STYLE ME GRASIE » fashion & lifestyle blog by grasie mercedes


i quit

I loved working there but always knew if I didn’t try acting, I would one day regret it. So I QUIT!View full post »

brush your shoulders off

I’ll make this quick…I can not see an off the shoulder top without singing in my head:”Ladies isView full post »

brahmin southcoast

You know I’m all about that laid back vibe when it comes to fashion. Outfits that look like you didn’tView full post »

style me crush : take aim

Today’s crush is Michelle Madsen of Take Aim. She’s as chic as they come, with a minimalist aesthetic thatView full post »

florals and kicks

Pairing a floral dress with sneakers is my favorite new trend. Also, I love any trend that incorporates comfort.View full post »

think outside the dress box

I know deciding what to wear to a wedding can be stressful, but take it from me, what you wear, matters!View full post »

timex watches giveaway

I having an exciting giveaway for you today. I’ve partnered with Timex to gift one lucky winner TWO TimexView full post »

black + white stripes

Have I told you how much I love stripes lately? Of course I have because I’m obsessed! Black and white stripesView full post »

style me crush : thrifts & threads

Meet my latest style crush, Brittany Xavier from Thrifts & Threads!View full post »

video : top 3 trends for spring & summer

Spring is here and summer is just around the corner and these are the top 3 trends I’m super excited about!View full post »

little white dresses + dreams

They are simple, classic and chic; perfect for everything from running errands to Sunday brunch.View full post »

denim day

Today is Denim Day and I’m wearing GUESS denim in support of their partnering with Peace Over Violence.View full post »

shades of blue

Blue has always been a favorite color of mine, so why not go blue on blue?View full post »

jungle gurl vintage + swim

My bestie Natalie is the owner/designer of Jungle Gurl, an amazing swimwear line that now has gorgeous vintage piecesView full post »

candy striped dress

This candy striped d.r.a dress will definitely be on repeat this summer.View full post »

vamos a la playa

Vamos a la playa! Let’s go to the beach! I love this tank because it reminds me of how lucky I am to live in LA.View full post »

off to the desert

The time has come to head off to the desert for Coachella! Last year was the first time I actually attended theView full post »

splattered paint dress

It reminds me of the paintings I recently saw at The Broad; if you took this dress, framed it and threw it up on a wallView full post »

denim shorts and bodysuits

This weekend kicks off music festival season and everyone is gearing up to embrace their inner flower child and 90sView full post »

this cheetah print stole my heart

When I walked into Topshop recently and saw this cheetah print top, it was love at first sight. Cheetah plus stripes?!View full post »

polka dot skirt + originals

This time around, I wanted to change it up a bit, so I paired it with a simple black tank and my “onView full post »

how to wear cashmere in hotter weather

summer cashmere

I used to think cashmere was reserved for fall and winter and way too hot for spring and summer.View full post »

Michael Stars dress

mesh dress + retro vibes

I love experimenting with braids, twists and knots and I’m always pleasantly surprised when something works out.View full post »

hot pink nails on lace dress

girly feelings

It’s hard for me to be girly sometimes. As a child, I was always a tomboy and as an adult, surrendering to myView full post »

cropped jeans outfit

palm trees

If you follow my on Instagram, you know that palm trees are my jam, which is why I had to swoop up this shirt fromView full post »

safari chic

Safari chic is a thing y’all and very “hot” for spring, so I’m jumping on the trend.View full post »

floral tiger

Mixing prints is my fav and I love the way this floral bomber and tiger print purse compliment each other. It’sView full post »

palms print jumper for spring

spring jumper

Spring is officially here! I’m kicking it off with my new palm printed jumper from Finders Keepers; a greatView full post »

bloggers with natural hair

style me crush : bianca alexa

I discovered Bianca when I decided to go natural and her locks where my ultimate inspiration. My curls want to be herView full post »

dress for spring

transition to spring

Before I can plunge into spring florals and pastels, I like to ease into it with pieces that tease the new season.View full post »

all about the shoes

A statement pair of pumps can elevate a very simple outfit into something special.View full post »

denim jacket


I’ve taken the Canadian tuxedo to a whole new level with this look. Denim on denim on denim because why not?!View full post »


LA is absolutely beautiful this time of year and these pretty pink trees are all over the city.View full post »

waist tie yellow top

mustard : spicy brown or yellow?

