Strollers + Stilettos | NY Fashion Week Mama Style

Happy Monday! I’m back home in Cali-land this morning and reflecting back on my trip to the Big Apple for New York Fashion Week. This was little Evan Grey’s first trip to NYC and he made the whole experience so much HAPPIER. Perhaps the irony of it all is still sinking in — but prior to having my boy, NYFW felt a lot more rushed and stressful. I was attempting…. Read more

NYFW Diary: Trends to Try Now

OKAY, first things first. I have to spill my most exciting moment of NYFW: Anna Wintour walked alongside me before last night’s fashion shows… and MY jacket touched HER jacket. UM, does this mean we’re basically besties now?! I think yes.  New York Fashion Week always leaves me feeling super-inspired to crawl outside my comfort zone and try new trends. The problem is everything spotted on the runways doesn’t hit…. Read more

Celebrate Fall with a Park Picnic

There’s something about a fall picnic that brings me back to my childhood. The crisp leaves. The crunchy apples. The candied walnuts. All of it makes me feel nostalgic. That nostalgia pushed me to host a picnic in Central Park while visiting New York. A quick stop at the famed Dean + Deluca market paired with a couple of great friends = the happiest afternoon. My picnic advice? Opt for…. Read more

The Best of the Big Apple

Hello from NYC! Today is my start to Fashion Week. I’m SO grateful to be part of the chaos. This also marks the first time my talented team is along for the ride. Which means, I’ll be able to share so much more with you! The shows, the outfits, the inspiration [follow along on Instagram + Snapchat]! I’ll also be doing a travel diary for C Magazine and a bridal-inspired piece for…. Read more

Clarity and Chaos in NYC

My body is still trying to warm up post-NYC. Apparently, my Michigan-bred blood has already [and pathetically] thinned to an LA-sort-of-level. Thin blood aside, New York woke me up. To new sounds, new ideas, new dreams. There’s something about the Big Apple that requires me to grow up. Perhaps it’s because the city leaves me no choice but to identify clarity somewhere within chaos; mindfulness within madness; peace within prolonged…. Read more