Warm Winter Monochrome

December 20, 2021

By now you guys already know that the holidays aren't quite that cheery for me, but nothing helps me blend in like a good red lipstick. Since dressing for the holidays is also quite farfetched from how I actually feel, you'll probably see me in some kind of monochromatic ensemble like this one.

Though in just enough of the seasonal spirit, I did opt for a ruffle blouse I got earlier this year with a flowy pair of trousers for a small friends gathering. I picked up this simple cream jacket a couple of years ago, and while it isn't the warmest coat I have, it does well on milder winter days. I'm a sucker for textured pieces and I love how the diagnal ribbed detail on this white coat stands out from the rest of the look. For those who my relate to my holiday woes, I hope this monochromatic off-white outfit inspires you for any possible holiday events you might have. At least you can say that you're channeling the snow that might or might not exist where you are from.


Jacket: Zara, old
Top: SHUSHU/TONG Ruffle Cropped
White Trousers: Old, similar beige pair at Arket
Shoes: Common Projects
Bag: Yuzefi 'Dolores' via Toward


Photo by Shun S.
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Quaint Stay at Casa Taberna in Pedraza, Spain

December 2, 2021

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Somehow found myself in a quaint little town called Pedraza located in Segovia, a city between where I'm currently living, Valladolid, and Madrid. It was only the second week of October, but the mountains were already capped with flurries of snow which made for clear skies and really crisp air. Spain has been ridiculously kind to me by slowly revealing all of its charms that I wouldn't have otherwise ever been able to see had I not gotten the chance to live here for a short amount of time.

I'm not sure how I stumbled across Casa Taberna, but I'm so glad that I did so that it could lead me to experience what it's like to stay in a 17th-century Castilian mansion that turned into a small guesthouse consisting of only 4 rooms and a traditional restaurant that features traditional recipes of open fire grill techniques. Casa Taberna won me over, not just because of their labor-of-love's attention to the modernized interior decor, while respecting the traditional features of the building, but also the warmness of the entire staff and how cozy being there felt.

I spent a full day and night there, but I truly wish I could have stayed another couple of days or so to fully soak in what it must feel like to live a small Spanish town life. I also wouldn't have minded waking up to that breakfast spread that my boyfriend and I were seriously spoiled with again as well-- truly, it was one of the best breakfasts at any hotel we've been to in a long time.

After seeing all of these photos, I'm sure you'll be putting Casa Taberna on your list of places to visit in Spain for your future trips, and just in case the direction might seem a bit daunting (since Segovia is quite far out of the way from many major cities that are more well known in Spain) I can assure that you'll definitely not only fall in love with this place but also this magical town, Pedraza, as well.

ps. Room 1 at Casa Taberna is my favorite, but all of the other rooms are just as well decorated and comfortable.
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Houndstooth Blazer Two Ways

December 1, 2021

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You guys have seen me in this blazer a million times by now, but I just want to finally put it on the blog along with a few other ways that I've been styling it recently. If you've been following the blog and my social for a while, I'm sure you know by now, how I feel regarding the fashion industry and being conscious with my consumption. There are more and more talks about sustainable fashion every single day, but the one way that I have found this to be adaptable for my lifestyle is just making the most out of my clothes and taking good care of pieces over time.

This Anine Bing blazer has gotten a lot of attention recently even though I've picked it up well over a year ago. I think, with the rapid revolving door of trends coming through and exiting lately, houndstooth just sticks out as a print that feels a little more timeless, making it perfectly apt for a classic piece like a blazer. I've worn this jacket through the Spring, and have been finding it to be a piece that's quite sufficient for Autumn and even early Winter. It is really well made and sturdy and I would also recommend similar styles of blazers under this brand.

Ribbed Knit Tank: Citizen of Humanity
Pants: JP, similar White Trousers
Shoes: Common Projects
Bag: Chanel WOC

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Above is a series of photos from when I wore this jacket in New York with classic white trousers and sneakers and below is how I styled it a few weeks ago in November in Valladolid.


Blazer: Anine Bing (in black) Top: Aritzia / Similar
Belted Mini Skirt: AndOtherStories
Shoes: Kenneth Cole Rhode Boots
Bag: Chanel WOC

I've done several other posts on styling some of my closet staples several ways. If you like this, you might also be interested to see how I styled my favorite 'Ribbed Wool Sweater Two Ways' too.