The other night Damien and I went out for pastrami sandwiches at Greenblatt’s and had a 15 minute conversationView full post »

details saddle bag and desert sweater

desert sweater

This sweater makes me want to drive to Joshua Tree and go camping. I’ve never done that, but it sounds really,View full post »

paisley print maxi dress

easy breezy

A great maxi dress is the easiest way to get it together in an instant. That’s my favorite part of any dressView full post »

black and white swimsuit


When you live in Los Angeles, you don’t have to go far for a getaway experience.View full post »

layered look


As we move into spring, I’m moving away from coats, but not before giving some love to this Topshop score.View full post »

head to toe look casual friday

last bit of it

Who am I kidding with this outfit? It’s been in the 80s all week here in LA.View full post »

chambray top + printed pants street style

it’s banana

I’m usually way better at mixing and matching my brands, but I think these Banana pieces work perfectly together.View full post »


My uber-chic friend Katherine and her equally stylish sister Margaret have just launched a new line and it’sView full post »

new favorite shirt

I’m obsessed with it and have worn it non-stop since I purchased it two weeks ago. It comes in two other colorsView full post »


Theses are DL1961’s Farrow jeans in “Ringwald” and I love them. I especially love the name of theirView full post »

a day at nyfw

I ran around in this ensemble trying desperately to stay warm in the 7 degree weather. There is nothing moreView full post »

floral tunic + cardigan + black skinny jeans ootd

change of plans

There’s a big difference in packing for 2 nights in Providence and 5 nights in NY during fashion week! So,View full post »

twirling lbd

Just twirling around in my LBD. Also, playing with this socks + heels trend.View full post »

oversized blue coat + black skinny jeans + sneakers

casual monday

I want to be comfortable when traveling, but I’m not down with looking a mess. My solution? Wear my stretchiestView full post »

rydell high school t-shirt from Grease


I posted the longest Instagram caption in history! Or at least the longest in my history. And because I’m stillView full post »

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who what wear collection

So, in the spirit of fashion week, I styled my favorites from the collection to put together a look that I think isView full post »

valentine’s day fiesta

My first date with Damien was at a Mexican restaurant here in LA. Since that magical night, when we fell in love overView full post »

varsity jacket ootd street style

varsity jacket

So, with my city slicker education, I missed out on that whole thing. You know, that thing, when you date a boy andView full post »

ny / la

I’m an east coast girl living a west coast life and this sweatshirt says it all.View full post »

fresh faced

On this day, I felt like going for a muted look, something clean and natural.View full post »

can’t believe that worked

One of the most gratifying things for me is when I put two articles of clothing together that I think won’t workView full post »

moto love

It’s just one of those pieces; it will never go out of style and will (hopefully) fit for life.View full post »


People love to throw the word “hipster” around, but I want to give some love to the “prepster.”View full post »

statement pants

Happy Friday! I got my party pants on and I’m ready for the weekend!View full post »


My favorite thing in the world is when people think I’m still in my 20s…View full post »

clean slate

If I worked in an office, this would be my business wear. Professional yet chic, cozy yet polished.View full post »

that coat tho

I currently have 7 faux fur coats/jackets in my wardrobe, someone call faux PETA, because I clearly have a problem!View full post »

winter lace

I love white lace especially during the winter; it’s such a delicate contrast to the season.View full post »


Over the weekend I watched a Netflix documentary called “Fresh Dressed” and it was fantastic. It was allView full post »

hello 2016

It’s amazing how invincible you feel in your 20s, then you hit your 30s and everything starts slowly fallingView full post »

happy new year!

Ever notice that at every party you’ve ever been to or thrown, everyone always ends up in the kitchen? Not sureView full post »

new year plaid

And with that, the holidays are officially behind us and we can look towards a brand spanking new year. I hope you hadView full post »

merry christmas!

