions of people search for beauty vloggers, makeup tutorials, and advice on how how to achieve that flawless red carpet look. If only this option was available when we first started to apply makeup! Some of these vloggers are makeup artists by trade; while others are just really damn good at it. Here’s a list of vloggers that will inspire you to step up your makeup game. Gothamista What makes Gothamista a great vlogger is that she looks into the products she puts on her skin and onlyRead More →

fall tv 2017

There’s so much excitement when we realize that autumn is approaching, and with that comes the new Fall 2017 TV lineup. Our favorite shows make their return, and we get to see the new anticipated premieres that we’ve been waiting for. With the cool September nights right around the corner get ready to watch some great TV. My TV watching ritual is to make some tea, get in my cozy robe, and put on a face mask before I get comfy on the couch. Usually I’ll have a glass of wine or open a bag of banana chips (Trader Joe’s has the best), or maybe even both.Read More →

The Deuce

I had been waiting for The Deuce to premiere for what seemed like eternity. Having a love for New York City and being obsessed with the 1970s, as soon as I saw the trailer this past winter, I couldn’t wait. But first, let’s take a look at how New York City looked back then… Times Square in The 1970’s Source: New York Times – Times Square 1976 Source: Maggie Hopp Source: National Archives and Records Administration Recreating The Disco Era The Deuce is written by David Simon (The Wire, The Corner), so you know it’s going to be gritty and intense. The show centers around theRead More →

Summer Music Hits 2017

Whether you spent your summer at the beach or in your office, chances are you heard some of these songs on our summer music hits 2017 playlist. In the years to come, when we look back these are the songs that will define it. Happy listening! XoXo, Sarah @agirlinla / agirlinlosangeles@gmail.com  Read More →

Road Trip Travel Apps

Road trips are an essential part of summer. Who doesn’t love getting their friends or family together and going on an adventure? However, if you’re not careful it can quickly turn from a trip of a lifetime to a trip from hell. I’ve gathered my favorite travel apps for you to download that will ensure your trip is smooth sailing and stress free. The apps listed below cover everything you’ll need from planning your trip, to how to find the best gas prices, to where to find the best scenic locations and everything in between. Now it’s time to pack up the car and letRead More →

Summer is already halfway over (sigh) and it’s now time to do what’s left on your bucket list, like attend a music festival perhaps? Here at A Girl in LA we have gathered nine of the best festivals that will take you all the way into September and included a playlist you can rock out too. Our list includes music of all genres, so no matter what you prefer, you’re going to find a festival you want to attend. We’ve put the price ranges on here (from general admission to VIP) and some of them are pretty pricey. When purchasing tickets you should be ableRead More →