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Back in Business

I haven’t written here in a while now. Modern Stripes has always been a passion project for me – an outlet where I could share my favorite finds, travel itineraries and most researched ideas and advice. And if I’m being incredibly honest I think…

November Mood Board on Modern Stripes

November Mood

November is finally upon us AND it’s beginning to look a lot like themostwonderfultimeoftheyear and as a total festive season fanatic, I for one couldn’t be more excited! This year has been quite the doozy for me as far as self exploration, finding happiness…

September Mood Board - Modern Stripes

September Mood

“life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” – The Great Gatsby Fall is my favorite time of year and with the arrival of September it is OFFICIALLY upon us – yay! Crisp air, apple picking, patio wine nights (with…

August Mood on Modern Stripes

August Mood

  “August is like the Sunday of summer”  -unknown As an Arizona girl, I’m always ready for August to roll around. Don’t get me wrong I love summer and all it has to offer – swimming, bbqs, copious amounts of rosé – but at…

An Ode to Stripes on Modern Stripes

An Ode to Stripes

On this ‘National Stripes Day’ I thought I’d devote a mini moment on Modern Stripes to my love of stripes themselves. It started out simple a shirt here, a notebook there – before I knew it stripes were covering my bedroom, closet and kitchen. Upon…

August Inspiration on Modern Stripes

August Inspiration

Who else woke up this morning asking themselves is it really August, already? This happens every year – you start with some resolutions and next thing you know summer is on it’s way out, the kids are planning for back to school and I am…

Soludos Espadrilles

Spring Style Essentials

Ah, nothing like Spring time in the city. Buildings glisten with a little bit of morning dew and people actually walk around with slight smiles on their morning commute. It might just be that now having an occasional iced coffee is a not so…

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Pinterest Inspiration from my Rainy Weekend

At this point I’m thoroughly convinced that the sky is falling here in San Francisco. It has been raining for a whole week straight. The only thing keeping me from going stir crazy is cranking out some of the Pinterest recipes and DIYs I’ve saved…

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Sunday Shopping

I don’t know about where you are, but here in San Francisco it has been one wet and rainy weekend. Being an Arizona girl at heart you could say I’m not the biggest fan of rainfall – I find it rather inconvenient. After living in San…

Pink Peonies

Why “Modern Stripes”?

Hi there, thanks for stopping by 🙂 I’m so excited to (finally) be publishing my first post on Modern Stripes! I created this site as a place to share the everyday details and things that inspire me most. A little background info: My daily uniform…