It’s our tradition is to get together on Christmas Eve and have a huge dinner, lots of Christmas cookies and toView full post »

faux fur hack

If you’re a regular to this site (and I hope you are), this faux fur piece may look familiar.View full post »

little black jeans

A couple of nights ago, I opted to wear these little black jeans instead of a little black dress to my commercialView full post »

holiday gift guide : burberry favorites

If you’re looking to spoil a loved one, there’s no better place, than this iconic British luxury brand.View full post »

holiday tabletop decorating

This is the first holiday season Damien and I are spending in our new apartment. I wanted to take advantage of ourView full post »

the proof

Though I let my hair dry naturally and wore it curly a few times using these products, I think they really excelled,View full post »

holiday skirt

This weekend kicked off the first of a handful of holiday parties Damien and I will be attending this season.View full post »

get on the boat

I tested out the process and designed my own pair, with my GMF (Grasie Mercedes Fahey) initials on the side. IView full post »

holiday neutral

Every year around this time, I switch out my everyday bag of choice to something more festive. I usually go with a redView full post »

that collar tho?

In this look, I continue my love affair with matching sets and broke up the print on print action with my new favoriteView full post »

travel buddies

YAY! I got the hubs on the blog today! When I heard about Brahmin’s new men’s collection, I knew I had toView full post »

coffee break

As much as I love my phone, there’s something really nice about looking down at a chic watch for the time,View full post »


Ooh la la, I did it! I went for a deep, dark lip y’all. You know I love my red lips and play around with pink andView full post »

baby blue

Maybe because I find it calming. Maybe because I love the ocean and my favorite place to be is the beach. Maybe becauseView full post »

striped + curled

My obsession with stripes will never die and here’s another example why. That rhymed!View full post »

fuzzy vest

I want to live in this vest from White + Warren. No seriously. It’s the comfiest thing I own and you can easilyView full post »

winter wear

When dressing for winter, I’m a big fan of boots and clothing that are functional AND stylish. Just becauseView full post »

pops of red

This is a classic “Grasie” outfit. Comfy top, jeans, kicks with a pop of color and/or print.View full post »

balmain x h&m

Set a reminder for 8 am EST on November 5, 2015 because that’s when the Balmain x H&M collection goes onView full post »

cozy neck

And my love affair with plaid, denim jackets and red lips continues, because if it ain’t broke, don’t fixView full post »

twister dots

This wall makes me happy. It’s colorful and reminds me of Twister, one of my favorite childhood games.View full post »

the shirt dress

Versatility is a dress you can wear as a shirt. A dress that looks oversized chic but also covers the big lunch youView full post »

black tie ready

I’m obsessed with the color of this gown and want to wear it to a black-tie event immediately! (Someone pleaseView full post »

lady of leisure

Until then, I’ll wear this sweatshirt ironically for those who know me, know I am anything but!View full post »

pink for a cause

I’m obsessed with this hot pink top from Tadashi Shoji…so obsessed I wore it 3 times last week! ButView full post »

chic in all black

When wearing only one color, the trick is to mix different textures, so your outfit doesn’t fall flat.View full post »

red plaid

What I will say is that plaid is definitely the number one trend of the season. Besides the fact that plaid screamsView full post »

dresses with kicks

So my new favorite thing is wearing dresses with sneakers; and not just casual dresses but also dressier dresses.View full post »

pop of blue

I love knits for fall and St. John has high-end, luxury pieces, perfect for the season.View full post »

sailor chic

When I put this look together, I declared it “sailor chic!” It reminds me of something Popeye would wear ifView full post »

missing fall

October is the only time of year when I truly miss New York and an east coast fall. There is something so magical aboutView full post »

rue + rue

It’s Wednesday and lately I’ve found myself really looking forward to the weekend. I think that’s aView full post »


I’ve never been a fan of highly edited images (though I will admit to removing scars and a pimple here andView full post »

plaid play

You know I like having fun with fashion, so I layered this plaid dress over my plaid button-down and wore it like aView full post »


I paired this dress from BNKR with my new Coach booties, for a look that I can take from day to night, from a workView full post »

first day of fall

No matter how dressed up I can be sometimes, I’m a casual gal at heart and fall is the perfect time to show offView full post »


