Gift Guide: The Soulful Spirit Seeker

It’s Friday and we’re wrapping up gift guide week with my favorite roundup of all! For anyone on your list who could use a reminder to slow down, reflect, and practice some self care, these soulful finds will do just the trick. From an aromatherapy candle to a new book of essays by my favorite wordsmith, […]

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A Weekend Getaway to Santa Barbara at the Belmond El Encanto

Just when I think that life can’t get more hectic, it somehow does. This past fall was my busiest season yet! Sneaking away for time off gets harder and harder, yet also becomes ever more important in maintaining sanity. Even a few days without work can make all the difference for keeping my stress levels at bay—not […]

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Join Me for a Los Angeles Styling Workshop with Annette Joseph!

You know all those bold, beautiful images you see in magazines, blogs, and your favorite Instagram feeds? They may look like they came together effortlessly, but the truth is that styling photos is as much an acquired skill as capturing them with a camera! If you’re a creative, an entrepreneur, or a marketer—or maybe you’re […]

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My Dad the Superhero: Saving the Planet + Gifting the HP Spectre

Dads can be some of the hardest family members to gift for! My dad is especially tricky to please, not because he’s picky but because he’s got pretty simple taste and doesn’t want for much. At the same time, though, as the years have gone by I’ve felt increasingly compelled to gift him something awesome—because […]

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An End of Year Meditation with Life Coach Lacy Young

As 2016 draws to a close, it’s inevitable that we look back on the year that was. It certainly has been a roller coaster twelve months, hasn’t it? How will you be reflecting on the year in review? As a recovering perfectionist, I’m all too familiar with the temptation to judge myself for what I didn’t […]

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Introducing a New Fashion Series: Two Girls, One Kit!

One of the things I love most about Light Lab is that it’s the physical representation of multiple minds coming together to create something greater than themselves. My BFF Caroline Lee and I have been collaborating for years, so to spend these last 12 months combining our two very different aesthetics into a community space […]

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15 Ways to Practice Kindness This Thanksgiving

Ever since the election I’ve become acutely aware of how mean we can be to each other on a daily basis. In addition to the displays of hate we’ve all seen on the news, I’ve heard countless stories of heated interpersonal conflict stemming from our political situation. Old “friends” sending each other vitriolic text messages; family members vowing […]

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How I Elected Donald Trump—And What I’m Going to Do About It

I cried myself to sleep last night. I’m drifting as if in a fog this morning. The results of the election have left me, as they have so many of us, feeling drained, despondent, devastated. I’m saddened that we came so close to voting a woman into the presidency, yet that milestone has now slipped […]

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How to Stay Healthy All Winter Long with Wellness Coach Lacy Young

I’ve got the sniffles. And the sneezies. And the achey, coughy, wheezies. I’ve pretty much always taken it as a given that around this time of year my immune system starts throwing in the towel—because seasonal colds and flus are just a part of life, right? Well, maybe not so much. According to our resident […]

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Sunday Reading Around the Web

Is it just me or has it been a weird week? Weather systems and political climate aside, October seems to have arrived with a bang—complete with tech SNAFUS, moody pets, and troubling letters from the IRS. Blame it on Mercury in retrograde if you will, but whatever’s in the air has left me thirsty for some […]

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