Ensembles and Exhibtions The Crown Costumes at the Paley Center

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The Crown is one of the most expensive shows ever made according to Business Insider (and costs even more than the actual Queen Elizabeth “costs the UK” according to the BBC, so granted, the costumes are going to be equally resplendent. Now, having the opportunity to see, in person costume designer Michelle Clapton’s (she also […]

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How to Not Dress for the Occasion…Oops

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If there’s anything I’ve learned about making it in fashion, it’s that the trendsetters are the ones that don’t follow the rules: they wear what they feel confident in at their desired venue. Now, I am not talking about wearing a ball gown to a coffee shop, or a swimsuit to the office—please, please don’t […]

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Vintage and Vele: The Chic, Ethical Bag You Need Right Now

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There is a common misconception that that fashionistas are women obsessed with dressing well for the mere goal of looking good. But fashion is more than the elevation of aesthetic: it can be used as a force for positive change.   This is the vision of Vele, a travel accessories brand that marries chic with […]

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Ensembles and Exhibitions: Louis Vuitton’s Time Capsule Exhibition in LA

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A pod-like structure was plopped in the middle of the Westfield Century City Atrium from May 18 to June 10. Inside it nestled treasures from the last 164 years of the great fashion house Louis Vuitton. I stepped inside–itching to see some artifacts of history that were also archives of fashion. I kid you not […]

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Winery Wear in St. Helena

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Every time my parents suggest a trip to Napa, I can’t help but think… “wine” not? This was my third trip to Napa since my 21st birthday last year (check out the blog posts here, here and here). Coming back to an old favorite brunch spot that is definitely my ArcheTYPE (it’s the name of […]

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Krischic at Kenwood [House]

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And so the London saga continues… the next setting: Kenwood House. Located in Hampstead Heath, this Georgian abode that was home to William Murray, First Earl of Mansfield according to The Telegraph, is an enchanting estate. Each room is filled with life-like portraits of bygone aristocrats and royals in all their historic finery. But the […]

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Keeping it Krisbeach: Pick the Summer Dress That’s Right for You

Scorching summers call for cute summer dresses–but don’t sweat it. The simple solution to staying cool while remaining styling lies in a flowy summer dress. You may be thinking–this isnt’ news to me Kristin. Everyone knows that a summer dress is the best option for the hot months of June, July and August. That’s why […]

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Breaking News… I Graduated! Here’s How I Celebrated

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I stepped into the luxurious, Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills in my clear Jeffrey Campbell heels on the afternoon of my graduation from Pepperdine University. The footwear was characteristic of Cinderella—but not the only reason I felt like a princess—no, not even my frilly, powder pink Cinq a Sept lace gown did the trick. Where […]

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Everyone Has a Story — This is Mine

Whenever I describe to people why I chose journalism as my major, I say it’s because it’s an introverted-extrovert’s job. I have a love affair with telling stories. I love seeing a person’s face light up when they are orating something they are deeply passionate about, or an anecdote of their past that has shaped […]

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