Chrissy trying the Chicken Pot Pie and artesian hot chocolate at South Park's Eclipse Chocolate Bar & Bistro

5 Things You Should Know About Eclipse Chocolate Bar & Bistro

Hey Chrissettes! Don’t you just love an amazing cafe? Whether it’s the good food like one of my all time favorites the avocado toast to the ultra chic interiors to the delicious coffee, today’s coffeehouses and restaurants have become more than just a place to get a great drink. For someone who’s constantly on-the-go, these…

Chrissy at the La Jolla Fashion Festival Red Carpet

5 Things I Learned from the La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival

Hey Chrissettes! One of my favorite things about being a blogger is being able to attend some of the coolest events ever, this time being the prestigious La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival! Having been a long time fan of cinematic films, it made even more exciting for me. Also known as the Cannes of…

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.…

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…