In college and the years that followed my friends and I would go all out for New Years Eve. We’d dress up and usually spend the night celebrating with take out and plenty of champagne at someone’s house, it was much easier than dealing with crowded restaurants, clubs and cabs (the days before uber).
I think every girl needs a fierce birthday outfit so I’m busting out this little red number today for mine! It’s fabulous and makes me feel like the salsa dancer emoji – AKA – perfect for my bday. We’re celebrating tonight at my favorite sushi spot, right on the water.
I thought about wearing this dress to a wedding this weekend, then I remembered my best friend Shelby once told me she thought it was inappropriate to wear red to a wedding. Something about upstaging the bride, and no one wants to do that! I’ve always just steered clear of the obvious; whites, ivories, nudes or even light blushes. So keeping that in mind… I decided to go a safer color route, thanks Shel! continue reading
I have a confession, I’ve had a growing obsession with lace dresses, specifically Self Portrait dresses, for far too long now. This isn’t anything new, but I feel like it’s time to dive in and dissect the problem.
Because we live in this social media crazed world where every night out with friends gets documented and then shared it’s hard to wear the same things to different events. Let’s be honest, no one wants to spend hundreds of dollars on a dress for your college friend’s wedding if you feel like you can’t wear it again. So I’ve done a little research and have found some of the best and most affordable dupes to these gorgeous dresses. continue reading
I'm Ashley, a professional stylist, wife, and new mom, sharing my love of fashion, beauty, home decor, travel, and life in sunny Southern California!