With the holiday weekend here, it feels like spring has arrived. I adore the season. There’s something romantic and exciting about spring. Flowers are blooming, birds are singing and the weather shows the promise of warm summer days ahead.
I haven’t taken part in any Easter traditions since I was little, but I still remember how much fun it was to put on a pretty new dress to hunt down eggs filled with treats in the park. It makes me want to put on a ridiculous floral dress and host a garden tea party…Instead, we will be hosting a Game of Thrones season three viewing party with friends and I can’t wait.
Hope you had a wonderful weekend! xx
Last week, my boyfriend and I went on our annual Palm Springs trip to watch some professional tennis, hike, eat Mexican food and visit The Living Desert (an animal reserve). We spent plenty of time in our hotel’s hot tub, while taking in beautiful desert mountain views and clear blue skies. It was refreshing to get out of the city and away from our apartment for a few days.
I was attracted to the mod-inspired, geometric print of this dress and its easy, versatile style. I can dress it up or down. With sneakers, the dress was comfortable for a full day spent exploring the animal reserve. I wore it later with dressy platform wedges for dinner. The dress felt like a perfect fit for our desert resort retreat.
Dress: c/o Banana Republic (from the new Mad Men collection), sneakers: Jack Purcell, bag: Longchamp.
Here are a few photos from my recent trip to Vancouver. As I mentioned in the last post, I adore the city. I was able to explore Vancouver during a trip earlier this year seen here and here and going back last week was a treat. Some of my favorite things about the area are the water and port city feel, intimate shops, especially the home decor ones, its greenery (though due to lots of rain) and modern clean aesthetics in its hotels and restaurants.
Views from a walk along the seawall.
A vintage inspired hat shop in Yaletown.
A sign of spring: vibrant tulips in bloom.
I loved the modern light fixtures in this home decor boutique.
The cozy spot I couldn’t get away from inside my Opus Hotel room.