John Lennon-inspired

I picked up these round-frame sunglasses at Free People this past weekend for a really good deal (I <3 sales), and even though the lenses are larger, they do remind me of John Lennon’s. I used to think a lot of different frames weren’t fit for my face shape, but I realized maybe it was … 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

Modern and vintage vibes in Ochanomizu

I hope the weather stays this nice in Tokyo for the rest of winter. No matter how cold it gets, the sunlight always makes a difference. Even in pictures, it makes a huge difference. Lisa from Paint with Stars sure knows how to use the natural light to her advantage! This time, we trekked over … Continue Reading

OUTFIT | Knit Dress + Vans

I always love a simple outfit, especially when it only consists of two items + accessories. I picked up this knit dress from Madewell last week. The day I took these near Sawtelle, it was warm enough to wear it by itself, but I’ve worn it with black skinnies on colder days (I’d rather not … Continue Reading

Lazy Monday

  My day in pictures – G and I stopped by Urth Cafe for a quick lunch, and then headed over to Diamond Bar  to see what it’s all about. With some helpful recommendations from a friend, I checked out some Asian-style clothing and cosmetics stores, and then had dinner at a Japanese curry restaurant … Continue Reading