Sea Breeze

floral kimono blouse, c.o. la petite marmoset vintage // dress, c.o. sugarlips apparel // sunglasses, ray ban // belt, vintage // purse, vintage coach // shoes, jeffrey campbell {via crossroads trading co}
I love the cut out back on this piece! It gives the shift style dress a more feminine touch.
I often stray from pinks {especially neons}, though I decided on trying something new. I'm glad I did, because I love this dress to pieces. Thank you, Sugarlips Apparel, for the lovely gift!
rings, assorted // gold watch, michael kors // bracelets, j.crew
Snapped these photographs a few days ago with my close friend, Ahmed. 
We spent the day catching up and cracking jokes; much needed after our long semesters of studying and isolation.
We visited one of my favorite beaches, nestled within China Camp State Park. 
Littered with timeworn boats and a creaky old fishing dock, the place has no shortage of history or character.
I remember the times I visited this beach with my grandmother and sister. 
We would kayak the bay, and find ourselves after, exhausted, seated on the shore. Misted with saltwater, with bay mud between our toes, we drank homemade lemonade and bathed in afternoon sun. 
It's odd to see a memory so vivid, captured in the same place my feet now lay, more than ten years later. 
Though the beach may lack fine sand and crashing waves, it will always remain my favorite, 
its history to parallel my past days enjoying the warmth of its pebbled shore.
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Quite a bit of exciting news: I'm moving in with my inexplicably wonderful boyfriend, Brendan! 
By the end of this month, we'll have begun building a home. Words cannot describe the joy I'm feeling around all of this. I feel so blessed to take the next step with such a beautiful person, and look forward to our futures together.
I'm also starting my sleeve tomorrow! I'll make sure to show the progress on here {once it's healed, of course}.
Last {but certainly not least} Brendan & I are celebrating our one year anniversary. He's whisking me off to Monterey for the weekend, where we will enjoy a lovely bed&breakfast, and of course, visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium! 
Many annoying tourist-esque events will occur while there, something I not so secretly enjoy doing when visiting new places.
I'm beyond excited for the next few days! You can follow my weekend shenanigans on Instagram.


  1. I love everything about this outfit, I've been searching for a kimono like this for sooo long!

  2. I'm "feeling" you so exited about yor "next step with Brendan..I'm happy for you!

  3. Very cute kimono!

    xo Jennifer


  4. You look beautiful!(:


  5. Lovely photos! That jacket is amazing and the dress looks great on you

  6. Love this look! You look amazing.

    Kate from Clear the Way

  7. I haven't visited in a while, but of course you are still looking beautiful as usual! So many exciting things happening for you :). Yayyyy! BTW I need that kimono in my life hehe.



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