Dreamy Knits

(White + Warren crochet vest, Blue Bird blouse, Rue de jeans, Bronx sandals, Vintage bag and belt)

With summer just around the corner, I'm leaning toward more boho inspired pieces. I just received this gorgeous crochet vest as a gift from White + Warren and I'm obsessed! I love the long knitted back. Looks best with just a simple top, my favorite flares, and a really deep red lip. These lovely photos were taken by one of my very good friends and one of the most gorgeous bloggers, Raych of That's Chic! Because I'm leaving for work in NYC, she gave me this adorable green friendship bracelet. How sweet is that? I plan on giving her one equally as awesome! I'm also lusting for a lens like the one she uses. The photos came out so dreamy! This day we stopped at a friend's barbeque for lunch, went shopping in Santa Monica in the afternoon, and ended our day together at a dinner party. Let's just say we were completely party pooped by the end of the day! More photos of Raych and I together to come! xx

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How Strange It Is to Be Back Home

(Zara Kimono, Ay Not Dead Dress c/o Fabricly, Vintage Boots)

It feels so good to be back in LA! I spent the day just enjoying the weather and going to my favorite restaurants rather than unpacking.
I'm wearing a dress from a line called Ay Not Dead that Fabricly carries. I love the concept of online boutique. It’s very well curated with only a few selected up and coming designers’ clothes showcased and they handle everything from the sourcing of the fabric to creating the lookbooks. I can't wait to see what other brilliant designers they carry!
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I Drooled on My Monitor A Bit..


Photographer Rick Schultz was kind enough to send over these photos of his London flat that he shares with his partner and interior designer Jimmie Karlsson so I can share with you all.
I was speechless at first and it took awhile to take it all in because I absolutely love everything in this flat!
How amazing are the dark gray walls? It's the perfect backdrop for all the colorful furniture and accessories in their flat. The whole space is very masculine yet also very sexy and fun and I love how different this is and how everything is quite unexpected.
So curious what Rick and Jimmie are like in person because I have a feeling that they are extremely sexy and stylish!
Definitely head over to their websites (here & here) for more drool worthy pictures!
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$250 Giveaway

1. Le Mont St. Pullover
2. Lover Lace-trimmed Silk Shorts
3. Proenza Schouler PS1 Bag
4. House of Harlow Audrey Sunglasses
5. Jeffrey Campbell Rumble Boots

These are just some of the items that I've 'favorited' on Beso.com in hopes that Wesley Mason will see my Beso profile and surprise me with anything on there!

Beso is giving away $250 for a lucky reader/visitor of my blog so here are the rules:

1. Create a Beso account, if you haven't already (literally takes 3 seconds)
2. Browse the site and favorite at least 10 items, you can favorite your most covet shops just by clicking here
3. Leave me a comment on this post with your Beso username

Giveaway ends in a week!

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Alexa's Walking, Walking and Walking Too!


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Adding Some Flare

(Pixie Knit Wear sweater, Rue De Jeans, Chanel bag, Vintage Ray-Ban sunglasses)

I wore this to a meeting recently and I am obsessed with these jeans! The high waist with a flare totally elongates the body. Flares used to scare me, but this dark gray pair is a modern take on the 60's style. Paired them with a cropped knit sweater and my favorite shades. I cannot stop wearing these vintage Ray-bans that my mom picked up for me one weekend at a vintage boutique. I wonder if they still sell this smaller shape?

Anyways, this week has been SO HECTIC! I am in the midst of moving to NYC for work and of course working on some really exciting projects at the same time. All I know is that I will be flying back and forth from NYC to LA and vice versa quite a lot. Gotta get used to the 6 hour flight hehe! One thing though I'm beyond excited about being able to work in NYC, is how much closer I am to Dylana! So crazy how things work out! We will both be east coasting it from now on!!

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Knocksteady TV Video Interview

I recently did a video interview for Knocksteady TV, hosted by the adorable Angela of the fashion site, Benches and Chandeliers. I felt very comfortable having her interview me in my home! The whole Knocksteady.com crew was so sweet! They followed me around these past few months, documenting a bit of my journey as a model and a blogger. It is a little sneak peek into my life, covering details to the current and future projects I am working on! Enjoy!

Watch the video here:

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Walking, Walking, and Walking Some More

(Wesley Mason's Military Jacket, H&M Denim Jacket, American Apparel Stripe Shirt, Society of Rational Dress Brown Leather Skirt, Opening Ceremony Boots, Karen Walker Sunglasses, Fossil Bag)

The best part about packing for a move is when you find a bunch of stuff you forgot you had. In this case, it was Wesley Mason's military jacket which he found stuffed into his Apple computer packaging box alongside all of his clothes back from his Abercrombie days. I managed to salvage this one and wore it right away which was two days ago when I went to my school's Spring Show. I was amazed by all the talented people I go to school with. I definitely have a love and hate relationship with my expensive school but I have to say, we do have a lot of talented artists.
If you're in SF, you should def. stop by the AAU Sping Show. Below are some of my favorites.

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A Sunday in the South of Philly!

With my sister Dylana!

(Vintage dress, Mango leather jacket/scarf/bag, Vintage boots)

Always wearing these vintage RayBans!

I love when these girls smile! (Kim and Dylana)

On the way to the Italian Festival!!

Bumped into a vintage garage sale! Dylana scored this coat for $20!

It was crazy busy at the Italian market. Loud thumping music and lots and lots of food! LOVED IT!

Spinach pizza at Lorenzos!

It got sooo hot! Had to grab some iced tea :)


Kangaroo? Turtle? YUM

HAHA. pigs.

(a mix of photos by me and Kim)

Our new Philadelphia friend, the adorable and oh so stylish Kim, took Dylana and I took us down to the south of Philly for a visit to the Italian Festival which happens only once a year. I'm so happy that it happened to be occurring the weekend I was there. It was like a massive street party. There were people EVERYWHERE and the DJ was playing really awesome loud music. I just wanted to get up and dance! There were numerous street vendors selling fresh fruit, any poultry you want (did i tell you about kangaroo?!), and booze (lots of booze). I fell in love with the little mom n pop shops. During our walk there, we even stumbled upon a cute vintage garage sale. Dylana picked up that amazing leopard coat. As for the weather, the sun was out for the first time that weekend and it was humid. It left us craving iced tea and large slices of pizza! Ended our evening thrift shopping in the charming Old City before heading back to Kim's for a night of burgers, beers, and lots of laughter. There really couldn't have been a better way to spend a Sunday in Philadelphia!

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