Top of the Morning

The Real Real came this week so that means clearing out the old and making room for the new. One thing that I’m shopping for are easy to wear lightweight tops that can be worn throughout the Spring Summer season. These are some that I am considering.

  1. Doen Jane Floral Top Above picture (runs big size down).
  2. Apiece Apart Zinnia Top
  3. Mille May Top Zinnia Floral
  4. Mille Beja Top Begonia
  5. Doen Elba Smocked Top
  6. Ba&h Panama Blouse
  7. Emmerson Fry Puff Isla Top
  8. Sophia Blouse Cleobella
  9. Loeffler Randall Floral Smocked Blouse
  10. Hunter Belle Mille White Top

Fashion News – Christy Dawn just launched their Farm-to-Closet line this week. Christy Dawn has nourished 24 acres of land in India where they farm cotton, weave fabric, and use century old techniques to block print in a mission to not only be sustainable but to help replenish the soil. Favorites pieces from the line Marin Dress // Bennett Dress //Avery Jumper // Violet Dress

Have a great weekend everyone!



Love is Here

  1. Clare V. Oui Sweatshirt also love the new Drop Shoulder Red Lip Sweatshirt
  2. Citizens Annabelle Denim Short in White
  3. ATM Schoolboy Crew T-Shirt
  4. Valentino Red Leather Bracelet
  5. Saint Laurent Jude Sandal (additional sizing here) Look for less Nomadic Rope Sandals.
  6. Kerri Rosenthal Sunny Daze Hat also comes in Orange Stripe & Splatter Paint.
  7. Kerri Rosenthal Love is Here Tote
  8. Gotham Name Plate Anklet


Minneapolis based brand Mille designs some of my favorite tops and dresses. Their pieces are comfortable, fun, feminine, and easy to wear. I love their vibrant block prints and use of natural fibers. Check out my Mille edit below.

  1. Palma Dress Begonia First picture.
  2. Clementine Dress Red Zinnia Second picture.
  3. Daisy Dress Night Bloom Third picture.
  4. Victoria Dress Blue Stripe Fourth picture.
  5. Francesca Top English Garden
  6. May Top Blue Pansy
  7. June Dress English Garden
  8. Violetta Dress Begonia Mini

To shop all new arrivals click here.

**Mille runs big so I recommend sizing down.

Tie One On

  1. Apiece Apart Palmas Tie Dress Tie shoulder dresses are trending.
  2. 8mm Turquoise Gumball Earrings I just got these and they are beautiful.
  3. Gold Les Bonbons 14k Gold and Enamel Quartz Ring
  4. Kevyn Aucoin Beauty Mascara Make-up artist recommended.
  5. Steve Madden Paislee Slide Sandal

APL Lusso Slide Update – I received my slides yesterday and they are so comfortable! The quilted upper is made of leather and it has a soft cushion footbed. I may need another pair!

Skirt Alert

I hope everyone had a great weekend. I hosted Mother’s Day at my house this year. We kept it simple and ordered from Joan’s on Third and got bagels from Pop’s Bagels. If you haven’t tried them they are amazing! You can get them fully baked (you’re supposed to eat them warm), or half baked and you can finish them off in the oven at home.

SALE ALERT! Shopbop is running a Preview Sale with up to 40% off select items (to shop the whole sale click here). A couple things to check out.

Birds of Paradis Top // Mara Hoffman Dress // Roxanne Assoulin Beaded Necklace // Farm Rio Midi // Mansur Ballet Flats // Ulla Johnson SS Top // The Great Valley Top // Free City Black Sweats (& white) // Xirena Dakota Dress // Farm Rio Maxi Cardigan

Now onto Skirt Alert, I’ve rounded up several midi skirts that can transition from Spring into Summer.

  1. Cleobella Chelsea Skirt additional sizing at Revolve. Above picture.
  2. Hunter Bell Linen Alexis Skirt
  3. Ulla Johnson Sigrid Floral Cotton Midi Skirt
  4. Natalie Martin Bella Silk Skirt I love the color! Also like Vintage Flowers Print Burgundy.
  5. Banjanan Cotton Maxi Skirt
  6. A.L.C. Lucie Skirt
  7. Apiece Apart Dulce Skirt

Have a great week everyone!



