As part of the BASICS category I’m starting a series of brand features to highlight my favorite designers for wardrobe staples, or basics, as it were. First up, Stockholm-based fashion house Acne Studios. Acne is my go to for sweatshirts, jeans, sweaters and jackets. I want to note that Acne is definitely a high price point, however I will be covering brands that fall all over the price … Continue reading ACNE STUDIOS


Chelsea boots, a versatile staple perfect with jeans or a dress. Simple, classic and available in many subtle variations (pointy toe, round toe, flat, low heel, patent, embellished) they’re a perfect addition to any closet. I’ve selected a few favorites from around the web: ZARA     EVERLANE     LOEFFLER RANDAL     CHURCH’S     BALENCIAGA PHOTO LYDIA HUDGENS   STYLING GINA MARIE BARBARO Continue reading CHELSEA BOOTS


Going on a trip is an exciting event, but packing for said trip is usually not. It can be hard to balance putting together outfits you love and having enough options, yet not overpacking. Some versatile pieces I like to pack are: black and blue jeans, a mid length dress, skirt or jumpsuit, tees and or/tanks, a leather or biker style jacket, sneakers, a heeled slide, a sweater … Continue reading PACKING