What We Did In Carmel

If you aren’t familiar with Carmel-by-the-Sea, then be prepared to fall in love and add a new spot to your travel wish list! Carmel-by-the-Sea is one of California’s most charming seaside towns. It is so idyllic and also full of yummy restaurants, delicious wineries, interesting shops, and stunning coastlines. All in all, it’s a glorious little spot located between Monterey and Big Sur. Carmel-by-the-Sea is a tiny little town but …

shop the look

Top / Jeans / Scarf (also love this scarf) / Purse (old – last seen here, similar)

Bridal Beauty Tips Before Your Wedding Day

Happy Wedding Wednesday! I’m so excited to have my wedding guest contributor, Lindsey Boyce, back again today with an amazing post on creating a wedding beauty timeline! As a reminder, Lindsey was my wedding planner when she worked at A Charleston Bride and she now has her own business that combines projects in events and interior design, which she appropriately named Host & Haven. You can read more about Lindsey in …

High Waisted Outfits

I remember them like they were yesterday… the days of low rise pants and jeans. Style is cyclical so I’m sure the low rise craze will come back around one day but, for now, all I can think when I look at old photos of me wearing low rise jeans is “what was I thinking?” I’m so puzzled by the look because, in my opinion, low rise styles really aren’t …

Weekend Reads, No. 102

Happy Sunday! Is it just me or did this week fly by? I seriously could never remember what day it was and now the week is already ending! Tuesday of this week was particularly fun because it was my parents 31st wedding anniversary! While my sister, Sarah, couldn’t be in town and Edwin had to be out of town for work, my brother and I helped my parents mark the …

How to Pull Off Open-Back Clothing

The two silhouettes I gravitate toward the most when dressing are flowy feminine styles and fit and flare styles. In the summer, nothing beats a flowy, open-back dress or top. Flowy pieces are super breathable, which is absolutely necessary when it comes to dressing for a Charleston summer. To keep things extra cool, I always have my eye out for open-back pieces! After all, it’s fun to show a little …