How to wear a bold T-shirt 3 ways for fall

Being a California girl through and through, wearing T-shirts is second nature for me and I probably own more than I really need. I’ve recently noticed that wearing bold-colored tees is the trend this fall, so I picked one up for myself – a bright purple logo T-shirt from Studio Wear by Moussy, their newest … Continue Reading

When you want to be like a butterfly

I don’t think I’m the only one out there, but I tend to dress according to my mood each day. Some days I’ll wear the most casual outfit, T-shirt, jeans & sneakers complete. Other days, my inner girly-girl will crave that lady-like dress with a pair of killer heels. Even though my style is all … Continue Reading

Fifty is the limit – street-style caps by Done

I love a brand with a story. And DoneĀ is one of those brands, and when they offered some of their stylish caps to try, I was immediately on board. Their concept is “50 is the limit,” meaning they only make 50 of each item. Pretty unique, right? Done produces limited and numbered caps, featured by … 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

Dior for Love – Miss Dior x Rouge Dior Party

Dior recently launched two new beauty products, the new Miss Dior Eau de parfum and the Rouge Dior liquid lipsticks. The special event titled “DIOR FOR LOVE” celebrated the dual launch of these products, and the special appearances of brand ambassador Natalie Portman, Dior perfumer-creator, Francois Demachy and makeup creative & image director Peter Philips … 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

The Power of “NO”

Saying “no” can be one of the most difficult things to say to someone. It can change relationships, hurt people, and even cut ties with the other individual or party. I’ve had to do it countless times in both professional and private settings – saying no to people I considered my friends because they were … Continue Reading

A taste of tropical

I wish I didn’t have to say this, but I’ve had an unexpected case of writer’s block on top of an extremely hectic week this past week. With my mother visiting for only a week from California and my best friend from high school visiting Japan this month for the first time, I wanted to … Continue Reading

LA meets Tokyo street style with UNTITLED CLUB

Growing up in California and having lived in LA for a couple of years during university, it’s hard for me to let go of that way of thinking and I think it shows in my personal style. After moving to Tokyo 5 years ago, I’ve also acquired a lot of the Tokyo street style that’s … Continue Reading

Stand Out From The Crowd

Standing out from the crowd – this is actually tougher than it sounds. Some people are naturally gifted with extroverted personalities. I have and still meet people who are bold in their actions and speech, and from an introverted girl’s POV, it’s something I’ve always looked up to. But I don’t let my shyness keep … Continue Reading