Pop-In | Warby Parker

By now, you’re all probably familiar with Pop-In@Nordstrom and the one and only Olivia Kim. This month’s Pop-In Shop, Warby Parker, has me particularly excited. It’s possibly because I can’t live without my glasses. No really, I’m kinda a grandma when it comes to my eyesight. LOL!

If you’re a glasses lover yourself, I promise you’ll fall for Warby Parker and their stylish frames. What’s also really cool is that when you buy a pair of glasses, another pair is given to someone in need.

Here are a few of my favorite frames!



Stockton Sea Green Crystal

(FYI: Shopping for optical glasses will take you straight to the Warby Parker site.)

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Trendy layering can be tricky in the heat of summer. What’s a girl to do when it’s too warm for a jacket but her outfit needs an extra layer to look complete? Why, don a denim vest, of course.


denim vest | $48

Why we love it:

The light wash. We love that this denim vest is faded to an ultra-light wash. It gives it a semi-retro vibe and a fresh color that’s ready for a day of sunshine.

The versatility. This little number goes with everything! Wear it over a maxi dress, over a tee or tank, or even pair it with dark-wash or black jeans and you’re good to go.


There’s something so fresh and fun about summertime nautical style. Maybe it’s the crisp whites and deep navy colors, maybe it’s the pops of gold buttons, or maybe it’s just the beachy vibe. Whatever it is, we love these little anchor studs for just that reason.

anchor stud earrings | $8

Why we love them:

The nautical charm. These stud earrings are the perfect way to add just a touch of nautical whimsy to your look. We love that anchor shape is distinct but not overdone.

The versatility. Because these studs have an all-over goldtone finish, they’re sure to go with almost every outfit. Wear them as a fun pop of style that doesn’t draw too much attention!


With summer just around the corner, we can’t wait to lounge around in casual-chic style. We love these destroyed boyfriend jeans for just that reason—they’re ultra-casual and totally trendy.


destroyed boyfriend jeans | $52

Why we love them:

The dramatic destruction. As you can see, these jeans are completely torn up. We love how relaxed the look is, plus you get to show off extra summery skin.

The white denim. The clean white of the denim nicely balances the rugged destroyed details. It achieves that cool, artsy look without overdoing it.

The boyfriend fit. The always-chic borrowed-from-the-boys look is alive and well, and these jeans are no exception. The slouchy fit contributes to that casual style we know you’ll wear all summer long.


Happy Memorial Day! This holiday weekend means that summer break is ridiculously close—what better way to get into the summer spirit than by swimsuit shopping? If you’re heading to any beautiful beaches this summer, or planning on hitting the pool, one thing’s for sure: You need a new swimsuit.

Here are five of my favorite swim pieces out right now:

1. I’m usually shy about prints. I almost always stick with solid colors. But for some reason, I was attracted to this subtle tie-dye print and actually fell in love with the mandala print on the reverse side. Did I mention that it’s reversible? Win. Win.

Reversible Print Bikini Top

2. And now for the solid colors. How cute is this bright pink bikini? It’s simple with little details like that tiny cut-out on the back, and it comes in two more pretty summer colors if pink ain’t ya thing.


Solid Bikini Top

3. I love everything about this top. The higher neck and cropped style is different than your average triangle bikini top, and the criss-cross strap at the back is pretty cute, too. And that baby turquoise color just screams summer.


Crop Bikini Top

4. Scallop detailing and a crazycool orange hue? Yes, please.


Scalloped One Piece

5. This last bikini top is nothing crazy, but it just happens to be my favorite. That’s probably because it’s black. I think every girl needs a simple black top to mix and match with printed or plain bottoms. Also, the wrap style adds an athletic-inspired touch.

