Samantha St. Pierre

Articles by Samantha St. Pierre

Madewell Inc. apron-style dress for Golden Hill Park’s Burgers & Beer

“Amazon is like a secret store for me. If you dig, you can find really cute stuff.”

I spent last Saturday soaking up the late summer sun at the Burgers & Beer event in Golden Hill Park. As I ate my weight in burgers, my eyes were drawn to some summer fashions ...

San Diego Reader 2019 Burgers issue

From Oceanside to Escondido to Sherman Heights to Mount Laguna

Ian Anderson Look out for the burger of the day A hub for carnivores in Escondido’s historic downtown, it might be tough to notice the burgers past all the smoked meats and poutine. You’ll do ...

Office and casual attire from Nordstrom Rack, DSW, and LOFT Outlet

“Formal, but comfortable.”

In an effort to catch up with bathing suit season and burn a few extra calories, I took a walk around the neighborhood after work one Monday. As I turned a corner, I noticed a ...

Faux fur Fourth of July from Nordstrom

Flashy fashion: costume beads, several bracelets, and two fists full of rings

Over the 4th of July weekend, I decided to trek up to North County to spend the holiday with friends who were visiting from out of town. In a not-so-surprising turn of events, we ended ...

Bohemian dreamy like Mary-Kate Olsen, Nicole Richie, and Stevie Nicks

“I really love this company called Spell & The Gypsy Collective”

My friend recently invited me to Sunday brunch at Quartyard, which was hosting a vinyl pop up shop. Her husband was DJing the event to promote their record store, Normal Records. I’m not one to ...

Boutiques and bargains: Giana’s finds from Hawaii, ZARA, and Urban Outfitters

“I find [shopping] therapeutic!”

On another typical Saturday night, I found myself craving pizza. My friend indulged me in a visit to Blind Lady Ale House in Normal Heights. While we waited for our burrata and strawberries appetizer, I ...

Pioneer Park picnic with an Old Navy bargain hunter

Simple and delicate in Mission Hills

Over Memorial Day weekend, I gathered with friends for a picnic at Pioneer Park in Mission Hills to celebrate a bit of scattered sunshine with a bit of wine. After scouting cute dogs most of ...

Taco tees at Golden Hill Park’s Tacotopia

“I have the perfect shirt!”

I often scan the crowds for fashion trends at events, so I knew there were bound to be some interesting outfits at Reader Tacotopia. Once again, I kept my eyes peeled for common thread themes ...

Emily goes international with badass Oaxaca boots and Bershka biker jacket

Accented with trade-ins from Buffalo Exchange and Flashbacks

I’d just finished eating at City Tacos in North Park and was sitting sipping on a lemonade and digesting. Out of the corner of my eye, I spotted a young woman wearing leopard print pants ...