One of my favorite things about L.A. is how well it lends itself to weekend getaways. In college, I often took the train to San Diego or Santa Barbara for the weekend, and I'm still discovering new-to-me places like Los Olivos and Ojai. Since I'm currently in the process of planning a girls' weekend for May, I've been thinking about the pieces in my closet that work best for a weekend away—even though we haven't picked a destination yet. On our trip to Palm Springs last year, I lived in an off-shoulder yellow dress, but this year I'm finding myself drawn towards breezier pieces like this white maxi. While it sold out in white almost as soon as it went online, you can still find it in navy here with the same eye-catching details like the geometric embroidery and tassel-trimmed tie in the back.
Walking the Line
Often—and especially with dresses—one beauty decision can make the same piece look totally cool, or cheesy. This simple, end-of-summer dress walks that line, and in styling it, I was careful to keep it from looking like a potential prom outfit. Where a sleek updo could have had ...read more