I’ve lived most of my life in Santa Barbara—born and raised—but it wasn’t until I left for college and traveled to Europe that I realized how special it really was. From the idyllic beaches to Spanish-style architecture everywhere, it really is a gem of a spot that makes for a pretty epic backdrop everywhere you go. So where are the best spots to snap a Santa Barbara photo? I’m going to share all my location secrets with you. Click to read more >

In the summer we have bikinis, in the fall/winter months we have our coats. And even though I’m a (southern) California girl through and through, I still love making a statement with my outerwear. And considering I’m the girl that’s always cold, a cozy layer is essential. Click to read more >