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Home Decor Cravings Du Jour

October 31, 2011

Having recently moved into my very first apartment that’s mine alone, I’ve been obsessed with making it my dream home. That means I’m constantly on the hunt for the perfect pieces to add to my modern studio to give it a more playful edginess.

On my wishlist:

Gypsy Chandelier, Urban Outfitters, $159

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Gold Standard

October 19, 2011

Finding jewelry that’s both classic enough for everyday wear but still has a tinge of modern flair is a difficult feat. Cue Stella & Dot. I was just introduced to this brand when a stylist made a visit to our offices, but I wish I would have known about it sooner to add their gorgeous collection to birthday and holiday wish lists. Not only do I love their necklaces and bangles, but their pieces are relatively affordable too, with most costing less than $100.

Signature Clover Necklace, $69

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DIY Manicure

October 18, 2011

While I love to indulge in a monthly basic mani/pedi, in between it’s fun to experiment with more adventurous nail looks. I lack the skill and patience to do anything too advanced, so here are two manicures that anyone can easily do at home:

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Fall Shopping List

October 13, 2011

With L.A. in the midst of a heatwave, it’s become extremely difficult to dress for both the season and the weather. However, temperatures are sure to drop soon, and I’m looking forward to putting away my sundresses in exchange for cozy fall clothes (something I’d never thought I’d say as a New Yorker who has fled from cold weather). Here’s what’s on my shopping agenda for this season:

Knit Sweaters

Shimmer Open Knit Sweater, Forever 21, $24.80

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Resort 2012’s Worst Trend: Pajamas as Clothes

August 15, 2011

The pajamas-as-clothes trend has been slowly making an appearance, and with the release of the Resort 2012 collections, it’s become clear that this trend has solidified its place in the fashion line-up.

Salvatore Ferragamo Resort 2012

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Extreme Indulgence

July 25, 2011

If you’re going to overindulge, you may as well go all out, and what better way to do so than with a maple-glazed bacon doughnut from downtown’s Nickel Diner?

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Friday Favorites

July 22, 2011

These are things making me happy today:

Godiva chocolates
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Hello Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale!

July 18, 2011

I want you.

$64.90 now through August 1!

Hair Obsession: Lily Aldridge’s Ombre Highlights

July 18, 2011

Maybe it’s just Victoria’s Secret model Lily Aldrige herself that I’m obsessed with, but I am craving her effortless-looking ombre highlights:

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My Guide to L.A. Sushi

July 18, 2011

Because L.A. has an innumerable amount of amazing sushi places, coming up with a definitive “best” list is nearly impossible, so instead here are a few of my favorite sushi spots:

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