STYLE ME GRASIE » fashion & lifestyle blog by grasie mercedes


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 »

dots on dots

After yesterday’s less traditional approach to holiday dressing, I’m going classic chic today.View full post »

’tis the season

Last week, I gave you a sneak peek into my holiday dressing ideas, but now that we are exactly one week away fromView full post »


This oversized scarf saved my life while in NY. It was the perfect companion to keep me warm and cozy.View full post »

this is fall

There is nothing prettier than yellow leaves! Bright, bold and happy, they make NYC so beautiful in the fall.View full post »


The weather was fall perfect and I was on cloud 9. New York will always be home and fall is definitely my favorite timeView full post »

casual sparkle

Instead of pairing it with high heels and faux fur, I’m taking the casual sparkle approach.View full post »

my style

No matter what’s on trend or in fashion, I like to stick to what makes me feel great and what I’mView full post »


Heidi Merrick is the most perfect designer. She’s a Cali girl with a matching aesthetic, that embodies cool.View full post »


LBDs (little black dresses) are great! LBDs with fantastic detail and structure that set them apart from your averageView full post »

swimsuit out

Just because fall and winter are upon us, doesn’t mean you have to retire your swimsuit until next summer.View full post »

sweater dress

One of my favorite trends for fall is the sweater dress look. Whether a fitted frock or a chunky knit, I’m allView full post »

bye bye glasses

Tomorrow, I’m finally going to do something I’ve been wanting to do for ages…I’m getting LASIK!View full post »


No matter how much I love to dress up for events, auditions and shoots, my favorite looks are the simple ones whereView full post »

1 sweater, 3 outings

Recently, I was asked by the lovely ladies at The Glitter Guide to name a few of my favorite LA spots for a feature onView full post »

that coat

Every year around this time, I start craving winter coats.View full post »

check mate

It’s perfect for lots of occasions and professional enough for the office or an important meeting…I love aView full post »

friday flowers

We are in the middle of fall, but LA still looks like spring.View full post »

layer up

Layered looks always appear more styled, in the best way possible.View full post »

all black everything

When all else fails, all black everything, has your back. You can almost never be too dressed up or down when it comesView full post »


It’s such a strong hue that’s perfect for fall and the holidays.View full post »

style me crush : sazan

I mean, first off, what a babe! She’s also sweet as pie, super driven and such a blast to be around.View full post »

endless summer

With the endless summer LA has been experiencing, I find myself transitioning into fall at a slower pace.View full post »

hello boots

One of my favorite things about fall and winter is wearing boots.View full post »

what to wear

Figuring out what to wear on any given day can be “easy as pie” or “hard as a rock.”View full post »

check baby check baby

Sometimes I can get so caught up with keeping up with my life, that I forget to take the time to enjoy it.View full post »

who what wear x marshalls

Fall is my favorite time of year because there’s nothing I love more than layering; so I was beyond excited whenView full post »

denim on denim

It’s a fresh take on neutrals that I fully embrace.View full post »

cut outs and a slit

I love a great maxi dress but one with cut outs and a slit is even better.View full post »


I’m a big fan of supporting indie designers, especially when it’s my BFF!View full post »

grey is the new black

Grey is such a versatile hue, that easily takes you from the office, to cocktails with friends.View full post »

stripes are my weakness

I’ve always had an obsession with stripes so when I saw this matching set from Line & Dot, I knew it had toView full post »

i will what i want

Juggling three careers leaves little time for working out, but I will what I want and make it happen.View full post »

style me crush : the suarez sisters

From the moment I met these chicas, I fell in love with their style, energy and fun spirits.View full post »

nyfw : opposites attract

Sometimes two things that don’t seem to go together, actually go together perfectly.View full post »

nyfw : day 3

After two days of skirts and dresses, I was ready for some culottes!View full post »

nyfw : that plaid red dress

It’s been a hell of a time here in NYC, running to shows and events and catching up with blogger buds have allView full post »

nyfw : and so it begins

And so it begins! Today is day 1 of New York Fashion Week and I’m all smiles.View full post »


I always look forward to September. Even as a child, I would get excited to shop “back to school” and startView full post »

wear white always

I find it amusing when people still question whether or not you can wear white after Labor Day. Umm, YES! WearView full post »

live in it

Ever get something new and wear it to death? I do that with just about everything…View full post »

white collar

Just because the seasons are changing, doesn’t mean I’m running away from summery prints and open toeView full post »


