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

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

FENDI x ELLE girl Japan party in Omotesando

FENDI just recently opened their new location in Omotesando, and it was the perfect timing to visit the beautiful store for their party in collaboration with ELLE girl Japan. The first thing I saw when I stepped in were the cute, furry FENDI creatures who were ready to take photos with the guests. The first … 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

How I started blogging + some blogging tips

A couple of days ago, I asked my followers on Instagram what kind of content they’d like to read on my upcoming blog posts. I mentioned having a somewhat bad case of writer’s block in my last post, and I thought the easiest way to start planning future posts was to ask you, my readers. … Continue Reading

LA meets Tokyo street style

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 style that’s trending … Continue Reading

Retro kimono style in SALZ Tokyo

The kimono is probably my most favorite traditional garment of clothing, not only because I am Japanese, but because there are endless ways to style one, depending on the season, the design of the kimono, and what accessories you wear it with. It’s easier to get your hands on a yukata, the lighter garment worn … Continue Reading