Well this Dress is Adorable…

I think it’s funny how much I’ve come to love and appreciate pink. And sparkles. And pink sparkles. There was a very large gap in between childhood and about five years ago; which I affectionately think back on as my only-all-dark-everything phase. It lasted quite some time. But since, it’s been all eyes on more color. And ok sure, black still. But also color. Would I wear this ASOS dress out for NYE? Yes. Would I wear it out to meet a friend for coffee? Also yes. p.s. Or how about these socks??

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This Gorgeous and Creative Gorman Clothing Campaign

As I expand my work as creative director I’m having a good time keeping my senses tuned to inspiring and cool design and noteworthy campaigns. Take this truly amazing collab between dream team Bri Emery and Jesse Chamberlin for Gorman. The colorful eclectic eye-candy has my heart exploding.  Yours too, I imagine…   In love? See more here!

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The Winter Light | California Dreaming Jewelry Collection is here!

Friends! Peep the shop for the new collection, Winter Light… inspired by universal love, my fascination with the cosmos, and the redeeming power of being a signal for light.  And hey! I modeled the collection and, if you’re curious, read my reasoning behind that choice is in my About page.  For now, enjoy the bold and beautiful illumination of these designs… More here! Photography: Myriah Bujak

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Christian Dior’s Romantic Fall 2017 Collection

Winter is calling to me already. I think it’s because I’ve been deep in the creative process for my Winter collection and shop rebrand and I’m feeling a true visceral connection to it all. So much so that I’ll be modeling the pieces myself, which I hope doesn’t come off as narcissistic, but truth told I’m so resonant with the aesthetic as it mirrors this stage in my life. Both empowering and light-filled. And simply designed (I’ve craved simplicity). So as I’m preparing wardrobe and location for the photoshoot, I’ve decided to stick to neutral with subtle to no adornment, save for the actual collection pieces. I think that’s why this Christian Dior Fall 2017 line stopped me in my tracks. Gorgeous, tailored perfection, and oh so romantic…all without the pomp and circumstance of too much flashiness. Lovely and calming too, I think… Peep more of this collection over on Vogue!

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Resort 2018 / Carolina Herrera’s Exuberant Collection

As if the color block wonderland (those belts!) wasn’t enough, Carolina Herrera’s vibrant 2018 Resort collection feels ever more life-giving with the addition of floral accents. I’m loving this description from Vogue… Optimism and prettiness have long numbered among Carolina Herrera’s signatures, but she’s done a particularly good job evoking them with her new Resort collection—at a time when we (fashion, America, the world) have never needed them more. Herrera said she looked to the gardens at her home in her native Venezuela for her flower motifs, and the exuberant colors she pulled from them for other pieces. What was noteworthy about her palette this season was its mix-and-match freedom. A breezily terrific gown in pink and blue striped technical taffeta was finished with a cherry red sash belt, and she combined unexpected hues just as nimbly elsewhere. Pretty uplifting, huh? More here!

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7 Things I’m Loving Sunday / Sweetly Colored Edition

What have you been up to this weekend? I spent yesterday at an annual Summer Solstice Parade house party (Santa Barbara stops everything for this event; party-central) The post-festivities were held at a beautifully styled older home, with just the prettiest tablescape filled with the tastiest food, colorful art installations, and an entourage of fun bands that played into the night. I absolutely loved it. Today, I’m going chill with my friend Laurie before we head over to watch the new movie Beatriz at Dinner. Looks GOOD. Have you seen it? I’ve also really been admiring these cuties; sweetly colored designs sure to make you feel happy on this Summery Sunday. The bathing ladies art print above will help kick things off for ya… Can I get away with pairing this pom pom purse with these floral heels? I’d like to eat these Fruity Pebbles Krispy Treats while staring off at this adorable rainbow vase… These rad bikini bottoms (love the high waist!) and this darling rainbow baby quilt DIY… Instant happy. Hope the rest of your weekend is a good one! p.s. I’ll be adding new stuff to the shop this week, so keep an eye out!

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