MONDAY MEMO Apr 30, 2018

Monday Memo No. 14

30 Dresses in 30 Days Starts TOMORROW!!

I can’t believe it’s that time again, but I’m so excited to be kicking off the Spring/Summer edition of 30 Dresses in 30 Days tomorrow, May 1st!  If you’re new around here and haven’t followed my bi-annual series before, I’m excited to take you along this season!  Each day for 30 consecutive days I’ll be sharing a favorite dress geared towards a specific Spring or Summer occasion.  I’ll be covering everything from the perfect dress for Mother’s Day to dresses for summer weddings and even the best summer work dresses.  Be sure to check back first thing tomorrow for the new series and a look at dress number one!  Pro tip: If you’ve followed along in the past, you may have noticed that the dresses often sell out fast, so if you sign up for the Memorandum newsletter here, you’ll be the first to know when each dress is revealed!


Rich and I are headed to Paris on Thursday for work and I just ordered these squeezable travel bottles for shampoo, conditioner, lotion, face cleanser, you name it.  I love that they’re silicone so they’re easy to squeeze (no awkward ketchup bottle smacking situation like other travel-sized products) and they also have a convenient suction cup on the side which allows you to conveniently attach them to a mirror or shower wall.


As a midi-length devotee, I constantly get asked how I find all of my midi skirts and dresses which often requires some next-gen internet sleuthing.  My friend Krystal perfectly detailed the best tricks in her blog post here which covers everything from the right search terms (i.e. you won’t always have success with just “midi”), tailoring tricks, styling tips and more.  If you’re a fan of the universally-flattering midi length like we are, be sure to bookmark her tips.

Chef’s Table: Pastry

The Netflix series Chef’s Table is easily one of my all-time favorites.  If you haven’t watched the series, you’re in for a binge-worthy delight.  The series takes you inside the minds of the world’s best chefs and culinary stars who are revolutionizing the way we eat.  The fourth season just came out and much to my sugar-addicted delight, the entire season is dedicated specifically to pastry chefs.  THE BEST.

My Secret Weapon When It Comes to Sunglasses

I love a pair of designer sunglasses as much as the next girl, but sometimes I want a funky, trendy pair of sunglasses without having to take out a mortgage, you feel me?  I discovered BP sunglasses at Nordstrom about a year ago and have been hoarding them ever since.  For $14 (not a typo, that’s FOURTEEN DOLLARS) you will find the biggest, best assortment of adorable sunglasses on the planet.  I’m not kidding, I own at least seven pairs of these things and they’re absolutely fantastic—from classic aviators to chic cat-eyes.  They don’t feel or look cheap and the best part?  If (and when) you drop them, sit on them, or scratch them, you won’t need to see a therapist to deal with the grief.  You’ve seen me wear this pair constantly and I just bought this pair too.  Love love love.

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6 Responses to Monday Memo No. 14

  1. I watched all over season 4 in one sitting… not mad about it! x

    chevrons & éclairs

  2. Samantha David says:

    I think it so fun to have multiple inexpensive pairs of sunglasses to mix and match than only one expensive pair. I love finding new and trendy ones from all the streets vendors in New York, too!

  3. I’m new around here but I’ll be sitting here waiting for your bi-annual series through the 30 days¡¡¡¡¡

    New post on my blog a simple outfit but full of colors…

    Kisses from Miami. Happy Monday¡¡¡¡¡¡

  4. Courtney says:

    Thank you for the post! I just ordered the travel bottles, and I will be trying out the BP sunglasses soon!

  5. Cynthia Meek says:

    So this is totally off topic, but have you ever appeared in the show Westwood? It’s on Netflix. I swear I saw you in one of the scene.

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