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Cozy Up + BF Sales Picks

November 25, 2021

I've been working with Kenneth Cole for the past few months on a long-term partnership, my longest partnership with a brand, yet. I shot these quickly on my fire escape when I was back in New York a few weeks ago and thought these photos were worthy to document on the blog. Every single year, I look at all of the new fashion trends and predictions, and it blows me away how relevant a good trench coat always is (this pleated one has me drooling). For outerwear, I'm a firm believer that you should always shop them on sale. I've gotten some of my best coats that I wear years after years off season and on some of these major sales period. While not many winter coats will be going on sale now, many great lighter jackets that can be super cute next Spring or Fall will.



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I went ahead and selected a few of my jackets and coats from the Shopbop sale that's taking place throughout this weekend for you to consider. I especially love these structured but oversized, fur, and puffers styles.






Coat: Aritzia (old / other trench coats)
Top: Ribbed Knit Tank Top
Pants: AndOtherStories
Shoes: Kenneth Cole 'Cozy KAM Mules'


Photo by my sister
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All The Feels + UO Gift Guide

November 24, 2021


Gifting season is just around the corner and I’m looking forward to giving as much as receiving. With so many deals and stores to choose from, I figure it would be best to share a series of gift options all in one place, Urban Outfitters. From gifts for her, for him, and even for those loved ones who seem to have everything already- here are some of my picks in price ranges for you to consider.


Under 50

Sometimes the best gifts don’t have to be the most expensive gifts. Something as simple as a silk eye mask, a unique flower vase, or an aromatic candle is just as thoughtful and heart-warming for the holiday season. For something more personalized, a corduroy bucket hat would be so cute. And for those who love hosting, a fun card game is the gift that keeps giving.

Wide Wale Corduroy Bucket Hat
Slip Silk Eye Mask
Chloe Glass Candle
We’re Not Really Strangers Card Game
Female Form Vase


Under 125

There’s no harm in spoiling the people we love just a little extra this year because these are gifts that will be useful every day. I’m a sucker for a good bathrobe, and I think this would make a great gift for the men in my life. For friends that are getting into a more healthy and conscious lifestyle, a Crosley record player or a Vitruvi essential oil diffuser to relax, a cute Fujifilm Instax Mini for capturing moments for journaling, and even Bala weights for easy at-home workouts would be so useful.
Bala UO Exclusive Bangles Wearable Weight Set
Polo Ralph Lauren Lounge Robe
Vitruvi Essential Oil Diffuser
Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera
Crosley UO Exclusive Wood Voyager Record Player


Under 500

If you’re feeling generous, these are some of Urban Outfitters’ top gift ideas and they will surely make someone’s day. I personally already have a pair of Dr. Martens and a pair of classic Ugg as well as a great wool jacket, and I can’t recommend them enough (especially if you’re thinking of getting any of these as a little something for yourself). Everyone, of course, has a plant and a music love in their life, so I think there’s no going wrong with a cute plant stand and a quality Marshall speaker too.
Pendleton Dylan Wool Jacket
UGG Classic II Boot
Rattan Plant Stand
Dr. Martens Jadon Platform 8-Eye Boot
Marshall Woburn II Bluetooth Speaker


This post is in partnership with Shoplooks. All opinions are my own.
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Laidback Fall

November 23, 2021



It has been a while since I have last updated my sneakers rotation. When it comes to casual sneakers, comfort is a priority, and then, of course, colorway and style. I have been eyeing this pair of New Balance 574 for the past few months and finally decided to grab it as I think it'll be a good addition to my everyday errand look. When it comes to styling a pair of New Balance sneakers like this, I find that keeping my outfit neutral is the way to go. So far, I’ve been loving how it works perfectly with my favorite oversized coat here. I can also see it being a great pair of sneakers for cozier sweatsuit outfits and thicker socks.

As I use this occasion to share my new sneaker purchase I also want to share that New Balance will have an awesome Cyber Week Offer dropping soon. For now, feel free to check out this grey 574 pair that I'm wearing here, and look out for 25% off select styles that might catch your eyes.


25% off sitewide at NewBalance.com from 11/26 – 11/30 (exclusions applied).

Jacket: Stand Studio
Top: Citizen of Humanity Ribbed Tank
Denim: GRLFRND Denim from REVOLVE
Sneakers: New Balance Core 574 (Grey)

Photo by Shun S.

This post was in partnership with Shoplooks. All opinions are my own.
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