What I Wore to the 92nd Oscars Red Carpet

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Is it to presumptuous to say these pre-Oscar snaps deserve to win “Best Picture?” Or for this dress to win “Best Costume Design?” You be the judge of Acada-me. I’d apologize for the triple pun I just served you, but I think you know me well enough to realize it’d be unauthentic to do so! […]

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British Things to Do in (And Around) LA

This guide was a long time coming, and I’m sorry I drew it out longer than the War of the Roses!  Dedicated readers know all too well that I’m an anglophile, something I haven’t been able to shake since living in London for an entire year (granted I had an obsession with all things British […]

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Start 2020 With Your Strongest Suit

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My mind sometimes flickers to childhood memories of my father picking out his workwear in the mornings. It’s funny: I frequently talk about how my mother’s style affected my relationship with fashion, but in a way so did my father’s. As a chief executive officer, he has always had a closet chalk-full of tailored suits […]

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Four 2019 Trends Here to Stay: Shirley Holmes is on the Clothing Case

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They call me Shirley Holmes, fashion detective (actually they don’t, but I’m manifesting it). I’m always sleuthing to find what’s the latest in fashion so that it’s no mystery to my followers. In this installment of the Shirley Holmes: The Clothing Chronicles, my best friend, Mari Makatsaria joins the case, like a wardrobe-conscious Watson. We […]

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That was So Last Decade: My Style Evolution

It was a wintry afternoon in 2010 during cheer practice. I was bundled in a hot pink Victoria Secret Pink crew neck, black velour track pants and knitted black Uggs when my fellow cheerleader and friend turned to me and said: “Kristin, I love your outfit. You have the BEST style.” The last five words […]

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Velvet Trimmings for Christmas

Velvet? For Christmas? Groundbreaking. Steadfast Krischic readers will know that I devotedly deck in the luxe fabric during this time of year (2017, 2018 and 2018 again!), but only recently did I discover the silk thread’s seductive powers on me. The key is in the connotation: during the Renaissance period specifically, wearing velvet was an […]

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Manet and the Fashion Girl on the Move

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It was a chance encounter that I came coat-to-coat with Edouard Manet’s “Portrait of Isabelle Lemonnier with a Muff.” Sure, my Sunday visit to the Getty Museum was the product of intentionality, specifically to see their latest exhibition, Manet and Modern Beauty. I came across longtime favorites by the French modernist painter (1832-1883) like “Spring” […]

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Silver Belle: Winter Wear Inspired by Little Women

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Jo March of Little Women once said that she likes “good strong words that mean something,” and as a journalist and blogger, I have to say that I resonate strongly with the sentiment. That’s why when I sit at the keyboard and prepare to type up a blog post for you all, I put pressure […]

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Midnight in Beverly Hills

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A cobblestone street dotted with lampposts enchants me. This strip lies at the center of the luxury fashion flagships that lines downtown Beverly hills and attracts visitors from all around the world every single day. As I walk past those well-curated shop windows and step onto the cobblestones with my floral open-toed heels, the wind […]

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The Dressing Guide to Parties in LA: Keeping Up with Krischic

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Entertainment news like all news never sleeps, so neither do I. It is true what they say: there is always something happening in LA. Every. Single. Night. Especially when your profession is entertainment, these events and parties become a part of your weekly schedule. I’m an adventurous spirit, so I find playing Tetris with my […]

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