Lately, all I want to do, is keep it simple. Neutrals and basics and staples, oh my!View full post »

tee dress

Versatile and comfy…my kind of dress!View full post »

staples for life

No matter how often I buy a colorful or printed piece for my wardrobe, I get most excited when I score a great staple.View full post »

style me crush : honey & silk

Her sweet nature, great style and gorgeous hair make for quite the triple threat.View full post »

neon florals

It reminds me of a Van Gogh painting; I want to frame it and hang it above my bed.View full post »

little plaid dress

I love leaving town to reset; I always return feeling refreshed and enthusiastic about getting things done.View full post »

sun day fun day

My beach day essentials.View full post »

holding on

I’m back! After almost 3 weeks away, it’s good to be back home in Cali…View full post »

kicks and a fanny

Comfy sneakers and a hands free way of holding all your necessities are so key when traveling abroad.View full post »

pop of red

When wearing a black and white ensemble, I like to add a pop of color to break things up a bit; red is always a greatView full post »

little blue dress

It’s so pretty and feminine, yet the cut out detail gives it the perfect amount of edge.View full post »

casual friday

So, in keeping with tradition, I give you my yearly casual friday post.View full post »

safari ready

In honor of our trip, I give you today’s #ootd, in what can only be described as the perfect safari blouse.View full post »

high rise

I’m not particularly down with my belly button hanging out, so a rise high enough to cover it, is a must.View full post »

rip it up

Sometimes holes are good; especially when they are strategically placed to look effortless.View full post »

80s vibes

I’m an 80s child, so acid wash jeans and old school Reeboks will always be a good idea.View full post »

cut it out

Cut outs are fun way to show some skin, while still keeping it classy.View full post »

birks and bling

Let me preface by saying I’m a total hypocrite and was talking serious smack about this trend until I tried aView full post »


I love mixing and matching bikinis. The more diverse the prints are, the better!View full post »


To my surprise, a friend of mine recently described my style as boho-chic with a little cool/urban thrown in.View full post »

usa usa usa

Hope you have a safe, fun and patriotic 4th of July! Happy Birthday America!!!View full post »

style me crush : penny chic

This lovely lady is the queen of shopping on a budget and can make a head-to-toe look from Walmart, look like it justView full post »


Edgy cuts, fun prints and matching separates, oh my!View full post »


Are they shorts? Are they skirts? Are they skorts?View full post »

just call me pebbles

So yeah, I’m obviously obsessed with matching sets.View full post »

i heart summer

If you ask me, summer should be all about fun in the sun and resetting for fall. I think I still live on an academicView full post »

i scream, you scream

Visit Manhattan Beach, because it’s the most quaint, beautiful, laid back beach town on the planet.View full post »

beach to bar

One great way to take a beach look to the bar (aka “day to night”) is by throwing a dress over it.View full post »

experience everything

I’m a firm believing in having new experiences in life, especially the ones that scare you most.View full post »

an american icon

As an actor, I have a huge appreciation for anything and everything “old Hollywood.”View full post »


I love the simplicity of a great one piece; throw it on and you’re done!View full post »

all day with brahmin + giveaway

CONGRATULATIONS to April C & Kenya F! You are our two winners! Thanks everyone forView full post »

feeling blue

Not feeling blue in the sad sense, but instead really feeling this color blue.View full post »

feeling festival style

The trick with festival fashion is to have fun while still being practical and comfortable!View full post »

style me crush : margo and me

First off, any gal who has the name of her pooch in the title of her blog, is alright by me!View full post »

unofficial uniform

A top, skinny jeans, bootie boots, a jacket and I’m done.View full post »

in a box

Though I love fun prints and bright hues, it’s nice to change it up sometimes and go for a look that’s moreView full post »

set it off

What’s more American than a great denim jacket?View full post »

the wall

It’s pretty cool to think that something that once stood for separation and suppression is now a beautiful artView full post »

hollywood dreaming

So wearing these shades makes me as sexy and talented as Raquel Welch. Obviously.View full post »


It’s perfectly neon which is perfect for spring/summer and can be thrown on over anything.View full post »

it’s like a heat wave

In the day, they keep you cool yet “nice casual,” then to transition to night, just throw on some heels andView full post »


