best of: rustic retreat by the sea.

obviously, i am begrudgingly tiptoeing towards fall. apologies all around, i just can’t help but keep falling for these beautiful beach homes. this is the Mediterranean home of lifestyle designer & stylist jessica bataille located in the coastal town of alicante, spain featured on micasa. one peek at this place and i was ready to set that pretty table, break out... 
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summer living with article.

if there’s one thing i like best about living in L.A. it’s outdoor entertaining. there’s nothing i love more than dining al fresco with friends and hosting warm evening summer parties in my backyard. i always seem to be in need of additional seating for guests, so i’ve partnered with Article to add a bit more stylish seating to the patio. i was really... 
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feast for the eyes.

there is essentially no other reason for this post, other than i was inspired by these images and found myself collecting them on pinterest like some kind of maniacal fruit hoarder. so, there you have it. i’m giving you fruit today but hopefully, you’ll see it as something a little more — some colorful (even healthy!) inspiration. it’s almost summer... 
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wear this there: sauvage.

so many stylishly clad restaurants, with infinitely delicious menus, so little time. this week’s wear this there takes us across the country and a quick subway ride to greenpoint, brooklyn for a dash of design charm at sauvage. pale pink walls, emerald green backsplash behind the bar — it’s enough to crash a pinterest board — and so is the summer look we’ve... 
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surf shack hideaway.

as summer approaches, i often find myself fantasizing about having my own little beach house, tucked away on the venice canals, or perhaps paradise cove, or on the beaches of martha’s vineyard. just a warm weather bohemian beach shack (sans wifi!) where i can pad around barefoot and barely dressed. most beach shacks come with a hefty price tag these days, so i suppose... 
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