NY StreetStyle

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I know you are probably wondering where all of my fun fashion week outfit posts are. The truth is, I am working behind the scenes to do one full all encompassing post. This post will cover all of the NYFW prep and fun during it. I am SO SO SO excited to share that with you as it truly was my first NYFW as a blogger...AND IT WAS AMAZING!

Since I have been home, I have been catching up with work at my agency. I am in a interesting position because I LOVE my real job and I love my job as a blogger. Finding time for both is unique and challenging, but somehow I have been finding a balance. 

I am happy to share this edgy outfit with you as it depicts my style when I am having one of those saucy days. This did not happen on this day, but a good example would be if the le boyfriend annoyed me and I felt like looking like fire and showing up at his place like hi...don't annoy me again or you will suffer the curse of being left with the basics of the world who have no style or curves. He may look at me like a crazy person, but yolo. (I am totally normal?) Slash I can be so so beyond PSL basic at times so I have zero room to make a comment like that. I can't help that I love me some pumpkin spice latte! (If you are reading this my sweet, loving BF...Hi <3)

Anywhoo, the top I am wearing is from a 2017 collection so I promise as soon as it is available, I will let you know! I picked some similar ones for you to shop from though!

Photographer: @selwyn.ramos

 

 

Skivvies meets Streetstyle

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On this hot sunny day in Santa Monica I decided to sport an athleisure look. I rocked a Calvin Klein sports bra as a crop top and brought my leather jacket incase it gets cold. I wore high-waisted jeans because I hate crops with low-waisted jeans, I think it looks tacky unless you are Gigi or Kendall. Also wore my Converse sneaks that have literally traveled the world with me (they are so dirty I need to clean them!). This look is a little different from what I normally wear but I thought I would try it out. What do you guys think?

I really love how CK came back around and millennials are rocking them as skivvies and as an accessory to an outfit. This look made me feel like Aaliyah and it brought me back to some good memories of being a kid and jamming out to her music. I also used to wear the Tommy Hilfiger overalls with one strap off and a crop top. Granted I would sneak the crop top under a big tee shirt because my parents would kill me if I was wearing a crop top as a kiddo! Ahh the memories :)

Anywhoooo, I walked around SM and went to grab some boba at Urth Caffe on Main Street. If you have not had their green tea boba then I highly suggest you have it. BOMB!

Hope you enjoyed my walk down memory lane while rocking some serious athleisure.

xo

Photographer: @selwyn.ramos

Postcard from California

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I love beach cities and one I find myself in quite often is Santa Monica. I love strolling through 3rd Street Promenade and just hanging out by the boardwalk. If I am lucky, I make my way there for a concert on the pier. If I am feeling hungry I make my way to Misfits for a spicy chicken sandwich. IT IS TO DIE FOR! 

While in Santa Monica for the day, I decided to bring in some of my NYC edge so I paired a mesh shirt with a black bralette and leather skirt. Rocked some super comfortable flatforms and carried a fun vintage Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent bag.

Pull-Over Dresses and WHY You Need One

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Everybody needs that go-to outfit when they need to run out of the house to meet someone or even just go to the grocery store without looking like a hot mess. When I am having those semi hot mess days I throw on a hat and a pull-over dress. Pull-overs are comfy and you don't have to worry about that extra pasta you ate the other night.

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Here I paired this cotton dress with western booties and a vintage boat hat I stole from my mom's closet. TOTAL gem of a find if you ask me. 

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I picked some of my favorite pull-over dresses for you to shop from below!

Photographer: @selwyn.ramos

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Chic & Sleek

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Been running around like a mad woman lately but somehow keeping my cool. Work has been increasingly busy, which is always a good thing. As you may know, I absolutely LOVE my job. What is my job? I am the West Coast Director for a digital advertising company. It is fun, challenging and keeps me constantly on the hunt for the latest digital trends.  

ONLY one issue with being so busy is that Fashion Month happens to be around the corner. What does that mean? It means the September Vogue issue comes out and fashion lines present their Spring collections at their fashion shows. The first up is NYFW on September 7th! Somehow I am going to take some time off of work and try to go have a blast at fashion week. I am a wee bit attached to my job so letting go is so hard!

I am thoroughly looking forward to attending some of the shows and plan to be backstage for a few of them, so get ready for some awesome snaps as I take you backstage with me. My bffs will be there with me so I am pretty excited to share the fun with them all that week. Are we friends on Insta and Snap? If so, you will be in for a treat!

