Customization has been a big trend this season, with names, quotes and even Instagram handles being stamped across jackets, bags and the like. I’m a sucker for anything personalized, growing up in the South where pretty much everything is monogrammed.
Even though I was born and raised on the East Coast in Orlando (407 represent!), I’ve always been a West Coast girl at heart. There’s just something about the California lifestyle that intrigued me from a young age—the endless summer days, palm trees everywhere, rock coastlines—not to mention the style and trends that come with it.
A classic accessory that’s making a total comeback, pearls are being featured in a big way for the upcoming fall season. However, they’re no longer the ones you once wore while channeling Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Teamed with rhinestones and studs on sandals, jeans, jackets and more, pearls have become the embellishment of choice for pretty much everything.
When it comes to accessories, jewelry specifically, I tend to be drawn towards more delicate pieces that I can wear over and over again. So when Gorjana, a Laguna Beach-based brand known for their classic, everyday jewelry, asked me if I was interested in trying out some of their product, I was excited to say the least.
Summer is in full swing, which means your social calendar is probably packed with plans—I know mine is. But between the parties, weddings, vacations and other events, it’s easy to get a little carried away when it comes to spending. So I’ve put together a little guide guaranteed to keep the fun going, featuring 10 free and cheap things to do in Orange County this summer.
Soon enough, America will be celebrating its 241st birthday, and might I say, does she look good. Since the Fourth of July holiday (unfortunately) falls on a Tuesday this year, most of us will probably be celebrating the weekend before, which is THIS WEEKEND believe it or not.