This has been a hard week for us at LOLA with the death of icon Kate Spade.
We launched in Amsterdam because of bags and purses. Kate Spade was a major influencer in my love of a nice purse. Then today, travel guru and icon Anthony Bourdain. He showed me places I would never have ventured out on my own.
They both seemed so strong and to have it all, but that's just it, even the strong have moments of weakness. I am learning that self-care is first and foremost in my life. Granted this is not the life I planned for myself but it's the life I have and it's a good one.
June is a hard month for me: it the's ...it's just... bad.
This year I decided to take it back. Kicking off the summer in Italy. Life is too short to "wish I had time to travel." or "if only I had the money". Sometimes you just have to go for it. Work out the details later.
This trip was all food, wine, fun and perfect.
Please remember, words hurt; pain is real. Please show some respect for those who appear strong but may not be. Compassion and love.
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