Wrap Bralette Bikini Top

Now, let’s hear it: Which style is your favorite?

xo ॐ – Amber


There are so many predictable pieces of jewelry out there, and while of course we love a good layering necklace and all those midi rings, this drusy ring is perfectly unlike anything we’ve seen lately.

drusy ring | $12

Why we love it:

It’s unique. We love how unrefined this ring is. It’s bold and proud to be in its unpolished form. (That’s kind of inspiring, is it not?)

It has natural shimmer. Those tiny facets add organic sparkle—nature’s own glitter!


Woah. Can you guys believe its already May? On the calendar, summer is oh-so-close—but in terms of heat, summer is already here in Cali. 90 degrees, all day, everyday.

One of my favorite parts about the rising temperatures is letting my toes have the spotlight. (Pedicures are in order first!) There’s just something so refreshing about letting my feet breathe.

Here are three of my favorite sandal styles right now:

Gladiator Girl
Every summer I go crazy for gladiator sandals. Whether you love the fierce knee-high style or something more subtle, there are endless gladiator styles out there right now.


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The Birkenstock
Ok, ok, I’ll admit that I wasn’t exactly a fan of  Birkenstocks at first, but they’re definitely growing on me. The more I see Birks, the more I like them. There are so many prints and colors, one for every girl’s style.


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Gimme Glam
Ah, my favorite. My girly girl side comes out when I see these bejeweled sandals. How cute are they?! I want them. All of them.


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Which sandal style is your favorite?

xo ॐ – Amber


Spring style is all about layers, is it not? You never know when the weather is going to be rainy or warm, and often it changes throughout the day. The best way to be prepared is with lightweight layers that you can don or shed accordingly. We love this breezy kimono for just that very reason.


floral print kimono | $48

Why we love it:

The floral print. The flowers all over this little kimono give it a distinctly girly look. Trade in those bold geometric prints for a bit in favor of this light, approachable blooms. It’s sweet without being overly cute.

The long length. This kimono falls all the way to your knees, which gives it a more dramatic look than the ones that are only waist-length. We love the way it swirls around your legs!

The carefree style. Partly due to the length, but mostly the loose fit, the shape of this kimono style is so fun and free. To us, it says you haven’t a care in the world and you’re just ready for a good time. Who doesn’t want their style to say that?


Sunny weather and all-day outings are just around the corner! Whether you’re on a day-trip to the beach or jaunt to the farmer’s market, you’ll need a handy catch-all for everything you need to take with you. So with that in mind, may we present the pineapple tote:


tri-coastal pineapple print tote | $12

Why we love it:

The playful print. Need we say more? We love the quirky pineapples on this tote. They’re fun, super cute, and we love how they add an instant tropical vibe.

The cotton canvas. No need to worry about how you treat this bag. The canvas is super durable, so you can stuff it full of essentials or fold it up when it isn’t in use. Get splashed by the pool? No worries, it’ll dry like it never happened.

The size. Not too small, not too big…juuuuust right.


I love to use minimal, versatile pieces as the foundation of my wardrobe. I often find that if I buy a simple dress, I can accessorize it in a variety of ways and it becomes almost unrecognizable with each new twist.

For example, here is a simple navy dress:


JS Boutique Strapless Ruched Chiffon Gown

Look 1: Edgy
For an edgy look, I would wear ear cuffs or ear crawlers. They lend a subtle edge factor without committing to something totally out there, like a crazy statement necklace.

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Topshop Rhinestone Ear CuffBaubleBar ‘Zelda’ Ear Crawlers

Look 2: Feminine and Flirty
For a feminine, flirtatious look I would accessorize with jewelry that has color in it—maybe even with a floral motif.

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BP. Fan Statement Necklace | BP. Fringed Statement Necklace

Look 3: Boho
For a boho look, I would accessorize with a lot of layers. Texture is your friend when it comes to the ’70s-retro trend.

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Topshop Tassel Drop Layered Necklace | BaubleBar ‘Zelda’ Fringe Bib Necklace

I hope I gave you some good ideas to polish your prom look to perfection.