I put tweed, pearls and a flowy midi skirt all in one look, so I had to call it “ladylike.”View full post »

the vala bomber

I am all about supporting independent brands who are killing it in the fashion game.View full post »

changing positions

I’m changing things up a bit…View full post »

it’s the simple things

Yes, family, love and health are all fantastic, but so is a great cup of coffee, the perfect pair of jeans, an oldView full post »

rompers are rad

They’re comfy, chic and I’m totally obsessed.View full post »

style me crush : late afternoon

Her blog is loaded with gorgeous photos of her stunning outfits, yummy food and pretty flowers.View full post »

feeling it

You can pair them with pretty much any top to get an edgy yet feminine look.View full post »

summer weddings with ted

Everyone was absolutely stunning! It seriously looked like we casted our wedding guests.View full post »

i’m a grown up i swear

Sometimes I compare my outfits to that of my 14-year-old sister’s and you know what? They ain’t thatView full post »

hot hot pink

I was feeling a little bit sassy when I threw on this AQ/AQ ensemble, opting to wear a bra under my sheer top insteadView full post »

more than a doggie cone

Hayden and I just had to show our love for such a great cause, so I threw on the skirt and shot with my boy.View full post »

prints & beautymarks

And with this post, my Coachella 2014 experience is wrapped!View full post »

desert daze

Hot tubs, palm trees and teepees, oh my! That pretty much sums up my weekend at Coachella, which was oh so awesome.View full post »

call it coachella

I did it! For the 3rd year in a row, I survived a weekend at Coachella!View full post »

date night

Damien and I tend to be crazy busy throughout the week, but we always reserve Friday evenings for each other. WhetherView full post »

spring layers

Layers are so important living in LA. Even in the spring and summer, you want to carry around some sort of light jacketView full post »

that piece

I’m always a fan of pieces that make a statement.View full post »

happy, happy, joy, joy

OMG, it’s been quite a week, you guys!View full post »

style me crush : devon rachel

She’s a beautiful blonde, who’s sweet as pie, with a fab sense of style.View full post »

technicolor button down

I call this top my technicolor button down.View full post »

a rock and a hard place

With the levitated rock above my head, I couldn’t resist quickly discussing the phrase “between a rock andView full post »

black, white & blue

For a gal who loves lots of color in her wardrobe, I’ve been gravitating towards neutrals and basics, a lotView full post »

matchy matchy

Sometimes matching too much can be a bad thing and other times it can be fantastic.View full post »

just filter it

What I love most about filters is the film or vintage quality it gives a photo. It’s ironic that in an age whenView full post »

weekend ready

I plan on spending my days being productive yet lazy. Taking the time to tie up loose ends, while catching up on myView full post »

pastels in spring

Spring is a time for new beginnings and I’m feeling that vibe all around me.View full post »

chic sweats

I’m a big fan of comfy clothes that still look fashion forward.View full post »

the skyline

It’s everything I love in clothing: color, pattern, cropped tops and high bottoms…WIN!View full post »

mirrored sunnies

Lately, I’ve been all about mirrored sunnies. They’e fun, cool and very handy for reapplying your lipstick.View full post »

short and sweet

Stripes have always been an obsession of mine and I can’t seem to stay out of these harem pants lately.View full post »

pink and peachy

The color combo and peplum detail look like the love child of cotton candy and origami…View full post »

style me crush : profresh style

Her style, silliness and originality had me hooked.View full post »

girly & flirty for spring

Spring is in the air and it’s all about dresses!View full post »

until next time

There is something really special about this beautiful place in the desert.View full post »

my #smilestyle

The Oscars (aka my favorite award show of the year!) are this Sunday and I’m so excited!View full post »

cozy in the desert

Palm Springs gets pretty chilly at night and there’s nothing better than sitting by a fire in some loungewear andView full post »

girls just wanna have fun

I seriously have the best friends in the world and the 5 couples that joined us in Palm Springs, made it one epicView full post »

what winter?

