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Palo Alto, CA

Welcome to The Shabby Suitcase - a blog documenting the creative outlets and general wanderings of a nomadic twenty-something. 


The latest adventure.


Ocean Beach with Meredith

Marissa Conway

In hopes of brushing up on my rusty photography skills, I asked Meredith, a far more artistic soul than myself, to play muse for an afternoon.  I've known her since high school and have been blessed by her easy and genuine friendship, which can transition from silly poop jokes into intense conversations about our deepest hurts in the blink of an eye.  We walked around San Francisco, testing out different areas of Golden Gate Park, and eventually found ourselves down at Ocean Beach for The Golden Hour right before sunset.  Meredith effortlessly tromped around the sand dunes, making my job easy!  I couldn't be happier with how they turned out.

Top is Meredith's grandmother's.

Top is a thrifted maxi skirt turned scarf.

If, like me, you are in awe of Meredith's style, check out her blog: