For Every Occasion

Last night Erica and I were lucky enough to preview Free People‘s collection of 6 beautiful limited edition party dresses, each specially designed and handcrafted by a different in-house designer. Only 50 of each were made and starting today, they are available online. As soon as I saw the white dress with the blue and green details, I immediately sent an image to one of my dearest friends who is getting married in Puerto Rico next spring. She must wear this dress on her wedding day!


Montaña Mágica Lodge

Montaña Mágica Lodge, also known as Magic Mountain Lodge, is located within Huilo Huilo, a 232 square mile natural reserve in southern Chile. Covered in rainforest moss and vines, this manmade volcano-like structure spews water and is only accessible by a monkey bridge. And if this isn’t sufficiently magical and surreal, outside are hot tubs, carved from hollowed out tree trunks, with ideal vantage points for wildlife sightings. Honestly? WTF.


DIY Chainmail Necklace

Did you know that chainmail was the earliest form of metal armor and was invented as early as 300BC by the ancient Celts? Used as protective armor for centuries by multiple cultures, it’s still being made today – often in the form of jewelry. It’s a method I was determined to teach myself years ago as a jewelry designer and I’m so excited to share the most simple chainmail necklace tutorial. Don’t let the process intimidate you, it’s actually quite easy! So grab your pliers and let’s get medieval . . .

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