Monday, April 21, 2014

Sun Soaker


Lolli bikini

One of the main reasons why I miss Californian desert is because I can do this in the middle of April while everyone is still freezing their booties off on the east coast. I freaking love summer and I live for the sun and the beach bum state of mind is on constant mode. Cheers to spring finally here and the summer that is to come. This Lolli bikini is sporty with a full on edgy factor once you see it from the back. I love the double-sidedness of it. Keeping things fresh ya'll.

"Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language." 

- Henry James

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Featured in Time Out New York


About a month ago I met up with the Time Out New York team to shoot a spring look that I styled with pieces from some of my favorite Brooklyn stores. The feature that included a few other Brooklyn-based bloggers was in an issue on newsstands, but it can also be check out online HERE

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Coachella // Videofyme x Bon.se


I hope you all have been enjoying my Coachella posts so far. It was quite the whirlwind of a weekend and I'm still caught up in the craziness of busting out posts from it. But it definitely was one of the most liberating breaks from one heck of a loooooong NYC winter. It was like shedding old skin for a new season and outlook on life for the upcoming summer. While Natalie and I were at Coachella, we shot some fun video content for the Sweden-based app Videofyme. It's a rad app that let's you easily create videos with their unique selection of filters. The editing process is super quick and easy, plus you can add your own music to the videos, as well. It was the best way for us to capture our experience in action for you guys. I can't stop watching them over and over. We all just had so much fun last weekend. So nice knowing we have our memories captured on video. 

See two of my favorite videos that I made with Videofyme below, plus catch more from Natalie and I on the Bon Magazine website. Bon is one of my favorite Swedish fashion magazines, so it was an honor to be able to cover Coachella for them with Videofyme :)
 


Make sure to download the app as soon as you get the chance. And keep on the look out for more Videofyme videos from me coming soon!

Friday, April 18, 2014

Desert Rose


BCBGeneration crop top and wide leg pants, Free People sunglasses, Jeffrey Campbell sandals from Need Supply, Stela 9 backpack from Threadsence, Love + Leather necklace

Kiara, Natalie and I couldn't help but make a pit stop alongside the freeway on the way to Palm Springs for Coachella last Friday to shoot some desert roaming pictures. No matter where I happen to be going, my head is always in wanderlust mode. I was inspired by an explorer when I put this ensemble together. An explorer who likes this soft and flowing, of course (hence, the wide leg pants). My happy place just happens to be anywhere where the sun soaks right into my skin, and I feel it all around. The desert has limitless possibilities and these blue skies make me think wild, wild thoughts. 

Thursday, April 17, 2014

LULU*S at Coachella | Hotel California


LULU*S kimono, BCBGeneration denim dress, Free People sunglasses, Jeffrey Campbell sandals from Need Supply, Vanessa Mooney necklace, Stela 9 leather backpack from Threadsence

On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair 
Warm smell of colitas, rising up through the air 
Up ahead in the distance, I saw a shimmering light 
My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim 
I had to stop for the night 
There she stood in the doorway; 
I heard the mission bell 
And I was thinking to myself, 
"This could be Heaven or this could be Hell" 
Then she lit up a candle and she showed me the way 
There were voices down the corridor, 
I thought I heard them say... 

Welcome to the Hotel California 
Such a lovely place (Such a lovely place) 
Such a lovely face 
Plenty of room at the Hotel California 
Any time of year (Any time of year) 
You can find it here

- Hotel California by the EAGLES

Palm Springs is like a funny summer dream. I love its vacancy, I love its desert heat and I love every street lined with palm trees. I wouldn't mind making this city my very own Hotel California each and every summer. Thank you to LULU*S and BCBGeneration for making our Coachella trip a dream for us :)