Life Lessons – Go with the Flow

Every year I go back to my roots – my native hometown in southern California to refresh & rewind. It’s always an exciting prospect when I think about visiting my friends and family from back home, and it’s great to be away from Tokyo even if it’s only for two short weeks. A chance to … Continue Reading

3 Tokyo-based Streetwear Brands You Need To Know

My personal style has changed significantly over the years due to many factors. The most important one is probably the fact that I get to work with different brands, which in turn allows me to try new styles. And as I discover new brands and become acquainted with the creative minds behind them, each one … Continue Reading

3 Reasons Why You Should Take Blog Photos in Shibuya

I always feel lucky to be living in a world-famous metropolitan city called Tokyo. And obviously, there are many perks that come with it, one of them being a blogger’s ideal photo shoot heaven. It is one of the most convenient cities to take those edgy street-style photos, no matter the genre. Out of all … 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

Wishing you a DOPE 2018

Happy New Year everyone! Wishing you all a DOPE & prosperous 2018 full of love, good health, and success. 皆さん、明けましておめでとうございます!今年もどうぞ宜しくお願い致します。2018年は皆さんにとって幸運、健康と愛に恵まれた1年になることを願っています。 How did you spend your New Years? To be truthful, my last week of 2017 was pretty shitty – I was in bed every single night with a fever (this probably wouldn’t have happened if I … Continue Reading

Tokyo is yours – & a new DJ mix!

It feels so good to be back with a fresh new post. With Tokyo Fashion Week this past week, and also preparing for another DJ gig this weekend and working on my new DJ mix (read on to the end!), it was pretty damn hectic. And when life gets too hectic, I sometimes have to … Continue Reading

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

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

Fifty is the limit – street-style caps by Done

I love a brand with a story. And Done 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

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