CIHT_2.2.16_043Every year at the start of February our sleepy little beach town turns into a Hollywood scene for the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Spotlights light up the sky and there’s a buzz around town not to mention a boatload of good flicks and parties. UGG Australia invited us to attend this year and we gladly accepted. Being a born and bred Santa Barbara local I pride myself in knowing some of the best stops for food, shopping and sweet treats of course, so I thought I’d share a little diary of our SBIFF experience. Click to read more >


The blazer. A piece so essential a wardrobe misses something without one, at least in my world, which is why I have a handful. They all serve a different function and vibe. One adds a dose of cool with leather sleeves while another gives a nod to classic menswear—as if I yanked it straight from my grandfather’s closet. Click to read more >

hatch-cashmere-dress-could-i-have-that-4Two things that make February special: one, getting cozy in cashmere, and two, letting pink have a moment. When I got my hands on this cashmere dress by Hatch, it immediately felt like a breath of fresh air and the perfect piece to ease into Spring. Click to read more >

CIHT_12.15.15_089Fact: I own a snowboard. Truth: I wouldn’t call myself a snowboarder. In fact I might be the furthest thing from one. I haven’t been down a ski slope in over four years now and I can’t say I feel any ounce of FOMO (translation for my mom: fear of missing out). Click to read more >

hatch-2Below 60º is cold for this California girl. I’m admittedly a big baby when it comes to winter, well as “winter” as it gets here on the West Coast. This year feels particularly cooler than last and I’ve been finding creative ways to add an extra layer. Click to read more >


With the New Year in full swing, life has picked up speed again and the days have returned to a chocked full schedule, to-do lists, meetings, plans on top of plans and juggling family needs. Back to the grind we go. But this year I’m going in with some new tools to manage the stress and pressure that comes along with it all. Click to read more >