I’ve been on the go all summer I feel like, from the East Bay to The City, to Peninsula, and then to many wine country weekend trips and an overnighter in Modesto… it’s been a little hectic to say the least. I’m a professional nomad (and a well seasoned one I might add) even when I lived in Los Angeles, so until @Twelfthknight and I secure a place for ourselves I will continue to live and work like this until we find a home.
I got a bit stir crazy a few weeks ago and wanted so badly to trade the traffic and noise for cactus and wide open spaces like Palm Springs. Palm Springs never happened, but I did find this cactus garden one day, and low and behold I felt like I had just teleported myself somewhere far away.
This red dress I got a lot of compliments on, it’s such a light and breezy thing to wear and it’s perfect for those warm summer days. It is striped with billowy sleeves and I wore it off the shoulder to get some color on my skin. The tie waist also makes it extra flattering.
I look back on the last few weeks and realized this was a good reminder to find peace within your little sanctum. Whether it be carving out time to mediate, deep breathe, intentionally disconnect, or just sit and be still without judgment. Take a walk around the block, sniff flower bushes, or sit in the sun for 10 minutes…I think it’s important to allow yourself that each day. We’re so busy running around, wasting away in traffic, and being plugged in that we forget about what it’s like to connect with nature.
Be well everyone.
Shot by Shannon Righetti
Hat: Sold out currently, but I find that this brand has the greatest selection of brims under $70
Dress: currently sold out, but I’ve found all their beautiful dresses here // Candy takes an extra 10% off