Meet the “Frankie” series by JORD Wood Watches, in koa and ash — a minimalist’s dream. Koa is a rich, varied-grain wood native to Hawaii. Its name means “warrior,” and in the late 1700s to early 1800s, the wood was considered so precious it was reserved for royals.
She’s my new fall staple: a unique watch, hand-sized to my little wrist. And you can score one by entering our giveaway — one lucky winner will win a $75 gift code toward their purchase, and one runner up will receive a $20 gift code, both valid through January 31, 2017. Find a sleek women’s watch (like this beauty) for yourself, or opt for an industrial men’s watch with skeleton gears — a killer holiday gift for any guy on your list.
It may not feel like autumn in the desert yet, but cooler evenings have begun to remind me why people love this valley so much. We’re about to usher in six months of unbeatable weather. And that means it’s time for a little wardrobe update.
Lately, I’ve been drawn to chunky knits in soft earthy colors. This sweater dress from MAKEMECHIC is the perfect transition piece, with cutouts at the shoulders for breezy desert nights. It’s an easy fall style to dress up or down: Pair it with a printed maxi or jeans; layer on the accessories for an evening look or keep things simple for an afternoon curled up on the sofa at home.