Dressed for Labor Day

Happy Labor Day! I wanted to share the perfect outfit for a day off. Think overalls, sunnies, and a high-pony to indulge in the last days of summertime bliss. This is an outfit I pulled together with an old pair of denim overalls I had in my closet… (BTW, I feel 10 again when I rock them). But as an adult, a little red lipstick and metallic booties really step…. Read more


Who else wants to live in a t-shirt?! My love for all things cozy inspired this fall lookbook video. I wanted to show you the versatility of a closet staple: the basic white tee. My favorite tee is the one I designed as part of You & Lu’s first collection. You can dress it up, dress it down, and wear it over and over… and over again. Here are five…. Read more

Weekend Uniform

YAY for the weekend! I’m finally spending it in LA after quite a few weekends away. Oftentimes, my weekend style is relaxed yet tailored. I like pairing my denim cutoffs with billowy blouses; or my ripped jeans with fitted bomber jackets. I [attempt] to be dressed down enough to indulge in all the weekend fun, yet dressed up enough to go from Saturday errands to a girls night out. Hence,…. Read more

Stylishly Sipping on Weekend Tea

Happy Friday! This week has been a beautiful whirlwind, and I want to say THANK YOU for all of your support toward the You & Lu Basics Collection. Yay! This weekend is going to be a restful one at home. A cozy few days sound like heaven. June is typically gloomy in California, which means I’ve been upping my coffee + tea indulgences [it’s just so cozy]! Plus, when Alfred…. Read more

I Got Soul with Parks & Lea

I got SOUL, baby. This vintage denim find from Parks & Lea is making me swoon. The jacket makes me feel a little like Kate Moss. It’s perfectly distressed, dated + restored. The denim itself has SOUL. Because it’s a vintage find, there’s just ONE for you to make yours [right here], but wander over to their site and you might fall in love with another vintage favorite. I love…. Read more