late afternoon

A Welcome Escape

(photos by Liz) Spent New Year's in Santa Cruz with Liz, Jennie, our boys, and our pups -- had such an amazing weekend! These photos were taken on the ranch where we stayed (belongs to the family of Liz's boyfriend, Sam). It was a welcome escape from the city to say the least! Vineyards, forests, and the closest thing I've seen to a farm, piled upon acres and acres of land. So beautiful. Check out photos from New Years Eve on my facebook page! <3 *head to toe: Free People sweater, Alice + Olivia velvet leggings, Steve [...]

By |2011-01-04T20:32:57+00:00January 4th, 2011|LIFESTYLE, OnTheRacks|29 Comments

Stilts on a Stoop

These are the shoes I told you about here. I decided to give them the debut they deserve and wear 'em out to ChicSocial - the Chictopia x Crossroads shopping event this week. I sipped cosmos and chitchatted with Liz of Late Afternoon and Kristine of Eli Presentacion - two lovely, talented bloggers I have befriended along the way. I was delighted to find a great pair of high-wasted shorts & an incredible vintage Vivienne Westwood fanny pack... it's exactly what I've been looking for. I mean, seriously, how awesome to not have to lug around my giant purse!  So glad it's almost the weekend. Tomorrow Blake [...]

By |2010-05-20T21:05:55+00:00May 20th, 2010|EXPERIENCES, LIFESTYLE, OnTheRacks|7 Comments

Not just shopping, it’s social.

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of attending the Shop Social event hosted by Chictopia and DNA.  The soiree was held at San Francisco's swanky W hotel - the perfect location for an evening of shopping and mingling.  The drinks were flowing, DJ was spinning, and the discounted clothing/jewelry, plentiful - my kind of party.  By the end of the night I was pleased to walk away with a new bird necklace, Dimepiece tee, and... a slight buzz. A successful evening, if you ask me!         While the wine and apparel were great, the highlight of my [...]

By |2010-09-06T16:36:53+00:00April 24th, 2010|EXPERIENCES, LIFESTYLE, OnTheRacks|6 Comments