I’m going to embrace this warmth and start dressing like it’s spring.View full post »

orange is the new black

You know I love a pop of color and the color orange makes me very happy.View full post »

the best party of your life

It’s my birthday week and I wanted to take this time to talk about “the best party of my life.”View full post »

braids are fun

I fell in love with the print. Then, when I tried it on, it felt so 1950s retro; I had to have it.View full post »

happy valentine’s day, cupcake!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether your hitched, dating or single, this Valentine’s Day remember what’sView full post »

nyfw : the trench

It was a quick 3 days but I had a blast and I’m looking forward to next season.View full post »

nyfw : purple pants

On my second day in New York, I had some fun with prints, mixing this oversized scarf with these silk printed pants IView full post »

nyfw : ode to mj

When I saw this Virgo’s Lounge jacket, I instantly thought Michael Jackson? “I’ll take it!”View full post »

faux hawk

Sometimes I fantasize about being a pop star (even though I can’t sing at all) because of the cool hair.View full post »

style me crush : walk in wonderland

Funny, while Sheryl and I only decided to both wear the same jeans, we somehow showed up wearing similar yet completelyView full post »

hammer time

Since my birthday is quickly approaching, I decided to completely age myself by discussing MC Hammer and his infamousView full post »

coffee break

Do you hate me for wearing shorts in winter? I kinda hate me for it.View full post »

my margarita shirt

I shared this shirt on Instagram last week and called it “my margarita shirt” even though it doesn’tView full post »

for the weekend

Jeans and a tee with some accents to make it pop; the perfect outfit for the weekend when you’re running toView full post »

lazy wear

I can be a pretty lazy dresser sometimes. All I want to wear are comfy clothes that can easily take me from day toView full post »

let’s talk staples

Don’t you just love those pieces in your closet that go with everything? The ones you constantly pull out,View full post »

magenta florals

It’s Monday! And I’m ready for a way more chill week than last. Though I’m beyond grateful for theView full post »

red carpet dreaming

Did you see my Golden Globes 2014 round up this past weekend? Awards season is here and every year around this time, IView full post »


It’s Wednesday and I’m off to the east coast to work on a couple of super fun gigs! First stop, isView full post »

style me sister

My baby sister (she’ll be 14 in a week but I still see her as my little girl), declared to me that sheView full post »

can’t let go

Last week, I had a major closet clean out and a “shop my closet” sale at my home. Both we’re überView full post »

style me novela

Growing up in a Latin home (both my mom & dad are from the Dominican Republic), meant growing up with novelasView full post »

hello sunshine

I’ve got to admit, I was slightly bummed that I missed the east coast snow storm that just happened. But how canView full post »

let’s do this

And just like that…it’s all over. The holiday hoopla is behind us and we now look to a fresh year ofView full post »

happy new year!!!

I’ll strive to stick to even more of those promises made to myself, without feeling guilty or bad, even if I slipView full post »

nyc pup

You probably already know this but I love my pup Hayden. He’s truly the best. I’ve had him over 8 yearsView full post »

nye midi

This midi skirt is one of my new favorite pieces because of it’s versatility. Elegant enough for NewView full post »

happy christmas!

Christmas is here!!! I had a glorious 3 days with my family in Upstate NY and now we’re off to Massachusetts toView full post »

home for the holidays

I’m home! And it feels so good. For the next week, it’s all about family, food and fun! Plus, I’llView full post »

puppy love

It’s Friday!!! And just a few days till Christmas, my favorite holiday! Hooray!!! (Can you tell I’mView full post »

hot hot heat

So it’s about 70 degrees today and was 80 degrees yesterday, someone forgot to tell Los Angeles that it’sView full post »

brahmin holiday

Remember when I flew to Providence and Boston a few months back to shoot product videos and a holiday look book withView full post »

meshing around

As a child of the 80s, mesh has a special place in my heart, which is why I love this new top from Anthom. Edgy, funView full post »

grove christmas (beats by dre giveaway)

AND THE WINNER IS… #11 Fashionablyredd CONGRATULATIONS! Thank you everyone for playing…stay tuned for moreView full post »

’tis the season with refinery 29

I had the honor of working with Refinery 29 and Pulsar to bring you this holiday feature.View full post »

with bells on

When I walked out of our bedroom in this look, Damien said “Oh, cool outfit! Is the 70s retro thing inView full post »

juicy secret

I’m writing this post at 11pm and I’m slightly buzzed from the Bebe holiday party tonight, where I kissedView full post »

white blazer + clear heels

Lately, I’ve been scoring big time at Crossroads Trading and this winter white blazer is no exception. I loveView full post »

just add bling (jewelmint giveaway)

AND THE WINNER IS… MEG HARMER! CONGRATULATIONS!!!  From green plaid on Friday to red plaid today,View full post »

holiday plaid

OK, now that we’ve all gained 5 pounds from Thanksgiving (and it was totally worth it), let’s talk holidayView full post »


