A Girl in LA welcomes its newest blogger Cynthia. Born and raised in the City of Angels, the sunsets, palm trees and the wonderful cultures have influenced Cynthia in more ways than one. Through her journey of starting her website Señorita Cyn in 2013, she’s learned that dreaming is the best motivation to make anything happen. Becoming a contributor for A Girl in LA was a no brainer for her, and she’s excited to take this opportunity with you guys to bring you the latest in fashion, music, trends, and everything in between. Stay tuned! My staple clothing item is…a pair of jeans. I would never leaveRead More →

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I would never leave home without… my cellphone. I stay fit by… eating healthy, running, and strength training. In my spare time I… like to explore new places, layout by the pool or at the beach, shop (obviously), cook, listen to live music, and spend time with my boyfriend and friends. The first thing I do in the morning is… drink a Red Bull and check my emails. My style inspirations are… Zoe Kravitz, Serena Vanderwoodsen, Vanessa Hudgens, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kate Moss. My favorite labels / designers / shops are… Henri Bendel, Revolve, UO, Dolls Kill, Wildfox, Forward by Elyse Walker, Rag &Read More →

The other day I was walking aimlessly around Downtown Los Angeles and I saw a colorful portrait of Andy Warhol in a window and I could hear him say to me, “Come inside.”  Being a huge fan of The Factory and Warhol’s work I had to check it out. I walked into the pop-up gallery “Kings & Queens” to stare in amazement at the mixed media artwork that stood before my eyes. Inside were photographs of Warhol taken by Karen Bystedt in 1982, combined with photographs of Jean-Michel Basquiat taken by Brad Benson in 1984. Bystedt then combined mixed media art to create some amazing pieces. The pop-up gallery is open until April 31st, and if you’re a fan ofRead More →

When I started writing this article I intended on writing about a few common beauty blunders that myself or my friends had made in the past and what we did to fix them. As I kept writing more and more problems started popping into my head, so not to bombard you, this is going to be a series on how to fix those common issues that we’re all guilty of making, or probably will make at some point. Let’s start first with skin related issues.   Faux Tan Everyone enjoys a radiant “I just got back from a tropical vacation” glow but now that we’re becomingRead 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 →

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 →

I have a love-hate relationship with moving. It’s something I’ve done many times and while I love moving into a new space, the process of boxing up everything I own isn’t something I particularly enjoy. I wish I could fast-forward that part and go straight to decorating. Me and my boyfriend’s lease was about to be up and we were outgrowing our current apartment, but instead of searching for a new building, we opted to stay in the same and go from the 7th floor to the 15th with panoramic view of DTLA. I’m obsessed! Last weekend we packed up all our things and asked our friendRead More →

Whether you’ve been in a relationship for a month, you’re married, or you’re single, here’s how to plan the perfect Valentine’s Day in Los Angeles, ranging from budget friendly to going all out. FOR COUPLES Check out DTLA Walking Tours, Haunted Tales. Take a trip to the The Broad Museum, and read about my visit here. Head to the Huntington Beach Canals for a Sunset Gondola ride. Recreate your first date. Go to a comedy show. Have a romantic hotel night at Shutters on The Beach. Attend the Edwardian Ball. Have a relaxing spa day at your favorite spa or check out Bliss Spa, Ritz Carlton DTLA, or Burke Williams. Sip cocktails atRead 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 →

What better way to show the world that you’re a badass female who cares about the rights of others than wearing it on your sleeve. Show people you care about women’s rights, the rights of minorities, the LBGT community, unity, and equality for all. Show society that you will not stand for the government trying to take these basic human rights away, and that you will not be silenced by the people in power or by those that simply don’t understand. #GIRLPOWER  Modern Girl Blitz, $10 Sick Girls Official, $8  Riot Creeps, $8         Wildflower & Company, $9.50    Little Arrow Studio,Read More →