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Ombre at any age?

If you haven't yet tried the ombre trend of dying your hair darker at the roots and lighter on the ends, it's still a thing, and yes you still can. I've been working with Hermosa Beach hairdresser, Dana Terrian, to…

Best chambray shirt-dress

I love shirt-dresses. They're a classic and can easily be dressed up or down with accessories. My problem, is that they're often cut too short. And even when I find one long enough, it scoops so high at the sides…

Happy Easter!

I hope you are having a happy time with family or friends. Apart from the massive sugar rush, I love this time of year. To be able to eat a meal with people I love, and watch little ones getting…

Nude peachy pink

The nude peachy pink color that was a big favorite on the red carpet last Sunday night, was the inspiration for my cozy winter outfit today. Our real and hopefully drought-busting winter has been keeping on across Southern California. With it comes real winter…

Burgundy Suede Bomber

I love the range of bomber jackets available this winter. From satin to embroidered, cropped to oversize. I had been hoping to invest in a suede or leather moto jacket this year, but this burgundy suede bomber was the perfect fit for my…

DIY Modern Fall Wreath

I have been re-using these simple square craft-store wire frames for almost a year now (see previous wreaths here: Spring, Holiday, succulent). They have been a great little investment! For my Fall wreaths, I used thin green florists' wire (which…

Palm-leaf print silk dress

This dress, with it's palm motif, really is a year 'round investment. It works for day or night, casual (with flat lace up sandals) or a more dressy affair with the right accessories. I chose it to wear to a…