PRINCESS DIANA OFF-DUTY STYLE | THE CHIC LIST

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Princess Diana was known as the “People’s Princess.” She was a combination of relatable and aspirational in the way she cared about others and the way she dressed. I’ll never forget seeing a picture of her for the first time amongst my mother’s mementos in my grandparent’s house. I was about eight years old, and […]

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blog posts that brought me joy this year – the chic list

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The year 2020 was a difficult for all of us, but in the midst of adversity, I must be grateful: I’m thankful to God for my family, my friends, art and the ability to create. It was to storytelling through writing, music and my love for fashion that I turned to keep busy during the […]

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Pasadena city hall: why it’s one of my happy places

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I find serenity in my surroundings—whether that’s the setting, the sounds, the people—what I’m clothed in. That’s why Pasadena City Hall was the ultimate sanctuary for me a couple weekends ago. Surely, it’s no plot twist that my sister in style, Mari Makatsaria accompanied me on this venture. The marvel of columns crowned with a […]

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How a maxi dress can take you from summer to fall seamlessly

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We have reached that point in the month where September is beginning to flirt subtly with October. The point where slight breezes here and there tease those of us in Southern California with the promise of cooler air, the troth of fall. The plight of the mosquitos checking out of Bakersfield along with the heat. […]

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It’s my 24th Birthday! Here are my favorite memories from this past year

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*Come back for new posts every ‘Forward-Thinker-with-a-Vintage-Soul Friday!’ Moments before I come head-to-head with the monumental, my mother cheers: “Go get them, my lioness!” Perhaps it’s my lion’s mane (my hair is as thick as rope and I have a lot of it), or the fact that I’m a Leo (August 4), but I’ve always […]

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summer Loungewear you can take from home to town after the pandemic

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*Come back for new posts every ‘Forward-Thinker-with-a-Vintage-Soul Friday!’ Okay, I know I’ve recently made the case for off-duty style that isn’t loungewear, but in my defense this comfy set of isn’t sweats! There are ways to make laid-back look luxurious instead of lazy (and it’s totally fine to have your lazy days too, because let’s […]

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Safety in Style: Why it’s Chic to Be Cautious Right Now

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This pandemic has caused pandemonium. CNN reported that 44 million people in the United States have filed for unemployment since lockdown, over 100,000 people have died in the U.S. from COVID-19 already, and for three months, our country turned into a ghost town on steroids. That was, until the country began to slowly open up […]

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The Krischic Approved Way to Work at Home

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I’ll be honest, I’ve engaged in an unhealthy relationship with the word “productive” lately. This is mostly because during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s been a buzz word that stings. I have felt the pressure from myself as an overachiever and my from fellow Type-A personalities on social media to “use all this new free time” […]

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How to Throw An Afternoon Tea Party At Home!

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This Saturday’s descent down the family staircase felt like a passage out of an Elizabeth Gaskell novel meets Audrey Hepburn film. After all, I wore a Victorian-style off-the-shoulder dress trimmed in black lace, the low-scalloped neckline the right cut to show off my mother’s gold coin necklace. I grinned ear to golden-ornamented ear with red-rosy […]

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The 10 Chicest Fashion Documentaries to Watch While You Avoid Coronavirus

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Coronavirus, coronavirus, coronavirus. Oh my! The World Health Organization recently named the virus a pandemic, which means “a worldwide spread of a new disease.” The U.S. currently has the 8th most confirmed cases of the disease, many public events in the LA area and around the U.S. have been cancelled and Trump named COVID19 a […]

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