Fall

Happy Friday + Fave Links

Last Sunday we were enjoying our usual breakfast burritos and coffee at the farmer’s market, perched on a blanket with friends, when I realized that I have spent more time sitting on a blanket in the last six months since Parker was born than I have in all of my other years combined.  I’ve sat on blankets in our backyard, in other people’s backyards, at the Silver Lake Reservoir, at Barnsdall Art Park, at Echo Park, at LACMA, and countless other places around LA.  Nobody tells you when you have a baby how much time you …

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Fall Outerwear Checklist // The Leather Jacket

There’s something really challenging about finding the perfect leather jacket.  I receive more personal emails from friends asking for help finding one than I do any other styling question and it’s not surprising.  No closet should be without one.  It’s an instant cool factor to just about any outfit.  Wear it with your favorite dress and ankle boots and it’s the perfect juxtaposition.  Throw it on top of your favorite jeans and a stripe tee and you’ll look like you have serious style cred.  When shopping, …

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Happy Friday + Fave Links

This image recently showed up in my Pinterest feed and it immediately took me back to my senior year of college.  Before there was  a Pinterest, there was a stack of magazines on my floor and a giant cork board on my wall that I would fill with what I thought were inspiring images.  This photo (taken by Mario Testino) was published in the January issue of Vogue in 2006 right as I was getting ready to graduate and plotting my move to Los Angeles.  I tore it out, pinned it (no, I really used an actual pin) onto the board and next to it …

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What To Read Now // Fall Edition

Sometimes in life it really is the little things.  When we moved into our place three years ago, Aaron and I did what every proper adult does when they buy their first home and bought a king-size bed.  I’m not in the habit of ranking purchases and possessions but it’s definitely towards the top of the list in terms of my love and sheer attachment for it.  Once we had the bed that dreams are made of, I installed these really cool swing arm pendant lights with 1890s style single filament bulbs.  They look really great.  They …

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