Fashion Experimenting on Vacation


This is the first year that I have been up to my elbows in work, personal projects, and other fantastic events that (unfortunately) are keeping me in Santa Cruz for the whole summer. While I'll have to settle for a staycation, I'm going to dress like I'm on vacation and try out looks that are outside of my day-to-day wardrobe.

For inspiration, I’m turning to some of my favorite international blogs:,, and

One thing these foreign sites all have in common is a sense of style that pushes boundaries, which is a great thing to do when you're on vacation and won't see a familar face every time you turn a corner. I'll be trying these ideas at home, but when you're out seeing the world this summer do this: incoporate a small statement piece into your wardrobe, boldly mix and match prints, and add a bold lip that you'd never be gutsy enough to try at home.