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London with French Connection.

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London is one of my favorite cities- the street style, the hustle & bustle, the proper way of speaking english, the double-decker buses, the bright red phone booths, fish & chips, I mean, how could it not be a favorite?

So I was excited to find out I would be traveling to London with one of my favorite brands, French Connection. I’ve always loved everything that they’ve carried from clothing, shoes to accessories and even house ware. I always end up finding the cutest pieces that are versatile yet fun, like this white sweater I got a couple of months ago.

I did a lot of sightseeing, tons of picture taking and grubbed on too much fish & chips but I felt very British by the time we had to close out our trip which was great. The most exciting part about my trip was getting to hang with the French Connection team, checking out their new fall collection and getting to attend their A/W ’14 Campaign press preview launch party! It was all sorts of fun; with the theme being magic, rabbits, and one of London’s biggest magicians, Troy Von Scheibner.

Here’s a small diary of what my trip looked with French Connection! Hope you enjoy the photos as much as I enjoyed being there!

Special thank you to French Connection for having me! xo

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Room service was always enjoyable especially when the spread looks like that!

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Always a treat to go to the London eye!

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My head to toe French connection look wearing: skirt, sweater, heels + cross bodyfrenchconnection4.jpg_effected frenchconnection18 frenchconnection.jpg_effected

Loved this beautiful sequin French Connection skirt from my girl Kristi- it’ll be available soon! This sequin dress is cute too (on sale!)

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I love their boyfriend jeans!

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Me and my girl Kristi!

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London looks beautiful in the evening, doesn’t it?

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Can’t wait to start wearing fall pieces especially in this color palette: backpack, blouse, jeans and blouse.

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Love this floral print. Perfect for summer!

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My favorite shot for their A/W campaign!

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Got to hang with the beautiful Jourdan Dunn at the press event! She’s darling!

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So long London! You’re always a pleasure! Thanks French Connection for having me!

Some of my favorite FC pieces:

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The Perfect: White Tee.

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Let’s talk about the perfect white tee and it’s versatility. It’s a simple basic that often gets overlooked, but it’s one of my top favorites to mix n’ match with.

There’s something fresh about having that perfectly worn white tee to throw on when you’re in a rush or when all fails. It’s easy, simple and so effortless.

Most of the time, I wear my favorite white tee(s) with a tailored blazer and ripped jeans for an off duty look or for something more casual, I pair my tee with a mini skirt and sneakers.

Finding the ‘right’ white tee can take a while especially if it’s going to become one of your wardrobe staples.. it needs to be perfect. Here are my top 5 styles to look for when buying your favorite white tee:

  • SUPER SOFT: The softer it is, the more worn in it’ll get. Make sure to look for a mix of cotton + modal when purchasing a super soft tee…. or a linen/cotton blend.
  1. T by ALEXANDER WANG
  2. TOPSHOP
  • BOYFRIEND: This style comes in a more oversized fit, so make sure to size down so that it gives you the right amount of looseness.
  1. ACNE STUDIOS
  2. BLK DNM
  • DESTROYED: My favorite out of the 5, for sure. Look for distressed details like holes, raw hedges, frayed collars and cool washes. For this style, it’s best to stick to a bit of an oversized fit for a cooler look.
  1.  FREE PEOPLE
  2. IRO
  • POCKET: This ones cute and charming. Try to find one with a small pocket and short sleeves so that it’s not overwhelming. This style tee always looks great with a pair of boyfriend jeans!
  1. TOPSHOP
  2. RAG & BONE
  • V-NECK: V-necks are a bit sexy. Find one with a wide v-neck so that you can show off that great neck of yours….and of course that clavicle bone! Layer up dainty neckles for the added touch.
  1. TARGET
  2. SPLENDID

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Oaxaca Diary.

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Finally! My last share of photos from the beautiful state of Oaxaca.

Words can’t describe how much I love and adore my country- México, but most importantly how proud I am to be Mexican. States like Oaxaca definitely take my appreciation for my country, people, culture and history to another level. Oaxaca has definitely become one of my top destinations to travel to, get away and enjoy the richness of what they have to offer.

Take a peek at what I’m talking about… more than likely,  you’ll fall in love too. Enjoy!

Te quiero mi México lindo y querido!

ps- Also, check out the cool video from my good friend Fernando from one of my favorite Oaxacan restaurants in L.A, Guelaguetza, made of me during our first trip to oaxaca back in December… forgot to share the first time, so here it is (down below)!

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