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

Store opening parties are probably my favorite, because it means viewing a brand in a different light, with new and improved interior design and concept. Read on for more about the FENDI party at their Omotesando store in collaboration with ELLE Girl Japan. ブランドの新しい店舗のオープニングパーティーの良さは、そのブランドをもっと新鮮な角度から観れることと、リニューアルされたインテリアを楽しめることです。今回ご招待いただいたFENDI x ELLE Girl Japanのコラボレーションパーティーの華やかな様子を是非ご覧になって下さい!   FENDI Omotesando Store FENDI just recently … 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 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

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