peace of mind

dress: show me your mumu // shoes: converse // sunnies: juicy couture

photography: nik sarac

it my attempt to be more grown up, i have made a serious effort to look on the brighter side of situations that appear quite unfavorable. and because of that, i've found myself a much happier person. it takes far too much energy to dwell and quite frankly, i do genuinely believe all things happen for a reason.

i love love love how these photos turned out. it really epitomizes how i've been feeling lately. i spent a great deal of time tormented and now i feel like i've truly found peace of mind. nik took these beautiful photos for me on our brief road trip. my sister grilled me over buying this dress to make sure that i'd make the most of it. i really think wearing it 3 days in a row proves how much i really love it. sanitation was clearly not a concern.

good thing i don't sweat profusely.

xo jenny


instafood sunday

coolhaus truck at the yamashiro farmer's market
beautiful view!
umami burger with amazing people
topshop bone ring
babe with his new tokidoki :) happy 11th!
ikemen with the sis and boyf. home of the dip ramen!
truffle oil and parmesan fries
shaved ice from cantaloop
it's been too long!
dinner with the fam. mostly greens!
rolled out of bed to go to the waffle with the boyf.
the waffle on sunset
sushi dan!
india's tandoori
new fave creamery!
i handmade this entire banner! happy birthday to my big sissy!!

follow me on instagram for photo/food overload! @jennymichellely

xo jenny


leopard & velvet

top: cotton on // skirt: romwe

photography: nik sarac

playing with textures and shapes. this velvet skirt is surprisingly versatile. i think i'm going to wear it with a super cropped sweater next if this unpleasant LA weather persists.

also, thank you so much for the lovely comments that really make my day every time i read them. they mean so much to me. truly!

xo jenny



dress: stylestalker // heels: steve madden // accessories: the style manor

photography: nik sarac

wearing necklaces backwards… genius. new goal in life: do this as often as possible without looking like a hot mess.

and for the record, every girl needs a black dress of some kind. if you're like me, you need one for cocktail affairs, the office, going out, wearing everyday, and then some.

xo jenny


dip-bleached shorts

sweater: h&m // shorts: selfmade // boots: dv by dolce vita // leg garter: DIY

photography: nik sarac

literally every which way i turn my head, i see a new destroyed/distressed denim shorts company sprouting up. one of my all time faves is one teaspoon of course. runway dreamz is a newer brand that also has caught my attention with their incredible attention-to-detail-studding.

these came from a seller based solely on instagram/tumblr. and everyone knows, i support small business. pretty true. also my go-to excuse to buy just about everything i find from a small vendor.

xo jenny



nothing like chicken fajita quesadillas to get the show on the road.
kill city map tee. still don't regret this buy.
either i have a speech impediment or people can't spell.
sneak peek! love this shot. courtesy of nik sarac.
i've got a really good feeling about this friendship.
kimchi fried rice. drooling.
my weapon/fan/ear cuff.
skull ear candy.
brandy melville shorts, lf vest, brandy melville tank, vs pink bikini top worn as bra, urban outfitters glitter sneakers, headband picked up from flea market.
with big sissy. guess who ate what. hint, i never turn down a good taco.
gifts for my best friend and her best friend. jamaican woman & lady gaga voodoo dolls. <3
we went to town on the fruit stand. YUMMY!

happy weekend,
xo jenny