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Working for the Weekend.

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Last weekend I had the pleasure of taking a mini getaway to Sedona, Arizona with my beautiful friends from Lovers + Friends. They invited me to join in on a awesome little trip to launch their Fall ’14 Collection called ‘Working for the Weekend.’

The new collection is inspired by working hard to enjoy the fun things, like mini getaways. It’s a collection that aims to always make you look and feel good whether at work, happy hour or during the weekend. After a week long of hustling at your 9 to 5 job, it’s about rewarding yourself while looking great in Lovers + Friends. Our trip to Sedona was just that.

Working super hard non-stop with the blog, projects, meetings and my Sj brand all week long is exhausting. So finally getting to enjoy the weekend and reward myself with a trip, shopping or my favorite activity is always the icing on the cake. I was so excited to be a part of this launch because I’m a true believer of working hard to only play harder.

The awesome itinerary for the weekend had a couple of things that I had never done before, like riding on a six-seater plane over the Grand Canyon (whoa! MAJOR) and star gazing at night. I can now check the Grand Canyon off of my bucket list, yes!

So remember to reward yourself after a week, a month or a day full of hard work while looking beautiful, especially in Lovers + Friends. Check out more of the collection here.

*special thank you to L+F, Raissa and Brea for inviting me on this cute little trip! You guys nailed it with the special details and itinerary! xo

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Wearing this pretty ‘Monday to Friday’ romper by Lovers + Friends and paired it with sneakers for a more relaxed look.

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A little shopping for these gems at Turquoise Town.

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Beautiuful scenery everywhere you turned.

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Can’t believe i flew in this tiny plane- I was terrified that I almost didn’t go on board. So glad I did though, was proud of myself!

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Our gorgeous view of the Grand Canyon.

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The six-seater plane ride with these gals!

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Celebrating our hard work and dedication for what we do with champagne and strawberries! My kinda celebration!

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So glad my bestie came along on this trip!

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Cutest Tipi inside the resort. Wearing the Memories’ top  and L+F denim shorts

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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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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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