December has arrived! This month I’m focusing on my hometown, Long Beach, California and all of the wonders it has to offer. Located in Los Angeles County, Long Beach has grown over the years into a town full of adorable boutiques, seriously delicious restaurants and local markets filled with fresh produce. During December the town lights up from store front holiday displays to lit up christmas trees floating in the Alamitos Bay. All more the reason why I am happy to be home for the holidays this year!
This November, we’re starting a new tradition here at Oh That’s You to go along with the launch of our revamped site, of course. Taking advantage of our global presence (from New York to LA, London and Malaysia) our editors will be putting together their own local style guides at the start of each month including everything from where to shop, what to eat and how to stay inspired – all around the world. Today we’re kicking it off with our DIY expert and quintessential West Coast girl, Calli, as she tells us all about her hidden secrets in Long Beach.
And if you’re digging Calli’s vibe, be sure to keep up with her guide of all things California cool on OTY.
When I came home from Howard University this summer, the last thing I expected was a ticket to Los Angeles! Being a fast paced East Coast girl, I couldn’t wait to touch down on West Coast land. Trust me, there’s no better (or different) place than Los Angeles if your’e looking for a change of scenery from the hustle and bustle of city life, a new vacation spot where it seems everyone is happy, or if you’re just hoping to run into a celebrity. There’s plenty to do and see, even on a college girl budget.