mandarin oriental miami beach view

This winter, my family decided to take a vacation to Florida to escape the cold. Growing up in Kansas and spending the last 3 winters in Paris, I had no idea what clothes to pack for Miami during the winter. In Paris it often rains or lightly snows, and in Kansas it’s always snowing. On average the temperature in Miami during the winter is between 65 degrees F and 76 degrees. Miami is right on the water, and you never know if it’s going to be colder because of the wind chill especially at night. During our stay in Miami, we experienced partly sunny skies and temperatures in the low 70s.

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guide to your sweaters this winter

With the temperatures dropping rapidly, it’s officially time to pull those sweaters out of your closet. I’ve always been a big sweater person, I love how they are comfy and you can easily layer them. I’m counting down the top 5 sweaters you need to get you through the winter season this year.

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what to wear in paris when it rains

Dressing for the rainy season in Paris can often be tricky, especially if you are trying to look chic while avoiding getting wet from the rain. Many people don’t realize this, but it rains quite a bit in France. On average it rains 162 days a year! Before I moved here, I never realized how often it rained. Even when you search for photos of Paris, you will rarely see one with rain.

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Galeries Lafayette Go For Good

Today, we really do need to be concerned about our environment and how the things we do today directly impact it. You may have seen in the news recently that Starbucks announced that they would be eliminating plastic straws. Starbucks however is just one company, many other big companies are also making an impact. One of those companies is Galeries Lafayette with their Go For Good campaign. Galeries Lafayette’s new initiative is changing the fashion industry and adding more sustainable fashion. 

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