Reflections on the Power of Tradition with Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.

Confession: I’ve basically been counting the days ’til Christmas since last April. Maybe it’s because of the heavy year we’ve had politically in this country, or maybe it’s just because I’m getting more nostalgic as I grow older, but whatever the reason, I’m feeling especially ready for the warmth and cheer that accompanies the holiday […]

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8 Beautiful Ways to Get Into the Holiday Spirit ASAP

I’m calling it: The holidays are here. I’ve been trying to hold out ’til Thanksgiving to start up my Christmas carol playlists, but I caved last week and it’s been holly jolly around here ever since. I’m jonesing hard for Pepperidge Farm Gingermen, I have to stop myself daily from lounging on the couch with […]

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Tips for Repairing Overexposed Skin with Dr. Loretta

Earlier this month I got the chance to meet with a true pioneer, and it was awesome. I sat down for a chat with Harvard-trained dermatologist Dr. Loretta Ciraldo, who was one of the original researchers to study the effects of sun on the skin—waaaay back in the 1970’s when it first occurred to doctors […]

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How to Wear Summer’s Leopard Skirt for Fall

This summer Ivan and I were invited to a wedding that had the world’s most specific dress code. We were instructed to dress in the style of 1960’s Hong Kong, as both bride and groom not only grew up in that country but also adore the period film In the Mood for Love. Always one to […]

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Architectural and Timeless Fall Fashion Essentials

The more interiors projects I undertake (and these days they’re coming my way nonstop!), the more I notice a change in the way I see the world at large. With every new space I create, the consideration I give to each line, shape, texture, and proportion grows ever greater. And as my eye grows sharper, […]

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Transitional Beauty Picks for Summer-to-Fall Self Care

As of this past weekend, Summer is unofficially over—and it definitely feels like a change of seasons in the air! The mornings are cool and cloudy, and the afternoons are punctuated by the honking of geese on their flight south. While I’m sure that we’ll see at least one more heat wave here in LA, […]

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My Fave Workout Clothes to Keep Your Summer Fitness Routine Fresh!

Whenever Ivan and I are faced with a healthy vs. indulgent choice, we ask each other: “What would Hot Vegas Couple do?” It’s our running inside joke that began years ago, on our first ever trip to Vegas together, when we were sitting poolside and couldn’t help but notice a husband and wife making a […]

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Heatwave-Worthy Straw Hats for Summer

When it comes to hats, I fall staunchly in the camp of, “They always look better on other people than on me”. But with summer here to stay (and another heat wave predicted for Southern California this week!), comfort trumps ego and breezy straw hats becomes de rigeur. The sun around here is no joke, and a […]

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My Keep-Cool Summer Beauty Essentials

You guys, summer got real over the weekend. It was 114 degrees here in LA, our power went out meaning no A/C, and we spent Saturday night at a motel just so we could get some sleep! But even before this first big heat wave hit, I was starting to feel the effect of the hot, […]

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Found: The Perfect Suede Jacket for Summer

Last night Ivan and I had one of those terrible before-bed arguments that leaves you feeling too worked up to sleep. The subject? Air conditioning, and the fact that we don’t have it. We’ve been incredibly fortunate to have only cool days so far this year, but I can feel the heat waves looming and […]

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Transitional Spring Style: Wide Leg White Pants

When I think back to the Spring of 2018, this outfit and variations on it will be the sartorial image that most comes to mind. There’s something so appealing about the flowy, wide-leg pant silhouette that we’ve been seeing in recent seasons. It’s utterly wearable and forgiving, making it easy to feel chic and put-together […]

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Transitional Spring Style: Oversized Trench + White Column Dress

It feels funny still to be writing about transitional spring style in May, but this year’s wonky weather patterns have left most of us still reaching for our jackets and coats! I’m never mad about an excuse to build my look around a key piece of outerwear, and this season’s oversized trench coat trend is […]

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