On my recent trip to San Francisco, I scored this killer Hawaiian shirt at a local vintage shop. I love it so much; itView full post »


When I think of Abercrombie & Fitch, I think of perfumed stores, hot, shirtless boys and a shopping experienceView full post »

change is in the air

Every year around this time, I’m overcome with emotion and excitement; it’s an amazing time of change andView full post »


A little over a week ago, I attended a Crossroads Trading shopping event and was lucky enough to scored this spikeyView full post »

counting down

I wanted to end today’s Express holiday series with my favorite New Year’s Eve story… Damien and IView full post »

shop till you drop

Some time within a week or so of Thanksgiving, I get my shopping on for Christmas. I love buying gifts for my familyView full post »

holiday dressed for express

With Thanksgiving just 10 days away, I’m excited to start dressing myself (and the hubs) in Holiday garb.View full post »

motel rocks

Motel is an vintage-inspired label establish in the 90s that still rocks. So does this jumpsuit…nuff said. TGIF!View full post »

more camo?!

I’m beginning to think I have an addiction to camouflage. I currently own a camo cardigan, two camo jacketsView full post »

ladies night

Every so often, my girl Natalie and I have a ladies night. We gather 3-5 girls, get dolled up and hit the town, likeView full post »

impulse buy

I had 45 minutes to kill in between meetings on Wednesday, so I decided to visit the Beverly Center and take a stroll.View full post »

camo cardi

I sometimes fantasize about joining the army, mainly because I would love to know if I can actually make it throughView full post »

acid wash

I’m a child of the 80s, so my love for acid wash is in my DNA. When I spotted this By Corpus top at CrossroadsView full post »

uptown girl

Growing up in NYC I was a downtown snob; Manhattan north of 14th street didn’t exist to me. But when I threw onView full post »

plaid love

I went to 12 years of Catholic school, aka 12 years of wearing plaid skirts. There was a time in my life, when theView full post »

sweater season

Cable knit sweaters like this one from Heartloom are a perfect combo of cozy and cool. The color block and open backView full post »

it’s all in the leather detail

If you ask me, it’s all in the details. And, what better way to make a classic LBD a bit more interesting thanView full post »

glam up your sweats

When Three Dots asked me to style pieces from their Holiday collection, I was drawn to this über-comfy yet chic sweatView full post »

asos #coatenvy

In honor of colder months to come, ASOS is launching a Fall #CoatEnvy campaign. Starting this Monday 10/21, check outView full post »

sexy back

I couldn’t obsess on the lace back of this Zara jumpsuit without calling it “Sexy Back,” it was tooView full post »

finally fall

As I mentioned in Friday’s post, LA is finally cooling down and that makes me a very happy lady. I own so manyView full post »


TGIF! Not because it’s the end of the week but because I’m so freaking excited about tomorrow! I’mView full post »

stage 8

One of the coolest things about living in LA are all the movie and television studios you pass by. It’s aView full post »

the printed blazer

A great blazer can turn the simplest jeans and tee look into something way more interesting. That’s whyView full post »

black on black

Happy Friday! When wearing black on black, I like to play with textures to distinguish the pieces. In this case aView full post »

little purple dress

And I’m off…to Rhode Island to shoot product videos and a look book for Brahmin! Then, the hubs is meetingView full post »

wear your pjs out

You’ve heard me say it a million times, I love comfy clothes! So, what’s not to love about sleepwearView full post »

XOXO look 2

I love white after Labor Day, I really do. I might even it love it more than white before Labor Day. This dress fromView full post »

best of la with nine west

I will always be a New Yorker at heart, but I’m happy to call Los Angeles my new home.View full post »

hey midi


fall florals

It’s officially Fall! My favorite season of the year; mostly because I have fond memories of playing in piles ofView full post »


Mixing prints is one of my favorite things to do these days and with this outfit, I realized mixing a bold print withView full post »

xoxo look 1

I’m in a style-off y’all! I’m excited to announce that I’ve teamed up with XOXO atView full post »

oh hello la

I’m back! NYC was a blast but in the words of Dorothy, “there’s no place like home!” In thisView full post »

nyfw : the tweed blazer

Hooray!!! I made it through NYFW!!! After tomorrow (when I post my pics from the shows!), you won’t have to hearView full post »

nyfw : the leopard turban

This was my look (as captured by StyleList – thanks for the love!) from day 4 of NYFW…after 3 days ofView full post »

nyfw : the printed pants

I love printed pant, so what’s better than one pair of pants with two prints?! These Heidi Merrick trousers wereView full post »

nyfw : the ymca tee

It’s all happening…NYFW is in full effect and I’m running around like a chicken without it’sView full post »

floral romper

Warning: If you run into my girl Taye, as she’s about to shoot for her blog, you will be photographed! Ha! ButView full post »


