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2015 has already been filled with incredible experiences. A group of those memories were made in Florence, Italy, where Baxter and I were invited to visit by Luisaviaroma.

This Valentino look made me feel like Jackie O. A total princess in Florence.



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In December, I was invited to give a keynote at the Wired UK Retail Conference among speakers from Instagram, Google and more.

If you are interested in how content is changing the way we shop, take 20 quick minutes to see what I had to say:

While the in-book version is a bit different, click here to see what the Wired online editors had to say about my keynote. 

And, if you only read the article to get my look, this part is for you:

San Francisco Day Trip



With Baxter, Crossing the Golden Gate Bridge.



Muir Beach.


Between Muir Beach and Tomales Bay.


Baxter, my husband, and I were in San Francisco last week for work. On Friday, we decided to rent a convertible (cliche, but way more fun) and drive up the California coast. I have been to Napa and Sonoma several times on coordinated, large group trips, but visiting Northern California like this, on our own time, was so much better. It actually felt like a vacation.

If you are looking to take a stress-free day trip in California, here is what I suggest (and what we did ):

  • Rent a convertible.
  • Cross the Golden Gate Bridge, snapping selfies the whole way.
  • Drive slow through Sausalito and soak up the view of downtown San Francisco from across the bay.
  • Take the exit for Muir Woods. If you want to hike, actually go to the woods; if you don’t want to hike, grab a bottle of wine and some cheese and head to Muir Beach. There is an adorable Inn across from the beach, Pelican Inn, if you can no longer drive;)
  • Continue up the coast to Marshall, where you will find the Tomales Bay Oyster Company. If you want to grill your own, this is your spot. If you want someone to grill some oysters for you, continue 3 miles North to their restaurant, The Marshall Store. The Rosé is excellent, as are the oysters.