Personalized business cards with Moo

A new year means new business strategies. I’ve always had business cards on hand to exchange contact information with future clients, but I decided to update my information and photographs by using Moo has always been my favorite business card service because it’s reasonably priced, the quality is superb, and they ship internationally. For … Continue Reading

my BABY-G’s

Whenever I need a sturdy & casual watch for every day use, I always turn to my trusty BABY-G‘s. Available in every color and style imaginable. Perfect for the fashionable wanderlust.  

ZeroUV sunglasses for fall & winter

I can’t complete an outfit anymore without one of my ZeroUV sunglasses. I’m so excited to pair my new collection of sunnies with my winter outfits. ZeroUVのサングラスがないと、コーディネートが締まらない。新しいサングラスコレクションを冬のコーデに合わせるのが楽しみです♡

Getting cozy with Happy Socks

With winter approaching, socks will undoubtedly become an important item to stay warm & cozy. Happy Socks sent me some adorable pairs of sock and briefs to prepare for the colder months ahead. And to all my lovely readers: shop at Happy Socks and enjoy 15% off with coupon code mariko.   Stay warm with Happy Socks! … Continue Reading

Charm bracelets by Glamulet

You might think charm bracelets are the thing of the past, when we would collect them as young girls and maybe trade them with our friends. But I recently discovered Glamulet, a jewelry brand where you can customize your own bracelets, rings and necklaces. I received 5 charms of varying designs and colors for my … Continue Reading

new kicks from MK

Some shiny, shiny new kicks thanks to Farfetch♡ I was surprised to find out I won the Farfetch x Unfollowers contest (you can see my post here), so I went on a little shopping spree and these beauties arrived on my doorstep. Thank you Farfetch!  

Happiness Boutique

  My beautiful, glamorous earrings from Happiness Boutique. These will instantly glam up a simple outfit for the upcoming fall/winter season. <3 Happiness Boutique のグラマラスなイアリング達。どんなシンプルなコーデでも、オシャレ度がぐーんと上がる気がする。秋冬が楽しみ♡

Blogger interview with zeroUV

How’s everyone’s week so far? I’ve been enjoying your comments on my latest posts – thank you! I’m happy to announce that my interview for zeroUV sunglasses is now up on their website under their “Blog Diaries” section. You can read the interview at “Blog Diaries: Samantha Mariko.” ZeroUV has the best selection of sunglasses … Continue Reading

Beach Closet

Misanga bracelets are very popular in Japan during the summer season, and I was lucky enough to receive this handmade set of 3 from Beach Closet. This is a new brand my friend recently started up, and her bracelets are all handmade with care. I love the chic navy against the pop of orange and … Continue Reading


This smiley bag is one of the many amazing gifts I received for my birthday. My agency is so awesome and so thoughtful. Smiles to brighten my day 🙂 Thank you so much! このスマイリーかごバッグは、誕生日プレゼントとして事務所から頂きました。ハッピーになれるバッグ、ありがとうございます!