Black Tie Optional

Now that we’re solidly into spring, and summer is just around the corner, aside from the swimwear and sun dresses, I’m trying to figure out what to wear to all of the fancy events I have coming up.

Face Off

Face Off

There are few things I love more than a facial. Unfortunately I don’t have a) the time b) the money to get them as regularly...

The minis

Things We Slacked

Things We Slacked

Carie: Panda panda panda. Emily: Crushing so hard on...

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Elegant Evening

Wearing this chic ensemble to my next black tie (optional)...

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Form Vintage x The Wythe Hotel

Form is as good as vintage gets.

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Money

This week Emily is holding the podcast down and chatting...

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Whoopi Goldberg

Normal is just a cycle on the washing machine. –...

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White Out

There is nothing more tasteful & cool than a crisp pair...

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Atelier Doré x Domino x Goop

Atelier Doré x Domino x Goop

Vacation season is officially here, and I can’t scroll...

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Cool as a Coconut

Feel the heat and get funky!

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Style Story / Ada Kokosar

The first time I met Ada I was seated next to her at my first PFW dinner. I was nervous, she was Italian, and we were in equal dismay over our vegetarian meal option. It isn’t easy being vegetarian at a fashion dinner in Paris! Like all good fledgling newcomers, I tried to blend in. But Ada, well, doesn’t blend in that easily! Her piercing blue eyes and long free flowing blonde hair are second only to her indescribable personal style.

The Sun

The Sun

In Los Angeles, like in Japan, actually, you often see women with umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun. Honestly, I...

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Britt Maren’s Chocolate Beet Cake

Britt Maren’s Chocolate Beet Cake

Oliviero Borgna’s Pasta with Broccoli Raab + Sausage

Oliviero Borgna’s Pasta with Broccoli Raab + Sausage

The Smile’s Turkey & Cabbage Salad

The Smile’s Turkey & Cabbage Salad

Dick Page’s Lamb + Winter Vegetables

Dick Page’s Lamb + Winter Vegetables

Lexie’s Olive Oil Cake

Lexie’s Olive Oil Cake

Sauvage’s Ricotta Dumplings

Sauvage’s Ricotta Dumplings

Ruby’s Cheeseburger

Ruby’s Cheeseburger

Kingsley’s Guinea Hen Egg

Kingsley’s Guinea Hen Egg

Malibu Farm’s Paella

Malibu Farm’s Paella

Change of a Dress

If I could impart one piece of style wisdom about wearing a dress over pants, it would be that the key to success is confidence — confidence in the fact that yes it is cool and no it is not weird at all. In fact, if anything, it’s smart.

A Beauty Minute with Autumn Hruby

A Beauty Minute with Autumn Hruby

Morning: A few glasses of water with lemon and a cup of tea. I try to keep my routine simple. I have a great facialist, Karine Kazarian who I see regularly on 8th Street. Best facialist I’ve ever been to and I have...

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The Orb Pendant

I used to wear lockets as a kid, I loved them. Something about having a little secret – whether a photo of a childhood crush, a pet or a family member – nestled inside the typically heart-shaped locket felt...

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