I’m Going to the Middle East!

Lifestyle Style Travel | June 17, 2014

-Shop the Look-
Dress: H&M it’s a beach cover-up! (Shop similar here, here + here) // Gold Clutch: H&M (shop similar here) // Heels: Zara (shop similar here + $40 similar pair here) // Headpiece: Topshop // Gold Tattoos: Jacquie Aiche

Surprise, surprise! For the past month I’ve been teasing my upcoming international trip and finally TODAY I’m revealing my next #SazanTravels vacation! In less than one month I’m heading to the homeland! It has been 8 YEARS since I last visited Kurdistan (in Northern Iraq) so I’m very excited to re-connect with family, friends, THE …

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IG Takeover: Favorite LA Hotspots with Evleo (Video)

Food Lifestyle Style Travel | June 10, 2014

Hey guys! As many of you know this past weekend was National Best Friend’s Day! In celebration, I partnered up with Evleo yesterday and took over their IG account sharing  three of my favorite LA hotspots with my bestie and the perfect legging-outfits to match. I am a girl who loves my leggings that are a closet staple each and every season. Today I’m showing you how leggings can be worn for luxury purposes. Forget the gym and grocery store – we’re taking them out on the town! Hope you guys enjoy these pics + the BTS video I created …

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Totally Tropical

Lifestyle Style Travel | May 28, 2014

Photo cred: Shae Wilbur

-Outfit Details-
Shorts: Lovers + Friends // Top: Paper Crane (old, shop similar here + here) // Heels: H&M // Sunglasses: Karen Walker // Bag: Badgley Mischka (available colors here + here) // Bracelet: Express (old, shop similar) // Necklace: Vintage (old, shop similar)

Hey cuties – I’m feeling totally tropical in this colorful little outfit today. We should play a game: how many different colors can you spot in this photo? ha! So many. It’s summer so you can’t go wrong with wearing tons of bright colors and bold prints (in …

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Sazan Travels: Coachella

Lifestyle Style Travel | April 18, 2014

Photo Cred: Sophie Elkus

-My Outfit Details-
Romper: Lovers and Friends (wearing size S) // Hat: Nordstrom (similar style here + here) // Sunglasses: Karen Walker // Shoes: BC Footwear // Bag: Danielle Nicole // Necklace: Shop Dixi (Sold out but will be back in stock soon!) (similar necklace here) // Rings: ring 1, ring 2

If only you knew how hot it felt outside when I was in the desert last weekend. You would think naturally I can handle the heat (it’s because I’m middle-eastern!) but I was dying inside. Nonetheless it was worth it because …

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Sazan Travels: OJAI

Lifestyle Style Travel | April 16, 2014


Photo cred: Bruno Leandro

-Outfit Details-
Top: Salsit // Bottoms: Salsit // Denim Jacket: Topshop (similar one here) // Boots: H&M (old) (similar pair here) // Sunglasses: Marc Jacobs // Bag: Pylo (similar style here) // Necklace: Shop Dixi SOLD OUT (identical styles here, here + here)

When I’m planning a fun day trip, I like to keep things comfortable but cute for pics! 😉 I decided to go with this super adorable/comfy two piece set from Salsit. I recently discovered the brand and instantly fell in love. They have so many unqiue …

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Coachella 2014: My Top 10 Favorite Trends

Lifestyle Style Travel | April 11, 2014

10 Festival Trends to Try + My Survival Must-haves

Happy Friday! Coachella officially kicked off today (and so have the trends!) which means let’s talk about some must-have styles! I always welcome boho into my closet regardless of the time of year we are in. But in celebration of festival season, I’ve packed up my mini suitcase (so 70’s!) to show you guys some of my key favorite Coachella inspired trends (and essential things to bring!) if you’re headed out to the Palm Springs desert. I’m making my trip tomorrow morning for an eventful day so stay tuned for that …

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Don’t Mess With Texas

Lifestyle Style Travel | April 7, 2014

-Outfit Details-
Crop top: H&M (similar find here, here + here)
Skinny Jeans: Black Orchid Denim (more styles I love here + here)
Button-down shirt: Crap! Can’t remember! (this works too here + here)
Heels: Zara (similar pair here + here)
Necklace: Zara (shop similar here)
Bag: Pylo (similar here)
Sunglasses: Rayban

Last week this time I was in Texas. Do you ever play that game in your head?! Wish I could go back in time to this day! I found the perfect location to shoot this western meets edgy look! P.S The …

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Lazy Monday

Lifestyle Style Travel | February 17, 2014


[Outfit Details] Flannel: Rails // Jeans: Black Orchid // Heels: Just Fab // Bag: Vintage Liz Claiborne (shop similar) // Bracelets: The 2 Bandits (gold sold out/silver available), Stella and Bow // Sunglasses: Karen Walker

I spent my weekend in Santa Barbara (yep I was just there last Sunday too!) and decided to dress comfortable this time around. The weather was a little chilly in SB so I definitely wanted to dress warm but still look cute. This flannel is seriously the softest shirt that I own – it feels like a teddy bear is hugging …

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Invite: The Girls Conference Dallas 2014!

Lifestyle Travel | January 9, 2014

I am so excited to share that I will be a guest speaker at this year’s For the Girls Conference 2014 in Dallas! You are all invited to join me and Hope Students for “For the Girls … Fierce and Free” conference on March 28 & 29th. 500+ people are expected to attend this year!! There’s going to be so many great activities, giveaways, live music and lots more surprises! 🙂

It is such an honor that I was asked to share my story. This is an opportunity for me to be so honest and open about my …

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