Yesterday at the Huntington Library Rodarte presented their Fall/Winter 2019 collection. The collection was colorful, full of sequins and inspired by California where Kate and Laura Mulleavy grew up. The gowns were dramatic, feminine and dreamy.  Celebrity guests included, Diane Keaton, Tracee Ellis Ross, Brie Larson,  Dakota Fanning, Angela Basset, Mackenzie Foy, John C. Reilly, and Elijah Wood The hair and makeup was vibrant and full glam, the looks were created by James Kaliardos from Nars and the lead hairstylist was Odile Gilbert. The details of the manicures were so softy and dreamy. They were done with Morgan Taylor nail polish. They were frosted pastels accented with pearls at the cuticle and glittery ruby red nails to match the eyes, lips and hair accessories. Morgan Taylor used shades of pearlized pale pink Follow The Petals, frosted white Adorned In Diamonds, holographic lavender It’s Lit! and glittery red Rare As Rubies, Morgan Taylor lead artist Steph Stone created sexy, pointed, almond manicures…

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Chinese New Year this year is Feb 5th and we celebrate it until Feb 19th. In our culture we have a lot of traditions and superstitions that we believe in to prepare for the new year. Chinese New Year is also known as Spring Festival. This year is the year of the pig which means 2019 will be filled with family gatherings and hopes for good fortune. Famous people born in year of the pig are Henry Ford, Ronald Reagan, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Hilary Clinton. One tradition that almost everyone knows is that we wear red on Chinese New Year. Wearing read symbolize’s good luck and prosperity. Gift giving is red envelopes called a Hongbao is filled with money and that is given to children and employers give red envelopes to employees. When you are giving money in a red envelope money is new bills, and never given in the…

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I love a good staycation! I recently spent three days in Conejo Valley. If you aren’t familiar with the Conejo Valley it’s Malibu, Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills and Newbury Park. It’s a short drive from LA and Orange County and if you love hiking and exploring new areas it’s a must visit. You can escape to a really pretty area without having to go to far. I do love lounging around when I go on vacation but I really love exploring cities and seeing what they have to offer. We stayed at the Sheraton in Aguora Hills and the bed was so comfy that I probably could’ve slept the entire day. The location of the hotel is really convienant to everything and makes it the perfect place to stay. I was really excited to explore Conejo Valley because the only city I was really familiar with was Malibu. There are…

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