7 STYLE LESSONS FROM NEW YORK FASHION WEEK YOU CAN WEAR NOW

New York Fashion Week is over and I truly enjoyed it. The vibe was bright, optimistic and colorful with a strong 70s and 90s influence. From an outsider’s perspective, NYFW may come across as over-the-top, out of touch and unrelatable, but, with a little imagination, you can translate trends from the runway into your closet. … Continue Reading

STYLIST LIFE: BTS CVLUX FALL 2017 COVER SHOOT

It’s finally here! I’m thrilled about this cover and editorial spread featuring my friend and first Style With Purpose guest, Danika Brysha! I had the pleasure and honor of styling her first cover, and I know this will be the first of many! The entire team was total magic from the photographer to my incredible … Continue Reading

HOW TO WEAR HAREM PANTS

Call them as you want — drop crotch, parachute style, billowy trousers or harem pants — but these bottoms are popping up in tons of cuts. Slouchy yet chic dressing has been taken to an entirely new level with these harem pants. Shockling flattering and super functional, they are a great addition to your wardrobe. … Continue Reading

3 LESSONS FROM DEBT-FREE WEDDING PLANNING

Year one. I can’t believe it’s been 365 days (and 2 weeks) since my husband Robin and I said “I do” in front of our family and friends in Ojai. It’s been a beautiful year for us as we’ve grown closer and stronger through our peaks and valleys. If you’ve been following Chataigne Style on … Continue Reading

20 STYLISH AND AFFORDABLE WORK BAGS

Finding the right work bag is tough. You want something that reflects your personal style, can fit your laptop, a pair of shoes if you commute, and possibly can transition to a gym bag too! If you rather spend your hard earned cash on travel over a flashy label then this post is for you! … Continue Reading

12 WHITE BLOUSES PERFECT FOR SUMMER

The white blouse for summer is a classic and you might already have a pair of white blouses in your closet. These garments look fabulous on sun-kissed skin especially in outfits from day to night, also to head to the office or date night. Elevate your summer style with a bright white peasant blouse or … Continue Reading

VERSATILE SKIRTS TO ADD TO YOUR WARDROBE

Figuring out what to wear for work shouldn’t be stressful. Your 9-to-5 attire should be comfy and versatile in case a happy hour or an impromptu date pops up. As I have gotten older, I don’t have a strict work or play attire anymore. I accessorize up or down within my capsule wardrobe. Whether you … Continue Reading

MANIFESTATION SECRETS FROM DANIKA BRYSHA

Manifest your dreams! Sounds easy, right? But how exactly do you do it? Some people pray and others meditate but does it really work? How do you really get results? A few weeks ago, Danika Brysha was a guest on Style With Purpose, and shared her manifestation secrets that she incorporates into her daily routine. … Continue Reading

THE STYLE OF SWITCHING CAREERS AND BEAUTY START UPS

  Have you ever wanted to create your own beauty product or switch career paths? Well then this week’s Style With Purpose episode is for you! Beauty expert and PreHeels co-founder Dana Ward has made the leap from being one of the executive producers of Clevver TV to a powerhouse entrepreneur in the start-up world. … Continue Reading

HOW TO MAKE YOUR OUTFIT STAND OUT

Switch up your style and embrace casual cool for your next meeting or off-duty look. This easy outfit has become one of my faves for those not-so-hot summer days that turn into fun summer nights. I usually avoid black pants like the plague, because they are so basic, but these culottes are fab, and add … Continue Reading