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

Top 3 date spots in Tokyo for the holidays

My latest article for Cosmopolitan Japan is all about holiday illuminations for the perfect date in Tokyo. Camera in hand, I visited the prettiest spots for Christmas light viewing. Some areas are easily accessible as they are in the middle of the city, while others require a train and bus ride to reach. Let me … Continue Reading

PANDORA Autumn/Winter & Christmas Event

  The other night, a group of bloggers and influencers in Tokyo celebrated the launch of Pandora‘s Autumn/Winter & Christmas collections. They’re well know for their beautiful, quality jewelry, and I enjoyed seeing their new collections up close. Their rose gold collection and charm bracelets with a variety of beautiful charms to choose from are … Continue Reading

Christmas-ing in Shibuya

I enjoyed a lovely Christmas evening in Shibuya with my friend Kellie (yes, also my co-worker!). She introduced me to Cafe Manduka, which serves boba drinks and other delicious desserts. And, yes, we did our shopping beforehand and also proceeded to do even more shopping afterwards. This is something I never did in the states … Continue Reading


  It’s been at least 7 years since I last went to Odaiba, so I was beyond excited to revisit this lovely place with my girlfriends today. Our plan was to grab lunch in Shinjuku and head over to Odaiba to watch fireworks, but unfortunately we missed 90% of the fireworks spectacular due to some … Continue Reading

White Christmas

  “A White Christmas”   Photos by Nobuyuki Nishihara Makeup by Asuka Takei Hair by Daisuke Ishii Wardrobe  by Ayaka Sato As promised, the photos from a Christmas-themed photo shoot I did with this amazing team. Merry early Christmas darlings.<3

Places to see, places to go

I was about to combine these photos with the photos from a runway show I attended this afternoon, but I thought about it again and I felt like these deserved their own post. I’ve been to Ebisu several times to attend runway class, but I’ve never been to the Ebisu Garden Place until today and … Continue Reading

Sunny days

Day two of my SF trip, downtown! I love the huge Christmas trees 🙂 (sweater: Madewell; purse: Gap; boots: Dolce Vita for Target)   It was a perfect day to wear my new sweater from Madewell – it’s so warm & cozy I could probably curl up in it. Luckily, an oversized men’s collared shirt paired … Continue Reading