Sunday, September 30, 2018

Goodbye September

♫ Miami Horror- All It Ever Was ♫ 

Hey guys!

I'm doing a quick break from the Canada pics and posting some random snaps from this month. It's been a fun yet busy month for me, but I'm sooooo ready for fall now...once October starts I get all into the Halloween and autumn spirit, I just wish the weather would cool down a bit...or even better I'm thinking of taking a little fall getaway locally or in another state to experience a "real fall" again, Any recs? 

Don't be surprised to see more pumpkin-flavored things, more coffee shops, and autumn inspired outfits on the blog in the months to come. 

Wearing: Lou & Grey linen blazer, H&M tee, vintage straw bag, Zara boots and pants, UO sunnies

Rad face art by The Cartorialist, love her work!

Cool sustainable fashion networking event at Galerie.LA in ROW DTLA, love this new shop! They carry a bunch of my favorite sustainable brands.

Summer bag collection:
From left to right: vintage straw bag, Poshmark rattan bag, The Dharma Door large net bag, tiny shell bag from El Salvador)

Checking out ROW DTLA's Rappahannok Oyster Bar, I'm not a huge fan of oysters but I did love the interior of this amazing restaurant! We ended up trying this refreshing mojito-style drink (forgot the name lol) and their delicious brussels sprouts!

Checking out Commodity Coffee's new and improved space in Long Beach. Also loved the new interior and of course their iced oat latte!

The Hangout shop in LBC, love their outdoor garden and patio!


Chasing sunsets all day errrday.

I hope you guys had a swell weekend!  

Stay tuned for my Toronto trip pictures coming up! :)




Thursday, September 27, 2018

Canada Trip: Montreal

♫  Minou- Chambre Ocean ♫ 

Hey guys!

Sorry I haven't been posting frequently but I've been super busy with work this week, but here are the pics of Montreal!

Honestly, I think this was one of my favorite cities from the trip, I loved Quebec City too but Montreal is on a whole other level, it's definitely bigger and filled with so much to see and experience. 
I even got a chance to visit the MAC which is the Museum of Contemporary Art, I also noticed there were so many other cool art museums and installations all over the city. I think this is what attracted me more to it, there was so much art, culture, and diversity. 

I loved the mix of modern and old architecture all over, especially in Old Port Montreal. Old Port Montreal reminded me so much of France, the streets, the cute cafes, the cobble stones, the get the picture. It was definitely one of my favorite areas in downtown besides the arts district. 

Of course I also had to hunt for the cutest cafes and concept stores and I found, there were so many I saved on my list but so little time *le sigh*

I highly recommend visiting Montreal, such a cool artsy city with friendly locals and there is plenty to see and do. Wish I could've stayed longer who knows maybe next time! 

Montreal views.


Montreal's Botanical Garden.

Downpour, missed the rain so much!

Sightings in Mont-Royal Ave.

Good times with my sister.

Old Port Montreal.


Coffee Break.

Cool exhibit called "Unstable Presence" by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer at the MAC.

Loved this installation called "Pulse Spiral" the lights flickered along with the same pulse and rhythm of  your heartbeat while holding a sensor. 

"La Foret Urbaine" art installation....LOVED this right in the middle of the city!

"Moving Dunes" art installation. 

Crescent St. 

Stopped at Tommy Cafe for a quick snack and drink... LOVED it!

Iced chai, matcha, and a yummy pastry.

Visited the cutest concept shop: Maison Pepin.

Maison Pepin is a family-owned shop and there's also cafe.

Loved the whole chill ambiance and aesthetic.

Nature walk outside the city.

Ile Saint-Bernard.

Pure bliss.



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