I’m excited to announce my collaboration with the #MAKEYOURMARC program, celebrating real women who doView full post »

someone you love

In a world where we are constantly on our phones and rushing here or there, it’s nice to take a moment to justView full post »

nyfw : heidi merrick

I love Heidi. She’s the epitome of effortless, laid-back, Cali chic style.View full post »

nyfw : kira plastinina

This year I was fortunate enough to get featured in The New York Times (with Jenny also in Kira!), ELLE magazine (withView full post »

nyfw : bcbg

In one day I attended 3 shows, shot 2 looks, had a meeting and went to an event!View full post »

layers and boots

Before I get into NYFW coverage, I wanted to share more of my favorites for fall. Living in LA, you really appreciateView full post »

falling for fall

By now, you know all about my love for plaid and this coat is feeding that obsession; I can’t wait to wear itView full post »


There are certain pieces you hold onto in life because they are timeless; they will never go out of style and work withView full post »

that fit

The most important thing to me about a great pair of jeans is the fit. They have to be comfortable, make me feel sexyView full post »

fall leopard

The seasons are changing and I’m eager for knits, so I threw on this mustard cardigan to compliment my leopardView full post »

black basics

A simple black dress and boots are the perfect pair for pretty much any occasion. Great for dinner, a birthday party orView full post »

summer leopard

I love a great pair of leopard heels; they are the perfect accent for a more subtle ensemble.View full post »

what’s your sign?

Yours is a world of glamour, compassion and unconditional love. Too much reality makes you grumpy and depressed, andView full post »

purple rain

I decided to name this post Purple Rain for three reasons…View full post »

Levi’s® x Who What Wear

Adding layer upon layer, we had a blast pulling together our looks. I’ve always been a huge fan of Levi’s®View full post »

kira plastinina

Kira Plastinina is one of my favorite designers and the designer of this dress. One day when I’m a millionaireView full post »

swinging around

This top makes me happy. It’s loose, swingy and leopard print, so what’s not to love?View full post »

don’t be a prude

There’s some stupid voice inside my head that likes to sneak up on me and tell me “You’re too old toView full post »

purple ted

Ted is known for his statement florals, which is what I usually gravitate towards, but something about the purple hueView full post »

lou & grey

Laid back, chic, beach vibes via comfy pieces that fit and feel great! The store is beautiful and airy and the perfectView full post »

mellow yellow

Passions are passions for a reason and no matter what else is happening in life, you have to make time forView full post »


But sometimes having my tatas at the verge of exposure isn’t an option.View full post »

back to school fever

It’s an exciting time full of new beginnings and endless possibilities.View full post »

meet me

Get complimentary metallic body art and a mini-manicure inspired by the new #ExpressJeans.View full post »


Silver fox, she’s a fox, he’s a fox, that’s a stone cold fox, I find them all amusing.View full post »


It was even more of a delight to discover that the designers are Dominican; and my piece was coming from theView full post »

holding on

I yearn for hot summer days at the beach and before I know it the season is almost over and I’ve been to theView full post »

stella & dot

I was honored when they asked me to take part and I’m so happy with the final product.View full post »

leafy greens

Yesterday, I spent the day with a crew of talented YouTubers including the queen of beauty, Michelle Phan!View full post »

happy accident

It was a happy accident that my commercial agent is very happy with…View full post »

get active

It’s all about finding the fitness routine that fits your lifestyle and the active wear than can keep up and lookView full post »

all brown

I usually shy away from wearing brown because the color is so similar to my skin tone. But, I recently decided to goView full post »

in color

A cute little number for summer weddings and showers.View full post »

back to it

…I come home with an invigorating energy to do more, to work harder and to make sh*t happen.View full post »

union square

When you’re making your way through the big city, there is no shooting around people or avoiding other humans.View full post »


Versatile, chic and perfect for summer.View full post »

just chatting

I try to breathe through those moments and remember how fortunate I am. Then I take it all one step at a time.View full post »

my wish lyst

I’m an avid chain store shopper but I love to splurge on great designer pieces from time to time.View full post »

summer in hand

I’m pairing this chic clutch from Brahmin with a more sophisticated look, that’s perfect for the holiday.View full post »

happy weekend

I’m all about the little dresses this season; definitely a summer go-to.View full post »

stars & stripes

I’m all about wearing our flag for the 4th via stars and stripes.View full post »


