My week on Instagram

So sorry for not posting for a while! It was a really hectic week this past week – I was working 6 days and trying to squeeze in events and meetings in between. I don’t really do this much, but I thought I would tell you about my week through my Instagram photos: Fridays are … Continue Reading

Instagram outfits #6 – Sugar

I’m starting to realize my style changes every time I post an Instagram outfit post… This post features two of my favorite items for the spring season – my gray cotton sweater and black & white stadium jacket, both from Le Ciel Bleu. And hopefully I’ll have more outfits with my tapered denim next time … Continue Reading

Instagram Outfits #5

Getting ready for spring when it’s still freezing cold in Tokyo! My most recent Instagram outfits for your viewing pleasure. (Outfit 1 shirt: Equipment; skirt: Forever 21; flats: J.crew) (Outfit 2 blouse: Forever 21; sweater: Topshop; pants: H&M; flats: Zara) (Outfit 3 sweater & pants: Uniqlo; jacket: Le Ciel Bleu; flats: Oriental Traffic) (Outfit 4 … Continue Reading

Instagram outfits #4

Another set of outfits from Instagram 🙂   (Outfit 1 sweater: Madewell; leggings: Topshop; shoes: Zara) (Outfit 2 jacket: Le Ciel Bleu; shirt: Equipment; pants: Gap; shoes: Converse) (Outfit 3 sweater: Topshop; skirt: g.u.; tights: old from Fred Segal; shoes: Converse) (Outfit 4 beanie: Le Ciel Bleu; sweater: Topshop; pants: Uniqlo; boots: Doc Martens; necklace: … Continue Reading

Instagram outfits #3

More outfit photos from Instagram! (Outfit 1 sweater: Le Ciel Bleu; shirt: Gap; leggings: Topshop; booties: Madewell) (Outfit 2 sweater: Gap; shirt: Uniqlo; pants: Le Ciel Bleu; shoes: Converse; rings: Topshop) (Outfit 3 blouse: Forever 21; vest: Zara; pants: Le Ciel Bleu; heels: Christian Siriano for Payless; rings: Topshop) (Outfit 4 sweater: Gap; skirt: Forever 21; boots: Doc … Continue Reading

Instagram outfits

Some recent outfit photos from Instagram. I linked the items I purchased recently – everything else I already had in my closet or I couldn’t find it online. Which outfit do you like best? Enjoy <3 (Outfit 1 sweater: Gap; hat: Loaves; leggings: Topshop; shoes: Zara; necklace: Forever 21) (Outfit 2 sweater: Topshop; skirt: Zara; … Continue Reading

Pink is key

    I would have never thought to wear an outfit like this had it not been for my work. Le Ciel Bleu has changed my outlook on fashion immensely – the Samantha 2 months ago would not be wearing a knit hat of any color, especially bright pink. And with a pencil skirt. Sounds … Continue Reading

My week via Instagram

It’s been a week since I’ve arrived in Tokyo, and despite the humidity, I’m enjoying the fast-pace lifestyle here. There isn’t too much to update right now; hopefully I’ll have more interesting blog posts coming up soon. If you haven’t already, follow me on Instagram (@samanthamariko). 🙂 [Sayaka Araki – Butcher’s Table – Fukutoshin subway … Continue Reading


I [finally] started using Instagram after getting a new phone, and here are some of the first few pictures I’ve taken. Essie’s “tart deco,” matching leather watches, and a retro car parked outside of Ralphs, to name a few. Follow me on Instagram at samanthamariko!