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

A Time for Reflection – Looking Back on 2017

It’s surreal to think that it’s already Christmas Eve, and that in just one more week it’ll be 2018! The older I become, each year passes by more quickly than the previous one, and I’m pretty sure I’m not the only person who feels that way. And it’s already that time of year for reflection … Continue Reading

Jewel Tones for the Holidays

One of the perks of dressing during the holiday season is that it’s easier to find and wear items in deeper shades, aka jewel tones. Whether it’s ruby red or emerald green, these deep, luscious colors look becoming on anyone. And the best part? It makes your outfit look more expensive than it really is. … Continue Reading

Proud to Be a Woman featuring Josefinas

As Christmas season is approaching, I’ve been slowly transitioning my fall wardrobe to winter, using key pieces to make that switch.  In this post, I’ll be introducing some of my favorite items I’ve been wearing on repeat this season, including a special pair of customized shoes from Josefinas of Portugal. もうすぐクリスマスシーズン。ということで、秋から冬への移り変わりに合わせて、ワードローブもトランジションしやすいアイテムを着回してます。この記事では、最近愛用している秋から冬にかけてのアイテムを紹介します!もちろん、大好きなジョセフィナスシューズもね。 While I love wearing … Continue Reading

Red Hot

Red hot. Those were the first two words that came to mind when I was thinking of a title for this post. I’m the type of person that mainly sticks to blacks and grays in terms of clothing, but I do like the surprise factor of wearing a pop of color for those days 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

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

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