My Ultimate Luxurious Staycation

Since Mackenzie and I got back from our recent trip to London, I have been really pining for home. There’s something about a sunny British Summer that reminds me of my childhood, so I’ve been making an effort to bring a touch of England to our home here in LA. One of my favorite British companies, The White Company, has just opened its first store in the USA and I can’t tell you how happy this makes me – they are my go-to for injecting a feel of British luxury at home. I cleared the calendar and took a ‘staycation’ last weekend, inspired by things that remind me of home. Sometimes, a staycation can be even more restorative and decadent than booking a trip away somewhere!

Louise Roe featuring the White Company in Los Angeles
Louise Roe featuring the White Company in Los Angeles

For me, the ultimate luxurious staycation starts with lazing in crisp, clean bed sheets, cozied up in this V-Neck Rib Jumper, while sipping on my favorite English breakfast tea. I snacked on my favorite avocado toast (I am an honorary LA girl after all), and indulged in my number one pastime of reading classic novels – I’m a particular fan of Charles Dickens’s writing. Making my bedroom into a little sanctuary for this ritual is just as important to me as getting to do those things at all. There are so many wonderful books to escape into, but in today’s busy and digital world, I find that there seems to be less and less time to do it. I studied English literature at university and there are so many novels that I never got round to finishing, so to be able to take the time to do this really does feel like a luxury to me.

Louise Roe featuring the White Company in Los Angeles

The White Company’s cozy white bedding and cushions are exactly the kind of little things that make me smile. They also sell the most beautiful clothes that look and feel classically British: they’re elegant and minimalistic, with clean lines and sumptuously soft fabrics. Staples of white, gray and navy are right up my alley, with navy and white being my go-to combination. This Pintuck Front Jersey Shirt is so soft and easy to throw on, and looks perfect tucked into these navy Tencel Pleat Pants.

Louise Roe featuring the White Company in Los Angeles
Louise Roe featuring the White Company in Los Angeles

After my morning lounging in bed I headed to the farmers market to pick out some beautiful blooms, (not-so-discreetly) hinted to Mackenzie which I’d like, and to shop for some fresh fruit and veg. I adore farmers markets, partly because I have so many fond memories of the ones I used to visit in England. I brought along my woven leather clutch bag as a wallet, as it’s cute and easy to throw in my bag full of flowers and farmer’s market loot.

Louise Roe featuring the White Company in Los Angeles

Beyond this little outing into the city, the rest of my staycation was at home so that I could totally relax. I lounged by the pool with some nibbles and a strict no-phone rule. I find it so beneficial to take even the smallest amount of time to unplug. Being able to take the time to relax and enjoy the company of the people I love in a beautiful setting is the definition of vacation to me, and it turns out that it’s really something I can achieve at home.

Louise Roe featuring the White Company in Los Angeles
Louise Roe featuring the White Company in Los Angeles

What would your perfect staycation be? Tell me in the comments below!


In Collaboration With The White Company


Louise Loves

One response to “My Ultimate Luxurious Staycation”

  1. Shloka says:

    Oh my god I LOVE The White Company and you’re so right – there is something so British about them! There is nothing better than a cozy knit, some wonderful white company candles and crisp white sheets! Perfect for your lovely staycation!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Follow My Adventures
on Instagram

  • ‘Tis the season of presents and love!​ ​Did you guys know that​ ​over 8​0​% of items on @ebay are brand new? (including​ ​@mackenziehunkin and my outfits!) I’ve​ ​scored​ ​some seriously cool and unique gifts this year​ ​that I wouldn’t have expected to find. Click the link in my bio to see some of my favorite gift ideas #liketkit #founditonebay
  • My Holiday glam beauty tutorial is live! I'm all about a red matte lip and shimmery smokey eye this season: perfect for parties! I curated my favorite beauty selects from @Nordstrom for this look, which you can grab on my @byrdiebeauty shop (with tons of my other must-have products). Check out my Stories to shop, and watch the full tutorial at the link in my bio! #nordstrom ( 🎶: @ritontime @mnek & House Gospel Choir - Deeper)
  • So every Christmas, @MackenzieHunkin turns himself into a self-professed 'mixologist' and 'invents' a new cocktail. Um... sometimes with treacherous results! This year he's got the perfect leather-bound cocktail kit and monogrammed glasses from @Potterybarn to make them with, and I've got the perfect excuse not to drink them 😉 #liketkit  #mypotterybarn
  • BIG news guys!! Today I'm kicking off my 12 Days of Christmas giveaway! 🎉 🎁  What does that mean? Every day until Christmas Eve, I'll be hosting a new giveaway on my Insta stories. Click the link in my bio to see the first prize, and for rules on how to enter - good luck, and happy holidays! 🎄☃️
  • One of my girl crushes, the chic stylist @SimoneLeBlanc, has launched her own line of gorgeous gift boxes... She cherry picks the coolest artisanal brands and curates each pretty wooden box to perfection. Hint hint, to anyone looking for chic last minute gift ideas... Link in stories! #liketkit
  • My babe @kattanita & I went in on an EPIC cookie exchange for the holidays! If you don't already, you guys have to follow her for chic lifestyle inspo. Click the link in my bio to see the stunning pics from our little gathering, and get the recipe for my chewy, spicy ginger biscuits.
  • Came to @Nordstrom to do some holiday shopping, and left with some pressies for myself too! 🙊 How chic is this metallic trench - maybe for New Year’s Eve?! Shop my entire look here #liketkit #Nordstrom
  • I can’t believe the one year in 9 I don’t go back to London for Christmas, it’s SNOWING there! Loving all your pics from snowy England today- DM me more! 
Shop this entire festive look (including the bling and nails and makeup) here:✨ #liketkit
  • Swipe to see my baby shower! A very English tea party, with pretty cocktails, yummy treats, and the most stunning view - my baby shower was everything I could've asked for! Click the link in my bio to see all the pics from my special day, from the food to flowers and @elemis treatments we indulged in. Thank you to all my lovely friends who attended, Baby Hunkin doesn't even know how spoiled she already is!
  • When baby Hunkin decides to kick @blankitinerary halfway through our photo! Loved hearing your Mummy / sanity tips today 🍼👶🍷
  • Swipe to see what I made for our Christmas tree! These decorations are handmade and so easy - click the link in my bio to see how I'm adorning our tree this year for the holidays ✨
  • Bottle sterilizers, moses baskets and breast pumps?! Planning our baby registry was a whole new world of equipment and products I'd never even heard of before... luckily @Amazon had everything in one place and made the entire process easy. Mummys-to-be wondering what you might need? Check out our registry at the link in my bio! #AmazonBabyRegistry
Read previous post:
Louise Roe recipe for raspberry vegan cheesecake
Out Of This World Vegan Cheesecake

While I try to eat really healthfully through the majority of the week, I truly believe that life is about...