In addition to being there, I want to take you through all the behind the scenes prep it takes to get to fashion week. Whether that be showroom visits, styling outfits, packing tips, working brand's reps to rock their latest collections during this media-heavy week. There is A LOT that goes into it and although I am a bit overwhelmed, I think I've totally got this!

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CAN WE TALK ABOUT HOW CHIC THIS OUTFIT IS HERE??? OK I will stop...but this top is only $15 and it looks like a gazillion. I swear, my friends, you can make a cheapo item look so good by pairing it with the right items. Exhibit A..ME Here :) Just don't look at me at night...I wear old college T's and boxers. Tres-not-so-chic. 

xo

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Photographer: @selwyn.ramos

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Slip Society

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Slip dresses have been a huge hit lately. At first I was totally against them thinking I would look like I was walking in the streets in lingerie and look like a 2-cent hooks but then I found the right balance to rocking them. 

Here I wore it with a denim jacket and chunky midi-heels. The mid-sized heel makes it less hooks and more chic. The denim jacket allows the look to look more casual. I have also worn a slip-dress with a tight cropped t-shirt and that looks cute too! To dress this up, wear single strap chunky heels and a black cape blazer over it and you will be killing it at night. It will look very Gigi Hadid, and she is my absolute fave btw!

Shop My Fave Slips Below!

Photographer: @selwyn.ramos

Fall Feels

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Fall is around the corner and I am really feelin' the feels for a perfect throw over blazer. I decided to pick out my favorite camel colored blazers to share with you to prep for the season. Although in some areas, like Southern CA, the season shows up for one month and magically becomes 80-degrees again. But if you are going to survive that one month of the chills (which is NOTHING compared to the East Coast), then you better look damn cute. 

Shop my favorites below!

Photographer: @tienphotographer

Fall's Must Have Blazers and Things

Bohemian Vibes

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Have you ever found a dress that made you want to do the samba the minute you put it on? Or at least thought you would samba because let's be real, I do not know how to samba but I felt like I could after I tried this on. I love the sheer, yet covered accents to this dress. It makes it sexy but makes you feel comfortable and covered in all the right spots.

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I really am into the bohemian vibes the bell sleeves of this dress gives off. Absolute perfection for a beach day, brunch or even a date. Personally, I want to wear this at the Coldplay concert this weekend. Is anybody else going? 

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In the pictures where there is a lot of movement, it is due to the fact that I was actually dancing and acting like a complete dweeb while storming the Newport Beach streets with my very talented photographer friend @tienphotographer. I am surprised sometimes why he still talks to me, but I am convinced because I have a better personality than other chicas he shoots with. He may beg to disagree, but ignore him. Hi Tien!

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My roots grow out every 4-5 weeks and it drives me a little nuts but my poor bleached out hair needs a break. Some ask me how I survive the constant bleaching and I think my best advice is to leave conditioner in your hair every other shower. Your hair needs those nutrients, so don't just wash them out. Let them soak in! I will do a whole post on my regimen soon.

xo

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Photographer: @tienphotographer

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Back to the Beach

I am back, for a little bit. Back in sunny Orange County and living that suburbia life. I would be lying if I said I did not miss the city. Although I am here for a short bit for work/family, I am already craving my city routine. I strangely felt more productive there and worked at least 3 hours longer than I normally do. Must be the fast-paced environment?

The one thing I love about being home, other than seeing my family and friends, is the weather and the beach. I have missed sand between my toes and just going for long walks watching a ton of dogs running into the water. The ocean has this really calming effect that you do not really find in the city, so I guess I will make the most of my time back here.

During the afternoon I went by the docks to check out the pretty boats and to grab a sando at Sessions Newport Beach. They are my favorite place to get a quality brekky sando or one for lunch. Since I had a low-key day planned, I wore this casual striped romper and paired it with slides. The cloth is super light but not see-through light (thank goodness). My slides, you may have seen all over Instagram. These are my go-to babies and have so far traveled to quite a few states and countries!

