A MANI WITH...

Caitlyn Chase

Occupation: Founder Caviar & Cashmere

  Caitlyn Chase is a writer, blogger, and designer. After a year of traveling the world for the best luxury finds to feature on her blog, Caviar & Cashmere, she was inspired to design her own brand. She designed a cashmere line with the same name in 2011, and is currently growing Caviar & Cashmere into a full-scale accessory line. In Summer 2016, Caitlyn launched her first fine jewelry collection. Caitlyn is regarded as a luxury lifestyle expert, representing other brands as a Brand Ambassador. She has been featured in publications such as The Huffington Post, Glamour, Vogue, and LA Confidential, among others. Caitlyn was named top 10 fashion bloggers in Los Angeles in 2016 by Locale Magazine.  
 

 

What is your key to feeling beautiful no matter how busy you are?

Weekly GLAMSQUAD blowouts, a fresh mani/pedi, morning meditations, and matching lingerie

What is your favorite Bellacures service?

Rockstar Gelicure Mani & Milky Smooth Pedi

Who is the best mani buddy you like to bring to Bellacures?

I love a good girls day, so I like bringing my mom, sister, or one of my best friends with me.

Do you have a go-to nail polish color?

I usually do red, baby pink, or nude and my hands, and feet ALWAYS have to match.
 

Do you ever get nail art?

I sometimes get nail art, but it is usually a minimal design. I am currently loving negative space manicures and modern twists on french manicures. I currently have burgundy with rose gold tips for the holidays.  

Manicures and Pedicures- same time or staggered?

Always at the same time!

What color nail polish would you wear on vacation to Paris?

OPI Big Apple Red Gel. 

What is your ideal Saturday like?

My ideal Saturday would be staycationing somewhere driving distance from LA, like in Laguna Beach, Palm Springs or Santa Barbara. I would wake up, do yoga, have a big brunch, lay by the pool, do some shopping, and then order in room service!

What is your go-to restaurant in town?

Breakfast: Cecconi’s
Lunch: Soho House
Dinner: Craig’s
Dessert: Polo Lounge

What is the last book you read?

I recently re-read Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts. I love his accurate depiction and detailed stories of India, which is one of my favorite countries to visit.
 

Favorite perfume?

Tom Ford Black Orchid

Favorite hair style?

Undone Beachy Waves  

Drugstore or department store beauty products?

I use a mix of designer and drugstore brands. I love NYX and e.l.f. which can be found in any CVS or Rite Aid, and then I also use designer makeup from Nars, Mac, Charlotte Tilbury, and Kevyn Aucion.

Best way to stay youthful looking?

I recently discovered a skin-changing tool called Dermaflash, which is an at-home dermaplaning solution. I use it a couple times a month, and it totally changes the way product and makeup goes onto my skin.

Your go-to outfit for work is….

Cashmere pullover, leather pants, flats, big tote bag.

Your go-to outfit for weekend is…

Romantic silk slip dress and statement clutch.

Favorite item in your closet?

My new Gucci Dionysus Supreme purse.

Best name for a pet?

I like to name my dogs serious human names, my Maltese is named Pablo and Shitzu is named Charlie. If I get another, I will name him something like Frank or Carl. I think it’s hilarious!

Mac or PC?

Mac everything.

Do you have a nickname?

My family calls me Cait, and my friends call me CC.

Who do you admire most?

My mom. She is superwoman.