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

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

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