Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditShopping last weekend was eye-opening. I know summer is fast approaching (or here already) so it was no surprise that the hot-weather attire was out in full force. As expected, there were shorts. Tanks. skirts, Maxi-dresses.
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditOn the weekend, I like to rough it. Sure, I love to shop and brunch and lounge at the beach—but nothing is more fun and satisfying than getting sweaty and dusty on a long hike in the Los Angeles mountains.
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditUhm, is it just me or is everyone wearing shoes, hats, sunglasses, tanks, shorts and dresses patterned with birds, florals and tropics? Yep. And it looks great—much better on a person than off the rack. Just trust me.
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditPicking sunglasses for summer is my favorite hot-weather activity. No matter if the sun is out and scalding or it’s June gloom, or whether I am bikini-ready and tan or a tad out of shape, shopping for sunglasses is just like shopping for shoes: always satisfying, always fun, and since there are as many… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditThere’s something soothing about the sound of a wind chime. What can drive us crazy, though, are 1) people who decorate their entire yard with so many chimes that we need earplugs in the slightest breeze and 2) chimes that are too cutesy. After all, we want subtle sounds that create a feeling of zen, without looking… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditShares 30I haven’t worn boots or shoes that require socks in weeks. My sandals, flip flops, and flats have been in a consistent rotation ever since, which means one thing: I have to get used to doing my nails. I know, I don’t have to have painted fingernails and toenails…but oh, I do.
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditThe perfect bag is super easy to find. Likely, there are hundreds and thousands of ways to carry your stuff. From the petite clutch to the hearty rucksack, the purse that converts in to a backpack or a cross-body crochet number, the variety of styles, sizes, colors, and materials live in the world of… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditLet’s be real. We select our summer bathing suits based on these two reasons: 1. Do I look and feel totally amazing in this bathing suit? And, if you’re the type of person who tans… 2. What will the tan lines look like? Here’s our picks The One-Piece. Many people I know shy away… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditShares 13In my opinion: the less, the better. I’ve always thought this, from my days as a kid when I spent a majority of my afternoon in a pink-ribboned bathing suit to my current age as a style minimalist.
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditShares 12When I’m looking for fantastic deals that don’t cut corners on quality, “Zappos” is one of the first words I type in my computer. I remember my neighbor was always getting boxes delivered to her house, and she’d go on and on about how great ordering from them was. That was years ago. To… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditShares 23The tee-shirt dress definitely has its place amidst the relaxed meanderings of weekend casual as the go-to for effortless appeal. But did you know that with a few simple updates this all-in-one can hold its own in the office as well?
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditI love plants. I mean, I once rescued a “dying” hanging ivy my ex-boss tossed in the trash and now, three years later, I have four new plants from it. However, I’m guilty of keeping plants in the flower pots they came with (often beige and plastic) or worse, my own glassware. Seriously, a coffee mug filled… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditSure, clocks are reminders that Monday morning *sigh* has arrived or that it’s time to meet up with friends. Even though things like keeping track of how long the lasagna’s been in the oven isn’t the most exciting thing in the world, our clocks can be. Who says they have to all be doctor’s office basic? Cool… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditWhat to get your mother for Mothers’ Day? I was this close to getting her flowers—especially after all the coupons and discounts I’ve received over the past few weeks. However, let’s be real—mom is more special than flowers!
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditPerhaps the beautiful cathedral that will host your “I DOs” has an unspoken dresses-must-be-below-the-knees rule, or perhaps you’re just tired of short dresses in silk taffeta. Whatever the reason, we’ve long been getting comments asking us to feature longer bridesmaids dresses. Here are 8 beautiful gowns that are budget-friendly. Your bridesmaids will thank you.
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditShares 17While summer 2012 is all about color (from pastel pinks to neon green), it can be difficult to find out which is the best color for your skin tone. So we put together a list of rules you can use to choose clothes that flatter your coloring, every time. 3 Rules for Choosing the… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditShares 11Love animals? Fashion does, too! Here are some of our favorite sites that are animal-friendly and totally trendy.
Share Tweet +1 Pin Pocket Email RedditShares 3KBangs are the new black. These days, hairstyles with bangs can look good on everyone. The trick is tailoring your bangs to the shape of your face and then styling them to match your age and, well, your vibe. Think of bangs as the little black dress of hairstyles–there are many options and you’re sure… View Post