SHOPSTYLE x LUISAVIAROMA Luncheon at Things Aoyama

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of participating at a beautiful luncheon hosted by SHOPSTYLE x Luisaviaroma at Things Aoyama. Despite it being a dreary, rainy Friday afternoon, many Japanese bloggers and influencers joined the luncheon surrounded by a colorful summer collection curated by Luisaviaroma, titled “Summer Escape.” Read on for more about this … Continue Reading

Tokyo Party Report by Samantha Mariko – June 2018

I attend a good amount of reception parties and events every month as a blogger, model and DJ. Although I do post about it on my Instagram and/or Twitter, I regret that many of the parties haven’t made it to my blog. So, I decided to do a monthly Tokyo party report with a short … Continue Reading

Jason Wu for Atelier Swarovski at Swarovski Ginza

Last week, I had the honor of attending the 10-year anniversary party of Atelier Swarovski and Swarovski Ginza. And to celebrate this remarkable anniversary, Swarovski Ginza invited Taiwanese-American fashion designer Jason Wu for an evening of cocktails, as well as having his beautiful collaboration collection on display during the party. Read on for more about … Continue Reading

Women drawn by women – Prada Spring Summer 2018 Collection Party

On Friday night, Prada celebrated the launch of their Spring/Summer 2018 collection in Tokyo at their Aoyama Flagship store. The entire collection was a pop of bright colors from various comic-inspired designs for both the men’s and women’s collections. But there was more to the collection than I had imagined, a not-so-hidden meaning behind the … Continue Reading

New Balance ICONIC 574 x ELLE girl Japan

The New Balance ICONIC 574 sneaker is a classic that has been loved by many over the years, and this spring, they are introducing 4 new colors for the women’s collection. In collaboration with ELLE girl Japan, they put together a special event for bloggers and influencers at Tenoha Daikanyama to celebrate the launch of … Continue Reading

Louis Vuitton 2018 SS Men’s Collection Launch Party

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always known Louis Vuitton for their quality leather goods, the classic logo design recognizable anywhere in the world. So when I was invited to the Louis Vuitton Men’s collection launch party for their 2018 Spring Summer line, I was in for a pleasantly tropical surprise. Read on … Continue Reading

Intimissimi Ginza Reception Party

Italian lingerie brand Intimissimi just opened their new location in Ginza, Tokyo this fall, and I had the pleasure of DJ-ing for their grand reception party this month with DJ Alisa Ueno. Read on for more about the party, the lingerie and the beautiful new store! イタリア発のランジェリーブランドIntimissimiが今年の秋、新しく銀座店をオープンしました。そして、ありがたいことに今月のレセプションパーティーで植野ありささんとDJをやらせていただきました!パーティーの様子やランジェリー、お洒落な店内をご覧になりたい方は是非進んで読んで下さい。 The beauty of Intimissimi I actually didn’t know … Continue Reading

Moët Chandon Christmas Party at Tokyo Midtown

Happy Moët holidays! Luxury champagne brand Moët Chandon hosted a fabulous Christmas party last week at Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi, bringing together a variety of people to enjoy one of the most celebrated beverages around the world. This is the third Moët party I’ve been to this year, and theirs never disappoints. Asking guests to … Continue Reading

Dolce & Gabbana Tokyo Millennials Fashion Show

October is Fashion Week month in Tokyo, and what better way to kick off the fashion-filled month with a one-of-a-kind fashion show by Dolce & Gabbana? I was thrilled when I received the pretty pink invitation to the show, with a red circle in the middle representing a cute version of the Japanese flag. Yes, … Continue Reading

FENDI x ELLE girl Japan party in Omotesando

Store opening parties are probably my favorite, because it means viewing a brand in a different light, with new and improved interior design and concept. Read on for more about the FENDI party at their Omotesando store in collaboration with ELLE Girl Japan. ブランドの新しい店舗のオープニングパーティーの良さは、そのブランドをもっと新鮮な角度から観れることと、リニューアルされたインテリアを楽しめることです。今回ご招待いただいたFENDI x ELLE Girl Japanのコラボレーションパーティーの華やかな様子を是非ご覧になって下さい!   FENDI Omotesando Store FENDI just recently … Continue Reading