As a wardrobe Stylist to the Stars, Amy shares her insider tips on how to look your best and where to shop in Southern California.
Amy McLaughlin redecorates a beach cottage utilizing her clients’ current furnishings, re-working them and adding select new pieces from the local consignment stores. Shabby to chic in just a few simple steps!
Skinny Dip – Low-fat dip by Amy McLaughlin A savory blend of herbs and spices that can be used to make your party planning quick and easy while your guests can dip away, guilt free! Coming to stores this fall. And remember, no Skinny Dipping alone!
Welcoming Mother Nature. By Amy Mclaughlin 1. Wreath, $65, Sage Market + Design. 2. Wreath, $50, Platinum Posies. 3. Hanging basket, $60, Beach Plum Too. 4. Hanging metal bottle rack, $45, Wish Basket. 5. Tin door ornament, $30, Macro Polo. 6. Wreath, $65, Tendercrop Farm. This article appears in the September/October 2013 issue of Northshore Magazine
Seasonal satchels for fashion and function. By Amy McLaughlin 1. Large overnight bag, $495, The Andover Shop. 2. Leather dopp kit, $126, F.L. Woods. 3. Wool check messenger bag, $350, F.L. Woods. 4. White Marble Head Green’s duffle, $88, F.L. Woods. 5. Tan messenger bag, $138, F.L. Woods. This article appears in the August 2013 issue of Northshore Magazine
Chic beach totes and a few stuffing suggestions 1. Seahorse bag, $150, Amy Williams. 2. Woven bag, Michael Stars, $88, French Lessons. Baseball cap, Hyper Flex, $19.95, Ocean House Surf Shop. Chanel aviator sunglasses, $395, Market Square Optical. Cushe Forensic Flop flip-flops, $35, Ocean House Surf Shop. Sun Bum sunscreen, $15.99, Ocean House Surf Shop. 3. Plum Island bag, $25, […]
Accoutrements for at-home ice cream making. Photograph by Glenn Scott // Amy Mclaughlin 1. Assorted ice cream flavors, Richardson’s Ice Cream. 2. Ice cream cone holder, $12.99, Lula’s Pantry. 3. Sunbeam ice cream maker, $59, Lula’s Pantry. 4. Spoons, $14 each, Lula’s Pantry. 5. Ice cream dishes, $18 each, Flukes & Finds & Friends. 6. Bowls, $7.99 each, Souffles. 7. Ice cream scoop, $29.95, The Pewter Shop. 8. Pink sugar […]
Sea glass jewelry makes summer colors wearable. 1. Blue and silver bracelet, $144, Kaya Jewelers. 2.Purple and silver bracelet, $144, Kaya Jewelers. 3.Pendant, $80, Valerie’s Gallery. 4.Gold and blue necklace, $42, Sandy Shore Jewelry. 5. Dangle earrings, $60, Valerie’s Gallery. 6. Sea glass, $3.95 per bag, Flukes & Finds & Friends. 7. Stud earrings, $70, Valerie’s Gallery. 8. Blue pendant, $80, Valerie’s Gallery. This article appears in […]
Beach-ready self tanners, SPFs, and just-for-fun touches of color. By Amy McLaughlin 1. Quick Tan bronzing spray, $27.50, Amage Beauty Studio. 2. Tan Towel, $27.50 for 10 towels, Interlocks Salon & Day Spa. 3. “Beach” makeup bag, $19.50, Sweetwater & Company. 4. Image sunscreen, $35, Spa Paradiso and Salon. 5. Eufora temporary color spray, $20, Spa Paradiso and Salon. 6. Kevin Murphy Color Bugs hair chalk, […]