Bright fall colors

The transition from summer to fall is probably one of my favorite in-between seasons in Japan. The unbearable humidity of the summer gradually lessens, bringing the crisp, autumn days. While the month of September is still quite warm, it’s hard to hold back the urge to start wearing fall-inspired outfits. Since it’s still a bit … Continue Reading

Sporty, spice and everything nice in Fenty X Puma

Ever since international sensation Rihanna launched her brand Fenty X Puma, I’ve been inspired by her edgy street-style collections and have added a few pieces to my own wardrobe. This time, I was asked to try out the Farfetch shopping app, and I knew I had to get myself a pair of the Fenty X … Continue Reading

On body image & accepting yourself

Body image. Where do I even begin? As one who has been working in the entertainment industry for over 5 years now, it’s a constantly gnawing topic that seems to linger no matter how many times I try to brush it off my mind. It’s a controversial topic that frequently headlines all types of news … Continue Reading

Fifty is the limit – street-style caps by Done

I love a brand with a story. And DoneĀ is one of those brands, and when they offered some of their stylish caps to try, I was immediately on board. Their concept is “50 is the limit,” meaning they only make 50 of each item. Pretty unique, right? Done produces limited and numbered caps, featured by … Continue Reading

Chill Out It’s Summer Mix

Even though it’s already mid-August and fall is fast approaching, I still want to stay in summer mode as long as possible. Ever since the beginning of the summer, creating a DJ mix has always been on the back of my mind since I knew many of my online friends and readers have never seen … Continue Reading

A view of the Eiffel Tower

It has always been my dream to see the iconic Eiffel Tower with my own eyes. My friend Yuri, who was also my tour guide during my first week in Paris, surprised me with the best scenic view of the Tower. I think my jaw literally dropped when I turned the corner and saw the … Continue Reading

Romantic black floral in Paris

Have you ever heard someone say that Paris is the “city of romance?” While lovey-dovey romance wasn’t in the air for me, I did enjoy the beautiful scenery of Paris and the romantic French language all around me as I toured the city. One thing I noticed during my travels is that I really dress … Continue Reading

How to stay motivated even if you’re in summer mode

It’s summer, and even though you know you need to finish a project here or run an errand there, it can be pretty hard to stay motivated when you’re so tempted to grab your favorite bathing suit and run off to the beach . Trust me, I’ve been there, too, and here are some tips … Continue Reading

Shades of cool in home sweet Tokyo

After a long yet short trip to Paris, I am finally back in home sweet Tokyo. While I won’t get into details here, I did encounter a small list of unexpected events throughout my trip; but despite such setbacks, traveling to the city of my dreams was the best thing I did for myself, and … Continue Reading

Hello July, Hello summer

Hello July! I can’t believe we’re already in the second half of 2017. July is my birthday month, so it makes sense that summer is my favorite season of the year. Growing up, I was always envious of the other kids that had birthdays during the school year since the entire class could celebrate with … Continue Reading