turning 28 in PARIS (!!!!)

hi my name is Allie and I’ve just celebrated the most incredible 28th birthday a girl could ever ask for. some of my favorite people and I found CHEAP CHEAP CHEAP tickets, so we all booked flights to my favorite city in the world: PARIS. scroll through for a photo diary of one of the…

a quick trip to milan

I’ve been wanting to travel internationally for work for FOREVER, and it FINALLY HAPPENED! I was lucky enough to be sent to Milan to wrap up the MICAM trade show…which pretty much means I was in Italy for 48 hours and then turned around and came right back home. No complaints from meeeeee! I also…

on pulling off the band aids

Hey old friends, it’s been a while since we last talked. I have, on paper, a myriad of reasons that could be the reason for my lengthy absence on here; I landed the dream job, I’m commuting like crazy, I have an active social life in Los Angeles, I’m trying to sort out my thoughts,…

on new chapters

I started a new job today. A job that I’ve been daydreaming about since I was 19, when I first realized what opportunities the future could hold. I used to go to this thing called “Teen Vogue, Fashion U” – a conference put on by the magazine (my favorite at the time) in New York…

another day, another wedding

Dress: Zara; Shoes: Cathy Jean My friend Beau’s brother got married this past weekend, so I was lucky enough to get all dolled up and be his date. We trekked out to Goleta, California, where we got to watch them get married under the most beautiful tree you could possibly imagine, and got to watch…

Coachella ’18

Cause does it even count as going to Coachella if you don’t take an excessive amount of photos with the ferris wheel in the background?? Coachella outfits consisted of loose clothing, a trusted oversized Levi’s jacket, old school Converse with a DIY twist and ALL OF THE BANDANAS. I’m still suffering from the Coachella cough…

on destinies

I had my palm read at work last week. My favorite IT guy came over and asked to see our palms, and then proceeded to blow us away with how well he was able to navigate through the lines on our hands and offer us a scarily accurate synopsis on our personalities. Mine? I’m close…

WORLD SERIES

We woke up this morning not realizing we’d go to a Dodgers World Series game (and watch them win). One of the coolest experiences of all time; a total bucket list moment. Plus, the fact that Kate and I got to share this together is pretty epic, too. Let’s Go Blue.