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

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

MAKE UP FOR EVER Shinjuku Lumine 2 launch party

After waving goodbye to summer vacation, it’s time to put on those party shoes and get ready for the upcoming fall festivities. And what better way to welcome the fall season by DJ-ing for Make Up For Ever’s Shinjuku Lumine 2 store launch party! 夏休み明けは、秋にしか楽しめないイベントやパーティーが盛りだくさん!そんな中、世界的に有名なメイクブランド、メイクアップフォーエバーの新宿ルミネ2店のローンチパーティーで今月DJをやらせていただきました! Shinjuku Lumine 2 is a department store connected to JR … 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

Elegant street chic on Melrose

LA always reminds me of my university days, back when I had the privilege of attending UCLA. Coincidentally, Chase, my photographer for this shoot, is also a UCLA alumni from the Anderson School of Business. Background story about these photos: my brother and I decided to wait in line for the Daft Punk exhibition at … Continue Reading

Party outfit ideas for less

What better way to start the new year than with a stylish party look for less? Shopbop currently has a huge selection of items on sale, and because the dresses really caught my eye (maybe because of the holiday season), I decided to put together 4 evening looks. Everything that is curated here is all … Continue Reading

Holiday sweaters for under $100

Since the Christmas holidays come around only once a year, it makes sense not to spend a fortune on one or more holiday sweaters. I’ve picked up some cute and affordable holiday sweaters from Shopbop for your shopping pleasure. You can check out more selections here on Shopbop or by clicking one of the buttons below. … Continue Reading

Holiday gift guide & Shopbop sale!

The holidays are fast approaching, and ’tis the season for giving and receiving. Of course I’d love to give thoughtful and quality gifts for my friends, but why not do that AND save some $$? SHOPBOP & EAST DANE are both having their big sale starting now until Tuesday, November 29th at 11:59 P.M. PST … Continue Reading

7 Home decor items to spice up your room

Sometimes when you want to change up the interior decor in your room but don’t have enough time or money, just adding and changing a few items can instantly freshen the look. Here are a 7 cute home decor items I came across on Shopbop: 1.SunnyLife Large Pineapple Candle // 2. SunnyLife Large Flamingo Neon Light // 3. Gift … Continue Reading

10 Black ballet flats for every occasion

There is always a party or some other function going on in Tokyo, and of course, I like to look my best. But in a city like Tokyo where most people don’t own cars and have to take public transportation to get from place to place, walking in heels for long periods of time is … Continue Reading