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

TAKE A STYLE ADVENTURE

I love a style adventure. Lately, I’m sick of all girls looking the same on Instagram: ruffle shirts, off the shoulder tops, printed rompers… it’s fast fashion and no effort. Stop trying to dress like an influencer or a celebrity and dress like yourself! The goal of my blog has always been to show my … Continue Reading

HOW TO GET YOUR SUMMER BODY READY…IS BULLSHIT

How to get your swimsuit body ready? How to get your bikini body? How to get a gorgeous body for the summer? You see these posts all over social media and on covers of magazines this time of year. These phrases used to be a big source of dread to me, because I believed I … Continue Reading

CULOTTE COOL

Culottes: The once a dreaded childhood silhouette has turned into a mainstay on the fashion scene thanks to a simple, carefree fit. From chambray to floral to waist-bag style, these relaxed pants are versatile for workplace cool to vacation style, and can accent a thin frame and style a curvy one. As much as I … Continue Reading