Breathe, Chill & Relax – How to Feel Less Overwhelmed

I think many of us stumble upon those moments when we feel too overwhelmed with everything that’s going on in life that it’s nearly impossible to think straight. I’ve been there too. And when that happens, it’s important to know the best way to undo all the anxiety and stress. In this post, I want … Continue Reading

3 Tokyo-based Streetwear Brands You Need To Know

My personal style has changed significantly over the years due to many factors. The most important one is probably the fact that I get to work with different brands, which in turn allows me to try new styles. And as I discover new brands and become acquainted with the creative minds behind them, each one … Continue Reading

5 Reasons Why It’s Important to Keep Challenging Yourself

The concept of challenge has been an important topic for me in the pursuit of growth and empowerment. As a student living in the California bubble, I didn’t really understand what it meant to truly challenge myself, and was afraid to try new things. As an adult having lived in Tokyo for over 5 years … Continue Reading

Happy Valentine’s Day Pt. 2 in Intimissimi

My Valentine’s Day posts aren’t over quite yet! I know lingerie isn’t only for Valentine’s Day, but it definitely is an excuse to wear that new lace bra or that silky slip dress. In this post, I’d like to introduce one of my favorites – Italian lingerie brand Intimissimi. Read on for reasons why I … Continue Reading

Happy Valentine’s Day in the Peach John “Miracle Work Bra”

Happy Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s is one of my favorite days of the year because whether or not you have a significant other, you can still celebrate with your friends, and show the special people in your life how much you love and care. A box of pretty chocolates, a bouquet of beautiful roses, or a … Continue Reading

3 Reasons Why You Should Take Blog Photos in Shibuya

I always feel lucky to be living in a world-famous metropolitan city called Tokyo. And obviously, there are many perks that come with it, one of them being a blogger’s ideal photo shoot heaven. It is one of the most convenient cities to take those edgy street-style photos, no matter the genre. Out of all … Continue Reading

5 Things I Learned After 5 Years in Tokyo

Starting a brand new life in a different country is never easy. Even if you’ve visited many times and can speak the language fluently, there are so many things you can learn from totally immersing yourself in a different culture and surroundings than the one you grew up in. This is exactly what happened for … Continue Reading

Wishing you a DOPE 2018

Happy New Year everyone! Wishing you all a DOPE & prosperous 2018 full of love, good health, and success. 皆さん、明けましておめでとうございます!今年もどうぞ宜しくお願い致します。2018年は皆さんにとって幸運、健康と愛に恵まれた1年になることを願っています。 How did you spend your New Years? To be truthful, my last week of 2017 was pretty shitty – I was in bed every single night with a fever (this probably wouldn’t have happened if I … Continue Reading

A Time for Reflection – Looking Back on 2017

It’s surreal to think that it’s already Christmas Eve, and that in just one more week it’ll be 2018! The older I become, each year passes by more quickly than the previous one, and I’m pretty sure I’m not the only person who feels that way. And it’s already that time of year for reflection … Continue Reading

Jewel Tones for the Holidays

One of the perks of dressing during the holiday season is that it’s easier to find and wear items in deeper shades, aka jewel tones. Whether it’s ruby red or emerald green, these deep, luscious colors look becoming on anyone. And the best part? It makes your outfit look more expensive than it really is. … Continue Reading