A Vintage Soul in Old Hollywood

I have ‘reel’ obsession with Old Hollywood–the films, the music, the outfits…the whole lot. My guilty pleasures are watching Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe movies on a night in, sipping a glass of red wine while looking outside my balcony at the Los Angeles skyline, dreaming of the allure of that bygone time period. One […]

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Keeping it Club-Chic: Inside the Hermès Carre Club in LA

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The warehouse on Melrose was like a vortex into a cultured fashion girl’s paradise. But could any less be expected of Hermès’ pop-up shop, Hermès Carre Club? All around were live presentations of artists designing future Hermès heritage scarves–from the intricate paintings on the canvas to the luxurious silk squares that women would in a […]

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‘Fall’ in Love with Prairie Dresses

Some of my friends’ favorite holiday is Halloween because it is the one time of the year where they can be anyone they want to be from any given era or any fictional world. I enjoy the October festivities as much as the next girl, but truth be told, Halloween isn’t the only time I […]

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Forward Thinker With A Vintage Dress at The Emmys

Yes, my vehement for vintage could not be diminished, even on the 2018 Emmys gold carpet and Governor’s Ball (Emmys after party). While the star-studded carpet was filled with more modern gowns, I was excited to wear my Edwardian dress of forest green velvet, lined with cream lace. I embodied a hybrid of a character […]

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Trend Report: Berry Bold

Red and pink have traditionally been synonymous with the month of love, but the color combo definitely had some major moments this summer and are continuing to be in spotlight this fall. The color scheme has graced the July issue of Vogue Italia and even the red carpet of Venice Film Festival through stylish starlets […]

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Book It to These LA Literary Spots Now!

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As a self-proclaimed bibliophile, I find myself traveling between the realities of an all-consuming novel or real life: going to grad school, covering/attending events, or hanging out with friends. The ideal situation for someone like me is when these two worlds collide–when a place is quite literally lined with literary motifs and I can go […]

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The “Peasant” Pinafore is Your Next Brunch Look

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Welcome to the Friday Favorites link up with your co-hosts Liz from Lizzie in Lace and Kristin from Keeping it Kris Chic! The emergence of peasant finery is definitely a thing. Sounds like a paradox, right? If we’re being purely historical, peasants did not aspire to dress the way they did–they wore what was handy […]

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Style and Scribbles: Thoughts After Turning 22

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It’s been way too long since I’ve written a blog post. I feel my fingers loosen on the keyboard—itching to create images with words. So here it goes…I’ve missed writing to you and the wordsmith warmth that accompanies this composition. I can still taste the Baked Alaska on my tongue—the rich flavors of raspberry ice […]

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Ensembles and Exhibtions The Crown Costumes at the Paley Center

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The Crown is one of the most expensive shows ever made according to Business Insider (and costs even more than the actual Queen Elizabeth “costs the UK” according to the BBC, so granted, the costumes are going to be equally resplendent. Now, having the opportunity to see, in person costume designer Michelle Clapton’s (she also […]

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