I just got back to LA after a rainy drive back (thank you for always driving Chris!) after spending the weekend at beautiful sprawling Rancho Valencia. It’s been such a strangely long time since I was last in San Diego and getting to visit my old favorite spots and stay at this most luxurious of ranchos was so exactly my mood. The fact that it was raining semi-nonstop took a couple activity options off the agenda but also just made having all breakfasts fireside more obligatory. We had such a relaxing, cozy time – if you can at all make it here you should. Seriously, the yoga studio has a legit moat. Thank you to the super friendly Rancho Valencia crew for having us !
(Rory Beca camisole, Stone Cold Fox shorts, Chloé Paraty bag, Céline espadrilles, Brandy Melville hoodie)
My closet makes it easy to coordinate little white suits to run around in, so that’s what I do sometimes. Added some texture with my old favorite Chloé bag and a hoodie I keep on hand in the car to endure any environment temperature-regulated by a male.
(By Malene Birger Kafi camisole, Kahlo short, Topshop boots, Louis Vuitton bag, necklaces by Balenciaga, Hortense, and Bones & Feathers Collective)
Black and gold with a half bun was all that felt right yesterday cause it’s sticky leather car seat and multiple iced almond milk lattes per day weather round these parts. This camisole I got in Stockholm last year is the airiest oversized thing – the lace hem makes it feel so feminine that I prefer it with something basic or of denim construction. It’s all about putting on something pretty and then going a little out of your way to mess it up.
(Zara tank, Ksubi shorts, Céline sunglasses and espadrilles, Chanel art school backpack)
A beautiful gift from Chanel to kick off the summer. This backpack was the standout accessory of the spring collection and getting to casually sling it on with denim shorts is a trippy feeling. The idea just might never sink in fully. It takes a while to even fully understand the highly cool details it offers – a quilted back, solid gunmetal chains, hanging embroidered lariat doodad guy, gray acid leather zipper pulls..yes I’m having fun describing it and could continue for a long time without pause. I wore this simple look on Friday here in LA – my Memorial Day weekend plans? Preparing for a trip to Morocco that I couldn’t be more excited about.
(Reformation dress, Teva Original Universal sandals)
When Birkenstocks are so fashion world-accepted that they’re probably not cool enough to qualify as normcore anymore, what sandal could possibly be the next hurdle? TEVAS. All those functional straps and so much Velcro noise to inflict on the world, Birks just seem meek, ninnyish in comparison. Eva Chen and Balenciaga are on board too. Too soon? We should all probably hold each other now.
(Alexander Wang chenille sweater, Stone Cold Fox Bolas dress, Zara mules, Clare Vivier leopard foldover clutch, Sunday Somewhere Chely sunglasses)
This outfit got stuck in my head so I recycled it within a single week and dared those in close quarters to question me. They didn’t, but man was I ready. This dress can be a little breezy let’s say, so it’s nice to anchor it with a snug fitting weird sweater. Round 1 was shot on a too hot for chenille day on Melrose and 2 at the beautiful Ace hotel downtown. That view..
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I wear them tirelessly and religiously. So happy to put together a story with the beautifully relaunched Reformation! This came together so easily mostly because I’m haunting their stores no matter what coast I’m on. Wearing the Amalfi dress, Lyon dress, Lilou top, and Arizona skirt all over last week’s moody stormy LA.
(Phoebe English top, Alexander Wang trench coat and pleated skirt, sneakers from Harajuku)
Getaway to the opposite of New York fashion week – sun soaked Palm Springs. This top I got from Dover Street Market while I was out on that side of the country, I like it enough but the mere fact that the label reads “100% elastic” would have probably sold it alone. The more literal the bandage-ness of bandage clothing the better. I love it with these pieces from the Alexander Wang spring collection and my Harajuku nurse slip-ons.
A couple things that made it back from Paris to LA – Bash Paris’ simple oversized robe dress and Goyard’s every day-applicable shoulder bag.
(Etoile Isabel Marant Anders jacket, Mlle Mademoiselle Zaria tank, Anine Bing denim, Valentino My Own Code clutch, Céline wedges and Audrey sunglasses)
“Freezing” LA is the best – the streets are all to yourself and the sunshine is as relentless as ever. I’ve spent the past few days in these jeans which I came across during a closet rummage initiated by a search for something other than a leather miniskirt. Anine Bing got that elusive slouchy/skinny factor just right. Worn with a giant fluff cloud and the faithful olive wedges.
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