Autumn Favorites: Read, Sip, Wear, View.

Fall is a season I adore so much because, in many ways, it’s as simple as the pumpkin spice latte is basic (sorry PSL lovers, personally not a fan). Autumn may not be as spontaneous or comforting as its seasonal siblings, Summer and Winter, but it is the time when life resumes to order, productivity and perhaps new beginnings….

NYFW Recap: N[all pieces]SFW

Post summer blues is not a thing [for me]. Instead, I know what’s coming; the sun suddenly seeps through the seams of the garments hanging on the most renowned, top models of New York FashionWeek. All the hard work leading up until showtime abruptly boils down to a matter of minutes. And the next best thing to a…

Ana Strumpf: Trumps In Artistic Flare

“It all began in a very organic manner, unpretentiously, and ended up gaining a more defined shape, as people’s interest picked up.”-AS As a magazine connoisseur, I tend to hoard my collection of ‘zines way beyond practicality. Yet, something about those glossy pages, stacked oh so high, has become the standard little library in my humble abode….

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Think Pink.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, its time for us all to do what we can in an effort to spread awareness…even if it’s as little as wearing pink &spreading the word as to why. Here are some of the pink things I’ve incorporated or stumbled upon in my day-to-day… Pink Floyd Playlist… Find…

Trending: Metallic Tattoos.

say hello to my newest, favorite thing (currently trending–but I think, here to stay): metallic tattoos by Shine Designs. as many of you know, and as the blog suggests—anything of a golden hue is right up my alley…so, after seeing these sparkly, temporary tats on a number of my favorite bloggers, in magazines and on…

Fall ’14 Fashion Trends, according to Alex Yanez.

San Diego Magazine has me and my fellow intern doing all sorts of fun things… This past weekends assignment: attend a Fall Fashion Trend Report Show at Nieman Marcus—hosted by our own, Senior Editor  and Nieman Marcus’ very own Style Advisor, Alex Yanez. So much fun and even better when our editor won for the…

Mass Media Monday: ‘Net Finds + Fashion Favorites

i am loving this time of year… fall la la la la is always full of so many exciting things to come, including (but not limited to): a new semester, pumpkin spice everything, fashion week, film festivals & is holiday season seriously just around the corner !? with that said, as another semester as a…

Back-to-School Basics + Office Essentials.

Whew—what a week! Like many of you have recently experienced, sweet summertime came to a screeching halt and little dosages of reality were doled out…For me, twas in the form of nineteen, stimulating units (eeek—hi, last year of college!) and a brand-spanking-new, oh-so exciting internship with San Diego Magazine ! (!!!!!!) Dreams do come true—just…

5 (+) Things I’m Currently Loving…

1. Gratitude Journal Expressing gratitude is one of my favorite ways to stay grounded—no matter what phase of life there is always something to be thankful for…some days {for me} its as silly as Netflix series House of Cards, a smooch from my puppy, the existence of bubble gum or this pen& piece of paper—nonetheless,…

Trending In Spain: Sunnies + Shoes Were All The Rage.

Lets talk Spanish fashion… What I saw or what most rang my style radar on the streets of Spain were two things: sunnies and shoes. Time and time again my eyes were instantly drawn to the what the Spaniards were sporting on head and toe. In the form of shoes and sunglasses, I saw some of the…

What I Wore Wednesday.

Overdressing, I have now come to accept is a hobby of mine. And so, when the rare occasion strikes, I take full advantage. Hence, a new segment (I hope to keep up): What I Wore Wednesday.  There is no doubt that the fashion seed was planted by both of my ultra chic, fashion-adoring grandmothers !…

Mass Media Monday: Smorgasbord Of All The Things.

No time for hardly anything but writing papers these days—have been entirely disconnected from most everything pleasurable in life…but at the same time–of course, no complaints here…grateful & happy to be getting my degree…especially in something as continuously rad as media studies ! Just hit SUBMIT on one of my last final exam papers & nothing has ever…