Chile, FASHION, South America, Spring, TRAVEL,



WEARING: Desiguel sweater, custom deer skin gloves.

The Atacama desert is a wonderful mix of extremes. Sweltering heat during the day leads to perfectly cool sunsets followed by freezing temperatures at night. Packing for such a wide variety of climates can be a challenge, so I chose versatile pieces that are great for layering.


When I think of packing for desert life, I imagine neutral tones, with pops of red and orange like the blazing sunrises and sunsets that move across the sky each day. Whether horseback riding, hiking, or simply lounging I want the perfect mix of comfort and style. I love playing with pattern and texture and layering soft alpaca sweaters with rough hewn leather and suede. And a few trusty hats are necessary for shade from the blazing sun.


Gorin Bros hat, Oliberte Backpack, Zara suede fringe vest, BCBG Belt, Sorel Women’s Slimpack Riding Tall Boot in Shale (Now on Sale).

TIP: I always buy local when I travel, so leave some room in your suitcase to bring back local treasures like this handmade poncho I found in a local market. The best part is no one will be wearing what you are when you get back home!


For my footwear I could not have survived without my trusty Sorel and Frye boots. Both are fashionable and incredibly comfortable. These two companies have truly mastered functionality and timeless style.

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