go/see/buy: mm lafleur.

Follow my blog with Bloglovin in the past when you thought of business wear, it was boxy suits and drab colors, pieces that weren’t very feminine at all. back when i lived in philadelphia, i worked for several firms that had a more stringent dress code, and my only affordable options were the limited, dress barn, and ann taylor. i felt like i…
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go/see/buy: sayulita.

so truth time: the last time i went on a beach vacation was probably when i was in my early 20s, and it was probably to someplace like myrtle beach, the jersey shore, or miami. i’m just not a beach person—even though i went to shore being from philly but to sit on sand all day and work on my…
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go/see/buy: refined co.

last year i attended the launch party for a new online boutique refined co., and i was so impressed with their tight edit of designers and categories and modern aesthetic. refined aims to help you find those unique pieces for your home and closet that are individual just like you. instead of a bunch of brands and endless scrolling, you’ll…
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the new look: local gem.

when it comes to finding unique pieces in san francisco, i always rely on a few local boutiques where i know the owner has a really discerning eye. one of those places is elizabeth charles, who opened her namesake store on fillmore street back in 2007, before the influx of chain stores. charles seems to always have her pulse on…
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go/see/buy: heather day x bonmot.

’tis the season for gifting—and gift guides. a few years ago i did shop small holiday featuring small businesses, local and beyond, on and offline, and this year with the economy being what it is, i’m again trying to buy gifts and holiday goods from small businesses. one that i discovered a while back is bonmot (means “good word” or…
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