Nakameguro strolling with Ghostdances

The cherry blossoms were not quite in full bloom, but Chris and I enjoyed the early blossoms and the crowds of people around Nakameguro area. Hopefully I’ll be able to see them in their glory before I leave for home sweet home California. And oh, you gotta check out these cute shoe accessories I got … Continue Reading

Retro Shibuya streets & teddy bear coats

Sometimes you think you know a location so well because you’ve been there so much, but it turns out you don’t really know. My photographer friend Viktor showed me an unknown area (at least to me) in Shibuya that was like time-traveling for me to the Showa Era. Tiny izakaya shops (aka Japanese bars) in … Continue Reading

OUTFIT | Short hair & statement earrings (plus a video!)

And the bob becomes shorter. I think this is the shortest I’ve ever had my hair, and I absolutely love it. Having the perfect cut can really add a sophisticated touch to an outfit. And with my shorter ‘do, I thought it would be a good opportunity to try some statement earrings. I fell in … Continue Reading

OUTFIT | Minimalist sorcery

Photo-shooting with Nahoko, round 2. It was Monday, I didn’t know what to wear on this chilly February day, so I threw together some of my favorite items at the moment. Sort of resembling a sorceress… not intentionally though. I almost wore my plaid scarf from Uniqlo until I realized it looked hideous with the … Continue Reading

Morning sunlight in an urban playground

  When my photographer, Nahoko, brought me to this lifting outing in the somewhat discreet area of Nogizaka, my first thought was, “What the hell is this place?” A playground for adults, perhaps, I have no clue. This is definitely not a place for children (ha!). These wooden structures were so interesting, so modern, and … Continue Reading