A DAY IN SAN DIEGO

June 14, 2016

After spending 3 very relaxing days at Rancho Valencia, Emil and I decided to make a quick stop in San Diego before heading back to LA. We love SD, and it's been a while since our last visit, so we figured this was a perfect opportunity to visit a few of our favorite spots. 

When we got to San Diego, we realized that it was definitely a bit cooler than Rancho Valencia, which was a nice surprise considering we planned to spend the day walking around. It was also a bit cloudy at first, but the sun came out by mid-day, and we ended up enjoying one of those amazingly beautiful days when everything comes together in the most magical way.



Our first stop - lunch at Cafe Gratitude. We love this place in LA, but we simply can't get over how cute the San Diego location is! Currently, we are a little more than obsessed with their vegan desserts and smoothies! Oh, and their salads and sandwiches are amazing as well! 

Next, we headed to San Diego harbor, which is always a must whenever we find ourself in SD. The walk along the boardwalk is absolutely sunning, but I love a bit of history, so I definitely suggest checking out the Maritime Museum and especially, the Star of India - a gorgeous 19th century ship!




No trip to San Diego is complete without a stop at the Gaslamp Quarter! So lively and fun, it offers pretty much everything from beautiful, Victorian architecture to great music and amazing restaurants! Basically, for 2 complete and total foodies like us, it's an absolute heaven!



Speaking of restaurants, another current SD favorite is KEX in Little Italy. A great dinner spot, if you're looking for a cute place to hang out and enjoy some cocktails and appetizers, I highly recommend it! Oh, and the rooftop patio is seriously amazing!






The outfit I'm sporting in today's post is yet another one of my looks comprised entirely of all my current favorites from Express! Love the lightweight olive bomber because it's such a great layering piece! So good with casual dresses and denim, I also love the fact that I can easily dress it up with tailored bottoms and heels. White denim mini skirts are a particular obsession of mine, and the one I'm wearing today is a recent find and a current favorite. Not too long or too short, I love the distressed hem because it adds such a cute casual element to the look. Today, I paired it with a white body suit and studded sandals, but I also love the way it looks with oversized shirts and sneakers. But versatility and cuteness aside, what I love about these pieces the most is how comfortable they are. Lately, comfort has become more important to me that even, and I am constantly updating my wardrobe with pieces that not only look good but feel good on as well. And these certainly do, so naturally, I'm in love!:)




EXPRESS Olive bomber jacket, high waisted raw hem denim mini skirt & bra came body suit | CHANEL Vanity case in grained calfskin | ISABEL MARANT Jaeryn grommet-studded sandals { in brown here } | RACHEL ZOE set of 5 rings | SHASHI Swirl midi ring, Rebecca ring & Ava ring 

55 comments:

Chileshe Silavwe said...

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Ashley Christabelle said...

I love San Diego to escape the hustle and bustle of LA! It gets quite chilly there, which I love. Really have to explore more of the city as it's so beautiful! :)

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Kristina Wilde said...

Absolutely stunning! Far enough away from LA but still close enough for a weekedn!
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Natali said...

Such a beautiful photo diary! A day in San Diego couldn't look more inviting than this. :)

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Emma Honohan said...

The port is so beautiful. Love the bomber!
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Keshia Michelle said...

This looks like such a fun day! I love those plates at Café Gratitude and the food looks perfect. That will be a must see for me whenever I visit Dan Diego.

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Monika Basiaga said...

So beautiful photos! :)
Love the views. outfit and food.

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Maria Abad said...

It looks like you had a lovely time. I've only been to San Diego once and I had a great time, I went to La Joya area and had lunch at a rooftop restaurant and I cannot wait to go back.
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Perfect outfit! This is totally my style! :)
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Nicole said...

You look great and so does all that food!! Xx

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Love those shoes
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Monika Wlodarczyk said...

These photos are so beautiful! Thanks for this wonderful travel guide!
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Beautiful photos!


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Adriana said...

These pictures look gorgeous!
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Stephanie said...

Beautiful pictures, love the shoes

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This is such a lovely outfit! Love the jacket!

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Michèle Kruesi said...

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Sophie Spiegelberger said...

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Claire Maïwenn said...

Perfect casual look for this day in SD!
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Love this look with the bomber jacket! So stylish!
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Muse x Malu said...

You look gorgeous and I love this outfit on you! The khaki bomber is great and I have been meaning to get one but I decided to wait for fall because it is way too hot to even think about wearing one here in AZ. I like that you wore white underneath because the color of the bomber looked great with it. Also, the food looked amazing! I hope you enjoyed your weekend!
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I love that white dress...It's such a statement piece.