ALANAYA ON THE RUNWAY!!

Hi beautiful people! First of all, if you don’t follow me on social media, you’re missing all of the fun. @Urbahnbeauty or @AlanayaBrown (shameless plug!) Second and most importantly, this past Sunday I put on my first ALANAYA fashion show EVER! The process was a combination of the hardest yet most exhilarating thing I’ve ever […]

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From the Inside Out

Happy Tuesday! It’s been a little while, between traveling, and life, and work, and more traveling…but I’m back. Many of you know I started a book club via Alanaya So Chic on Youtube, and one of the first books we’re reading is The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. If you haven’t […]

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ASC DIY: HANGING TERRARIUMS!

I love plants! They’re good for your home environment and thanks to the recent Mid-Century Modern decor trends (which I am here for!), they are all the rage! So I’ve been loving decorating my apartment with the hubby, but have been finding it difficult to find any hanging plant arrangements that don’t require me to […]

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The Richardsons Take Europe: The Eiffel Tower!

When I was a little girl, I read….a lot. By day, by evening, by moonlight when it was bedtime (hence the glasses), and practically anywhere I could get my hands on books. One day in elementary school, I read about the commencement of construction of the Eiffel Tower in 1887 by Gustave Eiffel and Stephen […]

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ASC WEDDINGS: My Wedding Shoes DIY in Ten Easy Steps

One of the most important accessories for your special day will be your shoes. Whether sparkly stilettos, chunky heels, or flats, they are an asset to your ensemble that can add a unique touch. For my day-of shoes, I wanted a chunky-heeled shoe, mostly because I am a comfort-over-everything type fashion girl, and also because […]

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10 Things I’ve Learned (and LOVE) About Marriage

Today is our one month-iversary! It has been a whole 31 days since I said I do to the love of my life! Amongst news of loss of loved ones and friends this week, I was reminded that every day is not promised to us. Today I’m taking the time out to love and cherish […]

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