I’ve always been a huge fan of Levi’s® and these dENiZEN® skinnies are no exception.View full post »

labor day white

I’m pretty sure I’ve said this before, but I’ll say it again…forget the rules! When it comesView full post »

austin bound

And we’re off! My improv team Triggerfinger and I fly to Austin, TX first thing tomorrow morning. We’reView full post »

coffee commissary

I love coffee, so when a Coffee Commissary popped up within 5 minutes of our place, I was stoked. Yummy, strong,View full post »

the blues

Some call it a “Canadian Tuxedo” (is that rude?) but I call it “The Blues” (as in I love blue!View full post »

tunnel vision

I booked the lead in a short film, shooting this weekend, and trying desperately to forget everything else on my plateView full post »

strolling with my homie

It’s been a while since my little man joined me for a shoot. He’s the best. I mean really, how amazing areView full post »

florals squared

Mixing patterns is such a big trend these days, I decided to mix some florals. When making a bold style choice,View full post »

my valentinos

One of the things I was looking forward to the most, when planning our wedding, was shopping for wedding shoes.View full post »

style me grasie on devon rachel

That’s right, today I’m guest posting over at Devon Rachel. My girl is on vacation for the week and askedView full post »

summer scarf 3 ways

I love a great, lightweight, oversized scarf in the summertime. They are super versatile and can add a pop of color toView full post »


This was the first Summer in a long time where I didn’t have to attend a wedding (except for my own wedding thatView full post »

#stylemepally (instagram giveaway)

AND THIS WINNER IS… @kayeerich!!! Thank you to everyone who entered! xo My love for LA grows stronger my friend.View full post »

faux leather faux life

I don’t know about you, but I’m thoroughly enjoying all the faux leather clothing that’s so hugelyView full post »

rachel pally

Ever want to wear something that’s as comfy as your PJs but more appropriate for public viewing? Enter RachelView full post »

i heart bruno mars (and express!)

When the lovely ladies at Express invited me & a guest to join them (and some of my favorite blogger buds) for aView full post »

prints for days

Prints, prints, prints, prints, prints! The story of my life. I love them. I can’t help it. It’s just theView full post »

casual friday

It’s Friday! Sure, during the week, I style it up as much as possible for blogger events, outfit posts andView full post »

mondrian girl day

What do you get when you three blogger buds get together for a “Girl Day” at the Mondrian Hotel? A darnView full post »

line & dot

Ever discover a new designer and it’s love at first sight? That’s how I felt when I was first introducedView full post »

print party

I love prints…but if you’ve been here before, you might have already figured that out. Last week, I shotView full post »

so hot

From the east coast all the way to Cali, it’s a hot, hot Summer. And when temps get this high, I like to throw onView full post »

the white tuxedo blazer

For the warmer months, I like to trade out my black tuxedo blazer for a white one and right now this baby fromView full post »

dress down a dress up

Sometimes all you need is a casual jacket to dress down a fancy dress. Instead of storing your party dresses for aView full post »

island love

This dress plus this truck scream “the islands” and I want to hop on a plane to Barbados or anywhereView full post »

the home t

If you’ve been here before, you know I love a good tee. Well, the peeps at The Home T have not only come up withView full post »

sseko sandals

I’m excited to announce that I’ve partnered with Sseko Designs to be part of their 30 Ways, 30 Days toView full post »

independence day

Happy 4th of July! I’ll keep this quick, as I know you have some BBQing to do! Just wanted to wish you aView full post »

i’m back & a mrs!

