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LA is feeling more and more like summer these days and one of my favorite things to do on the weekend is hanging by the pool. I love going to the beach but being in West Hollywood, tracking over to Malibu or Venice can be such a hassle sometimes. Luckily, I have a nice pool at my apartment where I can leisurely read a book while soaking up some sun or invite a friend over for girl talk. Whether I am chilling solo or entertaining guest, rosé is always a good idea, especially if it's Santa Margherita Sparkling Rosé. I have had my fair share of rosé and this is definitely on top of my list. Crafted with a blend of white wine grapes: Chardonnay and Glera and a red varietal, Malbec, the Santa Margherita Sparkling Rosé is delicate yet vibrant. Its floral aromas and hints of red berry also give it a quite refreshing note, perfect for a hot summer day! If rosé isn't your wine of choice, Santa Margherita also makes an excellent Pinot Grigio, Prosecco Superiore, and Chianti Classico Riserva. There is something for everyone!
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* This post is sponsored by Santa Margherita, but all opinions and photography are my own.

(Sparkling) Rosé All Day

June 12, 2018

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LA is feeling more and more like summer these days and one of my favorite things to do on the weekend is hanging by the pool. I love going to the beach but being in West Hollywood, tracking over to Malibu or Venice can be such a hassle sometimes. Luckily, I have a nice pool at my apartment where I can leisurely read a book while soaking up some sun or invite a friend over for girl talk. Whether I am chilling solo or entertaining guest, rosé is always a good idea, especially if it's Santa Margherita Sparkling Rosé. I have had my fair share of rosé and this is definitely on top of my list. Crafted with a blend of white wine grapes: Chardonnay and Glera and a red varietal, Malbec, the Santa Margherita Sparkling Rosé is delicate yet vibrant. Its floral aromas and hints of red berry also give it a quite refreshing note, perfect for a hot summer day! If rosé isn't your wine of choice, Santa Margherita also makes an excellent Pinot Grigio, Prosecco Superiore, and Chianti Classico Riserva. There is something for everyone!
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* This post is sponsored by Santa Margherita, but all opinions and photography are my own.
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Summer is fast approaching and when the weather is hot I gravitate toward beauty products that are light yet still give me the look that I want. Clarins has two luscious lip collections that are exactly what I am looking for! The Instant Light Comfort Lip Oil is great for that sweet effortless everyday look... a natural and soft tint of color with a glossy finish infused with 100% pure plant oils to keep lips hydrated. Love how it nourishes and it's super soothing. On the other hand, when I am feeling sassier, I use the Water Lip Stain for a bolder look. Put on one layer for a pop of color or apply a few times for a more intense look. It contains 77% water for liquid texture that dries with a matte finish, and moisturizes lips with aloe vera, raspberry water and Clarins anti-pollution complex. It is also super long lasting too! I love them both but if I must pick, I have to be #teamsweet because for me summer is all about being lighter and more natural! What about you? Are you #teamsweet or #teamsassy?
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* This post is sponsored by Clarins, but all opinions and photography are my own.

Clarins: Sweet vs. Sassy

June 4, 2018

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Summer is fast approaching and when the weather is hot I gravitate toward beauty products that are light yet still give me the look that I want. Clarins has two luscious lip collections that are exactly what I am looking for! The Instant Light Comfort Lip Oil is great for that sweet effortless everyday look... a natural and soft tint of color with a glossy finish infused with 100% pure plant oils to keep lips hydrated. Love how it nourishes and it's super soothing. On the other hand, when I am feeling sassier, I use the Water Lip Stain for a bolder look. Put on one layer for a pop of color or apply a few times for a more intense look. It contains 77% water for liquid texture that dries with a matte finish, and moisturizes lips with aloe vera, raspberry water and Clarins anti-pollution complex. It is also super long lasting too! I love them both but if I must pick, I have to be #teamsweet because for me summer is all about being lighter and more natural! What about you? Are you #teamsweet or #teamsassy?
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* This post is sponsored by Clarins, but all opinions and photography are my own.
01malibu-pointdume-wildflowers-travel-style
I am always searching for a wild flower field and somehow that topic came up at work. My coworker told me to check out Point Dume because there are tons of flowers over there and it's a lovely hike. So a couple of weeks ago, I ventured out to Point Dume in Malibu. It was the most beautiful day to be out by the ocean soaking up some sun. The wild preserve area on top of the cliffs were filled with flowers and I was prancing around like a little kid. My friend and I decided to make a day out of it so I was prepared and brought a few of my favorite pieces from PacSun with me. I wore this gingham sundress by Lottie Moss for PacSun which coincidentally matched the flowers! And then I changed into this matching two-piece top and shorts also by Lottie Moss for PacSun. We grabbed a pina colada at the bar while we waited for the sunset where I slipped into a darling floral dress by Kendall & Kylie for PacSun. If you noticed in the photos I was carrying a couple of cute woven bags, they are both from Kayu (see details at the end of this post)!
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Point Dume, Malibu

