easy linen dress

Still on a linen kick! In case you missed Wednesday’s post talking about my short suit obsession, linen is one of my favorite fabrics for summertime. It’s so breezy, casual and effortless, don’t you think? If you recognize this linen dress , it’s probably because I already own it in white! It’s such a great everyday staple – the longer...Read More →
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the best kate spade dresses for spring

When I saw the embroidered flowers on this striped shirtdress , I knew it would be perfect for my Japan trip! Even though we barely missed Sakura season, the embroidery reminds me of the cherry blossoms you see throughout the country at the turn of the season. As you’ll see from most of my dress choices on this...Read More →
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surprise sale!

I originally had this post all planned for Friday, but I had to move it up when I saw this dress is on sale for a limited time! The surprise sale started yesterday and ends tomorrow night at midnight, and I didn’t want you guys to miss out on getting this cutie 30% off. While I’ve been feeling a bit...Read More →
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important things to know when traveling to japan

If you’ve never been to Japan, there are a bunch of things you need to know before heading off on your adventure. Luckily, we knew about a few of these before we left, but some we didn’t and wished we had! I thought it might be helpful to share those with you so you won’t...Read More →

kyoto city guide

Happy Saturday, everyone! Last week I brought you my Tokyo City Guide , and this weekend I’m back with the next city from our travels: Kyoto . Here in my Kyoto City Guide, you’ll find my favorite places we ate, best things to do around town, and tips for finding the right place to stay in this bustling city...Read More →

fushimi inari // the orange shrine

One Kyoto must is to visit Fushimi Inari. This bright orange shrine features a long corridor of torii gates leading right up to the base of a mountain (also called Inari). The hallway made of these brilliant vermilion gates is pretty famous, so I’d be surprised if you’d never seen a photo before! Once you’ve...Read More →
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exploring eastern kyoto

Eastern Kyoto is full of incredible temples and shrines, so we decided to spend a full day exploring them! It really wasn’t enough time either – there are some cute shops and stops along the way that captured our attention as we went along, so we actually had to go to two of the temples...Read More →
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cat ears in kyoto

First, can we please talk about my iPhone case ?! I found this little cutie while wandering the streets in Harajuku (Tokyo). It’s truly my favorite souvenir from my trip (see all of them here !). When I first went searching online to see if it was available, I found NOTHING. But this week I got a little more creative with my...Read More →
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arashiyama // bamboo forest & monkey park

One of my favorite things we did in Japan was to visit Arashiyama. Just a short 45 minute train ride from Kyoto, Arashiyama packs a lot of fun into one easy day trip! Here you’ll find the Bamboo Forest, Monkey Park and a bunch of stunning gardens and temples. You’ll also find a pretty sizeable river...Read More →
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