Chrissy Baclagan at the historic Weissmiller Pool at the Lafayette Hotel, San Diego

A Day at San Diego’s Lafayette Hotel

Hi Chrissettes! Summer’s officially in the air this lovely July, especially here in San Diego it’s been cloudy the past couple weeks, aka my kind of weather. While summer isn’t exactly my favorite season, I still enjoy the lovely blue skies, longer daytimes, and being by the water. Speaking of which, if you’ve been following…

The inside of The Crea Magazine Issue 5 and Speckled Earrings from Soil Stone Co

The 3 Types of Earrings Every Fashionista Owns

Hey Chrissettes! Do you love interesting, weird thingamabobs yes, that’s a word because Ariel? Maybe it’s just me, but I’ve always been fascinated by them. For as long as I could remember, I’ve always wanted and sought out unique pieces Maybe it’s Momma B’s influence again, haha. My constantly growing earring collection is no exception.…

Chrissy wears green high waisted shorts and a black bodysuit from Lynt.

5 Lynt Basics You Need for Your Summer Wardrobe

This post is sponsored by Lynt. All opinions are 100% mine as always. Hey Chrissettes! It’s already summertime, can you believe it? Here’s to the days filled with exciting memories, eating tons of ice cream, not dying in the heat, and wearing super cute summer OOTDs. Related content: 5 Father’s Day OOTDs Inspired by my…

Chrissy is sitting down and is wearing a black button up top, pink UNIQLO trousers, floral print sneakers, and a gold circle necklace

5 Father’s Day OOTDs Inspired by my Dad

So, it’s finally Father’s Day here in the United States, Chrissettes. If you’ve been following me on the blog for a while, you may already know that both of my parents were some of my biggest and still are! style icons growing up. Since it’s Father’s Day, I thought it would be a great way…

makeup brush in a pot

5 Ways to Keep Your Skin Flawless with Katelyn of E.C. Stylebar

Meet Katelyn McCullough, co-founder of Elwynn & Cass, LLC (aka E.C. Stylebar). Born and raised in Las Vegas, NV, she moved to San Diego to attend University of San Diego. After graduating, she decided to stay in San Diego to start her own business alongside her mother to create a beauty concierge service based in Southern California…

chrissy hiding behind a leafy tree at Balboa Park

Behind the Dress: An Interview with Fashion Designer Chyna Barron

I remember the first time I met her at the Fashion Week San Diego internship last year. Having worked at countless events together, we were able to still stay in touch even after the internship ended. Now, I find myself sitting across from her once again, this time in a little corner at Chula Vista’s…

The Holistic Science Company Rose + Hibiscus Corrective Toner, Victoria's Secret Tease perfume, and a lacy bra flatlay - The Chrissy Collective

9 Skincare Products You Need to Try for Spring

Hey Chrissettes! Usually, I tend to blog more about fashion more than anything passion for fashion anyone?, but I thought it would be nice to change things up every once in a while, especially since this blog is also about lifestyle as well. For me, everything I do – from visiting a local spa to sharing…

Vanessa Bali booth at the Fashion Week San Diego Spring Showcase 2017

Top 4 Trends at the Fashion Week San Diego Spring Showcase

Hey Chrissettes yes, that’s a thing now. Sorry not sorry! If you’ve been following me on the ‘gram, you may already know that I stopped by Fashion Week San Diego’s Spring Showcase this year, and believe me, it’s not like any of their already incredible events. Held at the beautiful Hotel Del Coronado instead of…

Chrissy wears a black sleeveless top, levi's vintage denim, koko couture Chrissie bag, and Christian Siriano

The Levi’s Mom Jeans I’m Wearing Nonstop

Have you ever owned a piece or pieces, if you get what I mean 😉 and find yourself wearing it nonstop? That pretty much sums up my ongoing relationship with a certain pair of high waisted vintage jeans. One might say I could be obsessed, and they’re right- I am obsessed… Obsessed with how versatile…

Rae Boutique's models from Spring It On.

Spring It On Trends at the San Diego Coronado Ferry Docks

Hello loves! Not too long ago, I had the chance to attend an interesting fashion show last Sunday. Having been attending different fashion shows for a while now made me feel super excited, especially since it’s been a while to the point where I can’t wait to be back at Fashion Week San Diego’s Spring…