My Tie

Mai Tai

  1. Ulla Johnson Eryn Printed Poplin Midi Intermix, $425.
  2. Brixton Marcos Straw Fedora Nordstrom, $65.
  3. Jane Winchester Love Necklace Goop, $278.
  4. Laura Lombardi Cable Bracelet Goop, $110.
  5. Henne Luxury Tint Credo, $21.
  6. Tretorn Nylite Sneaker Nordstrom, $75.



Patch Things Up

Not sure what’s cuter the dress, shoes, or the dog? Helena Christensen is sporting a Sea Paloma patchwork dress, suede Sebegos, and barrettes (similar to above). Comfortable street chic look to take you into the weekend.

Happy weekend!



H&M Haul

My edit from the H&M new arrivals

  1. Cotton Beach Dress H&M, $49.99.
  2. Puff Sleeve Cotton Open Blouse H&M, $24.90. Love the open back with bow closure.
  3. Gingham Smocked Blouse H&M, $29.99.
  4. Leopard Puff Sleeve Dress H&M, $29.99. Ganni look for less.
  5. Floral Tie Neck Blouse H&M, $29.99.
  6. Cropped Sweatshirt H&M, $12.99.
  7. Shiny Blouse H&M, $39.99.
  8. Cropped Cardigan H&M, $24.99. I ordered the beige and it arrived this week. Really cute!

SALE ALERT! Reformation’s up to 40% off sale just went live. Check it out here



While strolling through the Palisades Village this week I spotted the ever so chic Kelly Rutherford making her rounds with shopping bags in tow. I love her classic yet modern style. She was sporting a crisp white Lacoste polo shirt (LOVE!). I still have several of mine which my daughter has made her own. I prefer a more relaxed fit these days so a new version may be in my future. 

  1. Lacoste Classic Polo Shirt ASOS, $89.50. Additional sizing and colors here.
  2. Navy Nylite Tretorns Nordstrom, $75.
  3. Gingham Pant LaVeste, $190.
  4. Oliver People Square Franca Tortoise Net-a-Porter, $385

Choo Good

While searching the web I stumbled upon the above Innika Choo tops all on sale with an additional 20% off along with a couple other pieces. See below. 

  1. Innika Choo Hope Filthorts Top Beige Madewell, $99.
  2. Innika Choo Oliver Daily Top Biscuit Madewell, $119.
  3. Innika Choo Nori Grets Top White Madewell, $183.
  4. Innika Choo Hope Filthorts Top Blush Revolve, $132.
  5. Innika Choo Frida Wailes Dress Pink Matches Fashion, $118.
  6. Innika Choo Tired Broderie Dress Blue Matches Fashion, $255.


Basic at it’s Best

Basic at It's Best

Before we get into today’s outfit I wanted to share a couple things I picked up and spotted while out and about. I did a t-shirt refresh at & Other Stories (I ordered thisthis, and this). I stopped into Alo yesterday and love the new Oxblood  color way that landed for Fall. Reformation opened their Palisades Village store and just launched The Little Ref Collection matching parent and little ones clothing. Lastly, I just ordered new GreenPan’s and replaced my front doormat with this one from Pottery Barn (love the navy and white stripes…even cuter in person).

  1. The Fonda Sweater Kule, $198.
  2. Closed Fonda Pant Shopbop, $270. Love the cropped khaki culotte pant!
  3. X karla The Crew Tee Shopbop, $48.
  4. Melissa Joy Manning 14k Gold Hoops Net-a-Porter, $175. I love the simplicity of these gold hoops.
  5. Machete Oval Link Bracelet, $115 and Necklace, $225. Kate Holmes was sporting the  Machete necklace yesterday.
  6. Bracelet Pouch Senreve, $175. Hermes orange my favorite.
  7. Saint Laurent Le Loafer Moccasins FRWD, $695.



Monday Mood

Monday Mood

  1. Rasa x Anna Beck Gold Cuff Net-a-Porter, $625. Look for less Hammered Cuff Meredith Quill, $150.
  2. Tortoiseshell Wayfarer Ray Ban, $165. Caddis Blue Light Glasses just dropped at Shopbop here.
  3. Vince Hammered Silk Midi Net-a-Porter, $265.
  4. Co Cashmere Sweater Net-a-Porter, $550. Look for less Z Supply Puff Sleeve Sweatshirt Shopbop, $74 & Balloon Sleeve Sweater H&M, $21.
  5. Mansur Gavriel Mini Cloud Clutch Mansur, $485.
  6. Leopard Golden Goose Net-a-Porter, $505. Also like Callie Lace Up Tretorns Shopbop, $95.
  7. AGOLDE Rib Tank Bodysuit FRWD, $68. Not pictured above. Great for skirts and a nice piece to layer under a sweater.

I just added several new styles to my SHOP IT page you can check it out here.


That’s a Wrap


One of my favorites pieces this summer has been my wrap skirt (Juliet Dunn last season sold out). I wear it over a bathing suit, button down, fitted tank, or tee. I’ve selected some similar options below. 

