I'm just mad about Saffron. Saffron's mad about me.
Our time in Monterey is coming to an end and we are making the most of our last three weeks on the peninsula. We are looking forward to next cross country road trip and our subsequent relocation to Washington DC. I spent the Obama years going to graduate school within the Beltway and subsequently working [...]
for Part I... Hotel Boulderado was the ideal place to take a eighteen hour pit stop while we were in Colorado. The hotel historian, Laurel, gave us a tour of the property and with that, copious insight on the history of the hotel. The historic plans of the residential floors were slightly different than the floor [...]
While Jamie and I were in Palm Springs, I found the most fantastic vintage store adjacent to the place we had Sunday brunch. The Frippery is a vintage lover's gold mine. Post-brunch, I dragged Jamie and my maid of honor who was also in Palm Springs, in the store. While Jamie went out on a mission [...]
About three weeks ago, I was introduced to Figleaves. It seems that the online retailer also has a private label of which offers - drumroll s'il vous plaît - long torso tank suits. I am thirty-something and feel as though I have aged out of the two piece swimsuit market. Sidebar: My husband and Jamie were making fun [...]
Did anyone else catch this particular Lilly Pulitzer dress showing up on their Instagram feed on more than one lady's Easter post? No doubt it is a great dress, so great in fact, that I purchased the Goop version of the style just last year and when the collection went on markdown. Luckily the general public's aversion [...]
As mentioned in my Shopping Moratorium four weeks ago, I starting poking around on eBay for vintage pieces in my favorite preppy brands: Lilly Pulitzer, J.Crew, Vineyard Vines (or at least as vintage as I could get as it is barely twenty years old), and Brooks Brothers. Ever since I found the best Brooks Brothers dress from [...]