Short Notice

It was a busy week at with the release of my first batch of super soft custom chainstitch embroidered sweatshirts (more to come DM me to preorder), shopping with clients, and lots of blogging. I did have time to stop at Platform LA for lunch at Bianca Bakery (which I highly recommend), browsed in the boutiques, and stopped for an iced matcha from Boba Guys (my fave). Wishing everyone a Happy Mother’s Day!

  1. Doen Adnet Embroidered Tiered Organic Cotton Voile Blouse I love the shape of this blouse.
  2. Citizens of Humanity Annabelle Denim Short Comes in three different colors.
  3. Chimi 04 Sunglasses Inexpensive and a cute shape.
  4. Amazon Pearl Scrunchies My favorite scrunchies.
  5. Rue De Verneuil Parcours Leather Trim Canvas Tote
  6. Mansur Gavriel Ballet Flats also love the red.



Lemlem x H&M

I have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of H&M’s collaboration with resort wear brand Lemlem (launches 5/6 8am EST). Lemlem was started by model and actress Liya Kebede. Liya started the brand with hopes to preserve the art of weaving and create more jobs in her native country of Ethiopia. The capsule collection consists of 28 pieces that retail from $13.99-$49.99. To shop the collaboration click here. It’s won’t last long!

Lemlem x H&M


  1. Sea Bubbie Top
  2. Frame Le Italien High Waist Flare Jeans
  3. Jane Win Love Heart Necklace
  4. Ariel Gordon Turquoise Heart Ring
  5. APL Lusso Leather Quilted Slide Sandal Love love love these slides (and under $200)! They come in 8 different colors.

Moore Christy

Mandy Moore posted this picture of herself in a beautiful Christy Dawn dress, Jennifer Behr headband, Mini Bulb Bottega, and Roger Vivier Sandals (sandal similar to above) over the weekend. Of course it made me head right over to Christy Dawn where I found several new arrivals. As you all know I’m a big fan of her dresses and wear them quite often. I find her dresses practical for my lifestyle and so easy to wear.

  1. Dolly Dress Organic Cotton Voile Above picture.
  2. Macy Dress Noir Ditsy Silk Cotton Sweet mini has a Doen feel to it.
  3. Allie Mini Dress Cherry Blooming Meadow Organic Cotton Easy relaxed fit.
  4. Jessa Dress Blooming Garden Print Cotton Ruffled Midi.
  5. Maribel Dress Organic Cotton Easy breezy silhouette that has a detachable belt.
  6. Meadow Dress Morning Dew Textured Rayon 3/4 sleeve feminine midi.

To shop all Christy Dawn dresses click here.

Joy of the 90’s

I loved this weekend’s WSJ article The Never-ending Joy of the 90’s a walk down fashion memory lane with Carolyn Murphy, Shalom Harlow, and Amber Valletta. It talks about how their friendship has grown over the years and how they have adjusted to the ever evolving fashion industry. The styling by Clare Richardson was spot on, it captured their natural beauty and carefree style. I gathered some pieces from the shoot and listed them below.

  1. The Elderstatesman Tie Dye Cardigan
  2. Les Girls Les Boys Nylon Shorts
  3. Redone White Tee
  4. Redone White Tank
  5. Black Converse All Star Sneakers
  6. Agolde Charli Oversized Denim Jacket
  7. Stella McCartney Smile Sweater
  8. Cecile Bahnsen Pink Cardigan
  9. Heavan by Marc Jacobs Sweater Vest
  10. Adidas Orange Nylon Track Jacket
  11. Adidas Busentiz Pro Sneakers
  12. Adidas Navy Shorts
  13. Stussy Pink Tee
  14. Colorful 90’s Multi Teva Sandals
  15. N 21 Cropped Hoodie
  16. Celine Crochet Sweater look for less Zara & Loveshackfancy.
  17. Adidas Crew Socks

I have to say it’s been so nice to be able to go out to restaurants, socialize, and get dressed up. We finally made it to Roberta’s at the Platform over the weekend. I loved the salads, pizza, and stracciatella! Also on the food front, La Double J launched their collaboration with Ladurée you can check out the beautiful French macarons here and dishes here.

