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

5 Reasons Why It’s Important to Keep Challenging Yourself

The concept of challenge has been an important topic for me in the pursuit of growth and empowerment. As a student living in the California bubble, I didn’t really understand what it meant to truly challenge myself, and was afraid to try new things. As an adult having lived in Tokyo for over 5 years … Continue Reading

Gigi Hadid x Maybelline Collection Tokyo Launch Party

The much-anticipated Gigi Hadid x Maybelline Collection has announced its launch in Japan, and in celebration, the Maybelline Japan put together a grand party to introduce the collection and to also welcome Gigi herself. Read on for more about the party, the collection, and photos of the ever-beautiful Gigi! 待ちに待ったGigi Hadid x Maybellineコレクションの日本ローンチが発表され、それを記念する盛大なパーティーが開催されました。そして、Gigi本人もパーテイーのために来日!East Coast GlamとWest … Continue Reading

Louis Vuitton 2018 SS Men’s Collection Launch Party

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always known Louis Vuitton for their quality leather goods, the classic logo design recognizable anywhere in the world. So when I was invited to the Louis Vuitton Men’s collection launch party for their 2018 Spring Summer line, I was in for a pleasantly tropical surprise. Read on … Continue Reading

5 Things I Learned After 5 Years in Tokyo

Starting a brand new life in a different country is never easy. Even if you’ve visited many times and can speak the language fluently, there are so many things you can learn from totally immersing yourself in a different culture and surroundings than the one you grew up in. This is exactly what happened for … Continue Reading

A Time for Reflection – Looking Back on 2017

It’s surreal to think that it’s already Christmas Eve, and that in just one more week it’ll be 2018! The older I become, each year passes by more quickly than the previous one, and I’m pretty sure I’m not the only person who feels that way. And it’s already that time of year for reflection … Continue Reading

Jewel Tones for the Holidays

One of the perks of dressing during the holiday season is that it’s easier to find and wear items in deeper shades, aka jewel tones. Whether it’s ruby red or emerald green, these deep, luscious colors look becoming on anyone. And the best part? It makes your outfit look more expensive than it really is. … Continue Reading

Proud to Be a Woman featuring Josefinas

As Christmas season is approaching, I’ve been slowly transitioning my fall wardrobe to winter, using key pieces to make that switch.  In this post, I’ll be introducing some of my favorite items I’ve been wearing on repeat this season, including a special pair of customized shoes from Josefinas of Portugal. もうすぐクリスマスシーズン。ということで、秋から冬への移り変わりに合わせて、ワードローブもトランジションしやすいアイテムを着回してます。この記事では、最近愛用している秋から冬にかけてのアイテムを紹介します!もちろん、大好きなジョセフィナスシューズもね。 While I love wearing … Continue Reading

Red Hot

Red hot. Those were the first two words that came to mind when I was thinking of a title for this post. I’m the type of person that mainly sticks to blacks and grays in terms of clothing, but I do like the surprise factor of wearing a pop of color for those days I … Continue Reading

10 Things You May Not Know About Me

Tokyo has officially entered coat season, and everywhere I go, the holiday spirit is in the air. Earlier this week, I went to Tokyo Disneyland and it was so festive with all the Christmas decorates and the huge Christmas tree on Main Street. I always get excited when sweater weather is in full swing, because … Continue Reading