What I Loved in March 2020

A collection of things I loved in March, from beauty products and fashion to entertainment and everything in between. Since January I’ve been following the COVID-19 outbreak, and I knew it was only a matter of time until it reached the United States. Even though I was aware at some point this would happen, never in a million years could I have mentally prepared for what is going on. On Wednesday, March 11th, it seemed like the world slowed down, leading to a nightmarish reality. Since then, we’ve officially hit the pause button on life, and it’s a scary and surreal experience. Two weeks agoRead More →

A Comprehensive List of Movies To Watch At Home

During this quarantine, I’ve been trying to keep busy and maintain my normal lifestyle as much as possible. My days consist of working, hanging out with Billy, going for jogs and exercising in my apartment (I’ll be sharing my favorite home workout videos and tips in the coming weeks). Each morning Billy and I choose a film to watch later on in the evening. We go back and forth between films we haven’t seen yet, and our favorite classics.  As a way to help deal with boredom from being stuck indoors, Gina and I each came up with a list of ten movie recommendations. TheseRead More →

Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking

This article was written before the United States went into lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. Last week, all that was on my mind was shopping for my upcoming (now canceled) trip to Palm Springs. It’s crazy how things can change so much and so fast. I’m hoping everyone stays healthy and safe during this challenging time. We’ll be curating articles to help you alleviate stress and deal with boredom, so stay tuned! In the meantime, here’s a link of helpful coronavirus resources. Xo-Kristie  My favorite way to get ready for the upcoming season is by incorporating springtime florals into my wardrobe. From a chicRead More →

15 Interesting Stories Worth The Read: Coronavirus Edition

Usually, our interesting stories series consists of news about fashion, fitness, entertainment, and carefree topics. In light of what’s currently going on, we thought we’d provide you with a list of coronavirus resources, tips, and facts to help you survive this challenging time. (3-15-2020) 1. The question on everyone’s mind—when will the coronavirus be over? 2. If you’re an apartment renter you need to read this.  3. A Girl in LA’s list of favorite TV shows that you can binge-watch.  4. This world map by Johns Hopkins University has become my go-to guide to track the coronavirus. 5. The best books (so far) this year.Read More →

15 Vogue Beauty Secrets (+ Where To Find All The Products That We’re Used)

Here at A Girl in LA, we’re always in search of beauty tutorials and new products to try out. Recently, I spent the weekend on YouTube watching all of the Vogue Beauty Secrets. With over 144 makeup and beauty tutorials to go through, you could say I learned an overwhelming amount of tips and tricks from actresses, models, and it-girls. I narrowed it down to 15 videos, which was difficult since they were all informative. The tutorials on my list include the basics like the best way to apply concealer and achieving the perfect cat-eye, to more involved like how Gwyneth Paltrow gets her glowingRead More →

Everything You Wanted To Know About Being A Celebrity Stylist

Before I started A Girl in LA I worked in various fashion PR showrooms in downtown Los Angeles. One of the many aspects of my job was to assist the stylists that came in. This meant helping them find the ideal clothing options for their celebrity clients. The goal is to get the designers’ pieces good press, which is done by being featured on the red carpet, at award shows, in editorial shoots, and at media events—basically anything that will get people talking because of who’s wearing it. My job consisted of showing the stylists new designs, offering style suggestions, photographing the finished look soRead More →