Thursday, September 19, 2013

Laduree



My first time visiting Laduree in London! So pretty, so delicious! I got rose, chocolate coconut with marshmallow filling, pistachio, and dark chocolate!



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Monday, August 5, 2013

The Proms and Madison

Hello!
So, I've posted a bit more photos than I usually like to, but I couldn't resist. The London skyline was looking beautiful and the city was so alive! My lovely boyfriend surprised me with a trip to the BBC Proms! We went to Prom 4 and it was fantastic! I always feel so luxuriously listening to classical music. First we went to dinner at the the rooftop bar and restaurant Madison! It was so, so, soooo delicious!
Hope you enjoy!

What I wore:
Ice blue Zara blouse
White Zara pants
and nude wedges







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Sunday, July 21, 2013

Al Fresco Birthday Fun!



It's been a lovely birthday weekend filled with friends and fun! Harry and I have been just about everywhere this week and there will be many more posts to come! We had a lovely garden party with the most fabulous dessert spread. I was amazed! Almond biscotti cookies, lemon tart, peaches in champagne and a lovely cheese spread. I wore a floral print shirt from Zara and just a casual pair of white skinny jeans, simple but classy! Hope you enjoy the photos! 




Blouse- Zara
White Skinny Jeans- Zara
Scarf- Zara





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Monday, June 24, 2013

Vacation in Los Angeles: The Getty Villa




Hi!
     I am finally back from my two week vacation in Los Angeles. It was so much fun, but too busy to post. So now that I have the time I will do a mini Los Angeles vacation series including my sister's Bat Mitzvah and my graduation! 
     These photos were taken at the Getty Villa (not to be confused with the Getty Center). The once home of oil mogul Paul Getty was commissioned by Getty himself to be modeled after the Villa de Papiri in Naples, in order to house his growing antiquities collection! To be quite honest we didn't even go into the museum, the grounds and gardens were so luscious we had plenty to amuse ourselves with! I would highly recommend taking a visit here and having a light lunch at the villa!
     As there is always marine layer in Santa Monica (my home!) and Malibu I wore statement print pants in a more subdued color, a white tee and a white blazer. Just to jazz it up a bit I wore a rhinestone  necklace. I always wanted trousers like these, but was too scared, but hopefully I have pulled it off!? 
P.S. Sorry for the audio guide in my hand we were taking a tour of the gardens!
xoxo


Pants- Primark
Tee- Zara
Blazer- H&M (seriously the best blazer out there!)
Sandals- Zara
Necklace- Forever21
Handbag- River Island

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Sunday, June 2, 2013

Busy, Busy!

I have been so incredibly busy lately. Decorating the new flat has taken all of my energy and time, but we did sneak away for champagne lunch at Yo Sushi! So delicious!

What I wore, but you can't really see: Sea foam green, front racerback crop top from Zara and dark denim skinny jeans from Forever21. My new lipstick? Vicious Violet from Barry M.! So obsessed!
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Friday, May 10, 2013

Locked out

Hi guys I just wanted to apologize. I am locked out of my blog on my computer!! Hopefully, I can get on soon and post :) 
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Monday, April 15, 2013

The Hunter


       I am obsessed with the style that comes from the British countryside, so anything that includes hunting, horse riding (ie hunting jackets, equestrian boots, jodhpur leggings and plaids!), so its obvious why I would love this jacket. It is a truly elegant twist on the hunting/army jacket favorite. Although every online blogger loves the army jacket with the leather sleeves, it is getting a bit overplayed, which is why this cream, tweed sleeved twist is a style must! I paired it with leggings and my riding wellies, that I always talk about, and a cream plaid scarf. Warm and cozy!




Jacket- Zara
Scarf- Forever 21
Leggings- Zara
Boots- Coach


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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Red, White and Blue!





So, I didn't hand pick this outfit specifically for the blog, but I thought it was very fitting! We were in Beverly Hills today to take photos for the family and this was part of my outfit. Hope you all enjoy! Viva Americana!



Blouse- Zara
Shorts- Zara Trf
Shoes- Fioni from Payless!
Watch- Michael Kors
Bracelet- Banana Republic
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

London Calling!

Hi everyone!

I am so sorry for the lack of posts! I have been preparing to move to London on the 29th and it has been crazy! I have to say though, that despite all of the hard work I am so excited and I can't wait to get back to shooting outfits for the blog! 

 Tell me what you guys think about moving to LONDON and your British fashion must-haves!

My favorite site in London, especially at night :)  


Me and the boyfriend, can't wait!
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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

New Buys!

Hi,
Since its been finals, it's been a bit tough finding time to do some outfit posts, so I thought I'd do a post on some of my recent purchases! The first piece is the Michael Kors Camille crystal encrusted bracelet. watch. It was in my last two posts and is a great statement piece! Although, very pricey its so stylish and clean. Despite its excessive bling it can indeed by dressed up and dressed down!



My second purchase are these super chic stilettos from Forever21. I call them my airport shoes, because they remind me of the super glamorous stilts that everyone seems to be rocking to the airport. As a frequent flyer, I don't personally understand the desire to wear painful shoes to somewhere you most probably will end up walking a mile, lugging around an obese tote bag (us shopaholics can not help but overpack), but I have to admit it looks gorgeous! These shoes are bang on trend with the metal detailing and ever so chic with the thin flat straps, which are popping up in every store, but my favorite part was the price!





