06 Dec
GIFT GUIDEHOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

  During the holidays, I love to take a couple days off to indulge myself in a staycation at home. It’s my favorite way to unwind and reenergize myself for the new year. There a couple items that create the perfect staycation and have included them...

17 Oct
MY STYLEDARK FALL FLORALS

LA weather has been all over the place.  To my excitement, the temperatures have finally cooled down.  Not cool enough for coats and scarves, but cool enough to inspire me to wear dark florals.  I absolutely love dark florals for fall!!  They give off a...

13 Aug
MY STYLEMETRO BIKE SHARE IN LA

Before living and working in downtown LA, I constantly took my car everywhere. It feels great to live in the heart of the city, where I have the option to walk to all my favorite spots, from boutiques to flower shops to cafes. When I...

21 Jul
MY STYLEARTS DISTRICT

I first moved to downtown LA because I wanted a shorter commute to work.  It ended up being one of the best decisions!!  Not only can I get to work in less than 10 minutes, but I love being immersed with great restaurants and shops...

17 Jun
MY STYLEHOULIHAN

As I am getting older, I am beginning to refine and define my style more and more. I feel like myself most when I wear a leather jacket, wide brim hat, and a great pair of skinny jeans. J Brand has been one of my go to...

09 Jun
MY STYLEFESTIVAL SEASON

I must admit that when I went to my first music festival, I played dress up and wore outfits that really weren’t me. Think groovy flower child. Now after have gone to quite a few over the years, I have learned what festival looks work...

11 Apr
MY STYLECOACHELLA STYLE WITH THE BEVERLY CENTER

The Beverly Center has been one of my go to shopping destinations since I was a teen. My style is very much a mix of high and low brands, and it offers so many great options from all of my favorite stores, like H&M, COS, Maje and Bloomingdales....

22 Mar
My StyleSPRING CHAMBRAY

I can never pass up a great chambray dress. They’re always so easy to dress up or down and can be worn to so many different occasions from a festival fete to flea market hunting. I love this style from Lord & Taylor’s Design Lab exclusive line because of the...

23 Dec
MY STYLELBD

With the holiday season in full swing and New Year's Eve just around the corner, I wanted to share a few of my favorite little black dresses and rompers. What's great about these styles is that they are not only perfect for the holidays, but...

19 Dec
FAVORITESHOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

I am starting a new segment of my blog, called "SwellMayde Favorites", where I will take a moment to share a few items that I am currently coveting. This month, I created a holiday gift guide, full of chic gift ideas at every price point....