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Transitioning To Fall

Fall is such a magical time of year. And while I’m sorry to say goodbye to the sweet days of summer, the Fall offers a great upside: more energy in the office with everyone back from vacations; crisp mornings and cozy weekends with something simmering long and slow… But in my part of California, Fall … Continue Reading →

How to Spot Quality — and Our Engagement Story

This is one of those dresses that feels just magical when you put it on. Fully lined with silk, it hugs your body in just the right way and keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. It’s the kind of quality you pay for, but it’s so worth it. I found … Continue Reading →

Polkadot Top: Great for 9-5 & Every Other Time 

I got this top (now on sale!) when I was between meetings in New York. I was having one of those times when I just felt super lackluster and desperately needed some retail therapy. I ducked into the Alice & Olivia shop across from Bryant Park and immediately fell for this blouse.   It has just … Continue Reading →

Looking Professional When it’s Hot Outside – But Cold Inside

There’s a reason white was invented: August. I love black – it is my go-to color 11 months out of the year. But then there comes that final stretch of summer where the heat blazes up at you from the concrete and down on you from above. That’s when it’s time for white. In order … Continue Reading →

NYC on the Regular: Packing & Health Tips

In my current role, I travel to New York once or twice a month. I’ve been there in December when the city is all dressed up for the holidays and during the random March blizzard…and now during the hot, green, summer months. Each season has its challenges but here are a few of my strategies … Continue Reading →

Getting Ready For Summer + the Best Black Top

I booked my trip to Italy in June today. There’s something totally thrilling about just booking a vacation: imagining the sun, sand and water of Tropea (more here and here) and the amazing friends and food in Modena (here) that just puts me into another gear. And I don’t just mean excited gear this time. The … Continue Reading →

Spring Wardrobe Transition

It’s a beautiful day in Palo Alto today, much as it was when my amazing friend Jenny  and her boyfriend visited and took these photos. I’ve been wearing these boots all winter – seen here and here – with sweaters and jackets…all bundled up! When paired with a light blouse like the one here, I can … Continue Reading →

What to Wear: The Last Workday of 2016

The 2016 work year comes to an end for me today. When the alarm went off at 5:15 this morning CG said “you did it! Last 5 am wake-up in 2016!” We are both really happy to have a few weeks off from my super early mornings (I plan to sleep in until like *at least* … Continue Reading →

Traveling for Work: New York in the Winter

I’m on my first work trip to New York City for my new job. It’s a totally thrilling experience – new people, new places, intellectual stimulation, beautiful sights…I’m loving it. (Follow along on Instagram for more from the trip.) I’ve traveled many places for work, including NYC, but never at this time of year. In … Continue Reading →

What to Wear to the Office

Figuring out what to wear to work each day can be a real challenge. I’ve recently A. started a new job and B. started working in an office again after 3 years of being remote. Below are a few of the strategies I’m using to figure out what to wear each day in the office … Continue Reading →