All that shines is gold

Metallics are a great way to add spice to any outfit, whether it be a top, a bag, a skirt, shoes, or accessories. I always make sure I have a variety of metallic items in my closet for easy mix and matching. So when I spotted this deep gold pleated skirt on Shopbop, I knew … Continue Reading

Bright fall colors

The transition from summer to fall is probably one of my favorite in-between seasons in Japan. The unbearable humidity of the summer gradually lessens, bringing the crisp, autumn days. While the month of September is still quite warm, it’s hard to hold back the urge to start wearing fall-inspired outfits. Since it’s still a bit … Continue Reading

2 nights in Venice, 1 day in Milan

The last part of my Italy trip consisted of 2 nights in Venice and a day trip to Milan. Both cities were more than I had dreamed of – Venice being the romantic city above the water with a life of its own, Milan being full of hustle bustle, with larger buildings and fancy shopping … 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

Sporty, spice and everything nice in Fenty X Puma

Ever since international sensation Rihanna launched her brand Fenty X Puma, I’ve been inspired by her edgy street-style collections and have added a few pieces to my own wardrobe. This time, I was asked to try out the Farfetch shopping app, and I knew I had to get myself a pair of the Fenty X … Continue Reading

Romantic black floral in Paris

Have you ever heard someone say that Paris is the “city of romance?” While lovey-dovey romance wasn’t in the air for me, I did enjoy the beautiful scenery of Paris and the romantic French language all around me as I toured the city. One thing I noticed during my travels is that I really dress … Continue Reading

How to stay motivated even if you’re in summer mode

It’s summer, and even though you know you need to finish a project here or run an errand there, it can be pretty hard to stay motivated when you’re so tempted to grab your favorite bathing suit and run off to the beach . Trust me, I’ve been there, too, and here are some tips … Continue Reading

Shades of cool in home sweet Tokyo

After a long yet short trip to Paris, I am finally back in home sweet Tokyo. While I won’t get into details here, I did encounter a small list of unexpected events throughout my trip; but despite such setbacks, traveling to the city of my dreams was the best thing I did for myself, and … Continue Reading

How I started modeling + some modeling tips

I did not expect myself to be a model, or at least make it modeling one of my occupations. But here I am in Tokyo, slowly but surely building my career hand-in-hand with my blogging. My first photo shoot was actually during my university days, probably about 7 or so years ago (I may have … Continue Reading

Ginza, the Beverly Hills of Tokyo

June is here, and so are the warmer, sunnier days that have been on a continuous streak for the past week or so. The rainy season usually starts mid-June, so I’m making sure to enjoy the beautiful weather until then. This weekend, I did a photo shoot at Zushi beach in Kanagawa prefecture, and my … Continue Reading