Location: La Residence D’Angkor Siem Riep, Cambodia

We stayed at La Residence D’Angkor on a work trip to Siem Reap, Cambodia and it was honestly one of the most beautiful hotels I have ever seen.  You are right on the river and close to ancient Temples, night markets, dragon fruit orchards and incredible sunsets and sunrises.  If you are an early riser I would highly reccomend heading out to Angkor Wat around 4:30 am to catch the sunrise.

I lived on that balcony overlooking their freshwater pool (always full of flower petals and miraculously, no bugs) and ate fresh dragon fruit and dragon fruit dumplings every morning for breakfast.

Breathtaking.  I miss Cambodia already.

Dress: Independent Design for the Holidays

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I am less interested in traditional red and green for the holidays and loving blues, silvers and dark, simple color palates.  Some pieces I was fantasizing about while browsing around Etsy today . . .

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1. One shoulder A Line Dress by Marcella here 2. Bamboo jersey zig-zag dress by Tangent here 3. Gold sequin dres by Blush Fashion here. 4. Carved bone with Malachite hair pin from Hair Jems here 5. Freshwater pearl hair pin by My Pearl Dreams here 6. Monarch butterfly ballet flats by OCD Collection here 

Dress: Stripes

Always lovely. I’ve been so drawn to thin, small stripes this winter.  Some great pieces below inspired by the photo below taken in the Jardin des Tuileries on a gorgeous winter day in Paris.

1. Zigzag Striped Sequin Dress here 2. Black pumps here 3. Black/white belt versions here 4. Black bow gloves here 5. Glitter bow here 6. Black stripes on white dress here. Image via the Sartorialist.