Monday, July 21, 2014

Kara Lately


This summer is flying by and I have yet to begin Stylish in Los Angeles. Instead of writing a usual blog post, I thought I'd start something fun and new and give a little update too.

Lately, I have been...
Wearing: My pineapple tank and black Old Navy shorts - comfy and casual is the way to go!
Watching: The Bachelorette - I'm a sucker for love, travel, and roses. Plus Andi is the real deal.
Eating: Nutella pancakes - I made Sunday breakfast and cooked too much. At first, I planned on making pancakes and then I found some Nutella. So then I thought... why not mix them together! Sadly I forgot to take pictures but they looked a little something like this.
Planning: My next road trip - Now that I live in Southern California, I can drive to places like Palm Springs, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and so much more. Do you have any other suggestions my friends? I'm all ears!
Searching: For a Bridesmaid Dress - I was recently asked to be a bridesmaid for my close family friend and I am beyond excited for her wedding. The wedding is next summer but it is never too early to start looking for the perfect bridesmaid dress!
Listening: To Rude by Magic! - This is my summer jam. It's so easy to listen to. If you're familiar with the song, check out Dad's response. It is pretty clever. What do you think?

Have a great week everyone!

Dress: Nordstrom Rack
Purse: Thrifted
Sneakers: Vans
Sunnies: Ray Ban

Photography by: Taylor Matsunaga

Friday, June 13, 2014

Stylish in Los Angeles


Nowadays, I feel like I'm on vacation in LA. There is so many things to do and see here. Everyday feels like a new adventure! It's crazy to think that I've been here for over a month and things are starting to pick up back up again. Sadly, I have no need for my jeans and jackets here. These days I live in shorts and sandals. I'm slowly learning my way around LA and how to deal with traffic. With a little patience and some good music, traffic is more bearable. I started a new job working with kids and I adore them and the office is only a short walk from the beach! Also, did I mention that I have found a new love for Lemonade, sorry Starbucks. They have six wonderful lemonade flavors and I plan on trying them all!

I'm constantly learning new things, meeting new people and trying to find my niche in this big city. I don't have everything figured out down here but surprisingly things are falling into place. I may not know what I'll be doing next week, next month, or next year but I do know that the sun will always be shining and that gives me hope and happiness.

Top: Nordstrom Rack
Sweater: Forever 21
Shorts: Abercrombie
Sandals: Report
Purse: Coach

Photography by: Taylor Matsunaga

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Goodbye Seattle

This is my last post as a Seattle girl and I'm getting a bit emotional. All my bags are packed and I'm ready to go. This afternoon, my mom and I will start on our twenty hour road trip to Los Angeles. I don't plan on posting about the trip here but you can follow our mother-daughter road trip on my instagram.

These past few weeks, I felt so loved. Thank you for all of the goodbye cards, gifts and kind words. It isn't easy saying goodbye. As much as I want to avoid it, I know saying goodbye comes with the whole moving away thing. Seattle friends, please stay in touch. I'll be back but feel free to visit!

Also in case you were wondering, this isn't goodbye to Stylish in Seattle. I plan on keeping my blog name (because I'll always be a Seattle girl at heart) and blogging down in Los Angeles. Thank you to those who have followed me in Seattle. It's been a fun experience so far and I hope you all will continue to follow me on my journey in Los Angeles. Get ready LA 'cause here I come!

Blazer: Nordstrom
Top: J.Crew
Pants: Old Navy
Shoes: Vans

Photography by: Ryan Yanagihara