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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Summer Simplicity




     The weather is fine and the sun is shinning in LA. So, I thought I'd take advantage of the summer fun, before I'm off to London at the end of March! I was so excited to find these shorts at Zara this weekend, I just had to have them. I think cut off, black, denim shorts are an essential! But, my favorite part about this outfit is the gold accents in the watch and shoes! You probably can't tell from any of my posts yet, but I love BLACK & GOLD. 




Shirt- Zara
Shorts- Zara, Trf
Watch- Michael Kors
Shoes- Dolce Vita


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Saturday, February 16, 2013

Las Vegas

So now that Valentine's Day is done its time to jet off for a weekend in Vegas! I chose a red open back body con dress from bebe! Hope you enjoy the look!    





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Monday, February 11, 2013

Romancing in Nude


      I LOVE Valentine's day! I love falling in love, being in love, and sharing my love! If I was able to go out with my boyfriend for Valentine's day, I would want to go to dinner at Clos Maggiore in London wearing this outfit! 
     I love the nude of this outfit because its romantic without being too childish. 
XX Kisses and love to all the bloggers out there and to my followers! You're the best!

Happy Valentine's Day xx




 Top- Zara
High waisted shorts- Topshop
Shoes- Steve Madden

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Thursday, February 7, 2013

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Liebster Award

First, I just want to say thanks to Katharina from http://showthestyle.blogspot.de/ for nominating me! So sweet! 
Sorry for the tons of writing, but I had a lot of fun answering questions! :)



11 Facts About Me:

1. I am from a really nice part of LA and I love it there- perfect weather!
2. I love anything pink and sparkly
3. I online window shop incessantly... and I am not exaggerating
4. My boyfriend lives in London and I am obsessed with English countryside style
5. I am a biology major
6. I love reading romantic comedy books that are far too young for someone my age.
7. Watching any kind of movie that is not upbeat and happy makes me depressed
8. I love to travel and have been to 17 different countries, a lot of them more than once! ... thus the name fashTRAV
9. If I could dress/live like Marie Antoinette for the rest of my life, I would 
10. At the moment, my goal is to have a nice big English house decorated in lots of damask
11. My closet is a museum of clothes!


11 Questions from Katharina:
1. Favorite label: I try not to have a favorite label or high end designer, because its really depressing, but I will say that I shop at Zara for everything and love Massimo Dutti.
2. Lipstick or Lipgloss: I recently fell head over heels for lipstick. Especially matte- my next shade to buy is orchid!
3. Which trend don't you like: I hate high-low chiffon skirts. I think we are gonna look back on them and be very confused! ie the scrunchy! 
4. Favorite Fast-Food: McDONALD'S- Sometimes when I am in the UK I wake my boyfriend up at 6 am to get pancakes at McDonald's- its my guilty pleasure.  
5. Favorite Colour: Pink. Pink. Pink. -mostly light pink though, not like fuchsia (yuck)
6. If you had only one month to live what would you still do: Travel, spend time with my boyfriend and family, and do crazy shopping at Chanel and Louis Vuitton! 
7. Apple or Samsung: Apple- in LA everything we own is mac
8. Favorite Movie: hmm... this is a hard one so I'll list a few! Notting Hill, Pretty Woman, About a Boy - I guess Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant hahah ... ooh and Love Actually!!!
9. Worst habit: My laziness and fear of failure- which results in me never trying anything
10. New York or London: Oh my god. I seriously could not decide. I think if you had to make me pick I would die attempting to do so!
11. How would you explain your look: Hopefully, chic! I like being classy and covered not too trendy. I like dark colors and sleek lines. RIDING BOOTS! are the sexiest piece of clothing!


11 Questions from Me (Leah) to the next recipients!
1. Where is your favorite place to travel to and why?
2. Where did you get your blog name from?
3. When did you feel like you first accomplished something as a blogger?
4.  How would you describe your style?
5. What is your funniest moment?
6. How did you start blogging?
7. If you could diversify your blog what else would you choose to post about?
8. What is your favorite food/meal?
9. What is your favorite movie?
10. Share a tip about blogging you wish you knew before!
11. What one question did you secretly wished I asked you and answer it!!! :)

My nominees: 
http://fashiongirl134.blogspot.com, http://fashionplaytime.blogspot.com, http://www.fashion-attacks.com, http://vevvs.devote.se, http://lapassionvoutee.blogspot.com, http://kisskissbyklee.blogspot.com

I am excited to read everyone's posts!! So please link me back so I can read! :)


Tell me what you think about some of the questions I got and answered! 



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Friday, February 1, 2013

Emerald - Pantone color of 2013!



      

Hello,
As I have recently fallen in love with emerald and it has been chosen as Pantone 2013 color of the year, I thought I would do a post. I love the color emerald because it oozes glamour! I saw this shirt a while ago at Zara when it first came out and had to have it then and there! Its great because its so versatile- dress it up down, autumn, winter, summer, it doesn't matter! Usually I wear this shirt with my everyday uniform- leggings, silk blouse, and riding boots, but I love dressing it up!

One of my other favorite parts about this look is the make-up! I was inspired by this look, which I adore, http://pinterest.com/pin/429812358157130727/ !!! Also, I did nails to match by OPI called An Affair in Red.

Thanks for looking and thanks for all the amazing people who help to make this blog possible! I promise to post more often from now on!

      


     

Blouse- Zara
Skirt- Zara
Necklace- borrowed
Ring- Lafonn  a gift from my amazing boyfriend
Bracelet- Swarovski also a gift from my boyfriend :)
Shoes- Steve Madden

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