• Postcards from Provence, France with L’Occitane

    It’s always interesting to me how people discover certain products or brands. One day a few years back, I was particularly worked up about something so Nick’s mom insisted, “Here, take a whiff of this! It’ll help you de-stress!” What she rubbed onto my wrists was one of L’Occitane’s lavender oils, purchased during her trip to Provence. And while I’ve used and loved a handful of L’Occitane products since then, ...

    Postcards from Provence, France with L’Occitane
  • Reviews: Drape leather jacket + petite-friendly swimwear

    As my fellow Nordstrom shoppers may know, early access starts tomorrow (Thursday 7/13) for their biggest sale of the year! I’ve been getting your messages all month about sale reviews – you guys are on top of it! For those who aren’t familiar, Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale is when they launch brand new arrivals for next season (not old merchandise) at discounts of up to ~40% off, and prices go back up early ...

    BB Dakota leather jacket sz XS (sleeves folded up), Aritzia cami (similar), J.Brand cropped jeans sz 24 (perfect length for petites), M.Gemi heels sz 35.5
    Reviews: Drape leather jacket + petite-friendly swimwear
  • Cream on White (+ Shopbop sale picks that I own & love!)

    I packed lightly for Charleston, so you guys will be seeing some of the same few pieces (esp. bags and shoes) remixed over the next few posts! This is a comfy look that I’ve been sporting either dressed up a bit with heels or down with flat espadrilles. I know some may be wary of mixing whites and creams that are a few shades off, but an imperfect match can ...

    J.Brand jeans sz 24, Le Specs sunglasses - both items qualify for Shopbop's promo, Vince sweater xs (similar for less), Ann Taylor pumps sz 5, Gucci bag, J.Crew shirt
    Cream on White (+ Shopbop sale picks that I own & love!)
  • Favorite Pieces Re-Stocked and Re-Styled

    Blank NYC Morning suede jacket in “coffee bean” sz xs, sleeves shortened  J.Brand jeans in “vanity” sz 24, Soludos shoes sz 5, Ann Taylor top (old) Good news, ladies…my suede jacket by Blank NYC has been fully re-stocked in this color! It went quickly last time and for good reason – the suede is thick and durable, the color is versatile, and the jacket overall is very nice quality for a ...

  • Summer Casual: Lace-Up Striped Dress

    Hollister dress sz S (also comes in black) c/o, Soludos shoes sz 5, AJM sunglasses Back when we were house-hunting in Boston, outdoor space was a requirement that Nick wasn’t willing to give up (especially after letting go of “parking spot,” which drives us nuts to this day…oy, those dreaded parking & towing tickets!). The search took us a while but was worth the wait, as we lucked out with ...