May 23, 2018

// SMUDGE - The Items You ACTUALLY Need When Packing For A Trip //

   It was an incredibly daunting task trying to pack for an open ended trip to Europe this past Spring/Summer. I knew I would be in numerous social and weather situations which caused me to over-pack lik...

October 4, 2015

// SMUDGE- Instagram Opportunities You Can’t Miss in Paris //

     One of the many reasons why I adore Paris so much is that 99% of the time no matter where you look there is always something extraordinarily awesome to see. In the era of Instagram, Paris has a post wort...

August 11, 2015

// SMUDGE - Paris Part 5: The Latin Quarter //  

  I feel like almost every single street in Paris has been written about or featured in a movie at some point in time. Today while I adventured around the Latin Quarter, an area of Paris favored in the past by many a...

August 4, 2015

// SMUDGE - Fashion, Food, and Shopping in East London //

   The last time I was in London I was 14 and it was the last stop on a two week whirlwind trip around Europe with my family. My experiences in London were barely memorable and honestly pretty lame (well other th...

July 26, 2015

// SMUDGE - Paris Part 4: Canal St. Martin // 

Even though I have been in Paris for almost three months, I had yet to visit the gorgeous Canal Saint Martin in the 10th arrondissement of Paris. I am so glad I finally did because I had a super fun day exploring this...

June 18, 2015

// SMUDGE - Paris Part 3: Galeries Lafayette, Pigalle, Berthillion, and More Saint Germain //

- Filled to order cream puffs at La Maison du Chou

  Tucked in a little court yard in Saint Germain is La Maison du Chou, an adorable little bakery that specializes in crea...

June 5, 2015

// SMUDGE - Paris Part 2: The Seine, Saint Germain, and Père Lachaise //

   After spending a wonderfully relaxing week in the absolutely beautiful French wine country of Bordeaux, I got on a train and headed back to Paris. These are the highlights of my second week in t...

May 22, 2015

// SMUDGE - Château Lynch‑Bages Private Tour // 

  I had the wonderful privilege of taking a private tour of the Château Lynch‑Bages with the wonderful CEO of the place, Charles. Located in the adorable little French winery town of Pauillac, Lynch‑Bages has been ma...

May 19, 2015

// SMUDGE - French Wine Tasting  and Café Lavinal Review // 

  • JACKET: Helmut Lang White Blazersimilar 

  • PANTS: Kate Spade Cropped Trousers / similar 


May 17, 2015

// SMUDGE - Paris Part 1: Champs-Élysées, La Tour Eiffel, and Montmartre //

   I of course had a wonderful first week returning to my favorite place in the world. Between picnics under the Eiffel Tower, dining at swanky places where every single person had their sunglas...

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