  1. Farm Rio Wrap Skirt Shopbop, $96. On sale.
  2. Apiece Apart Feliz Skirt Shopbop, $158. On sale.
  3. Banjanan Frances Skirt Moda Operandi, $275.
  4. Miguelina Yellow Clarice Crochet Trimmed Skirt Net-a-Porter, $560 or these Miguelina skirts I found on sale at the Outnet here & here & here.
  5. Lisa Marie Fernandez Baby Pink Ruffled Wrap Skirt Net-a-Porter, $475.
  6. Belted Linen Midi Skirt & Other Stories, $79.
  7. Ganni Cotton Voile Wrap Skirt Net-a-Porter, $120.

First picture: bathing suit is  J. Crew, and anklet is The Roze Boutique.

Second Picture: Button down is Alex Mill, and necklace is Meredith Quill

That’s a Wrap for the week!



Spot On!

Love everything about this outfit the  tank, skirtclutchflip flops, sunglasses and colorful necklace. Spot On!

img_6787Staying on the tie-dye theme, Natalie Martin just released a limited addition cotton/silk Fiore dress that I LOVE! 

First Photo: Julie Sarinana




I’m on the hunt for a pair of khaki’s for Fall. I just ordered an Alex Mill pair (will report back) but I also found a couple more while scouring the web. 

  1. Boy Pant Cotton Twill Alex Mill, $115.
  2. Nili Lotan Luna Cropped Trouser Net-a-Porter, $355.
  3. G Label Patrick Wide Cuff Pant Goop, $495.
  4. Vince Pleat Front Pant Shopbop, $245.
  5. High-rise Trousers & Other Stories, $79.

Photo: Emma Hill


Teatime Pastries


My talented pastry chef mom just started selling her amazing creations on Etsy. You can choose from an Italian Assorted Cookie Box, Chocolate Dipped Almond Horns (gluten free), Rugelach, or European Cookie Assortment Box. All the cookies are packaged in a cute pink box with grosgrain ribbon closure (makes a great gift). I have sampled them all and can attest to how delicious they are. Dolcezza!


A simple button-down , denim shorts, slides, ray bans, and an anklet. Done & done!

  1. Parker Relaxed Shirt Reformation, $78.
  2. Alex Mill Bobby Cotton Poplin Shirt Net-a-Porter, $95.
  3. Alex Mill Charlie Short Sleeve Shirt Net-a-Porter, $115.
  4. Air Relaxed Shirt Everlane, $50.
  5. Parker Vintage Loose Fit Cutoff Short Revolve, $128. Also like Levi’s 501.
  6. Black Tie Slides Dear Frances, $350.
  7. Ray Ban Meteor Square Frame Sunglasses Saks, $225.
  8. Catbird Small Chainlink Anklet Net-a-Porter, $124 look for less Gold Filled Chainlink Anklet Etsy, $39.99.

Mother just got in the cutest Aviator nation sweatsuit sets (herehere).

Photo: Emma Hill



Loungewear brand Sleeper that started with luxe feather trimmed pajamas has expanded into comfortable chic dresses that and can take you from day to night. 

  1. Sleeper Brigitte Maxi Dress Pink Net-a-Porter, $290. Dress in above picture. 
  2. Sleeper Brigitte Maxi Dress White/Black Polka Dot Shopbop, $290
  3. Sleeper Brigitte Linen Mini Shopbop, $260.
  4. Sleeper Linen Lounge Suit Shopbop, $250.
  5. R. Vivimos Summer Print Puff Sleeve Dress Amazon, $31. Budget friendly look for less alternative. 

Budget friendly workout short update! The winners are these (for me), and these (for my girls). I also love the 7/8 leggings.

For those of you who asked about the chunky sweater I paired with my Christy Dawn dress (on instagram this weekend) it’s the Balloon Sleeve Sweater (below pic) from H&M and I also like the cotton cropped cardigan that just arrived. 


First Photo:Julia Berolzheimer


Caprese Skewers


Caprese Skewers

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  • Mini fresh mozzarella balls
  • Basil
  • Cherry Tomatos
  • Olive Oil
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Bamboo knot picks 


  1. Wash your basil and cherry tomatoes and pat dry. 
  2. Drain your mozzarella balls and set aside. 
  3. Thread a cherry tomato on each skewer followed by, a mozzarella ball, basil leaf, another tomato, basil, and mozzarella ball. 
  4. Mix 2 teaspoon of balsamic vinegar with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Drizzle the dressing over the Caprese Skewers.



Grass Fed

We have been spending a lot more time dining al fresco in our backyard. With that being said, I love the seagrass/rattan trend hitting tabletops and I’ve selected some of my favorite pieces below.

  1. Serena & Lily Pitcher & Highball.
  2. Rattan Round Placemat Serena & Lily, $28.
  3. Cabo Woven Placemat Serena & Lily, $28.
  4. Cabo Woven Runner Serena & Lily, $68.
  5. Rattan Beach Chair Etsy, $159.
  6. Blue Rim Seagrass Set of Six Placemat Pottery Barn, $89.
  7. Tata Round Charger Plates Pottery Barn, $16.
  8. Round Handwoven Hyacinth Placemat Pottery Barn, $16.
  9. Summerland Lantern Serena & Lily, $228.
  10. Sabre Bistro Vintage Cutlery Set Jenni Kayne, $105.

We had friends over for dinner last night. I made Vietnamese Rice Wraps for appetizers and Bahn Mi bowls for dinner. It was an easy meal to throw together that everyone loved. Have a great weekend!