Jen Wilson of Modern Ensemble is THE ultimate California girl. Her outfits are relaxed and chic, making it easy for her readers to take her style tips and incorporate them in their own wardrobes. We sat down with Jen to learn more about her background and get some much needed style tips for summer.

DC: How did you start blogging?
JW: I began blogging on the side while I was working as an interior designer because I always wanted to have a fashion blog. It was something that could combine everything I loved (fashion, decor, beauty, travel, and writing) into one thing and I have been obsessed with it ever since…

DC: Who is your style icon? Why?
JW: Grace Kelly because she was elegant, poised, and put together on a daily basis without being over the top. She was just effortlessly gorgeous.

DC: What’s your biggest tip for styling basics?

JW: I think that basics are the building blocks for an outfit and I like to keep it simple. A great basic tee with a pair of jeans and a tailored blazer and statement necklace can make an easy effortless outfit.

DC: What trends are you seeing a lot of these days?

JW: Wide leg pants, lace up gladiator sandals, off the shoulder blouses, crop tops

DC: What trends are you hoping to see less of?
JW: Gladiator Sandals

DC: Any style tips for summer?
JW: Wear breezy dresses. They make easy, comfy, and fun outfits on the go.

DC: Looking at the District collection (, what are some pieces you could see yourself styling?
JW: The ladies tri-blend scoop tee, the micro burn v-neck raglan tee, the concert fleece crew, core fleece pant are just a few favorites from the collection!