Cool Hunting || The Best Spring Jackets

Let me introduce you to what might quite possibly be your most valuable wardrobe asset over these next three months– the spring jacket.  The weather during the spring tends to swing from chilly in the morning to downright balmy by afternoon and then back again in the evening. Or perhaps where you are it’s just lingering there in the fifties and sixties waiting for the next season’s impending arrival. This jacket, though, allows you to access all of your favorite summer pieces that have been hiding away since last …

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Dear Parker || A Love Letter

Parker is currently in a phase where she constantly asks me to tell her stories about when she was a baby.  I proceed to tell her about seemingly mundane moments like the first time we took her to visit the ducks at Franklin Canyon Park or the first time she rode the horses at the Studio City Farmer’s Market. I tell her other stories like what happened on the night she was born when they first laid her in my arms and she looked up at me with these squinty eyes, making such strong eye contact or her first trip to Disneyland when we …

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Fall Outerwear Checklist // The Blazer

Is there any jacket silhouette more timeless and versatile than the blazer?  I think not.  It’s the easiest way I know of to dress up jeans and a tee and also hits just the right note when layered over a mini dress.  There are dozens of ways to wear them, so be sure your closet isn’t without at least one.  Now the only decision to make is which one?  Double breasted?  Boyfriend?  Shawl collar or notch lapel?  Decisions, decisions.  (#firstworldproblems?) 01. / 02. / 03. / 04. / 05. / 06. / 07. / 08. / 09. / 10. / 11. / …

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DIY // Ribbon Trim Boucle Jacket

I just finished cleaning out Parker’s dresser drawers over the weekend.  While there have been a few outfits from time to time that have been retired over the past few months, this was the official “you no longer fit into 0-3 clothing” clean out.  It was bittersweet.  It’s funny the memories that you can connotate to a piece of clothing.  There was the outfit she was wearing when my mom and I took her to the mall for the first time and couldn’t figure out afterwards how to collapse the stroller and get it …

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