This dress is like… a vacation staple, right? I love the comfortable fit-and-flare of the silhouette  and the cutouts in the back are an extra dose of fun.

I wore this little number for our last dinner in Hawaii at Capische at the Hotel Wailea.  That last night on vacation is so bittersweet… ok mostly bitter. But re-living our vacation through these posts has actually been so much fun and reminds me how important it is to treat-yo-self. I usually am the person who takes one vacation day here, two vacation days there, but to take a full week off is a rarity.  Now that we live in California, there are so many new trips we want to take and Christian can’t take the one or two days off, rather he gets to pick four weeks a year to completely unplug.  For that reason, we’ve become the week-long vacationers and I never expected for it to feel so much more relaxing.

Coming back to hundreds of emails is not so relaxing, but nonetheless, I’m grateful to have a reason to take this time for ourselves and experience something new together. What’s your vacation strategy?  I’d love to hear.

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dress (under $30!) | heels – Zara (old), similar here | pendant necklace c/o | chunky necklace – White House | Black Market, old, similar here and here | sunnies | clutch c/o | studs c/o | turquoise cuff c/o | gold cuff 12 c/o | cable bangle

Thanks so much for reading you guys! XO –

Maui, Hawaii


Oh my goodness, could this be my favorite post of all time!? YES. It’s a Monday (painful), and I’m hoping to take you away on a little vacation today… I’ve been promising y’all to do a compilation of some of our favorite parts of our recent trip (especially for those of you lucky ducks that [ Continue Reading ⇨ ]

Friday’s Five


 – these seriously adorable Danielle Stevens rings (and I’m addicted to these studs) –  – this incredible illustration from the ever talented Jordan from this post – – falling in love with the Via Maya collection – – I’m always ready to pop some bubbly with Chandon, especially when paired with a spa package and [ Continue Reading ⇨ ]

The Road to Hana


The Road to Hana was definitely one of the highlights of our recent trip to Hawaii.  I plan to do an entire travel post next week, but I felt this adventure deserved its own post! We started by waking up at 3AM Hawaii time (6AM PST) to drive up to the top of Haleakala National [ Continue Reading ⇨ ]

Wednesday Wish List


1 | 2 (on sale!) | 3 | 4 (on sale!) | 5 | 6 (on sale!)| 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 (on sale!) Bring on the color, my friends.  How cute is this beach bag?  I mean, it has pom poms (and would be such a cute Mother’s Day gift, right?). Enough said.  And clearly I’m [ Continue Reading ⇨ ]

Off the Shoulder


I am a sucker for anything off-the-shoulder. As soon as I laid eyes on this adorable crocheted top (on major sale, along with the jeans!), I knew I had to take it to Hawaii. Something about tanned skin and exposed shoulders just always seems like the right pairing, and I pulled out this number for [ Continue Reading ⇨ ]