16 Amazing Moments In 2016

I’m selfishly writing this post more for myself than my readers, as I wanted to begin the New Year by reflecting on an amazing 12 months. From living the California dream to learning a new skill, 2016 brought lots of special moments. Here’s 16 of them.

  1. Seeing in the New Year in style — a group of us rented a stunning Georgian townhouse in Bath to kick-start 2016.

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Santa Barbara

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Walking on sunshine (and purple petals). Outfit details: dress, Lilly Pulitzer; Folding Wayfarer, Ray-Ban, Marleybone Tote, Aspinal of London; Flip-flops, Havaianas.

It’s been nearly six months since I returned from California yet I’m still dreaming about Santa Barbara, my favourite of the coastal cities that we visited.

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Venetian Nights

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Outfit details: V Stripe Wrap Dress, Topshop; Wedges, Boden; Bumblebee Necklace, Alex Monroe

After spending the day exploring Venice (read about that here!), we headed out for an apéritif and dinner.

This was my favourite time to see the city. Not only was it cooler and less crowded, the evening sunlight made it even prettier and more romantic.

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A Day in Venice

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I whisked my husband away for a surprise weekend in Venice to celebrate his 30th birthday.

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Pacific Coast Highway

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Beautiful Big Sur

There was something almost bittersweet about this part of our trip; it was what I considered the epitome of our Californian adventure, but it also marked the end of our stay.

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