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

A black & gold affair

Black & gold has got to be one of my favorite color combinations to wear. When I was asked to style this Moussy x Adidas collaboration T-shirt, I immediately knew I wanted to style it with metallic items. In my previous outfit post, I wore their white T-shirt with distressed denim and silver flats, so … 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

RMK Color Mosaic Summer Collection 2017

RMK‘s new summer collection, “Color Mosaic,” has beauty lovers in Japan on their toes. For their spring collection, they had an impressive presentation as well as beautiful displays of past collections to familiarize the guests with the history of RMK (see post here). This time, they held an all-day event where guests could freely attend … Continue Reading

Nina Ricci Les Belles de Nina New Fragrance Launch

Nina Ricci launched two new beautiful fragrances, and I had the pleasure of attending the launch party in Tokyo. The concept behind the pair of perfumes is a deep and everlasting friendship, and models Frida Gustavsson and Jac Jagaciak portray exactly this. The two fragrances are Nina eau de toilette and Luna Blosson eau de … Continue Reading

Party-ready in Desigual by Christian Lacroix

Have you ever encountered a dilemma¬†when trying to find the perfect statement dress? Whether it’s the color, the style or the overall design, I’m sure many things factor in when choosing the right dress. I’m always on the lookout for something sophisticated and chic that is suitable for a party or event. When I was … Continue Reading

A Friday night at UCESS the Lounge

My second ever DJ set at UCESS the Lounge in Harajuku went surprisingly well, despite running late because the train stopped (boy, did I sweat it there!) and customers already in the venue waiting for the event to start. Last time I played for 40 minutes, but this time I played an hour-long set with … Continue Reading

You say goodbye, and I say hello

Oftentimes, song lyrics are a form of comfort for me, especially when the going gets tough. I recently experienced something rather unpleasant, and while it was difficult for me to grasp at first, I’m already recovering swiftly thanks to a fabulous support system and some smarter, less emotional thinking on my end. I told myself, … Continue Reading

Top 3 date spots in Tokyo for the holidays

My latest article for Cosmopolitan Japan is all about holiday illuminations for the perfect date in Tokyo. Camera in hand, I visited the prettiest spots for Christmas light viewing. Some areas are easily accessible as they are in the middle of the city, while others require a train and bus ride to reach. Let me … Continue Reading

PANDORA Autumn/Winter & Christmas Event

  The other night, a group of bloggers and influencers in Tokyo celebrated the launch of Pandora‘s Autumn/Winter & Christmas collections. They’re well know for their beautiful, quality jewelry, and I enjoyed seeing their new collections up close. Their rose gold collection and charm bracelets with a variety of beautiful charms to choose from are … Continue Reading