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Damsel Destination: Catalina Island

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Have you ever heard of the small island just off the coast of Los Angeles that’s called Catalina Island? Up until a few years ago I never dreamed that a land that felt so far, far away could be accessed so easily.

In full attempt to soak in every last ounce of summer that is left, this weekend we loaded up the boat with friends and set sail across the Pacific just a short distance to what felt like our own personal hidden gem.

We spent most of the weekend tied up in Two Harbors but took a day trip into the more populated town of Avalon {seen above}.

We drove {on our golf cart} past a pet cemetery that felt too bittersweet not to stop.

Boat shoes on a boat? Could not be more appropriate!

My trustyย Anchor Necklaceย help guide us. Okay, maybe not but at least I looked chic wearing it!

At night the temps really dropped and this cozy boyfriend sweater really came in handy {psst…it’s on sale!}.

Anything monogrammed pulls at my heart strings but this bag is overall perfection either way.

After eating boat loads of pasta, I was extremely thankful to have this adorable one piece from Zimmermann to cover up my tummy!

All in all it was a very relaxing weekend spent sipping wine, playing dictionary and enjoying laughs with friends.

Women’s The Diva Cut Off Shorts {$7} // Rails Kate Stripe Top {$108, c/o} // Zimmermann Ribbons Frill One Piece {$265} // J. Crew Cashmere Boyfriend Sweater {$250, $189} // Panama Hat {$58} // Soludos Espadrilles {similar cute pair here & here} // Cuyana Leather Tote {$150, c/o} // Anchor Necklace {$50}ย 

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  • Catalina island looks so pretty. If i ever get to the US, i will make sur to visit Cataline ๐Ÿ™‚
    xx Stephanie (

  • I really enjoy visiting your blog everyday. Super chic photo’s and great inspiration. xx

  • Denise

    I just bought same sweater in the Venetian Green…hope the color was not a mistake but love these sweaters

  • Beautiful island, great post ๐Ÿ™‚ Your shirt and the boyfriend sweater are perfect, too ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Great post.Love your blog.Please visit my blog.

  • love catalina island — my best friend had her bachelorette party there last fall, and it was something like heaven. all the besties on an isla bella? take me back. thanks for helping me relive the memories.

  • Gorgeous! Catalina like the mediterranean!

  • I absolutely love your style – beautiful pictures as always!!

  • Looks like a delightful getaway full of great style. Love the suit too!

  • I came across your lovely blog only recently, and I love it. Your style is so beautiful and timeless, and your pictures are gorgeous. Thanks!

  • This scenery is stunning and you look so effortless!

    Chelsea & The City

  • Jenna

    Those are my initials too!

  • beautiful photos! what a nice little escape ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Looks absolutely heavenly. I will be in Catalina in one week!

  • Marie-Emilie

    I love sailing we have a 30 foot sail boat here in Canada. I really wonder what is the brand of your boat I hesitate between a beneteau and a Dufour… But Beneteau is a big brand in USA.

    Thank you and enjoy sailing ๐Ÿ™‚

  • lovely tote! sounds like a blast
    kw ladies in navy

  • Sam

    I have always wanted to go to Catalina Island! It looks so gorgeous. And I love that anchor necklace.

  • Linda

    Being a newcomer to your blog, I wonder what c/o means in resources?

  • Incredible post! Just discovered your blog and absolutely LOVE everything about it!!

  • Such beautiful photos. I hope you had a blast there. Definitely made me want to visit the island : )

  • LOVE the bag and swimsuit!
    Check out:
    Instagram: @cristinamonti
    Tweet me: @thebbohoflow
    With Love,

  • Vicky

    Your bag is gorgeous, it’s just what I have been looking for. What colour is it?

    Beautiful pics as always ๐Ÿ™‚

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