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  1. When the beauty of the first-holiday snowfall has worn off, and you’re dealing with the realities of winter, that’s your cue to book a vacay. Sure, there’s some coordination involved (PTO, dog sitters, or babysitters at that) but once you take a step into any of these Vitamin D rich destinations, it’ll totally be worth your …

  2. It was as if the entire Bay Area was taking a nap the day I recently reunited with my beloved Bianca Sotelo, stylist and friend extraordinaire. The light drizzle and grey skies had seemingly hypnotized the city – except us, who spent the better part of an otherwise throwaway Thursday on one of those good-for-the-soul lady …

  3. As much as I adore the thoughts of a dreamy winter wonderland, let’s be real: it never takes long before the serene scenes of snow take a dreadful turn. Bone-chilling blizzards. Teeth-chattering temperatures. I don’t know about you, but when these unwelcome guests come knocking, that’s always my cue to start plotting a great escape. You …

  4. I’ll admit that it seems like a strange place to accidentally end up, but I never really intended to live in New York City. I know other people—lots of people, in fact—need to live there. To check it off a bucket list. To see if they can make it. To really earn their status as starving …

  5. Bridging the gap between the digital expression of W&D and the physical manifestation of what we’ve built is the ultimate dream for me. And sometimes when you want to tackle a goal that lofty, the pressure to make something AMAZING right out of the gate can be debilitating. Throw your own personal style into the mix …

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  7. Traveling inspires, traveling invigorates. Traveling also reveals your biggest quirks, insecurities, and ticks, often before the plane’s seatbelt sign has even been turned off. Whether packing a bag to vacation with a new lover or an old friend, don’t let a lack of communication get in your way of a great trip. Before you buckle up …

  8. You’ve probably seen Jesse Kamm pants around the internet – those perfectly tailored, 1970s-inspired, high-waisted sailor pants that come in a multitude of earthy, one-of-a-kind colors. Ring a bell? I’ve been following Jesse Kamm for some time on social media and lusting after those pants! That color palette she is working from I honestly just want …

  9. On vacation, I like to wake up late, mainline fancy coffee drinks, eat more candy than my teeth prefer and indulge in some local booze. Productivity is not a priority. But in between all the relaxing, I also see a lot of new, interesting things, and I may just get the urge to capture some of …

  10. The plan sounded a little whacked the first time she shared it with me—but whacked in a charming, “oh, you crazy kids” kind of way. A few months ago, my endlessly energetic, free-spirited hairstylist Alyssa told me how she and her husband planned to pack their four daughters—all under the age of nine (including a four-month-old …

  11. What do you know about Belgium? Chocolate, waffles, beer – perhaps some of us know Belgium a little too well, thanks to last Friday night’s triple IPAs. But there’s so much more beyond the gluttonous activities. Let’s explore the sweet little country. Nestled between France, the Netherlands and Germany, Belgium is the perfect pit-stop on a …

  12. I’m very excited to cross Vancouver, BC off my travel bucket list. I visited the beautiful coastal city when I was in middle school and have wanted to go back ever since. While Joe and I have been attempting to get in some much-needed downtime together and enjoy each other before baby #2 makes her debut, the …

  13. There’s a bit of a Goldilocks Syndrome to the beach towns of southern California. Venice is an eclectic mix of the ultra hip and the ultra hippie. Malibu, a scenic winding drive north on Route 1, is celebrity central, where you try not to swerve into the ocean while wondering which palace houses Beyoncé and those babies. …

  14. Man, what a year. 2016 – I mean, really?   However, I’m not only talking about the election – I’ve tried to live a life sans drama  – and in reflection, the last few years have been quite the opposite. I tend to be a bit of a hermit on social media – I am one …

  15. While there are plenty of ways to spice up your relationship in the sweet summertime, sometimes nothing can compare to getting the heck out of town with your significant other for a sizzling romantic getaway. It is during this time you can wave goodbye way to the monotonous routines and everyday stresses, and focus on what’s …

  16. When it comes to summertime road trips, many of us share a familiar dream: to see America by car. With the breezy beaches in North Carolina to the epic grandeur of the California coast, the United States is home to so much magnificent beauty awaiting our discovery. Unfortunately, daily routines, jam-packed calendars, and a slew of …

  17. Condé Nast Traveler magazine, don’t read this: I NEED TO STOP READING CONDE NAST TRAVELER MAGAZINE. It’s leading me to believe a regular ol’ average every-day vacation is sipping Chianti on a private island off the coast of Italy, paying a mortgage payment per night for a hotel. With all due respect to that periodical: lol no. …

  18. There’s something about Amsterdam. Maybe it’s the charming architecture or the horseshoe-shaped canals or the laid-back lifestyle. The streets are lively and the people are kind, the buildings are historic and the dogs are off-leash. Whether it’s art, history, or hell, even cheese that brings you to Amsterdam, you’re in for a treat. For your next …

  19. I used to revel in jet-setting, it was something that was the proverbial carrot at the end of some roles that I struggled through. I always found my time spent ‘on the road’ whether it was with clients or peers, was my speed as I was able to interact with new people and places. I was …

  20.   We were so happy to hear all your excitement around the new luggage brand, AWAY. Many asked when (or if) larger sizes would be available I’m here to let you know that YES! There is now an entire set of check and carry-on bags available. What’s better? They all fit inside one another, making it …

  21. i’m thinking about how to make traveling a little more enjoyable these days. we’re going to be traveling a lot this summer and if you are anything like me, traveling is exciting only because of the destination. i love the anticipation of jetting off to see a new city, eat exotic food, visit old friends, or …

  22. isn’t this dreamy? the balbegno castle in scotland has been redecorated by the ladies at pedlars and it is now available to rent.

  23. i love really old things. i also love very modern things. this amazing home by messana o’rorke architects manages to capture the best of both aesthetics in a warm, casual addition to a farm house. via my favorite source of home inspiration desire to inspire.