{The Hotel Emma}

Photo by Nicole Franzen

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of staying at the most gorgeous hotel EVER; The Hotel Emma. Believe it or not, I am definitely not over exaggerating. The attention to detail in this hotel was out of this world.  The hotel kept the majority of the original buildings bones and characteristics, but that’s all I am going to say! You need to see this place for yourself! I can’t say enough good things about it!

Here’s a brief intro to the hotel – 

The hotel is named in honor of Emma Koehler, a towering figure in Pearl history. Emma ran the brewery after her husband and Pearl president Otto Koehler died in 1914. She was an ingenious CEO who kept the brewery going during Prohibition by converting operations to dry cleaning and auto repair, and making near beer, ice cream and soda. While other breweries were shutting down, Emma kept her entire workforce employed. She turned over control of the company to a nephew in 1933, but was a formidable presence at the brewery until her death in 1947.

And now, on to the outfit photos!!

Not only was this hotel gorgeous on the inside and out, there were so many great photoshoot opportunities! A massive cold front had blown in the evening we were staying and the next morning was overly chilly and rainy.  Thankfully, I actually packed a few warm pieces like my ever-so-soft blanket scarf and beanie!! If you haven’t noticed already, I can’t live without a beanie in the winter!!

Outfit Details:

Beanie – Grace & Lace // Sweater – H&M

Scarf – Grace & Lace // Jeans – H&M

Booties – Coach // Sunglasses – Gucci

Earrings – Baublebar


  1. Alina Gavrilov
    December 3, 2015 / 4:53 am

    What a gorgeous hotel! So glad you had an amazing experience! And might I add that I adore your outfit, but what else is new =)))))


  2. Jennifer Bumgardner
    August 17, 2017 / 11:11 pm

    Your photos are amazing – which editing software do you use? Whichever filter or settings applied are remarkable. Love the contrast and colder elements!

    • August 18, 2017 / 12:51 am

      Thank you so much! I just use the app, VSCO for everything! 🙂

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