Sara Escudero (AKA Collage Vintage)
It’s February (aka “love month”), so we’ve turned to fashion blogger + globe trotter Sara Escudero of Collage Vintage to share what she’s loving right now. Having recently relocated from Madrid to LA with her photographer boyfriend, Diego Anciano, the magic that life in a new city brings is giving them a fresh outlook on all things to love.
The Love List
What comes to mind when you hear ‘love month’?
Romantic dinners, flowers, kisses, and happiness.
How do you practice love in your relationship?
Thinking about the other person instead of myself, and prioritizing the little details that make the difference.
How many years have you and Diego been together?
Eleven years. It’s crazy how the times flies when we are together, seems like yesterday when we met for the first time in Madrid.
What 3 qualities do you love most about Diego?
His energy, empathy and the way he loves to live life. He always sees the positive side of everything.
What do you think are the 3 qualities Diego loves most about you?
I think he loves that I’m a happy girl, always with a smile on my face, and that I’m a dreamer and creative.
Why did the two of you decide to move to LA?
We’ve visited LA frequently in the past few years and we fell in love with the city. We thought, why not move here and live a new experience? We couldn’t be happier with the decision, and can't wait to see what the city has to offer us!
What areas of the city have you explored so far, and which one do you love the most?
So many areas from Hollywood to Malibu. I think we know the city very well at this point, and our favorite is Silver Lake.
If you had to choose: Beach Bungalow or Hollywood Hills?
Name 5 things you’re loving in LA right now?
Mercado restaurant (my favorite Mexican so far!), El Matador Beach, Cafe Stella, hiking to the back of Hollywood Sign (the views from there are breathtaking), and driving at night along Hollywood Boulevard.
You travel so much, what are 3-5 things you love so much that you never leave home without them?
My camera to capture beautiful moments, my favorite necklaces and rings, a straw hat, and my Fetiche bags.
What is the next trip you have planned?
Tulum, Mexico! Can't wait to be back there!
What are three cities, other than LA & Madrid, that you always love to travel to?
Formentera, Tokyo, and Paris
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you see the color red?
How will you be celebrating Valentine’s Day this year?
Diego says has a surprise for me so... I don't know yet! ;)
What will you be wearing on Valentine’s Day?
I’m not sure yet, but for sure an elegant dress!
What do you love most about fashion?
The creativity and different ways you can express yourself through clothes.
What do you love most about being a blogger?
Traveling, meeting different people, and exploring different cultures.
If you weren’t a blogger, what would your dream career be?
I used to work in advertising before becoming a fashion blogger, so I think I’d be doing that. It’s fun and creative!
Describe your style in 3 words or less?
Boho, effortless, and chic!
What’s your fashion mantra?
Have fun with fashion and try new things!
What are 5 pieces you’re loving for spring?
Floral dresses, boho blouses, denim shorts, espadrilles, and straw accessories.
What is your favorite season to dress for?
Spring because you can mix jackets with warm-weather clothes.
Stripes or Solids?
Mixing or Matching Prints?
Style on the Fly or Pre-Planned Outfits?
Style on the fly!
What’s your favorite piece from Joie’s collection?
The embroidered black dress and also the pink velvet slippers!
Shop Her Picks
Eilga Silk Top$268.00
Ceylon Silk Pant$298.00
Delbin B Cold Shoulder Top$288.00
Pike Denim Shorts$158.00
Jadine Velvet Slide$248.00
Dillon C T-shirt$88.00
Jayni B Sweater$268.00
Amaranda Silk Dress$328.00
Gontilda Silk Top$268.00
Gorowen Silk Skirt$298.00
Delbin Cashmere Sweater$288.00 $172.80
Agrafena Silk Dress$378.00 $226.80
Archana Top$228.00 $136.80
Alcyoneus Silk Top$188.00 $112.80
Aberfa Silk Dress$348.00 $208.80
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