Today I needed some fresh inspiration. I wanted to get out of the city. With its 50 different types of wood and Art Deco style, for Long Beachians, the Queen Mary is the perfect place to feel like you left and gone somewhere without actually going anywhere! It is just around the corner, across the water. It was especially exquisite this time of year with its gigantic Christmas tree in the main shopping hall.
White Purls is all about Geometric shapes. (Just take a look at my Logo!) They are particularly flattering when placed strategically on the body. The geometric lines direct the eye to the areas you want to accentuate and in turn gives symmetry, balance, and good proportions to your overall silhouette. They help tell the story of your figure effortlessly!
Today's blog post is dedicated to every woman. We all need pearls in our lives. Splurge! Wield the essence of your femininity through the feel of delicate pearls. Reach for the goddess within you! Below is a collection of 6 Pearl related quotes to think about while looking at the Royal Darla Pillbox hat. You're a Queen!
Despite many of you now enveloped in tight knit sweaters, here in California we are still enjoying very hot days by the swimming pool. What better way to spend these last few Summer moments, than by sipping refreshing strawberry cocktails while relaxing on lounge chairs?!
This week I would like to formally introduce Pamela Trujillo. Not only does she model for White Purls, she is an expert Mixologist and well known among Long Beach's cocktail scene. Her bartending style marries new concepts with old techniques while staying true to her El Salvadorian roots.
♥ It's Party Time at Lafayette ♥ (I thought I'd share some French with you!) Without a doubt, The Lafayette building has had quite a life! In the mid 1980s various scandals emerged revolving around drugs, drunks and riots. The building had severely deteriorated and Long Beach wanted it demolished. Lucky for us, by the early 1990s it … Continue reading C’est la Fête at Lafayette’s
I've been really excited to share with you wedding photos featuring the ivory color Brigitte hat. Isn't the bride stunning?! What a dream! The luscious and silky hand (the feel) of the alpaca wool is to-die-for, making this knitted hat such an exquisite addition to the bridal ensemble. Back in early January 2015 I participated in a wedding photoshoot … Continue reading Hansel and Gretel – A Fairy Tale Wedding
A wedding on the beach is Elegant and so Romantic. It's magical! The sound of waves crashing, the ocean air, and miles of sand...
Don't you just absolutely love this romper? Or do you call it a Jumper? Toma-to, To-ma-to! (tomatoes are my favorite btw!) Every girl needs a romper. It's a classic must-have, no matter what. I always have a one-piece suit in my closet as my "go-to". Just like dresses, they are so easy! Do you struggle … Continue reading Little Black Romper
A Marilyn Monroe vintage style dress along with this red, white, and blue purse pair-up perfectly with the MINI Angelina Pilllbox Hat. And so, here we are venturing out of Downtown to The Art Theatre on 4th Street's "Retro Row", an eclectic community of shops and restaurants who share a love for everything vintage. (It is one of the hot spots in Long Beach.)