Hints of Spring – Be Bold

Spring is finally here, and a new season marks the beginning of changes to come for many. In Japan, ¬†cherry blossom season is when the school year ends and the new one begins, signifying change and growth. Maybe it is as simple as the warm weather and the beautiful cherry blossoms that are finally giving … Continue Reading

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

2 days in Florence, Italy

Like Rome, Florence was another beautiful city with its own historical and architectural flavor. My mother and I actually didn’t stay here a full two days, since we traveled from Rome the first day and traveled to Venice the next afternoon. I wish we had more time to explore the city, but I’m glad we … Continue Reading

Listening to music in style with Sudio Sweden

  Listening to music on the go has changed for me completely thanks to Sudio Sweden’s wireless earphones and headphones. When they first sent me the VASA BLA¬†wireless Bluetooth earphones, I was amazed at the quality of the sound, and how much outdoor noise it blocked while I was listening to my music (with all … Continue Reading

Reflecting back on 2016 and New Year’s resolutions

As I get older, each year seems to fly by before I know it. As scary as that sounds, I do try to make each day fulfilling and help me grow as a person. I enjoy writing up my “reflection” post at the end of each year because it’s the one time I can sit … Continue Reading

Summer jumpsuit style (feat. Comptoir des Cotonniers)

A jumpsuit with a sophisticated silhouette and design is a must have for the summer months. I would wear this one from Comptoir des Cotonniers every day if I could – it’s the simplest way to exude Parissiene chic without much effort. I paired it with a relaxed fit jacket also from the same collection, … Continue Reading

Mixing multiple styles in one outfit

  I’m a hybrid, meaning I’m a mix between two different ethnicities, two different cultures. I’m bilingual, hence why my blog is written in English and Japanese, and also why I can understand both Japanese and American culture better than some. And ever since I’ve started living in Japan, my style has changed significantly as … Continue Reading

Comptoir des Cotonniers 2016/17 AW Exhibition

“Belle de jour et de nuit” – the concept of the Comptoir des Cotonniers 2016/17 AW collection is “spending a day as beautiful as the night sky.” What a beautiful thing to say, the beauty of it is reflected in their upcoming collection. With boho-chic and preppy styles for daytime, transitioning to elegant and sensual … Continue Reading

Comptoir des Cotonniers 2016 Spring/Summer Showroom

I always love visiting the Comptoir des Cotonniers showroom, and this time my friend Amy and I checked out their lovely 2016 Spring/Summer collection. Starting with their trademark “Canyon Pink,” this collection embodied everything sweet and feminine, created with beautiful colors and textures perfect for spring. My favorite were the “La Slash” shoes with the … Continue Reading

OUTFIT | Sporty-casual in adidas

Just as much as I like looking dressed-up and feminine, there’s this super casual and I’ll-wear-whatever-the-fuck-I-want side of me. I love wearing my dresses, skirts. crop tops and blouses, but I also like my loose boyfriend-fit jeans with a plain graphic tee. And I’m really hooked on this club-D remix of Iggy Azalea’s “Work.” Check … Continue Reading