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Over the years my love of travel has grown to a point where being home for more than a few weeks seems daunting. Even if it’s just a short road trip to the desert or up North, I always feel the most inspired when I’m traveling. I love the feeling right before I go somewhere new and cherish the feeling of nostalgia when I visit a familiar place.

When Hat Attack approached me to design a hat for a mini collaboration I instantly knew that it was going to be inspired by my travels through France this summer. I chose a soft grey/ivory color palette reminiscent of the Parisian skyline and added the embroidered Au Revoir detail, which means goodbye in French. I love the way the hat turned out. It has become my favorite travel companion and the perfect fall accessory. The hat is now available at Hat Attack. Pick up yours today! 

Wearing : Dress – Zara, boots – Stuart Weitzman, hat – Hat Attack, watch – The Horse, bag – Gucci

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There’s nothing more chic than a beautifully designed white dress. This Tibi number is absolutely scrumptious. I love the voluminous sleeves. The open back detail adds a touch of modernity and the length is perfect for the season.  I paired the dress with silver booties and an embroidered pale pink bag for an industry dinner.

Wearing: Dress – Tibi, bag – Salar, shoes – Zara, ring – ANTHOM

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This weekend Sam and I attended the annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic. It’s probably one of my favorite social events of the year. I get to catch up with industry friends all the while sipping on some of the best bubbly. This year I wore a very special dress I bought when Sam and I were in Paris last year. It’s by a Japanese designer, Tsumori Chisato. She adds an incredible sense of whimsy to all of her designs and creates her own beautiful prints. The  sailboat print for this dress came from watercolors she painted herself. It’s one of my favorite pieces. It’s delicate, playful, and the sheer draping adds a romantic touch. I pull it out whenever I need something special to wear. I love feeling confident knowing no one else will be wearing this dress.

Wearing: Dress – Tsumori Chisato, shoes – Bared, sunglasses – Elizabeth and James, bag – Stripe Design 

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Since Sam and I first met, picnics have always something we’ve always enjoyed doing together. We love finding tucked away spots and setting up to watch the sunset. After spending time with family, Sam and I had a moment to ourselves. We decided to take the opportunity to set up a quick little picnic on the bluff of the family beach house. This time of year is always especially magical in Santa Cruz. The weather starts to get a little cooler and the light turns golden. The sunsets are more breathtaking and it always takes me back to the 4 years I spent living by the beach here. Santa Cruz is a sleepy little  town that never really changes. Every time I visit I get a tinge of nostalgia for simpler days of living in a beach town.

I’m currently loving the idea of draping myself in jewel tone velvet head to toe. I even have the matching velvet pants to this top which I’m definitely planning on pairing together. I’m not sure if this idea is ridicules or genius or a bit of both. Below I’ve curated a selection of my favorite velvet pieces. Enjoy and have a lovely Thursday. xo

Wearing: Top – c/o Ronny Kobo, jeans – Levi’s, shoes – Gucci, sunglasses – Chloé, scarf – COS

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It finally feels like fall has arrived. I’m enjoying the introduction of rich jewel tones, cold weather prints and cozy accessories into my wardrobe. I designed this hat as a mini collaboration with Hat Attack.  It was inspired by my love of travel and France in particular.  I chose the soft grey and white color combination as a nod to the color of the roof tops as you take in Paris from above. I also decided on a classic shape that will be flattering on everyone. The hat will be available for purchase on their site, stay tuned for the launch.

Sam and I are currently visiting family in Santa Cruz. On our way up we decided to pop into our favorite spot, Carmel Valley Ranch, for a little getaway before we take on babysitting our nephews for the next few days while my sister in law enjoys a much needed vacation.  We love this resort for it’s beautiful property, amazing rooms with outdoor soaking tubs and most importantly they are dog friendly. My favorite part is soaking in the tub at sunset and strolling through the vineyards wth my coffee in the morning.

Wearing: Top – Sandro, pants – Maje, shoes – Gucci, bag – c/o Flynn, scarf – COS, earring – COS, hat – Hat Attack X Late Afternoon

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