HOW TO WEAR A BERET AND SLAY

This Fall, it’s all about drawing inspiration from hats to top off our perfectly curated, cozy outfits. Being a huge fan of Parisian style, I’m loving the way designers are borrowing from the French with berets strutting down the runway. Oui! My love affair with this trend started early. My grandmother always wore a silk … Continue Reading

POST- VACATION DETOX TIPS

Traveling teaches you more about yourself than any other experience. One lesson I’ve learned is that I have an endless capacity for croissants, wine and that my sweet-tooth only appears in Europe.  Indulging doesn’t require guilt, as you can quickly set yourself back on the healthy track once back home. After trips to Paris to … Continue Reading

HOW TO PACK FOR EUROPE WITH A CARRY-ON BAG

Hey guys! I’m back from Paris Fashion Week, enjoying my absolute favorite city in the world. Fourteen days in Europe in the Fall meant constructing an elegant—yet versatile—wardrobe for some warm days and potentially rainy nights. Lugging around overstuffed baggage is a definite no on cobbled streets overseas. Since I travel constantly throughout the year, … Continue Reading

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

HOW TO STYLE SEQUINS ALL DAY

Every woman loves a bit of sparkle in her outfit. But so often we only wear our glitzy pieces for a fancy dinner, date or another evening event. I’m here to tell you that you don’t have to save your sequins for after the sun goes down! When styled correctly, adding sequins can elevate any … 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