Photographer: @tienphotographer

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Journey with Javvy to Palm Springs: the Most Epic 30th Birthday Party at the Le Parker Meridien

Ok..so it happened. I turned the big 3-0. SHIT! Was I stressed? Worried? Feeling fossil-ish? Feeling like my body would just go downhill from here? Feeling like I should be married with 2 kids with a white picket fence and obv two super adorable golden retrievers? Yes. All of those thoughts went through my head. But you know what else went through my mind? How society has shaped me to feel this way and you know what? F society, I am not going to be put into the box you have perfectly wrapped for me. Why? Because nobody should and I have so much more to offer than that.

Instead of dreading the 3-0 I started celebrating it and thinking of things I wanted to achieve before thirty/while thirty and going after them. So I built my list and magically things have serendipitously fallen into place to align with my goals. Life can be cool like that sometimes. But some items are a work in progress.

Some of the items on my list:

NYC- check. Lifelong dream achieved. 

Learn how to speak French- working on it

Travel- NYC counts :) and more more exciting places are in the pipeline.  

Pay off my debt- YASSSSSS!! DONE

Try not to get in more debt- eeek but these designer sample sales are too hard to resist. Treat Yo-Self!

Get closer with my parents- strangely being away has brought us closer. A nice mutual love and respect has grown. We already had it but it has definitely flourished.

Be selfish sometimes- Yes..necessary. Treat Yo-Self

Eat healthier- ok so I was off to a better start earlier this year. Being in NYC has caused me to dive into pastas and pizza like they were going out of style. Oh and Gelato. Lots and lots of it! Part of my Treat Yo-Self mantra. 

Heal- I was injured last year and it really took a toll on my confidence, happiness and overall well being. I have spent countless hours going to doctors appointments and physical therapy appointments trying to heal my neck injury and it has been a struggle. I miss being fit and toned. But I am staying positive that in time I will get better. Cross your fingers for me.

Simpler style- trying to buy more classic pieces instead of spending all my cash on fast fashion items

Be a leader- In all avenues, but mainly with work. I love my job and I am constantly looking for ways I can be better at what I do.

#bday goals 30th birthday party- yep it happened and it was MAGICAL!

Ok now let's jump into my 30th birthday because my boyfriend worked with my bff to plan an ultimate #bdaygoals party. It was truly a dream come true and these pictures do not do it an ounce of justice.

It started as a weekend getaway with my closest friends in Palm Springs. Eric asked me what I wanted and I said, cake, the Parker hotel, schmores, cake, more cake and gold balloons. Well he did that and so much more. He worked with Linz and they sent out an itinerary to everyone of what to expect. They actually had physical itinerary cards printed. SO beautiful. The plan was for everyone to lay out at the Parker Le Meridien all day, have a champagne toast in our suite and then head to Eight 4 Nine restaurant for a private dinner party. Oh and end the night with more champs and schmores around a firepit. Can you say #bdaygoals or what?

My favorite part (other than the amaze hotel) had to be the dinner. I walked into the gorgeous private dining room at Eight 4 Nine restaurant and it was perfectly decorated. The actual restaurant decor is fantastic, and the added personalized elements for my birthday just made it off the charts perfection. The table was decorated with 10 frames filled with my baby photos        (was kind of cute with my mushroom cut/sumo wrestler face/rolls), square vases filled with peonies and hydrangeas, customized set menus with my birthday details on it, personalized itinerary and J A V V Y gold balloons. The other really special thing he did was work with Over the Rainbow Desserts to make me a "allergy friendly cake". I am highly allergic to all things in standard cakes and always end up eating some disgusting faux cake or cupcake from an allergy specialty shop. Well, this place made me the most delicious fluffy vanilla cream cake stuffed with fresh raspberries. Everyone said it was the best cake they have ever had and guess what? It was dairy, nut and corn free. I HIGHLY recommend them to anyone going to the desert.

Then I go to the room and the Parker so graciously gave me a bottle of champagne and some treats but Eric was a gem and decorated the room with flowers, Veuve and cake. Oh and my GFs also brought me gorgeous flowers and a sweet note, so that was on the table of goodies. YASSS. All the things I wanted! Let's just say when speech time came around, I broke into a legit ugly cry and there were zero F's given. Tears of joy should never warrant feeling bad for crying! So basically...he killed it. So did my bff Linz by getting this thing moving and putting on her planning hat and championed Eric into making this all happen. She also had the itineraries made as a gift to me. LOVE her. Also LOVE all my dearest friends who came to celebrate my fossilness!

I am just going to stop blabbing and let you see the pictures for yourself. 

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