I've fought my natural hair texture for pretty much my entire adult life. In high school, I leaned into it being stick straight, graduated to overly-styled barrel curls after college, then embraced time-intensive blow-outs, only to arrive at a place where I'm now comfortable jumping out of the shower and letting my hair do its thing. It's easier for me to embrace in the summer (which it still is in L.A., weather-wise) when it's far too hot to ever consider sitting under my blowdryer for an hour, and allowing my natural waves to be perfectly imperfect. Since it's been so humid in LA lately, it's all I can do to tie it back in a vintage scarf and put on my lightest basics, in both color and weight—and blatantly ignore "no white after Labor Day," at least for another month, or two.
White with Cream
My favorite monochromatic look is combining crisp white with vintage-y cream. I've always been drawn to delicate lace pieces, but had this top cut into a casual t-shirt shape, so I could pair it with both cut-offs or dressed up with tailored pants. I wore this to a meeting a ...read more