Monday, June 30, 2014

MUSIC MONDAY | JUNE


It's about time for another music post. Decided to share them via Youtube videos for ya'll this time around. From psychedelic rock to Brazilian samba, I'm always listening to something new and a little unique. Currently obsessed with Hozier's Take Make To Church. Hozier's deep drawl is some rich and his tone so personal and emotionally charged. You can't help but want him to keep singing to you. Take a listen below to all my faves from this past month and let me know what you think. 















Sunday, June 29, 2014

Farmer's Tan


Citizens of Humanity overalls (SHOP HERE)
Free People Open Shoulder Strappy Ruffle Top (SHOP HERE)
Birkenstock sandals (SHOP HERE)
Vanessa Mooney bracelets

There's something liberating about throwing on a baggy pair of overalls and calling it a day, all while still feeling like a girl through and through. This airy denim number doesn't suffocate in the summer, making my denim obsession that much easier to prolong this season. Now who wants to go for a road trip to upstate New York with me? I think my overalls and and far-more-pronounced-than-last-summer's farmer's tan are going to fit right in. Always dreaming for an escape for the city every now and then.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Butterfly


6 Shore Road romper (shop similar swimsuit HERE), Love and Leather necklace

Take my back to the desert. I don't need anything else but hot open space and knowing that any direction I turn is the right one. Summertime is the season of easy going rompers. Just one step babies that get you out the door fast and looking fab. Prints are my favorite thing about putting on a romper. Nearly anything works. In this case, it's the print of repeating butterflies. This sounds absolutely crazy, but I've had a fear since childhood of butterflies. I inspected a butterfly up close and personal one day as a kid and the hairy bugger revolted me so much that I always ran away whenever one was near ever since. But I think this fear is slowly lifting. Like a bird, there is something freeing about the idea of a butterfly, or anything that can take flight for that matter. So I'll learn to love the insect, as long as it looks pretty on my romper as I frolic through the desert heat.

Natalie and I will be heading to Miami for Swim Week next month with 6 Shore Road, so be sure to keep checking back to catch us on our adventure :)

Shop more 6 Shore Road rompers that I love below!


Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Local Eats | House of Small Wonder


Brooklyn is probably one of my favorite places to go out and get some delicious food, and I'm not just saying that because I live in Brooklyn (Williamsburg to be exact). But there really is an amazingly widespread selection of super cute restaurants and coffee shops that I've discovered in the past year of me being a Brooklynite. House of Small Wonder is one of these fab discoveries. This small and charming coffee shop/sit-down eatery makes you feel like you are literally sitting in a tree house. The window panels on the ceilings let a bunch of natural light in, and there is a tree growing straight through the middle of the restaurant. Inspired by European cafes, but with a very zen, Japanese style influence thrown into the mix, House of Small Wonder makes for quite the unique lunch/late lunch experience. I say lunch because it closes at 7pm on weekdays and 5pm on weekends. The menu is quite extraordinary, as well. Every dish is an interesting fusion of all sorts of cultures. Everything I've tried so far has been out of this world divine tasting. The Grilled Chicken Sandwich Plate is one of my favorite dishes (see above). The chicken literally melts in your mouth, and the bread is slathered in the one of the most savory mayo spreads I've ever tried. A side of tomato salad is a refresher in between ever bite, which is basically heaven. Trust me. 

House of Small Wonder
77 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY

Monday, June 23, 2014

Sweet Coral


Vintage jacket, Michael Stars tank, American Apparel skinnies, Dolce Vita sandals, DANNIJO necklace and bracelet (shop similar necklace HERE and bracelet HERE

Anytime I see a piece in this traditional Chinese pattern, I pounce. Adding a deep coral hue into the mix is like butter to my jam. I'm making it a mission to keep my closet stocked up with more exotic prints this summer. And then make it a point to visit all the countries that they represent :) #DreamLife

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic


Pam & Gela dress, DANNIJO choker (shop similar HERE), Free People sunnies, DV by Dolce Vita boots

Flashback to a few weeks back at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic. Sun, delicious food, overflowing bottles of champagne, awesome friends and some really good people watching (never before have I seen so many pastels and wedges in one place). This was my first time at a polo match, and it actually was a lot of fun, until the storm kicked in and we were forced to head back to the city. If I ever get the chance to go again, I'm definitely wearing the biggest hat I can find. 

Thursday, June 19, 2014

We Are Handsome


We Are Handsome bikini (Shop it HERE), Wolf Circus necklace, Worth & Worth hat

Hello! First swimsuit post of the season! It's about time right? This day probably wasn't as warm as we would have preferred, but we'll take what we can get. The sunset and watercolor inspired pattern of this bikini is pretty mesmerizing. A hazy mixture of rose and a sherberty marigold that bleed into each other beautifully and that reminds me of the sunset we watched during our last day in Bali when my family vacationed there a few years ago. We Are Handsome is the master of creating the most beautiful prints for their swimwear pieces. It sure makes hitting the water feel a thousands times more magical. And while the water may be too cold to actually submerge in, I'm fine with just enjoying the feeling of grass in between my toes.

Shop more of my favorite We Are Handsome swimsuits below!


Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Photog LOVE | Jessica Klingelfuss


I stumbled upon this color blasted editorial photographed by Jessica Klingelfuss online one day and obsessed. The model's angles. The face paint. The exotic warrior dresses. The skinny bodied trees. Such a fabulous way of expressing culture through fashion. So bold yet so peaceful at the same time. I'm so inspired to take parts of this shoot to recreate and play around with in an upcoming shoot of my own!