I love color! But if you’ve been here more than once, you probably already know that.View full post »

dress me up

Flowy dresses and sandals might just be my summer uniform this season.View full post »

bluest blue

It’s a perfect color for spring and summer, also a great dress for wedding season!View full post »

fashion dare

I’ve recently given myself the fashion dare of dressing more ladylike and polished even on my days off.View full post »

summer flare

Flare jeans and 70s fashion in general, always comes back in style and this summer they’re having a real moment.View full post »

holes & rips

They give off such a “laid back/I didn’t try to hard” vibe, that I’m super on board with.View full post »

island vibes

I’m craving a hot beach, warm water, poolside cocktails and a cool, island breeze.View full post »

all white

Not to get too “woo woo” on you, but I do believe in the energy of the Universe and attracting what yourView full post »

midnight blue

With all the dinners and events I have to go to as part of my “job description,” I’m often at a lossView full post »

ready to wear

When the woman who designed your wedding dress starts designing ready-to-wear, you get excited.View full post »

prints party

I’m a big fan of laid back looks with bold pairings, that you can wear all season long.View full post »

rainbow brite

When I saw these steps in my new hood, it took me back to my Rainbow Brite days.View full post »

orange you glad

See what I did there? Happy Friday!View full post »

summer stripes

Fun and light, it can take you from day to night, from the beach to the bar.View full post »

jungle gurl aloha

With bikini season around the corner, I wanted to share so new things happening at my BFF Natalie’s swim lineView full post »

hello weekend

It’s Friday!!! And I’m beat! Between moving, shooting, the blog and everything in between, I’ve beenView full post »

dots and graffiti

It’s the graffiti organza dress and I feel like a mod princess, when I wear it.View full post »

white out

It’s called The Bates Motel because it’s on the corner of Bates & Sunset and used to be as creepy asView full post »

summer’s knocking

It’s been a couple of 80+ degree days here in LA and I’m whipping out the shorts and tanks.View full post »

la blooms

The flowers look unreal; like someone put the contrast way up on Mother Nature.View full post »

pop of yellow

This time of year, brights and florals are always a great option, but keeping it neutral works too.View full post »

mom knows best

From your bag, to your shoes and even your lipstick, you can step up any look with the extras.View full post »

built for play

Growing up in NYC, I spent my days running on grassless streets and playing on basketball courts.View full post »

lavender layers

This LUBLU dress is a fantastic take on the color blocking trend; flawlessly layering solids and prints.View full post »

festival dressing

I paired this strappy cami with these adorable, pom pom trimmed shorts for a look that’s fit for your favorite,View full post »


Brushable sequins is a playful new trend that’s super hot this spring.View full post »

classic with a twist

I’m all about unexpected accents for creating classic looks with a twist.View full post »

live by your own rules

When I was 13, I was painfully awkward and insecure. I couldn’t look people in the eye and thought I was theView full post »

playing dress up

It makes me feel like a kid again playing dress up, plus there’s nothing I love more than a one-of-a-kindView full post »

back fringe

The back fringe detail is just perfect and definitely an eye-catching accent.View full post »


Whether it’s the embroidered design on this sweater or the perforation of these pumps, it’s the uniquenessView full post »


With festival season in full swing, I’m totally into the retro look of these Joe’s Jeans overalls.View full post »

knits and denim

Casual knits and denim are a classic combination that I’ll always embrace. As much as I love dressing up,View full post »

sachin & babi

Sachin & Babi is beautiful women’s wear line, from a husband and wife designer duo, that features some ofView full post »


I’m usually the girl in lots of color and prints, but sometimes I go for a softer look and wear head to toeView full post »

the trina dress

It’s the vacation dress, the fun dress, the “I feel fabulous” dress and all those things make meView full post »

take risks, have fun

That’s what I tell people most, when they ask me about my style; I say take risks and have fun!View full post »

bloom into spring

The transition is pretty easy living here in sunny Los Angeles, but there are still some changes to be made.View full post »

all about the classics

Trends come and go, but these classic pieces will always be in style.View full post »

faux fur + tex mex

This past week I visited a Tex-Mex spot that Damien and I have been meaning to try, and I’m happy to say, thisView full post »

dressy set

Sexy and fun yet still appropriate for the office or a business meeting.View full post »

varsity blues

It’s the perfect mix of preppy meets edgy; moto meets varsity.View full post »

happy birthday to me

There’s something very liberating about stepping out of my comfort zone, every once in a while.View full post »

nyfw : turtle & trench

On this day, my attempt to stay warm was achieved with this super cozy, turtleneck sweater from LUBLU and light trenchView full post »

