vested up!

today we recovering from a small earthquake this morning and this major monsoon we’ve had these past two days. for the desert that’s actually half an inch of rain. #caliwinters

since the weather is still a little drabby, i decided to bring out my faux far vest. the weather doesn’t get that cold here so I rarely bring out my vests.


i also had my final presentation in my Radio & TV Writing class so I wanted to feel cute during my presentation. When you feel cute you do everything better, right? That’s always been a philosophy my mom taught me.

when you here something moving in the bushes next to you, but you don’t want to miss the shot!

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this looks like a high school picture!

i’m always exploring when I shoot! I found this beautiful spot near the local library that gives the best of both worlds. you get the desert landscape while having water behind you.  DSC_0014 DSC_0016 DSC_0018 DSC_0019 DSC_0028 DSC_0029 DSC_0030 DSC_0033Dress: H&M

Vest: Forever21

Shoes: Nordstrom

Purse: Louis Vuitton

Accessories: Kate Spade and Target


Blue Blue

This old navy set was a birthday gift from my parents! (oh yes…Happy Birthday to me!) Even though, I didn’t get a chance to hit the gym after my class. I made this my look for the day. I threw on a pair of gladiator sandals and made it a chic matching set. IMG_1862

or i looked like a “fake busy” housewive, right? Either way, it was so cute and comfortable. I think I will start making workout clothes my everyday looks….Just kidding. IMG_1870 IMG_1871

This week has been so fantastic so I had to jump for joy! IMG_1873 IMG_1863 IMG_1877

Jacket: Old Navy

Pants: Old Navy

Shoes: DSW

Purse: Kate Spade

Accessories: Nordstrom

In Plaid Heaven!

One thing I have always been in love with is Plaid! There is always that classic and timeless style to it and you can wear it in so many ways. I found this amazing plaid bow headband in my mom’s room so I snagged it for my look today.



You might remember these plaid shorts w/ suspenders from my trip to Atlanta earlier this year. I pulled them out again to match the headband. This look felt very 90-ish (or what all the mannequins at forever21 look like) and i loved it. I had class today and it was so easy to transition between work and class.

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I found this amazing bridge near my house to shoot at today and had to explore what was under the bridge. I believe I saw a snake…gasssp!



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I always have to dance after i’m done shooting! IMG_1650 IMG_1651 IMG_1652 IMG_1653


Sweatshirt: H&M

Short Suspenders: Forever21

Socks: Nordstrom

Shoes: Converse

Purse: Kate Spade

Your Palmsprings8gent!

my beautiful mother is your palmsprings8gent! she has recently signed with paul kaplan realty and we shot an impromptu promo shoot for her. we wanted to keep the shoot sunny and colorful, like palm springs! 

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she was styled in a banana republic tank with linen pants. the perfect summer look, right? the color blocked stretch belt helped tie in the tank and pants.


she stole my shoot idea, but we grabbed my sisters beach cruiser bike to add that extra spin! it brought out her personality even more.


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tank: banana republic

pants: banana republic

shoes: kate spade

belt: target

ritz carlton rancho mirage set to reopen!


After the morning reception and the “key throwing” ceremony, the ritz carlton rancho mirage will be reopening! the “new” ritz will feature the State Fare Bar & Kitchen, the Ritz-Carlton Spa, Air Pool Bar and a Ritz Kids facility, which features a movie theater.

which is a very exciting occasion for the desert to add another luxury hotel to our list. i will definitely make it a point to try to stop by and snap a few pictures!