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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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The Best of Spring Sandals || Clogs, Ankle-Wrap, + Espadrille Platforms

Just two days into this month and the calendar is already slowly filling up… eek!  Are you guys familiar with SXSW here in Austin? A lot of our industry friends in LA would cover it as part of their jobs, Aaron covered it when he was at MTV, but I’m not sure if it’s something a lot of you are familiar with? This will be my first year attending in ten years and I can only imagine how much it has changed in a decade!  It’s gone from being an indie film and music festival to a full blown conference and festival that …

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Cool Hunting || The Summer Sack Dress

There’s a lot to love about summer, but then there’s also the heat and humidity.  I’m writing this from a cool 80 degrees in Los Angeles, while mentally preparing for my first Texas summer in a decade.  (When we got married in Austin six years ago, one of our born and bred California friends remarked that humidity, “kind of feels like drowning on dry land”.)  These dresses aren’t exactly sack dresses per se, but they are most definitely the “don’t touch me ” sort of dresses which means …

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The Best of 2016 Summer Sandal Trends

Nothing makes shoe shopping sound more affordable than house shopping.  What’s a new pair of sandals compared to that last 3 bedroom place we just looked at?! I’m actually really into this summer’s shoe trends, so not stocking up on half a dozen sandals over the next three months is going to be a real challenge.  (I bought these while creating this post.)  This season’s sandal trends can be broken up into three categories: the glam lace up, the minimalist slide, and the boho platform (or even better, flatform!). …

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