May 7, 2018

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I am always searching for a wild flower field and somehow that topic came up at work. My coworker told me to check out Point Dume because there are tons of flowers over there and it's a lovely hike. So a couple of weeks ago, I ventured out to Point Dume in Malibu. It was the most beautiful day to be out by the ocean soaking up some sun. The wild preserve area on top of the cliffs were filled with flowers and I was prancing around like a little kid. My friend and I decided to make a day out of it so I was prepared and brought a few of my favorite pieces from PacSun with me. I wore this gingham sundress by Lottie Moss for PacSun which coincidentally matched the flowers! And then I changed into this matching two-piece top and shorts also by Lottie Moss for PacSun. We grabbed a pina colada at the bar while we waited for the sunset where I slipped into a darling floral dress by Kendall & Kylie for PacSun. If you noticed in the photos I was carrying a couple of cute woven bags, they are both from Kayu (see details at the end of this post)!
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01floral-denim-fedora-hat-ootd-style
Wow. It's been a hot minute since I have written a blog post. This year has been strange, different, or however you like to call it. The second half of last year was spent mostly traveling and not really working, hence why I have been hustling nonstop the past few months. On top of my multiple blog/freelance projects, I started working part-time for an advertising agency as well as a beauty company. Blowing my savings last years might not be wise but to me, it was worth it. "Work. Save. Travel. Repeat." is kind of like my motto nowadays. Even though I might have been absent on here, I am still active and posting daily over on my Instagram if you aren't already following me. Actually, is anyone still read this? If you are, please do leave a comment so I know my reader still exist!
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All items c/o Charlotte Russe.

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A Different Year

April 20, 2018

01floral-denim-fedora-hat-ootd-style
Wow. It's been a hot minute since I have written a blog post. This year has been strange, different, or however you like to call it. The second half of last year was spent mostly traveling and not really working, hence why I have been hustling nonstop the past few months. On top of my multiple blog/freelance projects, I started working part-time for an advertising agency as well as a beauty company. Blowing my savings last years might not be wise but to me, it was worth it. "Work. Save. Travel. Repeat." is kind of like my motto nowadays. Even though I might have been absent on here, I am still active and posting daily over on my Instagram if you aren't already following me. Actually, is anyone still read this? If you are, please do leave a comment so I know my reader still exist!
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All items c/o Charlotte Russe.

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01paris-eiffeltower-kiss-love-travel-ootd
"I am homesick for a place I'm not sure even exists. One where my heart is full, my body is loved, and my soul is understood." I came across this quote on a friend's instastory last week and it really resonates with me. In case you don't already know... I was living in the San Francisco Bay Area for 21 years before moving to LA on a whim less than a year ago. LA wasn't even in my radar. NYC was where I wanted to go but it would take more time to plan and actually move. If you ask me now "What's next?" I honestly don't have an answer. I have travelled to many places in the world but nothing feels like home. Paris might be the closest. I haven't truly figured out what it is but something about it feels different. Lately, it has been raining more than usual and I am feeling nostalgic so here are the rest of photos from Paris which I haven't yet posted anywhere...
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Paris and Nostalgia

March 16, 2018

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"I am homesick for a place I'm not sure even exists. One where my heart is full, my body is loved, and my soul is understood." I came across this quote on a friend's instastory last week and it really resonates with me. In case you don't already know... I was living in the San Francisco Bay Area for 21 years before moving to LA on a whim less than a year ago. LA wasn't even in my radar. NYC was where I wanted to go but it would take more time to plan and actually move. If you ask me now "What's next?" I honestly don't have an answer. I have travelled to many places in the world but nothing feels like home. Paris might be the closest. I haven't truly figured out what it is but something about it feels different. Lately, it has been raining more than usual and I am feeling nostalgic so here are the rest of photos from Paris which I haven't yet posted anywhere...
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