WOW! What a magical weekend. I am now Grasie Mercedes Fahey and it feels so good.View full post »

free people opening

When the Free People home office invited me to their Sherman Oaks store opening, I was super happy to attend. This newView full post »

the skort

I present to you another great find from the Equipment/Joie sample sale I hit up last week…the Joie skort! Ok,View full post »

shoemint giveaway + zebras – AND THE WINNER IS…

CONGRATULATIONS Kim Pincombe-Cole! You’ve just won a pair of ShoeMint heels. Thanks to everyone who entered!View full post »

funky florals

I love me a funky print and this Topshop dress is no exception. I’ve been wearing dresses a lotView full post »

so fresh and so clean

Sometimes in life, all you need is a great, white, tee. They’re always perfect and easily go with just aboutView full post »

boho for a day

Sometimes I embrace the flower child in me and throw on a lace maxi, like this one from Gypsy Junkies. I always feelView full post »

curly top

When I posted this photo on Instagram last week, I got some really sweet comments about my curly mane. Damien alsoView full post »

red, white & navy

Red, white and navy are such classic colors, that when combined, make for one classic look. Sooo, I can’t getView full post »

mix it up

I scored this Topshop dress, on sale ($50 down from $96), while in Vegas for my Bachelorette Party last month and IView full post »

privileges at the grove giveaway – AND THE WINNER IS…

Congratulations Leah Knauer!!! You won a Privileges membership to The Grove! Thank you to everyone whoView full post »

just add bling

The power of a statement necklace never ceases to amaze me. When my mama lent me this stunner from J. Crew, I could notView full post »

spring at spiegel + discount code!

I’ve collaborated with the lovely people at Spiegel to bring my readers 20% off everything on their siteView full post »

memorial day pretzel

When the lovely people at Call It Spring sent me a giant, inflatable pretzel as a gift, I literally laughed out loud.View full post »

biggie for life

When I saw this Biggie Brooklyn tee at Forever 21, I knew I had to have it. Not only was I born in Brooklyn butView full post »

ted baker fun

Hosting last week’s Ted Baker soiree was beyond fun and a nationwide success! Bloggers and fashionistas acrossView full post »

keeping it cozy

I’ve been living in this dress from Topshop for the past 2 weeks! It’s such an easy piece to dress up, downView full post »

style me bridal : bachelorette weekend

Our second night, things got a little more “bachelorette naughty”…View full post »


This color block top from Sugarlips has been on heavy rotation for me. I love the pop of tangerine and how well itView full post »


For our last shoot, Sylvia and I ventured to downtown LA to visit the Chic Little Devil Style House, an ultimateView full post »

fig & olive

If you follow me on Instagram, you probably already know, I LOVE food. So when my blogger bud Taye, invited myself andView full post »

vegas bound

It’s Friday and as I mentioned in my last post, I’m off to Vegas for the weekend for my Bachelorette Party!View full post »

in bloom

Everywhere you look, LA is blooming with flowers. It’s so beautiful and gives the whole city a feeling of newView full post »

olivia + joy giveaway – AND THE WINNER IS…

Congratulations Freya Balroop! And thank you to everyone who entered…more giveaways to come. ApparentlyView full post »

i heart la

I heart LA, I really do. Sunshine and palm trees make me happy. My roots will always be in NY but I’m definitelyView full post »

heidi squared + vanity fair

I don’t want to beat a dead horse, but I love me some Heidi Merrick! She’s a local LA designer who’sView full post »

elaine turner giveaway – AND THIS WINNER IS…

And the winner is… Allison Loring! @allisonloring – CONGRATULATIONS, you won the ElaineView full post »

farewell nyc

Annnnnd that’s a wrap! Tonight I tape the last episode of the MTV show I’m shooting and tomorrow morning IView full post »

floral fun

I’m currently obsessed with florals and plan on wearing a ton of it all Spring & Summer, starting with thisView full post »

ny fence

Things are wrapping up here in NYC but before I go, I managed to squeezed in another shoot with my girl Lydia.View full post »

lpd (little purple dress)

This might be the only thing I own in purple but I’m okay with that. It’s a fun color to throw on from timeView full post »

green machine

When you walk by a place that looks like this…you have to take some photos in front of it. I give you “TheView full post »

british schoolboy

I call this my “British Schoolboy” look. My style mantra is to mix feminine with masculine, girly withView full post »

week three – half way there

It’s been 3 weeks since I got to NY and I have 3 weeks left to go. The weather has warmed up a bit in the lastView full post »

furry coat

I will admit, I am thoroughly enjoying wearing layers in New York. I packed a million jackets and coats (technicallyView full post »

the white coat

I’m brave, my friend. I’m wearing my new, white, Zara coat in NYC! Getting on the train with it andView full post »

week one

LA has made me soft. There, I said it! My first 8 days in NY have been challenging at times. This, coming for a girlView full post »

