Monday, December 29, 2014


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Time is winding down for this year and I am ending  things on a high note with one of my favorite discoveries of 2014  — THE CAPE! I guess it's not completely accurate to say I made the discovery this year, but it's 100% true that I fell in love with them this summer while in Paris and back here in the States, I've treated myself to two of them! This lovely grey sweater cape and a tan plaid one that is more of an outerwear piece (coming soon to a blog near you).

 I also fell in love with pearls and brooches this year. Sophisticated much?

Happy New Year kids! See you in 2015.

WORN TO: church and holiday event at the DUNSMUIR HOUSE

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Monday, December 22, 2014


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Black pants, white blouse and a pop of color with a killer pump — to me that is simply chic and a great way to wind down the year.

WEARING: vest from sample sale, h&m blouse, urban outfitters pants, jean michel cazabat pumps
WORN TO: thanksgiving dinner

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Monday, December 8, 2014


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There are so many things to love about this time of year, and holiday partying is definitely on my list. I mean, who doesn't like an excuse to dress up? I certainly do, although this year I toned down my dressing up to kick off the holiday party season. In fact, I could (and would) wear this skirt and sweater combo just about any day of the week. But with the red shoe, lip, and nails, and a little gigantic statement necklace, I think it took the look from everyday to holiday chic! 'Tis the season...

Here's what I wore to this same holiday party LAST YEAR & the YEAR BEFORE. Which look is your favorite?

WEARING: GAP MERINO SWEATER  on sale for$29, j crew necklace (SIMILAR), anthroplogie midi skirt (LOVE THIS ONESIMILAR), neiman marcus bag, jean michel cazabat pumps (RED MANOLO'S), david yurman rings

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Monday, December 1, 2014


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I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving & Thanksgiving weekend! I certainly did — the food, the people, the partying, the shopping :-/ I was supposed to be good and not participate in Black Friday, but....that didn't happen. What can I say? I'm a sucker for a deal, and now I'm eating ramen for the next two weeks. Ha!

And speaking of deals, I got this dress for the super low-low at Urban Outfitters many moons ago. It was one of those things where I wasn't in love with it, but it was so cheap I thought "Why not?" Glad I did. Turns out, I actually like it. 

WEARING: urban outfitters dress (SIMILAR), free style revolution denim jacket (SIMILAR), thrifted belt, necklace from nordstrom, nine west booties (THESE are hottttttttt), TARGET GAMMA RAY SUNGLASSES
WORN: day-partying 

P.S. A special s/o to my fav photographer, my dad, for having fun with me on our shoots and capturing great candid moments!

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Thursday, November 27, 2014


Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you are enjoy the day with loved ones, counting all your blessings and taking naps in between online shopping ;)  
 Last Saturday I hosted Friendsgiving and this is what I wore and how I set the table.
I love THIS COBALT BLUE DRESS (under $20 from Forever 21), but I don't necessarily recommend bodycon when you plan on stuffing your face, but I do however recommend keeping it cute ;)

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Sunday, November 16, 2014


Hey Pumpkin! You know I love clothes, and you know I love blogging and you know I love food, but did you know I love to cook? I'm not big into desserts and baking (I'd rather eat chips and make some tilapia), BUT I love pumpkin anything. I've shared an easy, pumpkin chocolate chip cookie recipe with you below just in time for Thanksgiving! You can thank me later :) On to the fashion...
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 I've never been one to shy away from white after Labor Day. In California, sunless days are few and far between, especially with this crazy drought we are having. So, why not wear white in Noevember when it's 65 & sunny. In fact, to me this look is very fall chic with the dark grey blouse and animal print pumps. What do you think—is this fall look #simplychic or simply wrong?

WEARING: zara blazer, nordstrom blouse, macys necklace, gap jeans, jean michel cazabat pumps,
WORN TO: church and brunch

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*i added a mashed banana, you make it healthy ;) and i also didn't use allspice (isn't that a deodorant ha!) or ground cloves

Tuesday, November 11, 2014


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I've been dying for a crop top skirt set, and finally when summer is over, I get one...go figure. Initially I thought this would be more of a night time look, but I don't know about baring my belly and wearing heels at the same time. Not quite sure that's me, so instead I opted to do the crop top thing during the day with sneakers and a flannel. I like to think of it as down to earth sexy and/or California cool.

WEARING:  boohoo crop top set (ASOS SKIRT SET), old navy flannel & necklace, xoxo leaopard sneakers (VANS LEOPARD SNEAKERS), michael kors bag, TOMS AVIATORS
WORN TO: the movies & saturday erreands

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Monday, November 3, 2014


Well, since it's November, we just celebrated Halloween, AND the Giants won the World Series, I think some orange linen pants are in order.

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Orange is a tricky color to wear, but I think I found what works for me — stay away from black and go with grey and/or brown instead. Happy Monday!

WEARING: zara blazer & blouse, j crew necklace & pants, bcbgeneration wedges, louis vuitton bag
WORN TO: church & movies

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