Have a great week everyone!

Photos: WSJ

Layer Up

Happy Friday everyone! Outdoor dining is the new norm in LA and there is definitely a need for an extra layer to stay warm in the evenings. I love the above cardigan Blaire Eadie is wearing by Stella Nova. Some other options to keep you warm while dining alfresco.

  1. Stella Nova Kiri Cardigan
  2. Jenni Kayne Sweater Coat SALE ALERT 20% off all Jenni Kayne mules here.
  3. Hayley Menzies Drifters Long Belted Cardigan
  4. Madewell Embroidered Chore Jacket New arrival
  5. Farm Rio Long Stripe Cardigan
  6. This is the Great Boiler Army Jacket & Nordstrom has a couple sizes of Daisy Print Commodore Jacket (it’s been sold out).
  7. This is the Great Daisy Lodge Cardigan
  8. Sea NY Leslie Jacket
  9. Anine Bing Rory Oversized Denim Jacket
  10. Anine Bing Leon Jacket White Tweed
  11. & Other Stories Wool Plaid Blazer
  12. H&M Textured Tweed Jacket

Have a great weekend!




How chic does Jenna Lyons look in this white Kika Vargas dress, Ancient Greek Sandals, fedora, gold initial necklace, and red lips! Her first post quarantine dress that she wore to The Chloe Hotel in New Orleans.

A couple look for less white dresses similar to the above.

  1. Mango Broderie Cotton Dress Mango is running a Friends & Family SALE 30% off all orders over $180 (shop the sale here).
  2. Mango Textured Cotton Dress
  3. Reformation Limone Dress
  4. Faithful the Brand Maurelle Midi Dress
  5. SWF Puff Sleeve Tiered Dress
  6. Amazon R. Vivimos Puff Sleeve Vintage Midi Can’t beat the price.

In other fashion news Daun Dees’s line of cool Jumpsuits Rivet Utility just launched at Net-a-Porter along with Anthropologie’s launch of Like Mother, Like Daughter Collection which is full of colorful, fun, and vibrant pieces for Spring/Summer.

Have a great day everyone!

Lovin Lilac

  1. Ulla Johnson Lilac Dasha Cotton Poplin Dress mini option Ulla Naomi Ruffled Poplin Mini Dress in cream.
  2. Le Specs Outta Love Oval Tortoise Sunglasses
  3. Roxanne Assoulin Loopy Enamel Bead Necklace It’s all about the colorful beaded necklaces this Summer.
  4. Roxanne Assoulin Rainbow Heishi Bracelet
  5. Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40 All natural beauty product.
  6. Ariel Gordon Mini Dottie Enamel Ring
  7. Amanu Lace Leather Sandals for a flat sandal with this dress Miu Miu Puffy Braided Sandal.

Totes Amazing

Cute canvas tote bag roundup! Also makes a really great Mother’s Day Gift.

  1. Kule Striped Tote Bag Above picture.
  2. Quilted Koala East West Stripe Canvas Tote Bag I have this one and get so many compliments on it. You can customize the color, pattern, and stripe color combination.
  3. Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Raffia Tote
  4. Rue De Verneuil Parcours Canvas Tote Bag
  5. Mark & Graham x Steel Waterproof Monogrammed Bag Great beach bag.
  6. Hotel Magique x Anthropologie Tote Bag
  7. Fleabags Navy/White Stripe Canvas Tote Bag
  8. Leatherology Monogramed Canvas Tote Bag
  9. Isabel Marant Yenky Tote Bag
  10. La Double J Tree of Life Canvas Tote Bag

Saint James x Jenni Kayne

A match made in heaven!

Saint James x Jenni Kayne