leopard & lavender

This is my final look from my last shoot in LA…Stay tuned for NY outfit posts to come. Hooray…change ofView full post »

style me penny chic

My girl Shauna Miller of Penny Chic is a freaking budget master. She just launched a line of 5 LBDs with Walmart andView full post »

burgundy cords

I’ve had these American Apparel cords for almost 5 years now! But, unlike most of my pants, I have yet to wearView full post »

cape cod love

Two Summers ago I visited Cape Cod, MA with Damien and his parents. It was lovely. The perfect New England beach townView full post »

the jumpsuit

I’m back in sunny LA! Thank you for all the sweet comments and messages of concern. My family is doing great andView full post »

new york after all

I didn’t plan on going to New York for fashion week this season and was kind of bummed about it. This is the onlyView full post »

horsing around

When Sylvia and I spotted this wall, we knew we has to shoot in front of it. The graphic horse had a retro feel to itView full post »

pradas & a pup

I majorly scored last week…I recently cleaned out my closet and went into Crossroads Trading Co. to sell someView full post »

a hint of spring

LA dwellers are very lucky when it comes to weather…we all know that. But, I was particularly happy about recentView full post »

jeans and some lace

On a typical LA winter day, you’ll find me in something like this…jeans, a top with some detail, fun shoesView full post »

style me bridal : engagement photos

We hate engagement photos…there, I said it!View full post »


I went to 12 years of Catholic school growing up, which meant 12 years of plaid skirts! I’ve been rebellingView full post »

friday fun pants

These Forever 21 pants are barely a step up from pjs and I love that about them. I can easily dress them up with heelsView full post »

chilly la

Have you heard? It’s been cold in LA! Like in the 30s & 40s cold and us Angelenos can not handle it. Not evenView full post »

laundry day

I usually go for bright, colorful dresses, but this season I’ve been drawn to an assortment of LBDs. EspeciallyView full post »

stripe it up

I’ve said it countless times before…I’m obsessed with stripes. So much so, that about a year ago, IView full post »

big yellow tree

LA may not have Fall foliage, but it has some pretty darn trees! This big, yellow baby took my breath away. So brightView full post »

leather + lace

This dress has been sitting in my closet since fashion week and I don’t know why! It’s by far theView full post »

winter wonderland

I was so lucky to get some snow when visiting my family in Upstate NY last week. Here are some quick shots taken by myView full post »

leopard + denim²

I recently scored this leopard blazer from the lovely ladies at Shoxie. It’s my new favorite thing. Seriously. ItView full post »

hat head

It’s snowing outside!!! I’m, of course not in LA, but in my hometown New York. Currently upstate butView full post »

last bit of christmas

It’s Christmas Eve!!! And if it’s before 4p EST, I’m probably on a plane home to NY to be with myView full post »

magical heels

Aren’t heels magical? Think about it…this outfit could look like fancy PJs if it wasn’t for theView full post »

the shoxie look

My fashionista friend, Folake Huntoon of Style Pantry, has started a new online boutique and I’m in love!View full post »

holiday kisses

There’s exactly one week left till Christmas and I’m as happy as, well…a kid on Christmas! Ha! I getView full post »

heavy metal holiday with

Tis the season for metallics and I’m all about mixing silver and gold. I’ve teamed up with Lulu’s.comView full post »

la fall + tonight at the grove

Nothing beats an east coast Fall, the color of the leaves and crisp air is just unbeatable. But, there are little nooksView full post »

more holiday dressing

You can’t go wrong with an LBD especially during the holidays. Throw on some sparkle and a pop of red to make itView full post »

enchanted teal

When I saw this textured, teal top at H&M, I knew it had to be mine. Once I tried it on, this was confirmed. IView full post »

holiday dressing

I’m an actress, host, stylist and blogger with a fiancé who’s a host, dj, writer and comedian. You put allView full post »

christmas is here!

I love Christmas so much I can’t take it!!! It’s always been my favorite holiday and time of year.View full post »

purple haze + sugarlips giveaway AND THE WINNER IS…

CONGRATULATIONS @samanthatedesco! Please contact [email protected] to claim your prize. And thank you everyoneView full post »

star power

No matter how long I live in LA, there are a few things that don’t get old, the Hollywood Walk of Fame being oneView full post »

hot holiday

Happy Monday! I hope you had a fantastic Thanksgiving weekend. Here in LA, it was warm and beautiful. So warm, in fact,View full post »