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10 Best :: Pastel Pieces for Spring

Lavender, periwinkle, mint, blush…you know the shades. Those yummy sorbet colors are oh-so-sweet and seem to be everywhere this time of year. Today’s round-up was first inspired by these obsession-worthy platform sandals, but further research concluded that just about any pastel-colored clothing and accessories are virtually irresistible. Click through for 10 of our favorites, and… read more


Pretty Simple :: Eye Candy

Bright blues and greens were all over the runways at the NYFW Spring 2014 shows, and I think we will continue to see these oceanic colors all through the summer. Martha Lynn here, and if you are too timid to go full on 80’s with a bold eye shadow combo, a soft shimmer of color… read more


Pretty Simple :: Put A Bow On It

Start date night off right with a classic look that is the perfect ode to the sweet romance that ensues on Valentine’s Day. Martha Lynn here, and we’ve got you covered for a timeless Valentine’s Day half-up, half-down style. In my opinion, nothing’s more romantic than cascading curls topped off with a pretty bow. The unexpected combination of… read more


Double Take :: The Chambray Shirt

In my work as a stylist, I am always trying to come up with new ways to wear classic pieces. So, we are launching a new column to explore just that. We have deemed it Double Take, and each month, we will ask two people with totally different approaches to dressing to share how they… read more


My Life, Styled :: Winter Pastels

Remember this time last year when neon was all the rage?  Well, it’s time to trade in those bright Cambridge satchels for something a little softer.  Pastels were seen floating down the spring runways of Burberry, Jason Wu, and Prabal Gurung, and just because spring hasn’t yet sprung, doesn’t mean you can’t begin incorporating them into your wardrobe… read more


Olympic Style Through the Years

Olympic Opening Ceremony ensembles have humble beginnings as stepped up takes on simple activewear, and then…Ralph, Giorgio, and Stella got involved turning the OC and the athletes’ gear around their sports into much anticipated fashion events. Even though some of the Opening Ceremony looks are often critiqued for their over the top styles that would… read more


Pretty Simple :: Conceal and Correct

It is the holy grail of makeup —  that “I’m not wearing makeup” makeup look. Martha Lynn here, and I personally have always had to fight dark circles around my eyes, so you can be sure that on any given day I have some sort of concealer on. In fact, I think it was my quest for… read more


My Life, Styled :: The Griffith Observatory

Some days just beg you to get outdoors, don’t they?  We’ve been having an unusually warm winter here, and it has a lot of people complaining about the record high temps during what are supposed to be the chillier months. But honestly: we live in Southern California… winter is not part of the deal. Personally, I’m… read more


Pretty Simple :: French Twist

It’s official: awards season is here! And there’s nothing quite like the red carpet to get the little girl in me to fantasize about cascading ball gowns, show-stopping high heels, and of course, trend setting hair and makeup. I love seeing how Hollywood starlets take classic, glamorous looks and give them a youthful, laid-back update.… read more


My Life, Styled :: Shopping Silver Lake

With just 11 weeks until this little girl’s due date, January is shaping up to be a busy month! Between styling projects, blog shoots, and working on this little one’s nursery, it feels like I’m constantly out shopping these days. While malls can be a super convenient one-stop shop, I’ve been challenging myself to explore… read more


10 Best :: Golden Globe Dresses

If you ask me, trimming 40 years worth of Golden Globe gowns down to my favorite 10 borders along impossible (I could have chosen at least five just from last night!)… but since the kick-off of award season has me feeling fired up, I thought I’d take on the challenge. Nothing brings me more joy than watching… read more