A new season, new blooms, new friends & beautiful new things to wear. But these are more than just clothes… These are new things that clothes can do for you. Stretch. Fit. Live with you. So wear what moves you – Literally – Just in time to gorgeously show up for spring. – Banana Republic
The Monterey/Santa Cruz area has always held a special little spot in my heart. The bike rides, the beach, the food, the sea life, the quaint little town with just enough things to do but never overwhelmed with touristy noise.
We made a spontaneous trip to this amazing resort in Marina (a small town just 20 minutes outside of Monterey) and stayed at Sanctuary Beach Resort in the Ocean Beach Front suite, which was more than perfect. I love being able to step out onto the patio and walk right down to the beach. The scenery was blissful and even in winter the weather was warm. I love watching the sunset each night laying on the patio as we fell asleep to the ocean waves crashing.
Dress:BCBGeneration jersey maxi dress (also comes in peach/on sale here) | Shoes:Zara metallic pumps (on sale) | Bag: Chanel WOC bag | Hat: Fedora (similar here) | Necklace:OASAP | Glasses: Dior cateyes
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Took these photos a few weeks ago wearing the most comfortable maxi dress by BCBGeberation. I love the drop waist with subtle pleating because it creates a fit and flare silhouette that’s very flattering for all shapes and sizes. I’m also kind of obsessed with the peak-a-boo open back details.
One of the best things about living in California is of course the weather. During the colder months when everyone is layered in layers, we can still get away with just a sweater. It’s as if we never really have to bundle up all the way. Which is good because I love being able to wear a light jacket or sweater to keep me warm and cozy but still wear flirty skirts and open toe heels when I want to. :)