affordable august: maximize your closet on a budget

Welcome to Week 2 of Affordable August! Last week, I covered my favorite drugstore makeup. Today, I'll be discussing how I choose pieces at inexpensive stores that look more refined than their price tag, are versatile, and are staple pieces that remain in my closet season after season. Every article of clothing featured in this … Continue reading affordable august: maximize your closet on a budget

vintage pink

Besides warmer weather, summer is a great time for a wedding. Personally, I love celebrating friends. I love seeing family and friends gather to support two people in marriage. It's a great time to reflect on your own relationship with either the bride or groom (or both), and often times it's the perfect occasion to … Continue reading vintage pink

button up

Hey everyone! Happy early Fourth of July! Wishing everyone a safe weekend filled with fun, reverence, and reflection! As you can clearly see, this post does not have a spot of red, white, and blue (the wall counts, right?). Instead, I wanted to spotlight one of my wardrobe essentials that is versatile for various seasons and … Continue reading button up

super bloom

A couple months ago I went on a little desert adventure. After several years of below average rainfall, California finally experienced increased rain this past winter and spring. In response, the California landscape flourished. Suddenly, plants and flowers sprung up after prolonged hibernation. This awakening was fittingly named the "Super Bloom." One place to experience … Continue reading super bloom

red and pink

On days that I do not feel particularly cheery, it can be so tempting to put on my sweats and oversized t-shirt, turn on Netflix, and call it a day. While certain days warrant such activities, other times necessitate action. For the most part, once I start moving and being productive, I can usually get … Continue reading red and pink

neon

Orange? Really? For the longest time, I never thought I could "pull off" orange, let alone a shade in such a bright tone. However, all it took was a particularly adventurous curiosity one day that led me to a beautiful dress in this hue (not pictured) and I changed my mind. When it comes to … Continue reading neon

blue wall

Spring is in full swing and I can't help celebrating it with some color. Over-the-shoulder tops such as this one with sweet eyelet details have had a stronghold in my closet. To dress up the look, I added some minimal strappy heels, matching fuscia lipcolor and structured handbag, and my favorite large-faced watch. This past … Continue reading blue wall