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September 21, 2016

Light at the end of the tunnel // Style Me Wednesday

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The Broad Museum, Los Angles | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Pink belted top | black shorts | scallop nude flats | www.shoppingmycloset.com    @nordstrom #nordstrom @jcrew #jcrew @chloefashion #chloe

The Broad Museum, Los Angles | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Pink belted top | black shorts | scallop nude flats | www.shoppingmycloset.com    @nordstrom #nordstrom @jcrew #jcrew @chloefashion #chloe

The Broad Museum, Los Angles | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Pink belted top | black shorts | scallop nude flats | www.shoppingmycloset.com    @nordstrom #nordstrom @jcrew #jcrew @chloefashion #chloe

The Broad Museum, Los Angles | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Pink belted top | black shorts | scallop nude flats | www.shoppingmycloset.com    @nordstrom #nordstrom @jcrew #jcrew @chloefashion #chloe

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I’ve been trying to prolong my summer wardrobe for as long as possible and with last week’s quick trip to Los Angeles, this was the perfect opportunity to do just that.

A quick visit to the contemporary Broad Museum was a nice getaway from all the hustle and bustle of the city. Tips: book your free tickets online 2 months before; the museum’s exterior is best captured early in the morning before cars line the stree; and parking is cheaper across the street at the Walt Disney Concert Hall lot.

There were a few hit and misses with the food. Hits: Urth Caffe and Brodard (always, in my book!). I’ll spare you the mediocre!

I wanted to check out LA’s Smorgasburg (the west coast version of Brooklyn’s Smorgasburg) but ran out of time – maybe with the next visit!

P.S. Did you enter for your chance to win $50?

 
 
 

Image credits: 9 / 11


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Pink belted top {also, here} (similar style here & here)

Black shorts (similar style here & here)

Pink scallop flats {40% off, no tax!} (similar style here {under $20!} & here {under $50})

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April 16, 2014

Spring vacation packing

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Traveling is one of my favorite things to do. Whether the trip is a local weekend getaway or to another country, I always look forward to new experiences and memories. Of course, being on the road means maximizing the number of outfits I can wear and minimizing the number of things I need to pack all while keeping comfortable and still feeling stylish. Spring break is upon us now and a lot you might be heading out for trips. I know it’s definitely the commencement period of travel for me. Packing smartly saves you from the pain of having to carry heavy luggage and also allows you a little extra room to pack back some keepsakes from your trip.

Packing for a spring getaway | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Chambray shirt // Peach striped tank // Fuschia chiffon blouse // Merci graphic sweater
Black flared skirt // Gold belt // Denim jeans
Hot pink belt // Nude strappy stilettos
Mint green shorts // Black strap sandals // Bow ballet flats

I’ve picked 10 pieces, including footwear. This packing list is great for a locale that is warm during the day and that could get cooler at night. I’ve picked pieces that can be dressed up or down without too much effort. Practicality is also a key component of packing – think if you’ll be lounging around a lot or if you’ll be out and about and require outfits that can accommodate that. Here are some outfit ideas I came up with that could make at least 10 different looks:

Packing lightly while maximizing the number of outfits | www.shoppingmycloset.com

The combinations are always endless – it simply starts with picking a few key pieces and letting your creativity take over! Where’s your next destination and what are you packing?


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April 8, 2014

Soaking up the sun

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Ever feel like you had a great weekend but by the time you’re back at work you feel like you needed a weekend from your weekend? I think today is one of those days! I just returned from a short weekend trip to LA and Orange County and boy, am I tired. A good tired though!

Perhaps, you’ve seen some of the pictures I posted on Instagram but here are a bunch I took this past weekend.

Airplane wear | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Ready to enjoy some warm weather!

Airplane cabin in Virgin America | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Doesn’t this combination of purple and pink put you in a good mood?

Terminal in LAX  | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Walking through the terminal at LAX

LA |  | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Welcome to Los Angeles

Newport Beach, CA  | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Home for a few days in Newport Beach

Newport Beach, CA  | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Lucky enough to have a poolside and partial ocean view

Newport Beach, CA  | www.shoppingmycloset.com

I need to learn how to fold such cute animals!

Relaxation time  | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Vacations are a good time for leisurely activities and catching up on reading!

Dragon dancers  | www.shoppingmycloset.com

We were guests at a family friend’s wedding – the groom was feeding the dragon!

Wedding cake  | www.shoppingmycloset.com

The wedding cake was very moist and decadent

Butterfly display at Neiman Marcus  | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Love this creative store display at Neiman Marcus

Louboutin, Spring 2014  | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Aren’t these floral heels to die for? Perfect for Spring!

85*C Bakery  | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Brodard Restaurant  | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Brodard Restaurant  | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Large amounts of food consumed, too!

LA Heat exhibit  | www.shoppingmycloset.com
If you’re in the LA area and are a fan of either Sriracha or Tapatico, you should check out the LA Heat exhibit at the Chinese American Museum.

Sriracha  | www.shoppingmycloset.com

They should start making the bottles into this cute little cartoon character – they’ll probably sell millions more!

Come back tomorrow to see what I wore to the wedding!


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Christian Louboutin Vendome Floral-Print Red Sole Slingback

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