nyfw : lublu

Her pieces are unique, chic, fun and special. I wore this super warm dress in New York and it may have been the onlyView full post »

nyfw : plaid coat

This was my first look for Friday, because instead of waiting till my last day to wear sneakers and be casual, IView full post »

be mine

I want to dedicate this post to the best husband in the world and my best friend.View full post »

about that life

As my birthday quickly approaches, I find myself thinking about my life more than usual.View full post »

my grammy night

Last night, I had the privilege of attending the Grammys as a guest of Crest 3D White Whitestrips. It was a blast!View full post »

set it up

This best part about sets, is that you can wear them together, but also pair them with other great pieces separately.View full post »

on black

It’s the one color that never goes out of style and always looks effortlessly chic.View full post »

forever striped

I’m sure I said it before, but I’ll say it again, I’m obsessed with stripes! They are so classic andView full post »

spring preview

Next season, I’m looking forward to bright, bold colors and floral prints and so, I was inspired to embrace thoseView full post »

weekend flannel

Flannel shirts have been my recent go-to, for comfy, everyday wear. There are perfect for our mild, LA winters and workView full post »

romping around

Rompers here, rompers there, rompers everywhere!View full post »

that combo

There’s something so feminine and chic about this combo that I can (and do) wear it over and over again.View full post »

tropical vibes

In LA, there are few rules when it comes to color and print; both are embraced all year round.View full post »

workout wednesday

In honor of #workoutwednesday I wanted to chat physical health. I’m the worst when it comes to sticking to aView full post »

geo dress

Something about the shapes and angles were so much more interesting to me, than just plain, ole numbers.View full post »

baby blues

Pairing denim with denim has become a go-to for me; it’s a fun way to wear neutrals and play with theView full post »

love for pants

I grew up going to Catholic school, which meant wearing a uniform skirt for 12 years of my life. It really made meView full post »

style me crush : it’s super fashion

The Golden Globes were last night and award season is in full swing, so to keep in theme, I wanted my January Style MeView full post »

when it was cold

I would love to wear more outfits like these; knits, faux fur and leather, oh my!View full post »

oversized turtle

After all the eating I did this holiday season, I’m super into any article of clothing that’s oversized.View full post »

tickled pink

Pink was my favorite color as a child, but I’ve pretty much abandoned it since…View full post »

happy 2015!

In 2015, I’m making a promise to myself to simply live life to the fullest.View full post »

faux fur collar

I love how luxe a faux fur collar can look. It takes a military inspired jacket and makes it easy to dress it up.View full post »

print on plaid

Hope you had a wonderful Christmas and that Santa brought you everything on your list.View full post »

merry, merry

For all these glorious plans, I’m going comfy with oversized sweaters like this one and cozy jeans.View full post »

beanie baby

What’s better than a beanie to throw on your head when you don’t feel like doing your hair?View full post »

warm and fuzzy

I was determined to find something warm and fuzzy to take along…mission accomplished!View full post »

ring my bell

Something about flare jeans that transport any look to the 1970s.View full post »

all that glitters

From dinner to cocktails to an all out holiday shindig, you can’t go wrong with gold sequins and embellishedView full post »

pin me

It took a very casual, boyish look and gave it a feminine, chic touch.View full post »

green with gwen

She’s talented, original and one bad-ass entrepreneur.View full post »

more mustard please

I love the color mustard…it’s interesting, unexpected and perfect for fall and winter.View full post »

holiday bash

#CelebrateYou and ring in holiday party season with complimentary mini manicures, sips & snacks…View full post »

leather and tweed

It’s like “ladies who brunch” meets “Silverlake hipsters” which pretty much sums up myView full post »

style me crush : ashley & an

I’m crushing on Ashley and An and together we are crushing on winter whites and pastels!View full post »

white soles + black friday

In honor of the big shopping weekend, I’m sharing some of my favorite sales going on today and throughout theView full post »

sassy new year’s

For my final Grove holiday look, I visited the new Revolve pop-up shop to find the perfect dress to ring in the newView full post »

festive christmas

There is no place in Los Angeles that feels more like Christmas than The Grove.View full post »

cozy thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving week and I’ve partnered with The Grove LA to bring you three holiday looks for theView full post »