A Couture Tour with Krischic: Guo Pei in Orange County

For Chinese couture designer, Guo Pei, sartorial stories were her rebellion. Santa Ana’s Bowers Museum, which is currently hosting a retrospective of the designer’s work, is an assurance that her story is amplified in one of the capitals of Western Culture and fashion: the west coast. The couturier was born in Beijing in 1967, a […]

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Inside the Armani Redbox Pop-up

Everyone has their ‘power’ color: a hue that when you wear it, it makes you feel as if you can take on the world fearlessly. For me, red is that color: it’s powerful, it’s sultry, it’s classic (I’ve written a previous ode to red before). So as you can imagine, stepping inside Giorgio Armani’s redbox […]

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A DTLA Day and a Dolly Parton Exhibition

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Dolly and I can relate on a couple of levels–first off, despite her infamous song “9 to 5,” Dolly and I have both chosen career paths that do not fit within the time constraints of a nine-to-five job. Second, Dolly and I both love to sing. Third, we both have a knack for fashion, even […]

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BeautyCon Pop: My Makeup Mantra

Last weekend, I ventured through what I would call a beauty funhouse for makeup-lovers: BeautyCon Pop! Beautycon Pop is a ‘pop-up’ experience where different cosmetic brands have taken over individual rooms and decorated according to their aesthetic preferences: Makeup brand, Limecrime opted for a neon museum of bright pinks and greens with “The Birth of […]

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A Digital Dive Inside LA’s Dover Street Market

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You know how there’s that saying, “all roads lead to Rome?” Well in my case, all blogging boulevards lead me back to discussing London. This time, it’s not just me reminiscing, okay? I am here to tell you that Dover Street Market, which originated on Dover Street in London’s Mayfair neighborhood, has officially found a […]

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A Vintage Soul in Old Hollywood

I have ‘reel’ obsession with Old Hollywood–the films, the music, the outfits…the whole lot. My guilty pleasures are watching Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe movies on a night in, sipping a glass of red wine while looking outside my balcony at the Los Angeles skyline, dreaming of the allure of that bygone time period. One […]

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Keeping it Club-Chic: Inside the Hermès Carre Club in LA

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The warehouse on Melrose was like a vortex into a cultured fashion girl’s paradise. But could any less be expected of Hermès’ pop-up shop, Hermès Carre Club? All around were live presentations of artists designing future Hermès heritage scarves–from the intricate paintings on the canvas to the luxurious silk squares that women would in a […]

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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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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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