In collaboration with Marc Jacobs, I shot this series in Santa Monica to show my take on a free and dreamy vibe. Decided not to take this opportunity not to roll around in grass and instead shot these just after it got dark on the beach. Perfect 80 degree summer nights are the best thing about thousand degree days so it’s good to maximize those. I love this new version of Marc’s Daisy along with their idea of creating a dream capsule around it. Create your own capsule here and you’ll get it back in a year’s time! You’ll probably smile upon receipt.
Condé Nast Traveler sent us to Maui for a long weekend of endless beaches, sticky volcanic sand, and consumption of coconuts in all forms possible. I love wearing dusty neutrals and nudes in the summer and this was the perfect time to break out my Minimale Animale bikini and Mason silk dress (which yes came back to life after taking a lot of saltwater from all angles) as well as Van Cleef & Arpels’ Gold Charms Watch. The last day we spent milling around on the Wailea side and I forced Chris to stop on the side of the road so I could sneak up on a crazy sweet old couple and interrupt their fishing/reading silent bliss hangout to take a photo of their license plate. They caught me red handed which was cool cause then they told me the story of how they left Big Sur in the ’70s for the islands and from then on couldn’t imagine living anywhere else, or selling the most wanted vanity plate in the lands. Which I love so much. Maui tip – buy picnic supplies at Mana Foods in Paia and then spend most of your time on Big Beach cause it’s a good place to be at every single time of day.
(Reformation Taurus dress, Céline espadrilles and sunglasses, Maslin & Co. Towel)
Why is the beach so empty? Cause the wind was of the strength level that would barely let a towel lie flat. Especially one with so many corners. So also a really funny day to break in this open all over the place dress! Before quietly stashing it away with my 90 other black slipdresses.
Also – a thing about me is that I’m obsessed with a Podcast called Weird Adults with Little Esther, and one of my life dreams came true when Esther had me on last week. You will only understand how much I actually mean that if you listen to it. This way to an hour you won’t want back.
(Sunday Somewhere x fashiontoast Paris sunglasses, Stone Cold Fox Bolas dress)
So excited to be in Sydney to launch my collaboration with Sunday Somewhere! For the past year or so we’ve been working on sunglasses just basic enough and just crazy enough. And now we have two styles in three color ways each to bring you – the Tokyo and the Paris. Chris and I woke up at 4am the second day here in Australia and (his brutal idea) booked it to the beach to catch the Bondi sunrise. I’ll be sharing more photos of the shades soon but here’s your first official look on the blog! xx
(Alexander Wang hooded mohair shrug, T Alexander Wang chiffon tank, Lover shorts)
Mohair has never been more worth the fluff in your mouth syndrome before this sweater. Blanket-like and double thick to perfection. I ended up in Malibu tonight in my staple silk separates and this was just the thing to both keep me warm and turn my pajamas into something worth shooting against the painted red sky. Somewhat of a wild card piece but also weirdly something I pictured being able to wear 20,000 different ways upon sight.
(BCBG poncho sweater, Isabel Marant folded skirt, Céline wedges and Audrey sunglasses, Valentino “My Own Code” clutch, Acne hat)
From exactly one week ago post-Tokyo and pre-Paris, a fun day around Abbott Kinney to check on the old Pacific, lunch at Lemonade, and stop by the always well edited Satine Boutique. I wore a Frankenstein-y sort of outfit with a Socal casual top half and France-originating bottom half. I love this softer take on the Mexican poncho so well loved by surfers and every student everywhere in the nineties. The perfect piece to try and fail to stay warm in at the beach and also fit hats under because head-layering matters.
(Topshop bandana print shirt and shorts, Manolo Blahnik Chaos sandals, Dylan Kain Ryder bag)
Bandana print has seeped into my closet like the liquid it isn’t over the past couple of years but this rendition is the most fun yet. Children’s summer pajama-like with a nice boxy cut and subtly slitted up shorts, a lot of requirements are being checked here. I wanted to keep the look sleek so paired the set with my beautiful new oh and first ever Manolos for an afternoon in Santa Monica. Not really casual but not too done – ideal.
photos by me and Colin
(Brandy Melville USA knit tank, Topshop suede shorts, gas station sunglasses)
Hanging out at my favorite unincorporated surf town. Bolinas is only accessible via windy roads mountain goats might think twice about and purposefully unmarked by signs, but once you’re there it’s all wild raspberries growing on the side of the road, surfers loping towards the sand, and however you would describe the vibe where people are wringing out their laundry and setting up lawn chairs where the mayor’s office would probably have been if it existed. I wore bisque on ivory on white in the form of $6 liquor store shades. The easiest.
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