Friday Favorites: My Selections from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

It’s one of the most wonderful times of the year. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is upon us once again, and the deals are oh-so sweet. As the weeks lead up to the start of the annual sale, I always keep my eyes peeled for a few items to update my wardrobe for the upcoming fall […]

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Friday Favorites: Espadrilles

I get so excited for the warmer weather for a lot of reasons: being outside more, seeing the blooms open up, going to the beach, and of course the fashions. One category in my spring/summer wardrobe that has become an absolute staple in my closet are espadrilles. Over the last few years, I have bought […]

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The Swimsuits I Wore in Kennebunkport, Maine

You might not know this, but I love swimsuits. Which is funny because I do not regularly frequent the beach or pool in the warmer months, and I am vehemently anti-sun 😂. Nevertheless, I love to have a few options in the wings whenever a beach invitation or vacation arrises. I got quite a few […]

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Friday Favorites: Blue and White

There is no other color combination that make me as happy as blue and white does. Putting on my art history cap for a minute, Chinese porcelain has a long history of trade between East Asia and the West. Before the East-West trade existed, the highest-quality porcelain was reserved only for Chinese royalty. When trade […]

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Christian Dior Fall 2020 Couture Show & its Connection to Art History

Paris Haute Couture Week is usually a glitz-filled extravaganza that feels like a combination of a party at Jay Gatsby’s and the red carpet of the Academy Awards. Everyone from celebrities, influencers, socialites, journalists, and fashion heavyweights descend on French capitol vying for ultra-coveted invitations to the main event: the haute couture fashion shows. Haute […]

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A Florentine Photoshoot

As the weeks in my beloved city were dwindling down, one of the ways I wanted to memorialize my time was with professional photos. As I’m sure you saw, last summer I was posting to my Instagram constantly with photos of my adventures that my friends would take of me, almost always taken on my […]

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One Weekend in the Amalfi Coast

“Put a compass to paper and trace a circle. Then tell me which other country has such a concentration of places like Amalfi, Naples, Ischia, Procida, Sorrento, Positano, and Pompeii, and Capri” – Diego Della Valle One thing that this quarentine has definitely made us do is reminisce and reflect on what used to be. […]

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A Very Special Florentine Souvenir

Want to know a secret? I was actually thinking to write this article in the fall, and started writing one but scrapped it because I thought the time frame had passed. The past few days of writing, I obviously said “to heck with that”, and now here we are. This post is all about my […]

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A Curated Guide to Florence, Italy

I am so so SO excited to finally publish this article that I have put so much of my time, passion, and experience into. Before I even went to Florence, I knew this was the #1 article I wanted to create to share what I think is the “best of” this magnificent city, and the […]

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My Favorite Churches in Florence

During my Italian summer, I found that one of the most important aspects of the culture is their strong connection, history, and reverence to their religion. Roman Catholicism has been the national religion of Italy for centuries, and throughout history Italian life centered around their faith. When the world didn’t have scientific explanations for natural […]

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