mexico city style notes

My junior year in college I studied in Spain for a semester abroad, and that experience is really what opened my eyes to the world. It was my first real experience outside the U.S., and it changed my life in ways I’m forever grateful for.  Since then, I’ve made travel as big a priority in my life as possible: I’ve been lucky enough to visit several countries and phenomenal places...

Philly style

I was in Philadelphia last weekend! Long story short: Brett was supposed to have had a work trip there, I had booked a ticket to come visit, his work trip got cancelled, we went anyway. If you’ve never been, Philadelphia is such a great city: aside from the obvious wealth of cultural and historical activities to immerse yourself in (and we did plenty of that!), there’s also great food, people, and,...

holiday dresses

You guys, 2015 is almost over and I’m having a hard time believing it. This year has been a blur (but a good one!) and I’m definitely finding the adage of “time passes faster as you get older” to be true. Sad, no? But year-end parties and gatherings are my next-favorite thing about the holiday season (second only to the sugary treats, natch) because it’s the perfect opportunity to get...

Austin holiday style events

Fallfallfall! We’re FINALLY feeling it here in Austin, and I celebrated by breaking out the wool yesterday. (It did get up to about 78 degrees in the afternoon, however, so I had to peel a layer off periodically. Still fall in my mind!) I’m usually heavy on the event reporting around this time of year, and 2015 is no exception. Austin is bringing it in terms of style and shopping...