How to Style a Slip Dress for Fall with Neutral Fall Layers

Let me preface this by saying I am not the type of person to get the same item of clothing in multiple colors. No matter how much I like a piece, I’m simply too much of a wardrobe commitment-phobe to take that leap. At least I thought I was, that is, until I discovered Cuyana’s […]

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Elegant Eclectic Design Inspiration at Oretta Toronto

I’ve got another juicy restaurant interior from my recent trip to visit family in Toronto, and I recommend sitting down for this one because it’s just. that. good. The restaurant is called Oretta, and I can pretty confidently say that I’ve never had a dining experience as thoroughly considered and elegantly executed across every detail […]

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Shopping for Modern Coffee Tables + Side Tables at Rove Concepts

Because I’m a glutton for punishment, in addition to renovating our kitchen right now we’re also re-doing the living and bedroom. It’s chaos chez moi at the moment, but there will soon come a day when it all gels simultaneously and the mess of the last couple months is but a distant memory! More than it’s […]

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Countdown to High Point Market + The Design Bloggers Tour!

One of my 2016 highlights was attending High Point Market for the first time ever. The massive interiors industry trade show is a staple for thousands in the design business, everyone from manufacturers and decorators to retailers and marketers. It’s an unparalleled opportunity to see what trends and technologies are coming down the pipeline, see […]

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How to Wear All-White with White Jeans for Fall

One of my favorite looks is a crisp, clean, all-white outfit that centers around a pair of white jeans. And tragically, one of my biggest fashion conundrums is how to wear all white—without feeling like a hospital orderly or a Heaven’s Gate acolyte. All summer long, I watched wistfully from afar while creamy monochromatic looks […]

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Luxe Kitchen Fixtures + Fittings at Waterworks Los Angeles

You know how love affairs that start young can last a lifetime? That pretty much sums up my relationship with Waterworks—the unparalleled best source for luxe bathroom and kitchen fittings and fixtures on the market today. When I was in college, there was a Waterworks Showroom located not far from my campus; and while my […]

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A Sophisticated Neutral Fall Flower Arrangement with Flower Muse + The Nouveau Romantics

Last week when I was in Toronto I had the epic pleasure of wearing a sweater and jeans. After a sweltering summer in LA, this outfit felt like a revelation indeed! The experience has got me very much in the mood for fall, which is why I’m so excited to share this fall flower arrangement that I […]

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Rustic Modern Decor Inspiration from Alexandra Studios

Phew! I’m back in LA after a whirlwind week of travels, first to see my parents in Toronto and then a for a quick stop in Seattle to speak at the Create & Cultivate conference. I always forget how much I love public speaking and networking opportunities until I’m actually in the midst of them; […]

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Playful + Eclectic Modern Design at La Palma Toronto

This morning I hopped a plane from Toronto, where I was visiting my parents, to Seattle, where I’ll be speaking on a panel at the Create & Cultivate conference. I left with major hearts in my eyes for the progressive Canadian city that I consider my hometown. Every time I spend time there, I’m struck […]

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My Summer-to-Fall Denim Look with NYDJ Smart Embrace Jeans

There’s no question that I love living in Southern California. The weather and the scenery really can’t be beat. But for half the year in LA, there’s one thing I don‘t get to enjoy very often: wearing jeans! The temps from May through October climb pretty high around here, making long denim but a wistful […]

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