Beyond Tattoos and Taboo

Posted on 25 November 2017

This post is dedicated to profiling two friends who have both figuratively and literally become a permanent part of my life in some incredible ways. I wanted to get a tattoo. It was the first winter of my marriage and my husband and I were living apart between France and the United States while we saved money and worked through the maze of bureaucracy that is trying to secure a visa for a spouse in Europe.  It almost goes withoutRead More

Family, Sutro and the South of France

Posted on 25 September 2017

    My family recently took a 4 day trip to Provence in celebration of my daughter’s first birthday. It was a chance to reunite everyone from around the world (California, Mexico, France) in the ever-breathtaking South of France (some size perspective: it only takes about 2.5-3 hours by train from Paris to get to the southern coast #tinycountry). I packed my bags full of Sutro shoes for the trip, determined to trying them out on as much new terrainRead More

Wind-Breakers and Wilde

Posted on 13 September 2017

  Philosophies fall away like sand, and creeds follow one another like the withered leaves of Autumn. – Oscar Wilde The temperatures are dropping drastically, the sun is fading faster and Parisians are putting away their crop tops and cutoffs to make room for sweaters and scarves. Autumn has hit full-force here in France. The transition of seasons is set in stone. Still, this year takes on new meaning for me. What was beautiful for Ivy at 5 months will beRead More

Sutro on la Seine 

Posted on 31 August 2017

    Being a young mother comes with a huge new set of challenges, but those challenges don’t erase the built in challenges of being a woman or really just human. They just sort of make themselves at home squarely on top of all the other _ like a cat on top of freshly folded laundry. These truths form the foundation of why I’m so grateful for an old go-to in footwear and the new friendship I have with MehranRead More

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